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Old 01-01-2013, 05:52 PM   #1
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Should I remover her pony tail at night every night to give her a break or is it OK to leave it in?
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Old 01-01-2013, 06:11 PM   #2
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I leave Mandie's in sometimes, but it's halfway out in the morning so I probably shouldn't. I'm curious to see what others say on this, too.
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I use terrycloth scrunchies for Jada and Bogie's topknots and I don't put them in tight. I take them down daily to brush them and re braid their braids. I leave them in at night and always have. It has never been an issue.
If I used bands I would take them down at night.
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I leave Katie's topknot in, but it's not pulled tight. Otherwise her hair would be in her eyes. I redo it every morning, but she has one at all times.
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My two that have Top Knots I leave them in at all times.
I do redo them at least 2 times a day. I also use the scrunchies.
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I leave my girls in at night as well, but I was curious as to what others did...thank you for the reply ladies.
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I leave in But take the bow off. When she was really little I was afraid she would get it out and eat one!
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I left Tamekas in all night, she was so used to having a pony tail in that most of the time it didn't bother her. Sometimes she would rub her head and I would take it out to let her itch and then put it back.
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My Sadie has hers in at all times I was wondering the same thing if I should keep it in or not at night I use orthodontist elastics as anything else just falls out
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Lexie has hers in all the time & it's never been a problem. I just use the fabric bands only, no latex or rubber bands.
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Gracie's topknot is too long to leave loose at night. When I tried it she had hair in her face and mouth in the morning. I also use the little scrunchie things that I bought at K-Mart at night. I think they are a little less hard on the hair. You do have to replace them often because they stretch out easily. They are pretty cheap to buy though.
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Trixie's is not that long but long enough that she can't see well without it being up, I just wondered if she would end up with a headache like I get when I have my hair up for too long.
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It is really important to make sure whatever kind of band you use is not causing pulling on the hair any where on the head. You can loosen any pulling of the hair by pulling up on the band with one of the teeth of your comb after the band is in place. Really the dog should not even be aware that there is anything on the head. It could give them a lot of discomfort if the band is tight or pulling the hair at all. I always check by looking and feeling the hair on the head to make sure there is no tightness at all.
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I leave Katie's topknot in, but it's not pulled tight. Otherwise her hair would be in her eyes. I redo it every morning, but she has one at all times.
This is what I do, they get up during the night to go potty, and they need to be able to see! I never have the topknot in very tight.
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I always take Zoe's hair down at night. I wait until she lays down to sleep and then just pull it out. I know when I wear my hair in a ponytail all day it feels good to take it out at night so I figure she likes the break too. She sleeps all night and doesn't get up so I've decided it doesn't matter if its in her eyes. Of course when she gets up in the morning the first thing we do is "fix her hair".
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