Colloidal Silver Dosages for Dogs and Cats
Colloidal Silver Dosages for Dogs and Cats
By Steve Barwick, author, The Ultimate Colloidal Silver Manual
In an article titled Colloidal Silver for the Healthiest Pets Ever, journalist and long-time colloidal silver advocate, Angela Kaelin, offers the following dosage information for dogs and cats, based on anecdotal accounts:
This is just a general guideline. Adjust the dosages based on your observation of your individual pet’s health.
Dosages are in 5 to 10 ppm concentration colloidal silver and can be administered in your pet’s food or water to bring them to optimum health and keep them there.
For Daily Maintenance:
Kittens: 15 drops per day
Adult Cats and Small Dogs: 20 drops per day
Medium Dogs: 1/2 ounce per day
Large Dogs: 2/3 ounce per day
For Sick Pets:
Kittens: 15 drops twice per day
Adult Cats and Small Dogs: 20 drops twice per day
Medium Dogs: 1/2 ounce twice per day
Large Dogs: 2/3 ounce twice per day.
Also, give your pet extra colloidal silver before and after any surgeries. Apply colloidal silver topically to any incisions or injuries to prevent infection.
Colloidal silver in your pet’s drinking water will boost their immune systems. It is a natural cure for diarrhea and other digestive upsets. It can improve your pet’s breath, too.
Unfortunately, a lot of pet dosage recommendations constitute little more than “winging it.”
In other words, it’s guesswork based on personal experiences. That’s because no one has done the clinical research to determine effective dosages for pets, or for humans, for that matter.
So there’s a certain amount of guesswork involved in using colloidal silver to help the body heal infections and disease. And that goes for both pets and for humans.
And why hasn’t the research been done?
If you think about it, Big Pharma simply doesn’t want us using natural substances (for ourselves or our pets) in place of their pharmaceutical drugs.
So a lot of pet dosage recommendations are simply composed of what people have tried on their own pets, and have written about afterwards.
I generally consider these dosage recommendations to be general guidelines one can start with, watching the pet closely to see if the dosage is working, and increasing the dosage gradually and incrementally if it’s not working.
Another Set of Dosage Recommendations
As an example, here’s a completely different set of dosage recommendations from an article on the CertaPet website.
These recommendations are for dogs, but in my personal experience with pets and colloidal silver, this same dosage chart could easily apply to cats, as well, since it goes by body weight, which is the appropriate way to determine a colloidal silver dosage.
Here’s what they wrote:
The general guidelines are as follows.
Note: All treatments all given 2-3 times per day, for ten days.
• 2 to 10 pounds – 1/16 teaspoons
• 11 to 25 pounds – 1/8 teaspoons
• 26 to 40 pounds – 1/4 teaspoons
• 41 to 55 pounds – 1/2 teaspoons
• 56 to 80 pounds – 3/4 teaspoons
• 81 to 100 pounds – 1 teaspoons
• 101 to 150 pounds – 1 1/4 teaspoons
• 151 to 200 pounds and over – 1 1/2 teaspoons
When my dogs or cats are visibly sick, I give them considerably more colloidal silver than the above dosage charts recommend – maybe triple the recommended amount (based on body weight) if my dog or cat is visibly ill.
And I might stick with this higher dosage level for several days, or even for up to a week if the illness seems to be stubborn.
When my pets are doing well, I still give them colloidal silver daily, but in dosage amounts closer to what’s recommended in the above two charts.
The bottom line is that there are no “set” dosages for pets because the research to determine such dosages has not been done.
So pet owners do indeed have to experiment a bit to see which dosage levels work for their own pets, and which do not. That’s the unfortunately reality. But the two charts above will give you a good place to start.
More Info on Using Colloidal Silver for Pets
There’s quite a lot of information available on the internet about using colloidal silver for pets. Much of it is anecdotal, meaning personal accounts from colloidal silver users who have pets.
For example, here’s a short “how-to” video which you might want to watch, about different ways of administering colloidal silver to pets:
And here are some in-depth articles with detailed testimonials on using colloidal silver for sick pets and other animals:
If you read through the above articles, you’ll certainly know more about using colloidal silver to heal sick pets than 99% of the population. And when you see how few of those over-priced veterinarian bills you’ll have afterwards, it will be well worth the effort.
Important Addendum: Where to Find Colloidal Silver
If you’re brand new to colloidal silver usage and are wondering where to buy it, it’s important to know that you can find it in just about any well-stocked health food store in America.
It’s also available on Amazon and numerous other websites.
But it can be extremely expensive. In fact, because colloidal silver works so well against numerous forms of infection and disease, it has the highest price mark-up of any nutritional supplement in existence.
The amount of actual silver in a four-ounce bottle of colloidal silver is about five to 12 cents worth. (Yes, I said five to twelve cents.)
Yet because that small amount of silver is all it takes to decimate so many different kinds of infections, the manufacturers mark it up about 16,000%, charging a whopping $20 or $30 per bottle.
What’s more, manufacturers promoting the latest faddish colloidal silver product often charge far more per bottle — sometimes $35 to $50 for a tiny four-ounce bottle.
And people are more than willing to pay through the nose for these commercial colloidal silver products at health food stores because colloidal silver does indeed heal infections and prevent the spread of germs and disease faster and better than any other natural supplement on the planet!
