Category: Coat anatomy

What can be the cause for patchy re growth/bald patches ?

I think that most groomers have encountered dogs with bald spots or patchy hair loss in their salons.We sometimes also get accused by the client of causing it with our grooming techniques, and the question pops up on a regular basis in grooming groups… Continue Reading “What can be the cause for patchy re growth/bald patches ?”

A deeper look into the coats role in the dog’s thermal regulation

We have already established in the earlier post that every breed has the same thermal regulation – there is no special rule for so-called double-coated breeds.  And we know what risks that is involved for the look of the coat if we clip them… Continue Reading “A deeper look into the coats role in the dog’s thermal regulation”

To shave or not to shave – a look into the literature about dogs thermal regulation,coat growth and more……

Every summer comes the heated debate about clipping so-called double-coated breeds. The debate has been going on for ages and it is like a religious debate where you have 2 fundamentalists discussing who´s God is the right one. Its been flaring up on the… Continue Reading “To shave or not to shave – a look into the literature about dogs thermal regulation,coat growth and more……”