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12 Jan 2006

Hair everywhere
Hi
I have two rottweiler/labrador babies (3 years old).
My problem is this. They have quite long (black) hair. Everytime we sweep, we have a ball of hair the size of a poodle.
It's annoying cause it just get's everywhere from the kitchen to the bathroom and we have a white tiled house.
They are very healty, have shiny hair and according to the vet no skin problems.
Is there anything I can give them or rub on to avoid the hair falling out.
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CyberVet
cybervet

01 Jan 0001

This is quite normal for many dogs. Unless they are going bald and since you say that the skin is healthy and shiny, there is probably no medical problem. You can add omega-3 fatty acids to their diet to further improve skin health.

Dr Malan van Zyl
Veterinary Specialist Physician
Cape Town
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