17th August 2018

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What is the best allergy medicine for dog allergies?

Avoiding the allergen is best, but when that's not possible, the following treatments may help:
  • antihistamines, such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl), loratadine (Claritin) or cetirizine (Zyrtec)
  • corticosteroid nasal sprays such as fluticasone (Flonase) or mometasone (Nasonex)
  • over-the-counter decongestant sprays.

In respect to this, what can I give my dog for allergies naturally?

Here are eight natural remedies for dogs that can help fight symptoms of seasonal allergies.
  • Quercetin. (Picture Credit: Getty Images)
  • Bromelain & Papain. (Picture Credit: Getty Images)
  • Oat Baths. (Picture Credit: Getty Images)
  • Aloe Vera. (Picture Credit: Getty Images)
  • Thyme.
  • Chickweed Gel.
  • Apple Cider Vinegar.
  • Coconut Oil.

How much allergy pills can I give my dog?

The standard dosage for oral Benadryl is 1 mg per pound of body weight, given 2-3 times a day. Most drug store diphenhydramine tablets are 25 mg, which is the size used for a 25 pound dog. Always double check the dosage before giving an over the counter medication.

Which antihistamine is best for dog allergy?

Prescription antihistamines taken as a nasal spray include azelastine (Astelin, Astepro) and olopatadine (Patanase). Over-the-counter (OTC) antihistamine tablets include fexofenadine (Allegra Allergy), loratadine (Claritin, Alavert) and cetirizine (Zyrtec Allergy); OTC antihistamine syrups are available for children.
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