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How to reduce dog shedding

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How to reduce dog shedding

Despite the prevailing belief, there is no way to completely stop your dog from shedding. Virtually all dogs shed to one degree or another, regardless of breed, size, coat length or hair type. The best you can hope to do is control or reduce dog shedding when it inevitably happens by practicing proper grooming techniques.

Dogs need to get rid – or shed – old, unneeded or damaged hair. Most grow a heavier coat in the winter to help insulate from the elements and then shed extra fur in the summer to stay cool.…