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Join date : 2013-07-02

PostSubject: Woolly Coat   Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:52 am

My male Husky has a woolly coat and
he can become a mess. We take him to a groomer
to have his legs and rear end cleaned up. They also
thin the under coat. We never had to do this with
our previous Huskies. Can regular grooming cause
problems in this breed, like possible skin problems?

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Female Join date : 2011-08-07
Location : Michigan

PostSubject: Re: Woolly Coat   Tue Jul 02, 2013 1:32 am

I would not thin the undercoat - Get a really good grooming rake, if you need suggestions please ask, a greyhound comb, a slicker brush and a spray bottle.

Mix a little bit of coconut oil in warm water and put into spray bottle for detangling.
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Female Join date : 2012-07-07
Location : Houston, TX

PostSubject: Re: Woolly Coat   Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:19 am

I use this for brushing out the undercoat.

Woolies are higher maintenance than regular Siberians. Their fur is softer, longer and tangles easier. Weekly brushing is a must.
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Female Join date : 2011-12-15
Location : Eastern Kentucky

PostSubject: Re: Woolly Coat   Tue Jul 02, 2013 12:31 pm

Our first husky Zoe is a wooly coat. She's definitely more high maintenance than our other girls. Her problem areas are her tail and hind quarters because in 9 years I have never been able to get her used to being brushed in those areas. She gets really nervous anytime we get close, and she is prone to mats in those areas. My best friend when working with her is a nice undercoat rake. I would not recommend getting the undercoat thinned.
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