Sunday, August 01, 2010

Home Remedies for your Labrador Retrievers Itching

Here's a good video by Dr. James R. Talbott, a staff veterinarian at Belle Forest Animal Hospital and Kennel in Nashville, who explains about some home remedies for dog itching.

There are a wide variety of reasons why your Labrador Retriever may itch. If there is dry skin and the skin is not irritated then there is several reasons why your Labrador Retriever may itch. Allergies, fleas, poor food quality and winter weather can cause itching.

Home remedies for your Labrador Retriever's itching include:

Oatmeal-based shampoo - leave on for five to ten minutes every week or two. The oatmeal is a good moisturizing shampoo.

Adding omega-3 fatty acids or fish oils to your to a Labrador Retriever's diet.

Brushing stimulates oil production in your Labrador Retriever's coat and can be of help for the itchiness.

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