Blowing Coat Question - Havanese Forum : Havanese Forums
Puppy Area * Do not advertise dogs for sale here*

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 07:33 AM Thread Starter
Gryff and Jinx Mommy
ivyagogo's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: New Paltz, NY
Posts: 2,346
Submit Photo: 7
Photo Submissions 9 Times in 9 Posts
Blowing Coat Question

If Jinx hasn't blown coat yet at 11 months old, will he? It was a nightmare with Gryff and Gryff still gets matted all the time. Jinx's fur is so easy to deal with.

ivyagogo is offline  
Sponsored Links
post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 09:00 AM
whimsy's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Chicago burbs
Posts: 4,258
Submit Photo: 2
Photo Submissions 22 Times in 20 Posts
I got lucky and never had a problem with Whimsy...maybe you will get lucky too!

whimsy is offline  
post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 04:52 PM
Elissa's and Ceylon's Mom
heatherk's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2011
Posts: 965
Submit Photo: 1
Photo Submissions 7 Times in 7 Posts
Ceylon never went through a period of intense blowing coat, at least not that I ever noticed. His coat just gradually got harder and harder to deal with until about 10-12 months, then gradually got easier to deal with. He still sheds a lot for a supposedly "non-shedding" dog (I know that's not accurate for any dog - but Cey still sheds a LOT!); somebody told me when I asked about it that some Havs are like that - instead of blowing coat all at once, they do so over a much longer, more gradual period of time. Is Jinx's hair clipped? If Cey's had been clipped I never would have noticed any issues with him, even at his worst.

Also, some Havs just have naturally silkier and easier coats in general. Sounds like you might have gotten lucky on both issues with Jinx .
heatherk is offline  
post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 10:47 PM
Beau's Mom
Beau's mom's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Blue Bell, PA
Posts: 758
Submit Photo: 5
Photo Submissions 3 Times in 3 Posts
Beau will be 2 on 12/21 -- and he has never "blown" his coat. That said, he doesn't seem to have an undercoat. He has very fine, silky hair. If he would EVER let me brush/comb him, I wouldn't have to have him groomed every month! The groomer said he is getting better for her, but not for me. Until/if I find out it's a problem for some reason, I consider us both to be very lucky!

They're not my dogs -- I'm their person
Beau's mom is offline  
post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-29-2012, 08:10 AM Thread Starter
Gryff and Jinx Mommy
ivyagogo's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: New Paltz, NY
Posts: 2,346
Submit Photo: 7
Photo Submissions 9 Times in 9 Posts
Both of my dogs hate being brushed. I don't even bother with it except for their ears and tails. I take them to the groomer about every 3 months and that seems to work. They are both in puppy cuts so they are looking pretty mangy by the time I get them all dolled up.

ivyagogo is offline  

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Havanese Forum : Havanese Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome