Why Nursing Dogs Lose Their Hair or Blow Their Coat - Pet Education

A real coat blow happens usually in spring then fall, but depends on the dog and area..
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Your husky's serious seasonal sheds are called "blowing coat." It will look like all of your dog's undercoat is falling out at once, but the blow is actually caused by a new topcoat coming in and pushing the fluffy underfur out. It should take your husky about three weeks to finish blowing coat each shed.
Spayed bitches and dogs only blow once per year. Intact females will blow coat twice per year.
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The Australian Cattle Dog's weather-resistant outer coat is short and straight; he has a dense undercoat. The typical Australian Cattle Dog doesn't shed year-round, but instead he "blows" his coat once or twice a year (think of a snowstorm). In just a few weeks, the undercoat sheds in clumps. The reason boy dogs play all dog parts in long running series is because they don't blow coat to speak of- Lassie was a boy.
Photo provided by FlickrThey of course shed heavily in the spring and fall as light conditions change , like all my dogs, but never saw them
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This is the teenage “blowout” and it takes 6 months to repair it. I reiterate, those of you showing your black danes soaking the dog in a good dog shampoo and a good dog conditioner (with a pH for dogs),then using a on the coat after it is towel dried, will drop out lots of the fluffy dead coat. After you have bathed a dog with a long parted coat, towel dry and then blow dry it to keep it free from tangles. Once the coat is dry, stand behind the dog and place the tip of a comb just over the nose. Then, moving very slowly, comb over the crown of the head, down the neck, and back to the base of the tail, moving the hairs to the proper side to form the part as you go along. Once the part is perfectly straight, spray the entire coat with conditioner to set it. Just because you are anxious to get this dog looking jet black and in the ring, is no reason to destroy the new coat, which will be with you a long time. Now after that knuckle rapping we can move on to the suggestion I have that will help you get this coat blown out, and the new one grown in again. Of course, you are wise enough to get this dog on a (that does not mean just a good dog food), but the things that go with keeping this dog in a state of wellness. If your dog is ONLY blowing out coat due to teenage development or after a litter and the dog is on a sound nutritional program, then this information will apply to your situation.Instead of shedding, where only a few hairs come out, double-coated breeds blow their coat and the undercoat comes out in large clumps. You may think that enough hair is coming out to leave the dog bald, but there is always more fur loosening up. You can end up with full of hair during a coat blow.All dogs shed a bit year-round, but for double-coated breeds, particularly northern breeds bred to be sled dogs, the coat blow is an entirely different issue.The frequency and severity of a coat blow depends on the breed and gender of the animal, the change in the seasons and whether or not the . Dogs can have thicker and denser coats after being “fixed.”