Ruby skin care and flea meds

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Ruby
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Ruby skin care and flea meds

Post by Ruby » 18 Jun 2019, 22:19

Just an update and also this might help someone else. Ruby doo bee is still getting better. I have been using Vetericyn Plus Wound and Skin Care. Natural stuff It is a spray that you can use and helps with any wounds also it helps keep you dogs skin soft. My dog's skin was soooo very dry this has helped her tremendously. She had lost almost all her hair because a groomer shampooed her 3 times at one visit with medicated shampoo. I won't go into that now. This Vetericyn has helped her hair to start growing where it wasn't growing before. And has helped her very dry skin become soft.

As far as me using Advantage II on her for fleas. Didn't work for her ... it caused any little of hair that was growing to fall out and made her skin itchy. No fleas, no using Advantage any more for her and Used Vetericyn Plus for her skin and helping to get her hair to start growing again. Maybe this will help someone . If you decided to buy Vetericyn I bought it at Petco at first. I found that buying it at Tractor Supply is was the same price as Petco but..... at Petco for an 8 oz. bottle ...Tractor Supply has it for 16 oz. for the very same price.

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Jean
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Re: Ruby skin care and flea meds

Post by Jean » 19 Jun 2019, 03:16

Thank you soooo much for this

Ruby sure has issues, and the groomer went way over board, but............ they should try a sample like you do with any hair shampoo's etc on humans

Apple cider venegar is supposed to be good, as is Advantage, which is the one we used , but Ruby's body wont have it, maybe resort to the flea comb if necessary, and keep away from foxes

What is amazing, is, there are few actual dog fleas in UK they are mostly cat, and fox, and migrate to our cat or dog causing mayhem

let us know what happens

j
My name is Jean we live in Liverpool in Uk

My Kara born 21 July 2009 diagnosed with EPI by cTLI test August 2010 TLI = <1...folate 14 Cobalamin 408, shot down to 94, b12 injections every other day

Lowest weight 39 pounds

We use Panzym enzymes, Tylan and Chemeyes b12 capsules

Sadly, on 10th May 2019, we lost her to DM


Jeanx

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Madelon
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Re: Ruby skin care and flea meds

Post by Madelon » 26 Jun 2019, 22:12

Boy you and Ruby have sure been through A LOT and she is so lucky to have such a dedicated mom! Glad you've found what works for her and you both are now having some relief.
MADELON and Doc. DX EPI and SIBO: 5/22/2015
Test Results: (1st) 7/2014 = TLI 16.5, B12 894, Folate > 24; (2nd) 5/2015 = TLI < .4, B12 406; Folate >24; (3rd) 10/2015 TLI < .4; B12 >1000; Folate 14.4. Prior to DX: May 2014 (2mos) - DX coccidia/bladder infection; July 2014 (3mos) 1st EPI test = TLI 16.5, B12 894, Folate >24 - Dx SIBO not EPI; Feb 2015 thru May 2015 - weight loss only; May 2015 vomitted several times, diarrhea and eating poop. Regimen: 4 cups Sport Dog Food Elite Herding - Diane 6x 1tsp per cup; 1 WonderLab PetFactor B12 2x day; 1/2tsp Slippery Elm 2xday; Multivitamin; 1 Zyrtec 10mg 2x day; Salmon Oil

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