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Specialty Supplies

The following information may be helpful in caring for specific problems/issues/health concerns with your dog.  Hopefully, if you are having a problem, one of these items will resolve the issue.  You may also find information here that will help with grooming, health & other care concerns.


#1 All Systems Stabilizer, Coat Retexturizer & Skin Refresher - Recommended for dogs with problem skin due to  parasites, allergies, dermatitis, old age, chemical or other substance damage.  Helps restore and maintain natural coat texture and prevents over-conditioning or processing.  (This is important for long-coated dogs being maintained in oil and conditioners between shows.)  Cleanses the skin, removes irritating residues, eliminates harmful bacteria from the skin.  Lowers the pH on the skin, thereby making it a hostile environment for bacteria. 

#1 All Systems Tea Tree Oil Spray - First-Aid Kit in a Bottle!  All natural anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, antiseptic, analgesic.  Use to treat insect bites, hot-spots, fungus infections and many other skin sores.  Contains a natural solvent which allows the product (and its healing properties!) to be absorbed into the skin.  Also contains an ingredient to keep your pet from licking the medication off.    If a medicated bath is needed, mix a quart of #1 All Systems Super Cleaning and Conditioning Shampoo (according to directions on bottle) and then add 2-4 tablespoons of Tea Tree Oil Spray.   Shake the bottle to mix well.  Apply liberally to skin and coat.  Let product sit on the pet for approximately 5 minutes, then rinse thoroughly and condition as usual.

#1 All Systems Hair Revitalizer & Instant Anti-Static Coat Spray - Papaya scented instant conditioner and anti-static coat spray.  Excellent oil-free spray makes brushing easier and keeps the coat looking and smelling freshly bathed.  Recommended for use when the coat is to be scissored.  Can be applied to a clean damp dog and dried into the coat.

#1 All Systems Moisturizing Coat Protector and Enhancer - Adds extra shine and helps with dematting.  Contains vegetable protein, mink oil and highly refined lanolin oil for moisture. Helps alleviate dry skin and associated flaking skin.

#1 All Systems Fabulous Grooming Spray - Physically coats the hair with a state-of-the-art conditioner that has a positive charge to repel dirt which is negatively charged.  Prevents matting, tangling, static and splitting even if the hair gets wet after the spray has been applied.  Continued use will improve coat condition, texture, volume and gloss.

#1 All Systems Stain Removing/Whitening Gel - Removes Tear and Urine Stains.  Safe and effective.  Contains humectant moisturizing glycerin and strengthening conditioners in a clear, easy to use gel.  Use on wet or dry CLEAN hair.  Maximum stain removal takes about 15 minutes.   Can be left in the coat between bathing.  Apply with cosmetic brush or clean fingers. 

Coat Handler Skin Works - Greaseless, Fragrance-Free Cream.  Heals hot spots, clipper burn, skin irritation, insect bites and yeast infections. Softens calloused and hardened tissue.  Soothes skin inflammation, moisturizes, fights bacteria and promotes healing. 

The Stuff - Coat conditioner. Cuts grooming time and helps remove and prevent tangles. Can help remove yard trash, burrs, etc. from coat.  Helps repel dirt, dust and urine by forming a protective barrier.  Non-toxic, hypoallergenic, pH controlled/acid balanced.

Ice on Ice Detangler & Finishing Spray - Leave in conditioning finishing spray and detangler with sunscreen.  High sheen finishing spray.  Great for de-matting a coat.   Produces a gorgeous shine while reducing grooming time.   Creates a protective barrier locking in moisture, repelling rain, dirt, dust and urine.  Use on feet to keep clean.  Fortifies and protects the coat cuticle on the outside while counteracting damage from the inside.  Not oil based so it doesn't weigh the coat down or attract dirt.   No harsh chemicals.

Crown Royale Magic Touch Grooming Spray – Formula 2 (medium texture coats) Gives your dog a natural sheen, stain repellency and complete control without any change in coat texture. The ultimate finishing spray for the show dog. Magic Touch gives luxurious sheen, has no heavy build-up, repels dirt, and prevents coat matting. It is formulated with conditioners, optical brighteners and silicones. Our special emulsifier allows Magic Touch to be shampooed out easily.

Bio Groom Super Cream Coat Conditioner Concentrate - Coat & Skin Conditioner for dry, damaged hair and irritated skin.  Contains wheat germ oil, protein and vitamin E. Can be mixed with BIO GROOM Vita Oil Conditioner (see below) to put show coats "in oil".

