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Zinc and Copper Chloride

Posted by R (FL) on 02/18/2008

My dog has a yeast infeciton and Ted says to use zinc and copper chloride. I have been everywhere and no one even knows what I am talking about. Where do you get it and what is the cost and how soon can I get it.

Replied by Ted
Bangkok, Thailand
383 posts

I used zinc chloride 1% and copper chloride 1% for external use in the skin area. However, this has limited use for external only to deal with skin problems.

However, I would much prefer the saturated borax in 1% H2O2 solution. However, the reason for the mentioned was that I once came into a nasty fungus infection that required a stronger solution. If you are observant and read the labels in some supplements for human uses, they actually add copper chloride, or even cupric oxide and chromium chloride in Kirkland Multivitamins

For yeast infection in dogs, if the dog is to take it internally, the best remedy is to add 1/4 teaspoon of borax, 1/4 teaspoon of baking soda and additional 1/4 teaspoon of sodium carbonate (washing soda) in one liter of drinking water. This is a rather mild remedy at least for my dog, I will let him take it for about 1-2 weeks to start seeing improvements.

A dog should also stop eating dog pellets and eat boiled chicken and meat (never overcooked, partially uncooked is best). Certain ingredients added into processed dog food might also cause yeast infection. If the dog is fed homecooked partially boiled meats, it should help the dog recover faster. No milk should be given. Milk is an antinutrients and the milk proteins covers whatever food the dog eats, preventing digestion. This is why milk is used in the even of food poisoning. Other anti-nutrients are burned toasts and white eggs. Albumin in white eggs are anti-nutrients because they bind to many nutrients preventing absorption.