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Marta Orzel
5th June 2011, 05:02 PM
hello got a question.ive got a 19 months old boy and i made an appointment for his castration on 5th july.want to know if his coat gonna change?will grow longer?or will become moulty?ty for answers

mommytoClaire
6th June 2011, 05:07 AM
I can't speak on behalf of a Cav being neutered. But my Cockers coat did not change when neutered.

MadPip
6th June 2011, 08:15 AM
We had Pippin (B&T) neutered at 18months old and his coat became a little thicker and a little wavier - it already had a bit of a wave in it. Nothing too unmanageable though.

denali
6th June 2011, 11:09 AM
My previous tricolour boys coat did not change at all. And my mothers black and tan boys coat did not change either. However he had always had a very fluffy coat and the black and tan always had a harder, more wirey coat. :)

Kate H
6th June 2011, 12:15 PM
Blenheim Aled (who is 4 today!:hppybdy:) was neutered at 18 months while he was in rescue. He came to me with a dreadful coat - huge, long, straggly and cottony - but I think this was mostly due to neglect and bad feeding, rather than neutering. Lots of fish oil and raw eggs later, it is much improved, though still grows quite long in some places (shoulders and flanks mostly) and gets like cotton, so I do trim it a little bit, back to the length of the rest of it. The cottony (as opposed to silky) growth does seem to be due to neutering; some Cavaliers seem to get it worse than others.

Kate, Oliver and Aled

Marta Orzel
6th June 2011, 12:52 PM
ty wery much for yours answers.will look forward to give hom oil and eggs.and what about scratching do i need to put him a elizabeth collar?is yours dogs try to bite stiches?