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What can I do?

Select a coat length that is manageable at the grooming schedule you and your groomer have chosen, then maintain that schedule throughout the year. It is a common misconception that an owner should shave the pet in the fall and allow the coat to grow long over winter to keep the pet warm. While it’s true a longer coat can hold heat, a long, matted coat reduces blood circulation in the skin so your pet ends up cold. Not to mention snow and rain gets into mats which can be thick and with no air flow, the mats don’t dry out so skin remains wet. How does your skin feel if you keep wet clothes on after getting caught in the rain? You can take your clothes off, your pet can’t.

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