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Q. Hello, I have a 1and a half yr. old Maltese who has a problem with his rear leg.Should he be on metacam? For how long?

Answered By
KATIE SHANNON

A. I would not advise to medicate your dog unless you have been given careful instructions from a vet and know what the injury/problem is. Pain meds may be a good idea to provide some comfort but you just want to take the edge off, as if he is feeling too good, he may play too hard and hurt it more. Metacam is not a medication for long term use as it can be very hard on organs.


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