Top Knot's - Havanese Forum : Havanese Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-06-2010, 06:59 PM Thread Starter
Senior Member
 
SnickersDad's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: San Ramon, Ca.
Posts: 284
Submit Photo: 0
Photo Submissions 0 Times in 0 Posts
Top Knot's

Hi all --

Another silly question from me. I took Snickers to her first grooming appointment the other day. She came out looking really cute with big big BIG fur and her bangs up in a top knot with a cute bow holding it.

Sadly this 6 month old puppy's custom quoif lasted all of about 25 minutes before the bow was out and her bangs were once again covering her eyes.

I tried - really tried to get the [email protected]!n bow back on and her top knot looking good - to no avail. She doesn't much like anyone messing around her head and face under the best of conditions -- with me tugging and twisting her bangs she was about fed up and no it wasn't the best of conditions.

So, what's the secret? I went out to Pet Smart and picked up a package of bows and bands, and a couple of clips. But still can't imagine how to get both the band and the bow on and have it actually stay put for 'a while (like maybe a day?)'. Educamate please!.

Last edited by SnickersDad; 08-06-2010 at 08:50 PM.
SnickersDad is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-06-2010, 07:30 PM
Sharlene
 
Evye's Mom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 3,098
Submit Photo: 3
Photo Submissions 9 Times in 8 Posts
They learn !!! We all went throught what you did. Repitition and it becomes a daily routine habit. I say "pony time" and they just lay down and let the boring deed be done and over with. Repitition, repitition, repitition.

Sharlene, Evye & Bentley's Mom (Taylor too)
Evye's Mom is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 08-06-2010, 07:34 PM
Senior Member
 
Pixiesmom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: South Fla
Posts: 2,815
Submit Photo: 1
Photo Submissions 10 Times in 10 Posts
I, too, feel your pain in that the beauty only lasts about 20 minutes. I stink at putting in top knots, but surprisingly my 10 yo daughter is great at it.

Beth, Pixie Puff and MiG too
Pixiesmom is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Havanese Forum : Havanese Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page
Display Modes
Linear Mode Linear Mode



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome