Cool Bulldog remedies...
Emergency Bland Diet for Sickness:
1 lb. ground beef, 2 cups rice (not instant), 2 cups cold water, 1 teaspoon garlic
powder, mix in saucepan and bring to a boil; boil till rice is cooked; add water if
needed as cooking; cool and feed 1 1/2 cups 2 times a day.
One or two TBS whole fat yogurt daily, or acidophilus or Beano can help with
Use stainless steel bowls at all times. Plastic & crockery harbor bacteria and
cause little chin zits which can lead to infection. Wipe the chin with Listerine then dust lightly with Gold
Bond Medicated powder.
Add 1 TBS of peanut oil, olive oil, corn oil or salmon oil daily to food. Brush your dog daily.
1 mg. of Benadryl per lb. of body weight 2 times / day.
The pink Benadryl pill or capsule is 25 mg.
Yeasty Feet and/or Inter-Digital Cysts :
2 gallons of warm water in the tub; add 1 cup of Clorox and stand the dog in it for 5-10 minutes. Do not rinse - just pat dry
with an old towel. Do this for 4-5 days, if the feet do not improve then see the vet. You can also put hemorrhoid cream on the
Apply Listerine mouthwash or apple cider vinegar, pat dry, and then dust lightly with Gold Bond powder. Persistent areas
may be ringworm or staph and need to be diagnosed by a vet.
Some bulldogs will experience a bit of hypoglycemia sometimes between meals. A bit of ice cream, cookies or just about
anything sweet will help to control it. Repeated and persistent head tremors are a different issue which need to be addressed
by your vet.
Regular baby aspirin or buffered aspirin are the only ?otc? pain relievers that are safe to give to your dog on occasion. NEVER
give your dog Tylenol, Advil or Aleve.
Emergency Phlegm Problems :
Keep squirt lemon juice (can be found at your local grocery store). Squirt it quickly down the throat to break up the phlegm.
Excessive panting due to exertion and excitement can cause the production of phlegm. Some dogs are willing t