Q: How can I get my Black Labrador to stop shedding so much?
My Lab takes Lipiderm Gel Caps (especially for dogs to control shedding), I mix 1 egg with his dry food in the mornings and 1/2 can of sardines in the afternoon. I brush him regularly with a shed tool comb and I take him to get groomed once a month. He still sheds excessively!
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Answer by GitEmGang
There is absolutely nothing you can put in or on any dog to stop shedding!!!
Labs shed profusely! Get over it.
Bet he's mud-fat, too!
Answer by pets are the name of
Well, it depends on the brand of food most of the time. I now feed my dog "Go" because he barely sheds on it. And my friend owns a chocolate lab and the food that they are feeding he isn't very good so they are not trying to switch. 'Go' is the best I think!
Answer by Jessie M=
Hmm... I have a black lab, but she really doesn't shed... I would ask your vet honestly. Or if you don't have one, look in your local listings. I hope this helped some, although I'm sure it didn't.
Answer by Susan P
What do you feed your dog? And do you brush her a lot?
Answer by I♥myPitbulls
If ur at ur wits end then ask the vet to take a thyroid test (blood test). If their thyroid level is a little off the norm than there can be excessive hair loss. But it just sounds like a normal lab to me. One of my dogs is a lab mix and she sheds a lot during the summer so sorry but that's just one of the things that they r good at. LOL.
Answer by sabledane
Have you checked what is in the food you feed him? yes, MOST dogs shed but if you think it is more than normal you may be on to something. My Great Dane was shedding so bad he would lay on the couch for 5 mins. get up and leave such a mess. So I started trying this and that to stop shedding but to find out he was allergic to the red food dye in the food.
Answer by ocs_sparkling_prince
I'm not trying to sound mean but get over it. Almost all dogs shed and the only real thing you can do about it is shave your Black Labrador dog or buy a Poodle or some other non-shedding breed (or better yet if don't want dog hair in your house buy a fish).
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