Recent Pet Posts

  Re: Middle and Inner Ear Infection in Cocker Spaniel

Tue, 31 Jul 18 16:36:38 -0700
Posted by Ruth B. (Dennisville ) on 07/31/2018

What strength alcohol do u use?

  Re: Turmeric AND Black Pepper for Tumors on Dog

Tue, 31 Jul 18 16:32:48 -0700
Posted by Kelly B (Raleigh, Nc) on 07/31/2018

I SO agree; this is one reason why I use fresh ground, high quality pepper on almost everything I serve as food to my family. Pepper/piperine enhances absorption so much and our foods are already so depleted, anything we can do to increase nutrients is a significant benefit.

  Re: Activated Charcoal for Parvo

Mon, 30 Jul 18 11:14:19 -0700
Posted by Rene (Philippines) on 07/29/2018
5 out of 5 stars

Earth Clinic tnx for the info. You saved our puppies and dogs parvo infected. and please allow me to share this to others and surely we can help them to treat their dogs from Parvo.

tnx and God bless to all to our lovely pets.

  Re: Lipomas in Dogs and Diet

Mon, 30 Jul 18 11:04:51 -0700
Posted by Linea (Mi) on 07/28/2018

My dog has been on a grain free diet for many years and he still gets them

  Re: Apple Cider Vinegar and Yogurt for Chronic Yeast Infection

Mon, 30 Jul 18 11:00:48 -0700
Posted by Davida (Birmingham, Al, Usa) on 07/28/2018

The ratio of Apple Cider Vinegar / Greek yoghurt to mix with food?

  Goat's Milk, Raw Eggs, Pedialite Recovered Parvo

Mon, 30 Jul 18 10:57:20 -0700
Posted by Rhonda Godwin (Saskatchewan) on 07/28/2018

Was the someone a grandma? (Old wives tales are often true.) When my year old daughter hadn't been able to keep anything down in days and our doctor shouldve been charged with neglect, my mother-in-law called from miles away. She told me to get the white of an egg, add a wee pinch of salt and to stir it (not beat) gently, then to give it to my daughter. It coats the stomach lining and was what probably saved my child. My son's life was saved with goat's milk yogurt so mixing the two together seems like pretty sound advice as we, and even our creatures, are all unique and sometimes respond to what doesn't work for others. Thanks for reminding me. Ive got a small pup down with parvo and am getting the egg white now.

  Re: Goat's Milk, Raw Eggs, Pedialite Recovered Parvo

Mon, 30 Jul 18 10:15:10 -0700
Posted by Rhonda G. (Saskatchewan) on 07/28/2018

Was the someone a grandma? (Old wives tales are often true.) When my year old daughter hadn't been able to keep anything down in days and our doctor should've been charged with neglect, my mother-in-law called from miles away. She told me to get the white of an egg, add a wee pinch of salt and to stir it (not beat) gently, then to give it to my daughter. It coats the stomach lining and was what probably saved my child. My son's life was saved with goat's milk yogurt so mixing the two together seems like pretty sound advice as we, and even our creatures, are all unique and sometimes respond to what doesn't work for others. Thanks for reminding me. I've got a small pup down with parvo and am getting the egg white now.

  Re: Ted's Mange Remedy

Sat, 28 Jul 18 22:24:02 -0700
Posted by Dorothy (Ca) on 07/28/2018

Thank you Theresa for all of your help and for answering my questions!

Do you work for this site, or are you just a kind and helpful commenter?

In Gratefulness -

EC: Theresa is one of Earth Clinic's kindest and most helpful contributors!

Collie With Possible Degenerative Myelopathy

Sat, 28 Jul 18 10:32:07 -0700
Posted by Gabbie (Texas) on 07/28/2018

Can anyone share more about symptoms of DM, especially what might happen when we're out walking/exercising? What to look for and how it may be different than a disc issue or arthritis? I have an older collie that's having problems and wonder if it may be DM? We've been to the vet and are treating hip inflammation holistically have not done blood work up or xrays yet.

  Re: Bufo Toad Bite...

Sat, 28 Jul 18 10:22:07 -0700
Posted by Kathy (Port Saint Lucie) on 07/28/2018

My yorkie also bit one. Luckily I knew to rinse his mouth with water and raced him to emergency vet! Have killed 8 so far, and my neighbors have killed 4. How can I get rid of them?

Castor Oil for Dog Tumors

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:21:56 -0700
Posted by Cindy K. (EC - Facebook) on 07/27/2018
5 out of 5 stars

My dog Shylo was diagnosed with a tumor on his hind leg that the vet suggested we have removed before it got any bigger to the tune of $700.00. I applied warm compresses first then the Castor Oil. Held it on him for a couple minutes. Twice a day for a couple weeks and it is gone.

