Virgin Coconut oil also seems to help the nose issue. It is antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal as well. My 13 year old boxer has a very dry nose and the coconut oil seems to help so long as the other dogs do not lick it off. Hope this helps. (He doesn't like the application process, I usually have to straddle him and make it happen, he is not willing, yet he does act as though he gets relief from the treatment) I also feed him a spoonful a couple of times a week for his coat, and all around health.