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Bit of dandruff raw fed 3 months

Discussion in 'Dog Health and Nutrition' started by Care4Pets Stockport, Jan 12, 2012.


  1. Care4Pets Stockport

    Care4Pets Stockport Raw Food Supplier

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    Rio's coat is fine everywhere except the bottom end of his back has small amount of dandruff. He's never had this before he is fed fish4dogs in a morning not much only 100g & then raw at night. He get an omega 3 capsule once a day also.
    I don't want this to get worse any ideas??
     
  2. terencesmum

    terencesmum PetForums VIP

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    Do you feed enough oily fish for his coat?
     
  3. Care4Pets Stockport

    Care4Pets Stockport Raw Food Supplier

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    Mmm I don't give him much fish as he has fish4dogs in the morning do you think he needs more? I will get some sardines do you think maybe a tin 3 times a week would be enough?
     
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    terencesmum PetForums VIP

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    It's difficult to say without seeing your dog, but when Terence looks a bit dry I up the amount of sardines he eats. He is a staffie and prone to dry skin.

    It might be worth a shot and see if it makes a difference. :)
     
  5. Mum2Heidi

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    F4D salmon mousse is great for skin and coat. I've been using it on and off and each time I see a big improvement.

    Salmon oil is recommended a lot here as is Yumega.:D
     
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    terencesmum PetForums VIP

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    You could also try primrose oil.
     
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    Your dog is probably 'de-toxing' - this can happen with a change of diet to raw and can last a while. I would be thinking of getting something to help things along -

    Doggy Detox Tablets - Dorwest
     
  8. suesdogs15

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    All three of mine acquired dandruff for several months when I started but with fish oil capsules daily and sardines once a week it is virtually gone. As Ceearott says it is just them getting used to it. I wrote a similar thread to yours when I started cos I was worried but all will be well soon :p
     
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