Posted by Wilda (Florida ) on 06/13/2016
My Cooper, a mini Aussie, has develped a yeast skin issue slso. I took him to a regular vet, she said it was ringworm and gave me dime shampoo and topical solution. Told me to bathe him 3-4 times a week. Then I took him to a holistic vet I knew and had used in the past with previous dogs I had( but is almost an hours drive) and she said it was a yeast infection. She gave me liver detox pills to give him 2 times a day for a month. She also said to bathe him 2-3 times a week until I see him better, then slowly I can cut back. I also feed him a holistic dry fish dog food, and make my own solution to spray him with. It consists of colloidal silver, tea tree, lavender, calendula. The soap I bought to bathe him with is from the health store, it's Castille and it has tea tree oil as well as coconut, jojoba and more. He's had it for months, it seemed to be getting worse, which is why I went to the vets. The first vet treatment items scared me once I read the ingredients. He's doing a lot better. No oozing, no hair loss, less scratching and biting. But living in Florida, with heat and humidity makes it hard. I keep them at home in AC den. We're not outside walking, and even that has to be limited. My little one had a heat stroke one day. Hope this helps someone.