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elizatye
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Oct 30, 2002, 10:35 PM

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Hi,



I owned a puppy, M Shcnauzer. I brought him home 3 months ago. I’m very headache with his hairy ear hole and his messy hair Crazy, especially the hair near his mouth and eyes. Even after combed his hair, a short while, the hair became disheveled again. Can anyone give me a simple advice how to groom a M Schnauzer. Many people advised me to bring him to dog saloon to clip his hair. Should I do so, or can I clip him myself?



I used to clean his ear hole using a cotton bar, and I suspected the cotton was stuck inside his ear hole. I brought him to veterinarian and the doctor told me that there is nothing inside his ear hole. But now his is just keep scratching his ear. What can I do ah .. (I have clean his ear hole every time after I bathing him). I'm very worry lah ……...





Blush a pity dog owner


cdmoo
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Oct 30, 2002, 10:51 PM

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hi elizatype,

welcome to the forum!

i believe there r some members specializing in grooming and/or MS will come to your rescue Wink

meanwhile, appreacite if would u like to tell us a bit more abt yourself in the "Member's Introduction"?

have fun!

Smile
regards,

CD Moo





boon
Doggyman


Oct 30, 2002, 11:14 PM

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Hi ElizaTye

Welcome to the forum, greeting from Penang. FYI, Arthur own few MS, he may be able to helo you.

Boon - I Love Fast Dogs That Hit Hard
You Ask Me To Fight For You, I Give You Freedom & Protection And Then You Question The Manner In Which I Provide It, I'd Rather You Just Said -- "Thank You" --


wkser
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Oct 31, 2002, 12:13 AM

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hi,
welcome to the forum......you can chat with arthur he own three schnauzer........SmileWink

regards
kangser and nous


elizatye
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Oct 31, 2002, 1:31 AM

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Eager in questioning and forget to say hello first........

Wink Hello, friends, I am a new user, eliza, from Penang. An owner of a M Schnauzer, an active, sweet, cute, greedy, 'handsome', lovely puppy.

Thanks for your replies. Hello, Arthur, Arthur, waiting for you ah ..... PLEASE .... I'll very appreciated if you can spend some time to answering my question.


Eliza


boon
Doggyman


Oct 31, 2002, 1:46 AM

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hi Eliza,

oh u r from penang, which part of the island, r u planning to bring ur pup for MKA training, Ginl (a JRT owner, is a she) and myself are attending the training session every sunday 10 to 11:00 Am at japanese gardern in greenland.

Near the Peng Aun vet there.

Boon - I Love Fast Dogs That Hit Hard
You Ask Me To Fight For You, I Give You Freedom & Protection And Then You Question The Manner In Which I Provide It, I'd Rather You Just Said -- "Thank You" --


elizatye
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Oct 31, 2002, 1:58 AM

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Hi, Boon,

Yes, i've attended the training course, started three weeks already ... May be you'll know me..... my puppy is the only MS in the course. I'm joining the junior session. How about you ? What's the type of your puppy ? May be I know you....


boon
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Oct 31, 2002, 2:02 AM

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Hi,

Oh yeah, my one is a labrador, the yellow labrador, the hyper active one... last week was Bonney's first lesson to basic obedience class. In the same class she and other 2 more labbie also. One of them is her sibling.

Boon - I Love Fast Dogs That Hit Hard
You Ask Me To Fight For You, I Give You Freedom & Protection And Then You Question The Manner In Which I Provide It, I'd Rather You Just Said -- "Thank You" --


ginl
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Oct 31, 2002, 5:11 AM

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Hey Eliza,

Welcome to the forum! Wah so you also attend the Sunday class eh....sorry aarr not sure which MS is yours coz i've seen a few of them but mostly they belong to ppl just bringing their dogs to look see look see and sometimes both trainers also bring their MS for a visit....glad u found this site...hopefully you'll get the answers you're looking for Smile

You can also check with Shan or Ms Yeoh on MS tips....both of them are owners of the breed as well.


(This post was edited by ginl on Oct 31, 2002, 5:14 AM)


arthur
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Oct 31, 2002, 6:50 AM

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Hi Eliza,

I have answered your initial question in another thread. Good thing you started this thread which is more to the point. We will keep our discussion here ok?

I understand you have a 3 month old male puppy. There are several ways you can approach to groom your schnauzer. If you decide to keep it as a pet, then you can go for the pet grooming which is basically using an electric clipper (with a #10 blade) to clip away the body hair. The legs furnishing, body fringe and of course the trademark eyebrows and beard should NOT be clipped away or else you wont end up with a schnauzer!

If you decide to show your puppy at the dog championship show, then do NOT clip anything. You will have the adopt the coat plucking/hand stripping method. It is best to start plucking the coat at about 4mths onwards. Plucking away the body hair in the same pattern as electric clipping described above will encourage the growth of the wiry outer coat so necessary for show dogs. Hand plucking the schnauzer coat is part art, part science.

So my tip is this..For Pet coat, take it to an experienced groomer who knows how to groom schnauzers. Ask around for recommendations, demand to see the photos of their work. I have heard too many horror stories from fellow schnauzer owners who literally screamed when they saw their schnauzers after the so called "grooming". Them eyebrows and muzzle whiskers (that are the trademark of schnauzers) takes a LONG time to grow back. After this initial grooming by the professional, you can then attempt to maintain this look yourself. We can discuss this later. Price for a pet schnauzer grooming session here in KL/PJ varies from RM60-RM120. This usually includes a bath, grooming, nail clipping, ear cleaning and hair plucking (The insides of a schnauzer's ear must be shaved bare and plucked cleaned)

Should you decide to show your dog, then ask around for groomers that know how to pluck/hand strip a schnauzer coat. This is the more time consuming and expensive approach as it involves several sessions (typically 4-5 weeks) However, the results are definetly worth it especially if your puppy is genetically blessed with a hard wiry coat. Maintaining this show coat requires time and dedication from your end. Typically, you will have to "roll" the coat every 2 weeks. There are lots of websites out there that shows this process beautifully. If you are interested, let me know. Smile

Rdgs Arthur


arthur
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Oct 31, 2002, 6:29 PM

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Hi Eliza,

Do check out the American Miniature Schnauzer Club website. It has excellent references to pet grooming. Also very informative is the illustrated slide show on the Miniature Schnauzer AKC breed standard. Point your browser to http://amsc.us/index.html

Hope the above info helps.

Rdgs Arthur


lisachew
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Oct 31, 2002, 6:35 PM

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Hello

I am not sure whether hv you heard of the way to clean dog's ears by using alcohol?

Well, I heard of this way before and only recently I got the information on what type of this alcohol liquid that we can use to clean ears.

Alcohol topical type : isopropyl 70%

It helps in cleaning the ears and also kills the mites. Just drop a few drops in the ears and massage it. You can use a cotton bud to clean it too.

If there is any side effect that you know of (anyone??? ) pls share with me.

Thanks
Regards
Lisa


"A dash of lion, several teaspoons of rabbit, a couple ounces of old Chinese men, a bit of a beggar, a tablespoon of monkey, one part baby seal, and a dash of teddy bear." - shih tzu



arthur
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Oct 31, 2002, 7:41 PM

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Hi Lisachew,

Isoprophyl alcohol is also known as rubbing alcohol in the sports world. In the aviation industry where I work, we also use this to clean our electrical connectors. Pretty good stuff as it evaporates away without leaving much residue. Besides alcohol acts like an antibacterial sterilising agent. So it can be used as an ear cleaning solution. No side effects that I know of.

Rdgs Arthur


elizatye
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Nov 1, 2002, 9:35 AM

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Hi, Arthur,

I would like to say thanks first. The info from you is very useful for me. At this moment, I' think it's better for me to look for an experienced groomer, before I know more about how to groom a schnauzer. My puppy likes to play around at the small garden at the back of my house. After he enjoyed this wonderful moment, his body is full of dry leaves and covered with dusts. Some more his coat is quite thick. So, what I have to do now is to clip his thick coat away for easy cleaning. I understand that it is not easy to learn and very challenging, but I still very interested in grooming my cutie baby myself. May I know how long you spend to learn how to groom your schnauzers? For the grooming tools you mentioned, can we find it at any pet shop? Is it necessary to having all for grooming a schnauzer?

From the Magazine and TV, we can see that most of the schnauzer, their eyebrows and muzzle whiskers are really long, as you said, their trademark. But for my cutie baby … of cause, if compare with some other breeds, it's long, but if compare with the same breed, I think it's not long enough … is it because he is still YOUNG … (his is now 6 months old) …. Will it grow some more? One of the reasons why I mad with schnauzer is this special trademark. Ha ~~~ how if this wonderful trademark lost after back from grooming, ah ah ah …. I really cannot accept lah …… NIGHTMARE

I advised by MS Yeoh, our trainer, we have to clean our puppy's ear. What we can do is plucking the hair on his ear hole, I've tried, but he seems uncomfortable and ran away, it is due to pained.

Arthur, I think there are still many to learn from you about the schnauzer.

Thanks a lot.


elizatye
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Nov 1, 2002, 9:39 AM

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Hi boon,

Very sorry, there are too many new puppies joined the class last Sunday, especially labradors. But, I think it is not difficult to know you and your puppy, Bonney, in the class. I think we could know each other on this coming Sunday … um … this Sunday is off ……. next Sunday ….. Hope to see you then.


elizatye
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Nov 1, 2002, 9:44 AM

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Hi, ginl. Yes, I joined the basic class. There is only one schnauzer in the class last Sunday. Ya, he is my loved puppy, Yippi. How about you and your puppy?


elizatye
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Nov 1, 2002, 9:46 AM

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Thank, Lisa. I'll send my puppy to the pet glooming, I hoped they will make his ear cleaned. I really don't know that alcohol can be used in cleaning the ears, because I though alcohol (not only alcohol, all the chemicals) is no good for the pets.


ginl
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Nov 1, 2002, 9:56 AM

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Yeah there were more ppl and dogs than usual last Sunday....i didn't really see your MS coz i was in the other pre novice class....mine is the only JRT over there....the one who jumps and chases the other dogs lol.....hey listen a bunch of us are going to the beach this Saturday at hotel....do you wanna come along? If you like you can either meet us at the Japanese Garden at 8:30am or you can go straight to the beach....let me know ok? Smile


arthur
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Nov 1, 2002, 8:41 PM

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Hi Elizatye,

You wrote..."May I know how long you spend to learn how to groom your schnauzers? For the grooming tools you mentioned, can we find it at any pet shop? Is it necessary to having all for grooming a schnauzer?" We are still in the learning process for Schnauzer grooming. Started about 6mths back. Still have a long way to really master the art! Crazy
As for the grooming equipment, yes! most pet shops especially the larger ones will carry the stuff. Easy to find are the slicker brushes (try to get the soft type), pin brush, metal comb (medium and fine teeth), ear powder and cleaner, hair pullers or hemostats, Kwik Stop Styptic Powder (To stop any accidental bleeding).

Harder to find will be the Andis or Oster clippers (Expensive! Starts from RM450 onwards), barber shears and thinning shears. For the shears, try to buy the best you can afford and get the longer ones (about 6-8inches). Prices start from RM70-Rm500!

For pet grooming, you'll definetly need at least the electric clipper, barber shears, thinning shears, metal combs, ear powder/cleaner, hair puller and slicker brushes.

For show grooming, all of the above plus stripping knives, mousse or hair gel.

Like I said, it's a challenging task but at the same time, very rewarding as well. Typically, we spend at least 3hrs per dog to groom them.

Rdgs Arthur


elizatye
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Nov 2, 2002, 8:14 AM

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It is really interesting but I don't think I can join you tomorrow because I not free in the morning. Sorry and thanks for your invite.Cool.


elizatye
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Nov 2, 2002, 8:21 AM

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I had sent my puppy for grooming today, I brought him back to the pet shop where I bought him ……. Haaaai……. Can you imagined … a schnauzer with a only single large eyebrows Mad Crazy…….Haaaaaaaaai … But fortunately I met a very kind old lady, another pet shot assistance, assisted me to clip back the schnauzer look Cool. But the eyebrows became really short. What I have to do now is to maintain this look first.

Thanks and it is really a long list of the grooming tools. At this moment I only have the metal comb and the brushes, and, I am not sure the brush of mine is the one you mentioned Unimpressed.


Best Regards

Eliza


luckey
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Nov 2, 2002, 11:29 PM

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WHat, you mean the pet shop clipped too much off your dog?


elizatye
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Nov 3, 2002, 5:45 AM

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No lah ! What I meant was his eyebrows. The body shape is OK ! But the muzzle whiskers is out of shape.


arthur
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Nov 4, 2002, 4:33 AM

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Hi Eliza,

I felt so 'geram" after reading what the groomer did to your puppy. Luckily there was a kind soul who managed to restore the schnauzer look back for you. Maybe you have to be around the next time or better still, ask around for a good,proven groomer for schnauzers. The eyebrows will grow back eventually, maybe in 2-3months time.

Have you visited and d/loaded the excellent charts/drawings from the American Miniature Schnauzer Club website? Under the grooming pages, you'll see a picture of all the grooming equipment needed plus an printable picture of the correct offical grooming chart. Do take the time to check it out.

Rdgs Arthur


ccsy98
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Nov 5, 2002, 4:50 AM

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Hi Arthur,

I just started grooming my MS (previously brought her to groomers). Just like to ask you a few questions,
1. you mentioned size 10, but mine doesn't state the size, it just say 1.5mm, is it the same?

2. I can't clip the ear as short as the groomers (both inside and outside) so how can i do it?

3. Do you think it is advisable to go to a professional groomer to take up lesson? (I know of a place that charge RM300 for a 5 hours "how to groom your own dog" course)


arthur
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Nov 5, 2002, 9:29 AM

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Hi Ccsy98,

You asked..

"Q1. you mentioned size 10, but mine doesn't state the size, it just say 1.5mm, is it the same?"

A1. Yes, it's the same. #10 blade will leave hair 1.6mm in length. Generally, the larger the number, the shorter will the hair be eg. #40 blade leaves hair 0.25mm whereas #3 blade leaves 0.5inches.

2. I can't clip the ear as short as the groomers (both inside and outside) so how can i do it?


A2. Have you tried to clip going AGAINST the hair grain? This is how they achieve a close clip. Otherwise, you'll probably have to #15blade.


3. Do you think it is advisable to go to a professional groomer to take up lesson? (I know of a place that charge RM300 for a 5 hours "how to groom your own dog" course)


A3. If the groomer knows how to groom a schnauzer properly and you have seen his/her handiwork, then I suppose RM300 for 5hrs seems reasonable. Definetly worth it if they allow you to test on a live subject as well. The art of grooming does not only includes the grooming proper itself, you must be able to handle the dog properly especially the "difficult" ones who bites, won't stand still, etc...

Hope this helps. Rdgs Arthur


elizatye
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Nov 6, 2002, 5:39 PM

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Hi, Arthur,

Yes! I had visited the website you mentioned. I almost understand that what equipment I needed for grooming my puppy and I already have a simple idea how to groom my puppy. Tongue

A few more question to ask. Smile How often should we groom our puppy? There are many large knots found on his hairs the time I brought him back and I was used the scissors to clip off all the knots. Is this the correct way? Or I should only have to brush off the knots by using the comb?

