THREE REASONS YOU SHOULDN'T SHAVE YOUR PET
This summer I have seen so many dogs with their fur shaved off, presumably to keep them cool on the miserably hot days we've had. I recently saw a Golden Retriever at our dog park that looked like the Lion King--all that was left was a tuft of fur at the end of his tail.
In fact, this is the worst thing you can do to your dog and can actually cause him to overheat. Before you plug in those clippers and start giving Fido a buzz cut, read why the ASPCA advises not to shave your dog's fur off in the summertime.