Veterinary Formula Clinical Care Hot Spot and Itch Relief Shampoo provides dogs and cats with medicated analgesic and anti-inflammatory rapid relief of inflammation, itchy skin, hot spots and other skin irritations commonly caused by allergies, insect bites, matted dirty coats and more. It's pet anti-itch shampoo that works fast to help relieve your pet's biting, licking and scratching associated with skin irritations. Lidocaine and hydrocortisone reduce itching, redness and swelling while oatmeal provides a natural moisturizer to treat itchy, scaly skin. Veterinary Formula Hot Spot and Itch Relief Shampoo is veterinary recommended and paraben, soap and dye-free. It's medicated pet shampoo that will not remove topical spot-on flea and tick treatments and has been shown to safely treat skin infections from allergies, insect bites, hot spots and more. It is for use on both dogs and cats over 12 weeks of age. It has a pleasant smell and does not burn when applied. We know that your dogs and cats are more than just pets - they are part of the family - so Veterinary Formula Clinical Care designs premium medicated products that pet parents can actually afford. Your dog or cat will feel fast acting relief from skin infections and you'll notice that your pet's skin is calmer, less inflamed and the itching is controlled making you both happy and able to focus on more important things like walks, fetch and snuggles. It's important to determine the cause of the underlying issue, so please consult your veterinarian if skin issues become a consistent problem.