Thanks a lot Wink

Best Regards


arthur
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Nov 6, 2002, 6:07 PM

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Hi Eliza,

You asked "How often should we groom our puppy?" Ans: No fixed time as it is determined by how fast your puppy hair grows out. But generally, between 3-6weeks period.

You also asked "...used the scissors to clip off all the knots. Is this the correct way? Or I should only have to brush off the knots by using the comb?" Ans: Try using your hands to separate out the knots as much as possible followed by a comb with medium teeth. Remember to hold the fur close to the skin while you untangle the knot to prevent pain for your puppy. Sometimes using a mink oil spray helps to ease the knots by adding lubrication to the fur. If it's really hopeless, then only use a scissors to trim off the knot. Try to snip the knot lengthwise, do NOT cut across the fur. For further info, read the section on brushing from the AMSC website under pet grooming. Hope this helps.

Rdgs Arthur


elizatye
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Nov 6, 2002, 7:32 PM

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Would like to say thanks again to you (also on behalf of my loved puppy). There were really many things learned from you. Smile

Best Regards.

Eliza


arthur
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Nov 6, 2002, 7:51 PM

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Hi Eliza,

You are most welcome.Smile It's always a pleasure to help out another fellow mini schnauzer owner. Here's hoping your puppy's eyebrows will grow back to their original length soon! Another thing, it is not necessary to bath your puppy too often as this will result in their fur becoming very dry and frizzy. Once a week should be enough. (unless your puppy is super active and keeps getting into messy situations!Wink)

Rdgs Arthur


ccsy98
Dog Kichi

Nov 6, 2002, 8:19 PM

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Thanks Arthur,

Will tried that the grooming her ears this weekend. Bought her a little swimming pool, wonder will she enjoy it....

Thanks again!


arthur
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Nov 6, 2002, 8:34 PM

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Hi Ccsy98,

Let me know how it turns out (the ear grooming). So you got her a little swimming pool? How nice!Smile Is it a solid wall type or a fully rubber plastic thingy? I havent tried it yet on my mini schnauzers but I have a feeling they don't like water very much... What they like is to chase birds, bark at cats and play catch with each other.

Rdgs Arthur


bingo
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Nov 6, 2002, 9:13 PM

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hi eliza i m bingo here also a schnauzer fans , may i know u bought your puppy frm pet shop or???
n if u have time, better massage his ears so that wont stand up later like a bunny as mine , but mine he is proper trainned by breeder last time when i ought him , cos his mother only give birth to one, that is mine baby! any yours is salt n pepper or???
mind i f we can share our experience ?
anyway hope to hear frm u soon


elizatye
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Nov 7, 2002, 6:25 PM

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Hi Arthur,

I bath my puppy twice a week, because he like to play around in the garden at the back of our house. And the garden there is quite dirty Unsure . Instead of bathing him, can I just give him a 'dry clean'... like clean with wet tissue or wet tower ?

Thanks and Best Regards.

Eliza


elizatye
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Nov 7, 2002, 6:32 PM

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Hi Bingo,

So you are another schnauzer fans ah. Your puppy is very cute ah. Are you groomed him yourself. Your puppy's ears not only stand up firmly but also seem quite big and cute! You sure you didn’t cut it? Ei.. Somebody purposely sent their MS to vet to cut their ear, so that they will stand up loh! But I prefer let my puppy’s ear grow naturally lah!

I bought my puppy, yippi, from the pet shop 3 months ago, now he is already 6 ½ months old. His is a salt & pepper, male schnauzer. Before I bought him, I already knew about MS in the TV show. I knew that they are very playful and active. I also love his eyebrows and muzzle whiskers very much. That’s why at the first sight of him, I already decided to buy him back.

Good ah! So now you no need to train your puppy ah! I have to. Now yippi knew where to pee pee and poo poo, shake hands and sit. He is very greedy. He likes to eat human foods like bread, buns and … moon cake. Now he seems not so interested in his own dog food, except the biscuit, which he loved very much. Did you fed your puppy with fruit? I didn’t fed yippi with fruits but last week he 'curi makan' Crazy, completed almost a full fuji apple. Fortunately nothing happened to him, like plek plekkkk......Smile

I’m still quite new in Schnauzer. Mind to tell more about your puppy? How old is your puppy… what you feed him… what he love much… what he dislike… is he easy to bath … and etc. Where you bought him ah?



Eliza


bingo
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Nov 8, 2002, 7:04 AM

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hi Eliza, nice to hear frm u ! By the way i did the grooming myself! cos i like to design the own pattern heheh!Smilenow i feed him on Eukanuba Lamb n Rice n i didnt give him fruits.. cos scared may be cirit-birit, n i used to give him Boiled eggs n a little sugar mixed with dog biscuits !! is good for fur n i think u shdnt pampered your puppy , give him only dog biscults , he will sure eat when he is hungry n give me the food , make sure he know that is his n eat when u give him , if he just ignore n thougt can have that meal anytime cos u put it there, so u sdh train him like once u give the food , he shd know he have to eat it n wont hanging around n playing, if he dun wanna eat, take it away ! then he will know , when u give him the food , he have to eat , stop playing!

i bought my boy frm breeder, where u used to know how to obey during bath , he wont jumping aorund when i m trying to dry him up! that is advantages of buying frm breeder, i saw that is one breeeder in penang, even teaching her male puppy schnauzer to pee n poo on paper! that puppy is only 2 months old! but unfortunately she dun have female, only have male , so i , actually love that boy so much , so broad the body structure n nice body! emmm may be no fate for me to bring him back!
so i think if u can ,snapped your puppy photo n u can post it here so u can show your puupy to us!!
Anway thanx for your reply Eliza n what brand of dog food u feed on him?


stephee78
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Nov 8, 2002, 10:45 PM

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Hi Elizatye

I Just brought a Minature Schnauzer , he about 3 months old (Male). They look so cute when they were young.

I'm sorry i couldn't solve your problem but i will face the same problme in future Tongue

Stephanie


elizatye
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Nov 9, 2002, 3:35 AM

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Hi bingo,
I changed yippi for a few brands of dog food already, Pedigree, Purina, Eagle Pack, and now Science Diet. See. I don't know how many brands have I need to change for him again. If he didn't having his food for a day, I will very 'sakit hati' already. I'll try to give him some other foods. But even he doesn't like his own food, he can finished others in a very fast speed. Initially while he just back from the pet shop, he seems love the dog food very much. May be I really too pamper him already Unsure.
You know how to groom your puppy ah. Where you learn how to grooming from? How old is he? Is he still a puppy?


elizatye
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Nov 9, 2002, 3:51 AM

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Hi Stephanie,

Smile Congratulate! You made a very good decision. You will find out how nice, joyful and fun to have a MS. But don't like me loh, too manja my puppy already. If you don't know how to groom your puppy, want to send him to the groomer, better make a research first. And send him to a real grooming profesional. But it is good if you know how to groom your puppy. I'm now begin to learn how to groom my puppy. Wish you and me good luck!


boon
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Nov 9, 2002, 4:25 AM

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Hi Eliza,

Em....initialli Bonney was on Alpo (when she still with her parents), when i bought him back, i give pedigree, after a while and a little of research, i choose not to stick with this, and i move on to Eukanuba, at first she doesn;t seem to like it, but what to do, i gotta to hand feed her ever meal...heheheh manja too much, she was on Eukanuba for 2 15KG pack (about 2 months), but i still not very happy with this, so now i finally settle with the natural formulated kibble which doesn;t conitan BDH,BDT perservative that will eventuallu cause cancer for your furkids. So now i am about to change to Nutro Natural Choice with wil get rids of most of the _______by meal ingerdients. Innova will be in my list as well. I will try these two out one by one and see which fit Bonney best. Is up to her to choose anyway.

I will mixed with some milk (low fat milk) in the kibble if she don't feel like want to eat, for her dinner, i will either mixed with boiled chicken breast (boneless) or beef.

This make her happy enough to finish her meal in a reasonable amount of time.

Hope this help.

Boon - I Love Fast Dogs That Hit Hard
You Ask Me To Fight For You, I Give You Freedom & Protection And Then You Question The Manner In Which I Provide It, I'd Rather You Just Said -- "Thank You" --


arthur
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Nov 9, 2002, 6:21 AM

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Hi Eliza,

By all means you can dry clean him. After a walk round the neighbourhood, I will brush out the dirt and other stuff that gets stuck in their fur especially the leg furnishings. After that, I wipe them with a damp cloth starting from the muzzle, body, legs and finally their paws. Another tip, after their meals, try to clean the beard with a tissue paper, ideally the big kitchen paper towels. Minis are clean doggies. If they smell, it's normally either from their ears, eyes or beard. Maintain the cleaniless of these 3 areas and you'll get rid of the smell. Twice a week, I also brush their teeth.

Rdgs Arthur


boon
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Nov 9, 2002, 11:47 AM

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Opppss..correction, the write perservatives using by other regular dog food is BHA and BHT.....Blush sorri for wrong info given.BlushAngelicWink

Boon - I Love Fast Dogs That Hit Hard
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elizatye
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Nov 9, 2002, 10:20 PM

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Hi Boon,
I never heard about these two brands of dog food before. Can it be find in Penang? I used to hand feed yippi too, ha ha ha! Sly You mix your puppy's kibble with milk. Is it for human or for doggie?
I'll try the boiled chicken breast way. Hope yippi will love it.
Thanks a lot n Best Regards.
Eliza


(This post was edited by elizatye on Nov 9, 2002, 10:35 PM)


elizatye
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Nov 9, 2002, 10:39 PM

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Hi Arthur,
Thanks, Thanks, and Thanks a lot. Smile

Best Regards
Eliza


boon
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Nov 10, 2002, 11:30 AM

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Hi Eliza,

I think u can't find it in Penang, i bought (actually reservered, thanz to Moo) from Taipan (USJ10), my friend will carry the 18KG pack sell at 15kg price for me this coming tuesday. U can check out more about Nutro on www. nutroproducts.com and Innova from www.naturapet.com

Will u be going for training tomorrow ? See u then. I will probably bring my digital camera to take some shots and upload it here.

Khoo : need ur help to publish it. Thanz in advance.

Boon - I Love Fast Dogs That Hit Hard
You Ask Me To Fight For You, I Give You Freedom & Protection And Then You Question The Manner In Which I Provide It, I'd Rather You Just Said -- "Thank You" --


ccsy98
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Nov 11, 2002, 7:13 AM

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Hi Arthur and everyone who loves dogs....

The ear grooming went on real well, but I didn't clip it too near the skin, coz her ears are not like the breed standard (flat triangle), it's stick a bit high up, so I kept some of her hair to bring it down....

i tried clipping my mom's earings on her to bring the ears down but she didn't like it, so I gave up...(didn't know that her ears will turn up this way, or I would have brought her to the vet) but she look quite cute and alert now(has a effect of cropped ears)

And the pool, well she didn't quite like it, but she love the treats i threw into the pool for her to fetch!!!


ccsy98
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Nov 11, 2002, 7:40 AM

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Hi Everyone!

It seems that most puppies go through the stage of not eating their food. My Goofy also did that once for about a month....I tried everything from adding milk, rolled oat, cornflakes, a bit of sugar to make her eat....but no...she won't....so I took it away and feed her again at night....but she just eat a bit...started to worry and wanted to change her dog food....

But after a month....she started eating again....not just eat, she gobble her kibbles. Hmmmm....wonder why they refuse to eat?


elizatye
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Nov 11, 2002, 6:10 PM

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Hi Boon,

I had tried to mix boiled potato and boiled egg into the kibble, yippi love it and finished in a few minutes Smile. But I don’t know whether this is the best way to feed him.



Thanks for your info.

Best Regards.

Eliza


khoodouglas
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Nov 11, 2002, 11:47 PM

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Hi Bingo. I'm Doug. Currently I'm in Singapore. Intended to come back soon maybe beginning next year. was looking for a male Schnauzer preferably new born. Hope you could help me out. Thanks a bilion.

Let me know. khoodouglas@hotmail.com ;)


shiryne
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Nov 15, 2002, 9:26 PM

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Hi,

I own a M schanuzer too, his is three months old, name Malcolm :):)

For the ear problem, i think should be ear mites, very common problem for puppy, you can bring him to se vet and they will advise you what to use. Malcolm have the same problem when he is 2 month old, took him about 2 weeks to recover, not too worry about it.

For grooming, i bring my Malcolm to grooming center once a week, to do the bathing, cleaning the ear, nail cutting and hair styling. I think malcolm hair style very easy to maintain, i only need to comb him once a day :):)

Hope i can slove some of your problem.



Shiryne


elizatye
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Nov 16, 2002, 12:37 AM

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Hi, Shiryne,

Thanks. I'd send my puppy for grooming and the groomer had cleaned the hair on his ear hole. Now his ear’s problem was solved. I also used the medicine provided by the veto clean his ear. Everything is fine at this moment Smile . You bring your puppy to grooming centre once a week. Did our puppy need to groom so frequently Unimpressed ?

Eliza




stephee78
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Nov 16, 2002, 6:06 PM

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Hi Shiryne

May I know which grooming center do you go to and roughly how much does it cost for grooming ? Is this grooming center professional? Do you have Malcolm picture ?

Because I'm looking for a grooming center for my Garry ... his hair had grown and now he hair is so messy .... Unsure

Regards,

Stephanie



shiryne
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Nov 17, 2002, 12:08 AM

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Hi Steph,

You can give me a call at 0123779994. Actually the grooming center is called Groomingdales. They are trained overseas. Give me a call and may be I can tell you how to get there.


stephee78
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Nov 18, 2002, 4:52 PM

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Hi Shiryne Groomer are trained oversea, must be really expensive roughly how much does it cost cause my boy friend need to bring his dog for grooming too ... which part of KL or PJ is the shop in .. Thank You Steph


shiryne
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Nov 18, 2002, 7:39 PM

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Hi Steph,

The grooming center is located at KL. Charges is bit expensive, but i think is really worth it.


stephee78
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Nov 18, 2002, 7:53 PM

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Hi Shiryne

Which part of KL and How much is it ? Thank You

Stephanie


shiryne
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Nov 18, 2002, 8:04 PM

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Hi Steph,

The charges is from RM 80 to RM 150, if i am not mistaken. For Malcolm case, i am joing the yearly programme, so it will be totally diffrent. Pls call my mobile at 0123779994, so i can tell u the actuall location, i dun think i can give u the URL now, coz the forum will delete my post Wink. thanks


stephee78
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Nov 18, 2002, 8:50 PM

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Hi Shiryne

Thanks ... ok i'll call u during lunch hour is that ok

Regards


elizatye
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Nov 22, 2002, 10:01 PM

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Hi, Arthur,
I had bought the mink oil from the vet. Can you please let know how to apply the mink oil to my pup coat? Apply everytime after bath and before dry the coat… or after dry his coat… or just apply while need to untangle the knot.
Thank and Best Regards.


arthur
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Nov 23, 2002, 7:41 AM

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Hi Eliza,

During the days in between baths, before you brush the coat, apply the mink oil spray. Besides the cosmetic value, it also helps to prevent hair breakage and ease tangled knots. Use it when the fur is dry.

