My experiences with this type of coat are that clipping is the best way to
go and that by the following winter the coat is normal.
At 09:32 AM 12/5/99 -0500, you wrote:
> My sure fire cure for hot spots is to shave the area to get the
>skin to dry out. It works like magic in 2 or 3 days. And while we're
>shaving : I do it all the time with never a problem in regrowth.
> Last spring I recommended shaving to a friend with a collie who has
>one of those dense modern coats. She said it made the summer for man and
>dog. I saw the dog recently and she has a perfectly normal new coat.