Can dogs take human taurine?

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Dogs, unlike cats, are not thought to require taurine in the diet.

Dogs of these predisposed breeds that develop DCM may have their blood tested for taurine levels.

Most Dogs with DCM do not have taurine deficiency but when levels are low then taurine supplementation can help in the management of heart failure.

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There are 22 amino acids, the basic building blocks of protein.

Animals can manufacture many of them in their liver, but some must be obtained in the diet—these are called "essential." In humans and dogs, taurine is not essential, but it turned out that in cats, it is.

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Cats (but not dogs) always require a source of taurine in their food.

In contrast, dogs (usually) do not require a source of dietary taurine.

However, we know that some dogs still develop taurine-deficiency DCM.

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Amoxicillin is available in 250mg and 500mg capsules.

The recommended dose of Amoxicillin in dogs and cats is 5-10mg/pound every 12-24 hours.

Amoxicillin can be given with or without food as it is stable in gastric conditions.

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Tums is a brand of antacid that is used to treat symptoms of heartburn, acid reflux and ulcers in humans.

However, it is safe to give to dogs if they are experiencing symptoms of an upset stomach.

Antacids work by increasing the pH of the digestive tract to a more basic level.

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Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections in dogs.

Antibiotics either kill the bacteria or prevent them from multiplying, so the dog's immune system can fight them off.

They can be used internally or externally for skin and ear infections.

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Antihistamines can be used in dogs to reduce the signs of allergy.

The following antihistamines appear safe in dogs (note that Benadryl is no longer sold in Australia as diphenhydramine tablets).

These doses have essentially been worked out by trial and error and often scaled down from human doses.

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Antihistamines can be used in dogs to reduce the signs of allergy.

The following antihistamines appear safe in dogs (note that Benadryl is no longer sold in Australia as diphenhydramine tablets).

These doses have essentially been worked out by trial and error and often scaled down from human doses.

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