Every pet owner who has a long-haired
or thick-coated animal knows how difficult, time consuming and
frustrating it can be for both you and your pet when dealing with matted
Sometimes it doesn’t matter how often you groom your dog, those large, tight knots of fur are just inevitable. Matted fur is difficult to avoid in breeds such as the Chow, Rough Collie, Newfoundland and other long-haired types. Thick
matting can be very painful and uncomfortable for an animal, especially
when those mats are located behind the ears, flank or rear end areas of
skills are developed with practice over time, much like scissoring and
styling and a visit to a professional Groomer is usually required. Mat splitting requires much care and attention and by teasing small areas of matting at a time, most coats can be saved. We will make
every effort to save a matted coat and only in the most severe cases
will the coat need to be shaved to resolve the problem.
a little attention at home, in between salon visits, this can and
should be avoided, as it’s a time consuming and sometimes unpleasant
experience for the animal.