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Shedding – what can you do?

Wednesday, July 25, 2012
posted by Jim Murphy

Having a cat or dog that sheds a lot can be very frustrating. Daily or even twice daily brushing is often the best solution. You choose where the fur goes. When you brush your pet, helpful, moisturizing oils are distributed through his coat. Keeping your pets skin moist is also important.  Keep a humidifier on, give your dog regular baths with a gentle shampoo  and make sure that you pets diet has enough omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids from fish. Keep in mind that shedding is a normal and necessary process but there are also numerous medical conditions with excessive shedding as a symptom. Be sure to consult your veterinarian if you suspect an underlying health problem.

 



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