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Your dog's skin 

The general condition of your dog's skin and coat are good indicators of overall health. Help care and protect your dog's skin with regular grooming and by using skin care products designed specifically for dogs.

The Skin Barrier

A complex and fragile ecosystem…

The skin barrier is essential to protect the body from bacteria, yeasts, allergens and other harmful elements. It also helps the skin retain moisture.

The skin offers protection with three different barrier defenses:

  • The mechanical (or physical) skin barrier
  • The immunological skin barrier
  • The microbial skin barrier

This balance is fragile and needs your care and protection.

...with essential functions

The skin has a principal role: temperature regulation, protection from outside aggressors, and sebum regulation.

Dry skin, oily or flaky skin, excessive itching, or lesions can be symptoms of a defective skin barrier. 

Your veterinarian can prescribe the best DOUXO® S3 product to help you care for and protect your dog's skin.  

Effects of a DEFECTIVE skin barrier

A HEALTHY skin barrier

  • Dry skin
  • Bacteria and yeast overgrowth
  • Allergen penetration
  • Abnormal cell turnover and shedding
  • Retains moisture
  • Maintains normal bacterial and yeast flora
  • Prevents penetration of allergens
  • Ensures normal cell turnover