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Can you shave German shepherd?

No, you should not shave a German Shepherd unless it is for a health or medical reason, such as shaving a hot spot to treat it. Except for humid climates, their undercoat keeps them cool and shedding is best managed by brushing.

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Regarding this, can you shave German shepherds summer?

You might think that shaving your German Shepherd is a great way to keep them cool in the summer. It's not! Shaving works great for a single coated dog. Their coat will grow back just like human hair does.

Likewise, will German shepherd hair grow back? Another specialty of German Shepherd Dog hair growth (and more so of Nordic breeds) has been called post-clipping alopecia: After clipping (for GSDs this normally means only after surgery), the hair of affected dogs does not grow back at all for months, and total hair regrowth may take up to two years in otherwise

Also Know, why you should never shave a German shepherd?

Reasons for Not Shaving Your German Shepherd A German Shepherd's thick coat provides temperature control – all year round! Cooling in the summer, and heat in the winter. Removing a dog's coat makes them vulnerable to sunburn and to heatstroke. Shaved to the skin, a dog is more prone to insect bites.

Is it bad to cut a German Shepherd's hair?

No, you should not shave a German Shepherd unless it is for a health or medical reason, such as shaving a hot spot to treat it. Except for humid climates, their undercoat keeps them cool and shedding is best managed by brushing.

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