At times, you might have felt that you had collected your dog’s weight in hair from around the home. Whether that would have been from the furniture, floors, or carpets. So what are the best products and the best way to control dog shedding?
We all love our pets, including fur and all, however, at times, we would like less of it. Use these effective products for dogs to help control the shedding.
You can make grooming a good experience for your dog and yourself, with the FURminator deShedding Edge Dog Brush. Do it on a regular basis, and your dog will have a healthier coat and also look that much better.
The topcoat can be reached safely and easily, without cutting the skin or damage to the coat. It is important to follow the instructions given. Comfort is derived from the ergonomic handle, while the curved edge of the handle will conform to the natural build of your dog.
- It has been designed especially for dogs by a groomer for professional results.
- With regular use, it reduces loose hair from shedding by up to 90%.
- Patented technologies.
- Gently removes undercoat and loose hair.
- For a few dogs, the product did not work out.
This product is a professional clipper with 2 speeds. It runs quietly and air vents and fans are not required and should please even the most sensitive animal.
- No need for fans or vents.
- Versatile tool. Perfect for all coats and any breed.
- Cleaning of the clipper is easy and stress-free
- Locking blade hinge keeps blade secure
- For some customers, the unit heated up quite quickly
This Bissell Symphony vacuum makes cleaning up after your pet, easy. It combines the power of a steam machine and vacuum cleaner into one machine that is portable. Besides being safe for your pets and kids, it is also safe to use on hard floors.
In addition, Bissell’s Drop-IT Tank Technology will allow one to remove debris from the tank with just the press of a button. Messes can be cleaned up immediately with the microfiber pads which are also reusable.
- Steam and vacuum with one machine.
- Easy-touch controls for high/low steam or vacuum-only functions.
- Pick up messes including pet hair and debris, with the cyclonic vacuum technology.
- Comes with Swiffer Bissel STEAM BOOST mop pads (disposal) and a tray.
Reclaim your furniture back with this pet hair remover tool. This unique roller sweeps away hair that has become embedded in your furniture. The action of rolling back and forth stimulates an electrostatic charge to attract and collect the pet hair.
- Eco-friendly design.
- The roller is 100% reusable.
- Perfect for those on the go.
- The hair collecting part can be emptied once it is full.
- For some customers, it didn’t work well
This unique broom and multi-surface dog shedding product is a great tool for any dog owner. The soft bristles are made from natural rubber. It can sweep up pet hair, dust, and dirt from virtually any surface. Go ahead and rescue your furniture, carpets, and hardwood floors.
- Patented design makes cleaning up pet hair easy.
- Works on multiple surfaces.
- Sweep up pet hair and dirt easily without leaving a single scratch on your floors.
- Also perfect for cleaning cars and windows with a built-in squeegee.
- The telescopic pole extends to 60 inches.
- For some customers, the handle seemed to collapse too often
These gloves will help to give your pet, a love of grooming. Your pet will feel like it’s getting a massage during bath time. The gloves are gentle on sensitive areas like the face.
In warm or soapy water, the gloves will stay put meaning that your hands stay clean at all times. They double as a de-shedder tool.
- The gloves will not crack or tear.
- Lightweight and durable.
- They help to stimulate circulation so as to distribute natural oils.
- Promotes bonding and a love of grooming.
- Doubles as a de-shedder.
- Some customers found that their cats did not like the gloves
This conditioner is specially formulated with its unique blend of natural ingredients. Free of chemical dyes and parabens. Made in the USA, it will help to enhance the performance and effectiveness of deShedding tools.
- Enriched with Aloe Vera, Omega 3 & 6 Fatty Acids and Chamomile Extract.
- It reduces excessive shedding by releasing the undercoat during the bath.
- It contains no artificial colors or parabens.
- It did not work for some customers
It must be remembered that the skin of a pet is a reflection and window on its health. Hair has important and vital functions:
- It protects the skin of the animal
- It insulates the internal organs from the cold and the heat.
- It helps to regulate body temperature
However excess shedding can indicate or be a sign of something serious, which requires investigation by a vet. You will know what is a normal shedding pattern for your dog. During changes in the seasons, some pets will shed hair more than others.
What Are Normal Shedding Patterns For a Dog:
Normally, most dogs will shed throughout the year. In a healthy dog, the loss of the undercoat will be consistent across the dog’s body. In most breeds, most dogs will shed more in the spring. Also, their coat will naturally be thicker in the winter and much lighter in the summer.
What Are The Signs of Excessive Shedding:
If you notice excessive shedding happening with your dog, make sure it would be advisable to inspect your pet for changes such as:
- Excessive scratching
- Bald patches
- Evidence of any rashes, scabs, or other relevant skin irritations
- Is the hair thinner than usual
- Does the hair pull out easily.
What Are The Possible Causes of Excessive Shedding:
If you are aware of unusual skin conditions or excessive shedding on your pet, we always recommend contacting your vet to find out the reasons for the loss of the hair. This will usually involve blood tests to check for any underlying evidence of diseases.
Some possible reasons could be:
- Bacterial infections
- Related allergies to food or a change in diet
- Exposure to mites lice or fleas and a possible infestation.
- Something wrong with the liver, kidneys or thyroid.
- Stress, due to a change in the environment at home
Above all, if your dog appears to be sick, keep them inside and if the symptoms become worse, always contact your vet and ask their advice. We do hope that the above information has helped with your dog shedding.
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