This noted, there are in fact cases of over-the-counter and home-remedies that humans use that can be used on
a dog, but not until one knows it is in general done with good success. Don't be the test case.
I know the spirit of your post was to get information - mine is just general, but does apply. The only good solution is to get a treatment from a veterinarian - cost, but maybe no more than a dinner out.