Coconut oil is soothing for dry, itchy skin. Your dog may benefit from a bath with coconut oil if he has skin allergies, has had parasites such as mites or even fleas or ticks, or is dealing with seasonal dry, flaky skin.
Bathing your dog with coconut oil is a great soothing way to give your dog a soap-free bath. Coconut oil offers moisture to the skin and coat and can help to prevent infections caused by yeast and fungus. Not only has coconut oil been known to help soothe dry, itchy skin caused by infections, fungus, and parasites, but many dog owners and caregivers see a vast improvement in skin condition overall. Coconut oil has antifungal, antibacterial, and antimicrobial properties potentially preventing infections from occurring when used on a regular basis. Bathing your dog with coconut oil has other benefits as well, from digestion to brain functions. Try out a coconut bath with your pup today.
Your dog might be curious about this new bath. He might lick and try to eat the coconut oil, which is fine as a bit of internal coconut oil can add more health benefits to this bath. Because of the oily properties of coconut oil baths, you will want to wash and rinse the coconut oil off your pup after it has had time to soak in a bit. This may make for a longer bathing session. If your dog is bored or upset about this, offer him treats.
Keep your pup in tip-top shape with the benefits of coconut oil. Give coconut baths to keep your his skin and coat looking fur-tastic. Don’t think twice about this being a new trend. Coconut baths have been around as long as the palm tree.