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Old 02-16-2014, 08:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question What coat is best for africans conditions

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I'm living in africa and here, you all know, time is always hot.
What type of coat is best for this condition? Short, Medium or Long Stock?

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Old 02-16-2014, 08:47 AM   #2 (permalink)
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where you live is Vet care available? what are you going to feed
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Old 02-16-2014, 08:57 AM   #3 (permalink)
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No, here are not Vet care available. I'm going to get a puppy form Europe.
I'll feed him with Royal Canin, i think.

My friends have one Golden Retriever, and he seems to be happy here
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Personally I would think a regular stock coat (short) would be a good choice. I will say that my all black GSD seems to be more susceptible to the heat so something to think about.
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I don't know. You don't have access to a vet and would be importing a dog putting much trust in a breeder. People usually recommend having very good connections and high level of trust importing from Europe to the U.S.

If you are in such a remote location of Africa as to not have a vet within reachable distance I'm thinking it's a real gamble importing a dog.

The odds are stacked against you for a happy outcome:

1) Importing a breed that if not carefully selected is known to have health problems.

2) Dealing with a breeder/broker that you don't know who may take advantage of the fact you're not well connected and in a remote location of distant country.

3) Not having access to a vet.

It could work out but please be aware of the potential hurdles and heartache as well.
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