Can I give Robitussin to my dog? If your dog is coughing up a storm, you may consider giving him a cough suppressant such as Robitussin. This medicine is only intended to be used for a short time period and should only be given under a veterinarian’s approval.
What cough medicine is safe for dogs? Cough medications such as dextromethorphan (Robitussin) and guaifenesin (Mucinex) are sometimes used in pets, but should only be used as recommended by your vet.
Can I give my dog Robitussin DM nighttime? Small animal veterinarian with special interest in exotic pets. I’m afraid not, Robitussin Night time DM contains doxylamine which is not considered safe for dogs.
How much Robitussin DM do I give my dog? –Dextromethorphan (Robitussin DM with dextromethorphan at 10-15 mg/5ml and Guafenisin at 100mg/5ml), for cough. Roughly, 1 teaspoon per 20 pounds for dogs. Note: This is for Robitussin without Codeine. A cough can be indicative of a serious condition, so always call your veterinarian first.