Q. My Maltese is 11 pounds how much bendryl can I give her to stop the itching?

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A. Benadryl will only reduce itching if it is caused by allergies. She could have 1/2 of a 25mg Benadryl (12.5mg). She can have this dose every 8 hours. If this does not resolve the itching I would be suspicious of something like fleas or a flea allergy that would be better treated with a short course of low dose steroids in conjunction with flea management.

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