Your pet's skin and coat - A key indicator of health

Your pet's skin and coat - A key indicator of health

As a responsible pet owner, it's essential to keep a close eye on your furry friend's skin and coat, as it can be a strong indicator of its overall health. A shiny and healthy coat indicates good health, while a dull or patchy coat, dandruff, itchiness, lumps, and other skin and coat issues may indicate underlying health problems or even an unbalanced diet.

What Your Pet's skin and coat can tell you about their health

Your pet's skin and coat are crucial in giving you a clue about their overall health. If you notice that your pet's coat is dull, dry or patchy, there might be an underlying health issue. Losing hair in clumps or having bald patches could be a sign of a skin condition, allergy, or infestation. Moreover, if your pet feels itchy, scratchy, has red spots, or dermatitis, it's a sign that their skin is inflamed and requires attention.

The most common Skin and Coat Issues in pets.

Several common skin and coat issues can afflict pets. Itching and scratching are among the most prevalent symptoms of skin problems, which can be caused by a variety of factors, including allergies, insect bites, or parasitic infections. Another common issue that pets face is dermatitis or skin inflammation, which can cause redness, irritation, and discomfort. Red spots may also appear, which are a sign of infection or an allergic reaction.

What do to do?

Whenever you notice any of the common signs of skin issues or sudden changes in your pet's coat, it's crucial to take them to the vet for a check-up. Your vet will be able to detect the cause of the problem and recommend the best course of action.

Can a diet affect your pet's skin & coat?

Dermatological issues may indicate adverse food reactions, which may be caused by an unsuitable diet for your pet. Proper nutritional balance is crucial in keeping your pet's skin and coat healthy.

The Farmina solution is N&D Quinoa Skin & Coat, a functional set of diets that promote a healthy skin and a shiny coat.
These diets are made without cereals, contain quinoa and are made with a single animal protein source, which is functional to their action against possible allergies or intolerances.

For more information on the correct recipe and rationing for your pet, download the FarminaGenius app or contact your local Farmina Genius Consultant for information on our Pet Care Program.