Originally Posted by im_nomad
Just a little something I found on another site, food for thought:
A dog affected by this condition will have an unusually oily skin. If you pass your hand on a the coat of a dog affected by this disorder you will feel your hands to be very greasy. This is the origin of the problem, the dog has overactive sebaceous glands and the grease is what is giving this offensive smell. Most cases are treated by clipping the hair and applying a medicated shampoo prescribed by your vet."
thanks i will check this; the odour seems to have abated! maybe it was the fish based food; but i will look at this seborrhea too; i bought cornmela to dry shampoo his head with too!