Dermcare VET, Australia’s leading product developer in dermatological care


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Dermcare-Vet is a 100% Australian owned and operated company founded in 1981 by Professor Kenneth Mason. Professor Mason was the first veterinarian in Australia to be registered as a specialist Veterinary Dermatologist and he continues to see cases in the Animal Allergy and Dermatology Service clinic at Dermcare. Many of his discoveries have applications to both human and animal health, and his products provide treatment solutions for vets and relief for companion animals all over the world. He is dedicated to Dermcare’s ongoing research and development for dermatology and otology products. Dermcare-Vet products can be found in Australia, Asia, Africa and the Pacific where they are supported by a growing number of distribution partners. Malaseb® is manufactured and distributed under license in North America and Europe. Malaseb is supported by multiple peer-reviewed clinical studies for both seborrheic dermatitis and dermatophytosis, and the name is synonymous with proven, effective treatment. 

The shampoo and conditioner range is completed by Pyohex Medicated Shampoo and Conditioner, Aloveen Oatmeal Shampoo and Conditioner, and Natural Shampoo for general use.  V

For more information, or for in-clinic training for your staff, please contact Dermcare Vet on (07) 3387 9700, or visit our website at 

Dermcare-Vet products

All Dermcare shampoos are SOAP FREE.

Natural Shampoo 

Mild hypoallergenic shampoo suitable for pets of any age. Safe enough to use daily, even for those with sensitive skin. 

Aloveen® Oatmeal Shampoo: 20g/L Oatmeal : Also contains Aloe Vera

An aid in soothing and cleansing itchy dry skin in both dogs and cats. Aloveen Oatmeal Shampoo is formulated with extracts of oatmeal in an Aloe Vera gel base.  Oatmeal is indicated for the treatment of inflamed and irritated skin, while the emollient action of the shampoo also helps restore coat lustre. 

Aloveen® Oatmeal Intensive Conditioner: 20g/L Oatmeal extract: Also contains Aloe Vera

Suitable for use after both Natural Shampoo and Aloveen Oatmeal Shampoo, this conditioner prolongs the soothing effects of Aloveen Oatmeal Shampoo, detangles the coat and adds extra gloss and manageability to the fur. It can be used as a leave on conditioner, or lightly rinsed.

Pyohex® Medicated Shampoo: 3% Chlorhexidine gluconate

Pyohex Medicated Shampoo aids in the treatment of superficial dermatitis associated with Staphyloccocus in dogs. It is formulated to remove dirt and scale, degrease the skin and kill cutaneous micro-organisms which primarily or secondarily cause dermatitis. 

Pyohex® Medicated Conditioner: 3% Chlorhexidine gluconate

A topical anti-bacterial leave on conditioner for use after washing, as an aid in the treatment and prevention of recurrence of superficial dermatitis associated with Staphylococcus in dogs. It prolongs the antibacterial action of chlorhexidine-containing shampoos so that the frequency of washing may be reduced. Suitable for use after both Pyohex Medicated Shampoo and Malaseb Medicated Shampoo. 

Malaseb® Medicated Shampoo: 2% Chlorhexidine gluconate: 2% Miconazole nitrate

A topical keratolytic, antibacterial, antifungal and antipruritic shampoo for dogs and cats. Malaseb is a treatment for seborrhoeic dermatitis associated with infections by Staphylococcus pseudintermedius and Malassezia pachydermatis. The shampoo can also be used as an aid in the treatment of dermatophytosis (ringworm) in dogs and cats, decreasing the time to clinical resolution and killing infective spores. It has been a market leader for over 20 years, and consistently out-performs other medicated shampoos in clinical research studies worldwide.


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