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Old 02-05-2014, 11:22 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Does she ever smell like Frito's?
Does she have gunk in her ears?
Is she on a grain free food?
Could be yeast.

Onyx has good suggestions!

A gradual food change to a Non-Grain food would be the first thing to check out. Each site has a tab to click to find locations with your zip code. Non Grain Foods:
Embark: DE-Hydrated food: Embark - Grain Free, High Protein Dog Food | The Honest Kitchen
Acana: Acana Regionals | Acana
Fromms: Four-Star Gourmet Recipes for dogs - Fromm Family Foods
Nature's VARIETY: Instinct Grain-Free Kibble Dog Food - Beef | Instinct Pet Food for Dogs and Cats

If it is yeast, you can use a few things for this to help get her gut in line. Digestive Enzyme/Probiotic called Digest All Plus: The Wholistic Pet
OR: Sunday Sundae: Sunday Sundae Nutritional Supplement

and

Apple Cider Vinegar
(Bragg's Organic or another Organic Non Processed ACV is the best to use for this): It is anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral.
Added to food:
• Up to 25# = ˝ teaspoon per day
• 25# - 50# = 1 teaspoon per day
• 50# -75# = 2 teaspoons per day
• 75# 100# = 1 Tablespoon per day.

If the dog doesn’t seem to like it, mix the AVC first with a Tablespoon or two of low fat, no salt, chicken broth, then drizzle over food.
ACV Spray:
Mix 50% ACV and 50% Purified water in a clean spray bottle and spray several times daily on affected areas. You can also use this to clean out her ears.

Coconut Oil can also help:

Purchase USDA Certified Organic Virgin Coconut Oil – raw/cold pressed (should also state No GMO & No Hexane!) from a health food store.
Add 1 tsp. of organic coconut oil for every 10/20 pounds of body weight to your dogs’ food. Besides promoting a good balance of organisms in the intestines, it has anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and anti-viral properties! It’s easy to digest and assimilate.

Hope something helps!
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