Shed Happens – Getting into the Groooooom!

During shedding season, an effective way to get rid of a large volume of hair at once is to give a really good bath with a gentle shampoo that will not strip the valuable oils from your pets’ fur and skin. We recommend all natural Aloe and Oatmeal based shampoos. While bathing, use a rubber brush like Zoom Groom or something similar. Keep rubbing your pets’ body while wet and sudsy until the hair is minimal. It’s like a massage… Continue reading

Shed Happens…with Cats too!

Seasonal shedding is a little different with cats because so many spend their lives indoors. The growth cycle of a cats’ fur is similar to a dogs, made up of the three phases we talked about previously. Anagen is active growth, Catagen is the transition period and Telogen is the dormant or resting phase. In the wild, cats will shed their fur twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, getting rid of the previous seasons… Continue reading

Shed Happens…with Cats too!

Seasonal shedding is a little different with cats because so many spend their lives indoors. The growth cycle of a cats’ fur is similar to a dogs, made up of the three phases we talked about previously. Anagen is active growth, Catagen is the transition period and Telogen is the dormant or resting phase. In the wild, cats will shed their fur twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, getting rid of the previous seasons… Continue reading

Shed Happens…with Cats too!

Seasonal shedding is a little different with cats because so many spend their lives indoors. The growth cycle of a cats’ fur is similar to a dogs, made up of the three phases we talked about previously. Anagen is active growth, Catagen is the transition period and Telogen is the dormant or resting phase. In the wild, cats will shed their fur twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall, getting rid of the previous seasons… Continue reading

Shed Happens!

As winter gives way to spring, there is one inevitable event that many dog owners cannot escape. Our lovely thick coated pooches are shedding. The dogs that shed the most are those that have a double coat. Two types of fur make up this coat. An undercoat of thinner, fluffier fur which is much like down on a duck, providing insulation by trapping body heat. The top coat has longer, coarser hairs, also called guard hairs that are more resistant… Continue reading

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