The information contained in this article is for informational purposes only and is not meant to be a substitute for the advice provided by your own veterinarian. You should not use the information contained herein for diagnosing the health of a Westie – you should always consult your own veterinarian.

The example below should be used for example purposes only. Each individual Westie should have a treatment program tailored especially for that Westie depending on the severity of the Malassezia and the Westie’s overall condition of health:

Angel (Moderate)

Bathe every 5 days with Malaseb shampoo let sit for 10 minutes then rinse well

  • Ketoconazole 100 mg once a day for 40 days
  • Keflex 250 mg started 2XD but changed to 1XD because of vomiting total of 20 pills
  • Otomax (Tri-Otic) both ears 2XD for 7 days
  • Benedryl as needed in the beginning but switched to daily after she was no longer getting the Ketoconazole
  • Premium Edge Lamb and Rice kibble fed dry – nothing added
  • Chicken Treats (freeze-dried in a can) as treats – occasionally
Malassezia Angel
Malassezia Angel

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