Dogs naturally lose old or damaged hair by shedding. Although shedding is a normal process for dogs, the amount and frequency of hair that is shed often depends upon their health and breed type.It can also depend on the season-many dogs develop thick coats in the winter that are then shed in the spring.
However there are certain symptoms to keep an eye out for that may indicate an underlying medical condition
-Parasites (fleas, lice or mites)
-Fungal or bacterial infections
-Inhalant or food-related allergies
-Kidney, liver, thyroid or adrenal disease (including Cushing’s)
-Pregnancy or lactation
-Self-induced trauma due to licking
-Contact with irritating or caustic substances
Supplementing your dog’s diet with Omega 3 and 6. Marine Collagen has been proven to be beneficial for a healthy coat. The addition of fish in the diet of your dog can work wonders for their coat. Regular bathing / grooming is essential to rid your dog’s coat of dead hair.