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 Do husky puppies blow their coats? Mine seems to be...

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gclark1990
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PostSubject: Do husky puppies blow their coats? Mine seems to be...   Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:29 am

My girl Shiloh is only 5 months old but this week she seems to have started shedding heavily. Clumps of hair appearing everywhere and loose chunks of fur on her body, if I pinch on her body then I pull away a clump of hair, etc. We brushed her yesterday and pulled out a crazy amount of hair for such a small girl.

Do even puppies start blowing their coat to prepare for winter? I thought I’d read that puppies don’t really blow their coats until they’re a bit older and their adult coat has come in.

Thanks!
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PostSubject: Re: Do husky puppies blow their coats? Mine seems to be...   Tue Sep 25, 2018 12:50 am

I wasn't sure so had to go look.  Take a look at this thread on the Nest which answers the question "How Old Are Huskies When They Start Shedding?"

Apparently they will lose their puppy coat at about 4-5 months ...
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