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Species affected: Dogs, Cats
Background: Often becomes secondarily infected by bacterial, fungal, or parasitic organisms.
Symptoms: Hair loss, exudate, especially in the form of seborrhea, thickened and damaged skin. Odor and pruritis, which may be intense, become noticeable and there may be an associated otitis as well. Initially pruritis is often concentrated in the feet in dogs, and often accompanied by conjunctivitis. In cats it is more often seen on the abdomen, signaled by a bare abdomen as the cats remove hair by repeated licking.
Diagnostics: A complete diagnosis must include very complete history to determine all the causal factors as well as ruling out other chronic diseases.
Special Notes: Can be a frustrating condition to treat, and can require multiple therapies and a long recovery time.
Principles for Supplementation: Treatment is aimed at restoring health for any concurrent conditions as well as treating the inflammation in the skin.


Formulas: Dosage: Mechanism/Purpose:

Buffered C Powder12

Cats: 125 mg bid
Dogs: 10 mg/lb bid

Stimulates phagocytic effect of leukocytes, nitrate scavenger, aids in synthesis of collagen and carnitine. For atopy, more effective if given TID. Can dose up to bowel tolerance.


1 per 15 lb

Supports skin and coat for dogs and cats with food or environmental sensitivities and for those pets with seasonal allergies.


1 capsule per 20 lb bid or 1 scoop per 20 lb bid

Helps achieve normal moisture content of skin.

Hua She Jie Yang Wan25

Cats: 2 pills, bid or tid
Dogs: 2-4 pills, bid or tid

Clears heat, relieves toxins, drains dampness, extinguishes wind, nourishes qi and blood, helps stop itching.

Omega PlusVET12

Cats: 1 gelcap sid
Dogs: 2 gelcaps/25 lb sid

EFAs help moisten the skin, provide anti-inflammatory effects, and the GLA has particular affinity for atopic dermatitis.

Resinall-K Liquid23

Apply topically on all hot spots,

Antibacterial, antifungal, antipruritic. Can also be taken internally.

Small Animal

Cats: 1 capsule sid
Dogs: 2 capsules/ 25 lb sid


Super EPAVET12

Cats: 1 gelcap sid
Dogs: 2 gelcaps/ 25 lb sid


Vitamin C with

Cats: ¼ capsule sid
Dogs: ½ capsule/ 25 lb sid


Yu Ping Fan San25

Cats: 2 pills bid or tid
Dogs: 2-4 pills bid or tid

Tonifies Qi and stabilizes the exterior.

Zinc Citrate12

Dogs: ½ capsule/25 lb bid
(up to 1 capsule, bid if needed)

Essential for growth, immune system as a cofactor of superoxide dismutase. Excess zinc is toxic and can cause copper deficiency.

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