Two types of cancer are especially common in Goldens: May I ask what food you are feeding? Maintaining a regular grooming schedule for double coated dogs is necessary. To deprive of a limb or an essential part; cripple Yes, it's good that you discourage your clients from mutilating their dogs. However, I have had some groomers say that it is dangerous to shave labs.
Golden Retriever vs Labrador
I feed my dog Canadae and supplement his diet with missing link. Before you decide to shave your dog remember this: You may also notice an increase in ear and eye infections. You can get a de-shedding tool like the Furminator which is great for my German Shepherd mix, but it may not be the best choice for some breeds since it can pull too much hair , or you can take a trip to the groomer and let them do the heavy work. The dogs do much better and are happier and help the owner as they no longer have to be picking burdocks, branches etc.
Question abut shaving down labs
Thank you for sharing about this! Outside most of the time hunting, sunning, chewing a bone, rolling in the grass and just enjoying the weather of all seasons. The hair looks fuzzy and varies in length all over the body. Nature bears that out in every animal she , herself creates. Goldens are sometimes bred for longer, silkier coats than what is described in the breed standard.
For the top coat, many experts recommend a good quality slicker brush as a must-have. But while both share some similarities, there are also differences between the two breeds that can help you finalize your decision. Discussion in ' The Pub ' started by gdcx , May 20, I only get shaved once at the vet. Regular grooming will cut down on shedding and help keep your dog cooler in the summer. Golden Retrievers also need fully health tested parents, but there is the added risk of cancer in Golden Retrievers to consider. If you are looking for an energetic, intelligent, and outgoing dog to keep up with your active lifestyle, particularly if you have children, the Lab might be the perfect dog for you.