When the temperature starts to rise, appropriate grooming is important to ensure that your dog stays as comfortable as possible. Here are some tips from Andis Grooming Educator Kendra Otto:
Don’t Shave Double-coated Breeds
Some dog breeds, such as Retrievers and Pomeranians, have a double coat (a soft undercoat and a rougher topcoat), which greatly increases shedding as summer approaches. You might be tempted to shave your dog, but this beautiful double coat allows your dog to regulate his body temperature, so don’t shave it!