Rdgs Arthur


elizatye
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Nov 23, 2002, 7:43 PM

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Hi Arthur,
Thanks. Smile
Eliza


arthur
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Nov 30, 2002, 5:09 AM

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Hi Eliza and fellow Schnauzer owners..

Just found out that there is a schnauzer grooming demo to be held next month in Singapore by an established and famous Mini-Schnauzer breeder from America. Check out the details under the Breed Specific, Utility group - Minischanzuer Grooming Demo thread.

Rdgs arthur


elizatye
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Jan 7, 2003, 8:31 PM

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Hi, Arthur,

Sorry to troubling you again Tongue . Is ear powder really necessary when we pluck our furkid's hair inside their ears?? What brand are you recommend?? Yippi now is willing to let me pluck the hair inside his ears already Wink ... hee hee...

Thanks and Best Regards

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jan 7, 2003, 9:39 PM

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HI Eliza,

How are you and Yippi ? I send my Gary for grooming last month, he look so handsome after groom. He was so tired after grooming, casue he can't move around but only stand or sit on the table for 3 hours.Have to groom again after Chinese New Year. For long term, I think is quite expensive. But nevermind after chinese new year , got lot of ang poh ... Wink

Regards,

Stephanie


arthur
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Jan 7, 2003, 10:45 PM

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Hi Eliza!

You asked.."Is ear powder really necessary when we pluck our furkid's hair inside their ears?? What brand are you recommend?? " Using the ear powder will greatly help to get a good grip on the stray hairs so that when you pulled them out, it comes out nice and clean. Highly recommended and Yippi will thank you for it. Any type of ear powder out there should be good enough to do the job. If possible, take a small sample with your fingertips and rub them together. You should feel a good grip with nil slippage.

Yippi is such a good boy to let mama pluck his ears! Give him a treat from unc Arthur!Wink

Rdgs Arthur.


elizatye
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Jan 8, 2003, 1:02 AM

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Hi, Arthur, Thanks again from Eliza and Yippi. Smile


elizatye
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Jan 8, 2003, 1:16 AM

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HI, Stephanie, Me is just fine and Yippi is very fine. Happy to hear that Gary have a handsome look after groom Smile . Do you have the recent photo for Gary. I will send Yippi for grooming probably next week, before chinese new year. Heard someone said that the grooming price will raise a bit in Penang before chinese new year Crazy.

Smile Eliza


jaz
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Jan 8, 2003, 3:32 AM

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hie there.. okay.. my dog may not be a schnauzer but silky do have hair in thier ears as well! :) my question would be that is that the ONLY purpose of ear powder? I went to the petshop the otherday, and wanted to buy the powder, but instead, i was ask to purchase some form of liquid that was ask to be pumped into Jaz's ear after bathing.. leave it for a minute or two and then uses the cotton bud and clear her ears... does this sounds right to you? Eveytime i spray the liquid into her ears, she will go crazy as they do not like liquid to be in thier ears.. any advise?


