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A pet owner should never self diagnose their pet and can always phone their vet or take the pet in to get a proper diagnosis. You can always have the vet tell you what the medication is and get it from your local pharmacy. Just tell them the weight of your dog, but the vet has to let you know what meds the pet needs first.

AnswerFirst of all you should contact your vet before giving you animal any medication. I have used by my vets advice is PeptoBismol when my dog had diarhea and vomiting. I also have given my dog baby aspirin on advice of my vet. Nothing else has ever been suggested or advised.
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Q: What human medications can you give to dogs?
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