Can coconut oil be used on my 7 month old German Shepherd pup for dog…

Can coconut oil be used on my 7 month old German Shepherd pup for dog dandruff? If so, topically or internally? Thank you! No mites, just strictly dry dandruff (not the oily kind)! Thanks again!

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Jana Rade
5 years ago

I think that coconut oil is a great supplement. I use it orally. My concern with topical use would be all the dirt that might get sticking to it because I doubt you could just keg it directly to the skin only. Dr. Karen Becker uses it topically but she applies generously and then washes off the excess.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aCC3opz7LWo  I think that works on dogs with very short coat such as the one in the video. Also note that dog has two major endocrine issues which are behind his problematic skin. Jasmine had dandruff before she got diagnosed with hypothyroidism. Once… Read more »