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What should I do if my dog has skin or coat issues?

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As a dog owner, it can be concerning to notice skin or coat issues in your furry friend. Skin and coat problems can be uncomfortable and painful for your dog, and if left untreated, can lead to more serious health issues. In this article, we'll explore what skin and coat issues look like, common dog behaviors that may indicate skin or coat problems, and dog breeds that are more prone to these issues. Additionally, we'll discuss how Pet Honesty's Restore and Soothe products can help solve these problems.
What do skin and coat issues look like on my dog?
Skin and coat issues can manifest in various ways, including:
  • Redness, irritation, or inflammation
  • Itching, scratching, or chewing at the skin
  • Hair loss, thinning, or matting
  • Dull, brittle, or rough coat
  • Skin lesions, hot spots, or infections
  • Excessive shedding or dander
Dog behaviors that point to skin and coat issues
Some common dog behaviors that may indicate skin or coat problems include:
  • Excessive scratching, licking, or chewing at the skin
  • Rubbing against furniture or carpets
  • Rolling or rubbing on the ground
  • Whining or whimpering when touched or petted
  • Avoiding certain activities or areas due to skin discomfort
Dog breeds prone to skin and coat issues
Some dog breeds are more prone to skin and coat issues due to their genetic makeup, grooming needs, or environmental factors. These breeds include:
  • Bulldogs and Pugs (skin fold infections)
  • Cocker Spaniels and Golden Retrievers (ear infections)
  • Poodles and Bichon Frise (matting and tangling)
  • German Shepherds and Rottweilers (skin allergies)
  • Siberian Huskies and Alaskan Malamutes (shedding and coat issues)
How Pet Honesty's Restore and Soothe products can help
Pet Honesty's Restore and Soothe products are specifically designed to address skin and coat issues in dogs. Here's how each product can help:
  1. Restore + Soothe Shampoo: A gentle, non-irritating shampoo that soothes and calms irritated skin, reducing itching and inflammation. It's perfect for dogs with sensitive skin or allergies.
  2. Restore + Soothe 2:1 Shampoo + Conditioner: A two-in-one shampoo and conditioner that not only cleanses the coat but also moisturizes and nourishes it, reducing shedding and tangling. It's ideal for dogs with dry, brittle coats.
  3. Restore + Soothe Ear Cleaner: A gentle ear cleaner that removes dirt, wax, and debris, reducing the risk of ear infections and promoting healthy ears.
  4. Restore + Soothe Spray: A quick-absorbing spray that soothes and calms skin irritations, reducing redness and discomfort. It's perfect for hot spots, skin lesions, and irritations.
By using these products, you can help your dog feel more comfortable and confident in their own skin. Remember to always consult with your veterinarian for personalized advice on addressing your dog's specific skin and coat issues.