All animals require optimum nutrition to maintain good health. For some cats and dogs in certain situations, this can’t always be provided through their diet and needs to be supplemented through nutrients. One such group of nutrients are the Omega 3 and Omega 6 Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs).

COATEX EFA® contains a blend of Omega 3 and Omega 6 EFAs. The levels are specifically designed to maintain skin and coat health in dogs and cats.

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Coatex Range

Our Coatex range consists of Omega 3 Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) and shampoos to help keep your pet’s skin and coat in top condition. The Coatex range consists of three different products:

Signs of Poor Coat Health

There are many signs of potential skin and coat problems, some of which may lead to skin complaints. The main ones to look out for are:

  • Hair loss
  • Dull coat
  • Dry or reddened skin
  • Scaly or flaky skin
  • Itchiness
  • Poor hair growth
  • Repeated skin problems

Why Should I See My Vet?

At VetPlus we believe vets are best placed to advise on the best course of action for your pet.

Keep a close eye on your pet and if you see them itching, scratching or grooming more than normal, consult your vet.

Next Steps

Our products are only available through veterinary practices. To find your closest vet practice stockist, please visit our Vet Search page.

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Feeding Guidelines

Coatex EFA comes in either a gel capsule or a liquid pump, to suit the needs of owner and pet. Both can be given alone or mixed in with food.

Bodyweight Daily Amount
Under 10kg 1 Pump/Capsule
10 - 19kg 2 Pumps/Capsules
20 - 29kg 3 Pumps/Capsules
Over 30kg 4 Pumps/Capsules


Coatex EFA contains a proven blend of Omega 3 and Omega 6 EFAs. The levels are specifically designed to help health in dogs and cats, and provide a better blend of ingredients than using a single EFA source such as evening primrose oil.

  • Linoleic acid (LA) – an omega 6 that is particularly useful in maintaining optimal skin turnover and barrier function
  • Gamma linolenic acid (GLA) – an omega 6 that is not very widely available but is very useful in maintaining healthy skin
  • Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) – an omega 3 that is known to help with the many bodily functions
  • Docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) – an omega 3 known to support various actions in the body and skin
  • Vitamin E – a potent antioxidant
  • Vitamin A – a lipid soluble vitamin that helps to maintain healthy skin and coat
  • Vitamin D – a lipid soluble vitamin that aids skin turnover

All of our products are manufactured in Lytham, Lancashire to GMP Standard. To find out more about our manufacturing facility, click here.


Name: Emi
Breed: Pekingese dog
Age: 11 years old

Emi’s Story:
Emi was born in October 2005 and is a very shy Pekingese dog. In 2006 after being sterilised, she started loosing her fur around her neck and on her belly. Ms Nandia tried several veterinarians around Limassol and several treatments after doing analysis after analysis for Emi.

The diagnosis she received was that Emi’s problem was hormonal and psychological and this was causing her hair loss. Emi had also developed rashes and dry skin in many areas during the hot summer months. No treatment worked very well until around 2014 when she started using Coatex together with the thyroxine tablets that she was already taking. The results since then have been phenomenal. Emi’s coat has finally grown back completely and is shiny.

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Contact the vet you purchased Coatex EFA from for guidance on the use of Coatex EFA for your pet. They’ll be able to provide specialised advice for your pet due to the records they keep. If you are unable to get the information you need from your vet, or if you bought Coatex EFA elsewhere, please contact us for assistance.

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