To Shave or Not to Shave!!
The Double Coated Dog
We always get asked frequently at this time of year, “Can you shave my dog? He/she is so hot.” We
thought we’d explain why shaving your double coated dog won’t keep him cooler with a couple of
pictures to help out.
First let’s explain the difference between single and double coated dogs. Single coated dog breeds
like the Shih-tzu, Maltese or Poodles, have one hair in each follicle which continues to grow slowly all