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Can a ACD be shaved or thinned out?

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Teeka

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Barked: Tue Aug 21, '12 8:38am PST 
My ACD sheds like a freight train. Can you shave or thin the hair out? We brush her all the time. And she asks very hot.

Thanks for the advice,
Shell and all my furkids
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Jackson Tan

Lad about town
 
 
Barked: Mon Sep 3, '12 2:45am PST 
No. It will damage the coat and put her at risk of heatstroke. Keep her well brushed and when bathing use a good conditioner to help replace the oils in the coat.
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