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Is there an over-the-counter human skin ointment that can be applied to a dogs raw, red, itchy, dry skin?

Smartliving Guest asked this
February 27, 2014 at 3:16 PM



Dear Samantha,

That would not be a good idea because dogs often ingest topical products. You might want to look at some of our products to help heal the skin. Derma-IonX which is an oral homeopathic product stimulates the enzyme systems in the body which reduces itching and inflammation, promotes healing of the skin and helps with assimilation of nutritional components in diet and supplements. The supplements I use along with it include Canine probiotics, vitamin C, MSM, and Omega 3,6,9. Together with Derma-IonX it produces a synergistic effect for a faster response. I would also suggest that you give your dog only filtered water for drinking and bathing if your water contains chlorine or fluoride. For the dietary modifications you might want to try a grain free diet for a while.

Defendex shampoo which is nontoxic washes away debris and soothes the skin. Using these products is a simple and effective way of helping resolve a difficult condition.

Please feel free to contact us again if you have any other questions.

Best wishes, Dr. Char

Dr. Char Wilson, DVM Health Coach answered
February 28, 2014 at 10:02 AM
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