Antibiotics, like amoxicillin, have been prescribed for years to help dogs and cats combat infection.
Unfortunately, the “occasional” antibiotic usage has become commonplace, and as a result, our pets have to contend with super-bugs, like MRSA. However, as much as we encourage a natural approach when possible, some infections still require antibiotic treatment.
This week Wisconsin Pet Care will discuss the antibiotic, amoxicillin, and explain why it is important for your pet to complete a full course of antibiotic therapy.
What is amoxicillin?
*Amoxicillin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic with low side effects.
*It is used as a first-line antibiotic in the treatment of many infections, such as eye infections, kidney infections and ear infections.
What are some side effects of amoxicillin?
What are the benefits of amoxicillin?
*Low instance of side effects
How can I prevent my pet from having to resort to a more powerful antibiotic?
*Be sure to administer a full course of antibiotics as prescribed by your veterinarian.
*If a full course of antibiotics is not given to your pet, it may start the creation of more resistant bacteria.
For more information on antibiotics, or other topics related to pet health and wellness, be sure to check out our blog at www.wisconsinpetcare.com/blog