Premium Memberships are now available!
How to Use Google to Search the Forum
For all new members, please check out the thread
New to the Forum? What to do and forum guidelines.
It's almost been one year since Nico has joined our family and he's our first pet. I've read multiple threads and it seems like most shiba shed on average twice a year, shedding period varies. I remember Nico first shed around May/June 2016 for his summer coat to grow out. Around September 2016, he starts shedding again. I thought wow that is fast but maybe it's time for his winter coat. He stops shedding about 6 weeks and we are happy to finally deep clean the house of his leftover hair. Two weeks later, he starts shedding again... Goes on for another approximately 6 weeks. We are happy again... and no surprise, he starts shedding AGAIN for the third time in this 3 month period. Is this common or is there something off about Nico?
I should mention that the weather in San Francisco is quite bipolar, especially these past few months. Our house was really hot 2 months ago where we needed to blow the fan in the house during the day (mid 80s during the day). Just this past month, it's gotten extremely cold where we had to leave the heater on for him (about mid 40s at night). The temperature is usually on average 60 around the year.
[mod edit: changed category and closed thread due to duplicate topic]
Post edited by sunyata at 2016-12-12 12:32:27
- Please remember to search the forum for answers to your questions before starting a new thread. There are tons of threads on shedding, which also discuss shedding patterns. Feel free to continue the conversation in one of those threads.
Casey, with Bella and Nola, hanging out in the mountains of Virginia.
I Wander, I Ride
This discussion has been closed.
It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!
Apply for Membership
Commonly Asked Questions
Behavior / Training
↳ Common Puppy Woes
↳ Socialization, Fear, & Anxiety
↳ Reactivity & Aggression
↳ Resource Guarding
Food / Nutrition
↳ Hips and Knees
Products, Gear, Services and Toys
Proposed Bills / Laws, etc..
Rescue / Dogs In Need
Show / Event / Meetups
In this Discussion
Who's Online (2)
Powered by Vanilla