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loose skin/tight skin?

As odd as this seems as a topic I am curious. Jasper has a very taught coat. he feels all sinewy and tight even if he has an extra pound on him. Cash on the other hand has a very loose coat- it feels literally like he has a fur coat on. If you pet him it is very pliable and moves around. I thought it was just a puppy thing-- but he is still like this after a year --- It adds to his sand bag likeness when he plops on top of you. He is about a lb overweight-- but he has always been like this. Of course these are their personalities too- Jasper is all tight and ready to get compulsive and Cash is all loose and easy going.

What kind of coats to your Hav's have?




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Dora is pretty tight. She was chunky looking at like a year but now she is very slim and muscular. She does have the area by the back of her tail that you can move around though and she likes you to do butt rubs! I think she tightened up and bulked into her coat after that though. Cause she really only has lose skin in that area. Maybe all the chasing and playing did it to her but probably a lot of the agility!

(obviously my only comparison until I get Hav 2- Isabelle is tight all around and interesting you say it goes with personality. My vet wants Belle to start going to a chiropractor cause she is wound up very tight. I think her personality does it to her though!)

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Squirt has loose fur and skin. She is like a soft, floppy stuffed dog sometimes, I love it.

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Well Amanda, I think you need to hurry up and get Hav #2 so you can compare!!!!




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Kubrick is a mixture... there are some soft areas and some tight areas. I can pinch his skin up everywhere but some places are harder to do and some places easier. Does that make sense? I'm not so good at explaining things, am I? LOL.


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All my guys have loose skin, but Scudders is looser than theirs. I can stretch it and knead it. I love his loose skin.





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Linda, isn't that loose stretchable skin yummy. But, with that loose fur coat how do you tell if they are pudgy or not?




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I'm not going to comment on Milo's skin other than to say it's a heck of a lot tighter than mine. Nuff said!

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Hmm..loose or taut skin? I'm not sure but she has the yummy soft as silk hair and is like a soft floppy stuffed dog...that "sandbag-ness" you mentioned. I love it when she lays on my shoulder like that!
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I'm not going to comment on Milo's skin other than to say it's a heck of a lot tighter than mine. Nuff said!
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