Coconut Oil helpful for dog's dry skin & other things

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  1. Barb04

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    I just read this article on coconut oil and thought I'd post:

    http://www.dogsnaturallymagazine.com/the-health-benefits-of-coconut-oil/

    Skin Conditions

    • Clears up skin conditions such as eczema, flea allergies, contact dermatitis,and itchy skin
    • Reduces allergic reactions and improves skin health
    • Makes coats become sleek and glossy, and deodorizes doggy odor
    • Prevents and treats yeast and fungal infections, including candida
    • Disinfects cuts and promotes wound healing
    • Applied topically, promotes the healing of cuts, wounds, hot spots, dry skin and hair, bites and stings
    Digestion

    • Improves digestion and nutrient absorption
    • Aids healing of digestive disorders like inflammatory bowel syndrome and colitis
    • Reduces or eliminates bad breath in dogs
    • Aids in elimination of hairballs and coughing
     

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