The one thing that most dog owners don't
like is grooming their dogs. Some dogs
require very little grooming, while other
dog breeds require frequent bathing or
Much dog grooming
can be done at home. You should learn
to do this by your own, because your dog
groomer will charge you quite a bit of
money. Don’t worry, dogs only need
bathing when they are dirty. Bathing
dogs all 3-4 months is enough. In
truth, frequent bathing dries out the
skin and leads to itching, bacterial
skin infections and skin
More important is brushing
coat needs brushing several times
each week. Dogs with this type of coat
are German Shepherd, Newfoundland or Golden
Non-shedding coat needs
clipping on a regular basis, to keep your
dogs coat and skin healthy. These dogs
also need to have their ear hair removed.
Some examples are Poodle,
Bichon Frisé and Shih
Silky coat needs a lot
of grooming. The dead hair has to be removed
to prevent the dog from getting mats.
Examples of silky haired dogs are Afghane,
Spaniel, Setter, and Pekingese.
Dogs with wiry coats,
like the Wire Haired Dachshund,
the Schnauzers and most of the Terrier
need hand stripping, usually twice a year,
or clipping regularly.
Smooth coated dogs are
the easiest in grooming. A comb is all
you really need. Boxer dog, Dobermann,
Greyhound and Pitbull
are smooth coated dogs.
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