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Jessica Barnes
31st May 2007, 02:15 PM
Hi to all. I have a question about my 8 month old pup that I think is a little strange. He has these very long hairs that stick up on the top of his head. And they are getting longer and longer. I'm assuming that this is just a growth stage, but I'm interested in knowing if this is a normal experience. All of our family and friends think it is adorable, but I just want him to not have spiked hair!

Karlin
31st May 2007, 02:25 PM
Welcome to the board. :)

This isn't unusual especially in a young dog -- eventually they get longer and will flatten out.

Here's one of the rescue dogs I rehomed:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/103/300247680_70fc4a6de2_m.jpg

And here's me and two of mine... Jaspar with his stand-uppy hair! :lol:

http://farm1.static.flickr.com/48/126935936_f4c2f6396d_m.jpg

moniechris
31st May 2007, 03:59 PM
Cody has this too :lol: I think it's cute. Even right after a bath and I blow dry it down, it still sticks straight up :rolleyes:

Karlin
31st May 2007, 06:18 PM
Also see the pics posted in the 'Themes' section of the picture gallery -- the current competition theme is 'bad hair day'... :lol:

Crittercall
31st May 2007, 08:22 PM
My Cavaliers have flat hair, but Sasha was accused of having a mohawk the other day. I replied that it was a Ponyhawk in tribute to Sanjaya!!

casshon
1st June 2007, 08:15 AM
I think it is very cute. He may or may not grow out of it. Honey is 12.5 and still has sticky-up bits.
http://farm1.static.flickr.com/178/396906252_c4ef92a671_m.jpg

Bella also has a type of 'cows lick' and that bit of hair just will not stay down. I can mould it into any shape I want - like a mohawk or devil horns :D

Caraline
1st June 2007, 09:42 AM
I think those little mowhawks are totally adorable. One of Beau's litter sisters has one & she looks so cute with it. Her owner/breeder is less than impressed and kept trying to flatten it down. :lol:

Jessica Barnes
1st June 2007, 01:03 PM
Thanks to everyone - I feel much better knowing that my little guy isn't the only one with some hair issues!! And it is kind of cute ;) Not sure if the picture will come through - my first time doing this....

http://picasaweb.google.com/barnes33/Zander/photo#5071064800686940418