Earth Clinic readers report very good results when they used Apple Cider Vinegar for their dog’s yeast infection issues. Yeast infections in dogs are becoming more of a pervasive problem, thanks to the addition of additives, poor quality meat, and a multiple variety of grains, including gluten, in dog food. Besides giving your dog grain-free or raw food, you can also treat yeast infections with apple cider vinegar, either topically or internally.
Topical Use: How To Spray Your Dog With Apple Cider Vinegar
In a spray bottle, mix organic apple cider vinegar with equal parts of warm, purified water. You MUST dilute the vinegar at least 50/50! Not doing so can cause considerable pain on a dog who has been scratching an area raw.
Spray your dog gently with this solution. Be very careful you don’t accidentally spray your dog’s eyes. Make sure to spray the dog’s armpit areas and the base of the spine with this solution.
One Earth Clinic reader filled her tub with an inch of water and added a cup of apple cider vinegar to the water and then sponged the dog with the acv bath water.
Another reader used cotton balls soaked in the 50/50 apple cider vinegar mixture and wiped her dog’s ears, paws and around the tail.
How to Use Apple Cider Vinegar in Dog’s Food for Yeast Infections
- Add 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar to food 2x a day for a 50 lb. dog. Adjust dose for the size of your dog.
- Alternatively, you can add 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar to dog’s water dish for dogs under 15 lbs. For larger dogs, increase ACV up to 1 tablespoon.
- Many readers also add Greek Yogurt to their dog’s food in addition to apple cider vinegar. This combination is the most popular remedy on Earth Clinic for yeast infections in dogs. Read more here.
Keep reading below to learn many more tips about using apple cider vinegar to treat a canine yeast infections from our readers!