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Jaxx's mom 01-04-2014 04:03 PM

some leg fur is facing a different direction?
 
Jaxx's fur has been like this for a long time, but only on his two back legs. It doesn't bother me or anything but... his fur is just backwards! anyone else have a dog who has a little tiny bit of fur going in a different direction?

Jaxx's mom 01-04-2014 04:05 PM

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Here is a picture- Attachment 158802 the lighter spots are backwards


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jocoyn 01-04-2014 05:17 PM

Grim did too

volcano 01-04-2014 05:22 PM

My Czech sable girl has dirty looking hips like that, the also has long scraggly belly hair. Is that stuff a consideration to show judges?

xtramile 01-04-2014 11:53 PM

Also interested in hearing any explanations or other who have had this. Drago had the same exact thing this past week. It seemed he was "blowing coat" but only on his thighs, and this was the cause? It is slowly going away now that we are back in our colder climate.

HeidiGS 01-11-2014 08:01 PM

A friend's female is doing that, I guess it's kinda like seasonal shedding, It just happens. It would annoy me too lol

Thorny 01-11-2014 08:30 PM

Gunnar gets spots like that, but they are due to the way he lays down.

When I wash him and brush him the coat lays smooth, but something about how he lays sometimes makes it go the wrong way, then the next day it's back to normal. Maybe your pup is more consistent in the way it lays down and keeps pushing the hair forward?

huntergreen 01-11-2014 11:10 PM

seems some brushing would take care of it.


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