Maybe. Under specific circumstances, your vet may prescribe your dog a low dose of Zyrtec to treat allergies or itchiness. However, this decision should only be made under your vet’s care and supervision. Do not attempt to give your dog Zyrtec without your vet’s guidance. Seek emergency veterinary care for acute allergic reactions.
You should always keep medications out of reach of your dog, in sturdy containers. Up to half of pet poisonings are caused by medications meant for people, so you should always exercise caution.
If you observe these side effects, consult your vet about adjusting or discontinuing usage:
- Difficulty urinating
- Excess energy
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