Bio Groom Vita Oil Conditioner - Absorbable coat oil.  Prevents matting, tangling and helps repair overworked hair.

Show Sheen - Horse product.  Reduces static electricity.  Can help prevent tangles and repel dust and dirt from the coat.  Can also be used on tangles when bushing.  Spray, allow to dry and then brush.

House of An-Ju Mink Oil - Hot Oil Treatment - For damaged or "stripped' coats.   Colorless and fragrance free.  Shampoo normally; squeeze out excess water; mist wet coat lightly with mink oil.   Wrap a heated towel around the dog until the towel cools.  DO NOT RINSE THE PRODUCT OUT OF THE COAT.  Blow dry dog as usual.  Do not use on white dogs as it may yellow the coat.

Dermagard Hydrocortisone Shampoo - Excellent product for dogs with chronic itching.  Relieves itching associated with allergies, parasites and other skin irritation.  Shampoo dog with his regular shampoo and rinse thoroughly.  Squeeze out excess water.  Lather thoroughly with Hydrocortisone Shampoo, being sure to work all the way through the coat and down to the skin.  Let the dog stand in lather 10 minutes.  Rinse completely.  Use weekly during periods of chronic itching.


Pro-Line Self Rinse Plus - Convenient "no rinse" shampoo.  A MUST HAVE for puppy owners and anyone that needs to do spot "touch-ups".  Use to clean messes and remove odor from hair around genital (potty) areas, to freshen coat between bathing, to remove discharge when females are in season or to clean puppies that have had an "accident" in their crate.   Used extensively by dog sport and show enthusiasts for cleaning and styling, to remove accidental soiling and to remove dirt and grunge after outdoor activities.   Great for cleaning feet during bad weather to prevent tracking on floors and carpets.  Can be used full-strength or diluted with water.  Use spray bottle to apply product or use a small amount to wet a towel or rag.  Rub dampened coat with a slightly wet towel or scrub soiled area with your treated towel to remove urine, dirt and other soil.   If necessary,  repeat procedure.  Dry treated area with a towel and then blow or air dry. 

#1 All Systems Super Cleaning & Conditioning Shampoo - Gentle shampoo, perfect choice for puppies.   Superior shampoo is safe enough for every day use on even the most sensitive of skins and fragile of coats.  Totally residue free and rinses quickly and completely.

#1 All Systems Professional Whitening Shampoo - Super cleaning shampoo.  Helps remove even the toughest stains and odors.  Safe for all colors but is highly recommended for whites, blacks, silvers, creams.  Super concentrated, professional formula shampoo contains optical brighteners which enhance the dog's natural color.   Does not contain bleach or blueing products.  For stained white coats, let the dog sit in lather up to 20 minutes

#1 All Systems Pure White Lightening Shampoo - Improved whitening with continued use.  Not recommended for use on parti-colored dogs.   Specifically created for whites, creams, pale golds and light silvers.  State-of-the-art enzyme product that is a safe and effective stain remover and brightener.  Includes hair strengthening and conditioning ingredients to protect the coat.

Chris Christensen Shampoos - Extraordinary cleansing ability.  No harsh or caustic chemicals.   Colors do not stain the outer layer of the hair surface which allows light to pass through the translucent hair surface to amplify gloss and colors.  Since these are not dyes, they will not rub off on hands or clothing or even a white towel.  Products produce a fantastic sheen.  Acid balanced to close and tighten the hair cuticle lens, amplifying color tones and gloss.  Effects last up to 4 weeks.

If using on a parti-colored coat, apply White On White in the white areas first then go in with Black On Black or Gold On Gold in the areas with colored hair.  If you accidentally spill the colored product into the white areas, don't worry since you will already have the white areas covered with White On White.

  • White On White - Optic intensifying treatment within a shampoo.  Is not a bleach or dye.  Produces brilliant whites but can be used on all coat colors.  Will remove discoloration on white coats and create an optic intensification on all other coat colors.
  • Gold On Gold - Restores and enriches gold tones.  Color Revitalizing Treatment for buffs and browns.
  • Black On Black - Gets the red out!  An optic intensifying, high-sheen, and color revitalizing shampoo formulated specifically for use on brown, dark brown to black coated dogs.  Will also deepen the color intensity of other coat colors such as: blue, blue merle, salt and pepper.   Restores the intense black color of coats stripped of their color richness by the bleaching effects of the sun.

