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#7036139 - 01/12/18 05:17 PM Shedding lab
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Registered: 02/08/09
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I need some help. I got a hair dropping machine. Iíve tried oil pills,yeast and Dino vite(she wonít touch it). Anyone have a miracle solution?
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#7036220 - 01/12/18 06:39 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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#7036237 - 01/12/18 07:00 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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You can get an impressive amount of hair out with one of those furminator brushes. They can be had for $15 on Amazon. Spending 5 minutes a day brushing goes a long way.

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#7036245 - 01/12/18 07:14 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: Exbellicus]
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Got one of those things. It helps but this lab sheds more than any of my other 4 labs. Iím feeding Pro Plan food. Early on I tried several other foods( Blue, Victor) but she wouldnít eat those.
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#7036782 - 01/13/18 11:14 AM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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Seconds on the furminator, I brush my lab while he is eating, he doesn't mind it and it only takes a minute or two twice a day....
He and the house look great!

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#7036846 - 01/13/18 12:28 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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Besides the abnormal amount of shedding does the coat seem healthy?
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#7036916 - 01/13/18 01:51 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: BradyBuck]
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Her coat looks great.
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#7038187 - 01/14/18 02:53 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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Originally Posted By: duckhunter55
Her coat looks great.


If she's healthy and her coat is healthy I'm not sure what you can do besides lots of brushing with the furminator or taking to a groomer once a month or so for furminatiing.
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#7038609 - 01/14/18 10:41 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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They make some de-shedding shampoos. My luck has been 50/50 with them helping. Sometimes they do other times hey donít

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#7040321 - 01/16/18 11:44 AM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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I use the vacuum hose extension on my lab. It doesn't really work, but it makes me feel better after vacuuming up a small child amount of hair every other day, and he doesn't seem to mind it.

labs shed- not much you can do about it. Furminators, shampoos, diet. They'll help a little, but not in the grand scheme of things.

Good luck, I've gotta go vacuum my dog now....

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#7041027 - 01/16/18 08:11 PM Re: Shedding lab [Re: 1tonbambam]
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Originally Posted By: 1tonbambam
Seconds on the furminator, I brush my lab while he is eating, he doesn't mind it and it only takes a minute or two twice a day....
He and the house look great!


Your house isnít full of hair?

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#7048219 - 01/22/18 08:14 AM Re: Shedding lab [Re: duckhunter55]
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I've started brushing her 3 times a day instead of once a day. That has helped a lot.
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