Liquid Benadryl is not recommended for dogs. Experts believe the alcohol percentage in liquid Benadryl is too high to treat dogs safely. Benadryl in pill form is often recommended and safely used as an effective treatment for many different pet symptoms and ailments.
Experts recommend seeking the advice of a veterinarian before administering Benadryl to a dog. The proper dose of capsule formula Benadryl varies depending on several factors that a veterinarian can best assess. Recommended dosage in capsule form can vary from 0.5 to 2 milligrams per pound of a dog's weight, depending on the dog's overall health and the ailment or symptoms being suffered.