 Re: Seeking Help for Chronic Osteomyelitis in Cat

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:20:01 -0700
Posted by Peggy H. (EC - Facebook) on 07/27/2018

I would definitely try CBD oil. Not sure about the THC product, as I understand it is not good for pets in most cases. If you put it on his leg he would likely ingest it. I can recommend a facebook group for CBD oil and pets.

 Re: Seeking Help for Chronic Osteomyelitis in Cat

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:19:48 -0700
Posted by Dawn W. (EC - Facebook) on 07/27/2018

I'd recommend bovine colostrum. It does some amazing things!

 Re: Seeking Help for Dog With Demodectic Pododermatitis

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:09:13 -0700
Posted by Leelannee S. (EC - Facebook) on 07/27/2018

Have you tried Shapley's MTG oil? It treats and heals a variety of skin conditions, whether caused by fungus, bacteria, or parasites. It can be found in the equine section of feed stores or Tractor Supply. I would suggest looking at other equine treatments, too, as horses are prone to many problems that can be difficult to treat. (Obviously, horses don't lick themselves as much as dogs do, so make sure to put a bandage over the treated area if there are any ingredients a dog shouldn't ingest.)

If you can't get Shapley's right away, sulfur (or anything with sulfur) might help. There are various hair treatments (often available in the "ethnic" hair care sections of almost any store, including WalMart) that contain sulfur.

 Re: Seeking Help for Dog With Demodectic Pododermatitis

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:08:34 -0700
Posted by Terri B. (EC - Facebook) on 07/27/2018

How about MMS? https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mms+for+staph+infection

 Re: Seeking Help for Dog With Demodectic Pododermatitis

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:08:11 -0700
Posted by Jayne C. (EC - Facebook) on 07/27/2018

Vetricyn? I think they make it for dogs as well.

 Re: Seeking Help for Dog With Demodectic Pododermatitis

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:07:59 -0700
Posted by Cathy R. (EC - Facebook) on 07/27/2018

Cured parvo with nux vomica, little white pills in the homeopathic section of the health food store. Squirt unsalted beef broth into the dog's mouth to keep up hydration. I did this 4-6 times daily with my lab when she was one year old, and she lived 15 more years. Cost total: $5.

 Re: Seeking Help for Dog With Demodectic Pododermatitis

Fri, 27 Jul 18 15:07:22 -0700
Posted by Tanith G. (EC- Facebook) on 07/27/2018

I'd suggest using colloidal silver but the best person to ask is Steve Barwick...he is great at answering questions.His fb page is Steve Barwick's silver secrets community.Or check out www.thesilveredge.com

Lemon Juice for Fleas

Thu, 26 Jul 18 15:02:42 -0700
Posted by Mira (Los Angeles) on 07/26/2018
5 out of 5 stars

I found that diatomaceous earth and tea tree oil were not effective for a flea infestation. Luckily, I tried lemon juice spray and was amazed by how effective it was.

I took a few small whole lemons, skin, seeds and all, and blended them with some water (not too much) and strained the mixture. I spray some on my hands and rub it into my kitty from head to tail. I also spray it outside and indoors. Smells great. She licks it off and is perfectly healthy and much happier now that the fleas are gone.

Plz read my post under tea tree oil for more info.

  Re: Tea Tree Oil for Fleas

Thu, 26 Jul 18 14:59:27 -0700
Posted by Mira (Los Angeles) on 07/26/2018
1 out of 5 stars

Flea season exploded two months ago and I found that tea tree oil did NOT help in the least, so I would like to amend this rating to either 1 or 0 (that would take more experimentation). Possibly back when I posted this initial review, colder weather was setting in and I mistook the seasonal decline in flea populations as a sign of tea tree oil's effectiveness for flea control.

I was treating my cat (10 months old) daily with a drop's worth (placed on my finger and then applied) of tea tree on the back of her head and another at the base of her tail, along with food grade diatomaceous earth rubbed in all over. It really didn't seem to show much improvement. She had bald spots where the fleas were eating her and for awhile, the only remedy was bathing her 2x a week, where I would remove dozens of fleas at a time.

Luckily, I did find what worked to my amazement! Homemade lemon spray. Throw a few lemons (skins seeds and all) into a blender with some water and strain into a bottle. Apply the spray to your hands and rub into your animal's fur all over, from her furry cheeks to tail. She licks it off and is perfectly healthy. Occasionally, I'll find one lethargic flea that is easy to pick off, but it works exceptionally well. Also, spray the lemon everywhere you want, outside and in the corners of the room. As always with any new protocol, start off with small quantities on your pet to make sure there are no adverse reactions.

I am working on this Lemon Spray recipe (possibly adding other beneficial flea repelling ingredients) and will re-post when I am satisfied with the results.

EC: Rating changed in your first post to a 1 star, thank you for the update!


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