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How to Groom a Long Coat

How to Groom a Long Coat

The long coated small breeds are characterized by a certain appealing full fluffiness, as opposed to the parted coat-breeds, which are characterized by long, smooth, flowing hair, which is more similar to long human hair. For this reason, keep this in mind when grooming long-coated small dogs: Think of the coat standing out from the […]
Grooming the Medium Coat

Grooming the Medium Coat

Another type of coat that is easy to groom is the medium coat. Many medium-coated dogs should remain entirely natural without trimming, clipping, or shaping. The medium coat does not tangle, mat, hold on to dirt, or require special attention other than regular brushing and the occasional bath. Long hair on the feet should be […]
8 Steps To Grooming Your Dog's Ears

8 Steps To Grooming Your Dog’s Ears

Whether your dog’s ears are long and droopy, or short and catlike, they require attention to make sure that they stay clean and free of problems. Ears produce wax, trap dirt, grow hair, retain moisture, and can easily develop infections when they are neglected. Check your dog’s ears every day. lf your dog is used […]
6 Steps To Grooming a Wavy or Curly-Coated Sporting Breed

6 Steps To Grooming a Wavy or Curly-Coated Sporting Breed

Grooming a dog with a curly or a wavy coat is not as simple as grooming one that has a short and smooth coat. For example, take the the “water breeds”. They are sporting dogs with extremely harsh curly coats. Because these dogs typically spend a lot of time out in the field, retrieving items […]
3 Ways to Dry the Coat

3 Ways to Dry the Coat

There are three methods that can be applied to properly dry the coat, depending on the breed of dog you are working with. These are: The fluff-dry method, the cage drying method, and the towel-dry method. The first method and perhaps the most difficult to achieve is the fluff-dry method. A high-speed floor dryer is […]