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  1. HELP! Scruffy fur

    Dog Grooming
    Okay, read the not shedding entries. I live in NC. Yes, weather has been more than strange. Went from Winter to Winter/Spring/Summer depending on the day. Wettest Winter ever, but mostly rain. Very little snow. The point is, dogs are barely shedding. The Berner/Aussie mix- 10 year old female...
  2. Figuring Out Dog Collar Colors? Look Here:)

    General Dog Discussion
    If you have a dog with DARK COLORED FUR, try a blue, purple or yellow collar. If you have a dog with LIGHT COLORED FUR, go with a red, orange, or green collar. If YOUR DOG'S FUR IS NOT ANY OF THE ABOVE, or THE DESIRED COLLAR COLOR IS NOT LISTED, contact me in the comments. Also, here is a...
  3. My 4 month old border collie already getting adult fur?

    Puppy Help
    Hi all. I'm a first time dog owner and Border collie owner then of course. I was wondering if anyone could tell me if they think it's okay for my BC to be getting his adult fur at 4 months? I read this happens around 6-8 rather. He has a massive "cow lick" down his back which is quite...
  4. Concerned About Westie's Coat- Help Please? :(

    Dog Grooming
    I have an 11 month old Westie and his coat is not filling in and looks scraggly. The fur on his rump especially is very dry and thick. The face is thin, and there's very little to work with. Is this normal for Westie's at this age? Does he just need more time? We haven't taken him to the...
  5. Is plain soap bad for a dog's skin?

    Dog Grooming
    Scents and chemicals heavily bother me and I can't find a natural dog shampoo without essential oils so I have been only giving my dog water baths for a while and she smells great and is so soft but I feel really bad because I feel like she needs something to really cleanse her skin. I've washed...
  6. Dogforum Lurker Turned Aussie Owner

    Hi all! I'd like to introduce my pup, Daisy. I have lurked on here for quite a few months before taking the plunge - let's just say I am a research junkie & you guys helped. A LOT. Hopefully that image works! If you want to see more of her, you can follow her on Instagram (yes, she is a...
  7. Moving from summer to winter

    Dog Grooming
    We are moving from Australia to Europe with our dog (2year old greyhound). Unfortunately we have to do so in December which means going from very hot summer to very cold winter (probably even snow which he has never seen). Is there anything we can do to help him prepare and adapt to the change...
  8. Help, hair falling out and pests urgent

    Dog Health
    My sister's dog has been scratching/biting his neck so much, he's losing the fur at that spot. What's left in its place are these odd red dots. Any idea what it could be? And how to fix it?
  9. All the fur!! What to do?

    General Dog Discussion
    Hi guys! I need your advices on the following... :D So our dog sleeps with us on the bed... He is our furry kid, and we like having him sleeping with us, but it's starting to be a bit problematic... It seems that from time to time, he's leaving so much fur that there's fur everywhere! Problem...
  10. Help! Very dry fur

    Dog Health
    Here is my dog on the back of him, the fur look not good May anyone know the cause of this? Thanks in advance.
  11. Kyras fur

    Dog Health
    Kyras a 9 month old Jack Russell/Min Pin mix. Her old owner said she had just shed her puppy coat (though I have never seen a dog do this?! I have read about it?!... Anybody clarify?) Anywho, her fur is now very thin and she has quite dry skin. It is thinnest on top of her head and her back...