50Mg Trazodone For Dogs Dosage Chart

Trazodone is a medication that is often used to treat human anxiety and depression, and it turns out that it can be safely used in dogs as well. If you’re a dog owner, you know that pets can suffer from anxiety and stress like people.

While there are many different medications available for humans to help with these conditions, not all are safe for canines.

This post will discuss Trazodone for dogs, how it works, and how it can help relieve your dog’s anxiety.

We’ll also cover the benefits and some of the potential side effects of Trazodone so that you can decide if this medication is right for your pet or not.

Is 100mg of Trazodone safe for dogs?

Yes. Dogs appear to have a wide effective and safe dosage range of trazodone.

The safety and efficacy of trazodone were investigated in dogs. The drug was administered orally at daily dosages ranging from 3.6 mg to 14 mg per pound of body weight per day. All dogs tolerated the drug well and there were no signs of toxicity during the study period.

Uses for Separation Anxiety in Dogs and Cats

  • Trazodone is used for behavior modification of dogs. Trazodone may be used for separation anxiety and other anxiety-related conditions (such as fear of fireworks). For more information about Anxiety – go to: Is Your Dog Suffering From Anxiety?
  • Other uses include the treatment of anxiety during hospitalization and short-term relief of anxiety associated with activity restriction, such as cage rest after orthopedic surgery.
  • Studies documenting use of Trazodone in cats is limited, however, Trazodone is being used in cats for vet visit and travel anxiety, and is believed to be safe and well tolerated.
  • Trazodone for Dogs Dosage Chart by Weight

    Dog Weight #lbs (1.5-2.5 mg/lb) Dog Weight #kg (2-5) mg/kg Trazadoone for dogs dosage (1 Time a day)
    5-10 lb 2-5 kg 5-15 mg
    10-20 lb 5-10 kg 12-25 mg
    20-30 lb 10-15 kg 25-45 mg
    30-40 lb 13-18 kg 30-55 mg
    40-50 lb 18-22 kg 45-65 mg
    50-60 lb 22-27 kg 55-85 mg
    60-70 lb 27-31 kg 67-95 mg
    70-80 lb 31-36 kg 77-110 mg
    80-90 lb 36-40 kg 90-140mg
    100+ lb 45+ kg 112-200mg

    Please remember that puppies below 2 kg of body weight should only use Trazodone with the veterinarian’s advice.