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Hi everyone. My little guy Ferg is now 6months old and he is growing into a wild fun guy. His coat has come in quite nicely, except the hair on his head has remained soft? I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this....it doesn’t bother me, if anything it just gives him a little more chaos with long face hairs hanging around! I just have never seen a cairn with the same thing and was curious if anyone else had, and curious if he might eventually develop a wiry face. 


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Whether that face hair is coarse or soft, that is a lovely little face! 

Both of my cairns - one a breeder dog and one a rescue - seem to have softer hair on their faces.  Softer anyway than along their back and bodies.  Not sure what the breed expectation is, but I certainly like the fluff!

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Ferg is a cutie!

Breed standard acknowledges that head hair may be softer than the body.


Skull: Broad in proportion to the length with a decided stop and well furnished with hair on the top of the head, which may be somewhat softer than the body coat.


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Never mind the (beautiful) brindle hair...Just get a look at the mischievous gleam in those eyes!😍


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He is adorable.if he lets you can can carefully trim the floof around his ears.

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