Dog Medication

Dog medication is a category that details the many types of prescription and non-prescription drugs available for dogs.

This category deals with everything related to dog medications including the costs, side-effects, pros and cons. In some posts, you’ll find alternatives to drugs that might work just as good.

If your veterinarian recommends any kind of medication for your dog, it’s important to understand the instructions, the reasons for prescribing, and what you can expect.

Posts in this category include things like Apoquel for Dogs and the Right Gabapentin Dosage for dogs.

Previcox for dogs

Previcox for Dogs: Safety, Side-Effects, and Alternative Medicine.

Previcox for dogs is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug designed to decrease pain associated with osteoarthritis in dogs. In some cases, it’s also used to control postoperative pain and inflammation associated with soft tissue and orthopedic surgery. After your veterinarian prescribes a drug like Previcox for dogs, your next question is probably, “Is it safe?”  We’ve …

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Is Pedialyte Good for Dogs?

Is Pedialyte good for dogs? That depends. As a former veterinary technician, I often get asked about which home remedies can be given to our dogs. Many times, prompt home treatment can help avoid a costly vet visit, saving you money and getting your dog back to normal faster than waiting for an appointment. That …

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Putting a Dog to Sleep with Benadryl

Helping a Dog Sleep with Benadryl

Helping a dog sleep with Benadryl is one use of this over-the-counter drug. Benadryl is used to treat a variety of allergies. The drug, in fact, is effective in treating everything from mild allergies to snake bites. Drowsiness is actually a side-effect of the medication. There are so many reasons to keep a stock of …

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