Dog Care

How To Reduce Shedding In Dogs — What Every Owner Needs To Know!

How To Reduce Shedding In Dogs — What Every Owner Needs To Know!

Written By Amica Graber

Dec 28, 2016

Dogs You Should NEVER Shave

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  1. Siberian Husky
  2. Alaskan Malamute
  3. Chow Chow
  4. Akitas

Owning a double-coated dog, like a Husky, means that you’re going to see a lot of shedding. You might be tempted to shave your double-coated dog, but unless it’s a medical emergency, you should NEVER shave certain breeds. Under the fluffy outer layer of fur is the undercoat. This base layer of fur is designed to trap air and insulate the dog. It keeps them cool in the heat and warm in the winter. You can easily damage the undercoat of a double-coated dog through shaving, and the dog could have skin issues for life. Double-coated dogs have no pigmentation in their skin to protect them from the rays of the sun. This could put your dog in jeopardy of developing skin cancer.

Next, find out the surprising ways you can reduce pet shedding.