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dogs deserve the best chance of recovery too.
While most dogs will happily accept oral antibiotics, owners with busy lives often miss doses, dose late and even discontinue dosing before recovery is complete.1 These dosing deviations can allow drug levels to drop below minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) and limit or delay complete recovery. Convenia®, the one shot antibiotic, gives you and your clients the confidence that pets will receive 14 days of uninterrupted treatment of the common bacteria causing canine skin, soft tissue, urinary tract and periodontal infections.2 Convenia is already a successful treatment option for cats. 3,4 Don’t dogs deserve the same treatment?
When selecting an antibiotic, there are three key considerations:
REFERENCES 1Owner compliance with short term antimicrobial medication in dogs. Barter LS, Watson AD, Maddison JE. Aust Vet J. 1996 Oct; 74(4):277-80 2Convenia SPC 3Stethos, Convenia Diary Study, July 2014, Slides 14, 17. 4Ipsos Forward Research, Brand Health Assessment, May 2012, Slides 16-19, 50.
It is prudent to reserve 3rd-generation cephalosporins for clinical conditions responding poorly or expected to respond poorly to other classes of antimicrobials or 1st-generation cephalosporins. Convenia use should be based on susceptibility testing.