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What food is good for dog with Itchiness + Dryness + Roughness + Sores + Sensitivity + Pimples + Scabbing + Redness + Hair Loss

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April 29, 2016 at 11:05 AM

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Dear Carmen,

Diet can influence the skin. Sometimes the flavor even makes a difference. I would choose a grain free fish or turkey food since these are considered to be cooling for irritated skin according to Chinese food therapy. Beef is neutral. Chicken, lamb, and venison are warming. If your dog is allergic to a protein do not use it even it has the correct thermal property.

DERMA-IONX is helpful for many skin conditions. It is an oral homeopathic product which stimulates the enzyme systems in the body that aid the skin and helps with assimilation of nutritional components in diet and supplements. What sets it apart from most homeopathics is that it is in an oligotherapeutic mineral base which has had a charge added to it.

Initially I would give a half dose of DERMA-IONX on the breakfast and supper food. After there are signs of improvement you can give a whole dose once a day. I would also give Probiotics to aid digestion and fight infection. OMEGA 3,6,9 is also helpful in soothing irritated skin and improves coat quality. The water you give should be filtered if it contains chlorine.

Please let us know if you have any other questions.

Best regards,

Dr. Char www.vetionx.com

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
April 30, 2016 at 10:28 AM
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