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Ask the Vet: Shedding

Original post made on Oct 8, 2013

A reader writes that she is tired of living with so much shedded dog hair. This month's column provides reasons for shedding and ways to minimize the amount of dog hair around your home.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, October 7, 2013, 3:44 PM

Comments (2)

Posted by Grandma, a resident of Alamo
on Oct 8, 2013 at 7:32 am

Thank you for this article by Dr. Weaver!


Posted by Gallant Cotons, a resident of another community
on Oct 13, 2013 at 9:51 am

I raise Coton de Tulears so we dont have a shedding problem with them, but I have a German Shepherd who sheds like a fiend! I have found that taking him to the groomer for a high powered "blow out" works best. Some groomers will do a blow out with a hair blower that is very high powered and opens the hair follicles releasing all the loose hair. If you get this done every 6 weeks you will have virtually NO shedding. Here is an article explaining the process: Web Link


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