Results are out! Find what you need...fast. Get quick advice or join the chat
x

Unlock these great extras with your FREE membership

  • One-on-one advice about results day and Clearing
  • Free access to our personal statement wizard
  • Customise TSR to suit how you want to use it

How long does a miniature schnauzer's hair take to grow?

Announcements Posted on
Find your uni forum to get talking to other applicants, existing students and your future course-mates 27-07-2015
Win top prizes in our mega results day giveaway... 24-07-2015
  1. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    My family has a pet miniature schnauzer, and she's really well-behaved for the groomers at the local vocational college, so we have her cut in proper schnauzer fashion.

    However, that's about the only place she behaves, so she tends to get in a bit of a mess! Usually, we brush her regularly to keep the longer fur on her legs and tummy neat and knot-free.

    But we had her spayed a couple of weeks ago, and we were specifically instructed not to brush her for a while, so her fur got matted and the groomers had no choice but to shave it all really short.

    She's still adorable, but I'm just curious about how long it will take for her fur - especially the long bits on the legs and tummy - to grow back to its old length. I don't really know how fast schnauzer fur grows, so will it be weeks or months?
  2. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Months I would imagine.
  3. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    it depends what her old length was.

    out of interest who told you not to brush her? That is just idiotic advice. If I didnt brush my poodle (who has long hair) for more than a few days the mattig would be serious serrriioouuususss!

    I would say it may be another 3-5 months before you look back at photos of her now and see a true difference. my dogs hair grows super fast ...however furnishings (the leg and rib hair and beard) tend to grow slower than other areas.. espesh beards!
  4. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Schnauzers aren't cut, they are to be hand-plucked to keep the hair the correct wiry texture. Clipping takes away the outer coat leaving the curly undercoat which is more prone to knots and mats. It will take months of careful grooming to return the coat to normal if at all.
  5. Offline

    ReputationRep:
    Surely by "not brush" they meant don't brush over the stitches. The rest of her should have been fine!

    As to your answer, it's usually a good couple of months I'd have thought

Reply

Submit reply

Register

Thanks for posting! You just need to create an account in order to submit the post
  1. this can't be left blank
    that username has been taken, please choose another Forgotten your password?
  2. this can't be left blank
    this email is already registered. Forgotten your password?
  3. this can't be left blank

    6 characters or longer with both numbers and letters is safer

  4. this can't be left empty
    your full birthday is required
  1. By joining you agree to our Ts and Cs, privacy policy and site rules

  2. Slide to join now Processing…

Updated: December 6, 2012
TSR Support Team

We have a brilliant team of more than 60 Support Team members looking after discussions on The Student Room, helping to make it a fun, safe and useful place to hang out.

Poll
Should we teach typing before handwriting?
Results and Clearing

Results are coming...

No sweat. Here's all you need to make sure you're ready

new on tsr

Cure summer boredom

Bargain games for under £20

Useful resources

Quick link:

Unanswered animals and pets threads

Groups associated with this forum:

View associated groups
x

Think you'll be in clearing or adjustment?

Hear direct from unis that want to talk to you

Get email alerts for university course places that match your subjects and grades. Just let us know what you're studying.

Quick reply
Reputation gems: You get these gems as you gain rep from other members for making good contributions and giving helpful advice.