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PostSubject: Coat blowing in pups   Wed Mar 05, 2014 1:55 pm

Hi there,
 
Would anyone know if it is normal that our pups are not blowing their coats? Our four year old has started blowing his but neither of our pups (7 & 9) are showing any signs. We brush the pups very regularly would that be the reason maybe? Our older one was a rescue and he was very matted so we were unable to groom him properly so his undercoat is pretty thick.
 
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PostSubject: Re: Coat blowing in pups   Wed Mar 05, 2014 2:08 pm

I don't think they blow their coats until they get their adult coat in, at 7 and 9 months they still have mostly a puppy coat as far as i know. Rusty has just started blowing his for the first time and he's 15 months old.

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PostSubject: Re: Coat blowing in pups   Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:05 pm

They'll typically miss the first one, maybe two, in their first year before a full on coat blow.
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PostSubject: Re: Coat blowing in pups   Wed Mar 05, 2014 4:59 pm

Mishka blew his coat early. He was almost 10 months when he started blowing his coat. We also live in a hotter climate so that may be a contributing factor.

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PostSubject: Re: Coat blowing in pups   Mon Mar 10, 2014 2:57 pm

London blew her puppy coat about that time but the shedding was so minimal I didn't even notice it until I noticed her coat had a different texture, she's now blowing her first adult coat and OMGGGGG make it stop snowing in my house!!
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