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    Default Hair Overload! - Suggestions?

    Ok so BB is now almost 9 months old, I NOW see what people meant by they shed. Her first 9 months I felt like "hey, this is not so bad, I can keep up with this..." now that the hair is getting longer I have bought a new dysons upright animal vacuum cleaner but is there anything to help keep the couch cleaned up from hair? It is a bit much getting the upright out every night and cleaning up the couch but if I do not then I am looking like a hairball!

    Thanks for any help!
    Noelle, B.B., & Tucker

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    Try handstripping her. If you keep her coat groomed out she will shed less.
    I use either my fingers or a comb with an elastic band woven into the teeth.

    I have to admit Oliver has quite a fine coat, so someone with a heavier coated Cavalier might be better placed to give advice. lol

    Good luck
    M&O x

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    Hi

    We have four girls and keep them all in full coat and our saviour is the hand held Dyson Animal DC34 for ease around the house.

    http://www.dyson.co.uk/Vacuumcleaner...34-Animal.aspx
    Brian M

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    Oh my goodness this is what I'm in for...


    Its ok anything Fletcher does I love him anyway..but I do not regret getting a dark brown sofa just last summer now. Oh well! I used to have beagles man do they shed

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    Regular/daily brushing will help with hair.

    I too am a HUGE fan of that handheld Dyson Animal -- a charge lasts for ages longer than other handhelds; I can do my entire stairs with it! So much handier for sofas etc too rather than getting out the whole vacuum.

    Some individual cavaliers she d a LOT more than others...

    But she is around the age that they often 'blow' their puppy coat and also as the weather is warm, she may just be shedding her winter coat -- so it may not be a permanent level of shedding.
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    Whew - Karlin you may have made my day! It has just gotten "summer" warm here in the Carolinas and I was unaware that she could be losing her puppy coat - that may explain things. Thanks to you and Brian for the handheld suggestion - I am off to buy the Dyson handheld you both recommend.
    Noelle, B.B., & Tucker

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