Moulting

Grrr, there’s dog hair everywhere! Yes, moulting hair is a hassle, but it’s only natural for dogs to shed their hair. Think of it like updating the wardrobe for the new season. Most dogs moult twice a year, but some breeds shed all year round.

It actually has nothing to do with seasonal temperature variations. It’s due to fluctuations in the amount of melatonin secreted by a dog’s pineal gland in response to seasonal sunlight variations. That’s why allergies, indoor lighting and central heating and early warm weather can all have an effect on your dog’s shedding cycle.


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