5 Dog Foods for Skin Allergies
by Dr. Chris
Many people have questions about what types of food are available to feed when their dogs are having skin problems. Well, to answer their question, here are 5 dog foods for skin allergies:
1. Iams Canine Skin and Coat Response FP
Iams claims its Canine Skin and Coat Response dog food can help your dog have relief from itching is as little as 3 weeks. Its formulated to relieve dog allergies
either from food or the environment.
It has Omega 3 and Omega 6 fatty acids to help decrease scratching and to keep your dog's skin and coat healthy. It also has novel proteins and carbohydrates to help with food allergies.
Lastly, the linoleic acid level has been optimized to ensure that your dog does not have a dull and dry coat or skin.
As an added bonus the dry formulas have micro-cleansing crystals to keep your dog's teeth clean by reducing the level of tartar on the teeth.2. Purina Veterinary Diets: DRM Dermatologic Management® Canine Formula
Purina Veterinary Diets® DRM Dermatologic Management® Canine Formula is another specially designed dog food for skin allergies.
It is formulated with unique protein sources to help with food allergies. It also features Omega 6 fatty acids, Omega 3 fatty acids, and higher levels of vitamins A and E for a healthy coat and skin.
If you are also looking for a hypoallergenic dog treat check out the Gentle Snackers made by Purina Veterinary Diets.3. Royal Canin Canine Skin Support SS
Royal Canin Canine Skin Support SS is the first diet that is made to specifically help control atopy.
Not only does it help promote healthy skin and coat. It is designed to help promote wound healing in dogs that have severe skin allergies.
A unique feature is this dog diet contains curcumin.4. Hill’s Prescription Diet d/d
Prescription Diet® d/d® is made with novel proteins to help with food allergies, and Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids for a healthy coat
They also have added antioxidants.5. Science Diet Adult Sensitive Skin
Science Diet Adult Sensitive Skin is an over the counter dog food designed for dogs with sensitive skin and skin allergies. It has a specific formula to keep your dog's skin healthy. It also features Omega fatty acids like all the other dog foods for skin allergies.
As you can see, these dog foods for skin allergies have multiple benefits to them. However they are not the only dog foods available for allergies. Be sure to ask your veterinarian
if you need more choices.
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