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Hi
Haven't been on here for a long while.
Bailey our Yellow who will be 8 years in september,,has always had bad skin
since we got him at 5 months old.
He has been having injections at the vets when he gets a flare up.
He has just started another flare up which is particularly bad.

the injections from the vets are lasting less and less.

We tried an oatmeal bath today,,and have given him some sardines,,is there
anything else anyone can recommend,that we can do a home to help our boy?

O we have changed his food to James wellbeloved,,which seemed to make
an improvement.

Any ideas very welcomed.

Thankyou
Rach and Bailey
 

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Hi, sorry to hear Bailey has been suffering, poor chap. What does the vet think is causing the itchiness? Presumably they've run allergy tests - what did that show up?

What have you been feeding him and how long ago did you switch to James Wellbeloved as it can take a while for a food to completely get out of his system I would think, especially if this has been going on so long.

Have you thought about consulting a holistic vet? Not everyone's cup of tea but it would be my route so I'll suggest it :flower: They'd be able to look at homeopathic remedies, supplements, diet, flower remedies, all sorts. If you need any help finding a holistic vet, let us know roughly where you and hopefully someone could recommend one. Just a note, they are fully qualified vets just as your usual vet is, but have chosen to specialise in holistic healthcare. Your current vet would need to refer you to the holistic one.
 

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When Bella was suffering from one of her mystery allergies and itching for hours on end the vet recommended aloe vera gel. You keep it the fridge then apply it to any area that is particularly bad. The coolness and the aloe vera offer so much relief. we also used to wash her in aloe vera shampoo for all over relief.
 

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sorry to hear Bailey is suffering,

when Bess had itchy skin I called her breeder who suggested adding spinach to her food, he had no idea why this worked but said he found it did. Now I know this sounds wierd but we added it her food and the itch cleared up.
 

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Sultans Skin is very bad.

I don/t want to take him to the vet again. I know he will be back on yet another course of ABs and steriods.

I went to the health shop today a bought some Olivera, pure olive oil and Aloe vera soap, with tea tree oil. Please keep your fingers crossed this will help him. Poor lad, his skin is in a terrible state, and he has got a bad smell from the sores.


Sorry to take over this post. Ment to post new.
 
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