Can dogs take colloidal silver orally?

Long-term use of topical or oral colloidal silver is not safe or recommended for dogs. Silver is thought to cause physical damage to cells, says McFaddin. “Silver ions can leach from the silver particles, and these ions can have bioactive effects,” she explains.

How do you give a dog colloidal silver?

You can safely administer it by putting it in your pets water or wet food, directly into their mouth, through a nebulizer, and even directly into their ears and eyes. Depending on the severity of the ear or eye infection, you may find it beneficial to apply it to the ears or eyes and have the pet ingest orally.

Is colloidal silver antifungal?

Antifungal. Colloidal silver is also said to be capable of treating fungal infections. One test-tube study showed it may stop the growth of some strains of fungi ( 14 ).

Do you have to refrigerate colloidal silver?

It is absolutely essential to store your Colloidal Silver in a dark place as Colloidal Silver is light sensitive. A bathroom cupboard, bedside drawer or pantry with a door, are all ideal places. Do not store Colloidal Silver in the fridge.

Can colloidal silver be used topically?

When used topically (on the skin), colloidal silver can help heal and prevent infection.

How much colloidal silver should I give my dog?

Oral Intake For example, you can treat an eye infection by giving colloidal silver to your dog orally while also dropping it into the infected eye. A general guideline for oral dosage is 1/2 tsp per every 10 lbs, once per day, unless otherwise specified by your holistic veterinarian.

How to give your dog colloidal silver?

Small dogs get as much as 5 mL colloidal silver two or three times a day using a plastic syringe (without the needle, of course) to squirt it into their mouths. And larger dogs might get as much as 10 mL colloidal silver orally, two or three times a day, via a plastic syringe.

Can you give a dog colloidal silver?

We cannot recommend any Colloidal Silver dose for your dog. However, it’s prudent to use a small amount (based on body weight). Warning: Anything potentially dangerous should be discussed with your vet to be sure you’re doing the right thing. Colloidal Silver is making a comeback.

Is colloidal silver safe for dogs?

For topical use, colloidal silver for dogs appears to be relatively safe. So using colloidal silver for dog skin allergies and other topical applications may be okay, however, further research is needed.

Can you safely give dog Silver biotics?

Most silver biotics—a man-made type of mineral supplement—are nontoxic, and companies actually make silver biotics for pets. But if you wish to use silver biotics not intended for pets, consult with a veterinarian first before use. Source: Ionic Silver Spray For Dogs & Cats (2 oz.)