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Dr. Gary, Dog Veterinarian
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Experience:  DVM, Emergency Veterinarian; BS (Physiology) Michigan State Univ
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My vet said to give our 9 lb dog, my vet said to give our 9

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my vet said to give our 9 lb dog
JA: I'll do all I can to help. What is wrong with the dog?
Customer: my vet said to give our 9 lb dog 1/2 a benedril 2xday. they are capsuls so can I give 1 tablet once a day dry skin
JA: What is the dog's name and age?
Customer: ceecee lamore 2yr old yorkie --she was a stray walking thru a snow storm and nobody claimed her
JA: Have you looked to see if there is a wound on their foot?
Customer: sorry it took so long. ceecee has no visible sores on her paws but she seems to have a pad missing. she digs at her feet and body constantly
JA: What is the dog's name?
Customer: cee cee
JA: Is there anything else the Veterinarian should be aware of about the stray dog?
Customer: nothing she was checked by vet and had shots and spayed when we took her home she has no flees-just dry skin
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dog
Expert:  PitRottMommy replied 11 months ago.

Hello and thank you for your question. I am a Veterinary Nurse with over 15 years experience and I have assisted in the care of many pets with this particular medical concern. It would be my pleasure to assist you today. Is it possible for me to obtain some additional information from you about your companion?

1) Are you just needing to know the safe dosage of benadryl for your 9# *****?