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      Sophie and shedding and Maine Coons and shedding O MY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      Happy Thanksgiving.. Since yesterday I have vacuumed and mopped and still labbie hair everywhere, sister and brother coming.. and they have three dogs themselves so I am not trying to impress anyone but would like minimal hair at least through dinner.. but you know... I love her and that is all that matters... The coons.. shed but not like her. I have read somewhere about a particular dry kibble that works to reduce shedding.. but personally, that is the way labs are... but out of curiosity.. I thought I would ask if anyone knew of such a product?

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      Happy Thanksgiving to you too!

      I add Grizzly salmon oil and it helps. Other than that, brush, vacuum, brush, vacuum and brush and vacuum some more.

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      hi.. Grizzly salmon oil? Where do I get that?

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      Having had Labs for 30 years, I can honestly say there hasn't been too many meals that haven't contained a dog hair or two!! I've been feeding Fromm 4 Star to Sophie for over 1 1/2 years, and Fromm Large Breed Puppy to Bruce since he was 4 months old. These two shed far less than any Lab I've ever had. Even Sophie who is spayed hardly sheds. I do get hair of the floors, around the kennel etc, but realistically, there isn't very much. I don't feed any supplements, other than greek yogurt to Sophie, none to Bruce. I am convinced it's the food.

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      ok.. will look into fromm.. Thanks, Sophie's mom

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      Chase and Lark have 2 completely different coats, Chase has a much heavier undercoat than Lark. Chase sheds like a beast and seems to be shedding particularly a lot right now, and Lark sheds minimally. Both eat the same food (Annamaet grain free) and both get Grizzly salmon oil every day. For my 2, I think genetics has more of an impact on their coats and how much they shed than their food or supplements.

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      I'd try adding salmon oil before switching foods. Unless you are feeding something like Ol Roy from Walmart, a food switch is not going to do much to minimize shedding.

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