Short Haired Dachshund Shedding – Is It Serious And What To Do?

Short-haired dachshund shedding isn’t seasonal and is instead fairly consistent throughout the year.

Short Haired Dachshund Shedding – What To Know?

It’s also quite moderate – not as low as of some other breeds like the poodle but far from severe. Add the fact that the coats of short-haired Doxies are, well, short, and neither lose hair nor matting is much of a problem.

Are Short Haired Dachshunds Hypoallergenic?

No dog is truly hypoallergenic and neither are dachshunds. Some dog breeds are famous as “hypoallergenic” with poodles getting the most frequent mention. 

• Stress • Imbalanced diet • Insufficient exercise • Bad coat care (lack of brushing and baths, unaddressed hair matting, etc.)

Is Your Short-Haired Dachshund Shedding Too Much?

• Bad hair products • Hormonal imbalances • Skin parasites (fleas, ticks, mange mites, and others) • Skin issues such as Alopecia, Acanthosis Nigricans, and others

Is Your Short-Haired Dachshund Shedding Too Much?

So, Is Short-Haired Dachshund Shedding Something To Worry About?

it shouldn’t be. If your short-haired Doxie is shedding too much you may want to talk with a vet because there may be some underlying conditions or skin parasites you’ll need to deal with.

A good diet and exercise, an occasional bath, and weekly brushing should be enough to keep your pet’s coat in excellent condition. 

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