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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-15-2013, 05:39 PM Thread Starter
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Kiki's Skin Allergies

This is Kiki. She is a 3 year old GSD that I am getting in two days. I was told she has skin allergies. The GSD I have now, had mange when I got him, which is was able to clear up with essential oils, all natural homemade dog shampoo, and a really good diet. Think this could work for skin allergies also?Kiki's Skin Allergies-imageuploadedbypg-free1381873144.149040.jpgKiki's Skin Allergies-imageuploadedbypg-free1381873151.799211.jpg


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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-15-2013, 08:29 PM
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Not sure, but it couldn't hurt to try it. Changing my dogs diet helped with his allergy and itching.
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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-17-2013, 07:28 AM
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"Natural" takes a little work, but it is possible!
First thing I would do is to put your new girl on 100% human grade food called The Honest Kitchen. Embark is grain free. It is a dehydrated food so don't be shocked at the price! A 10 pound box is about $70 but it rehydrates to 35-40 pounds of food.
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PM me anytime if you want suggestions on "natural" alternatives.

BTW, Gorgeous girl! Congrats!!!

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 10-17-2013, 10:14 AM
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Our first shepherd developed allergies that disappeared after removing all wheat from his diet. We discoved this after reading pitcarin and Pitcarin's "natural healthcare for pets".

Wheat is in a lot of commercial petfoods/treats.

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What happened to this dog?

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The couple had decided, 2 hours before I was supposed to drive and get her, that they didn't want to get rid of her. So I assume now she's just being neglected because they both work full time.


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