07-22-2019, 04:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Kyllobernese
As your dog has a soft coat, it should grow back in fine, no different than clipping a Shih Tzu x Maltese and it does not affect their coat at all. I know that from experience, not something I read somewhere. A wiry coated breed like a Scottie or Schnauzer, it does tend to make their coats come back in softer and you lose the wirey texture.
My dog has a double coat, which is the concerning thing. Groomers on this forum have stated that shaving a double coat can cause the outside layer to not grow back properly. Soft, wiry, long, short, all of those characteristics are irrelevant to my concern.