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by heinz57Asher
Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:18 pm
Forum: Grooming
Topic: Clipping the fur at home
Replies: 9
Views: 3185

Re: Clipping the fur at home

I live in Alabama and won't be shaving mine but they are indoor dogs. They go out to potty and whenever they want to. We also walk in the evenings now rather then the afternoon. I don't have any do it yourself advice but if you search the archives there might be a suggestion on a type of clippers. ...
by heinz57Asher
Fri Apr 25, 2008 5:59 pm
Forum: Grooming
Topic: Clipping the fur at home
Replies: 9
Views: 3185

Re: Clipping the fur at home

I don't know where you live, but a Chows coat works as insulation against cold and heat. I know there are some people that have their Chows fur shaved into a lioncut (I had it done on Bear once), but it's not really recommended. She'll be much more comfortable if you just groom her often. I live in...
by heinz57Asher
Thu Apr 24, 2008 6:02 pm
Forum: Grooming
Topic: Clipping the fur at home
Replies: 9
Views: 3185

Re: Clipping the fur at home

My only suggestion is to take your time and don't clip all the way to the skin. I have only clipped Holden's hair a few times and it wasn't beautiful but it worked, so I am not one to make grooming suggestions :P That is what we've been doing. Very carefully, lots of brushing and praising; You know...
by heinz57Asher
Thu Apr 24, 2008 9:35 am
Forum: Grooming
Topic: Clipping the fur at home
Replies: 9
Views: 3185

Clipping the fur at home

Hello other chowchow owners, lovers, whatev. I have a dog that is a chow mix. She has the ever-shedding, super-thick undercoat. I was wondering about any techniques for clipping the fur down [for the summer weather]. Shes very well trained, and doesn't mind being touched by the clipper at all, havin...