What Makes Down Coats Puffy?

Answer One of the warmest types of outwear for cold weather is down, also called down clusters, found beneath the outer feathers on waterfowl, especially those from cold climates where the insulation is d... Read More »

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What makes dog coats shiny?

Healthy dogs have shiny coats, according to "The Veterinarians' Guide to Your Dog's Symptoms." Natural body oils put the shine in the fur. This glossiness varies from individual dog to individual d... Read More »

How to Dry Down Coats?

Those thick, puffy, down-filled jackets are popular for their warmth and style, but they can be unusually difficult to clean. The coats are usually made from synthetic materials vulnerable to heat ... Read More »

Down Vs. Wool for Warmth in Coats?

Wool and down are common materials for creating warm winter coats. Both are completely natural, wool being the product of shearing the fleece from sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas, while the term "... Read More »

Who makes coats of arms?

The U.K.'s Royal College of Arms reports that a coat of arms is made by a herald. In the U.K., heralds employed by the College of Arms have complete design control over a coat of arms but take into... Read More »