The box says 'up to' 10 lbs use 1 gram per day for 3 days. and ' If your dog's weight is in between the suggested dosing sizes, it is safe to use the next higher size'
Dog Weight (lbs) Packet Size
Up to 10 1 gram
11-20 2 gram
21-30* 1 gram + 2 gram
31-40 4 gram
41-50* 1 gram + 4 gram
51-60* 2 gram + 4 gram
61-80* Two 4 gram
Over 80* *Combine pouches to obtain recommended daily dosage
"Each treatment requires wormer be given once daily for 3 consecutive days according to specified weight. Each package contains 3 packets, enough for 3 daily treatments. Simply mix granules with food. Please combine doses for dogs up to 30 lbs. or over 40 lbs. Safe for puppies 6 weeks or older and pregnant dogs.
Packet size is the daily dose. The dog must be treated with this dose for 3 days in a row.
Weigh your dog to make sure you are using the right size and number of packets. If your dog's weight is in between the suggested dosing sizes, it is safe to use the next higher size. For example, an 11-pound dog should be treated with the 2-gram packet."
answered 9 months ago
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we have a 2.5lbs chihuahua. I was also concerned about the weight. I called the number on the package before I attempted to give it to her and the "vet" from their customer services, stated to give my 5lbs dogs the full pouch each time for three days and to give our little 2.5lbs chihuahua , half a pouch for three days. We just finished the treatment about three days ago and so far we have not seen any side effects and she took it well with no issues at all. I have not seen any worms pass in the stool but i am also not breaking up the stool to check so I am assuming if she did have worms, it would have worked. hope this helps.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
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I REALLY wouldn't recommend doing that! Small dogs are the most likely to be negatively affected by an over-treatment of flea/wormer/ etc. type medications. Additionally, unless you're a pharmacist, you could be dividing the package incorrectly. I'd hate to see you lose your precious small pup, so you need to find a product that is designed only for very small dogs. Since your chihuahua is only 3 pounds, it doesn't have a lot of body weight to clear out toxins with. Simply because it is so very small, you may be well-served to get your vet's recommendation first, then look for equivalent products at the best price.
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answered 2 years, 10 months ago
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