How to Make a Maltese's Hair Grow Thicker

The Maltese has a naturally thick, white coat.
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The pearly white Maltese is known for its beautiful coat. But like other dogs, a skin problem or unbalanced diet may affect how well your furry friend’s coat grows. However, by working on the inside and out, you can create a healthy, naturally beautiful coat again.

Step 1

Feed your pup a well-balanced diet formulated for a Maltese. Buy only food that is saturated with omega fats. A Maltese that is healthy on the inside will show it on the outside.

Step 2

Brush and groom your Maltese often. At least every other day, use a pin brush and brush her coat from head to toe. This promotes hair growth by removing dead skin and dirt while stimulating the hair follicle.

Step 3

Wash your white fuzz ball at least once a week in an oatmeal-based shampoo for white dogs. Removing dirt and bacteria helps create a healthy coat.

Step 4

Approach your veterinarian about adding omega-3 and omega-6 to your pup’s diet. These supplements reduce inflammation that may retard hair growth.

Step 5

Add 1 cup of apple cider vinegar to 1/2 gallon of water in a spray bottle. Cover your baby’s coat in the spray. It helps kill bacteria hindering coat growth.

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