From lavish curls to smooth sleek looks, a dog’s coat is more than just their way of showing off and looking good. For one, your dog’s coat is a great indicator of how their health is doing and their general state of well being. A coat that is too dull, or shedding too much could be something to take into consideration and may even need veterinary attention. As a natural defense against the elements and a means for temperature regulation a dog’s coat is arguably one of their most important attributes.
So let’s look into more about shedding, many if not most dog breeds shed. Dogs naturally lose old or damaged hair by shedding. Although shedding is a normal process for dogs, the amount and frequency of hair that is shed often depends upon their health and breed type. It can also depend on the season as many dogs develop thick coats in the winter that are then shed in the spring. However for Houstonians this can mean big coat blow outs year round!
Deshedding a dog to remove loose hair is an important dog grooming practice that can benefit your pup’s health as well as reduce the amount of hair flying around your home. Deshed treatments remove the dead undercoat allowing your dog’s coat to breathe. With multiple hairs in each follicle that are constantly shedding routine grooming is essential. Brushing or combing your dog helps to remove dead hairs before they can fall on your carpet, bedding and furniture. It will also prevent those dead hairs from forming mats on your dog’s coat, that can eventually harm their skin.
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