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Should you shave your samoyed in summer?

Summer is in full swing, and temperatures are rising in many parts of the country. We know that as a responsible pet parent, you need to do everything you can to keep your Samoyed cool, happy, and healthy. So when you see your furry dog or cat in a thick fluffy coat, you may want to take out your grooming tools and give him a serious summer haircut.

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Take the scissors

Although you and I don’t like to wear multi-layer clothes in hot weather, your Samoyed fur coat actually provides heat dissipation for them. The dog’s coat acts as a heat shield, which prevents it from getting too cold in winter and overheating in summer.
Our pets have several layers of coat, which is very important for their comfort at high temperatures. Depriving your dog or cat of this natural cooling system can cause discomfort, overheating, and other serious risks such as sunburn or skin cancer.

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How to shave your samoyed safely?

Don’t be afraid to groom your pet. It’s OK to give your Samoyed a “summer cut” – trimming their long hair may make it easier to manage. However, it is best to let a professional beautician to a haircut, do not shave to the skin, do not cut your hair with scissors.
If you don’t want to cut your pet’s hair, that’s OK. Dogs with thick fur naturally shed, so they have lighter fur in summer. Remember to brush your dog’s hair often and take a bath frequently, because clean, bristled hair can make the airflow better. Parents should also remember to provide a cool place to take their pets out, and providing adequate water in hot weather is the key!