by kmaot on 17 September 2008 - 15:09
Hello. Does anyone have some ideas to rid a dog of a yeast infection on a paw?
Thanks in advance
by july9000 on 17 September 2008 - 16:09
Yeast infection on dogs is like athlete's foot on human. I've had great success with product with tolnaftate 1% like tanactin or absorbine jr. I find Tinactin is easier to apply cause it is in spay. Apply 2 to 3 times a day for 2 weeks..
It worked for me!!
by Elkoorr on 17 September 2008 - 16:09
Soaks in Epson Salt solution will do wonders. As it is cheap avaiable over the counter, fill the tub with a couple inches of water and have your dog standing in it for 5 to 10 min. Solution mix according to package. Also good for hot/lick spots between the toes.
by beetree on 17 September 2008 - 22:09
Vicks Vaporub cures toenail fungus, which is what athlete's foot is, (my guess is the main working ingredients would be eucalyptus and camphor, one could make a tincture.) Cured my nail fungus!
by dogshome9 on 18 September 2008 - 06:09
For my dogs I use Condy's Crystals, workes well it's cheap and a small bottle will last for years
by missbeeb on 18 September 2008 - 09:09
Hibbiscrub, it's what surgeons use before operating etc. Available from chemists, a bottle lasts a very long time so it's pretty good value. Dilute well with water and immerse each paw for a couple of mins, rinse & dry.
by Teri on 18 September 2008 - 11:09
How many times and how long do you apply the Vicks vaporub?
by beetree on 18 September 2008 - 14:09
Hi Teri, I rubbed it in every night for at least a couple weeks, mainly because of the strong scent. My nail actually felt better immediately, so I kept applying it, and once my nail became strong again, I sort of stopped, and I am happy to say, I am still fungus free.
For a dog, I see no reason why you couldn't just rub it on whenever you felt like it, at least twice a day? I don't think there are any downsides to Vicks Vaporub, except the smell, and hopefully that will be a lick deterrent as well. Can't guarantee it though!
by Falcon12 on 19 September 2008 - 19:09
Is it something you can see on their paws? My two lick and nibble at their paws regularly but I don't see anything??
by Teri on 22 September 2008 - 13:09
My boyfriends English Bull dog has been chewing on his paws and they look different so I'm thinking his paws must have a yeast infection. I am going to try the remedies on him. :o)
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