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Why Does My Australian Shepherd Only Get Matted Behind His Ears?

by Josh
(Cincinnati, Ohio)


No matter how much and how often I brush my Aussie, Blue, his fur still gets matted behind his ears. Why is that, and how can I prevent it?

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Rolled collar
by: Neil Coy

I have found that a rolled collar (rather than flat) helps reduce matting around the neck and ears. They are a little more expensive but do the job. Good luck!

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