How to Soothe Your Dog’s Itchy Skin

How to Soothe Your Dog's Itchy Skin Inside and Out

Much like us humans, itchy skin in dogs is incredibly common. While it’s usually nothing to worry about, it can cause discomfort, and there’s nothing worse than seeing our beloved pets in distress. We’ve looked into the common causes of itchy skin and how to tackle it the natural way.

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What Causes Itchy Skin in Dogs?

There’s a whole range of reasons why your dog may have itchy skin. We've looked at some of the most common causes of itchy skin in dogs:

Fleas

If your dog has a thick coat, fleas and other insects may be hard to spot. Look out for tiny, raised red dots and excessive scratching. Protect your dog from fleas and other biting pests with our flea shampoo

Mites

Tiny parasites, mites are invisible to the naked eye. You’ve probably heard of mange, which is caused by mites if left untreated. Look out for inflamed skin, sores and hair loss, and if in doubt, seek medical advice from your vet.

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Pollen

Mostly in summer, pollen can irritate sensitive skin, causing an itchy, red rash. You may find your dog is allergic to a specific type of pollen found on your walks or in your garden, like grass. Luckily this type of allergy is usually seasonal.

Food

Your dog’s diet could be affecting their skin too. Just like us, dogs can be allergic to certain food types like wheat and dairy, which can result in dry, itchy skin. Hypoallergenic foods free from dairy and grains can be more suitable for sensitive dogs.

Dry Skin

Dry skin can become itchy and uncomfortable. Usually caused by a nutritional deficiency or dehydration, it can easily be solved by the right diet, plenty of water and a nourishing shampoo.

How to Soothe Itchy Skin

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Aside from a healthy diet, we’ve developed a range of itchy skin products that work well together to soothe and protect dry, itchy skin. Using the following products collectively will ditch the itch the natural way, for a happier, healthier dog.

Anti-Bacterial Anti-Fungal Shampoo

Our anti-bac dog shampoo is the first step in reducing itching and discomfort. It instantly soothes itchy skin, insect bites and grazes while removing any dirt and bacteria that can aggravate sensitive skin.

The fresh tea tree and mint scent will leave your dog smelling and feeling fresh.

Anti-Bacterial Anti-Fungal Skin Spray

Our anti-itch skin spray is perfect for on-the-go care, to clean, nourish and instantly soothe dry, itchy skin.

We love spritzing it on our dogs’ coats before and after walks to protect their skin and prevent irritation from pesky bites and allergens.

The anti-itch spray hydrates the skin and coat, leaving them soft and shiny.

Skin and Coat Care Supplement

Our brand-new vet formulated skin and coat supplements aid itchy skin from within. It complements our existing anti-itch products, providing the nutrients your dog needs for healthy skin and coat.

The tasty bite-size treats are rich in salmon oil, Omega 3 and Omega 6 to keep them healthy, inside and out.

Whatever the causes of your dog’s itchy skin, you can help them look and feel their best again. Instantly aid, nourish and protect your dog’s skin from within with 100% natural ingredients.

Explore all our itchy skin products for dogs in our dedicated collection.

Written by Sarah Leeds