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FishinCT

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FishinCT

My lab has always had dry skin but this winter seems worse than ever. I feel so bad for her, she just itches like crazy. I feed her diamond grain free-whitefish. Seems like a really oily food and I also give her fish oil gelcaps once a day. 

Just wondering if anyone has any suggestions to try

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monstermoose78

Coconut oil helps my lab

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KidMoe

I use a fish oil that comes in a pump bottle from Menards or FF. This stuff makes a huge difference for my dog. It calls for one tablespoon or 1 pump per 10 lbs so my pup gets 7 or 8 pumps on his kibble.  i also try to run the poor mans humidifier (boiling pot on the stove) on the really cold days. It has been extra cold and dry so far this year though. 

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leech~~

Like Kidmoe said. about the humidity. This time of year when the furnace is running a lot houses get really dry, and just like us their skin gets dried out. Also make sure their bed or they are not sleeping in front of or by a heat register.  The warmth feels good but it's not helping.

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