Grooming Dog Breeds

Tips on how to groom your particular breed of dog. What are the special dog grooming cuts? How many different styles can you consider for your breed of dog?


Learn How to Groom Dogs: Do It Yourself Dog Grooming Guides for Specific Breeds

All dog breeds require a certain amount of grooming. I don’t know of a breed that doesn’t need bathing from time to time, some a lot more than others.  But when you look at the stats, it’s amazing to see how many different dog breeds require extensive grooming and of course clipping.

We are currently adding to our tips for different dog breeds, but so far, you can find the following comprehensive list of articles that feature grooming specifics on the listed breeds.

The All Breed Dog Grooming Guide

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How to Groom a Goldendoodle – How to Clip a Goldendoodle   Recently updated !

The Goldendoodle Crossbreed

As the name suggests, this designer breed is the result of crossing a Golden Retriever with a Poodle.

An affectionate dog, the average Goldendoodle is proving to be very popular as a family dog.  You only have to look at the Groodle in the video below to see how placid this breed can be.

This breed heralds back to the early 1990s so i hasn’t been around for a long, long time.

Of interest is the fact that this breed is even being used in certain service capacities, such as therapy dogs and guide dogs.

The Goldendoodle Coat

The amount of shedding that you can expect with this hybrid breed can vary considerably. On the one hand, some seem to shed more than expected but others are, as expected from the Poodle heritage, light shedding. Either way, make sure you have a good pet vacuum on hand, even if it is just for cleaning up after brushing and clipping

Either way, this is a dog breed that should be groomed regularly. Believe it or not,low shedding breeds tend to require more grooming than breeds that shed profusely. 

And such a grooming routine would need to include bathing, brushing and clipping. (more…)


Chow Chow Tools for Grooming – Buy a Chow Chow Grooming Kit

As you would imagine, the wonderfully thick double coat of a Chow Chow requires expert attention to keep it healthy and striking. 

Because the Chow Chow sheds, you will need a routine to keep the excess hair at bay and a way to vacuum the copious hair that might have escaped your attention. 

The American Kennel Club estimates that you will probably need to allocate a couple of hours each week to keep the Chow Chow coat in check. And this time could well be taken up with the task of brushing alone. 

And of course like all dogs, the nails need to be clipped on a regular basis. Needless to say, the other routine tasks should be slotted into your routine as well; tasks such as checking ears for wax and cleaning teeth as best you can. (more…)


How to Groom a Bedlington Terrier – How to Clip a Bedlington   Recently updated !

If you are interested in “adopting” a member of this cute breed then you will need to have an idea about what is required in grooming a Bedlington Terrier.

On the other hand if you already own a Bedlington Terrier then you have probably discovered that whilst this breed is relatively easy to house train, it does require some effort in maintaining a nicely groomed look.

The Bedlington is generally regarded as quite easy to train and definitely loves to go for her daily walk. In fact this breed often loves to run and run, therefore a tight grip on her lead is often a wise stance to take in public places. Being such an active breed, with a hunting instinct, your pet can very quickly get into all kinds of dirty environments, often at the expense of her newly cleaned coat. For example, many love to explore holes looking for possible unsuspecting prey.

So, there is no avoiding a grooming regime with this breed. Let’s read on for tips on how to groom a Bedlington Terrier. (more…)


How to Groom a Labradoodle – Tips on Grooming Labradoodle

Labradoodles are quickly becoming one of the most sought after breeds in the pet industry. They are friendly, playful and make perfect family dogs.

One of the main reasons for their widespread popularity is the type of coat they have, which generally falls between being curly and wavy while not as kinky as that of the Poodle. Even more exciting is the fact that the coat sheds at a much slower rate than that of other breeds, which means that it is a viable option for pet lovers who are allergic to dog dander.

However, the beautiful and attractive coat of the Labradoodle does mean that they require routine brushing. In this article, we will cast our lenses at the different types of Labradoodle coats, how much they shed, any common coat problems and how to best groom and care for the coat of the Labradoodle in more detail. (more…)


Grooming Border Collies: How to Groom a Border Collie at Home

If you are one of the many dog owners fortunate enough to own a beautiful Border Collie, then looking after him or her correctly is going to be a big priority for you.

And a large part of proper care involves grooming Border Collies on a regular basis. So if you are one of the many dog owners who prefer DIY grooming, then you will be interested in learning how to groom a Border Collie at home

How Often Does a Border Collie Need Grooming

I find that there is a lot of debate about how often you need to groom your Border Collie. Some suggest a grooming regime every 4 to 8 weeks, others suggest weekly. I would suggest that brushing should certainly be done weekly if not more often. A lot depends on the shedding season and the type of coat that your Border Collie has.

This guide seeks to provide you with some tips on how to go about grooming a Border Collie in the most effective way possible. (more…)