doggroomingWithout doubt, shedding is one of the most annoying features of dog ownership; what with having dog hair liberally scattered on the floor, furniture, clothes, actually all over.

And frankly there’s not much you can do about it except, accept it as a flip side of dog ownership.

Dog shedding occurs in all dogs and is a natural process of getting rid of dead and unwanted hair . Basically, shedding takes place for two reasons:

To allow a new coat to come in
T o help the dog to adapt to the seasonal changes in the temperature

How Does Shedding Occur?

Shedding typically occurs every spring and fall season, relating primarily to changes in the intensity and duration of sunlight cycles. Some dogs — particularly hard-coated terriers and Poodles — hang on to their dead hair, thus requiring special grooming to remove it.

Other dogs give it up quite readily, all over the house. Shedding can take anywhere from three weeks to two months. A warm bath helps accelerate the process and daily (or twice-daily) brushing can help control clouds of hair that scurry into corners and under furniture.

However, there are things you can do to make this nuisance more manageable and less bothersome if you follow a few simple tips. These tips will not only save you from the embarrassment having your guests see your Dog’s shedding around the house but will also help you to keep your house neater and cleaner.

Read more on how to control your Dog’s shedding at:

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How To Reduce Shedding?

Brushing your Dog is the single most important key to reduce dog shedding. Regular brushing with a slicker brush is the best way to keep the loose hair from falling on the floor or your furniture. Once a week try to sit down and do a thorough brushing session.

As a Dog owner, you should know that different coat types have different grooming requirements. Read about them here:

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Shedding Misconceptions

A lot of people have plenty of misconceptions about shedding and grooming. For instance dogs would be cooler in summer if their coats are shaved off; frequent bathing is bad for dog’s skin; dogs grow more coat in winter and so on.

Read about these myths and misconceptions here:

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What is ‘normal’ shedding? What is the difference between normal and excessive shedding? What is the difference between shedding and coat loss? Which are the non-shedding breeds and do they never shed? If you want answers to these questions and many more like these, then you owe it to yourself to check out this one-of-a-kind guide at:

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Check out this Grooming guide. This amazing manual will not only make you a proud Dog parent, it will significantly improve your relationship with your Dog.

You can get the full scoop here:

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