Knowing that your dog is in pain is a painful experience, and many owners’ initial reaction is to search for pain medication for their pet in the medical cabinet. However, we always advise against this, and if you believe your dog is in pain, you should remain calm and contact a veterinarian. They will be able to offer assistance and guidance regarding your future steps.
We would always advise against giving your pet any medications. If you suspect something is wrong, you should contact your veterinarian – even if it’s an emergency, your vet’s office should have a number you can call around the clock. Ibuprofen is one of the most common medications dog owners contemplate giving their pets home. Here is all you need to know about why you should never give this pain medicine to your pet.