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Wavy Coat

Discussion in 'Grooming' started by Kristi, Dec 27, 2017.

  1. Kristi

    Kristi Forums Novice

    Oct 25, 2016
    South Carolina
    When Luna came into rescue she was severely matted. Not a professional groomer (rank amateur at best), I spent hours combing, brushing & cutting mats and finally bathing and re-brushing. By the time I finished she was literally half the dog she had been. Luna's coat is long and fine but wavy, particularly around her neck, chest & ears. Give or take 4 months later, her new fur-ever mom says she's still having trouble with getting Luna's coat to not to wave. Any suggestions? Luna is a purebred (albeit, perhaps not well bred), estimated to be 6ish, sable & white. She lives in the mountains now, so humidity probably not an issue. Luna had been fed a reasonably good quality food.
  2. Chris

    Chris Premium Member

    Feb 25, 2008
    Northern Virginia
    Some Shelties have a bit of a wave -- it's no big deal. Ears and neck are common places for wave.
  3. Daisy1015

    Daisy1015 Forums Enthusiast

    May 2, 2014
    Some just have wave. It isnt breed standard but can pop even in the best of bred

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