Treatments and dosage

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    Kiz – Val, while you were away Kerrie wanted to know how much antihistamine to give Stan. We were as much use as a chocolate teapot ::)
    Please can we have a list of common treatments and supplements with the appropriate strength and dose per 10kg of dog.
    Just the normal stuff that we normally plague the life out of you for, then if you are busy or not on line  we can look it up in the stickies :yes:

    Pretty please ;D ;D


    val has aswered to that thread ;D thankyou val

    but it would be usefull to know dosage per supplement


    Kiz any chance?
    The first aid sticky had what to use but not how much  and I am crap at finding the right threads on here :-[


    ok ….got a lot to catch up on so how about you make the list and i will add in the rest


    [quote author=kizkiznobite link=topic=13875.msg263073#msg263073 date=1236933345]
    ok ….got a lot to catch up on so how about you make the list and i will add in the rest

    Brilliant thanks, will keep me out of mischief too ;D






    Fish body oils



    Devil’s claw

    Green-lipped Mussel

    Rose hip

    Bites and stings

    Piriton Tablets
    Dose –  1 x 4mg per day for a small dog
                3 x 4mg per day for a medium dog
                5 x 4mg per day for a large dog
    wasp sting – vinegar
    bee sting – bicarb
    ant bites – ?                                 
    Homoeopathic remedies
    wasp sting – vespa
    bee sting – apis mel



    Immune Boosters

    Vitamin E
    Vitamin C
    Vitamin B2
    sea kelp


    St John’s Wort

    Natural Antibi

    Olive leaf

    Eye infections

    Conjunctivitis –  wash with an infusion of Rosemary.
    Good antiseptic – use for bacterial infections
    Can use Golden Eye ointment
    or Brolene – both have same active ingredient.

    Dirty Ears

    Val’s famous recipe 😉
    Blue Powder Ear Treatment


    16 Oz. Isopropyl Alcohol
    4 Tablespoons Boric Acid Powder
    16 Drops Gentian Violet Solution 1%

    Mix together in alcohol bottle and shake well.

    You will also need to shake solution every time you use it to disperse the Boric Acid Powder.
    To use, purchase the “Clairol” type plastic bottle or a small baby ear syringe bottle to dispense solution to affected ears.

    TREATMENT: Evaluate condition of ears before treating and if very inflamed and sore do not attempt to pull hair or clean out ear at all.

    Wait until inflammation has subsided which will be about 2 days.

    Shake the bottle each time before using.

    Put cotton balls or similiar absorbent material under ther ear.

    Flood the ear with solution, (gently squirt bottle), massage gently to the count of 60,
    wipe with a tissue.

    Flood again on first treatment, wipe with a tissue,and leave alone without massage.
    The dog will shake out the excess which can be wiped with a tissue, cotton ball, etc
    as the Gentian Violet does stain fabrics.

    The SCHEDULE of treatment is as follows:

    Treat 2x per day for the first week to two weeks depending upon severity
    of ears

    Treat 1x per day for the next 1-2 weeks

    Treat 1x per month (or even less frequently, depending on the dog)

    All of these ingredients should be available at a pharmacy.

    Others have found that despite the alcohol, the dog will not object to even the first treatment. The Boric Acid Powder soothes the ear. The Gentian Violet Solution is an anti-infection agent. The solution appears to work well on any and all ear problems from mites
    to wax to canker.

    After the 2nd or 3rd day you can clean out the ear with a Q- tip or cotton balls.
    The success rate for this treatment is 95-99%.

    Dogs on the verge of ear canal surgery have been returned to normal with only the regular follow-up treatment to keep the ear healthy. If an infection seems to be remaining in the treated ear after the above course of treatment, you may also have some Pseudomonas bacteria in the site.
    This can be eradicated by using a gentle flush of raw apple cider vinegar and water(warm)

    Use 2 Tablespoons of vinegar to one cup of water, 2 x per week.

    They have found the Blue Powder Solution to be effective for treating fungus-type infections on the feet and elsewhere on the dog, for cuts on dogs or people, and for hot spots.
    Remember it is for external use only be careful not to get into the eyes.

    This is my favourite I do warm it a little in hot water first


    Potassium citrate

    Kennel Cough

    Olbas oil on bedding

    Upset Tum (s****)

    Starve for 12 hours
    Feed boiled fish/chicken with overcooked rice or potato mash

    Can use Kaolin Paediatric ( without Morphine )
    Slippery Elm
    Dose – 1 capsule per 10kg of weight – 3 times a day
              If using Slippery Elm powder – ‘Quote’ use it like cornflower powder in jug mix to a paste with cold water top up with hot boiled water stuff it in a dog bowl with dog food ;D 😉

    Prebiotics – live yoghurt – yakult, banana, raw oats
    Prebiotics are non-digestible foods that make their way through the digestive system and help good bacteria grow and flourish. Prebiotics keep beneficial bacteria healthy


    Probiotics are friendly bacteria found in foods and dietary supplements that can help bring back the balance of good bacteria.

    Waterworks problems with girlies


    Travel sickness

    sea legs

    For topical application on minor scrapes and sore spots

    Witch hazel and Calamine cream
    Aloe Vera gel
    Manuka Honey
    Calendula cream

    To save your grass  ;D

    Cyder vinegar

    It can also help with arthritis and ear infection ( see Val’s famous recipe ) and is used for something else but can’t remember what ???

    Calming upset and stressed out dogs
    Dose ????


    Once the list is done can we make it a sticky  🙂


    Yes definatly all that typing  :yes:


    Please look through and see if I have forgotten anything 😉


    Olbas oil on bedding for KC?
    What about Manuka Honey too – for skin?

    Great list Jacqui  :-*


    Added, thanks Christine 😉


    Do you ever use homepathic remedies – I use them on my dogs and they have great results…saves a fortune at the vets and obviously it is all natural.


    these are homeopathic remedies, i think ???


    Oh Val……… I have put in some Homoeopathic remedies as that is more your line can you do the honours and put in the strength and dose please :-* :-*


    Kiz……….Val………….ANYONE…………….. 🙁

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