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How often do you brush/groom your dogs?

I have a lab that sheds constantly, and a German short haired pointer. I brush them, but not nearly enough! How often do you brush your dogs/cats?

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ali_1107

Asked by ali_1107 at 6:46 AM on Jan. 25, 2011 in Pets

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  • I try to brush my Golden Retriever every day.
    arenad

    Answer by arenad at 6:46 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • We have a yorkie with silkie hair that we keep cut short. She has to be brushed daily or its a tangled mess as there hair is hair and not fur. We also have a pom/chiu mix who sheds horribly who has to be brushed daily.
    mistynights234

    Answer by mistynights234 at 7:12 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • HA! Since the birth of my child, never. I used to comb my long-haired cat at least weekly, now I do it when she starts getting little mats. My dogs both have short hair, so I just vacuum it off the floor;)
    JZ10FPM

    Answer by JZ10FPM at 8:51 AM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I brush my dog everyday.

    mistynights, dogs have fur, not hair....regardless of what kind of breed it is. The yorkie coat, is similar to human hair in that it doesn't have an undercoat, so they do not shed.

    I always laugh when I hear people say dogs have hair.
    Acid

    Answer by Acid at 1:37 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • Dogs have hair but sometimes it can be called fur. All fur is hair. Some animals are known for their "fur" however, a word that conveys something about softness or density, warmth, etc. but actually all coats are just hair. got that off of greatcitydogs.com
    every day i brush my dogs, my fiance said they are going to go bald. lol i have worked at grooming shops and at first i called it fur. they laughed at me and said it's hair. so i vote for hair. lol

    Dianakk

    Answer by Dianakk at 6:38 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • forgot, my fiance' boss has a blonde lab, he vaccums her everday. she loves it.
    Dianakk

    Answer by Dianakk at 6:40 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I could groom our Golden all day every day and still have fur everywhere...I do what I can and accept the hair..ugh.
    salexander

    Answer by salexander at 7:09 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • We groom our dogs Once or Twice a mth
    GabsterMum

    Answer by GabsterMum at 8:47 PM on Jan. 25, 2011

  • I brush my Shelties atleast every other day. They get bathed once/wk or every two weeks as needed.
    CollinBayleeMom

    Answer by CollinBayleeMom at 3:59 PM on Jan. 26, 2011

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