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She is a 12 year old pom with kennel cough. she weighs about…

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She is a 12 year old pom with kennel cough. she weighs about 7 pounds and i understand i can treat her with robitussin dm. I just need to know how much to give her

Veterinarian's Assistant: I'll do all I can to help. Coughing can be worrying. The Expert will know what you should do. What is the pom's name and age?

Malory and she is 12

Veterinarian's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Veterinarian should know about Malory?

She just started this yesterday

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Ideally we use an antibiotic + an anti-tussive for kennel cough. If you can get her seen for some antibiotics, that would be ideal.

In the mean time, you can give 1/4 teaspoon of Robitussin DM every 8-12 hours to help blunt the cough response.

I hope this helps, let me know if you have any other questions.

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Great response. Dr was very helpful

You're welcome. Happy to help.

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Hi Larry,

I'm just following up on our conversation about your pet. How is everything going?

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