Last week, when the temperatures were soaring, I couldn't help but feel sorry for Vicky and Didou, the Madhouse doggies. They have very thick fur and they spent all day long panting and looking uncomfortable.
Sorry for the blurry photo - while Didou (with the black nose in the top photo) was happy to pose, Vicky (with the pink nose) wouldn't stay still !
I got out the parasol and took them outside for a quick bit of
sheep dog-shearing - there was enough fur to fill a black bin bag ! They aren't particularly keen on being groomed - they try to lick and bite the shaver ! - but I'm sure they felt better afterwards and at least they've stopped panting all the time.
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