ashley
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Jan 8, 2003, 6:48 PM

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Hi Liza, Ya my ginger also don't like me to spray the liquid to her ear so i just spray to cotton bud 1st than clean her ear. I know they will get crazy and keep on scratch. May be u can try n see !!Sly
~~~ AsHLeY ~~~

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jaz
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Jan 8, 2003, 6:53 PM

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oh yeah hor!! why didn't i think of that! silly me! but what exactly does the liquid do??? kill mites?


stephee78
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Jan 8, 2003, 6:56 PM

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HI ,

How come some of the doctor / groomer said we have to use cotton bud and one of the doctor told me not to use it? So should i use cotton bud or not?????

Regards,

Stephanie


jaz
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Jan 8, 2003, 6:59 PM

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if we don't use cotton bud then what do we use?? i can't think of anything else!


stephee78
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Jan 8, 2003, 7:06 PM

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Hi Eliza

Here are the picture of Gary Sleeping on the floor.... his hair is a bit long .. i took it last week....

Regard,
Stephanie
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elizatye
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Jan 8, 2003, 7:31 PM

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Hi, Lisa,

I think the liquid and the powder both have different usage. The liquid is used to clean the ear hole and the powder is used when we pluck our furkid's hair inside the ear. But I am not so sure. Mrs Yeoh told me that the hair inside our furkid's ear should be pluck off if the ears are cover by the hairs. I am not sure that whether jaz's ear are cover with hair but yippi yes Crazy ... So I have to puck the hair off.

Smile Eliza


ashley
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Jan 8, 2003, 7:33 PM

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hi liza, yup i think the liquid is for kill the bacteria. But last time i use this liquid for my hamster also. The purpose is prevent the odour smell. So actual the purpose is what i also not sure ?Tongue may be somebody can help us!!Sly

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Hi stephee , if we dowan use cotton bud than what should we use ? i see the vet doctor also use the cotton bud for the pet! is it any reason?Unimpressed TQ!!
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elizatye
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Jan 8, 2003, 7:42 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

You have to be very careful when you use the cotton bud to clean gary's ear. Don't let the cotton stuck into gary's ear loh. I used to do so TongueUnsure... Try to buy the cotton bud with good quality, although will be a bit expensive but it is worth.

I think that all the Schnauzer's coat of their body and fore head is curly while they grow long. Yippi's too. I always like to view the picture of the schnauzers Wink. You can get Yippi's pictures is in the photo gallery.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jan 8, 2003, 7:55 PM

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Hi Eliza,

I actually took Gary video but is really difficult to take, every time I wanna record, he run over to me and sit on my lap, so I have garb his toy and throw it to another side so that he will be away from me but after he garb his toy he run back to me again. So naughty boy…


He is about 4 or 5 months he still doesn’t know the way to do his business, is was so strange. Sometime he knows it and sometime he doesn’t, at least once a day in the living room and the rest is in the toilet. My dad was so mad about it, I really dunnno what I can do. Unsure



Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Jan 8, 2003, 8:17 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Ya loh, I also very difficult to take yippi's photo too. Most of the times I will have to hold a biscult on my left hand and the camera on my right hand Wink. So from the photo you can see that yippi's eyes are always focus on my left. ha ha Sly...

Luckly, yippi is now totally done his business in the collect place, his crate (2 out of 5) or the toilet (3 out of 5). I trained him to pee and poo in the crate too is b coz sometime the bath room's floor is very wet or occupied by someone, so he have to pee or poo in the crate. You should take some time to train gary and be patient. Gary will do the things well like yippi, b coz they are Schnauzer Wink .

Smile Eliza


ashley
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Jan 8, 2003, 8:24 PM

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hi eliza, r u always pluck off yippi ear hair cos i seldom pluck off my heihei hair i scare she pain loh! When u bath yippi r u bath his face also ? i men around his face's fud ? Unsure TQ!!
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elizatye
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Jan 8, 2003, 8:59 PM

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Hi, Ashley,

Umm... Actually I am not doing so well in bathing Yippi Unsure. I will bath his face too, but had read some articles that we should not let the water get in out furkid's eye, ear and nose. But I really don't know how to hahdle his loh... but I already try my best to be very careful while bathing his face.

Yes, I will pluck the hair inside yippi's ear. I have to do so, b coz there are many hairs cover over yippi's ear hole. Our trainer said that if we didn’t pluck the hair off then this would be a good living place for the mite or bacteria Crazy. I will pluck a small amount at once. I am not so sure about shih tzu, but I think it should be same for all the dog/pup. You better check that if heihei’s ear hole is cover over with hairs. If answer is yes, I think you have to do so too… Probably you have to ask for advice from the shih tzu professional.

Smile Eliza


jaz
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Jan 8, 2003, 11:37 PM

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I was just checking her ears last nite while watching tv and i found NO HAIR!!! hahahahha!! just some ear wax.. which i uses the cotton bud to stick it out that's all, so i suppose ear powder is no use for me then!


jaz
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Jan 8, 2003, 11:40 PM

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wah lau, ashley! are we talking about the same liquid! why you use it for your hamster? hey, are you sure you are able to cope with so many animals???!!! now Moon has delivered, i am sure your house is a party right now! Laugh


arthur
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Jan 9, 2003, 6:08 AM

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Hi Ashley,

The liquid ear cleaners are used to clean out the wax buildup inside.(This is the smelly stuff..Yucks!) There are 2 ways to clean/remove the wax. One is by mechanical means using a cotton bud that is soak in a ear cleaner. As the dog's ear canal is not straight but rather like an L-shape with a right angle bend before reaching the eardrum, it is normally quite safe to use the cotton. Personally we do not use the cotton bud but rather we use an hemostat (kinda like a scissors but no cutting edges, instead it has a grip to pull hairs) We wrap the cotton around the hemostat tips and soak some ear cleaner or (frontline if we find ticks inside) to clean the insides of the ear.

Recently however during the grooming demo in Singapore, the groomer showed us her technique of cleanin ears using a liquid call Ear Zap. It is alcohol based so it evaporates completely away and really clean the ears. She uses a syringe and simply squirts in inside the ears several times to flush out the waxy residues. Simple and efficient.

Rdgs Arthur


jaz
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Jan 9, 2003, 10:18 PM

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now this is interesting..
  • Frontline, I've just start using it for my dog this week.. and what i did was just to pour it behind my dog's neck and leave it there.. is this correct? How long before the next application is needed and after applying it, how long before would you recommend to bath the dog?
  • Would it be harmful to soak the cotton with frontline and clean our dog's ear?
  • Where do we usually purchase the hemostat from as I agree that cleaning the dog's ear is not very easy and visible.
  • The pet shop owner asked me to spray the liquid directly to my dog's ear and leave it there before cleaning, my dog got really irritated and i suppose this is not a good thing to do, right? As i wouldn't like someone spraying liquid directly into my ears as well!
  • Jaz is a silky terrier and i simply don't see much hair in her ears, so i suppose plucking them or applying ear powder is not necessary in this case?



ashley
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Hi arthur, u mean we don't use cotton bud but cover the cotton to the hemostat tips . I understand lia TQ!! But the thing very sharp right when we clean their ear will coincident poke to thier earCrazyPirate..

i will try to do it!!
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Hi Liza nop lah the hamster already pass to my freind cos always kena bite by hamstersPirate. I think i told u the liquid is purple label not frontline loh!! for frontline u use for jaz i think is a small packet like we buy the packet shampoo?? right!! U can use after half year. The pet shop owner took me don't bath around 3 days to one week !!
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jaz
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Ashley, the hemostat is not sharp at the edge, it's actually quite blunt. just roll the cotton around it to look like cotton bud and clean the ears i suppose. Yeah, I've started using Frontline the other day, what i did was just to pour the liquid behind jaz's neck and let it dry, right?


ashley
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Jan 10, 2003, 1:23 AM

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Liza i think is like this loh!!
where u buy the frontline and how much?
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jaz
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Jan 10, 2003, 1:38 AM

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i bought it from K9.. most of my stuff are from there... :) hey, the frontline is quite expensive you know, but since they say can tahan a few months so i buy :)


arthur
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Jan 10, 2003, 8:30 AM

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Hi Jaz,

To answer your queries..
  • Frontline, I've just start using it for my dog this week.. and what i did was just to pour it behind my dog's neck and leave it there.. is this correct? How long before the next application is needed and after applying it, how long before would you recommend to bath the dog?
    • Looks like you are using the Spot On version. However for a small breed like Silky Terriers, personally I would rather use the spray as I feel this would give better coverage. However, there's no harm in using the Spot-on version. Typically it lasts for at least 3 weeks and maybe up to 6 weeks. Generally we bath the dog first and later apply the frontline. Once applied, wait between 2-3days before the next bath.
  • Would it be harmful to soak the cotton with frontline and clean our dog's ear?
    • None so far from my personal experiences.
  • Where do we usually purchase the hemostat from as I agree that cleaning the dog's ear is not very easy and visible.
    • Most pet shops will carry this tool. If not, try the vets. Sometimes they stock them as well.
  • The pet shop owner asked me to spray the liquid directly to my dog's ear and leave it there before cleaning, my dog got really irritated and i suppose this is not a good thing to do, right?
    • I would only spray an alcohol based cleaner directly into the ears as it will evaporate completely. As for getting irritated, well, it's really a matter of getting used to it I suppose.
  • Jaz is a silky terrier and i simply don't see much hair in her ears, so i suppose plucking them or applying ear powder is not necessary in this case?
    • Can't really comment on this as I am not familiar with the Silky Terrier breed standards. However as a general rule, the insides of most breed's ears do look cleaner when plucked cleaned of hairs. However I personally leave a wee bit of hairs behind to maintain the natural wicking action to draw any moisture out of the ears.


Hope this helps. Rdgs Arthur


jaz
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Jan 10, 2003, 5:21 PM

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Thank you so so much!!! this really clear my doubts now. I would agree that using the spraying version of frontline would be better, that's what i am going to get next from the pet shop.. thank you very mucha again for the useful tips :)


arthur
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Hi Jaz,

You are most welcomed. Glad I could help. Happy grooming! Rdgs Arthur


stephee78
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Feb 14, 2003, 5:25 PM

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Hi Arthur

Is Schnauzer have several size. Cause lot of people said my Gary is not a Minature Schnauzer. I think he is quite big size... but when i brought him from the shop, the sales said is MS and they said his Certificate is also stated as MS... can i go complaint or somehting.... Frown

Regards


stephee78
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Hi Eliza

How are you? Gary Know where to do his business now but one thing he started to bite thing like shoe and thing that can bite, even the door too ... until one day he bite one of my dad shoe and my dad was so mad, Gary was so scare he ran under the chair and hide but my dad just carry the chair up and pull him out and start scolding and hit him... pity him .. He must be really scared cause he did not make a noise when he got scold and hit .....Pirate ... Really dunno what to do about...

He actually know that he is not suppose to do that but he still do it... every time he did something wrong. I scolded him, give him the seriuios look and he knows it.. His head started to look down and sit quietly and give me those innocent look...

Is Yippi like that.. or is it boy are more naughty ...

Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Feb 14, 2003, 7:31 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Same thing happed to Yippi too. He likes to bite things, like slipper, clothes, tower, tissue, plastic bag, newspaper, plant and everything can be find in the floor. When we drop something to the floor, we have to pick it up in very fast speed, or else it will be disappear, then we can see Yippi chewing something in the corner and the thing is in his mouth already UnsureCrazySlyLaugh ... Every time he bite something that not suppose to bite, I will scold him and replace the things with his chewing toys ...

I think not only Schnauzer, most puppy like to bite things especially shoes. Some of the pet shop is selling some puppy toys in shoes’ shape. But had advised by someone not to buy this type of toys for our fur kids b coz he will think that the things in this shape (our shoes), is their toys, could be bitted.

Yippi is very lucky, all the members in my family seldom scold and hit yippi b coz they love him very much. My sister and me be the 'bad man', only we will hit and scold him. Ya, Yippi will know that I am scolding him too and will sit or lying down on the floor quietly and showing his innocent face. I always cannot tahan his innocent face and keep smiling. Then he will know that I am no longer angry already and goyang-goyang his tail and come to me. I know that sometime I am too manja him but I really can’t angry at his pity look Tongue. But one thing is when I raise the newspaper roll, he will stop what he is doing.

Hey, don't worry, Gary is still a puppy Smile. Be patient and give him a proper training.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Feb 14, 2003, 8:02 PM

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Hi Eliza

You are right, that most of the puppy is like that but I think male puppy is more active, female is a lot better. This is my first time raise a male puppy. But I can see the different between female and male. Female is a lot quiet and they always wan you to touch her and etc …. But male when you try to touch him, he will start playing with you, they are like very active wanna play all the time.



I think we should buy those toys that look like a shoe, which will confuse them of which is allowed and which is not.



I really cannot tahan their innocent look too, but no choice have to do it else he will continue the same mistake. Me too I will start smiling.Sly



Yupp have to be patient just like raising a kid Tongue

Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Mar 5, 2003, 10:52 PM

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Hi, Arthur,

I was done my first grooming (trimming only) to Yippi yesterday Cool. Really happy and can’t wait to share with uncle Arthur leh. But so pity of Yippi b coz his mom had accidentally clip his ear till bleeding Pirate. Didn't bought the powder you mentioned, immediated used the ice to stop bleeding. Sakit yippi’s ear, but sakit his mom’s heart...

Ho~~i… It is not easy to trim a schnauzer leh, the most difficult part is the ear, the face and the belly area. It took me almost 3 hours to complete the grooming, trimming only loh.... Frown No wonder the groomer charge so expensive for grooming a schnauzer.

Will post the photo for uncle Arthur's comments when the photo is ready Tongue.

Smile Eliza


arthur
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Mar 6, 2003, 6:41 AM

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Hi Eliza!

Congrats on taking your first step into self-grooming Smile! Much of the Schnauzer charm is lost when the doggie is not groomed properly. A well groomed schnauzer is one of the smartest looking breeds around which is a source of joy and pride for the owner..

We all learn thru mistakes...Tongue Giving a pet groom is a good start. As you have found out, knowing how to groom is one thing, learning to control or handle the doggie is another. And yes, the face is one of the challenging areas to groom especially the eyebrows. One mistake and oops! the result is difficult to hide...Unsure

Do post the pics..especially if you have the before and after pics. Yippi must be soo handsome now!

Rdgs Arthur


stephee78
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Mar 12, 2003, 5:48 PM

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HI Eliza..

Happy to hear that you groom for your Yippi .. i think is really difficult to groom for Gary cause he will move around and turn here and there, especially his face and neck.

Last Weekend i went to Genting with Gary he was so happy, he run around at the Out door car park infront of the Genting Hotel. We paly hide and seek. SO cute ... When he saw a group of people coming toward him he will start barking and but after that he start playing with them. After the group left another couple is a Malay come along... he thought ppl wanna play with him again , so he run toward them. Silly boy ...Laugh

By the way, i want to upload Gary picture to the Photo Gallery, but i'm not sure how to upload, please advise. Thanks

Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Mar 12, 2003, 7:41 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Wow, so lucky of Gary, enjoyed the cold weather in Genting Cool. Which hotel were you staying in Genting. They allowed you to bring Gary in meh?? Please show me how, may be I can bring Yippi along next time. When Yippi meet with the stranger, he will bark too. But he not means to fight. If the people say hello to yippi, yippi will be very happy and just shake shake his tail and play with them Smile. But most of the time the people will go away Frown.

Yah loh! Not easy to groom yippi. I was not using the grooming table, I just used a normal table, Yippi was move around and turn here and there too. Ha Ha Ha.... When I was doing the grooming, this sound you can heard in my house, “sit sit yippi… stay yippi… sit sit… come come… kuai lah…yippi ~~~~” (repeat and repeat....) SlySlySly.

To upload picture to the photo gallery, first…… you have to register Cool. You must have you photos in jpg format (not sure can be other format or not, for example bitmap). Then you click on the “Upload Photos” on the right top corner in the page. Select and enter the necessary data. To include the photo, click on the “Browse” button, select the photo you want to upload, click on “Open” button. Then click on “Upload/Submit” button in the bottom of the page. The photo is uploaded. Then you have to wait for the approval from the web master.

Happy uploading Smile

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Mar 12, 2003, 8:03 PM

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Hi Eliza

That dayI went for one day trip at Genting. But I plan to stay at Awana Genting next time cause they have those apartment so I can sneak Gary in. My bf bring his dog to Awana B4, so i'll try next time.



Don’t know when Gary Started, to sit alone at the back passenger sit, when he know the font passenger sit is occupied. That day he was so excited sitting alone at the back sit, he stand up and look at the back window. But I think he nearly got seasick cause after sometime he settle down, lay down quietly. Luckly I didn’t go Cameron Highland with him, else he will suffer during the journey.



Regards,

Stephanie


stephee78
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HI Eliza

I did see any “Upload Photos” on the right top corner in the page. i have registered and i only see Home , Profile , Logout ...

Regards,
Stephanie


elizatye
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Mar 13, 2003, 5:16 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

The webmaster will send you a mail to rectify your email address, you have to click on the link in the mail to rectify.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Mar 13, 2003, 5:22 PM

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Hi Eliza..

At first i key in the wrong email, but i have change it and the webmaster send me an email with a temporary password.... that it ..

Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Mar 13, 2003, 5:29 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Ya, you can use the temporary password to log on, then you may change your password anytime. If still can not see the "Upload Photos" in the page, then only our webmaster can help loh Smile.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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HI Eliza..

I'm using temporary password .. but still can not see the Upload ...NVM i get the web master to help me ..Thanks .. I have start work ..talk to u later. ..Unsure if not my boss saw me chatting around during working hour...die loh after kena "Chau You Yee"Pirate

Regards,
Stephanie


elizatye
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Apr 7, 2003, 6:46 PM

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Hi, Arthur, See, how lazy am I. Took a few weeks to prepare the photos Tongue. It is very difficult to take the photo for yippi Frown. These are the best angle I can captured. How is uncle Arthur's comments. Doesn't it look a big funny leh Tongue ???







Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Apr 7, 2003, 6:56 PM

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Hi Eliza

Hey , Yippi look so good... Wink ... but how come the hair at his front leg can grow so long, and my Gary still very short. Duuno Why the groomer ask cut the hair at the front leg... Unsure ...
By the way.. Eliza how old is Yippi now? My Gary is about 8 month old and he is staying with my bf and my bf have another dog which is a female and is on heat at the moment and Gary is getting naught and i'm worry about the female dog got pregnant. Is he old enough fro breeding ??


Regards,
Stephanie


elizatye
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Apr 7, 2003, 7:15 PM

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Hi, Stephine, Thanks.

Have talked to HC Yeap, for Miniature Schnauzer, the hair on top of the front leg should not be kept too long and too thick, have to trim a bit. This is the actual look of MS Wink.

Yippi is going to 1 year old on the coming 25th, men already loh Cool

Really sorry leh, b coz I have no idea about breeding. But I have a female mongrel, 9 months old, yippi always play with her. But they just play catching and biting, nothing else Tongue. May be some other doggie experts here can help for this question Smile.

Smile Eliza


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Hi Eliza,

Not bad for a first timer-leh Smile! Not bad at all... The clippered coat looks very smooth. Impressive.. Now for some constructive comments..

1. Lose the front "bib". Too heavy furnishings at the chest spoils Yippi's outline. It should be clippered close to the skin. If you are not sure, use the thinning shears to take off the fur bit by bit.

2. The body fringe is too heavy. Use the thinning shears to thin it down a bit. We don't want Yippi to be like wearing a skirt.

3. Trim the body fringe further down. This will give show Yippi's chest to the full advantage.

4. The front and rear leg furnishings are too thick. It may look good when Yippi is standing still but when he moves..well, let's say this will not show off his gait to the full advantage. Hint..Use his paws as a guideline, trim the furnishings to just cover his paws to make your column.

5. Clip the rear legs furnishings further down to the just above the hocks. Right now it is too high up.

Here's a picture of Pepper below after grooming.



And this is a picture of Teddy,who is Lee Ron's littermate..



Hope this helps and happy grooming!

Rdgs Arthur


arthur
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Apr 8, 2003, 7:36 AM

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Hi Stephanie,

Gary is 8 mths old already? Getting to be big boy already. If he's consistently lifting his leg when peeing, then that's a sign of sexual maturity. Also feel whether his 2 testicles have fully descended. If yes, then definetly you'll have to watch him round a bitch on heat.

Hope this helps.

Rdgs Arthur


stephee78
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Apr 8, 2003, 5:05 PM

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Hi Arthur

Yes he is started to lift his leg when he peer and i think his 2 testicles have fully descended, cause is quite big Sly adn dark..so ugly...Wink ...

But is too late..they already do it and they look like husband and wife always sleep together and always looking for each other... Unsure.... Izit nothing i can do now to prevent the female dog from getting pregnant?

I know this is very cruel but we don’t have other choice, is either abortion or when she need to give birth we will send him to the Vet, but I remember my another female dog when she need to give birth she was so panic and worried, she need my family and a safe place to give birth which is in the house. But if we send the dog to the vet she will feel scared, worry and etc… I really don’t what can we do about.

Regards,
Stephanie


elizatye
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Apr 8, 2003, 5:07 PM

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Hi, Arthur,

Thanks for the comments and the photo references. Ha ha ... Many peoples had said that yippi like wearing a skirt Tongue. Yippi must complaint me, "Mom, I am a boy leh..." Ha ha ha Sly .....

Yippi sure will have a better look on the next grooming. Thanks again, Arthur.

Smile Eliza


elizatye
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Apr 8, 2003, 5:10 PM

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HI, Stephanie,

One question to ask, what is the breed of the female dog, MS too ??

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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HI Eliza,

Nope is not MS is Mix - Terrier and Poddle ...is long hair , color is light yellow or light brown...i can not image how is baby look like ...Laugh

Regards,
Stephanie


elizatye
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Hi, Stephanie,

Ha ha ha ... so the baby is mix of Terrier, Poddle AND SCHNAUZER, how the baby looks like ah ??? poodle with eyebrow... poodle with muzzle whisker ... schnauzer without eyebrow/muzzle whisker ... Crazy Ha ha ha .... SlyLaugh But if you are not planning to keep the baby and no way to send away the baby, better prevent the female from pregnant loh Smile.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Apr 8, 2003, 6:50 PM

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HI Eliza..

I Know , but we thought Gary is still a baby so nothing will happen but suddenly that day both of them stuck together .. aiyoh i really no eye see liao...Unsure ...how to prevent now..they already do it ... my bf mother was so angry when she see them stuck together and she feel like her daughter being rap ..hahah

Some more if the baby come out, half of the body look like MS antoher half look like Poddle ...aiyoh really no eye see Sly

Regards,

Stephanie


arthur
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Apr 9, 2003, 7:21 AM

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Hi Stephanie,

Whoops! Looks like your Gary IS a big boy already..Crazy!

If you do not want this mating to be sucessful, these are the things you need to do:

1. PREVENT any further matings from taking place. Do what you must but do this first.

2. Take the bitch to your vet and says you would like to prevent her from getting pregant. Normally, the treatment is estrogen injections to be administered 3 times over several days period.

After that, it is just wait and see.

Hope this helps. Rdgs Arthur


arthur
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Hi Eliza,

You are most welcome. I am very confident that Yippi will only looks better as your grooming skills improve with practise. Another way is to look at the MS pictures from the internet. Do check out the AMSC site which has an excellent grooming guide. Highly recommended.

Happy grooming!

Rdgs Arthur


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Apr 10, 2003, 11:04 PM

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Hi, Arthur,

Ya, I had check out the grooming tips of site AMSC. There is another grooming tips site that I like too, StrippingKnives, that show the grooming guide step by step. I had learn a lot from these two sites Smile.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 2, 2003, 5:28 PM

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Eliza



How are you and Yippi? Guess what my Gary is going to be a father soon most probably by this month or next month. Don’t know is happy or not happy. Anyway, I might be going to Penang this coming Saturday, with Gary. But I’m not sure where to stay. Do Hotel allow pet? Thanks



Regards,Stephanie


elizatye
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Hi, Stephanie,

Congratulate, Kong Xi Kong Xi, you are going to be a grand-mon already Wink, how is your feeling now? Sure must be happy. If me, I will be VERY VERY happy Wink. Always very admire and happy when heard other people saying that their furkid going to give birth of new baby, expecially MS...

I am not so sure whether hotel is allow pets or not, but your can try to call them, 04-8994350. How many days you are staying in Penang ?

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 2, 2003, 6:13 PM

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HI Eliza
Thanks. Feel happy but just curious and worry what will it look like when the baby come out. Cannot imagine.Crazy .

Actually i already plan to go PD on the coming Saturday but the trip might be cancel. So i don't want to waste a holiday. So have another plan to Penag. Most probably stay for one day.

By the way, all the beach in Penang allow pet, right?

Regards,
Stephanie


elizatye
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Jun 2, 2003, 6:47 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Don worry, Sure the baby will look like Gary boy... Smile

Ya, most of the beach allow dog, but be careful, make sure not let Gary go near to the Malay guys, some of them are dislike.... better you go to the beach behind hotel... the most recommened Smile...

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Hi Eliza

Can you recommend any hotel around Penag? Which is in resonable price. I'm surf the net for the Hotel in Penang..but not sure which one....


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Hi, Stephanie,

I have no idea about the hotel in Penang. May I know which area you are looking for, in town area, or near beach ??? I will try to find out for you... But 1926, Cititel, and grand Continental are highly recommended by my colleges. Expecially 1926, in Burma Road, Penang, room rata not more than RM150.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 2, 2003, 7:13 PM

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Hi Eliza

Maybe we can meet up, when i'm in Penang... Anyway i'll let you know by friday wherether i'm going to Penang or not. Thanks.

Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Jun 2, 2003, 7:18 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Sure, You can call me if anything need my help, 016-4428008.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 6, 2003, 5:15 PM

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HI Eliza

Last Night Gary becomes the father of 5 male puppies. But unfortunately one couldn't make. They are so cute, 2 of the puppy is black and the other 2 was white but with black spot. The black spot is so balance, from big to small spot and just the ear is black spot. The mother was exhausted after the last baby comes out. Some how the mother seem to know the baby couldn’t make it or may be she is too tired, she did not put much attention on the last baby. But I think the last baby already pass away before he come out to see the word, cause after the baby come out, it won’t move at all. We wait for so long the baby still didn’t move L



Just can’t wait to see them walk around the house… J I’ll take their picture and show it to u later.



Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Jun 6, 2003, 6:29 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Kong xi, Kong xi Smile

But very sad that 1 puppy cannot be saved, may be he stay too long inside his mom... If not mistaken the mummy is not MS, right?? So will u give away the puppies, or you will keep all ??

Once again, congratulate...

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 6, 2003, 6:44 PM

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Hi Eliza



Thanks .Yupp the mummy is mix of Terrier and Poodle and now the baby is mix of 3 combinations of Terrier, Poodle and MS. I don’t’ think we will keep the baby; there is not enough room for so many puppy. 2 dogs in the condo is already a lot. But one of the baby is very weak, he is the thinnest among all of them and also the one suffer the most cause when he come out that time, the buttock come out first. And some how he is related to the baby who pass away, what do u call that thing on the baby stomach? That thing cannot cut off cause is stick/related to the one which is still in the mummy stomach. So he is just hang there until the last baby come out. Poor little thing. Hope he can survive.

When the mummy give birth, we all was excited and sitting in-front of the mummy and wait, Gary was so cute, he sit together with us and look at the mummy. When the baby scream, Gary look so curious, he ear and tail start moving and started to go nearer and smell the baby. Gary look so cure with his curious face show.



Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Jun 6, 2003, 7:00 PM

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Hi, Stephanie,

Hahaha.... SlySlySly I can imagine how cute was Gary Sly.

Ya, I know what the thing call, in mandarin they called "tai pan"... so pity, the little baby... please take good care of the them, sure all of them will be survived Smile.

Please give a gently hug and kiss to these little furkids and their parent, expecially Gary, on behalf of untie Eliza Smile.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 6, 2003, 7:03 PM

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Hi Eliza

Sure nop problem.. thanks ..

Regards,

Stephanie


stephee78
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Jun 19, 2003, 12:13 AM

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Hi Eliza



Sorry I forgot to inform you that I’m not going to Penang Tongue. Anyway, the trip to PD was so great, can see all Gary funny face and reaction. He knows how to swim! He was so curious when his first step to the sea. When he’s use to the water and we bring him further out and let him swim back and he was so tired after that.



The most funniest thing is we went to Pasar Malam, then there is this malay kid and the mother say Gary is a Kambing and wanted to touch him. Everyone was laughing at him and from that night onward everyone started to call him Kambing. Sly



But is a bit troublesome when we want to have our lunch or dinner. Can’t bring him in to the restaurant.

I really enjoy this trips and looking forward to arrange another trips for him.





Regards,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Jun 19, 2003, 1:21 AM

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Hi, Gary is really lucky because his mom always bringing him out for travelling Wink. Yippi is very jealous lar. Have you post the picture up to photo gallery ?? Please post it up lar, so we can see Gary's funnist action in the sea Cool. Ya lor, dog cann't be bring in to restaurant, hokker center is OK !!!

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 19, 2003, 1:25 AM

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Hi Eliza

I didn't take much photo only a few at the beach, but i'll post it later include the babies photo.

Guess what the baby open his eye. So fast only 12 days.

Reagard,

Stephanie


elizatye
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Jun 19, 2003, 5:14 PM

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So, how is the weakest one, that you mentioned before.

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 19, 2003, 5:19 PM

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HI Eliza

The weakest one is ok, so far so good. Now all the baby is fat and healthy. Just surprise that they actually open there eye so early.

Regards,
Stephanie


elizatye
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Jun 19, 2003, 5:51 PM

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Haha... Sly Ya, the puppies is growing very fast, soon, you can see them starting run and play around lor... Wink

Smile Eliza


stephee78
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Jun 19, 2003, 6:06 PM

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Hi Eliza

By the time they start running and playing around , gary will be very happy cause he will be busy playing with them. He is still very playfull, just like a kid always want to play.

Gary is really like my son, during the trips to PD, he follow me all the time, no matter where i go he want to follow. So i wait till he sleep and i sneak out to the ladies room on the second floor, then after a few minutes he started to look for me and he went up to second floor and knock on the door. Sly.... at that moment i feel so happy and ...... Blush dunno how to said the feeling. He is just like my son..... Tongue ... My bf is so jealous ... cause gary is staying with him and end up Gary like me more then him... Tongue

i'll post the photo, later ....

Regards,

Stephanie


xyne
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Jul 30, 2003, 2:09 AM

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helo arthur...

i have a problem with grooming my MS. His furr at the legs dont seem to grow or go 'fluffy' leh.. they stick to the legs making his legs look so skinny n he look like roast piggy ony.... how ah?

he doesnt like to have his legs brushed.. always hides it from me.... even after a few times to the groomers after tat din help...even when its clean, he always licks his legs making the furr all clumpy....

UnsureUnsure


arthur
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Jul 30, 2003, 8:14 AM

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Hi Amy,

Not every MS is blessed with thick leg furnishings. It's mostly genetically based. For those with sparse hair growth, there's a few things you can do:

1. Feed a good diet. Make sure this does not cause hair loss. Turkey meat will cause hair loss in my schnauzers.

2. Brush the leg furnishings every other day to prevent mats/tangles.

3. After bathing, pat dry the legs with a towel, blow dry till semi-dry, then brush upwards using a slicker brush starting from the top of the leg and work your way down. This is call line brushing and will do wonders to fluff up the hairs to increase the volume.

4. Feed supplements of fish oils/ evening primrose oils for healthy coat and skin. You need that omega 3 & 6 fatty acids to promote shiny coats and good skin. I am now trying out a herbal supplement. Still on trail basis and too early to confirm the results but so far the results are encouraging.

Hope this helps.

Rdgs Arthur


elizatye
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Jul 31, 2003, 8:29 PM

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Hi, Arthur, sorry for kacau again… Tongue

I have problem in trimming Yippi’s leg’s furnishing, it is very difficult to trim a smooth line down, like got bitten by the mouse TongueWink. Do u have any tips in trimming the leg’s fur. And I had read through some sites, the MS leg's furnishing look like a cylinder. Will it easy to trim like that Tongue ??

Smile Eliza


sweeeng
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Jul 31, 2003, 8:35 PM

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You brought your dog to PD? Can, ah?!?! The last time my friend brought his GR to PD, all the ppl look one kind. Then when they wanna bath the dog, they had to keep going into the toilet and take water out... It seems that the ppl there were not too happy...

Regards,
Sweeeng


stephee78
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Jul 31, 2003, 10:25 PM

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Hi there,

We stay in an apartment. So it was ok ... Gary really enjoy at the beach ... but some ppl dun enjoy when they see Gary there..Tongue .. but i dun care as long as Gary didn't bother them, then that fine loh...

Regards,
Stephanie


xyne
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Aug 1, 2003, 12:02 AM

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tx for the advice arthur...

my groomer says its partly cos i keep him outside with the GR n they like to roll n play.. so always sticky all over... sigh..
so now stay in the house la...but he is so used ot the garden i notice he dare not pee-poo until the next morning la when i take him out... i guess over time he will adjust n 'relax' himself.. but for now is tat bad?

i heard b4 someone's dog died cos didnt release himself for fear of punishment cos the owner was away for a few days n his caretaker didnt give him newspapers...so didnt poo poo....

..... i just cleaned his ears n all but notice he couldnt stop scratching them.. the groomer and i oso cant tell why.. everythin looked fine...wondering if u can help...

Unimpressed


arthur
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Aug 1, 2003, 7:25 AM

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Hi Eliza,

The leggings has to be like a column when finished as you have mentioned. To achieve that, the leggings furnishings have to be thick for maximum effect. Normally this is how I do it:

1. Comb out the furnishings. Make sure there's no mats.

2. Use either a regular shampoo or self-rinse type and towel dry.

3. Blow till semi dry with hair dryer.

4. Now use slicker brush to comb out the fur using upwards strokes starting from the top of the leg.

5. Trick to a good fluffy effect is to make sure the fur is dry before proceeding to the next leg.

6. Once you have that, you may want to chalk it to make the fur stiff.

7. Use a long 8" scissors with the tips pointing downwards, and using the paws outline as a guide, cut smoothly in one clean motion to trim off the excess fur. Do not use a chopping motion. Do this all round the leg to achieve the column effect.

Hope this helps.

Rdgs Arthur


arthur
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Aug 1, 2003, 7:27 AM

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Hi Amy,

You might want to take him to the vet to check for possible ear mites (if he scratches his ears continously)

Rdgs Arthur


elizatye
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Aug 2, 2003, 12:38 AM

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Thanks, Arthur. New things learn from u again Smile.

Smile Eliza


lsling78
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Sep 16, 2003, 9:49 PM

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Hi Arthur,

