Mr Darcy is part Maltese and his fur is like wool. It mats and clumps, especially between his rear legs and under his armpits. I have to trim him fairly frequently.
Hold Still !
"But Dad, it tickles. And I don't trust you with those scissors, not right there anyway ! "
Don't be a such a chicken. I'll be careful. Now stretch out and don't move !
"OK Dad, holding very still... just be careful."
Si the DogBlogger.