Paw balms can work as a means of first aid when your dog’s paw pads become worn or cracked. However, paw balms should not need to be regularly applied.
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.
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 […]
St. Bernard dogs are gentle giants that can participate in many other canine hobbies in addition to shows. Noora Eteläniemi has owned St. Bernards for a long time and here she talks about her dogs and describes her experiences of using Nutrolin® products. “Our then 2-year-old show-dog, long-haired St. Bernard Maisa suffered from constant hair […]
All dogs can get ear infections, but dogs with heavy, droopy ears and dogs with a lot of hair around the ears are particularly at risk, because yeast and bacteria thrive in warm and damp conditions. Dogs with allergies and skin conditions are also prone to ear infections.
For years, my Shetland Sheepdog Senna suffered from cracked front paw pads. The paw pads always started to crack in early summer. For many summers I worried whether we would be able to participate in the Finnish Agility Championships that were held in early summer. Her paw pads always cracked just before the competition, but […]
“My dog Lyra started to itch really badly when she was just 5 months old. Lyra is my second border collie, so I am familiar with the breed. I wanted a competition dog and she turned out to be everything I had dreamt of. But soon I ran into problems. Lyra’s skin started to itch […]
“Before I got Lyra, I had not realised that dogs could be allergic to pollen and other airborne allergens. Dust mite allergies are among the most common allergies in dogs. Atopy is a lifelong genetic condition and some breeds are more prone to atopy than others,” says Evelina Hermansen, whose dog Lyra has allergies. We […]
Jax had had dry spots behind his ears his whole life. His owner Isabella decided to try him on Nutrolin® Skin & Coat oil supplement. The improvement was remarkable – as you can see from the photos above. Isabella writes: “Thank you for the fantastic Skin & Coat oil! My dog Jax has never had fur […]
When Emma checked the paws of her dog Lysti, she noticed that all the dog’s paw pads were badly cracked. Lysti’s paw pads were also very dry and rough.In addition, Lysti’s coat was still shabby and had not fully recovered after delivering a litter of puppies almost a year earlier. Emma decided to do something […]