It is natural for dogs to shed their damaged or old hair. But the amount and frequency of hair shedding in dogs are affected by several factors – which includes the dog breed, their health, where they came from, and their age. As an example, some dogs develop thick coats especially during winter and shed it all in the spring.
For dogs that are often kept indoors, the thickness of their coats is affected. It often results in a good or even shedding all year round. However, some canine breeds are heavy shedders. One example is the Samoyed dog. They are incredibly lovable and personable. They can get along pretty well with people and with other pets as long as they are raised together.
A man is seen brushing his four-legged friend, a Samoyed in the video below. Conveniently named Sam, the pooch is seen to be enjoying the brushing done by his beloved human. The video only lasted for two minutes, thanks to time-lapse but the brushing session had lasted for an hour!
The brushing resulted in a surprising amount of hair and from the looks of it, enough to make a blanket or a sweater. Watch the footage of Sam below as he is brushed by his dedicated human.
That’s a lot of dog’s hair for sure, but for a Samoyed, it’s just normal. Probably to
If your dog is from a different dog breed and you suspect there is something wrong with his excessive shedding, bring him to the vet right away.
Although it is natural for the breed features in the video above, for some dogs it can be a sign of several factors such as stress, poor nutrition or due to a medical condition. If you suspect your dog is shedding is already beyond normal, call your vet right away.
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