Labradoodle 4 - Is It a Detox Rash?
So pleased I found this site. I do hope you can help.
I transitioned from a 80% meat canned diet to raw about 6 months ago (as he kept having very loose stools).
My dog got a yeast infection in his ear. I quickly realized one of the new "raw products" had wheatgerm in and removed it (he has never had grain), added MCT (Caprylic Acid) and Pau d'arco and fish oil, and it cleared up.
I kept on with the supplements, and a week later he got little lumps around groin and inside of back legs with thickening to skin.
I was very worried, went to the vets and Jasper has just yesterday finished a week of antibiotics. Most bumps have scabbed over but it has by no means cleared up. He wasn't scratching, and his energy was fine (until he had the antibiotics).
I am now thinking that it could be a detox rash? I thought it might be a reaction to the Pau d'arco, but it could be the opposite with it doing its job?
In the UK most raw food is 80/20 with some veggies and other things. Should I eliminate the carbs and veg altogether? My husband eats almost only meat and thrives on it, so the idea is definitely not foreign to me.
Labradoodles are known to have sensitive digestions.
Do hope you can reply.
Best take him for a walk!
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