Category: The Natural Dog Blog

How To Heal Paw Pad Hyperkeratosis, And What Causes “Hairy Dog Feet” In The First Place

Hyperkeratosis is a skin condition that makes your dog’s paw pads thick and crusty. It’s often referred to as “hairy dog feet” because it causes your dog’s paws to look l...

Is Your Dog Suffering from Stinky Lip Fold Dermatitis? Here’s Why & What You Can Do!

A serious case of lip fold dermatitis is often distinguishable by smell alone—it can smell terrible! It’s not uncommon for dog owners to mistake the stench for bad breath. If ...

How to Know if Your Dog Has a Tail Pocket

We’ve written extensively about tail pocket infections and how to naturally clean tail pockets, but today we are going to explain how to tell if your dog has a tail pocket. After...

What is the Best Dog Paw Moisturizer for Sensitive Pups?

Hands down, the best dog paw moisturizer for sensitive pups is Paw Soother. For one, it’s made from 100% all-natural and organic ingredients. This is helpful when dealing with a ...

5 Signs Your Pup Should See a Dog Dermatologist

How do you know when it’s time to take your pet to a dog dermatologist? Some veterinarians will openly recommend visiting a specialist if they feel stumped about your dog’s con...

Avoid These Dog Shampoo Ingredients for a Happy Pup with Healthy Skin

When it’s time for Fido’s next bath, be sure to avoid the following dog shampoo ingredients or else you could negatively impact your pup’s health. The last time I took my dog...

5 Tricks for Treating Dog Allergies

Dog allergies are incredibly common but the ways and reasons they pop up may vary. Allergies can impact your dog’s eyes, skin, ears, and even daily habits… like scratching. In ...

Can You Use Coconut Oil on Dog Nose? The Benefits of Snout Soother

Q: Can you put coconut oil on dog nose or are there health risks? A: You can put coconut oil on your dog’s nose, but it’s more beneficial to use a product like Snout Soother th...

Tips and Tricks for Healing Hot Spots on Dogs

Hot spots on dogs, also referred to as acute moist dermatitis, typically affect dogs’ heads, hips or chest area but there are really no boundaries. Hot spots can grow fast, going...