Control of canine idiopathic nasal hyperkeratosis with a natural skin restorative balm: a randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study

Catarino M, Combarros-Garcia D, Mimouni P, Pressanti C, Cadiergues MC Veterinary Dermatology, 2017 BACKGROUND: Nasal hyperkeratosis may cause discomfort in dogs by predisposing them to fissures and secondary bacterial infection. Approaches to treatment have been described anecdotally; the effectiveness of such therapies remains unproven. HYPOTHESIS/OBJECTIVES: To investigate the efficacy of a balm containing essential oils and essential fatty acids in… Read more »