Are there natural antibiotics for dogs, cats, and other pets? Yep! Silver is an excellent natural antibiotic and won’t cause superbugs or other drawbacks of conventional antibiotics.
[Editor’s Note: Over the holidays, my cat Sexy Tony spent an entire day curled up in a ball. When nightfall came and he had not eaten, I realized something was wrong. And then on his way outside, I noticed a severe limp. It took me a moment to rule out a bone break and then i noticed that his right paw was twice the size and had a huge gash. Looks like Tony got one of his nails torn off.]
It was literally New Year’s eve and a if we even found a vet, they would likely give him some form of antibiotics, so we smeared a healthy dab of our silver ointment and wrapped his paw up. The next day we noticed that Tony had more pep. The bandage had been chewed off but we noticed right away that the swelling had gone down considerably. We applied more silver and when Tony started licking his paw, rather than be afraid he was ingesting poisons, we were glad the silver would now also work internally. That’s because our silver ointment is edible and safe.
On Day three, Tony was applying weight on his paw again at about 70 percent and he was eating again. And well that was that. We trusted that silver coupled with Tony’s immune system would fight any infection and start healing muy rapido.
6 Amazing Ways To Use Silver: Natural Antibiotics For Dogs and Cats
Ionic colloidal silver is useful for the entire household, including your beloved pets. It’s an excellent way to boost your pets’ immunity and prevent illnesses, infections, and diseases. Silver is a great natural health supplement, and a cleansing/disinfecting agent for all your pet gear. Silver for pets can save you from costly trips to the veterinarian – let alone the steep price of medication. What’s more, the antibiotics that are commonly prescribed to animals are immune system suppressors and can be the cause of antibiotic resistance.
Although there haven’t been many studies on silver’s effect on pets, many pet owners have experimented with the use of colloidal silver and have had excellent results. We even have one customer who administers silver to her horses.
It only makes sense that the natural healing powers, which have been proven scientifically effective for humans, would prove to be effective for other living creatures as well.
1. Keeping Your Pets Clean and Fungi-Free
There’s no better cleaning/disinfecting agent than ionic/colloidal silver. It’s a natural antibiotic for dogs and cats but unlike traditional antibiotics, can be used to prevent disease. So when it comes to your animal friends who run and prance around in many not-so-pristine places, it’s important to make sure that they and their environments receive the most natural cleansing/disinfecting. You can spray your pet cages and sleeping areas with silver. You can also add a bit of silver to your pet’s bath water – the amount varies based on the size of the animal. For a bird bath, we recommend 1/4th of a cup, for a dog or cat bath, we recommend a full cup. Also, make sure you add an ounce of colloidal silver to your pet’s water dish each time you fill it up. These easy additions will make a world of difference in your pet’s life.
2. Avoid Infections
Let’s face it. If you’ve got an outdoor pet, especially a frisky dog or cat, they’re bound to come home with all sorts of scrapes, cuts, and injuries. Many times, these injuries can lead to serious infections. You can avoid this by spraying all your pet’s injuries with silver. Silver works as a natural antifungal agent and provides natural antibiotics for dogs, cats, and many other pets. What’s more, it helps speed up the healing process- so much so that even medical doctors use bandages with silver drops stored in them – sold at ridiculously steep prices!
3. Treat Infections
If your pet does incur an infection or seems under the weather, the best thing to do is to give them a good dose of colloidal silver. Just as colloidal silver goes to work fighting bacteria and infections in the human body, it does the same for pets.
Give your pet an oral treatment of silver, several times a day, for up to a week. You will have to judge how much silver to give your pet based on their weight and size. Large dogs can handle up to 10 mL colloidal silver, two or three times a day. Small dogs should be given around 5 mL silver, two or three times a day. You can either give the treatment orally, via a syringe (with the needle removed), or mix it into their drinking water or wet food bowl.
Ralph Walters, a farmer in North Carolina who’s been making and using his own ionic collodial silver for over 20 years vouches, “My dogs have an intrinsic sense of just how healing silver is – and exactly how much of it they need. Sometimes, when I’ll leave a bowl of silver out. Depending on how sick they are, they’ll either take a few sips or drink down the whole bowl.”
4. Get Rid of Nasty Pet Odors
As much as you might love your pets, you’ve got to admit that sometimes they can be stinky. Especially if you’ve got cats or dogs who like to mark their territory with urine. Well, you’ll be happy to know that colloidal silver is not just natural antibiotics for dogs and cats but can eliminate pet urine (and other) odors too. Simply clean the area/carpet as you would normally, and then spray colloidal silver all over it.
5. Healing Your Pet’s Skin Issues
From rashes to ringworm, virtually any skin problem your pet has can be alleviated by spraying colloidal silver directly on the infected area several times a day, for a few days. It relieves itches and rashes, heals eczema-like dry, rough skin in a matter of days, and makes pimple-like bumps fade away. If the problem does prove persistent, it’s a good idea to try topical colloidal silver gel or cream products. These natural antibiotics for dogs and cats can reduce your need for expensive vet visits and other medications.
Silver Ointment Should Be An Integral Part Of Your Medicine Cabinet. Protect Your Pets, Kids, And Yourself.
6. Pet Stomach Aches
You know that every time you turn your head your pet tries to eat something or another that’s not good for it. And many times, this can result in a sad tummy ache. One of the best treatments for your pet’s belly ache is silver given orally several times a day, for up to a week. Again, you would have to judge how much silver to give your pet based on their weight and size. Large dogs can handle up to 10 mL colloidal silver, two or three times a day. Small dogs should be given around 5 mL silver, two or three times a day. You can either give the treatment orally, via a syringe (with the needle removed), or mix it into their drinking water or wet food bowl.
Using these tips for natural antibiotics for dogs and cats will keep your pets safe, healthy, and happy.
Linda Miriam Aziz-Zadeh is a freelance writer and editor who is passionate about preserving the natural beauty and wonder of our bodies, this planet, and the world. She is the cofounder of Crunchy Buzz, a digital wellness marketing firm that serves the health and wellness industry.
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