A. You can always try Benadryl but some pets seem resistant to the sedating side effect, because it is still just an anti-histamine and not a sedative/tranquilizer. The recommended dosage is 1mg/lb given 30-45 minutes before you try this at home.
If this doesn't work, which is very likely, I recommend you talk to your vet about potentially trying a sedative such as Acepromazine. Acepromazine can have the opposite effect in some pets by causing hyper-excitation instead of calming so it is recommended to try it at home to see how your pet reacts first.
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