The dog is a pet that does not need to give any introduction to the human society. Some people love logs most among all pets and hence keep more than one dogs at home also. For them, the health of this lovely pet also matters same as one of their family members. Hence it is of paramount significance to identify some of the painful conditions of this loyal animal. Your dog may suffer from allergy or infection on its skin,and this may result in constant itching on their skin. Constant itching may often result in incessant loss of hair/fur, patches on the body, trauma,etc. One option for this is to make constant visits to the veterinary doctor and get this healed. Another option is to try out home remedies on your dog which will not only protect your dog from any kind of skin infection but also heal it if your dog is already suffering from it. The top five home remedies that you can resort to are:
Vitamin E oil: Vitamin E oil is good for any kind of infection o your dog’s skin and it also good for dry skin. If you see infection similar to wrinkles on your skin, then you can take a vitamin E capsule and drip the oil on the area. Then slowly massage it so that the oil seeps in. Make sure you also apply it on the action area. Both the massaging and the oil will slowly heal the infection. It would be better if you consult a vet before this.
Apple Cider Vinegar: Apple cider vinegar is one of the most important anti-bacterial and anti-viral objects that can be appliedto any infection on the skin. All you have to do is apply a mix of apple cider vinegar and water with a fifty percent ratio of both. Then either spray it on the infection or use a cotton ball to apply it to the infection.
Baking Soda: Baking Soda can be very useful in treating your dog’s itchy skin. You can apply baking soda in two ways. The first is to make a paste with water and baking soda and apply it on the itching skin. The second way is to make a diluted solution of baking soda by adding a cup of soda to the bathing water of your dog.
Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus can be a natural remedy for fleas on your dog’s skin. You can put dry leaves or fresh eucalyptus in water and let it boil for around ten minutes. The boiling water has to cool at a room temperature. Use this water to bathe your dog and then rinse it properly. Use a towel to dry it up properly. A regular application of this will make sure that there are no fleas on the body or itching skin.
Essential oil shampoo: One of the reasons for your dog’s itchy skin is dandruff. You can use essential oil shampoo made with eucalyptus or pennyroyal oil to give a bath to your dog. Regular application will make sure that your dog is relieved from an itchy skin.