This is the unexpected downfall of many therapy dogs:
If Tenley's not too "ball driven" he should be OK with that. The other things are dependent on the dog's personality (too friendly, too bouncy, etc.), and…"
"Try a Martingale collar, if that does not work, some therapy dog groups will let you use a Gentle Leader Easy Walk harness or head collar. I still use the Easy Walk harness, I just like it. If you go the head collar route, introduce it…"
"We (National Capital Therapy Dogs) won't test a dog younger than 1. Winnie and I passed our CGC when she was 14 mos old, were "Not Ready" for our first Delta test at about 18 months. We passed when she was almost 2 years…"
"My "desert island brush" is the Chris Christensen 16mm T Brush.
Scroll all the way down, it looks like this:
You'll still need to comb some, but this brush is the "one brush" that I…"
Thanks WinsDad! :) I saw the Northerntails vids on a grooming forum, they’re great aren’t they! I never realized how much I mis-used/abused my blades until I saw those vids! I’m getting the Laube IVAC, but I also considered the Speed Feed and the Wahl KM-2. (I really like how the Speed Feed combs slide on to the clipper, such a smart idea.) I was a little hesitant to get a Laube, heard their service dept wasn’t so great, but I wanted a powerful clipper. I’m glad you’re happy with yours! Its nice to know there’s something that can get thru those thick doodle coats! :)