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 Blowing Coat & Odor!

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Female Join date : 2014-04-17

PostSubject: Blowing Coat & Odor!   Fri Apr 18, 2014 12:31 pm

Luna is only 6 months old, and even though I read that huskies usually don't blow their coat until they're older, I'm positive she is. I'm thinking it might have something to do with us living in Florida. But ever since she's started she's had this funky smelling odor. It's not like a dirty dog smell (she gets a bath almost every other week because it keeps raining here and she likes to roll in the mud), it's just a little funky. She never had this problem before, so I'm not sure how to fix it. Has this ever happened to anyone else? If so, how did you fix it? Thanks in advance Smile
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Male Join date : 2014-04-19
Location : NH

PostSubject: Re: Blowing Coat & Odor!   Sun Apr 20, 2014 12:14 am

When they're young they don't do too much seasonal blowing, instead its this constant shedding of their puppy coat.
My pup just had his first winter and is not blowing coat this spring (or last fall) which makes me believe that he didn't actually get his winter coat in.

The stink could be any number of things. Dog fur is good at locking in orders from their environment and with a husky coat being good at looking clean, its hard to tell what a husky has gotten into.
If she has gotten into open water, there's a good chance the stink is from that.
You mention mud and rain and bathing every two weeks..
Try to cut it down to once a month. Focus more on keeping her coat DRY as a constantly moist coat will mean bacteria are starting to make themselves at home in that undercoat. If you do bathe, make sure she is completly dry afterwards!
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