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My chihuahua X pug puppy is just turned 6 months and she has all of a sudden started shedding like mad.

I know pugs are notorious shredders but she is very much more chihuahua and her mother was a long haired chihuahua. Up until now there has been a few hairs coming out now And again however in the past week I am covered in hairs even after I brush her I am still covered in hairs.

If this normal as she is getting older or should I take her to the vet? There has been no change in diet or anything.

Any help appreciated
 

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If she has no other symptoms besides the shedding then I'd not worry about it. She may be losing her puppy coat, or she may be going through a shedding cycle.

My boy is a Chi x Dach and he'll go through periods where he sheds like crazy, then he'll just as suddenly stop. A couple weeks ago I could pet him and get lots of hair off, but now I barely get any, come spring he'll likely shed a bunch again.

If she has a short coat you could try a Kong ZoomGroom, it's the only thing I've found that works on my boy to get enough loose hair off to make a difference.
 

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Thanks I'll try that as she hates the brush !! She is scratching but no more than usual. She is a frequent scratcher especially behind her ears and shaker but she's been the same since she was tiny. She's going in to get spayed in a couple of weeks I'll make get the vet to have a look at her then just to make sure. Definitely no fleas her coat is light so I'd see them!!!
 
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