#1 All Systems Color Enhancing Conditioner - Can be sprayed into clean coat or applied as you would a regular conditioner to a moist, freshly shampooed coat. The longer the conditioner is left in the hair, the more color and coverage are achieved (minimum 3 minutes and up to 20 minutes).  If a more gradual change is desired Color Enhancing conditioner can be mixed with #1 All Systems Botanical Conditioner.  Created from plants and flowers, does not contain ammonia or bleach.  Coat texture and shine will be improved, not softened or dulled and weakened.  Effects are generally obvious through 2-3 shampoos.  Use gloves when applying color conditioner.

#1 All Systems Humectant Moisturizing Oil - Complete oil and conditioner for single coated breeds, fragile textured coats or for use during extended periods between groomings.  Mixes easily with water and shampoos out easily.

#1 All Systems Pure Lanolin Plus Skin & Hair Emollients - Lanolin improves the elasticity and moisture level of skin and coat and it is the only oil which can be naturally absorbed into the skin and the coat.  Rinsing will not rinse the product out.  It must be absorbed or shampooed out. Mix with #1 All Systems Protein Lotion Conditioner for use on longer coats.

#1 All Systems Super-Rich Protein Lotion Conditioner - Recommended for all coat types, especially harder textured coats and for building body.  Completely natural conditioner formulated with pure vegetable protein and herbs has a natural ginger scent and is super concentrated. Helps detangle, is an anti-stat, and keeps the coat looking and smelling better longer.

#1 All Systems Botanical Conditioner - Enhances coat texture and helps prevent matting.  Superior conditioning specifically recommended for difficult to manage coats.  Botanical extracts for instant conditioning.  Adds texture and shine

Listerine  Mouthwash - Easy "no rinse", at-home touch-up cleaner and deodorizer.  Combine 3 parts water and 1 part Listerine in a spray bottle.  Spray all or part of the dog with Listerine/water mix.  Wipe sprayed areas with a damp towel to remove urine or other smelly soil and to deodorize the pet.

Use Listerine full strength on areas of Puppy Acne, between toes or in armpits where fungus infections are common and to treat hot spots.

Dawn Dish Soap - Use original formula Dawn on greasy or exceptionally dirty coats.  Can also be used to kill fleas on your pet by letting the lathered animal sit for 10 minutes before rinsing.  Keep out of eyes and rinse, rinse, rinse!   I recommend mixing with water (1 part Dawn to 2 or 3 parts water) as rinsing can be difficult when used full strength.

Ivory Dish Soap - Can be used in an emergency as a mild shampoo for puppies or for dogs with sensitive skin.

Bounce Dryer Sheets - If your dog needs freshening-up (deodorizing) but you don't have time for a real bath (or even a no-rinse "quicky" shampoo), wipe the musty mutt down with a dryer sheet!   Instantly deodorizes and makes him smell springtime fresh.


Nutri-Cal - Concentrated, low-volume, high-calorie nutritional supplement for sick, convalescing or otherwise health compromised animals or animals that are "off" their food, can't eat or are underweight.   

Missing Link - Naturally occurring enzymes, essential fatty acids, dietary fiber, beneficial bacteria, vitamins and minerals, phytonutrients, electrolytes, antioxidants, and amino acids.  Good supplement for show dogs and dogs with skin/coat issues.  Also helpful for dogs with health issues that might benefit from increased feed efficiency.

Solid Gold SeaMeal - Contains 60 trace minerals, 12 vitamins, 22 amino acids, digestive enzymes, and flaxseed meal. Excellent for animals with allergy problems and/or skin and coat problems.  Increases the digestibility of the dog's food.   SeaMeal can help boost the immune, hormone, and enzyme systems of the body, restore lost hair growth, intensify coat color, and boost the immune system.  Helps prevent sun bleaching on dark coats.

Pro-Zyme – All natural enzymatic food supplement. Provides the necessary digestive enzymes that (in kibble dog food) were destroyed for the sake of economy and shelf life. The addition of PROZYME allows greater absorption of the important nutrients found in your pet’s food. PROZYME® is proven to increase the absorption of vital nutrients, including essential fatty acids, by up to 71%. This increased absorption provides natural relief from dry or scaly skin and coat, allergies, joint problems, bloating, weight problems, excessive shedding, flatulence & digestive disorders.

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