My dog has been itchy , done food elimination tho can't find problem ,have washed him with oatmeal shampoo which relives symptoms a little though not to great effect so I tried Malaseb today, using instructions printed on bottle ,after washing and drying he seemed quite comfortable then his skin started to deepen in colour and became more and more itchy and he was becoming so hot you could feel the temperature coming from him ,I made a mix 50,50 of Cider Vinegar and water and tried to apply tho was so itchy tore my arm with his claws as soon a...s I touched him trying to itch himself .I held his legs and applied the Vinegar and water which seemed to relive him emidiatly, he's still very touchy and about 50 percent back to normal ,I'm hoping I can keep him stable till I get to the Vets first thing ,I'm sure this is a very good product but as above can have side effects on some of our fur Baby's so I suggest doing a test wash on a small area of skin and observing for several hours. If I had known this I would have saved my self a whole lot of Heart ache ,sleepless night, worry and pending Vet bills.
Purchased in November 2020 for A$25.00.
This shampoo smells disgusting, dries out coat & skin which is not surprising considering ingredients. I tried this on various dogs over many years & had no improvement at all. Have found several natural products not filled with toxic chemicals that do a far better job although since I started feeding my 3 dogs only fresh fruit, vegetables & free range chicken with no processed food at all they have never had any skin problems.
I used Malaseb on my dog because it is supposed to be safe for dogs with skin problems but some got into his eye & it very quickly caused a chemical burn on the eye. His vet has been treating it for nearly 3 weeks now & we had to see an ophthalmologist because it caused so much damage, there is still a chance my dog will lose his eye so I will never use this again. There are many other products available that contain natural & safe ingredients that would be safer than this toxic shampoo.
After using malaseb for years on my cavvies...my latest cav pup..1yr old..licked shampoo vomited for hours..now has a liver toxicity problem won't eat and came close to passing away.. It's a very severe reaction but really not worth the risk.. Poured malaseb down sink. Would not ever recommend to anyone. Dog groomer of 25 years.
Well, after aloveen broke our girl out in horrible dermatatis and my hands in blisters we were tol by a pet ahop this would clear it up...
Let me start by saying.. it says to wear gloves .. now if I have to wear gloves and not get it on my skin I was apprehensive about using this all over my poor girls body.. and rightfully so..
This just made the issue worse..
If you need a medicated shampoo use PAW Mediderm with Nutriderm Conditioner.. A much kinder product for both pooch and human alike!
I was told to use this by my local vet, the label failed to mention it shouldn't be used on the head and some of it went into my pet's nose and has now cause respiratory problems. Since this is a shampoo that's used on pets who are very unlikely to sit there quietly while you wash them, one would think the product would be created to cause the least amount of harm to this if something was ingested by accident. I ended up throwing away the bottle and will never put anything this strong on my pet, it's appalling to think that a product this dangerous is allowed on the market. One must wonder the long term effects on animals especially since humans have to wear gloves to use this. Stay away from this product!
Very dangerous to use
Not good for cats
I used this on my cat and then he was having breathing problems. On the bottle it says it can be used for cats and dogs, however due to cats licking themselves more than dogs, it ends up poisoning them.
I highly recommend to not use this product on a cat/kitten as it cost me a lot of money at the vets and he had to be on tablets for 3 weeks and nearly died.
expensive and poisoned my cat
Questions & Answers
Can an unopened btle.of malaseb with an expiry date 01/18 be used?
Our dog was diagnosed to have skin fungus and was recommended to use this product every day for 2 weeks. It looks to have reduced the itching but her skin is blackening where the soap has been applied. Has anyone had this experience? Will her skin return to normal?
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