So you want to groom you own dog!

If you plan to groom your own Havanese, there are a few things you should know to get the job done properly. These are all things a professional groomer should be doing for you if you elect to pay someone else to groom your dog. The Havanese have a few 'tricks' that you should be aware of. First off, if you're grooming yourself, you will need to commit to bath and groom them on a regular schedule - I suggest every two weeks. This will help minimize the tangles in their hair and keep them clean and smelling fresh.

I have put together a number of photos (below) showing the necessary steps in grooming your own Havanese properly. Click on each thumb nail to get the larger image and description for each picture. 

The Bath
The Bath
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Outer Coat
Outer Coat
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Under Coat
Under Coat
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De-matting
De-matting
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Wide-toothed comb
Wide-toothed comb
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Narrow-toothed comb
Narrow-toothed comb
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No More Knots
No More Knots
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Dry (maybe)
Dry (maybe)
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Dry (nope)
Dry (nope)
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Ear Mats - flap
Ear Mats - flap
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Ear mats - underneath
Ear mats - underneath
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Ear Hair - dark
Ear Hair - dark
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Ear Hair - light
Ear Hair - light
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Ear Hair - plucking
Ear Hair - plucking
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Ear Hair - Removed
Ear Hair - Removed
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Male belly trim
Male belly trim
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Bum Hair
Bum Hair
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Nails - White
Nails - White
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Nails - Black
Nails - Black
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Foot Hair Removal
Foot Hair Removal
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Foot Hair Matting
Foot Hair Matting
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