Alternative Medicine for Pets/Boxer itching


Hello I have a 1 year old mail boxer that is a real sweetheart but he itches his chest area and head area at least 5-9 times a day. I brought to vet twice and after 300 dollars still no answer there answer is keep bringing him in but am currently waiting to go back to work so not an option.They had him on steroids did nothing also changed his collar as they said that could be it so go him a leather one to wear now. I have him on benadry has vet said try that and it cuts his itching down but not much he still has his rash and sores. I also washed his sheets with hypoallergenic and didn't work. I am basically out of ideas and everything my vet says doesn't work. I would appreciate any help has I really hate seeing my best friend itching he is sweetest dog.

Hello Chris,

I have a Boxer too. Her name is Angel. Her picture is the center one on the header of my web site It is a fairly recent picture, and she doesn't look it but she was 8 years old when it was taken. My daughter was her breeder. Angel has had 3 litters. Her mother is 13 and her grandmother died at 16. Besides their outstanding breeding, the reason they are so long lived (most Boxers don't make it much past 8) is because my daughter and I both follow the information contained in my book, "Simple Steps to a Healthy Pet".

If you would like to solve your boys' itchy skin problem, plus save thousands of dollars in vet bills (Angel has only seen a vet 6 times in her life: 3 of those times were because of having a litter, once at birth, once at 8 weeks of age and once to have her ears done. She has never been sick or had any other health issues); you can go to the site ( and fill out the short form on the home page and download a FREE copy of my book.

I decided to give it away because the information in it is vital for every dog owner on the planet. Is is a compilation of over 40 years of being a professional dog person, with over 25 of those years studying and practicing totally natural methods.

I am positive if you take everything in the book to heart and apply it to your boy, you will get rid of his itchy skin problems.  The products on my site will help as well if you chose to use any of them.

If you have any other questions after reading the book (don't worry, it won't take long), please feel free to call me at my shop 727-327-2356 or my office 727-327-8769.

Take care,Sue Griffin

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Susan R Griffin


I can answer questions concerning pet allergies, natural flea control, breeding and dog breeds, puppy training, pets and stress, and pretty much any dog related question.


I have been a Holistic Pet Care Consultant for over 20 years. My specialties are nutrition and flea, skin and coat problems but I have experience with other health issues as well. I have been studying canine nutrition for over 20 years as well and have a broad knowledge base there including breed specific information. I am the author of The Healthy Pet Handbook and Simple Steps to a Healthy Pet as well as many other pet related articles; and have hosted radio talk shows on natural pet care. I conduct seminars on natural pet care, relationship training and the spiritual, energetic relationship between people and companion animals. I trained my first dog in 7th grade, bread my first litter in 12th grade and began showing at age 20 (I'm now 60). I have studied dogs all of my life and I have a degree in Psychology with minors in Ecology and Animal Behavior from Utah State University. I am a graduate of The New York School of Dog Grooming (1972) and Orchard Kennels School of Training (can't remember the year). I am the founder and owner of Naturals For Animals in St Petersburg, FL and the developer of Critter Oil and other natural products and Pet Energy Therapy, a pet assisted therapy for people. I look forward to answering your questions and feel free to read the articles on my site,

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As stated above: Graduate, New York School of Dog Grooming, Orchard Kennels School of Training, Utah State University (BS), Certified Hypno-therapist, Certified Stress Management Consultant and ordained minister. Personal studies over 20 years in Canine nutrition, alternative therapies and holistic medicine.

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