Dog Hair Everywhere? Here Are 5 Steps To Reduce Shedding!

Dog Hair Everywhere? Here Are 5 Steps To Reduce Shedding!

Has your home turned into a house of fuzz? Does pup fur cover every noticeable surface, nook, and cranny, and does your floor need constant vacuuming so it doesn’t turn into a carpet?

If so, then your fur ball might have a bit of a shedding problem! Here are five ways to keep that problem in control.

1. Diet

Shedding can be caused by an excess of corn, wheat, soy, or byproducts in your pup’s food. A premium food with protein as a main ingredient will not only reduce fur loss, but will also fill your pup up faster!

2. Omega supplements

Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are great for improving skin and coat health, and as such, preventing shedding. Many fur ball foods claim to contain these fatty acids, but it’s usually in amounts too small for effective fur treatment. But fish oils and skin supplements for pups often contain a mixture of both of these omega acids, and a pup who takes them will show improvement in less than two months!

3. Brush regularly!

Using a deshedding tool or brush can be extremely helpful for fur balls who seem to drop fur everywhere. Collect the fur in a bag or in the tub, or just brush outside of the house. Grooming like this can even be great bonding time for you and your pup. If your fur ball isn’t used to being brushed, have treats on hand and don’t drag on for too long!

4. Vacuum

No matter how hard you try, your pup will still probably leave some odd furs here and there, so it’s a good idea to pick up a vacuum of a high quality. Some are even marketed at pup parents for this very reason!

5. Ask a vet

Sometimes, too much shedding can be a sign of allergies or skin irritations. Make sure your pup has regular health checkups so you’re always aware of anything that may cause excessive shedding.

I hope this will help you find a way to have a less fur-filled house! Don’t forget to like and share!

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