the pet digest blog from Nusentia
Natural Remedies for Dogs : Top Ailments

Top Ailments in Dogs & Natural Remedies

We get many questions about the various maladies that pets face. Many are interested in the natural remedies that can help pets to overcome common health problems. At Nusentia, we believe that great health can be gained through nutrition, and, while this doesn't replace the advice of your vet, this quick reference chart will give you some insight into the nutritional steps that bring maximum benefit to wellness in these areas.

Natural Remedies for Pets

Allergies and Skin Conditions

Scroll through the topics below for natural remedies you can use today.

Atopic Dermatitis

  1. Fish Oil: Produces eicosonoids that reduce inflammation. Try: Celavin™
  2. Bioflavanoids and quercetin: Quells the inflammatory response. Try: Dermix for Dogs
  3. Antioxidants: Fights inflammatory by-product free radicals. Try: Spectrin™ for Dogs

Food Allergies

  1. Probiotics Builds foundational immunity to minimize number and severity of allergies. Try: Probiotic Miracle®
  2. Enzymes Breaks down cells walls of toxins, assists digestion, and has natural anti-inflammatory properties. Try: Enzyme Miracle®

Brain, Behavioral, Neural Development

Scroll the topics below to find natural supplements that assist in brain and neural development.

  1. Fish Oil Protects neurons by breaking up plaques (like beta amyloid), which destroys neurons and diminish memory. Try: Celavin™

Mood and Behavior

  1. Fish Oil Plays an important role as structural constituents in brain development, and potentially modify aspects of the dopaminergic (related to dopamine) and serotonergic system. Try: Celavin ™

Gut and GI Health

Scroll the topics below to find a natural remedy for your dog's gut issue.

IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) & IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) 

  1. Probiotics Favorably balances the gut microflora. Try: Probiotic Miracle® 
  2. Fish Oil Reduces the inflamed state. Try: Celavin™

SBO (Small Bowel Bacterial Overgrowth)

  1. Probiotics Favorably balances the gut microflora. Try: Probiotic Miracle®

Chronic Diarrhea

  1. Probiotics Favorably balances the gut microflora. Try: Probiotic Miracle®

Hip & Joint Problems

Scroll the topics below for natural remedies for dogs with joint issues.


  1. Glycoaminoglycans Provides building blocks for connective tissue. Try: RJX for Dogs™

Inflammation and Pain

  1. Fish Oil Produces eicosonoids which reduce inflammation. Try: Celavin™

Misc Health Concerns

Scroll through the topics below for more natural remedies.

Periodontal Health

  1. Baking soda Baking soda in the food can kill mouth bacteria. 
  2. Probiotics Probiotics work in the longer term to favorably balance the bacteria in the mouth and the body overall. Try: Probiotic Miracle®

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI) & Bladder Infections

  1. Cranberry Stops adherence of pathogens to bladder wall. 
  2. D-Mannose Adheres to bacteria and help to flush via the bladder. Try: Utrin™ (contains therapeutic amounts of cranberry and d-mannose for pets)

Ear Infections

  1. Tea Tree oil Serves as a natural disinfectant, 
  2. Chamomile Reduces local inflammation. 
  3. Ear wash (white vinegar, alcohol) Once a week using 50% rubbing alcohol and 50% white vinegar. Squeeze the solution into your dogs ear and massage at the base of the ear. Allow your dog to shake, then use cotton to clear out the debris of wax and dirt. This process will keep the ear clean and dry, while the vinegar stops the bacteria from growing. Continue once per week—be sure to see your vet if ear infection persists.

Obesity and Weight Gain

  1. Remove grains from the diet The obese state and grain-containing foods (high in Omega-6) have been shown to be a contributor to systemic inflammation. Omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation and compliment a diet and exercise program. Try: Nusentia Raw & Grain-Free dog food

Yeast Infection (including ear infection prevention)

  1. Probiotics Favorably balances the gut microflora strengthens immune function. Prevents infections, including yeast by crowding out pathogens. Try: Probiotic Miracle®. 
  2. Enzymes Provides support for breaking down cell walls of yeast, fungi, and yeast-causing bacteria. Also assists in digestion which reduces the need for the fermentation process in your dog's gut. Try: Enzyme Miracle®

Back to blog

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.