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How to Help Rid Your Chihuahua of Irritating Dandruff


Does your loveable little Chihuahua seem to have a scalp condition that appears to look a lot like dandruff? Well, that could be because that's exactly what he's got. Otherwise known as seborrheic dermatitis, this condition is because your dog has dry skin, his pores are clogged or it could be something far more serious. Below is a natural way to help get rid of this condition.

First thing you should do though is figure out what is causing your dog's dandruff. Remember, a little bit of it is simply normal so it should be nothing to be too concerned about. But, if your poor Chihuahua seems to have extra red skin, is raw in some spots or crusty looking then this could be more serious and could be an allergy or even a skin infection. Something like this you need to seek help from your vet. It may be something that will need to be treated with antibiotics, so be alert to this and take him to the vet.

If you have determined that it is simply dandruff then you should take some doggie shampoos and bathe your dog. Something that contains oatmeal is good because it will help to stop the itching that the dry skin will cause and it will also smooth the dry skin as well. Make sure that the shampoo does not have any heavy perfumes or dyes in it because this is defeating the purpose because these things can cause irritations to the skin.

When bathing your dog make sure to use lukewarm water and not hot water and to add just a small amount of your shampoo on your dog. Once you put the shampoo on him gently massage and rub it into his coat. Once you have lathered it up you can then rinse him with warm water and dry him off with a towel. Drying him with the towel is going to help loosen up more of the dead skin cells and will help stimulate new cells for your dog.

After you have given him a bath you can increase the benefits of the bath by giving him an apple cider vinegar rinse. Take some apple cider vinegar and dilute it with water and pour over your dog. This is going to remove more dandruff from your little guys coat. You simply put one part vinegar with one part water and mix before pouring over him. Make sure that you rub the mixture into his skin after you pour it on him. Once you have done this make sure to rinse him really good so you can get rid of the smell the vinegar leaves behind. You really don't want your little pooch running around smelling like vinegar the rest of the day.

Make sure not to bathe your dog too much, this too can cause dandruff because too much bathing is going to take away a lot of his natural oils that help keep his skin clean. However, do make sure to brush him on a regular basis like every other day. This is going to help to stimulate the blood flow which in turn is going to help keep his skin healthy.



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