TIL that shaving double-coated dogs, like Huskies, makes them more likely to overheat in the summer. When their fur is left intact, the outer layer reflects sunlight and allows cooler air to circulate underneath, whereas a shaved coat lets the sun heat their skin directly.

Read more: https://vsas.org/2017/07/why-shaving-your-double-coated-dog-is-not-your-best-idea/#:~:text=A%20double%20coat%20acts%20as,after%20he%20sheds%20his%20undercoat.&text=These%20guard%20hairs%20reflect%20the,the%20skin%20from%20the%20sun

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