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)
- 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.