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Do Corgi Puppies Shed (Yes, But It’s Managable)

Do Corgi Puppies Shed (Yes, But It’s Managable)

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Last Updated on December 4, 2022 by May Jones

Do corgi puppies shed? The short answer is yes, they certainly do. But the good news is that puppy fluff is a real thing, which means that corgi puppies don’t shed as much as adult corgis. Plus, we live in a day and age where there are lots of helpful resources available that will help in keeping dog hair under control.

Regular brushing and grooming sessions, along with a robot vacuum cleaner, can do wonders. At the end of the day, owning a corgi means being ready to embrace their fluffiness and do your due diligence in keeping it under control. But hey, I think it’s worth it because those cute butt wiggles and doe eyes more than makeup for a little extra vacuuming. Plus, they’ll definitely thank you for taking care of their coat! Happy grooming!

How Grooming Techniques and Products Can Help

It’s important to get your corgi puppy used to being brushed as early as possible so that they’ll always be comfortable getting groomed, which will be really helpful for keeping their shedding under control.

Here are a few tips and tricks to help you out:

1. Invest in a Good Quality Brush

A good brush will help to remove loose hair from your corgi’s coat which means that there’ll be less dog hair floating around your home. There are many types of brushes on the market, I share my favourite ones in this article.

2. Bathe Your Corgi Regularly

Regular baths can help to reduce shedding but be careful not to overdo it and to use good-quality products. Be sure to use a mild shampoo to avoid drying out their skin and causing more shedding. Ask your regular vet if they sell any grooming products that they’re happy to recommend.

Consider Regular Appointments with a Groomer

Lots of corgi parents groom their dogs themselves, but it’s totally ok if dog grooming is not up your alley. There are lots of professional groomers out there that can do it for you. And, they might have tricks and techniques up their sleeves to deal with shedding that you may not know about.

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FAQs about Corgi Puppy Shedding

Here are some frequently asked questions about corgi puppy shedding.

Can you get a corgi that doesn’t shed?

No, you cannot get a corgi that doesn’t shed. All corgis will shed at least some hair, and most will shed a moderate amount.

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If you are looking for a dog that doesn’t shed much, there are many other breeds to choose from.

Do baby Corgis shed?

Yes, baby Corgis do shed. However, they do not shed as much as adult Corgis.

Can shedding be a sign of health issues?

Excessive shedding can sometimes be a sign of health issues such as allergies, parasites, or skin infections. If you notice excessive shedding in your corgi puppy, it’s important to talk to your veterinarian about it.

Can diet affect shedding in corgis?

A healthy diet can help to reduce shedding in corgis. Be sure to talk to your veterinarian about the best diet for your corgi puppy and its individual needs.

Conclusion

Corgis are beautiful, loyal dogs that make great companions, but they do have a downside when it comes to dog hair – they shed a lot. If you’re looking to adopt a corgi, or you already have one, it’s important to know how to deal with the shedding.

But there’s no need to worry – with a little bit of care and attention, you can help keep the amount of shedding under control. You can brush your corgi regularly, consider regular grooming appointments, and consider getting a vacuum robot cleaner for your home.

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