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        09-27-2010, 11:52 AM
      #31
    Banned
    If your vet truly told you that, I personally would find a different vet. Not impressed with yours.
         
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        09-27-2010, 12:00 PM
      #32
    mls
    Trained
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    Originally Posted by ShutUpJoe    
    The vet gave me the option of tablets and said they would have to be mixed with something sweet....if that matters.
    Likely in a syringe. Have you ever had an aspirin start to disolve on your tongue? Blech. I will admit though - I use warm water alone. No maple syrup, no karo syrup, no molasses, no apple sauce. Might be mean but then I don't think kids medicine should taste good either.
         
        09-27-2010, 01:38 PM
      #33
    Green Broke
    I'm not sure whether or not she meant in a syringe.

    Alwaysbehind- There is really only her for my area. The back up vet is considered out of area. He only does emergency calls out of his area.
         
        09-28-2010, 01:32 PM
      #34
    Started
    When I have to give medication by mouth, I usually mix a tiny bit of applesauce with the meds, then push it into their mouth by syringe with a cathater tip, easy to do and the horses don't worry about it much.
         

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