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Myy Chihuahua has allergies diagnosed by my vet. We don't know the cause. He has a possible liver shunt. My vet has perscribed steroids but we don't want to take that route. we gave him benadryl and that did not ease his issue. He has red ears internal no puss just red and he sneezes, and is now bitting and licking his tail. Please help!

Smartliving Guest asked this
August 7, 2014 at 10:20 PM



Dear Lou,

You might want to look at some of our products to help the skin. DERMA-IONX which is an oral homeopathic product stimulates the enzyme systems in the body which reduces itching and inflammation, promotes healing of the skin and helps with assimilation of nutritional components in diet and supplements. The supplements I use along with it include probiotics and vitamin C. Together with DERMA-IONX it produces a synergistic effect. I would also suggest that you give your dog only filtered water for drinking and bathing if your water contains chlorine or fluoride. If your dog is not allergic to these protein sources you might try fish or turkey since these are considered cooling according to Chinese food therapy. You would want to avoid chicken or lamb which are warming for the skin that is already too warm.

Please feel free to contact us again if you have any other questions.

Best wishes,

Dr. Char

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
August 8, 2014 at 10:53 AM
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