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01-14-2013 07:58 PM
onyx'girl give him some benedryl 1mg per one pound of dogs weight. Also you could give esterC. It is a natural antihistamine and adds acid to the bladder so the bacteria in the bladder can't live. I've taken C when I had a UTI and it cleared it right up within hours. Start at 500mg of C and over a couple days, double the dose(split it between am and pm) Then you could go up to 2000mg, but 1000 daily is probably enough. Because you don't want to overload everything at once, I'd start with these two things and some plain yogurt with active cultures. Then next week begin the oils. I give 1000mg of fish oil and a couple tablespoons of coconut(raw virgin unrefined) every couple days. Or I'll give sardines every few days instead of the fish oil. Meijer has Brunswick brand(Canada) and one can is a good portion for an adult dog, just top it on the meal.
01-14-2013 07:53 PM
Cstout I talked to the nurse I know and she is going to make me a batch of colloidal silver this week. Until then what can I do to ease his feet? He is constantly licking them and Im afraid he is going to make them worse.
01-14-2013 07:52 PM
Cstout He does have a lot of the symptoms, he had a UTI last time he was checked as well. Would that be considered a secondary infection due to his overgrowth of bad bacteria? And, if so and he has another sort of infection will getting the bateria back in balance take care of any secondary infections?
Also, what probiotics and how much do you use?
And how much fish oil and coconut oil?
01-14-2013 07:41 PM
onyx'girl I agree, Probi's and the oils should be given as well...I give all of the above regularly.
01-14-2013 07:38 PM
Jax08 Probiotics would be my first step. He has an internal imbalance. Second, coconut oil and fish oil. If you don't heal the inside, then you won't heal the outside.

Look up Candida yeast overgrowth and dogs and see if the symptoms fit.
01-14-2013 07:38 PM
onyx'girl sent you the fb page link!
01-14-2013 07:36 PM
Cstout Well, that site just told me the amounts I should use for fungal issues, I suppose I should have read that first before responding lol. Ill have to see if I can get my nurse friend to brew me up a batch, if I cant I will get ahold of you for your friends information. Thank you!
01-14-2013 07:35 PM
onyx'girl I would do it orally and topically. If you have access to it, I'd definitely give it a try. The one that brews it can tell you the dosage or you can find it online fairly easily. There is a great fb page that I subscribe to as well.
01-14-2013 07:33 PM
Cstout I have been actively researching colloidal silver and I know a nurse who I used to work with who makes her own at home. I just wish I knew how much to use, to apply it to the feet directly, have him ingest it or both. I know things like colloidal silver, apple cider vinegar, and coconut oil are all things Ive considered trying. They wont hurt him to try... I just wish I knew which would be best to use and how much to use.
01-14-2013 07:26 PM
onyx'girl I sure wish there was more access to this, a friend of mine brews it and the benefits are worth trying.
Colloidal Silver ~ Natural Antibiotic Alternative If you want I'll pm you her contact info on fb...she's in Battle Creek.
I have a dog with allergies(mold/dust mites) she use to chew her paws, lick her abdomen. We did the allergy tests, I gave her the serum injections for about 18 months, but quit when they kept raising the price. I give her meijer brand equivilant of benedryl in the morning and just started the CS every couple days(pour a few oz on her raw meal)
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