Alternative Medicine for Pets/lypoma


My redbone/bloodhound mix has a rear leg lipoma. We have seen the vet twice as it is quite large,bigger than a softball. It appears to be in the muscle and non operable at this time. He has had several removed in the past he is 7 years old and weighs 105. I started him on castrol oil rub over the site and today I started the tumeric. I used kitchen version. I tsp heaping in his food tonight. I am planning on twice a day morning and night in food and castro oil three times a day as topical. Are the tumeric portions ok. Thanks.

Dear Karen,

I would highly recommend contacting a wonderful holistic vet that I refer many clients to for phone consultation. He is outstanding with the use of homeopathy and would probably be able to help you. His phone number is 352-245-2025. His name is Dr Gerald Wessner.

I would also recommend putting your boy on a straight raw food diet. It will put his body in proper upper pH and help to shrink the lypoma.

Tumeric portions are good.


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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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