DOG GROOMING TIPS FROM AGATHA (OR IT’S NOT EASY BEING A DOGGIE CEO)

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Does your canine companion suffer from lackluster locks?  Is her coat dry and flyaway or is does she keep you busy with the Oreck trying to vacuum up all that fur that floats off her body?  Try adding coconut oil to her diet for a rich source of coat building medium chain fatty acids.

Coconut Oil for dogs

CoCo Therapy has one of my favorites with a high percentage of lauric acid but most of us have a jar hiding in the cupboard somewhere, put it out where you can see it and start using it daily.  Pets AND people benefit from this nourishing little product.and as with all dietary changes, introduce slowly (about a 1/4 tsp per day for a week, increase slowly to full dose over two week period).  For every 10 pounds of dog, you can give 1 teaspoon of this health boosting oil.

Remember, as with all dietary changes, introduce slowly (about a 1/4 tsp per day for a week, increase slowly to full dose over two week period).  For every 10 pounds of dog, you can give 1 teaspoon of this health boosting oil.

Coconut Oil packs an amazing punch, not only does it have antibacterial and antiviral properties, it contains anti-fungal agents and helps eliminate eczema, helps reduce shedding and for is beneficial for many skin and coat problems.  Itching, excess shedding, contact dermatitis and more can be reduced or eliminated with this one super simple addition to your pet’s diet.

For a healthier skin and coat we also offer some great dog shampoos, conditioners, and dog probiotics on our online store.

Agatha's Apothecary article on coconut oil for dogs