What makes a dog shed a lot of hair?

Some medical conditions can cause excess shedding. Parasites, fungal infections, stress or sunburn are some of the more common problems that will cause your dog to have excessive hair loss. Hormonal issues due to a thyroid imbalance can lead to inflamed skin and brittle hair.

Does coconut oil help dog shedding?

Coconut oil can add moisture to your dog’s skin and prevent flaking. It also helps freshen up a dog’s coat if used with a light touch. To use it topically, simply rub a very small amount onto your hands and then gently pat the coat, run your fingers through the fur, and massage a little down onto the skin.

Do eggs help with dog shedding?

Eggs strengthen hair follicles to give your dog a healthy, shiny coat but will not significantly decrease shedding in dogs already receiving optimal nourishment.

Can dog food Make a dog shed more?

You may have heard that certain high quality foods will help your dog to shed less. This is a convincing marketing strategy, but it is not true. If you feed your dog high quality food, then you will find that the shedding rate is still the same, but the fur being shed is now very shiny and healthy.

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