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Spring is the Season of Shedding: Here's How to Handle It

April 18, 2017 at 9:00 AM by Nikki Wardle posted in Pet Care,

Shedding

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Ahh, spring is finally here. The smell of fragrant flowers and the sweet chirping of birds floats on the air, followed by billowing puffs of—wait, is that dog hair? Yes, it's spring, so that means it's also the shedding season. If you have a furrier dog or cat such as an Arctic breed, you may experience the seasonal headache of "blowing coat"—a term for when your pet sheds (a lot) and turns your house into a fuzzy mess.

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