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by mrmspanama
Tue Jan 06, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: shampoo, which do you use? and heartworm prevention?
Replies: 17
Views: 1474

thanks everyone for your replies

we are surprised some get bathed so little times per year, we bathe leo like every 2 or 3 weeks depending on how dirty he gets
by mrmspanama
Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: shampoo, which do you use? and heartworm prevention?
Replies: 17
Views: 1474

Taffys_Angel wrote:I use the same shampoo we do at the Vet clinic where I work. Vet Solutions: Aloe and Oatmeal Shampoo. :)
This stuff:
http://www.1800petmeds.com/Vet+Solution ... 10513.html


we used this on Leo when he was younger, thanks for the link
by mrmspanama
Mon Jan 05, 2009 8:07 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: shampoo, which do you use? and heartworm prevention?
Replies: 17
Views: 1474

shampoo, which do you use? and heartworm prevention?

we own Leo, he's a 23 month old APBT we've had Leo since he was 9 weeks old, we've always used Hartz brand from walmart, it's been fine, but we're aware it isn't any high quality shampoo or anything to help him healthwise so we want to change it Leo got his first hot spot last week... we've heard is...
by mrmspanama
Mon Jan 05, 2009 7:41 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

Image

that is how Leo's h spot looks
we've been using only diluted ACV
it's the 6th day

our only question is can we give him a bath?
by mrmspanama
Mon Jan 05, 2009 1:25 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

would it be ok to give him a bath? he needs one, his h spot has dried up a lot
by mrmspanama
Sat Jan 03, 2009 3:16 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

a friend just mentioned we can try coconut oil, it's also a natural remedy and to put ACV in his water so he can cure inside out as well
by mrmspanama
Sat Jan 03, 2009 1:31 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

Aloe vera is generally pretty safe to use (the pulp from inside the plant that is, not the green plant-y part or "aloe vera" they sell as sun tan stuff with a bunch of junk added to it). If ingested if can act as a laxative, but I doubt you'd have a problem even if the dog licked off the ...
by mrmspanama
Sat Jan 03, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

HappyPuppy wrote:My friend swears by athletes foot powder on his GSD's hotspots. Said it's 98% corn starch (drying) and 2% chemical and it really helps them to dry out.


that's a first, never heard of that
by mrmspanama
Sat Jan 03, 2009 11:50 am
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

tea tree oil can cause temp, paralysis if they lick it. I never did understand why they sell it for dogs???? I wouldn't keep putting different products on him, your not going to know what does or does not work or if he has an alergic reaction, your not going to know what caused it. I am not a fan o...
by mrmspanama
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:45 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

msvette2u wrote:Tea Tree oil can make dogs very sick if they lick it.

thanks for letting us know, i wonder why they would put that in it if it makes them sick
he has an e collar on and can't get to his ankle
by mrmspanama
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:26 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

how is that H-spot doing today?? thanks so much for asking! when i got home today the spot was dark as if it was starting to scab before i came home i stopped at petsmart since i live next to it and they recommened: they recommended Natural Care Veterinarian's Best Itch Relief Hot Spot Spray with T...
by mrmspanama
Fri Jan 02, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

i use Sulfodene Hotspot Treatment you can get it at Walmart. I keep it handy at home. http://www.walmart.com/catalog/product.do?product_id=10320508 This is the best product, bar none. ACV is not anti bacterial although it may "claim" to be. And it would probably burn - the Sulfodene dries...
by mrmspanama
Thu Jan 01, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

we will call the vet tomorrow and see when's the soonest he can see him

tomorrow we work and are out of the house from like 8-5PM so we're going to put an e collar on him we have here at the house from keep him from licking it
by mrmspanama
Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:47 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

do you have apple cidar vinegar with the 'mother' in it(that is what is recommended to use? if you only have plain apple cidar vinegar now (NOT white vinegar) you can still spray it on tonight and no I would not try to cover it for now, it will only draw more attention and have him chewing and pull...
by mrmspanama
Thu Jan 01, 2009 9:03 pm
Forum: Health Issues
Topic: hotspot? home remedy?
Replies: 26
Views: 1791

I would treat with apple cidar vinegar before using drugs and chemicals, info in this link here about many uses of apple cidar vinegar and oht spot is listed in my first post http://www.pitbullforum.com/viewtopic.php?t=22543 wow, we read your whole entry, sounds awesome, sounds like we're going to ...

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