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border collie shedding

Is Border Collie Shedding Really That Big A Problem?

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Prospective owners of dogs, especially those with longer hair, always have one major concern in mind – that is shedding.

This is also true of Border Collies. They have plenty of long hair, but there aren’t the same stories of bad Border Collie shedding as there are associated with GSDs and fluffy dogs like huskies.

So, do Border Collies shed and if so, is this really that big an issue?

Below we will look at the coat and the frequency of sheds, causes of both shedding and hair loss and the solutions to make life easier.Continue reading

Best Dog Water Dispenser

Choosing The Best Dog Water Dispenser To Keep Your Dogs Hydrated

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All dogs need plenty of water in order to stay healthy and hydrated through the day.

For some owners, it is more than enough to put out a bowl of water beside the food dish and leave it at that. As far as they are concerned, as long as the water is topped up and accessible, there is no issue with the dog getting enough to drink.

However, there are those that are not keen on the idea of too much standing water left in the home because of the risk of contamination, dust and other irritants. This is where a dog water dispenser is preferable, as they can provide a clean supply of filtered water as the dog requires it.

The question for newcomers is simple – which is the best dog water dispenser?Continue reading

Stylish Dog Beds For Small Dogs

Choosing The Ideal Comfortable, Stylish Dog Beds For Small Dogs

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Every dog needs a good bed. We all want something comfortable, inviting and warm to curl up in at the end of a hard day, and there is no reason why our dogs shouldn’t have something comfortable, inviting and warm to curl up in at the end of a long walk or a busy day of playtime.

The problem is that there are so many different brands offering stylish dog beds for small dogs, and so many different types, that it is difficult for many owners to know where to start.

In this guide to the best dog beds for small dogs, we will compare these different options and styles to highlight their pros and cons.

This means everything from the most elaborate dog houses and dog couches for small dogs to the more basic beds and cushions. We will take all kinds of factors into account from the materials used to the shapes, capacity and potential issues. We will also look at other considerations in the designs and features. From there you should be better equipped to find the best dog bed for your needs.Continue reading

Do French Bulldogs Shed

Do French Bulldogs Shed And How To Keep Shedding Under Control

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French bulldogs are one of the most popular little dogs around right now. They are comical, attractive and good natured.

There are plenty of positives to the breed, but there are also questions on the minds of prospective owners. One of the most common is simple: do French Bulldogs shed?

There is a concern over how much do French Bulldogs shed for those that don’t want to spent ages grooming and tidying up after their dogs.Continue reading

Do Yorkies Shed

Do Yorkies Shed: Why Your “Non-Shedding Dog” Is Losing So Much Hair

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Shedding is a problem that almost all dog owners have to put up with to some degree. It all depends on the type of coat that your dog has and their general health and well-being.

There are some breeds that are classed as non-shedding because they have long hair rather than fur and barely make any mess. The Yorkshire Terrier makes this list, which means that the question of do Yorkies shed should have a simple answer.

The problem here is that there isn’t a simple yes or no answer. These toy dogs don’t shed in the way we tend to think of, but that doesn’t mean that they don’t lose hair. In some case, this hair loss can seem extreme and there are bigger issues to deal with.Continue reading