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How to Give Your Dog a Pill
Giving your dog medication may not always be an easy task. Before getting frustrated, here are some options you should consider:
Some tablets may be crushed and mixed into your dog's wet food. However, you should check first because some pills contain a medicated coating.
If you're unsure if your dog's medicine can be crushed, you can call one of our Pharmacists (1-888-738-6331) who will be happy to help.
You can choose to hide the pill in Greenies Pill Pockets, or wrapped inside a slice of deli meat or cheese. Some dog owners have also had success in smearing peanut butter around the pill.
If your dog is finicky, you might want to try a pill syringe. This tool places the medication in the back of the mouth, preventing your dog from spitting the pill out.
To help your dog associate taking medication with good behavior, feed your dog a delicious and natural treat like PureBites.
Check with your pharmacist or veterinarian before crushing any pill, especially those that are time-released or those that have a special coating.