Harsh winter weather can take its toll on our pet’s skin and coat. Though the ground may be wet, the air is dry, and that can make your pet’s skin dry too. This spring grab one of the many skin and coat supplements available in your local Kriser’s store to start rehydrating you pet.
Products like Fidoderm, Mauro’s Hot Spot Spray and The Blissful Dog Nosebutter soothe dry, cracked, irritated skin by topically reintroducing healthy oils back into the skin. Many of these formulas can also help fight bacteria that is causing issues on the skin while protecting it from further damage.
Choose an Omega 3 supplement to help rehydrate your pet form the inside out. Omegas serve many purposes and aid in many functions within the body, including stimulating and distributing stimulate and distribute natural oils to moisturize the skin and hair follicles. Healthy and hydrated hair follicles also result in a silky, healthy coat.
Another great option is coconut oil. While coconut oil is not a source of Omegas, it is a great source of lauric and linoleic acids, and it has as many benefits for our furry friends as it does for humans. It can be used topically to help heal minor wounds or irritations as well as internally to help hydrate skin and coat. Coconut oil is also anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-microbial. Used in combination with Omegas, coconut oil helps Omegas function even better.
Come talk with a Pack Member today to find the right skin and coat supplement for your pet.