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  1. Shar pei ear yeast infection URGENT

    Dog Health
    So my shar pei mix is about a year old and we've recently noticed that he started shaking his head and scratching his ears a lot. Took him to the vet and he apparently has extreme yeast overgrowth. The vet prescribed nystatine and that's been his evening therapy for about a month now. I have a...
  2. Gluten Free/Starch Free/Grain Free Treats (processed or human)

    Dog Food
    My American Bulldog (white) has so many skin issues it is ridiculous. I've been working closely with my vet but am sick of band aid solutions provided through medications and am attempting to change his diet to a gluten/sugar/starch/grain etc free one. He has had big issues with Candida/yeast...
  3. Butt Problems - What Could It Be?

    Dog Health
    The first dog I have ever owned, Sophie (8-yr old Shih Tzu) has been living with my father for the past five years; I recently flew down to AZ to bring her back to Seattle in late June. Aside from the various health issues I knew we would need to address (e.g. desperately needed dental surgery -...
  4. Food Ingredient Questions - Yeast, Alfalfa

    Dog Food
    I have a dog with allergies, or at least we think so. He licks his paws and flank. Vet has ruled out yeast, fungus, parasites. I am searching for a kibble to feed him, and like Canine Caviar. However, there are a few ingredients I'm unsure of. Why is there "yeast culture" in there, and...
  5. Allergies? Yeast? Other problem for 10 yo american bulldog

    Dog Health
    I have a 10 1/2 yo white American Bulldog/Pit mix. She has been chronically getting hotspots, her belly is covered in a red rash and her paws and mouth are bright red too. We have taken her to the vet several times and all he prescribes is antibiotics. They clear everything up but it comes right...
  6. Skin Allergies? - Australian Shephard Mix

    Dog Health
    Hello, I recently adopted an australian shephard mix from the pound. He was 3 months old when we got him, and had some kind of horrible skin condition. He had crusty abrasions on his ears, elbows, and paws. His original vet thought he had a corn allergy, so we put him on duck and potato...