Winter – a challenge

Manuel has a very thick coat – belly down From his neck to tail the SA has resulted in  many spots without any under-coat. Thererfore I had to find a solution that could work when we it is cold outside. He loves being outside in the cold, but the SA-spots are...

Does SA itch?

Primary -no. Secondary, tertiary and quaternary? – YES What about itching and scratching? SA as such does not seem to itch but many of the issues caused by SA- do… Shedding/dropping coat – in a normal state Ever since Manuel’s first shedding he...

Water is the enemy of brittle skin

The skin condition is more than important! A very very dry skin is susceptible to anything that establishes contact – that is no rocket science! This is valid for those dogs who suffer from very dry skin. Of course not for those who manage to keep an acceptable...

The Atopica experiment

What if we stop giving Atopica for 8 days right in the middle of a bad period? ALL pictures will be enlarged when clicked on. Well now we know. I haven’t been really sure whether the Atopica really has helped Manuel (even though we in theory have come to the...