How Do I Use Vinegar & Water to Treat Canine Yeast Infection?

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How Do I Use Vinegar & Water to Treat Canine Yeast Infection?
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It is possible for dogs to get yeast infections. Canine yeast infections usually appear inside the ears, mouth and/or around the genitals. Dogs with poor immune systems primarily get yeast infections because healthy canine immune systems are able to fight off Candida albicans, the fungus that causes yeast infections. Apple cider vinegar and water can be used to treat a canine yeast infection.

Skill level:
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Things you need

  • Water
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Soft cloth
  • Bowl
  • Vinegar

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Instructions

  1. 1

    Pour 1 cup of water into a bowl.

  2. 2

    Add 1 cup of apple cider vinegar to the water.

  3. 3

    Dip a soft cloth into the solution.

  4. 4

    Dab the cloth onto the areas where a yeast infection is present. Do not apply the mixture if there are open wounds or skin lesions. Apple cider vinegar is acidic enough to kill the yeast.

  5. 5

    Repeat this treatment twice a day until the infection disappears.

  6. 6

    Add 2 drops of vinegar to your dog's water bowl. This changes the pH of your dog's body from the inside out, so yeast is no longer able to thrive.

  7. 7

    Continue to add vinegar to your dog's drinking water each time you refill the water until the yeast infection is cleared.

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