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Q. My 11 year old Boxer dog started limping today and seams to be in pain can I give him a mild tylonal and codeine for the pain

Answered By
JULIA HENWOOD

A. No human pain medications can be toxic to dogs. You need to have an appointment with your vet to get appropriate treatment. At this age it could be the start of arthritis and so a suitable long-term medication maybe required. Also he is likely to need blood tests to check liver and kidney function as many pain medications can have a detrimental effect on these organs.


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