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Giving your dog topical medicines

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Giving your dog topical medicines

For most veterinary treatments it is important that medicines are given correctly. In the hospital, trained staff give medicines and it is important to ensure that you are able to continue to give the medicines once your dog has been sent home. If you have any doubts about how to give the medicine your pet has been prescribed, ask your vet or a nurse to show you.

Giving medicines

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What treatments are given onto the skin?

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How should I apply creams and ointments?

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What happens if I miss a dose of treatment? When should I give the next one?

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The medication is making my dog sick or their skin sore. What should I do?

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