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shedding of shibainu/american eskimo is really getting to me after 5 years, what can I do,, it is a daily chore and hair

have a 5 yr. old shibainu/american eskimo dog we have had since a pup. Hair is all over the place and is getting to be a daily cleanup problem, have a groom every three months brush when we can with several brushes that were advised, NOW WHAT?????


Asked by Member 1145093 on Dec 13th 2012 in Grooming
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Libby

Have you tried fish oil supplements? It's supposed to take 6 weeks, but reduce the amount of shedding. I hear your frustration because husky fur owns myl life for much of the year. I got a fulminant or, which really helps. I got a Dyson vacuum, which really helps. But our dogs shed a lot and that's just kind of part of loving them, so management is really the only option.


Libby answered on 12/13/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Mika

I agree that is part of these type of Breeds, it's all a part of it there is nothing you can do to completely stop it, use Libby's advice and other then that it is a daily part of my cleaning to with Husky fur :)


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Seth

It could be as simple as feeding a better food to help with shedding. Food that is high in grains and by-products, can cause the coat and skin to be unhealthy.


Seth answered on 12/18/12. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer


Guest

A lot of groomers offer furminator treatments that help vastly if done every 6-8 weeks. Unfortunately, you have a dog mixed with two very hairy breeds. Also a lot of groomers will do just walk in brush out sessions you can do in between full grooms. P.s a comb will be your best friend :)


Member 1148254 answered on 1/5/13. Helpful? Yes/Helpful: No 0 Report this answer