The correct dose of penicillin for dogs varies based on the type of penicillin prescribed. For example, dogs given amoxicillin as a shot in the muscle should get 4 to 10 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, once or twice daily, states The Merck Veterinary Manual.
Dogs receiving amoxicillin orally should get 10 to 20 milligrams per kilogram of body weight, once per day, states Merck Manuals.
Penicillin is distributed by prescription only, states petMD. Some dogs might experience an allergic reaction to penicillin or experience a loss of appetite, vomiting, diarrhea or joint pain. Some bacteria are resistant to penicillin, so another antibiotic may be necessary to clear an infection.Learn More
Several animals on the African savannah work together to ensure survival, including baboons with impalas, zebras with wildebeests, oxpeckers with large animals and cattle egrets with buffaloes. Hyenas work together to hunt in packs for the mutual survival of the group, and lionesses hunt in much the same manner as they attempt to bring down zebras, gazelles and wildebeest.Full Answer >
Nineteen of the 20 species of armadillo are native to Latin America, with the other species, the nine-banded armadillo, being native to the United States. Armadillos are considered a threatened species as of 2014.Full Answer >
There are two sets of muscles that help annelids move. One expands, and the other contracts the body. Annelids alternate the use of these muscles to achieve locomotion.Full Answer >
Primary consumers feed solely on plants.Their food consists of leaves, grasses, fungus, flowering shrubs and other hedging plants. In the food chain, plants are the producers that are fed on by herbivores. Examples of primary consumers are cows, goats, antelopes, rabbits, giraffes and zebra.Full Answer >