Dog scratching with red, swollen and bumpy skin
(Penticton, BC, Canada)
Our Yorkie terrier Jesse started scratching a lot about a month ago. But she has always scratched quite a bit.
Two vets, of a few that we have tried, suggested that - because she primarily scratches the forward part of her body - she may have environmental allergies. We learned early on that lambs skin does make her scratch more.
We have tried different herbs in trying to help her normal level of scratching, but nothing really has helped. One intuitive suggested it may be our carpets that she is allergic to.
So about a month the scratching got a lot worse. And under her front arms things got really red and swollen and then it broke out further in a rash across her chest. And also along part of her spine bumps appeared.
We took her to two vets - one is a holistic vet and she gave us some things - a homeopathic called Allergen, a spray called DOUXO Calm Micro-emulsion. I stopped these after two days because things were getting a lot worse not better.
Instead I started putting cotton soaked in colloidal silver on it during the day and night (we've kept it wrapped in a tensor bandage except for walks as otherwise she scratches and licks it. At night I put infrared light and blue light on it.
It started getting better - the one side healed, the rash healed, the bumps along her spine went away. Just the one side is being really stubborn. So then I found your website and I switched to putting really good quality aloe vera on it and she no longer let's me use the light on her.
Any help would be great!! Thank you so much for this service. We are very much a holistic household.
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