The link with a strong and rich skin microbiome
VALERIE DE CLERCK
DOCTOR OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
11 JUNE 2022
The most common reason for a visit to the vet: skin problems, resulting in an itch. So, just scratch away then? Not always. We have a few other tricks up our sleeve to help your four-legged friend get rid of the irritation. The rule of paw for all dogs: the stronger and richer the skin microbiome, the less likely he or she will develop ailments and itching. But what is a microbiome and how do you keep it in tip-top shape?
The rule of paw for all dogs: the stronger and richer the skin microbiome, the less likely he or she will develop ailments and itching.
Your dog's skin microbiome or skin flora is its main line of defence against external pathogens. Think of it as an army—one with ‘healthy’ micro-organisms as soldiers, ranging from viruses to fungi to bacteria. By the way, and this goes for both humans and dogs, these organisms are essential for good health and are abundant on the skin, in the intestines and in the vagina.
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