Summer time can be tough for pets. Having to deal with the heat, fleas, ticks and itchy dog skin. Let’s face it, it’s no fun to see your dog scratching incessantly or biting and chewing till there are raw places on their skin. It’s no fun for you or your dog.
Itchy dog skin can be caused by many things. Allergies to various foods, plants and also common chemicals used on lawns and in and around the house. Insects such as mosquitoes, fleas and ticks can also irritate their skin. Some dogs are actually allergic to the saliva of fleas. I know of one person whose dog was actually tested and found to be allergic to grass of all things.
What can you do about it?
If your dog suffers form itchy dog skin there are many home remedies that work remarkably well and you probably already have on hand.