Having a dog with dry skin is an issue that can easily be treated if the correct treatment option is used. Often people use off the shelf shampoos and conditioner on their dogs which can actually cause more skin damage. To best treat dog dry skin, it is best to use a medicated dog shampoo that is made just for dogs; do not use one made for humans.
One of the better quality dog shampoos that works very well for dog dry skin is one that contains oatmeal and aloe-vera. These two ingredients do a great job adjusting the dogs skin to its correct ph balance. They also do a great job moisturizing and healing the dogs skin. Oatmeal also has good anti odor properties!
If you dogs has severe dry itchy skin, you should also begin providing her (or him) with a daily digestive enzyme that will help end dogs dry skin and eliminate skin problems such as dandruff, eczema, and yeast infections. The ncie thing about dog digestive enzymes is that they also promote overall health and vigor above and beyond what they do for the skin.
Dog dry skin issues are very common and can easily be cured by selecting the correct medicated dog shampoo. Hopefully you will soon be able to say goodbye to itchy dogs and constant scratching!