Dog’s hair

Dog hair take birth in the dermis. The size and consistency of the dog’s hair are different depending on the area of the body where they are located. To each hair is annexed a Sebaceous Gland that secretes of sebum, the oily substance that protects the coat. The coat is recovering under the action of a tiny muscle, for example if the dog is aggressive, and swells its fur to grow.

Dog's hair

To cool the body, human sweat, and the dog pants. In fact the dog sweats too, but only by the Plantar pads and truffle which are located a few sweat glands or sweat glands.

My dog loses his hair
Your dog necessarily loses his hair during the seasonal molt (spring and fall) to replace part of its coat. It goes without saying, long-haired dogs lose more hair than the ras coat dog. The bitch pregnant or has just put down also tends to lose more hair.

It can also be that your dog lose hair because of health problems. Several diseases of the dog’s skin may cause the fall of hair such as ringworm (a fungus that feeds on the hair keratin) which can be transmitted to humans and other animals. demodectic mange, dog mange or dermatitis are other skin diseases that can cause the fall of the dog’s hair.

Hormonal diseases such as diabetes mellitus of the dog,hyperadrenocorticism,hypothyroidism or the hyperoestrogenism may also be losing his hair at the dog. Indeed these hormones have for function to regulate the growth of the hair.

The dog can suffer from a fall of hair because of poor diet. We thus note the lack of proteins, fatty acids or vitamin A as leaders.

Also pay attention to the treatments that you give to your dog, it may be that his skin does not tolerate. It also happens that the fall of hair is due to an allergy of the dog.