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Cowlick on puppy

Discussion in 'Doberman Health Issues and Questions' started by Logan 45, Jul 25, 2019.

  1. Lizbeli

    Lizbeli Hot Topics Subscriber

    @My2Girls Correct me if I am wrong, but is that a cowlick or just the natural pattern of fur most short haired dogs have? I call it the drip line. Where water would drain down when they are wet. However I could just be nuts and I have no idea where I read/heard this XD

    But both of my dogs have had this ridge on their necks.
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  2. Doberman Gang

    Doberman Gang Hot Topics Subscriber

    I have see quite a few Dobermans with those even some winning show dogs. Very common.
     
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  3. Diane Law

    Diane Law Hot Topics Subscriber

    So peaceful!!! Wish I could take a nap !
     
  4. Ingrid H

    Ingrid H Hot Topics Subscriber $ Forum Donor $

    That's just like my boy's cowlick only shorter. Hans' goes almost to his shoulder blades :)
     
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  5. Logan 45

    Logan 45 Member

    Any thing specific you have to do for a collar other than maybe a soft leather one ?
     
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  6. Ingrid H

    Ingrid H Hot Topics Subscriber $ Forum Donor $

    Nope, he's never shown any sign of irritation from having a collar on over his cowlick.
     
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  7. My2Girls

    My2Girls Notable member

    Good question? I just assumed it was a cowlick. My other dobie, Princess, does not have it as pronounced as Shadow. Maybe the experts can chime in. What do you guy think?
     
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  8. Kaiser2016

    Kaiser2016 Active Member

    Kaiser has it like this too but the light has to hit it a certain way. You can see it here coming down from his ear base. It’s the same on both sides. I have heard it called a “seam”.
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  9. JanS

    JanS DCF Owner Administrative Staff Moderator Hot Topics Subscriber

    Wow congrats on your new addition! :congrats: When is she coming home?

    Cowlicks, zippers or whatever you want to call them are very common in many breeds but you can see them better on Dobermans with their sleek coat.
     
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  10. Logan 45

    Logan 45 Member

    Thank you ! :ty:And we actually have her already we picked her up at 6 weeks. So she’s been with us for 2 weeks already and so far so good she’s fitting in and potty training, and crate training are going well. Tomorrow we go to the vet to evaluate her ears for a crop my vet likes to look at the ears before making a commitment to cropping them.
     
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