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Each antibiotic has a specified dose rate and way of giving it.  For example, some antibiotics are coated with a protective layer so they need to be swallowed whole.  Talk to your vet if you can’t do this as it is important that your pet gets all of the medicine at the correct dose.

Author – Elaine Pendlebury BA BSc  BVetMed DMS MRCVS  Senior Veterinary Surgeon (Science & Welfare) PDSA

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MRSA in Farm Animals

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MRSP

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