Prescription Antibiotics for Dogs

Help fight troublesome canine infections with prescription antibiotics. You can find antibiotics for a range of ailments in the Chewy pharmacy, including antibiotics for ear infections, skin infections and eye infections, as well as and UTI antibiotics.

Your dog needs to see a vet to get a prescription for canine antibiotics, and your vet can advise you on how long to give the antibiotics and how much medicine to give. A veterinarian can also let you know about side effects to watch for and give you tips for getting your best friend to take his medicine. If you have a younger dog with an infection or ailment, your veterinarian can prescribe puppy antibiotics of the right type and with the right strength for your furry friend.

Dogs with eye infections may be prescribed antibiotic eye drops & medicine. These come as either a liquid solution or an ointment you apply directly to the eye, and they can provide relief as well as antibiotic action on microbes. Common ear infections will often be treated with antimicrobial or inflammation-relieving ear drops & medicine.

You can get the medicines you need to clear up common infections and health complaints online in the Chewy Pet Pharmacy. Order everything from prescription dog medicine to antibiotics for cats and other pets with just a few clicks and a prescription from your vet. You’ll find a great selection of prescription antibiotics for dogs and everything else you need for healthy pets!

Frequently Asked Questions About Prescription Antibiotics for Dogs

How do I get dog antibiotics prescriptions online at Chewy Pharmacy?

Get dog antibiotics prescriptions online at Chewy Pharmacy by first visiting your vet for a prescription. Then, go online and add the appropriate antibiotic product to your cart. At checkout, you can add your pet and vet contact info so Chewy can reach out and verify the prescription on your behalf. That’s all you need to do to order your prescription dog antibiotics from Chewy!

What prescription dog antibiotics are best?

The best antibiotics are the ones your vet recommends for your dog’s needs. Commonly prescribed antibiotics for dogs include doxycycline, Clavamox and Baytril, but the right medicine will depend on what kind of infection your dog has, his age, allergies, habits and other medications, as well. Follow the instructions your veterinarian gives you, finish your dog’s entire prescription and never give your best friend any prescription medication not prescribed by your vet.

Do antibiotics make dogs sleepy?

Antibiotics do make dogs sleepy sometimes, but the effects sometimes get better as they adjust to the medication. Other common side effects of antibiotics in dogs include lethargy, nausea and/or a loss of appetite. Some dogs can also experience allergic reactions like hives, rashes, stomach irritation, vomiting or diarrhea. Alert your vet about any concerning side effects you notice while your dog is on medication.

How do I give my dog antibiotics?

Give a dog antibiotics by following the instructions on the packaging closely for dosing and administration instructions. For oral medications, open your dog’s mouth by putting your fingers over the incisors and then deposit the pill as far back on the tongue as possible. Then, close the mouth and blow on your dog’s nose to make him swallow. Some medications can also be mixed into food or hidden in treats to disguise the medicine. Eye and ear antibiotics can come in liquid or ointment forms, and these are often applied directly to the affected area. Consult with your vet on the best ways to administer each antibiotic prescribed for your pup.

How do I set up Autoship for my prescription dog antibiotics?

Set up Autoship for your prescription dog antibiotics by selecting the Autoship option at checkout. Then choose the frequency of your recurring delivery. You must have a valid prescription or remaining refills on file for Autoship deliveries to occur. If we do not receive a prescription, or if your prescription is expiring soon, one of our team members will reach out to your vet to obtain the necessary information. Once you set up Autoship, you can cancel or change your deliveries any time you want! Make sure you never run out of prescription dog antibiotics with Chewy’s effortless and convenient Autoship.