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This thread would be mainly for owners of older Havs who have already gone through several "blowing of coats.

Question: Is the hair more manageable with less tangles or hardly tangles at all?

Dexter rarely has tangles and he is amost 4 years old. Jack is 3 1/2 years, just lately, I have noticed his coat becoming more manageable.



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Pixie is still a thick puff ball, so it's teddy clips for life. Mig is silkier-but they have to match, so teddy clips for him too!

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This thread would be mainly for owners of older Havs who have already gone through several "blowing of coats.

Question: Is the hair more manageable with less tangles or hardly tangles at all?

Dexter rarely has tangles and he is amost 4 years old. Jack is 3 1/2 years, just lately, I have noticed his coat becoming more manageable.
YES!!! Kodi is SO easy now. It's ALMOST possible toforget what blowing coat is like! (sort of like potty training!)


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I'm so happy to read the above! Made my day during these puppy hood days!

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Never had a real big problem with her blowing coat..just darn lucky I guess.
Whimsy is almost 2 1/2 years old and her coat is very manageable. A small snarl here and there once in a great while. I do comb her everyday tho. She has never had her hair cut except when she was spayed and then I think the vet went over board and cut her hair high up on her sides as well as her tummy area. Grows back fast tho.

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I know there are more of you out there. Please post!



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Tillie's hair has gotten tons easier to manage in the past 6 months of so ... she still gets combed out every day and DOES have tangles and hair that comes out, but it comes out easily. She hasn't had a REAL matt in a very long time .... yes, we DO almost forget how hard it was ... LOL I was one of the ones that had MARATHON (3 hrs DAILY) grooming sessions and finally had her shaved down. I don't regret doing that, not one little bit. LOL
I trimmed her down again in March and am letting her grow again. I like being able to ave her longer or shorter, what ever I feel like .. LOL

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Augie's hair has gotten very easy to care for, and since Finn is not hanging from it like he did as a smaller puppy, it is even getting thicker and nicer again. I can go several days without combing, which I don't often do, and it is still fairly easily combed out. Augie will be 4 in October.

Finn is approaching a year and a half, and his coat is a nightmare at the moment. I hope we reach the day where I can say his is easily cared for as well. We are in our third session of blowing coat with him. I am combing so much hair out of him that I am afraid he is going to be hairless. I have never spent three hours a day grooming him, however. Possibly an hour a day when he is bad. If I don't get it done in that amount of time, it doesn't get done. We work on those parts the next day. Of if I run my hands through him during the day and feel a big wad of hair, I will take a few minutes and pull it apart with my fingers. His new hair is coming in very wavy, almost a curl - we'll see how easy it is to care for that.

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Pixie is still a thick puff ball, so it's teddy clips for life. Mig is silkier-but they have to match, so teddy clips for him too!
Jack was also a puff ball when younger, his hair was so fine, like angel hair. He is poofy, but. now the hair has a different texture. His hair has a coarse texture. I still check him for tangles each day, combing is less than 10 minutes because there are no tangles. I will see what the rest of the month gives me.



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I don't brush Rosie every day either now. We can go several days. Then there may be a tangle or two, but nothing unexpected. If I brushed every day there would be none. She never gets any mats under her arms either. I don't trim that hair or belly hair anymore. She does pee on one leg and that will mat. So I have started keeping that part clipped pretty close--doesn't show. She lifts one leg so she pees on the other. I have got to remember to bet baby wipes. We go through to many wash rags in a days time.

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