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Shed Happens: Tips for Controlling Pet Hair in Your Home

A longhaired cat

For anyone with a pet, hair accumulating on your clothes, furniture and corners of every room in your house is a reality of life. Ok, maybe not quite everyone. According to the American Kennel Club, there are 13 breeds of non-shedding dogs, and there is also a hairless cat breed, the Sphynx. This unusual cat has very little


70 Pounds of Labrador Hair?

I just heard a staggering number, and it is not about our national deficit. In one year, your Labrador sheds 70 pounds of hair. Imagine what that number could be if your dog or cat develops a medical condition causing increased hair loss. Shedding is normal, but there are medical conditions which increase hair loss.