So, commercially speaking, the retail price of colloidal silver at health food stores reflects its value to the consumer far more so than its true cost to produce. But here’s the good news:
Make Your Own High-Quality Colloidal Silver for Pennies!
As I mentioned, typical health food store prices for colloidal silver can range from $20 to $30 for a tiny, four-ounce bottle.
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Compared to typical health food store prices, your first two one-quart batches literally pay for the entire cost of your new generator! Do you know of any other health product that literally pays for itself the very first few times you use it? The savings are absolutely astonishing!
In fact, by making your own high-quality colloidal silver with a brand new Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, you’ll be as close to having FREE colloidal silver as you can get, and for the rest of your life!
You’ll never have to pay those exorbitant health food store prices again!
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“Owning a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge has given us the luxury of being able to use high-quality colloidal silver any time we need it. And we never have to worry about the costs because it only costs a few pennies per quart to make! It is without a doubt the single-best money-saving appliance in my entire house!
Best of all, the machine is very easy to use and easy to store. I was concerned about ease-of-use, but my fears were unfounded. After I got mine and used it, I immediately bought one and sent it to my 83-year-old mom, and she uses it regularly as well.
Now that I have a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator, I can use colloidal silver for everything — disinfecting the kitchen sinks, countertops, and the cutting board…spraying the toilet bowls, and the bathroom countertops and sinks…spraying it on my toothbrush to prevent bacterial growth…rinsing my mouth with it to prevent cavities and gum disease…you name it.
I even put it in the laundry rinse cycle when I do my linens, towels and kitchen rags, so I don’t have to wash them as frequently. It really keeps them fresh, and there’s never any mold or mildew anywhere in our house.
I also put some in the cat’s water bowl each day, and the dog’s too. We use it in the bathtub for skin problems. And of course, we drink it when our tummies are queasy, or when we feel a cold or flu coming on. We also gargle with it in order to get rid of sore throats and sniff it up our noses to get rid of sinus problems.
My husband even sprays it on his hair in the mornings and has completely eliminated his lifelong dandruff problem. And he sprays a little bit in his eyes from time to time, and now has no more recurrent problems with sties.”
— K. Sullivan, NM
And here’s what another happy customer wrote to say about the tremendous savings she’s achieved by no longer having to purchase her colloidal silver through health food stores:
“We make a quart of colloidal silver at least once a week with the Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from the Silver Edge. I finally sat down and figured out how much this machine has been saving us.
By making our own colloidal silver we’ve saved $11,503.20 this year alone, compared to the cost of colloidal silver at our local health food store.
The cost for colloidal silver at our local health food store is $30 for a tiny four-ounce bottle. But with my Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator, I can make eight times that amount (i.e., a full quart) for about 35 cents total cost.
If I were to purchase a quart of colloidal silver at the health food store, which would be eight of those tiny, four-ounce bottles, the cost would be a whopping $240 (i.e., 8 x $30 = $240) compared to the 35 cents I now spend to make a full quart!
Here’s the breakdown of our costs to make a full quart of colloidal silver with our Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator: It costs us about a dollar for a gallon of steam-distilled water at Walmart.
So a quart of the steam-distilled water costs about 25 cents. And I estimate we use maybe a nickel’s worth of electricity and maybe another nickel’s worth of silver from the silver rods for every one-quart batch of colloidal silver we make. So that’s 35 cents a quart, all told, for each quart of micro-particle colloidal silver we make!
And frankly, considering how long the .9999 fine silver rods have lasted (over a year and a half, so far, for the most recent set), I think it’s probably even cheaper than that. But it’s the lifetime savings we’ve experienced that’s just mind-boggling to me.
For example, we’ve had our Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver unit for nearly five years now. And as I mentioned we make one quart per week, and we spend about 35 cents a week on making colloidal silver.
This means we save about $239.65 a week by not having to purchase a quart’s worth of colloidal silver at our local health food store. So do the math: In just one month, the savings is $958.60…in one year, the savings is $11,503.20…and in five years we’ve saved approximately $57,516.00!
When you put pencil to paper and figure it out, it definitely takes you by surprise. You just think ‘No way. I must have multiplied that wrong.’
But it’s true. The savings is legitimately well over $11,000 a year over health food store prices for colloidal silver if you make and use a quart of colloidal silver a week like we do! And we reap that incredible saving from the very reasonable $250 investment we made in purchasing our Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator.
In their advertising literature, The Silver Edge says the unit completely pays for itself after your first couple of one-quart batches. But really, that’s quite an understatement when you realize the true extent of your savings!
Of course, once you start making your own colloidal silver with a Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, you don’t really think about how much you’re saving compared to health food store prices, because it just becomes a normal part of your everyday life. But the savings is nevertheless astonishing when you reflect on it.
What’s especially nice is being able to produce a significantly higher-quality colloidal silver than what’s generally available to the public through health food stores, especially at such a tiny, tiny fraction of the cost.”
— Marie Wilkey, SC
The Bottom Line…
With a high-quality Micro-Particle Colloidal Silver Generator from The Silver Edge, you’ll never again have to pay exorbitant health food store or internet vendor prices for high-quality colloidal silver!
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Meanwhile, I’ll be back next week with another insightful article on colloidal silver….
Yours for the safe, sane and responsible use of colloidal silver,
Steve Barwick, author
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