Is it normal for puppies to shed a lot?
It varies – there are puppies who will shed hardly at all but start shedding a lot more as an adult, and other puppies will shed more than they will as an adult dog. As an owner, you can play an important role in helping your puppy develop a healthy adult coat.
Why is my puppy shedding so much hair?
In healthy dogs, shedding is typically a natural way for your dog to rid itself of the old, unneeded and/or damaged hair that makes up its undercoat. Many breeds grow thicker coats as winter progresses, then lose them in the spring to better regulate their body temps.
Why is my dog shedding more than usual?
If your pet is shedding and excessively scratching, it may have fleas, ticks, or mange mites. Those parasites and the itching and scratching they cause can lead to more serious health issues, including inflammation of the skin and secondary skin infections.
How do you minimize dog shedding?
How to Reduce Dog Shedding and Keep Your Home Clean
How long does puppy shedding last?
How Long Do Puppy Shedding Last? It usually takes 2-4 weeks for the puppy to shed the puppy coat. It will start shedding the puppy coat around the age of 4-7 months and you should expect excessive shedding during this period.