I actually prefer the more plush coat, I do not like the tighter coat.
My boy's mom had a shorter coat and his dad was a long coat, my boy has the perfect in-between coat.
I really like long coated blacks and sables, they are gorgeous.
Sinister "The Prince of Darkness" 4 yr old black male GSD 3.11.09
Draco "Dakota's Unbreakable Vow" 5.5 mth old male Dalmatian 6.30.13
Cats: Chaos, Mayhem, Monster, Wicked