I encourage bath and brush or bath and tidy appointments for anyone who is trying to grow their dogs coat out. Mats happen when the fur gets wet in the rain or snow, and doesn't get brushed out immediately.
Most times I can save some length on matted dogs, but this girl was felted to the skin. I had to do a 7f on the body and 10 on the legs. Now she gets to wear some of the really cute sweaters that are available out there! :D Mom and Dad were taking her for lots of walks and giving her lots of baths to get rid of all the