Best Time to Give Dog Medication


Some medications, such as antibiotics and pain relievers, should be given with food to reduce stomach upset.


Other medications, such as heartworm medication and dewormers, should be given on an empty stomach to be most effective.


 If you are unsure when to give your dog medication, ask your veterinarian. They will be able to give you specific instructions for the medication your dog is taking.

Be Consistent

Once you know when to give your dog medication, be consistent. This will help your dog's body adjust to the medication and make it more effective.


This page attachment contains additional tips for giving your dog medication, such as how to hide pills in food, how to give injections, and how to deal with common medication problems.

Be Observant

Pay attention to how your dog reacts to their medication. If they have any side effects, such as vomiting or diarrhea, contact your veterinarian immediately.


By following these tips, you can ensure that your dog is getting their medication at the right time and in the right way. This will help them to stay healthy and happy.

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