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What is the best way to give a dog medicine

my little dog just had a minor surgery yester day and the put her on a pill to make sure it doesnt get infected what is the best way to give it to her

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We always put it in the middle of folded up cheese. Works great.

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You can either open her mouth, and push it to the back of her tongue with your fingers, or get a small piece of sliced cheese, just enough to cover the pill, and give it to her. You could also use any food she likes, to cover up the pill. Don't give too much cheese though, as it will cause constipation.

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We put it in a treat for our dog, and one time we crushed it up and put it in ice-cream. She ate it all up!

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They sell a product called pill pockets. They come in all different flavors. You put the medicine in there and feed it to your "baby" as if it were a treat. Or, you gently force your dog's mouth open by putting your fingers on both sides, put the pill in as far as you can. Hold mouth closed, head back and rub throat up and down until the pill is swallowed. I hope your dog has a speedy recovery.

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Try putting it in Liverworst my dog swallows it whole cause she loves it so much.

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If it's a pill, this is the best way but not the easiest. put on gloves so you don't get bit. grab the bottom of mouth and open with your ring finger and pinky finger, and the top with the other hand. Then, you hold the pill with the strong fingers, the thumb index and middle finger, so you don't drop it. When the mouth is open stick the pill way back in the dogs mouth and the shut the mouth and hold it closed while you stroke the throat with the other hand.
If it's liquid just spread it around the dogs snout and they lick it off instinctively. They always keep their mouth licked clean.

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If the pill is a time release medicine, D0 N0T crush it. Break off about 1 inch off of a hot dog (no pun intended), and slip the pill into the middle of it.

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Put it in some peanut butter, but not too much, just enough to hide the pill.

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Some dogs will just straight eat pills, especially if you get them excited about it. You could also try pill pockets, pushing it into a piece of hotdog, or wrapping it in a bit of cheese or deli meat.

I'm assuming it is an antibiotic? To reduce the chance of tummy upsets, you also want to give her a probiotic, like yogurt, a couple hours before the medicine. That way the good bacteria doesn't get killed off, and the medicine doesn't upset her tummy by absorbing too quickly.

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