Allergies and skin problems are common and problematic. Flea & mite bites, pollens, fungi etc can cause your dog to itch, scratch, have rashes and dry or inflamed skin. In addition, most types of commercial dog foods lack essential fatty acids (polyunsaturated fats omega-3 & 6) which can cause excessively dry skin and a dull coat.
Allergies are a result of your dogs immune system overreacting to the allergen, causing inflammation and itching. It is critical to get to the root of the problem. Check for bacterial & fungal (yeast) infections, parasites or sensitivities to different pollens or other environmental allergens. Some skin problems can be the result of digestive dysfunction so ensure that your dog’s diet is species appropriate and that their gut is healthy and strong. For yeast infections we recommend a combination of our Liver Love to detox and Tummy Tastic to rebuild gut health.
As with any allergy, it is important to find the trigger and avoid or eliminate it where possible, whether environmental or food. In some cases, such as house dust mites, this avoidance may be impossible. Medication is sometimes necessary for immediate relief but for some is not a long term solution due to possible side effects and toxic build up.
It may be that your dog moults excessively, struggles to regain their coat after shedding or has lost their colour pigment over time. Certain breeds are more prone to these problems.
Skin & Coat is a premium 100% natural holistic superfood supplement. It contains omega rich cold pressed flaxseed oil and 7 of the best high strength active herbs; Wild Nettle, Sarsaparilla, Camomile, Skullcap, Milk Thistle, Ginkgo and Liquorice This blend will help to keep your dogs skin itch free and has a relaxing, calming effect. It contains herbs that have anti-histamine and steroidal properties, assists in detoxification, soothes the stomach, aids digestion, reduces moulting and restores colour pigment in breeds prone to pigment loss. Flaxseed oil helps to maintain overall good health of the heart, immune and reproductive systems, support mobility & circulation and balance metabolism. As the herbal ingredients are in their active state they provide nutritional support.
Using our holistic principles, Skin & Coat contains 4 adaptogens which are a unique class of healing herbs that help to balance, restore and protect the body both physically and emotionally. (for more information see the ‘adaptogenic herbs‘ section of this website). The herbs in this formula have been selected by a holistic vet for maximum efficacy. Visible relief and health benefits can be seen in as little as 7 days in some dogs.
Feed once daily or every other day depending on the level of support required. Shake well before every use and store in the fridge to maintain freshness.
Available in 250ml, 500ml and 1 litre
Skin & Coat Suitability
Ideal for dogs that have seasonal sensitivities, hot spots, rashes or redness, dry flaky skin, dull coats, moult excessively or have lost their colour pigment. Fantastic for getting coats in pristine condition pre-showing. Suitable for all breed types.
If your dog has additional symptoms together with skin & coat problems i.e. bad breath/lethargy/diarrhea, gas, bloating/joint pain/candida the underlying issue may be digestive dysfunction.
Not recommended for pregnant/nursing dogs and puppies under the age of 8 weeks old. Not to be used if your dog is known to be allergic/reactive to any of the ingredients listed if your dog is taking blood thinners/modulators. If in doubt then please ask your own vet for advice.
More information, Ingredients & Feeding Guidelines
- Calms itching and scratching, nourishes the skin, promotes a healthy shiny coat
- Restores colour pigmentation
- Reduces moulting
- Soothes the stomach
- Calming and relaxing
- Aids circulation
- Regulates metabolism
- Supports a healthy heart
- Nutritionally supportive
- Holistic formula which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing