Show only image

Double coated German Shepherd


The difference is twofold. One aspect is in how many hairs are growing from a single follicle opening. For instance, the Labrador is a triple coated dog, which is why, though the fur is short, it is dense and oily, the better to stay bouyant in water.

A double coated shepherd will have the long slick guard hairs and a second, fuzzier undercoat. These hairs will look finer, but be curlier or wavier, making the slick guard hairs appear to have more volume.

A single coated dog will shed the fur in flat hairs, the double coated may actually look more like a molting, where the fur comes off in woolly sheets or clumps. When a dog "blows a coat", it is often the volumizing undercoat that is lost, giving the dog a slender, sometimes more bedraggled look.

To answer the second question, a big boned dog appears to have substance, thick set and nice solid legs, wide hips without being out of conformation with the breed. Dogs with fine bones are, for instance, the American Doberman, The Greyhound, The Border Collie. Dogs with big bones would be the German Doberman, the Great Dane or the Queensland Heeler. The entire frame appears to have more substance.



Share this article





Related Posts


Dog breeds German Shepherd
Dog breeds German Shepherd

Latest Posts
Why are German Shepherds called German Shepherds?
Why are German…
I have orally cleared this confusion…
Westminster Dog show German Shepherd
Westminster Dog…
The achievements of Covy-Tucker Hill…
German Shepherd Litters For Sale
German Shepherd…
Solid DDR bloodlines, has had her first…
German Shepherd Litters For Sale
German Shepherd…
Solid DDR bloodlines, has had her first…
Labrashepherd puppies for sale
Labrashepherd…
Things to Know Before Owning a Labrador…
Search
Featured posts
  • Rough coat German Shepherd
  • Dog breeds German Shepherd
  • Stuffed German Shepherd Dog
  • Black male German Shepherd
  • Buy black German Shepherd
  • Black and gray German Shepherd
  • Black German Shepherd size
  • Black German Shepherd Facts
  • Cute puppies German Shepherd
Copyright © 2019 l www.alcazarzwinger.com. All rights reserved.