Skin care of the healthy skin

The basic skin care for the cats, dogs and horses is similar due to their analogues of the skin structure and function. The differences are due to the various behavioral and living conditions of these animals. Self grooming of cats and dogs will need to be considered carefully when choosing care products, please ensure that the ingredients are suitable for cats and dogs. Specifically with cats, one needs to consider, that cats unlike dogs, are unable to metabolize many of the substances in essential oils. Proper skin care requires follow up on the animal’s skin condition. Knowledge of how healthy skin looks and feels is a pre-requisite in recognising unhealthy skin with problems.

Basic care for healthy skin is proper nutrition and appropriate outdoor exercise.