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My bulldog is having rashes on his face (under the ear on both sides of face) coming back from the kennel. The vet at the kennel put him on a 10 days dose of clavamox (he is up to day 5 now) and the skin rashes are now drying up into large scabs (it must've been raw before). I also noticed my bulldog is losing weight (was 24.5kg before and now on 22kg). I feed him earthborn holistic (lamb) 2.5 cup per day (split into 2 meals) and supplement him with fish oil and vit E. Can you please help and suggest if I should be doing things differently. Thank you!

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Hi Lenka,  Sorry your bulldog has been having skin troubles ;  Sounds like the Vet is treating it as a staph infection;  See if you can buy a therapy oatmeal bath/shampoo for dogs.  As far as food, add more cooked meat to his dry kibble;  cook up 1/2 pound of ground hamburger or ground lamb ;  You can add 1/2 cup of this meat per day into the am meal;
If you can add this home-cooked meat to his diet it will be helpful.

Best wishes,

Marie Peppers LPN MA
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Worked for over 25 years with Veterinarians. Marie Peppers, Experience Licensed Nurse Trained in Holistic Pet Nutrition ; Supplements certifications * My comments to your questions are not to be used "in lieu of" veterinarian's advise or treatment - IF YOU BELIEVE YOUR DOG IS ILL OR INJURED, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL VETERINARIAN IMMEDIATELY. I would be glad to assist in basic health and wellness questions. I have extensive knowledge and often help with client education. I also answer questions on Bulldogs under the Bulldog Expert on this site ****** VISIT My Consulting site for a FREE 20 minute Consultation ( Nutritional consults offered )

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My comments to your questions are not to be used "in lieu of" veterinarian's advise or treatment - IF YOU BELIEVE YOUR DOG IS ILL OR INJURED, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LOCAL VETERINARIAN * VISIT My Consulting site for a FREE 20 minute Consultation ( Nutritional consults offered )

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Worked for over 25 years with Veterinarians. Marie Peppers, Experience Licensed Nurse Trained in Holistic Pet Nutrition ; Supplements certifications * My comments to your questions are not to be used "in lieu of" veterinarian's advise or treatment

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