German Shepherd Dog Forums - Reply to Topic
Thread: coat problems Reply to Thread
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the German Shepherd Dog Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
08-29-2014 09:08 AM
blackshep Have you checked thyroid? That can do weird things to their coats
08-23-2014 05:44 AM
Originally Posted by lalachka View Post
He's 20 months. Wouldn't I know by now lol?
Not all do. I've been lucky with mine, they are in the the slow shedders group. Midnite hardly sheds at all. Robyn slightly more as she gets older. Since I have several slower shedders it's comparable to having one that blows it's coat
08-22-2014 04:29 PM
lalachka He's 20 months. Wouldn't I know by now lol?
08-22-2014 03:46 PM
Originally Posted by lalachka View Post
how do I know my dog blew a coat? I can't tell
You'll know, your dogs appearence will change fairly dramatically going from thick and full down a thin coat, one of ours looked like a different dog, even Losing her butt tuffs, Lol! Some dogs don't blow their coat and will lose hair more gradually.
08-22-2014 11:30 AM
Bridget The shedding is immense when they blow coat! It is like they are losing every bit of hair on them all at one time. You'll know.
08-22-2014 10:28 AM
lalachka how do I know my dog blew a coat? I can't tell
08-22-2014 09:51 AM
Shade Anytime we get a drastic change of weather it causes Delgado to blow some of his coat (he blows it fully once a year). Right now for the past few weeks we've had a significant cold snap and I've had to really up the brushing to keep up with the clumps of hair flying Craziness!
08-22-2014 09:42 AM
coat problems

Heidi's coat has become very shaggy and sticks out in tufts. I brush her pretty often. Is this a normal senior problem? Or should I be looking for another cause? She eats pretty high quality food and gets Nupro Silver supplement on it. She is on Proin and Rimadyl. Any ideas?

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome