Bathe your French Bulldog with organic, sulfate-free, hypoallergenic shampoo to help control and reduce chronic itchiness. Look for shampoos that have additional anti-inflammatories such as hydrocortisone and aloe vera as these ingredients also calm red, inflamed, itchy skin. Food allergies are a bit trickier.
What can I give a French Bulldog for allergies?
Treatment of Food Sensitivity and Allergies in French Bulldogs. If your French Bulldog has extremely itchy skin or is showing signs of secondary infection from so much scratching, corticosteroids may be prescribed to help the skin to heal. Antihistamines, to stop the itch, may be suggested also.
Is it common for French Bulldogs to have allergies?
A common ailment seen in Frenchies is chronic allergies. This breed has one of the highest genetic and environmental predispositions to developing canine atopic dermatitis (CAD), according to NomNomNow. One of the most challenging diseases to diagnose, allergies can be caused by food or environmental factors.
What can I do for my Bulldogs allergies?
Supplement your dog's diet Try giving your dog a natural dietary supplement such as fish oil or a fatty acid such as omega-3 or omega-6 oil to reduce itchiness and improve overall skin health. Coconut oil has also been shown to suppress allergic reactions while contributing to healthier skin.