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Short Haired Australian Shepherd?

by Lynn's Human

I have a 17 month old red tri Australian Shepherd and she has never had hair as long as the other Aussies I know, including her own mother, but since she is shedding her winter coat she suddenly has extremely short hair. It doesn't even get to the 2cm! (maybe like half an inch) Especially on her hind legs.

Does anyone know if she is lacking something, or why this can happen, and if it will grow back? Her same age siblings seem to have a regular coat, not as long as the mother but still...

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by: Joe

Our Aussie is pretty much the same way. She has short hair compared to the Aussies.

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by: Anna

You are lucky.
Aussie hair can get thick.
I love the shorter hair aussies.

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by: Robynn

I have 2 Aussies. Neither one of mine have thick hair (it's great since I live in Texas). Their coats are beautiful and very soft. Their trainer just called them a smooth coat. I love the thick coat Aussie, but with the heat, we have a lot less shedding. So I'm happy with the thinner coats.

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