Hungarian Vizsla Forums - View Single Post - What is it Your Vizsla is allergic to?????Please
View Single Post
post #22 of (permalink) Old 06-17-2014, 05:41 PM
Senior Member
Join Date: Feb 2013
Posts: 463
Re: What is it Your Vizsla is allergic to?????Please

Originally Posted by Bob
Originally Posted by Janders
... I'm trying to decide if I should take him to the vet or just give him a Benadryl. If Benadryl - how much - he's 40 pounds & 5 months old.
Try it & if it's going to work, it should do it quickly. If it doesn't, then vet.

According to the "Dog Owner's Home Veterinary Handbook", the dosage is 2 mg per pound, every 8 hours. That would be 3 - 25mg tablets every 8 hours. Which sounds like a LOT to me. I'd start smaller.

Our vet says one MG / pound. So, when W was 50 lbs, we gave him two 25 mg tablets.

mlwindc is offline  
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome