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    What is something i can give my dogs for their dry skin..?? I finally have them all on a food that works well for them and their allergies so i hate to chance food. My abbey can only have a limited amount of things so it was hard finding the right food for them all..

    I don't know if it is just the season, its really hot and dry here now, but they seem to have dry skin .. what is something that will help?. coconut oil?.. i use to put that on them but they will lick it off of each other.. lol.. but if it helps i will try it again. does anyone have any suggestions? thanks.

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    I use HyLyt dog shampoo for Joni. We have to bathe her pretty frequently due to allergies and this stuff keeps her skin from drying out. It has fatty acids in it to moisturizer. I order from Amazon.


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    Our vet recommended fish oil capsule a day to help with his skin issues.

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    I like coconut oil. I do give Nyala salmon oil on and off as it gives her loose stools. She eats marrow bones, multivitamin and when I wash her I grease her all over with coconut oil. Then I have to clean her butt level on all my appliances n doors. I know where she's been sticking her butt. Lol

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    @punky My dogs had dry skin. I started putting a tbsp of Olive oil in their food. No more dry skin!
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    You can put 1 teaspoon of coconut oil in their food every other day.... or as others have suggested... fish oil pills, salmon oil or olive oil
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    thanks for all the advice.. i think i will start with the coconut oil.. i thought about the salmon oil but don't know how my abbey will react because salmon is another food she is allergic to.. i will also try the hylyt shampoo.. its nothing really bad but i can tell its dry and their coats aren't as shinny as they use to be.. thanks again. i'm diffidently going to give it a try..

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