This was written be me in Facebook Notes at 2013 and I republish it here as FB seem to not support Notes sharing anymore.
Some grooming tips about our grooming method
There for sure is many ways working with Afghan Hound coat and knot managing….but not many seem to use method to avoid knots appearing. I’ve got good results with this since 2006, that works amazingly….
Currently we have several young dogs, more or less coat, they do well and without mats 2 – 3 weeks, brushing and hairdrying takes 1-2 hour;) So this technics works if used since puppyhood, if starting later, then it takes few month I guess , depending of amount broken hair in coat. As soon it grows or changes to healthy hair, it works and the time between baths lengten. We never scissor young dogs to look less hair for judges;) We let it coat change naturally and settle down to be long healthy hair;)
Imagine having 3 youngsters through changing hair and have no knots nor mats and can bath them every 10 day;) Except during 1-2 week after heat of females 2 month later when they drop a little coat or male when he just literally changes puppy fluff off, need to bath once per week. Yes, we have few different hair types represented aswell from little coat to lot.YES that is possible!!! With simple goal: grow the healthy hair since beginning, avoid broke any hair, bath day BEFORE any knots appearing. With this, they start have unbroken hair since young puppy age.
Sweet’nd naughty Musti – BALT LV LT EST CH Al Khabara Gentle Gangster
Musti is by SBIS INT, NORD, FIN, SWE, NO, DK, EST CH Nord W-09 FINW-11, 14, HKI W-14, Vet World Winner-15
Agha Djari’s Urban Cowboy
and SBOS, INT, BALT, EST, LT, LV, BLR, RUS CH, EST JCH, EST VET CH, Alpe Adria W-06, Alpe Adria JW-06, LT CLW-07,08, EST VW-2013 Kingsleah Amazing Grace
Musti is owned by us, breeders
We LOVE this boy withgolden heart and such a great temperament !
There is things at night – no things but Smokey is ! He does not look sleepy at all, does he?
“Leave a little sparkle wherever your go” – video greeting from promenading Roxanna who seem to enjoy the travelling in Lithuania
Roxanna is CH Al Khabara Lovin’ Tiger Lily
This is the saddened, very offense look I got when arriving home yesterday late evening from our granddaughter Emilie’s 3 yo birthday. Lilli would preferred to come with us but we left her home.
If only she had known that when Emilie opened our gift – a doll, and I asked what would be the name of this doll?
Emilie answered promptly and clearly ” LILLI”
Incredible, I am so touched!
PS. Someone said, her eyes still express some flames too, Afghan Hound way LOL
Have a good Monday sais Lilli by taking place to her favourite place at kitchen couch where she has great overview of everything !
One nice sunny day we packed our younger ones (15 month old) to van and took off to southern Estonia to visit Tentel ( Al Khabara Extravaganza) and her lovely family Jane and Aivo and her friends whippets.
What a great time it was for everyone in Aivo’s and Jane’s beautiful garden! Chill! We took lot photos, to be honest, I found it out later that I took sooooo many photos. Every time resizing photos for upload, I remind that to myself but for so deaf ears! So it turns out a photo blog post and a memory of nice beginning of summer!
Pictured on group photo from left is Smokey ( Al Khabara Let Me Be Your Sensation), Roxanna (Al Khabara Lovin’ Tiger Lily) Jane, Tentel and her friend and best buddy Lotta, Aivo, and Alex with Phoebe ( Al Khabara Lily Of The Valley).
Here is full gallery of photos we did that day:
We wish Rocky ( Al Khabara Let The Sensation Rock) lot love and all the best in his new home with Lena in Sweden.
Rocky pictured at weekend before his long and stormy ferry trip to Sweden. What can be more lovely to hear that Rocky did trip well and settled well in new home and family he also found new buddy first day in new home and made a friendship.
We wish lot of joy and happy moments with Rocky boy and lot love and fun with him, Lena !
See more photos of Rocky on ferry here:
It have been very dark, rainy, wet and boring autumn. What makes your heart to sing and eye to spark is the family of three generations middle of happy couching while you are trying to get the kitchen duties done. Looking these eyecandies on the couch in kitchen makes everything to go like flash :)
Pictured is from left: Lilli, who is in energy saving mode while dinner is not on table yet, her Daughter Roxanna, her Grandmother Grace, 10 years old and her Grandson Rocky, 8 month old. Lilli knows nothing drop till food is not ready, Roxanna and Rocky are hopeful and Grace never lose the hope to get a piece of something tasty.
See more pictures:
Lilli is known to inspire the photographers but now she seem inspired one of us to grab the pen and draw her up :)
Hopeless if you try to be serious here behind the camera :) Roxanna enjoying herself, after all, hey, this is Roxanna – our little daily entertainer.
Making new pictures almost every day, summer is great time and this year also so good, warm and not hot. Definitely makes good reason why our blog is so behind this month! But lot postings on the way, so stay tuned!
Here is some more pictures from puppy garden: