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Bergamasco Fur: Knots and Mats and Brushing, Oh My!

The Bergamasco is a rare herding breed with a very distinguishable fur coat - typically referred to as dreadlocks, or even a mop.

This video shows you how to groom the flocked coat of your Bergamasco sheepdog, focusing on the big problem areas: face, ears, legs and tail.

Below the video are a few links for more information on the Bergamasco sheepdog. Enjoy!



Video courtesy of Alp Angel Bergamascos, via YouTube
Flocking Coat Care: Grooming the Bergamasco, via The Dog Breed Info Center
The Bergamasco Sheepdog Club of America
International Bergamasco Sheepdog Association
Bergamasco Dog Breed Information - The American Kennel Club


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