Prednisone (Rx)


Prednisone is a prescription steroid used to treat a broad range of conditions in dogs. Many veterinarians prescribe the use of prednisone for dogs as an anti-inflammatory and immune suppressant.

Due to these properties of prednisone in dogs, the drug is highly effective at treating conditions such as:

  • Allergic reactions
  • Asthma
  • Hives and itching
  • Skin diseases
  • Arthritis
  • High calcium levels
  • Orthopedic diseases
  • Nervous system disorders
  • Inflammatory bowel disease
  • Autoimmune diseases, including lupus and autoimmune hemolytic anemia