According to Nationwide Pet Health Insurance, the number 1 cause for pets to go to the veterinarian is skin allergies.
Truth to be told, skin allergies is one of the most frustrating pet conditions a pet parent must struggle with (even us humans could understand how mentally torturing experiencing skin allergies)
The itching, scratching, paw chewing, and excessive inflammation. Anyone who owns a pet who hears their pain at 2 a.m. in the morning does know how gut-wrenching and heartbreaking it felt.
Today, we’re here to ease your gut-wrenching and heartbreaking feeling by sharing with you what are the easiest ways to deal with pet skin allergies!
Few ways for pet owners to deal with pets with skin allergies:
- Food Elimination
It takes quite an amount of effort to implement the food elimination diet. The process of trial and error, and strict ingredient list, but don’t give up too soon! Have a discussion with your vet and see what are your pet food options.
Remembering or journal your pet’s new food and treats makes it easier for you to discuss with your veterinarian. Also, to make the necessary adjustment and corrected amount of food for your furball.
In addition, remember to feed your pet’s medication prescribed by vet doctors to help them manage their condition successfully.
- Therapeutic skin bath
Medicated shampoos are necessary for skin disease treatment. These shampoos can kill unwanted bacteria and fungus, help to remove scale and cleanse dirt and debris from hair follicles.
If your pet has a skin condition involving flaking, scaling, bacterial infections, or fungal infections, use medicated shampoos prescribe by vet doctors.
What are some of your therapeutic remedies that you help your pet with skin allergies? Share with us, we would love to know!