Q. What can I give my dog for an allergic reaction to her whole right side of body?

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A. You can give her diphenhydramine, brand name Benadryl.

The usual dosage for treating dogs is 1 mg/lb every 8 hours (three times daily) but can be doubled to 2mg/lb if needed. If this does not alleviate her symptoms or if she gets worse, especially if she starts having trouble breathing, get her to an emergency clinic immediately.

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