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I usually give Bailey Benadryl pills but I can't get her to take it this morning. Her allergies are bothering her and her vet said to give her Benadryl. My question is can I give her liquid Benadryl and if so what dosage? She is 15lbs.

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The liquid will probably go down easier for her (if you have a syringe), but you can just shove the pill down her throat, hold her muzzle closed, and massage her throat for a few seconds and she will be forced to swallow. I know it sounds so mean...but it does work.
 

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The liquid will probably go down easier for her (if you have a syringe), but you can just shove the pill down her throat, hold her muzzle closed, and massage her throat for a few seconds and she will be forced to swallow. I know it sounds so mean...but it does work.
I find that works better for me, too. I never had much luck with liquid as more seems to get all over the beard that down the throat.
 

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I was told by our vet to give 5mg of children's benadryl to our 5 pound dogs... so by that, I would think 15mg would be fine for a 15lb dog. But if you just call your vet, they will tell you to be safe... I sympathize - my allergies are driving me nuts lately too (cottonwood puffs floating all over the place, etc etc)
 

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If I have to give the girls pills I use Pill Pockets - no problems. Peanut butter also works.
 

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When Boo wouldn't take his meds,I chopped the pill into tiny pieces & mixed it into a spoon of canned Wellness dogfood. I then shaped it into a little meatball,popped it into his mouth & he swallowed it right up. He sure looked forward to those meatballs.
 
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