UK Registered Charity 1122246 This website would not be possible without the kind help of Tony Martin of the “AV Martin Charitable Foundation”

A healthy diet and lifestyle, and natural immune system boosters will undoubtedly help any pet affected by resistant infections. Some safe natural immune boosters are described above, but it would be wise to get expert advice about their use.

There are many other effective natural treatments for pets affected by MRSA and similar infections. These won’t replace the need for targeted antibiotics, but the appropriate natural medicines can enhance the effect of antibiotic therapy and promote the functioning of the immune system. For instance, homoeopathic remedies and specific herbal medicines can be given to good effect alongside any antibiotics or other drugs that are being administered.

An experienced holistic vet can formulate an individual treatment regime for your pet that would add an extra healing dimension to any treatment with antibiotics and other ‘conventional’ drugs. If you are interested in a more in depth approach to natural treatments, ask your vet to refer you to a vet with experience of homoeopathy and other holistic therapies (the website www.bahvs.com has a list of vets using homoeopathy)

If you have no homoeopathic vet within reasonable travelling distance, do contact Richard for more advice.

Author Richard Allport BVetMed, VetMFHom, MRCVS

The Natural Medicine Centre -11 Southgate Road, Potters Bar, Herts  EN6 5DR
UK website: www.naturalmedicinecentre.co.uk e mail: info@naturalmedicinecentre.net

Did you know...

Pets can become carriers through the close physical contact they have with people who are themselves carriers.

All about infections

GEN-bacteria-bugs-explained-header

Bugs Explained

Meticillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is only one of a number of bacteria that can be resistant to lots of different antibiotics. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a relatively common finding in long-standing [&hellip

PC-treatments-pills-capsules-antibiotics-header

Treatments

Infections can generally be treated successfully with a single course of antibiotics, which may come in the form of creams or ointments, injections, or tablets, and many infections will even [&hellip

PC_skin_infections-header

Skin Infections & Pyoderma

1. How significant is infected dermatitis to the overall health of a dog? Superficial bacterial skin infections or pyoderma rarely cause significant illness. The clinical signs include itching, pustules, scaling [&hellip

How we have Helped

Our 42-year-old daughter has had four rounds of chemotherapy in the past year and a half for a red blood cell disorder and she faces a future with more such [&hellip

Sue Baur – Dixon

Our 8 year oild cocker spaniel Jasper has never had anything wrong with him.  However, this March he developed sore and broken skin inbetween his paw pads and became quite [&hellip

Ruth – Jasper

View more

Corporate Supporters

Educational Partners

Media Supporters

Supporters