Most homeowners today own dogs or cats. Some breeds do not shed too much while other sheds a lot. Animal shedding have a lot of reasons. It is the responsibility of the pet owner to know those reasons and to act on it quickly.
Why Do Pets Shed?
Some breeds shed a lot while others do not. Most pet owners do not research enough to know if the pet they chose would shed a lot more hair than others.
Most pet owners today are too busy to even comb or brush their pet’s fur. They even forget to bathe their pets. This is really essential for your pets to lessen their shedding.
Pets, like humans, have allergies too. It may come from the food they eat, the dog shampoo, and the dog soap. If you suspect either of those, try changing brands or better yet, go see your pet’s veterinarian
Mange or Other Skin Disease
The different skin diseases can cause your pet to lose their furs. It is even dangerous to your pet’s health. It looks like a severe ash and as soon as you spotted one, act on it quickly by going to your pet’s doctor.
Seasonal shedding is normal for most breeds. To lessen the shedding, it is recommended that you cut the fur very short or brush them regularly with an undercoat rake.
Pets with fleas tend to scratch because of skin irritation. Remove all fleas everyday until they are completely gone. Scratching cause them to shed fur and can even induce scratch wounds making it even itchier.
Now, you should know how to remove pet hair from fabrics. Pet hair can find its way to your couch, your carpet, your clothes, and even your car’s interiors.
How to Remove Pet Hairs?
Damp rubber gloves with water then use short strokes to remove pet hair. Pet hairs would then be easier to vacuum or pick up.
This works well in picking up pet hair because they are really sticky. They are disposable and easy to use.
Fabric Softener Sheets
Rub them over the areas with pet hair. This will loosen the pet hair from the fabric making it easier to remove.
Any Sticky Tape
Its function is the same with the lint brushes but they are much cheaper and easier to find. However, you have to use a lot of sticky tapes which is really wasteful.
Its function is the same with the rubber gloves. Remember to shake off excess water.
Use a vacuum regularly on the carpet, couch, and car’s interiors. This is recommended because you can remove pet hair before they get stuck on the fabric.
Remember to regularly check your pet’s health. Schedule their grooming days so that your pet will not shed hair a lot. All in all, become a responsible pet owner.