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ace the wonder dog

god moves on the water like casey jones

Because you asked for it:

Here's what the process of grooming the GRD looks like. Yes, there is a dog in there somewhere.

...I think.

This takes about forty minutes twice a week, or about 90 minutes once a week. We like the first option better, because in three days he doesn't have time to matt. Basically, he gets a spray conditioner brushed through his coat in sections, which are then combed out. Yes, I do have to brush his armpits, between his toes, his butt, and his testicles, all of which are furry. He's particularly dubious about the toes part, as you can tell....


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Where did you find the little wookie and what are you doing to it on your kitchen floor?
*g* I know of at least two Briards and a kennel named "Chewbaccca."

Edited at 2009-04-03 10:50 pm (UTC)
I don't know who's more adorable in that photo, him or you.
Aww. Thank you.

(He's generally a nicer creature...)
It's not a dog, it's a Wookie!
That second picture is awesome, though it is vaguely reminiscent of something the late Jane Goodall might have aspired to.
That is entirely ridiculous.
Yes. Yes, it is. *g* I particularly like the back foot braced against the cabinetry.
I'd say I really appreciate my short-haired dog, but you both look like you're having so much fun inventing dog-grooming yoga poses :)
That really is a ridiculously gigantic dog. Or a giant sloth. From this angle, I can't tell.
The hair grows in the other direction, on a sloth....
I still have problems believing there's a dog under there!
Wow! Until those photos, I really had no idea of the scale of the GRD!

Month Long Lurker...

First time commenting...

I just wanted to say I like your giant ridiculous dog. :D

Re: Month Long Lurker...

Thank you! I'm kind of falling in love with him, myself. I got really lucky.
He is suffering so obviously in those photos....
The torments of the DAMNED. *g*
Nice to meet you!

Actually, he is quite muppety. I'm after my mom to name one Fizzgig.
Huh, it's windy here, making it a perfect time for brushing out the dog, so that's what I just did as well.

Keeping the backyard safe from moose
(Photo (c) Rebecca Ore, who was briefly my roommate)

He's a Norwegian Elkhound, a thick double-coated snow-dog, kind of like a smaller and bark-y-er Alaskan Malamute, and as such, I can generally pull a softball-sized lump of dog off of him in about two minutes of brushing. Gotta do it outside, and it really helps if it's windy - otherwise, it all winds up stuck to either you or him.

He's a happy boy. I don't know how I ever managed to function all of those years that I didn't have a dog.
Dogs make everything better, I swear.
That's a yeti. There's a yeti, tragically thrashing, in your kitchen.

That's so cool!
That second photo is the happiest one I've ever seen of you. GRDs are obviously good for bears.
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