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Shave and a Haircut: Should You Shave Your Dog This Summer?

shave your dogWhen it’s feelin’ hot-hot-hot and your shaggy dog is looking especially unhappy, it’s understandable why you may reach for the grooming tools. Many of us consider fur to be the equivalent of wearing a down parka in the middle of July; however, fur actually works a little differently than we may think.

Whether you’re feeling the urge to shave your dog because of all the shedding or because you think it will keep him or her cool, Pet Medical Center and Spa wants you to consider the following hairy business first.

Grooming is Great!

Before we get into the reasons you might want to reconsider shaving, let’s first acknowledge how awesome regular grooming can be.