Do Dogs Get Hairballs?

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Dogs, particularly the long haired breeds are vulnerable to hairballs too. Skin disease, allergies and skin exasperations caused by flea plus other external parasite influx would cause the dog to bite, gnaw and lick the fur.
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Chronic constipation and a general "fat" or "full" feeling in your dog could indicate hairball in digestive system. Your dog will also show less interest in eating
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1. Brush the dog using a de-matting hair brush. This will help remove matting or hairballs from the fur (done daily, this will help decrease the matting in the long run) 2. Bathe
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Hairballs can become impacted in the intestines and must be removed
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Cats are prone to hairball formation since they groom themselves by licking their fur. Dog don't!
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