My dog got stung by a wasp or bee and had an allergic reaction. What should my next steps be?

Original Question: Good morning, my 40 pound dog was stung by a bee or wasp. Within 2 minutes she had diarrhea and could barely walk. I had to carry her over 1 km to my car and I gave her Benadryl at home approximately 1 hour after the sting. She did not have difficulty breathing but was lethargic and swollen for the rest of the day. My question is should she have an allergy test done and should I have an epipen? I do carry Benadryl. Thanks - Nancy

My dog got stung by a wasp or bee and had an allergic reaction. What should my next steps be? Mar 1, 2018

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My dog got stung by a wasp or bee and had an allergic reaction. What should my next steps be?
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My dog got stung by a wasp or bee and had an allergic reaction. What should my next steps be?
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The typical reaction that dogs get to bee or wasp stings is swelling in their face, puffy around their muzzle and start scratching at themselves. An allergic reaction like these where a dog can't walk and has a bout of diarrhea is uncommon.
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