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Well from a combination of wearing a fleece all day, dipping in and out of the sea and not being brushed for two days I now have the matts from hell. Daisy is a bit of a mess aswell! ;)

Joking aside, they are so big I actually don't know where to start! She keeps walking away when I try and brush them! Normally I would find a small matt and slowly brush it through however these are so big that I am not sure at which point to start? Any advice dealing with monster matts very welcome otherwise the trimmers are coming out! :eek:
 

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Ok, here we go. The first two are of a matted section of her coat. The third one is an unmatted section. I have a long night ahead of me! :)







Now crying into my cup of tea.....;)
 

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Well from a combination of wearing a fleece all day, dipping in and out of the sea and not being brushed for two days I now have the matts from hell. Daisy is a bit of a mess aswell! ;)

Joking aside, they are so big I actually don't know where to start! She keeps walking away when I try and brush them! Normally I would find a small matt and slowly brush it through however these are so big that I am not sure at which point to start? Any advice dealing with monster matts very welcome otherwise the trimmers are coming out! :eek:
Well you know my plan of attack............Weller will most probably never have a long coat again ;)
Much, much easier to keep the coat short. Good luck with the matts.
 

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Bella has one on her back leg that looks like that. I've trimmed her all over today and have cut into it. It's taking time and will probably take me a few days but she gets so fed up and walks off if I'm at it for too long. I've got some spray from Pets at Home that's quite good.
 

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Hi Sue. It is down her sides, leading to the top inside of her back legs. Also under her front legs. I have never used scissors to get through matts in the past but that might be a good plan to help break into them a bit more. Thank you. x
 

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Sorry Colin, yes Colin ;) what ever you say! :D

I loved being in my happy place, didn't want to come home. But obviously I had to as I have to meet my Cockapoo friends next weekend! :) x
 

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I see, it`s a fine line between fur and matt.


Best I can describe Axl is he looks like a Rasta with waves of curls slightly matted near the skin.
You'll need to watch the bits near the skin. I thought Betty was matt free but they were all right close to her skin where her coat is really think.

i now have to brush Betty's coat away from the direction of growth to ensure i get right to the base of her fur.

Luckily she will now sit still for this!!!

x
 

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Grrr matts ... I hate matts ...

I have been using the Kendal scissor tip too (many thanks Kendal)... and lots of brushing and combing ... and Pet Head detangle spray

It may be time for another Honey trim soon ... I just dont like the thought of these matts being so close to her skin...

(sorry new puppy owners, you have all this fun to come...)
 

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Hi Andrea .. a cockapoo puppy won't have matts but in the early days it is really good to get puppy used to the brushing, combing and bathing .. the contact and trust your puppy has for you starts early .. you could brush your puppy every few days and make it a nice relaxing experience :) :) you will enjoy it as much as your puppy

New puppy advice here ...

http://www.mydogslife.co.uk/category/puppy-buying-care/puppy-care/

And some grooming info here ...

http://www.mydogslife.co.uk/category/health-care-feeding/care-grooming/

which may help a little xxx
 
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