It is natural for dogs to shed their coat, usually in the spring and in the autumn. Bitches also lose their coat after they have been in season, after giving birth and during the nursing period.
Dry skin is often the underlying cause behind horses’ skin problems. Dandruff and a dull coat are telltale signs of dry skin. Dry skin is also more susceptible to react to allergens and bacterial infections. For example, the mane and the tail may itch. An imbalance of the skin’s barrier function increases the risk of pastern dermatitis […]
Gunvald, officially known as Quidamor, is a 12-year old gelding. Gunvald has had constant skin issues, and in 2016, his condition plummeted because his skin was extremely irritated. “Over the years, we had tried everything to help Gunvald, but nothing made a difference. Our veterinarian had taken samples and carried out tests on Gunvald’s skin, […]
As the vet looked at the x-rays and quietly stated that young Zuli had osteoarthritis, Janina Wallgren of Espoo, Finland, almost burst into tears. The diagnosis came after 3,000 hours of training with Zuli, an enthusiastic, promising two-year-old white shepherd. The dog was everything Janina had hoped for when she had been looking for a […]
Do you find the facts about oils and fatty acids confusing? Not sure which ones benefit your dogs the most? It may help to think of them as vitamin-like nutrients in the sense that, like vitamins, there are many different fatty acids with many different biological roles. Nutrolin® oil supplements were developed by Professor Mikko […]
“Rex, officially Rex Af Mosevangoch, is a Danish Oldenburg horse. Rex was born in 2004 and was in the Oldenburg stallion book until he was seven. He is a gelding now, and he came to me in 2015. I bought him after my matriculation, and my trainer said right away that Rex is a sensitive […]
Problems that dogs have with their skin are often due to dryness. Problems caused by dry skin include itching, dandruff and dull coat. Dogs need essential fatty acids for the well-being of their skin. Dogs’ bodies are not able to manufacture these fatty acids, instead they need to be obtained from food. Which essential fatty […]