shaving the dog

(which is not a euphemism for something naughty) It’s been hot here – I mean really hot and humid – but we have been reluctant to shave the poor dog because she hates it. Well, it took four of us and two hours but we managed to shave  twenty pounds of hair from our little coton de tulear/shih tzu, which is amazing since she only weighs about ten pounds. Here is the before picture:

Before

Before

So here are the after pictures (with one of when we were almost half way finished.)

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Just over half done - but it's the part with the mouth and the teeth.

Just over half done – but it’s the part with the mouth and the teeth.

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There's enough dog hair for another dog

There’s enough dog hair for another dog

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Thank God that's done!

Thank God that’s done!

WP_20130710_019She’s so much happier with no hair – and not having to be shaved any longer.

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