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I have a blu pitbull, champ line father and mother. She just had her first litter of puppys. She had ten of them. There are a few of them that have a crusty bumps on there backs . Not all of them have it. It is starting to spread on different parts of the body. The puppys are only 7 days old. I need help on what this is. I have taken one to our vet, plus several different ones . To see if I can get an answer. They just tell me they don't know what it is. I need help. I am using triple antibiotic ointment on them. Just started it yesterday. Please help me to figure this out . What my puppys have.

Hello Ginger,

I'm not sure if I can be much help without seeing what the bumps look like,and I would like more information on environmental factors, so if you would call me, we could fill in the blanks and I would be able to assist more.  My phone number is 727-327-8769 Tues, Wed, Sun and evenings or 727-327-2356 the other days.

Again, without knowing the specifics, I would probably do a couple of things:
1) Put the mother on a quality enzyme and probiotic formula in order to improve her immune system and as a result her milk quality. HerbSmith has a really good one.
2) I would treat the environment with our product "Critter Oil" in order to eliminate any pests that may be causing a problem. You can find out more on our site:
3) You can also bathe the mother with the shampoo formula very safely with nursing pups, and I would bathe the pups at 4 weeks. I have even used a more dilute formula at 3 weeks.
4) It would be safe to use either our Super Goop or Colloidal Silver directly on the spots as well. It doesn't take but a light dab of Super Goop, so don't get carried away.

Download my book "Simple Steps to a Healthy Pet on the home page as well and read it.  It will give you VERY valuable information.

Keep me posted, and please call.

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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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