But the general consensus is that huskies and other double-coated dogs shouldn't be shaved unless absolutely necessary. Doing so won't keep them cooler, and in fact makes it harder for their bodies to regulate temperature. It exposes the dogs to sunburn and potential long-term hair loss.
How do you groom a husky at home?
You'll want to use a brush that has long bristles to help remove the dirt and hair from your Husky's coat. You can also use a comb to help detangle any knots in your dog's fur. Another key part of Husky grooming is bathing. Huskies can get really dirty, so you'll need to give them a good bath at least once a month.
Is it good to shave a Siberian husky?
Shaving a Husky can actually corrupt the regrowth of the fur. It can change the coat's appearance, feel, and color, and also risks ruining future fur growth.
How do you deal with husky hair in the house?
Brush and ”rake” daily, use the vacuum hose on them (if you start young, they usually don't mind at all - some really enjoy it), and make sure to bring them to a groomer experienced in removing undercoat twice a year, because double-coated dogs generally shed this dense, fine inner layer a couple of times a year.
Why can't you cut huskies hair?
The Siberian Husky has little or no pigmentation in its skin. If you shave or clip a Husky, you expose it to the sun without protection. Now you have a dog that can suffer from a variety of skin problems, including allergies, sun burn, and skin cancer. Fur also acts as a protection against insects and parasites.
Why can't you cut a Husky's hair?
Do not shave, strip or clip your husky close. The undercoat insulates against the coat and the top provides protection from harmful ultra violet sun rays and should not be cut short. Never clip your huskies whiskers – they are sensory devices that your dog needs.