A dog’s coat should look glossy and healthy, if your dogs coat does not he may be suffering with a nutritional deficiency. If this is the case you would notice that your dogs coat appears brittle and dull.
Below are a few helpful tips that will help improve the health of your dog’s coat.
Ensure that you are feeding your dog with a high quality dog food that provides all the vitamins, carbohydrates, protein and minerals that your specific breed of dog requires.
Adding an Omega 3 supplement to your dog’s diet, as it plays an especially important role in improving your dog’s skin and coat, as well as carrying out many other important and beneficial roles.
Groom your dog regularly with a good grooming brush. This will improve the condition of your dog’s fur by removing all the dead undercoat and also any matted areas in your dog’s coat.
- Washing your dog every so often with an oatmeal shampoo will really improve your dogs coat. Oatmeal also helps to soothe flaky or itchy skin and as oatmeal formulas are very mild, they are ideal for dogs with allergies or sensitive skin. The end result after using oatmeal shampoo is shiny and soothed skin.
- Using a waterless dog formula spray on your dog can also help improve their coat condition, as the natural ingredients in the spray results in moisture being added to your dogs coat and your dog’s hair shafts being strengthened.
If you follow these tips you will notice a big difference in the health of your dog’s coat.
However, any changes that you make to your dogs diet, whether it is a different food or by adding Omega 3 supplements, you will not notice the effects immediately so don’t become disheartened, it could take a few months to notice the changes in your dog’s coat.