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post #5 of (permalink) Old 04-04-2014, 09:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Kayleecan View Post
The kibble was also a thought for me too, so I went through the ingredients in her current kibble versus the BB we bought when we found her (pre-itchiness) and the ingredients were almost identical. Both contained chicken as well. Is salmon oil better or have different benefits than coconut oil? My worst worry was mange, but I haven't found much on the sign and symptoms for that yet, that is my greatest worry at the moment.
If you suspect mange then she really needs to have a skin scrape done and while that is being done I would also do a full blood work panel done on her. Immune supplement pills can help fight mange, they helped my GSD get over his Demodex Mange. My GSD doesn't have a great immune system so I put him on a multivitamin plus pill that specifically says it helps support the immune system, coat/skin and joints.

I do not know if salmon oil is better than coconut oil but I see salmon oil recommended more than the coconut, again I do not know which is better though.


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