In the case of goldfish pond fungus, the most effective treatment is malachite green. It is recommended that one treat an entire pond before trying to treat the infected fish separately.Know More
"Pond fungus" is a bit of a misnomer, as the fungus grows literally on the fish themselves. One of the most common fish diseases is saprolegniosis. It appears as white, green, brown or gray cotton-like tufts that can protrude from any external body part of the goldfish. Saprolegniosis is primarily caused by one of three aquatic fungi: Saprolegnia spp., Achlya spp. or Dictyuchus spp. Although they each differ slightly from each other, their characteristics are so similar that it is advisable to look at them as one singular invader during treatment.
If it is not possible to treat the all fish together, separate the infected fish, and place them in a second container with matching pH and temperature and an airstone aerator. Let each fish soak for an hour in a 5-parts-per-million concentration of malachite green once a day for a week.Learn more about Veterinary Health
Making the decision to put a pet down is difficult and consulting with a veterinarian can help an owner make a decision, but generally a dog should be put down when it is in too much pain to live a quality life. There is no right or wrong answer for when a dog should be put down and the owner will have to make the decision based on the way that the pet is behaving and feeling.Full Answer >
Lamisil and other topical medicines provide effective treatment for mild to moderate toenail fungus and help to prevent infections from returning. Severe and hard-to-treat infections, however are best treated with oral anti-fungal pills.Full Answer >
Apple cider vinegar is an effective treatment for toenail fungus, according to Dr. Michael Shapiro of Vanguard Dermatology in New York City. Apple cider vinegar treats external signs of Candida, including yeast and fungal infections, Natural News reports.Full Answer >
WebMD suggests treating ant bites on a dog by applying ice packs, a baking soda paste or calamine lotion. A dog who experiences a severe allergic reaction to ant bites may also need to be taken to the veterinarian for emergency treatment. According to GustoDogs, fire ant bites should also be washed with antibacterial soap over several days, and a dose of Benadryl may be needed to control any reaction.Full Answer >