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Old 06-03-2012, 01:07 PM
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Default Shedding

I have two Jack Russel's and they drop/shed enough hair ever day to fill a dustpan....any suggestions on what I can do beside brushing to reduce this
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Old 07-04-2012, 03:00 AM
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Have you tried a shedding blade?
They do a wonderful job of getting rid of more loose hair than a brush. That just leaves less hair to get into the carpets.
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Old 07-04-2012, 08:51 PM
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If you're in one of the area affected by the extreme heat,your dogs will be shedding more than normal due to the heat...

Yes,as she said^^^ try a shedding blade....pull as much loose fur as possible...

You also want to make sure they are not missing anything essential in their diets...sometimes having something missing will also cause excess shedding...
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Old 07-05-2012, 02:50 AM
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Diet can have a lot to do with the health of a dog's coat. Some dogs will especially have shedding problems when they are fed a diet that consists of large amounts of corn, soy or wheat.
That's my opinion and I'm sticking with it unless someone yells at me or something.
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Old 07-11-2012, 09:53 PM
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One word, Furminator. Expensive but worth every penny. First time I used it I got a walmart bag full of fur off my JRT. You can't keep going over the same spot again and again, but but use it a little every day and you will see a huge difference.
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Old 01-31-2016, 03:59 PM
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What is a "Furminator?" I have a similar problem; we vacuum twice a week. and get a "Shark" canister full each time.

And, while I am asking, I have another prob. This same dog has a habit that we have been unable to solve. He recognizes TV commercials, especially those with animals. He can be in another part of the house, hear one and run to where ever that TV is and jump at the TV. He can also be aggressive if you seem to interfere. He doesn't bite or snap at you, just runs and hits you with front paws as if trying to knock you down.
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