My MS (Brandy), salt and pepper but she is has very dark coat since was a puppy. The groomer told me that her coat will slowly shade to a lighter color but it doesn't seem to.

Now, her coat is a bit brownish. She doesn't lick her body much (so it could not be the saliva). I do bring her out for walk everyday. I bath her once a week with 'lovely bath' shampoo recommeded by the groomer and we do apply conditioner after bathing. She is fed on Eukanuba dry food.

Could it be the sun or the shampoo? What type of shampoo should i use to maintain her coat color?

BTW, about groming her, i do comb her almost everyday to prevent mats but I wonder how often should I strip her coat. I read somewhere that stripping is done twice a year. Is it true?

lsling78


arthur
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Sep 18, 2003, 12:07 AM

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Hi lsling78,

Brandy is a dark salt and pepper and now her coat is turning brownish. You mentioned she's on Ekanuba dry food. Well, from my experience, the brownish tint can come from 2 sources.. Food and sun. Ekanuba has been known to cause dark coats to turn lighter, and light coats to turn darker. After switching brands, the coats on my MS reverted back to their dark colouring.

Also too much direct exposure to sun will also tend to turn dark coats reddish.

As for stripping, I presume you are referring to the process whereby the dog's coat is plucked clean until the bare skin is showing. Afterwards, the new wire hairs will grow out to give the required coarse coat for showing.

If so, then depending on how fast the coat grows back, your show coat will most probably be in prime condition for about 1-2mths before it gets too long and the whole process have to be repeated again. From bare skin to show coat length, it generally takes about 12 weeks or so.

If you are not showing your MS, generally I would suggest you clipper the coat as it will still give the same look but minus all the hassle and time consuming efforts to maintain the stripped coat.

Hope this helps. Arthur (BTW..it's good you brush out Brandy's coat daily!)


lsling78
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Sep 19, 2003, 4:45 AM

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SmileHi Arthur,

Thanks for the information.

So what brand should I feed her with? Well, I strip her with those metal stripers. So, how often should I strip her with this metal thing?I don't pluck her hair. I clipped her hair.

She is my first MS and I want to learn more about MS. I love MS. I plan to get another female black and silver to accompany her because Brandy may be blind on one eye. I have not decided on the cataract removal surgery yet. I need to talk to more MS owners that have this problem.

This time we are going to choose our MS properly.

Thanks again.

lsling78


elizatye
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Jan 15, 2004, 6:25 PM

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Hi, Arthur, How are your little furkids ?? Long time didn't troubling you liao loh Tongue...

I have a questions to ask lah Tongue. We need to trim short the fur within large pad and toe pads of our furkid, right ?? Do we need to trim off the fur within the toes and the fur cover his nails ?? I done this to Yippi but his leg look funny FrownTongue... I done this because there are many fur in these area of all his 4 legs. I'm not sure is this the problem cause his leg got inflamed last few weeks (he always had this problem), so I trim them off.

Now I full groom Yippi every two months. Seems he already use to it and he will stand still for me to do the trimming, even though I didn't use any grooming arm. I will groom Yippi this weekend and hopefully can capture some photo and post up.

Thanks and Best regards.

Smile Eliza


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moon0912
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Hello, I'm a new girl from Penang. I had a problem with my MS too. I never know there's still got people feeding MS, cos i never seen others people MS be4. Now only i knew, there still got a lot partner for my two little MS. I got 1 Bitch n 1 male. I only gave them some toilet trainning, cos i dunno where's got a training house for dog.

BTW, today i wan to ask 4 some help too. Blush There always a problem with my MS. i comb her hair daily, everytime i comb her hair with became straight, but after a while her hair will turn currly again. It's there any solution to keep her hair straight...i duno much to describe it. just wan to keep her hair look nicely in long period. pls pls..someone help me.

ok...i hope u guys can understand what i'm saying...Laugh THANKS thanks .....!!


arthur
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Feb 13, 2004, 5:55 AM

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Hi Eliza,

My apologies for the late rply. To answer yr query, no, I normally do NOT trim off the fur within the toes and that covering the nails. It would look funny (as you have discovered!) A good groomer would try to achieve the column look for the MS leg furnishings. This style would cover the nails. If the nails can be seen, then it's too long and has to be trimmed.

Hope this helps and good to hear that Yippi is behaving himself when on the grooming table. A well groomed MS is a joy to look at.Smile

Rdgs Arthur


cshellz
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Feb 13, 2004, 6:06 PM

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Hi Arthur! Smile

Haven't seen u here for some time! Guess what...i just adopted a new girl...her name's Scruffy and according to Dr Hasnul he's quite sure she's MS mixed Terrier cause she's Salt & Pepper and her legs really look like a MS!! hehe but she looks more like a MS gone wrong...like Gremlins after touching water.....kakaka...


elizatye
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Feb 16, 2004, 11:01 PM

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Hi, Arthur, Thanks for your reply. Now Yippi's fur was grew back to the normal length already. Learned another lesson and never done it again Tongue.

Smile Eliza


elizatye
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Feb 16, 2004, 11:17 PM

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My furkid have the same problem too, his body coat will became curly while it grown longer... same thing happen to his eye brow Frown, so while I trim his eye brow, I have to be very careful...

Smile Eliza


jyyoong
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Feb 19, 2004, 7:39 PM

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As you know schnauzer have a lotof ear wax compare to other dog. If you don't clean it, it will smell and itchy for your dog. Need to get some ear drop and clean everyday using the ear drop & cotton bud.


elizatye
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Feb 20, 2004, 5:31 PM

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Thanks Smile. Currently I do the ear cleaning routine using the ear drop once or twice a week and pluck the hair inside the ear almost once a month or while I can see some long hair inside the ear.

Smile Eliza


gladyslcp
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Apr 12, 2004, 11:57 PM

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Hey Aurthur,



I've read all the tips on how to groom our MS. Was just wondering when you mentioned 'plucking', does it actually mean pulling each and every hair out?? Crazy That would be rather painful isn't it? And you mentioned that there's a website that have pictures of all the grooming equipments, do you mind give me the address? I would love to know which brush is which.



By the way, I've recently got a MS (Salt & Pepper) and her name is Sunshine, 3 mths old. Very mischievous little fella... when she poo at the wrong place, before i could scold her, she will grumble first... Tongue!



I've met you before in one of the gathering at KK sometime ago, I owned a Black & White - Lhsa Apso. It's a pity that dogs are banned from the KK park... hope we'll have a new place soon.




Gladys (Sunshine & Rumba)


arthur
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Apr 14, 2004, 6:17 AM

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Hi Gladys...

I remember you! Congrats on getting your Sunshine! Guess now your Lhasa Apso is no longer lonely.

To answer yr query on plucking. Yes, plucking is the process of pulling out each and every hair by the roots. This is not really painful especially on the body area as MS do not shed. The dead hair just hang on there in the coat till we pull it out or it gets dislodged when the dog runs about and brushes into objects. In fact, our MS actually goes to sleep when we pluck their coats.Smile

Plucking (or hand stripping) is to bring out the harsh outercoat necessary for show dogs. However, most showdogs will be clippered once they completed their championship titles as it take a LOT of time and effort to maintain the show coat. A clippered MS looks just as smart though!

There are 2 websites that I find useful:Here's the links..

http://www.strippingknives.com/...ng/schnauzertips.htm

http://www.alpats.com/groom.html

The 1st link is very informative and gives step by step information to handstripping.

The 2nd link shows lots of pictures including the tools plus what NOT to do when grooming a MS.

Hope this helps.

Rdgs Arthur


arthur
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Apr 14, 2004, 6:45 AM

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gladyslcp
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Apr 17, 2004, 7:22 PM

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Hey Aurthur,

Thanks for the websites. Another thing is, for the plucking process, when should i start plucking her ? SHe's 3 months old now.



And yes.. Rumba is less lonely now. Both of them are best of friends. Thank god they get along well.Smile




Gladys (Sunshine & Rumba)


arthur
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Apr 18, 2004, 6:52 AM

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Hi Gladys,

Normally we start the plucking process from 4-5 mths onwards when the hairs have grown to more than 1.5in or more. That's also about the time the hair life cycle ends and is ready to be removed. Any earlier than that, the hairs are still "live" and plucking it out then would be painful.

Glad to know your two furkids are best of friends. Do take care that they don't play too rough especially if Rumba chews and tugs on Sunshine's beard. MS looks funny without their trademark beard! Shocked

Rdgs Arthur


gladyslcp
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Apr 21, 2004, 8:44 PM

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Hey Aurthur,

thanks for the info.. but unfortunately, i've just sent Sunshine for grooming about 3 weeks back... now gotta wait for her fur to grow longer.. only then i can start experimenting the plucking process..



Well, about Rumba chewing off sunshine's moustache... i am more afraid of Sunshine chewing off Rumba's fur.... Sunshine is the rough one whereas Rumba is very gentle. Even eating habit, our little fella will gulp down all her food within 30 seconds & eye at Rumba's bowl while RUmba is still slowy chewing away..Crazy




Gladys (Sunshine & Rumba)


jojo_wm
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Jul 1, 2004, 10:10 PM

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Hi Gladys & to all of you out there,

My name is Jojo. I'm quite new in this forum. I'm from KL.

I was basically going through this forum and sure did learnt a lot about grooming MSs. I noticed, Arthur, you are really knowledgeable, when it comes to MSs.

I love MSs and am looking forward to get one myself. However, that will only happen when my new home is ready. As I'm renting a room now, it will be difficult. Hopefully, by end of this year, I'll be able to shift in.

While going through this forum, I'm really excited about the idea of getting a MS now!! NOW!! But, I've got to wait lar..what to do!

All of your pups are so cute lar....

Anyway, in future, I might bugging you guys, therefore, hope all of you won't mind yeah! Kekekeke...Laugh

Warm regards,
Jojo


edser
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Jul 2, 2004, 11:17 AM

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Hi Arthur and all MS lovers,

Long time since, and how are your furkids. Enzo and Zeno would like ot say their hellos!!!



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owns Enzo, then Zeno, now Zoe'n.....later Nezo,Ozne, Noze, Zone, Ezno, Onze, Zeon etc. anymore?


arthur
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Jul 23, 2004, 7:34 AM

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HI JoJo..

Welcome to the forum. Glad to see another MS fan here. Do feel free to ask about this wonderful breed. Very good of you to do some research before deciding to get a furkid.

Rdgs Arthur


arthur
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Jul 23, 2004, 7:37 AM

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Hi Edser,

Nice of you to say hi! Our furkids also would like to say hello to their friends Enzo and Zeno. See U guys at the coming Dogathon?

Rdgs Arthur


edser
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Jul 26, 2004, 7:01 AM

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Hi Arthur & Sharon (furkids too)

Wink great to be able to say hellos and greater to meet again!! We have plans to go to this year dogathon with ENzo and Zeno! Hope they will be able to adapt after so long!!Enzo maybe alright, just that i am afraid for Zeno as he has not been out that often compare to Enzo!!! UnsureHe can be timid!! hmmm this year you will to bring extra leash???Wink

Regards Serina



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owns Enzo, then Zeno, now Zoe'n.....later Nezo,Ozne, Noze, Zone, Ezno, Onze, Zeon etc. anymore?


thedogghouse
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Jul 31, 2004, 7:46 PM

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Hi Arthur,

I need to ask you... what is the ear powder for? my MS(3 mths) got smelly and wet ears. i try to clean for her everyday but then she doesn't like me to clean her ears. i don't know why but it's really stink and dirty. u know... those brownish wet and smelly thing. now she's a puppy and i just use clean dry cotton bud to clean her ears. how hard also i still force her to stay so i can clean her ears. plus she also got body adour. the ear hole fur need to be plucked? how?


carienna
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Aug 28, 2004, 6:44 PM

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Hie Arthur,

was browsing thru over here for some information and you really sound like a real expert in MS! Hehe! I have questions over here and I hope that you can gimme some help?

I owned a pair of MS, Wesley(Male) and Peppa(Female). As you can see on my avatar, that's my male MS and I groomed it myself. Though not good in it, but I am trying my best to improve.Laugh However, both my MS have totally different kind of coat. Wesley has soft coat and grows long very fast, while Peppa has rough coat, and can hardly grow! FrownIs it that becaused they stripped her coat before? Is there anything that can be done to make her fur grow? Please help.

I've seen the website you provide here where they show pics of groomed MS, and I really like how they done the MS's coat, especially the leg part. it looks so nice, but I have no slightest idea on how it is done Crazy


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arthur
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Aug 29, 2004, 11:07 PM

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Hi! Sorry for the late reply..was swapped over by work lately.. :(
Anyway to answer yr query..the ear powder is used to provide a positive grip when using the twezzer to pluck away the ear hairs.. (something like chalk powder when you go for bowling!)
And yes, MS ears need to be pluck cleaned to maintain the hygiene. Otherwise, the ears will become stinky and dirty..A good MS groomer would normally do that as part of the grooming service.
Hope this helps.
Rdgs Arthur


arthur
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Aug 29, 2004, 11:24 PM

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Hi there!
Apologies for the late reply. Just came back to Malaysia!
It's great that you have picked up some grooming skills to maintain your MS looking their best!
MS coat properties are genetically based. Nothing much we can do about it I'm afraid. What MS breeders go for is to combine the best qualites of both, ie. dense coat with naturally wire hair. Peppa seems to be from European stock..they have a natural wiry coat but not too much leggings. Having said that, I found one supplement that does promote hair growth to a certain extent..
As for the grooming of the MS leg, the ideal is to have a barber pole effect or column like. There's some techiques involved but a bit lengthy to go into detail here. Basically you need to comb out the leggings, bath them, and partly blow dry the leggings, apply cholestral while still damp, blow dry some more, apply chalk powder, blow dry again..etc..whew! lots of work but the effect is well worth it!
Hope this helps.
Rdgs Arthur
SmileSmile


carienna
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Aug 30, 2004, 5:19 PM

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Hey,

Thanks for the replyWink Where have you been to?

Hmm, what was the supplement that you found, saying to promote the hair growth?

Peppa's wiry coat is on her body, while her leggings, hehe... i think only 1/5 of Wesley's. Sigh. Some of my friend are not much familiar with dogs. So when I show them Wesley and tell them he's a MS, they'll ask me again what breed is peppa, like they really have a huge difference Frown

So much work to do those leggings... have you tried it before? it sound so much like cooking! hahahaa! :P

Thanks a lot anyway.

Hoping to mate Peppa and Wesley ;) *grins*


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thedogghouse
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Aug 30, 2004, 7:03 PM

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hi arthur,

thanks for the advice. now it seems that my MS's fur it's like very hard to grow long. usually the body and the leg part need to keep it long but until now it's still that short. well, she got skin problem and recently i took her for grooming to get the shape of it so next time i can groom myself. Cool do you think that my MS's fur can grow long? i did pluck her hair in the ears. now looks cleaner than before. Smile


chnyuppie
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Sep 20, 2004, 2:59 AM

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Hi Arthur

v impressed with yours sharing your MS experience in this forum. your comments have been a great insight! Wink

I just got an MS myself. It's nearly a month since, and yup, he's lots of fun! Cool U mentioned something about Euka**** food having some slight colouring effect on your MS. Am feeding my MS that brand of dog food now, and am a bit worried about that effect. Would prefer for his natural colours to come thru. Care to share what brand of dog food u r using for your MS?

The reason i am using EUka**** is cos i believe it's good for physical/stature growth (but not really sure on its effect on teh coat, until now). I got my MS from a pet shop and he looks a bit under-size. So am tryting to get him to catch up on growth.

Also my MS has got some dandruff problem. Shopkeeper says it's natural (will disappear later) and vet says it's fungus infection. In anycase, have fed him coat oil supplements and now it's a bit better (not so much dandruff anymore). Was just wondering if there's anything I shoud do to make sure that that dandruff problem stays away?

Any help will be appreciated! WinkWinkWink


thedogghouse
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Sep 25, 2004, 1:26 AM

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hi there,

sorry to interrupt.

last time when i bought my MS, she got dandruff all over her body. she always scratch cos it's really itchy. it's the skin problem that most of the MS have. it's good to feed him oil supplements. try to use medicated shampoo. i'm using rite now and no mroe dandruff. have a try.


chnyuppie
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Oct 4, 2004, 9:56 PM

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hi the dogghouse

THanks for your reply... Yup am feeding him some skin supplements. brought him to the vet also. have a case of dermatitis, so is on medication now. he's a bit better, but not 100% dandruff-free. must have gotten it from the pet shop i bought him from. apart from that, he is a-OK!


thedogghouse
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Oct 5, 2004, 5:36 AM

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hi,

what kind of medication that you are giving your MS? have you try the medicated shampoo? it really effective. my MS when she got her skin problem, now i notice that her fur like can't grow so much like that. it's like not those thick fur. does your MS got thick coat? i'm so worried that don't know the fur can grow nicely or not.


chnyuppie
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Oct 5, 2004, 5:35 PM

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hi thedogghouse

not sure waht medication it is as i bought it from the vet, not from teh counter. first vet i went to says it was fungus infection to which he prescribed anti-fungal shampoo. I used taht shampoo weekly, but not much change. later i switched to another vet, and he's put my MS on liquid medication. its yellowish in colour and my MS likes it v much.

my MS is still a puppy so the coat is not so thick. i am thinking that the coat will get thicker and coarser as he grows older. ya.. am looking forward to those schnauzer-type coat one day.

how old is your MS btw?


thedogghouse
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Oct 5, 2004, 7:36 PM

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hi,

hmm....since the vet gave the medication to your MS, i think your MS skin condition really bad. my vet said if shampoo can cure her skin, then no need to give those extra medication. it's not necessary. if the shampoo can't do anything about it, then might be take another alternative way to cure it.

how old is your MS? i'm not sure whether can get thick coat or not cos i saw from the petshop, although they are 2 months old, their coat are thick. so i think my MS's coat won't grow thick already. Unsure

my MS now is 5 months old. the picture in my avatar is 4 months old. after i groomed her. not thick fur right?


chnyuppie
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Oct 6, 2004, 8:38 PM

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hi there the dogghouse

