If you want to own a dog, then it is important to know each and everything about that particular dog breed because only when you have the information about the dog breed, can you take care of your dog.
There is a lot of difference between the different type of dog breeds and therefore it becomes important for you to know that different type of dog breeds and after you are able to know the different type of dog breeds, you would be knowing the precautions and the gear which you had to take to keep your dog breed healthy.
Most of the people do not look into the features of any dog breed before buying any kind of dog and therefore they are often surprised at the precautions and that gear which they had to take when they are opting for any kind of dog breed.
It is important that you look into the details of the type of dog which you want to buy and the features of the dog and the gear which you would be required to take and after looking into all of these things then finally make the decision about buying that dog.
Many of the people might not know this but there are a lot of dog breeds which actually shed. This question should be your prime concern as to whether the dog would be shedding? The answer to this question would always change from one breed of dog to another breed of dog. If you’re speaking about Rottweilers then you would to look into the details of this breed and then making the decision.
Do Rottweilers shed?
The answer to this question is yes, Rottweilers are known to shedding but they shed rarely. To most of the people when you speak about Rottweilers, they would tell you that they do not shed at all because they think that the hair is pretty short and therefore there would be no shedding. These people have not had a dog of the Rottweiler breed and therefore they are just assuming so.
In order to understand the shedding of Rottweiler, let us 1st look at the end not only of the Rottweiler breed. Even though it might not seem so but Rottweiler has 2 coats on its skin. This is not the only breed of dog which is 2 coats. The other breeds which have a double coat are Siberian husky or golden retriever.
If you look at Rottweilers specifically then they have a lower coat and they have a upper coat. The lower coat is for protecting them from the harsh temperatures in the winter. The lower coat is actually much more softer as compared to the upper coat. You can say that the lower coat is for the installation to protect the body from the external temperature.
You would not be able to see the lower coat but the coat which you see is always the upper coat. This one is not as soft as the lower one. You might be surprised to know that, Rottweilers shed their lower court at least twice a year and the season in which these happen or the spring season and the winter season.
If you’re worried about the shedding by the Rottweiler then there are some tips which would help you in minimising the shedding of the Rottweiler and these are not very difficult to implement as well and below we would be discussing them in detail.
Grooming tips to reduce shedding of Rottweiler:
The best of which you have got is to bridge the Rottweiler from time to time. When you 1st start brushing the Rottweiler, you would not is that it contains a lot of head but on subsequent brushing the hair which is coming off is quite less. The hair which is coming up with the help of brushing would always be the one which the Rottweiler would be shedding in the future. That is why, if you find a great quantity of hair in the brush, it is nothing to worry about.
You should be selecting the brush very carefully for the brushing of the Rottweiler. In most of the cases are rough brush is not required but a soft bristled small brush would be able to do the job. If the coat of your Rottweiler is more thicker than usual then you might be thinking about going for a bigger brush. It all depends on the coat of your Rottweiler.
In order to make sure that you are not making the dog uncomfortable while brushing, you need to brush in the direction of the growth of the hair. This would ensure that without any strain on the hair of the dog, all the unwanted hair which the dog was going to shed either ways, consult when you’re brushing. The ideal place to start for brushing would be from the head of the dog and to go on the way towards the tail.
You need to understand that during the brushing of the Rottweiler you need to make the dog as comfortable as possible and then only the dog would allow you to brush.
If you do not want to do the brushing yourself, then you can easily take the dog to the groomer and they would be able to get it done for you and you would not have do anything. You can make a periodic appointment with the groomer to remove the excessive hair which the dog was going to shed either ways.
The ideal period in which you can go for the brushing of the Rottweiler is once a month. If you’re taking it to the groomer then you had to follow the same schedule as well.
So, Rottweiler does shed but the amount of shedding is much lower as compared to the other breeds of dog and also with the help of proper grooming tips you can further minimise the shedding of the Rottweiler making it much more easier for you to handle the shedding and ensuring that there is no hair of the Rottweiler which is being shared all over your house. This would help you in improving the quality of the hair of the Rottweiler as well and also ensure that there is no excessive shedding of the Rottweiler.