Leaving your dog’s hair long isn’t a great thing. Without regular haircuts, he could end up with a matted coat which can put both of you in misery.

There are different ways to cut your dog’s hair and it’s important to pay attention to what he needs before getting them groomed. Some dogs don’t need to be shaved while others only need simple fur trimming.

To inspire you to groom your pets, here are 37 really adorable before and after pictures of dogs after getting a haircut.