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 Post subject: Comments, Suggestions, or Critics?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 9:59 am 
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I groomed Duncan yesterday, and these pictures are the result. Any comments? I am open to constructive criticism. Sorry about the quality of the photos, all I have available right now is an iPod camera, and a squirmy pup. :goof At eight months, he is starting to switch to adult coat, I'm praying it won't be too much of a challenge. Thanks to you all! :lol3


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File comment: This is what I started with, a fluff monster badly in need of a hair cut...
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 Post subject: Re: Comments, Suggestions, or Critics?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 10:16 am 
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I'm no expert but I see a very cute pup. As long as my dog's face is nice and clean between grooming appointments, I'm happy. He looks very nice. :paw

Edited to add: You did an awesome job. I tried to clean up Charlie's face and feet tonight and I didn't do too bad but I didn't do a clean job like you did. I think maybe I'm afraid to put too much pressure on the blade and burn him or pinch him :dk It's only my 2nd time trying, I know we need more practice.

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 Post subject: Re: Comments, Suggestions, or Critics?
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You did a great job Emma :th-up Snicky says you can do her crown anytime :hp Snicky was that age 2 years ago and in the fall time she was losing her summer and puppy coat and it would literally mat over night,and I brushed her everyday, somtimes twice. Just keep brushing Duncan everyday and take care of the mats as they happen and you'll be ok.


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 Post subject: Re: Comments, Suggestions, or Critics?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 4:18 pm 
Nice job!


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 Post subject: Re: Comments, Suggestions, or Critics?
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2012 5:17 pm 
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Great job, and adorable subject! :hp

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Great job, and adorable subject! :hp

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Great job! :th-up

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 Post subject: Re: Comments, Suggestions, or Critics?
PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 1:47 pm 
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Thank you everybody! :lol

Vickie, I rely heavily on thinning shears, maybe that's your problem? Why you don't you post a pictrure, it would certainly help to see his sweet face. :love

Thank you Denise, I will make sure to brush him daily. :goof

Julie, Deborah, and Lucy,
I did a happy dance when I saw your replies! :YAY


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 Post subject: Re: Comments, Suggestions, or Critics?
PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2012 9:30 pm 
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Nice grooming job- especially his head- and what a cute dog! I LOVE his face!

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