Dechra Mal-A-Ket Shampoo (1 Gallon) is a unique, pleasant-smelling, antifungal, antibacterial, deodorizing, degreasing shampoo. Contains 1% ketoconazole (antifungal) and 2% chlorhexidine (antimicrobial) with 2% acetic acid.
Acetic acid potentiates and stabilizes the ketoconazole and has primary antimicrobial, antifungal properties, as well as excellent degreasing, cleansing and coat-conditioning qualities. This potent combination has a wider antibacterial activity against Gram-negative and Gram-positive organisms.
1% ketoconazole and 2% chlorhexidine with 2% acetic acid
Acetic acid (AA) potentiates and stabilizes the ketoconazole
2% AA has primary antimicrobial, antifungal properties, as well as excellent degreasing, cleansing and coat conditioning qualities.
Ketoconazole has excellent antifungal properties
Chlorhexidine has potent antimicrobial functions: combined with AA, it has a wider antibacterial activity against gram negative and gram positive organisms
A unique, pleasant smelling, antifungal, antibacterial, deodorizing, degreasing shampoo
Manufactured using GMP, and the highest quality ingredients
Shake Well. APply to we t coat, rub onto skin and haricoat to create a rich lather. Allow shampoo to remain on skin and coat for 5-10 minutes. Rinse well. Use initially 2-4 times per week for 4 weeks. then reduce to once per week or as directed by veterinarian.
CAUTION: For topical use only. Avoid contact with eyes. If skin irritation develops or increases, stop use and call your veterinarian. Keep out of the reach of children and pets. Wash hands after use.
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Good Value by Bears_Mom from Roswell, GA09/25/2013
Our dogs' dermatologist recommended this product for one of our dogs because of allergies. While it has a strong smell out of the bottle, it has a nice fragrance after the bath especially when you consider it is medicated. This bottle is a bargain when you consider the price of an eight-ounce bottle. Our dog must be bathed every one to two weeks, so we are glad this product is available.
Best for skin problem by vs from Florida05/29/2014
I have tried several shampoos for my dog who is suffering from skin allergies. Nothing works but this shampoo I see an improvement.
Shampoo by MybabyRocco03/11/2013
Its excelent shampoo, it has help my english bulldog condition
by from 06/30/2014
This company told me they had this product in stock so I ordered it. 2 weeks later they tell me that it is backordered. If you have it in stock how can 2 weeks later it be backordered?
tell by me from they2
My dog is growing hair again. I have been using this and a couple of other shampoos.
The best doggie shampoo by Rob from Orting, WA04/05/2012
This is the only shampoo that relieves my lhasa apso's itching problem. I got immedfiate results with it.
Mal-A-Ket Shampoo by Bdennis from Flordia01/28/2015
I really like this shampoo! I have a 9 year old bulldog with yeasty skin. After 2 baths his skin is showing less redness. I'm hoping this will keep his skin looking good.
Mal-A-Ket No! by Kate02/09/2012
I've been looking for an alternative for the gallon size Malaseb shampoo. Unfortunately, this isn't it. Malaseb should be diluted just prior to bathing. So when you buy a gallon, it not only lasts a few months, but you are able to work it into the dog's coat as well. This stuff is gloppy thick, requires no dilution and even if you tried, won't mix with water. So my long haired Newf used a quarter of a gallon in one bath (That's about $30 worth.). My advise is if you're looking for a medicated shampoo, stay away from this stuff. What a gyp!
Great product for a good rate by Lee from Sharon, MA06/10/2013
This product actually works better and longer than higher priced products I have used for lesion control.
Thank you for reasonable pricing! by Sadie's Mom10/11/2013
Our pet's dermatologist recommended this shampoo because of serious allergies - she is bathed weekly and gets injections every 3 weeks. This is the only shampoo that keeps her comfortable - smells great and is such a great option to buy in the gallon size! thank you!!
Great Product by JGO12/19/2011
I continue to use this product for my dog who has bad allergies and requires regular bathing. It controls the dander and and allergy reactions with her skin and fur. Thanks for continuing to offer the product particularly in the gallon size.
Perfect Medicated Shampoo by Judy from North Carolina10/23/2012
If you're looking for a medicated shampoo that a vet would recommend for your dog's skin allergies, you've found it!
Great Service by Jill from Livonia, MI11/08/2012
Our dog Tucker has severe allergies, including grass, trees, mold and dust. Basically, he’s allergic to our entire world! Aside from the scratching, he also breaks out in a yeast infection, which becomes extremely oily and smelly. As a result, we have to bathe him every 3 days-something he is not too happy about. Our Vet recommended Mal-A-Ket shampoo and finding it in a gallon size was such a savings. Our order arrived within days (regular shipping) and we were very happy to see it – Tucker, on the other hand wasn’t as enthused.
Best For The Money $$ by Big Dog Man from Virginia12/10/2013
I use this on my large Newf. The active ingredients are a big help with skin issues.
The dog is left with a clean refreshing smell, and a soft ,shiny coat.
Mal-A-Ket is expensive, but probably the best shampoo in its class for the money.
Try smaller size first by Tami08/16/2014
I have cat that has had problems with ringworm on and off for years- this is because he is also highly allergic to many things (can't get shots or use topical flea preventatives) and gets reinfected if he's put on steroids or antibiotics. I have used similar shampoos in the past with no problems, but with this one he has a bad skin reaction to if I use it. I don't know if it just because of how reactive he is to topical things or if this shampoo is harsher than others.
Money well spent... by DarMar from Manitoba, Canada12/02/2013
We call this our miracle shampoo and was recommended by our local vet. Twice weekly use of this product has allowed us to control a severe skin fungus that developed with an eleven year old Westhighland breed with numerous allergies. Being able to buy it in the one gallon size makes this necessary shampoo much more affordable.
Awesome shampoo by Gil from New Brunswick Canada07/21/2013
This shampoo works so well on our dog's skin problem. Please do not stop getting the gallon size and thank you for shipping to Canada.
by from 09/16/2014
Our vet recommended a medicated shampoo for skin yeast elimination and we selected Mal-A-Ket. We used is every third day to start and now are using it once a week. Our Golden's skin yeast issue is gone and she is much happier (no itching).
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Great product by Ken in Houston04/17/2013
Since using this shampoo, my cocker spaniel has not had one single outbreak. I was him weekly and would recommend that as well.
Works really well by Skip from Northern Ohio03/03/2013
Recommended by our veterinarian, but the price was over 50% less . Be sure to Google entirely pets coupon code to get an even better discount !!!
Best shampoo we have ever used by vistadorada from Weilburg, Germany08/04/2014
Our dog bella had a lot of skin problems. Now, since w use mal a ket, the problems are gone. I clean her once a week. The shampoo has to stay 2X10 minutes at the skin - than it works! Thanks for such a good product.
Great Purchase by Boxer02/08/2012
Easy, great price, and arrived quickly. Would defintly recommend.
Best shampoo for allergies by JAG11/07/2012
I began to use this shampoo
when our dog developed skin allergies and it does a great job keeping these under control. It also keeps him smelling clean for a long time.