My MS is 3 months old.

As for the skin problem, i don't think it was that bad. It's funny how the two vets we went to both gave different conclusions.

Had a look at your avatar. Quite difficult to tell whether or not the fur/hair is thick. Sorry, cos I have owned an MS for a far lesser time than you. Do you practice hand strip?

Anyway wat dog food brand do you feed your MS? I have been thiking of switching.


kenken
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Oct 8, 2004, 2:18 AM

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Can you describe how the skin problem is?

Look at the muzzle area you can tell the fellow has thick fur.

HI dogghouse is the groomer trim the janggur also? because the photo look very short maybe you can update the photo.

Dog food brand cannot mention in here lah.Frown


chnyuppie
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Oct 8, 2004, 2:42 AM

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Hi Kenken

Well, it just appears like dandruff. Tiny white flakes in its coat. But it's not so bad now. Nearly 98% dandruff-free.

Why?


kenken
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Oct 8, 2004, 6:44 PM

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My MS also had this problem in the early months and is very normal for MS i think.


chnyuppie
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Oct 8, 2004, 7:03 PM

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Hi kenken

THanks for your reply. Coudl i just ask, in your MS's case, did it just disappear by itself? At what age?

My MS is nearly cured. Maybe I shouldnt have fed him any antibiotics. Would have preferred for him to built up his own immune system! (so that he can be a "stronger" dog)


kenken
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Oct 11, 2004, 8:02 PM

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For my case by 4months old both of my puppy should be okey, i suspect all this might due to lack of nutritions from the Breeder or pet shop that don't want the puppies to grow so fast because the moment i feed my furkids proper diet i can see they are more healthy and the skins improve alot.


chnyuppie
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Oct 12, 2004, 10:23 PM

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hI kENKEN

Have u sent your pups for grooming? Mine misbehaves when he is being groomed. Trying to get him to feel comfortable when he is being groomed. It's looking good (slowly but surely).

Which groomer do you use?


kenken
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Oct 15, 2004, 7:20 PM

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chnyuppie,

I send them every three months.

Mine also the same misbehave sometimes but once the fur kids get use to it they will know what is going on.

I sent them to Arthur’s home grooming, where you send yours?


Duke_of_Otto
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Mar 4, 2005, 10:08 PM

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hey

first of all hello to everyone. my name is jeff and i adopted my MS from SPCA last Nov. he is 9 month old now and very active.

was wondering if anyone can help me regarding a good and cheap groomer. i m currently based in s'ban. (seems like there isn't any groomer in s'ban) any recommendation on where to go in kl/pj/subang?

thanks alot.

jeff


carienna
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Mar 16, 2005, 11:18 PM

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Is the doggie in the avatar your MS? It looks VERY nice!!

I am not from there so I cant recommend you any groomer.. hee hee.. why not try to groom it urself?


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ladee_m
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Mar 22, 2005, 9:14 AM

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Hey Y@ Smile

U r very lucky to adopt a MS from SPCA & its still considered a young... he looks wonderful too Wink

Ever consider DIY?... I do my own grooming & thru experience, dare say grooming a MS is not too difficult... in the beginning it may be a lil' challenging but u'll get the hang of it after sometime... all u need is a reliable pet clipper, scissors & some patience... its highly recommanded unless u plan to show ur furkid or really dun like the mess...


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thedogghouse
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Apr 11, 2005, 9:27 AM

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hi chnyuppie,

sorry for the really late reply. kinda busy. last time i told you that my dog had dandruff problem. right now she is 10 mths old and her skin problem gone except for the itchy part. i think my dog's fur is thin. right now i groom my ms myself. how bout u?


low_richard
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Sep 20, 2005, 11:48 PM

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I think all M Schnauzer shld learn to groom them as it will help to bond the relationship with the dog. I own a 21/2 yrs old MS. They are very lovable, attached and observant dog. He like to be close to his owners and loves to sleep with me in bed at night.

I used to send him for grooming every 2 months. I started buying hair cutting shears and slowly copied the style of grooming slowly. As I learn I became more confident and am now grooming him myself.

The most important about grooming MS is their moustache and their eyebrows which is their distinctive trade mark and makes it outstanding.A well taken care MS can be very obedient, house trained, playful and loves soft toys.

Grooming an MS takes a lot of patience and practice but you will enjoy every minute of it once you become adept at it. Initially send him to a professional groomer and observe how they cut the hair. Then get a set of hair cutting trimmer (start with those that you can get these from supermarket). Don't get the cheapest type as these are useless and go not cut well. After you have learn how to hanlde the trimmer properly, then buy a good set which cost a couple of hundreds. Always groom your MS first and after that give him a good bath and dry with a towel following the contour of cut to avoid entangling their hair.After blow dry, apply powder and comb down.

Enjoy yourself.


elizatye
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Sep 21, 2005, 6:01 PM

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Thanks. Totally agree with you, that's why I learned to groom Yippi myself.. Yaya, at first we will feel that not easy to groom a MS, but after a few times practise, you will use to it and will find that it is really fun.. really thanks for the "shi fu" here that guided me on the MS grooming Smile ...

One thing is, now I didn;t groom Yippi on grooming table, I feel that is pity for him to stand for 2-3 hours for grooming (my skill not so good, everytime has to spend a few hours to complete the grooming Unsure), he look really tired after grooming.. I let him lying on a big pellow (cover with a layer of plastic or cloth) and doing the grooming.. is more easy to handle and the result is not so bad Wink..

Smile Eliza


low_richard
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Sep 22, 2005, 9:33 PM

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Hi Eliza,
It's a pleasure assisting other MS owners who need help with them. Don't call me "sifu" as I learn thru trial and error.
It is a pleasure keeping an MS as they are so active and lovable. How is your MS doing?
Mine just love to go for walks and he is a beautiful travelling companion if you drive outstation.MS has a very big appetite and loves to eat. Got to control their feed so as they will not be overweight. My also loves fruits especially bananas, apples and pear.
It is not neccessary to have a grooming table. All u need is a coffee table where you can be comfortable yourself when you trim him. Always remember to maintain the eyebrow shape and the muzzle look as they are the trade mark of an MS.
MS must be housetrained and can be trained easily as they are quick leaner and very observant.
Good luck and enjoy every minute with your MS.
Richard


ettan
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Sep 27, 2005, 6:30 PM

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Hi ! I'm ettan , planning to keep a dog,i have shortlisted beagle, jack russell terrier and miniature schnauzer for my family vote. any recommendation????

Check out this interesting site,http://miniatureschnauzer.ca/grooming.htm


BomBom
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Sep 28, 2005, 6:47 AM

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Hello ettan,

Thank you for a very interesting MS site. Hope you will get your MS soon.

I have got a Salt n Pepper MS whom I adopted from a friend and she is really good company!!!
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elizatye
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Oct 19, 2005, 6:50 PM

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sorry for the late reply...

I have no idea for other breeds.. but for my own experience on MS.. they really need more effort on grooming.. major grooming you can send to grooming centre, but yourself, you have to do normal grooming like combing and etc..

and no matter any breed, they all need you care and time.. time to walk them, train them, bath them and etc... and one more, your love ...

for me, no other choice, MS... because this breed is suitable to me ...

Hope you can get your new member soon ...

Smile Eliza


ettan
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Oct 19, 2005, 10:41 PM

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thanks elizatye,

i just got my MS( Sparky) on last sunday;He is a cute little 6 weeks old salt/pepper puppy..


leecy
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Oct 20, 2005, 2:43 AM

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Frownettan

where u bought it? how much? Smile

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Regards,

Yang


ettan
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Oct 20, 2005, 6:06 PM

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Hi Leecy !

I bought it from a home breeder at Taman OUG. it cost me RM 1000 for Sparky.

(deworm,1st jab,with microchips,and cert.)CoolCool

My poor little Sparky had 9 in 1 vaccination shot and travelled 2 1/2hour back to Muar.he slept for the whole day,,,,may be car sick lahCrazyCrazyCrazy....vomitting after the first meal.CrazyCrazy

Day 2, gaining appetite,only poo once late at night.....soooo worried.

Day 3, pooo for so many times,diarrhea liaoPiratePirate kena tease by my maid.semalam tak berak,,,hari ini banyak berak.. call the breeder,advise to stop the new milk power i gave it to him. Feed him with small meal in frequent intervel.

Day 4, Sparky poo poo getting better.n getting active again

Today,,,,Day 5. early early morning Sparky making noise liao.


elizatye
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Oct 20, 2005, 6:32 PM

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really huh. happy to hear that.. a new MS member, yeah.. haha..

Smile Eliza


ettan
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Oct 21, 2005, 12:40 AM

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Eliza,

Sparky will turn 7 weeks old by this weekend, can i start to bath him? what kind of shampoo should i use?


elizatye
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Oct 21, 2005, 2:52 AM

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when i brought yippi back, he is already 2++ months, and was active and healthy, so it is safe for me to bath him week after I brought him back... i used warm water and gave him a very fast bath... that time i really kelam kabut.. like bath a new born baby.. Wink

you can try to get advice from the vet or pet shop... just for my own opinion, if he is not so dirty and smelly, try not to bath him so often lah, at this age...

and if you bath him, try to use warm water, make sure he won get cold, dry him completely after bath...

there are many type of puppy shampoo in the market, you can get advice from the pet shop too...

http://www.seefido.com/...thing_your_puppy.htm

http://www.ciaccess.com/...hadow/puppycare.html

kambade ya...

Smile Eliza


Julia K
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Oct 22, 2005, 9:22 AM

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Hi, I just want to find out, when people buy a MS puppy, is it already groomed or not yet groom? I have 5 puppies and I not yet groom them. I am wondering should I leave the puppies the original look or should I groom them before going to the new home?

www.


leecy
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Oct 25, 2005, 12:34 AM

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Julia K

Can u provide more details abt the puppy? Thanks. Smile






Regards,

Yang


PangurBan
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Nov 12, 2005, 6:23 AM

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I posted something earlier in the Utility Group section about hand-stripping the Min Schnauzer before coming across this thread - maybe a more appropriate one for my query - can anyone here show me how to hand strip the doggie?

I want to do this rather than clip her because I've read that this is better for the coat and better for the groomer (i.e. myself) because a hand-stripped coat is easier to maintain. She's getting on to two months old now and I'm told it's about time to start getting her used to hand-stripping.



Cheers,

Pangur Bán


cybersim
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Dec 5, 2005, 7:50 PM

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Hi all ! I just bought a MS pups. Been going through many of the interesting topic posted here especially MS grooming & diet.

Anywhere I have few questions to ask u guy

1. I plan to enter my MS into dogshow in the future. Does tat mean I canot use clipping method and I must use handstripping method ?

2. What's the effect of clipping and handstripping ?

3. Where can I find good clipper in KL ? I heard a shop at Petaling Street got sell tis stuf? Any idea ?

4. Where can I buy good strpping knife ? Izit hard to learn handstripping method ?

Hope experts here can help

Thank you


Evon Tan
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Dec 15, 2005, 8:42 PM

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Hi! all i'm looking grooming center who have pluck/hand strip a schnauzer coat service... thanks...


wais81
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Jan 3, 2006, 6:43 PM

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hello there,

I am Chris here, my ms is Tobe....hand stripping a ms is very troublesome and it will be heart breaking for you as the owner because it will be a very painful experience for your puppy. most ppl hand strip because they want to show their dogs. if u plan to keep the ms as a pet dog, clipping would be enough. So far i have not heard of any groomers saying handstripping a ms will be easier for them. Clipping is a much easier way to groom a ms.....well if u really want to handstrip ur puppy, there is actually books or info on the website about this matter...there are procedure to plucking actually, and it can;t be done all in one day ...it might take up to a wekk or more. good luck....and may ur ms bring joy to you....

Christopher


wais81
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Jan 3, 2006, 6:50 PM

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hello there,

Hand stripping or known as plucking is a must if u plan to show your ms..the reason we need to handstrip is because handstripping will make the fur of the ms to be thicker and alot more coarse. most would prefer to hand strip from the very beginning when u get the puppy. hand stripping does need a bit of skill. it would also be painful for your puppy if done the wrong way, some puppy might even have fever....

good luck,

Chris

Christopher


cybersim
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Jan 4, 2006, 9:53 PM

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Hi Chris. If I clip my MS, can I still join dog show ? Can you advise me where can buy good clipper or handstrip knife in KL ? Thanks


wais81
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Jan 5, 2006, 4:06 AM

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Hi there,

You can still show if you have clipped your Ms but not many would do that because the judges will know that you clipped instead of stripped. It also depends on the txture of your MS's Fur some are born wiry and dense so if you start stripping now, it might still have a chance. ON where to get good clippers and stripping knife, there are many shops that sells clipper depending on the price you r willing to pay. Sea park pet supplies do have clippers for sale. good luck

Christopher


cybersim
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Jan 5, 2006, 4:07 PM

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Thanks for your advice. Another thing I like to know is how to groom the MS leg hair? How to blown up the hair ?


wais81
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Jan 5, 2006, 5:18 PM

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if you want the blown up look, first thing first..does your MS have dense hair at the leg. if he or she does, it is very easy. usually wat ppl do is they will get rid of all tangles (hopefully there is no tangles) then after giving the ms a shower (without the conditioner). usually wat groomers does is the will cut the fur at the leg into a straight pole..sorry not too sure how to explain...if you look at a well groomed schnauzer, the hair at the leg must be very dense and it should be like wearing straight cut jeans...some groomers might cut it different and it all boils down to the style you personally want. for me i like the hair the legs to be thick and straight....makes the dog look nicer. let your dog take some supplements to ensure they don;t shed as much and the quality of the hair to be nice.

Christopher


cybersim
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Jan 6, 2006, 6:10 PM

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So I get it. Maybe bcoz my MS leg hair is not dense, it's hard to blown up the leg hair. I read there's a something like static spray / hairgel to fix the problem but not sure bout that. I only feed my MS premium dog food but thinking of giving her supplement. Is that any good supplement to enhance their look ? Sly


PangurBan
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Jan 9, 2006, 10:50 PM

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Chris:

Well, it's time consuming yes. The main reason I handstrip her is because I hear a handstripped coat is stronger and more water- and dirt-repellent. This is useful since I plan to take doggie out for walks on a regular basis and she'll also come along on jungle walks. I've done her crown and part of her face so far. I find it easier to do when she's dozy. She hardly protests. At other times it can be a bit of a struggle.

Cheers,

Pangur Bán


leo-chan
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Jan 24, 2006, 2:45 AM

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does anyone wanna get clippers for grooming? i will be getting one next month (more details when i meet my hair stylist who does grooming for his MS as well). he mentioned it to be of american make and is the only one that can withstand the dog fur...

do let me know maybe we can get bulk discount prices.. drop me an e-mail

leon.hotel


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


PangurBan
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Jan 24, 2006, 3:39 AM

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Is it possible to get the details of the brand (Andis? Oster?) and the price and whether there's someone in the KL/PJ area who can sharpen the blade? Or the cost of getting replacements?

I might be interested.



Pangur Bán


leo-chan
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Jan 24, 2006, 3:49 AM

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The Clipper is of Wahl make (american brand, look at www.wahlclipper.com).

Comes with 4 blade attachments (1 - 4). Blades do not need to be sharpened for a long long time (my hair stylist has used his for almost 3 yrs and he does about 12 - 15 heads a day, 6 days a week).

Will let u in on model number and price (estimated about RM 220 per unit he mentioned, suppliers price).

That's all for now


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


chrisong
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Jan 24, 2006, 4:59 AM

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My first clipper Wahl brand. Very reliable blade BUT the clipper got too much vibration If using long period ur hand become shakyCrazy That's the only thing I don't like about this brand of clipper.

I suggest you go to check out others brand of clipper and test it. There are few good brand of clipper out there in the market. Don't rush on buying it.

Good Luck.


PangurBan
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Jan 24, 2006, 5:48 PM

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Thanks leo-chan. do you know if the replacement blades are readily available in Malaysia?


PangurBan
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Jan 24, 2006, 5:52 PM

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Sounds good this. I handstrip my schnauzer so I'd only use the clipper for certain areas, thus wear and tear would be considerably less.

Maybe I can even use it to clip my hedgehog Sly

Pangur Bán


PangurBan
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Jan 24, 2006, 5:57 PM

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Shaky hands would be perfect for me since I play the guqin.


leo-chan
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Jan 24, 2006, 11:22 PM

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hello there! Yups, price is confirmed at RM 200.00 inclusive 4 blade attachments.

do let me know if u want.. i'll be picking mine up after CNY (Ang pau money leh... lol)

my hairstylist is based in bangsar.

e-mail me for further details. leon.hotel


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


leo-chan
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Jan 25, 2006, 1:17 AM

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Sorry my e-mail is leon.hotel at .com


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


PangurBan
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Jan 25, 2006, 10:08 PM

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ermm, your email account came out seriously truncated. Can you email me at my h*tmail account please? My user name is looist.

Ta'


anywei
