Do German Shepherds Shed A Lot?

Yes, German Shepherds shed in the spring and in the fall.

Generally when dogs shed they are molting to get newer fur underneath. It is estimated that dogs tend to molt about once a year so it is normal for them to lose their hair over time. The shedding typically starts in the spring when dogs grow new coats of fur or “blow” their old coat, although some dogs don’t blow completely before it gets cold again, which leaves patches of winter color mixed with summer color on the dog. Warning signs that your dog is unhappy could be excessive grooming where there’s no hair left on your pet’s body or bald spots on their ears because he groomed too much…

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