This conversation is sponsored by Swiffer at Sam’s Club. All opinions are my own.
Summer is officially here. My husband, Rocket and I are finally coming out of hibernation after a long, cold, Utah winter. I have never been more ready to trade in my sweaters for my shorts.
With the arrival of summer comes seasonal shedding. Just as people have ways to cool off during those warm days, dogs have their own method for naturally regulating their internal body temperature. When the weather is hot, dogs prepare themselves for the warmer months by shedding their coat. Although shedding happens year-round, the majority of shedding occurs during the Spring when we see a drastic temperature change.
Shedding In The Home
The amount of shedding that occurs depends on the breed of dog. Most dogs are double coated and will shed to some extent. Even our dachshund with much less of an undercoat than say a Newfoundland still sheds in our house.
Not only does dog hair get everywhere, but pet dander, which is tiny particles of skin shed by dogs, can cause allergies like breathing problems and hives for many people. If you don't clean your house regularly, pet hair and dander can build up and cling to everything making it difficult to remove….