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Old 05-26-2010, 07:54 PM
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I've been using the recipe on this site Homemade dog shampoo ever since my yorkshire terrier started getting eczema. In the last 3months his skin has started clearing up. I think some of the products out there are a little harsh, so I'm sticking with natural products from now on.
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Old 05-30-2010, 09:22 AM
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Earthbath has an oatmeal and aloe shampoo - works wonders on some of my fosters! Even those with major medical skin issues & on meds for it. A lot of petsmarts are selling Earthbath products now
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I heard somewhere that some dogs compulsively bite themselves even though there's no reason, have you considered this too?
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Old 06-01-2010, 01:47 PM
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I second the person who suggested Johnson and Johnson. It's gentle, doesn't strip the oils out of the coat, doesn't sting if they get some in their eyes, is cheap and smells nice. What more can you ask?
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Old 06-01-2010, 02:05 PM
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An oatmeal shampoo will probably be best for your dog...as long as it is a DOG shampoo. Human shampoo, even baby can be gentle enough for a human who is pH balanced at a
5, but a dog needs a pH balance of 7. Time and time again I have had dogs come to me where the owners say that they have very sensitive skin, when I start to ask questions to determine the best type of shampoo to use on the dog I find that the owners have been using their own shampoo. The other possibility, and this is a major possibility, is that the shampoo wasn't entirely rinsed off. Left over residue can cause itching. I recommend that when you think the soap is rinsed off, rinse for 5 more minutes.
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Old 06-22-2010, 07:45 PM
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another vote for earthbath! We use the tea tree and aloe one
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Old 11-02-2010, 11:00 PM
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There are a lot of reasons for your puppy's itchy situation.

It could be because of any of the ff:
FLEA ALLERGIES
ATOPY
FOOD ALLERGIES
CONTACT ALLERGY

Golden Retriever Allergies | Golden Retriever Training

Depending on what causes your puppy to itch, here are some home remedies:

Home Remedies for Dog's Dry Itchy Skin and Allergies | Golden Retriever Training


Hope these help!
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Old 09-18-2011, 10:15 AM
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For dogs with dry itchy skin, hots spots, I use the Dead Sea Mineral Mud Cleanser, Mud Masque and Mud Treatment from HAMPI Natural Pet Spa Natural Dog Shampoos | Natural Dog Conditioners | Dog Spa Products | Green Pet Products | Pet Grooming Products & Professional dog grooming supplies

However, sometimes the itching can be a result of a food allergy, or some other type of allegy.
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