Can a ACD be shaved or thinned out?

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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
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.