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Feb 9, 2006, 7:14 PM

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Smile hello leo-chan and everyone.. Im new. Am just wondering if anyone knows a good grooming school?! I'm thinking of

enrolling myself in the grooming course. Anyone?

Thank you!


PangurBan
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Feb 9, 2006, 8:13 PM

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Do a search for Groomingdales on the net. They are located somewhere in the Old Klang Road area.


anywei
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Feb 9, 2006, 8:21 PM

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Wink thanks a million! will check that out...


leo-chan
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Feb 12, 2006, 5:29 AM

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hahahah i got so fed up with the handstripping, i clipped roofus... hahaah!


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


PangurBan
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Feb 12, 2006, 6:14 AM

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Patience my good man, patience. If you're really keen on a hand-stripped coat, you should seriously consider getting a Mars Coat King. It's supposed to be fast, and produces similar results to a proper hand-stripped coat.


leo-chan
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Feb 12, 2006, 7:21 AM

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i'm pulling my hair out, from frustration that no single pet "super stores" in the entire klang valley stocks coat kings..

stupid... grrr!


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


PangurBan
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Feb 12, 2006, 7:41 AM

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I'm told it works out cheaper to buy it online and have it sent over from the US.

I'm likely to do that myself at some point in the near future.

Go to this website.

http://www.groomersmall.com/coat_kings.htm


leo-chan
Dog Kichi


Feb 12, 2006, 7:45 AM

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hi anywei! cute kid u have there! ehehheh

sorry i'm as new as you are too! except my passion is purely in MS... so ask away abt MS but any other breed i'll be at a lost heheehhe

sorry! not able to help you with the grooming school thing, i groom roofus by myself :)


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


leo-chan
Dog Kichi


Feb 12, 2006, 8:13 AM

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somehow, forking out close to a hundred quid for a fork like device on wood doesn't seem appealing, nor do i see the value honestly..

hahahahah clippering will have to do for now.. less i get that 8 months bonus that's been well talked about hehehe!


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


PangurBan
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Feb 12, 2006, 5:28 PM

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Well, it's a hundred + postage & packing, so quite a lot more. But I agree that it's a lot to pay. But I look at it this way: I'm already saving a lot of money by grooming her myself, and if there's a device that will make the job easier for me (as well as for the dog), why not?


leo-chan
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Feb 12, 2006, 6:41 PM

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Well said, hence the clipper heheeh! How's Arun comin along? How old is the cutie?


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


PangurBan
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Feb 12, 2006, 8:44 PM

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Arún will be five months in 9 days' time. She's perfectly OK when I pluck her chest, but she insists on biting me when I try to do her rear end and her rear legs. Oh well, just a few more patches and she's done. Just need to clip her belly and put the finishing touches to her face. I'll be getting the clipper from Ben tomorrow.

Cheers,

Pangur Bán


leo-chan
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Feb 13, 2006, 6:29 PM

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Gives a new meaning to "don't play around with a b1tch's a$$" huh!

GRIN!!! Snap some photos of your finished product k? eheheh!

Remember to oil your Wahl blades before using!

Oh to sidetrack abit, Ben did a marvellous job on my hair last Friday too! ahahah!


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...

(This post was edited by leo-chan on Feb 13, 2006, 6:30 PM)


PangurBan
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Feb 15, 2006, 7:02 AM

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Got the clipper just now and tried it on a few patches. It's actually a professional clipper for humans, not for wow wows hehe.

Here's how she looks now. Not quite done yet - still need to pluck a few patches more from her hind legs and to sculpt the face properly.



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leo-chan
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Feb 28, 2006, 8:28 AM

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it's been 2 weeks!! updates plss!! heheehhe!


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


Haze
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Mar 10, 2006, 5:30 AM

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hi, im new here. i also own 2 miniture schnauzer... but not really understand how u all using the clipper


(This post was edited by Haze on Mar 10, 2006, 5:34 AM)


Haze
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Mar 10, 2006, 6:30 AM

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hi Eliza,

after read all the message, i can fell that u love your puppy so much..... and also MS lover... Tongue

i also MS lover, hope we can share our experience how to keep our puppy healthy and good condition.. hope to hear from u soon....Smile. by the way i from penang too..


leo-chan
Dog Kichi


Mar 25, 2006, 3:22 AM

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Hi Haze,

Welcome to our MS little corner. My Roofus is now 6 months old. Your question was on clipping right? I think you should take a little time to read the following websites, it helped me a great deal when I first started off.

Britmor Schnauzers
American Miniature Schnauzer Club
Grooming Your Miniature Schnauzer


cheerios!
leo-chan
sweet surrender...


henggy
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Dec 11, 2006, 4:23 AM

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im getting a new white MS soon. price 1.2k is it reasonable? Without Cert

wats the diff between with Cert and without Cert?
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jay_tan2004
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Dec 11, 2006, 7:05 PM

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im getting a new white MS soon. price 1.2k is it reasonable? Without Cert

wats the diff between with Cert and without Cert?



The difference is that with the Cert, you will be able to know who the father and mother and even grand father and mother. Also i think with the Cert, at least you know that you are paying for a pure breed. But honestly these days, the value of Cert is big question mark now. Cos i do know that breeders can actually play along with the Cert. So is a matter of the trustworthiness of the breeders. Usually if the dog come with Cert, it is more expensive than one without.

White MS?? Cool!! Is white MS getting popular here??


carinmanfong
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Jan 27, 2007, 6:18 AM

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In Reply To
im getting a new white MS soon. price 1.2k is it reasonable? Without Cert

wats the diff between with Cert and without Cert?



The difference is that with the Cert, you will be able to know who the father and mother and even grand father and mother. Also i think with the Cert, at least you know that you are paying for a pure breed. But honestly these days, the value of Cert is big question mark now. Cos i do know that breeders can actually play along with the Cert. So is a matter of the trustworthiness of the breeders. Usually if the dog come with Cert, it is more expensive than one without.

White MS?? Cool!! Is white MS getting popular here??



you are right. cert o no cert a bit confusing nowadays. most importantly is you get a pup which is healthy and good temperament and in breed standard of course.

i got my salt and pepper with cert for 1.2k. Blush
**A pet is a LIFE TIME commitment..**


k9groom
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Feb 2, 2007, 8:40 AM

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Min schnauzer if groom by clipper, should there be a visible line separating the clippered part and the feathering part at the bottom? because my groomer did that line, so my schnauzer's like wearing skirt. i saw books, the line doesn't seem that obvious. so shud there be a line there?


PangurBan
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Feb 2, 2007, 7:19 PM

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That would probably be a hand-stripped coat.


pepper&jac
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Feb 23, 2007, 11:13 PM

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Hey, quick question to all you experienced schaunzer groomers... If i get a clipper from US, will i have voltage problems? i was told the US clippers are made for 120 volt but Msia's 240v? does that mean i need to buy a transformer?

any help from anyone would be very much appreciated.


vinoviruz
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Feb 28, 2007, 1:49 AM

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Hey, quick question to all you experienced schaunzer groomers... If i get a clipper from US, will i have voltage problems? i was told the US clippers are made for 120 volt but Msia's 240v? does that mean i need to buy a transformer?

any help from anyone would be very much appreciated.



no need transformer... jz bring ur electrical appliance to ur local electrical handy store & let em see the voltage output, u'l probably need to get an additional adapter only, shouldnt be more than RM50

cheers









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thedogghouse
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Mar 1, 2007, 6:55 AM

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Hi all,

It's been a long time I didn't log in here. I got one ms. All the while, I've been grooming her using clipper. Now going to buy other tools to groom my ms. I've been using the cordless clipper (Doggyman). It seems now the battery getting low. Is it possible to straight use from the adapter connect to the clipper?

Does anyone know how much is a grooming table? Where can I buy variety of grooming tools? Somewhere around old klang road or puchong.


holycow
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Mar 14, 2007, 6:33 PM

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Hi! I know there is a new shop whom they are specialized in MS. They have been in this breed for a little more then 10 years. The shop is opposite Sun City Cafe in Prima Tanjung opposite Island Plaza. I don't know if they are in operation already but I am excited to get there.The groomer was a Japanese Certified Groomer. Do try it out.


holycow
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Mar 16, 2007, 4:40 AM

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That would probably be a hand-stripped coat.



I do not think that its because of hand stripped coat. Logically speaking, it does the same thing if you strip or clipped (I mean on the line thing) on the coat, there is a lot of differences if you do it correctly, i.e. not cutting the coat.


makwk
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Jun 27, 2007, 11:21 PM

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Dear all,

I am from KL, and planning to get a baby MS soon, as an in-house guard dog. I prefer MS because their coat does not drop much and they are agile, active, intelligent and more importantly, good with kids.

I have skim through your messages - phiew it took me quite a while - and i wonder:

Can i keep a MS with just basic grooming like i do for my bigger dog, i.e. clean eyes, cut nails, comb/brush it every two to three days, shower once in a week?

And once a while i will send the MS to grooming centre to keep the fur short?

Is the MS coat managable if I do not have all those specialised tools - just scissors, comb and brush.

My intention is to have that dog as a companion and want my little twin brothers (age 5 now) to grow with it, I only want it to be happy and clean. and i don't need my MS to be show-dog quality in terms of outlook.


PangurBan
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Jul 2, 2007, 12:31 AM

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You will need:

1 Slicker brush
2 Dematting knife/comb/device
3 Comb
4 Pin brush
5 Small ball-tipped scissors for occasional trimming
6 Nail clipper
7 Pair of hemostats
8 Ear-cleaning fluid
9 Cotton wool

I would say this is the bare minimum you need for basic home grooming apart from the 4-5 trips a year to a professional groomer to keep your schnauzer's coat in proper condition.

The schnauzer's coat mats easily so you need Nr 1 & 2 to deal with the mats, 3-4 times a week at least. Nr 3 will also help with the dematting and you should get one with both fine as well as coarse teeth. The fine toothed side will double up as a flea/tick comb. You use Nr 3 & 4 for the blow-dry after a bath. It's good to have Nr 5 on hand in case you want to trim off a bit of fur here and there now and then. You need Nr 6 to deal with the nails (once every 1-2 weeks). The outer ear canals in schnauzers get overgrown with a dense growth of hair very quickly and you need Nr 7 to clear this, otherwise it becomes a breeding ground for all sorts of things, and you need Nr 7, 8 & 9 to clean the ears out now and then.

Good luck.


babymiki
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Jul 2, 2007, 3:57 AM

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Hi,



Can you show me a pic of Dematting knife/comb/device ?

What's a Pair of hemostats btw?



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PangurBan
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Jul 2, 2007, 6:05 AM

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Dematting tools here:
www.groomersmall.com/acc_demattingtools.htm

Hemostats right at the bottom of this page:
www.groomersmall.com/acc_misc.htm


babymiki
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Jul 2, 2007, 6:20 PM

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thanks. i just got my ms. she's now 2 months plus old. is it ok to bath her like normal, once a week?

does ms need skin conditioner like stated here www.miniatureschnauzer.ca/grooming.htm ?

what does furnishing means?



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PangurBan
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Jul 3, 2007, 1:21 AM

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It's ok to bathe her. But since the puppy's still a bit young and fragile, make sure you dry her up immediately and use warmish water - their bodies are still small and are not able to cope so well with sudden changes in temperature.

I think once a week is excessive. I bathe my schnauzer once a month, once every six weeks, sometimes once every two months. Miniature schnauzers don't generally have a strong doggie smell and really if you comb and brush her regularly, all you'll need to do is to wipe her down now and then with a damp towel, and clean her paws after you come back from a walk, and her muzzle after a meal of black pepper steak. Excessive use of shampoo can deplete the natural oils on the skin and fur and lead to problems.

Miniature schnauzers can be prone to skin problems, so if your schnauzer has a problem and you find a product that helps, I'd use it, but I wouldn't go over the top. A lot of the time, the skin problems come from an inappropriate diet or aggravating factors around the house such as floor cleaners, shampoos (see above) and the like and I would deal with those first rather than slap some chemicals on the dog. I don't use anything on my own schnauzer.

Furnishing refers to all the frilly, fluffy bits on the legs and flanks of a properly groomed schnauzer.

Just to add to what I've written in a previous post - you also want to trim the fur between the paw pads of your schnauzer. This tends to grow very quickly and if you don't trim it off, your dog might start sliding around esp on a polished marble floor say. Use the ball-tipped scissors for this purpose. You should not leave it up to the professional groomer to do this unless you visit her once a month.


(This post was edited by PangurBan on Jul 3, 2007, 1:24 AM)


babymiki
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Jul 4, 2007, 1:14 AM

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i read dat using sodium bicarbonate can get rid of the dog smell. where can i get this powder?

if used too much will it dry the skin or cause it to be flaky?



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PangurBan
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Jul 4, 2007, 1:49 AM

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eh I use sodium bicarbonate sometimes when I bake. Er, donno what happen to your dog afterwards, jadi dog biscuit how ar?


holycow
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Jul 6, 2007, 12:15 AM

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Hi! Sorry! I was very busy these days. The sodium bicarbonate is use to clean the frunishings. If you have yellowins stains and wants it white you can use it. But then its better to leave it to the professional to do it as they have a better way.


irenekang
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Sep 10, 2007, 8:30 AM

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Hi,

I have tried Sodium Bicarbonate mixed with lemon juice but the stains on the feet and mouth area of my min. schnauzer is still there, not effective at all. Can anyone pls tell me what product to use for stain removal on fur and where to get them?

Wld appreciate your help. Thanks.


holycow
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Sep 11, 2007, 1:09 AM

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Hi,

I have tried Sodium Bicarbonate mixed with lemon juice but the stains on the feet and mouth area of my min. schnauzer is still there, not effective at all. Can anyone pls tell me what product to use for stain removal on fur and where to get them?

Wld appreciate your help. Thanks.



Hi! Irene,

If you cannot get it out, then you have to maintain your dog starting from now. I know of someone who can turn it white instantly but its not advisable, its better you maintain and slowly up keep your dog back white furnishings. I wash my dogs furnishings if it gets dirty and do not let her go out into dirty places. If she does, then I will wash her furnishings or let her go for grooming.


irenekang
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Sep 11, 2007, 1:52 AM

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Hi holycow,

Of course, I do wash her furnishings if she dirtys it as I allow her to go outside to pee/poo and to play in the garden/courtyard but you know, white will never stay white, it will be sort of yellowish kind of white. I bath her at least once a week. I am interested in knowing how to whiten their furnishings, esp. on the feet and beard like what you see in show dogs. Perhaps you or someone can enlighten me into the secret. Thanks anyway.


holycow
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Sep 12, 2007, 3:53 AM

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If you do not maintain her, she will be yellowish. I wash my dog's furnishings if I see some stains and if its dirty. And when my breeder gave me the dog, he specifically told me that if I do not keep it white then he will take it back from me. You can try to put apple cider vinegar once in a while in their food to make it white. But its all maintenances! My breeder (Ben in Penang) he has his dogs in air con 24/7 and has a special place for them to poo/pee. All his dogs are in the white furnishings so for your statement of white can never stay white, its not ture. I have been to his house and also saw it with my own eyes. And they are not show prepared. You take a look at my Binggi's picture, she has white furnishings and all I do is maintain her. Maybe you can contact his wife's shop 04-890 3516 she grooms my Binggi even before they opened grooming shop. Maybe they can help you turn your dog white but they are in Penang. Hope that helps!


dowk2301
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Sep 12, 2007, 5:30 PM

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Wah lau eh ...... so expensive to maintain a white MS. Looks like before I wanna get 1 white MS, i already give up. They seems to be having a better life than us. LIke that, i'd better stick to colored MS. I like particularly the grey-white MS. at least can hide any defects in white. I want to enjoy my pet - not put myself to stress with my pet.


holycow
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Sep 12, 2007, 5:51 PM

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Wah lau eh ...... so expensive to maintain a white MS. Looks like before I wanna get 1 white MS, i already give up. They seems to be having a better life than us. LIke that, i'd better stick to colored MS. I like particularly the grey-white MS. at least can hide any defects in white. I want to enjoy my pet - not put myself to stress with my pet.



I was once being scolded by my breeder/ friend (Ben) to mention White MS. So please do not say that I mention about white MS cos he really devote his life to MS and he will be mad at me if he hears I mention white MS. The Grey-White MS is Salt and Pepper. This was my first lesson from him too. There are 3 colors Salt & Pepper, Black & Silver and Black.


nicteh
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Jan 15, 2008, 5:08 PM

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mitosblog
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Mar 16, 2008, 3:55 AM

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Perhaps one day we need hairdressers for animal too, hehe...


David A. Hunter
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Jun 24, 2011, 3:14 AM

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It is an important thing to bring your pet dogs and cats to a pet groomer to maintain neat and clean. It is to avoid also any foul smell on their body and especially the attacking of fleas.

www.catcare101.com/cat-grooming/

 
 




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