Hi,has anyone ever washed there pug with head and shoulders shampoo?As some of you know Jade has had a yeast infection on paws and in ears.Ive gotten the ears all better and continue with bathing and cleaning with apple cider vineger and coconut oil.Her paws are taking longer,which means there is yeast on other parts of her body.I went looking for a medicated dog shampoo but didnt find any that seemed all that great and a lot had sulfer and or zinc..which got me to thinking head and shoulders,my son had some at home...it worked fabulous for all Jades itchys,butttt the weirdest thing is right after her shampoo even before she was dry or brushed there were white flakes coming off her! Today she is still flaking even as i brush her.Im not sure if she had a worse skin problem than i thought or what.Her fur and skin have always looked and felt great,but she is black and its kinda hard to see any rashes and such..If anyone is familiar with any of this please let me know,thanx..:)

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Comment by Di's spoiled kids on September 9, 2011 at 5:08pm
That is good to know, I mean the yogurt part
Comment by Pugnacious on September 9, 2011 at 10:00am
Oh,i forgot to mention this tip my vet gave me.She said one of her patients had succes with putting a little bit of plain yogurt in her pugs wrinkle for yeast..
Comment by Pugnacious on September 9, 2011 at 9:51am
Thanks Keren.My vet finally got back from vacation and i was able to get some medicated shampoo and some antibiotic ointment for her ears.She did tell me that head and shoulders  was ok to use and the apple cider vinegar was great for the ears also.Di,i used some Hibiclense mixed with shampoo.it has the same ingredient as the shampoo you use ,just a different strenth.It worked well also.Im set for a while now with the goods if this is ongoing with Jade.I also rubbed some of the ointment on Mooshes wrinkle as she is always itching it cause no matter how often i clean and dry it..it stays moist and yucky..it has been working there too.And...i have to have my girls anal glands emptyed every few months..and they still come home and scoot on the carpet every now and then,so on went some oinment there and no scooting..they all could have had some yeast in some funky places,lol.
Comment by Karen Pug Mommy on September 9, 2011 at 7:50am
This might get pricey but you might also think about rubbing some oregano oil into the yeast areas - maybe tackle a little at a time.  I cured Dali's wrinkle infection with that after a week. 
Comment by mary milton on August 31, 2011 at 9:25pm
I wouldn't use head and shoulders again I have used niozaral on a foster of mine
Comment by Di's spoiled kids on August 31, 2011 at 4:26pm
Makes me so made, I had a whole thing typed for you, went to copy and paste the web site, and deleted my whole comment.  I think you will get the idea of what I was trying to tell you.  Good Luck
Comment by Di's spoiled kids on August 31, 2011 at 4:25pm
Tracy go to this web site http://www.entirelypets.com/vitalitymedshampoo16.html.  This is the same shampoo I am using on Lizzy.  She has the white flaky skin, and my vet told me to use this shampoo, my is called something else, but I looked on line for it as the vet is expensive.  This has the same exact ingredients that what I am using has.  I can use it on her weekly, and it has helped with the itchy skin and the flakes.

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