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Old September 21st, 2011, 10:14 AM
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Sylvie, I hope your Shadow is doing okay as well. I think of you too. Growler, thanks, I think the extra Advil helps her at night so I'm going to keep it up for now. Other than that she is doing pretty much the same.
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Old September 21st, 2011, 10:30 AM
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I need to ask
I thought we were only allowed to give aspirin?? Advil is ibuprofen, and I thought it was not good for dogs, am I wrong??
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Old September 21st, 2011, 10:59 AM
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Hi Breeze, it was the vet who prescribed 100mg of Advil for Shadow (that comes in a childrens chewable). He said once a day, but I asked if I could give her more if she was bad in the evening and he said yes. BUT - he also put her on something to coat her stomach. She has to take this stuff (I have no idea what it is, it's white and creamy like a malox kinda thing) half an hour before she eats and gets meds. So I guess it's the stuff for her tummy that makes it okay to give her the Advil. Also, as we all know, Shadow doesn't really have a "long term" status right now to worry about what type of damage the drugs may do to her. So, for anybody who may just be reading through, I'd definitely be cautious and not just give your pet Advil without advice from your vet. I know none of the regulars here would, but you never know. Good question Breeze!
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Old September 21st, 2011, 11:43 AM
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