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Old 01-23-2013, 12:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Have you ever chopped off your fluff's topknot? Did you regret it? If yes, could you share why?

Thanks in advance for sharing your experiences.


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Old 01-23-2013, 12:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
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I think topknots are so cute on Maltese- girl and boy fluffs! My husband refuses and think its only for girl pups. Obi had a major haircut and the topknot went. I like the freedom of no topknot, but it is much more noticeable when it's time for a haircut with short hair because it's starts to grow over the eyes. I think a regret of cutting the topknot is that it takes SO long to grow it back out to a nice length.

Are you thinking of cutting Gustave's? I love his topknot.... He really wears it well


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Old 01-23-2013, 12:58 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Yes! No time soon but I found this really cute pic for a hairstyle I want to try next time on him. It's so cute!! I especially love the mop thing on his head.

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I do love his topknot though. I don't have to worry about it for 2-3 months but as you probably know by now, I like planning in advance, haha.


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I am thinking about chopping off Ein's Topknot! well, he already has not worn it for several days now, and only thing that's keeping his long bangs are little baby clip.. The thing is,, I DO love the topknot look on Maltese.... but I also Love the face that you can just run your hand over his head to pet him without messing up topknot. Ugh... Its a huge dilemma! Ugh...

Most of the Korean cut on Maltese do not have topknot (for boys), and I am seriously thinking about it now. Obi's cut is one of my Favorite for no topknot look, and I've been digging all his photos from the forum and been admiring it.
But yes, Marisa is right though- it will def take very long time to grow it out once you chop it off..... I suppose once you cut it, you just have to maintain them.


BUT I am still seriously considering them. I wonder how other members in SM feel about their boy fluffs without topknot??
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I gave up and cut Bailey's topknot off a few months ago and have no regrets. I wish I'd done it sooner!

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I guess you really have to know what direction you want his coat to go.... because yes - once you cut it, it takes FOREVER.

I cut some off Grace's top knot and her ears when she was about 5 months old (about 1 1/2 inch).... It is still growing and isn't fully grown out to where it doesn't look uneven anymore. It would be that much longer and natural if I hadn't clipped it.

Gustave is adorable with his topknot, and it is very "maltese".... but Obi is adorable too I love Obi.

So it's a hard choice....
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I did trim Zoe's topknot a year ago and regret it. I thought it would grow out fast but her hair grows slowly. Don't think I would cut it again.
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I gave up and cut Bailey's topknot off a few months ago and have no regrets. I wish I'd done it sooner!

No More Topknot!
I saw that. I think that thread is the one of the few topknot cutting threads that was positive. I'm so tempted.


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I guess you really have to know what direction you want his coat to go.... because yes - once you cut it, it takes FOREVER.

I cut some off Grace's top knot and her ears when she was about 5 months old (about 1 1/2 inch).... It is still growing and isn't fully grown out to where it doesn't look uneven anymore. It would be that much longer and natural if I hadn't clipped it.

Gustave is adorable with his topknot, and it is very "maltese".... but Obi is adorable too I love Obi.

So it's a hard choice....
You're right, it's a long term commitment either way. I'm gonna photoshop his pic without a topknot and then judge!!


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I did trim Zoe's topknot a year ago and regret it. I thought it would grow out fast but her hair grows slowly. Don't think I would cut it again.
So did it take about one year for it to reach original length?


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