As with humans, dandruff can become one of the most frequent conditions of our dogs’ hair. And, as it happens to us, the dandruff generates an itch and a series of annoyances that will take to him to scratch continuously, being able to finish by irritating the skin. But not only that, but the dander of dogs is one of the main allergens and some are like invisible fence, so if we have asthma or we are allergic to different substances, we can affect. Although removing it is not easy, here is a series of measures to treat dandruff in your dog in case it appears:
– Bathe it frequently: Doing so will help both regulate dandruff production and prevent hair loss from the dog. It is best to use a baby shampoo to avoid irritating your pet’s skin, although if it is enough you can consult your veterinarian for the most suitable product, but never use anti-dandruff shampoos for humans, because they contain very strong ingredients. Bathe it with warm water, rinse thoroughly all hair and dry as much as possible.
– Brush regularly: Do it outdoors, to remove excess dandruff, while taking care that the brushing is not too energetic, because in that case you will achieve the opposite effect.
– Add oil to your diet: A small amount will help you fight dandruff, as well as benefit you if you are constipated. Make sure your food has the necessary daily supply of vitamins and minerals and consult your veterinarian about those foods that may exacerbate the appearance of dandruff in your pet. If necessary, you will have to make a change in your diet