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- Malassezia Dermatitis
Home Remedies For Crusting On The Skin
1. Vitamin E Oil:
Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight skin aging and skin problems. While your dog couldn’t care less about maintaining its youthful glow, she can still benefit from Vitamin E oil as it prevents skin issues.
2. Skin Diet:
Choose a minimally-processed, nutritious food that is free of chemicals, colorings, toxic additives, and preservatives.
Select foods free of allergens (hypoallergenic) by diagnostic testing and provide a balanced diet (without flavors. thickeners, coatings).
Try food sensitivity testing and go for an elimination diet –addition or exclusion of certain foods for a short period of time and checking for adverse reactions. Long-term usage of prescribed medications can cause GI and non-GI problems.
3. Cleaning And Hygiene:
With a clean and damp cloth, dogs with skin folds can be cleaned daily using shampoo, ointment, lotion, spray, skin cleanser, and wipes. Regular brushing of the dog reduces shedding. Introduce grooming in an encouraging way and make the pet fabricate a nice association with the grooming process. To begin with, a slicker brush and a soft-bristle brush are really all that you need.
Grooming the dog regularly distributes the natural protective oils of the skin all over the body. Use a mild, organic, hypoallergenic shampoo and conditioner and keep their coat clean and fresh.
4. Medicated baths:
Medicated baths (once a month) with high-quality medicated shampoos, and antimicrobial and antifungal agents. No quick rinses. Afterward, apply plenty of clean running water to prevent drying out of the skin and hair coat. Ditch the drier and completely dry the dog using towels.