What is amoxicillin for dogs used for?

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic medicine used to treat common bacterial infections in dogs. These include infections of the skin and tissue (including wounds), along with respiratory infections and gastrointestinal infections.

Can you give amoxicillin to dogs? Amoxicillin fights bacterial infections in people and in pets; however, do not give your dog any amoxicillin that is not veterinarian-prescribed. A leftover prescription for you or another pet should not be given to your dog.

What effect does antibiotics have on dogs? The side effects which sometimes happen to dogs while theyare using antibiotics to battle certain conditions are more unpleasant thanserious. Some of these are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, appearance of stains onthe teeth, loss of appetite and dehydration.

Is ampicillin safe for dogs? It is safe to give ampicillin to dogs at a dose of 10-15 milligrams per kilogram of body weight.

Is liquid amoxicillin safe for dogs? Liquid amoxicillin-clavulanic acid can be a good option for some cats and very small dogs. “Some mild bacterial infections can resolve without the use of antibiotic therapy,” says Mahaney. “Ideally, the body will mount a sufficient immune response to manage or resolve the infection.”