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.

Need for cordless clippers

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.

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Havanese Haircuts – Havanese Puppy Cut & Teddy Bear Cut Grooming Tips   Recently updated !

The cute Havanese breed is actually native to Cuba. The adjective ‘cute’ barely begins to describe these loveable dogs, not to mention their superb coats. But like all long-haired breeds, their coats require ongoing attention to keep them looking healthy and groomed.

If you are looking to buy a Havanese puppy, these tips can steer you in the right direction with respect to taking care of the Havanese coat. In particular, you can gain valuable tips on how to groom Havanese the right way whether at home or in the salon. Read on to get tips about some of the more popular Havanese haircut styles.

Similarly if you are working as a professional groomer and have customers bringing in their Havanese pet for a grooming appointment, you can also utilize these suggestions to good effect.


Havanese (Comprehensive Owner’s Guide)

This article provides some trimming tips for you along with suggestions for tools to make the task more easy.

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Pekingese Grooming Tips: Shedding, Tools, Matting, Clipping

The Pekingese history, can be traced back to early China. Around the early 1900s the breed became popular in other countries in western regions, often proving popular with celebrities and the like. 


The Pekingese Temperament

This is a very popular dog breed, not only because of its cute appearance but also because of its temperament.

One could be excused for assuming that little toy dog varieties are also dainty and subdued.

Well the Pekingese breed, while cute and dainty, is a very proud dog that carries itself assuredly and can be quite stubborn in a number of ways. But you can expect most Peningese to be content to sit quietly around the house, preferably on a fluffy pillow.  However, bring out the toys and you will have a very playful, entertaining little dog on your hands. 

The somewhat sensitive Pekingese doesn’t take kindly to any kind of rough play so perhaps this breed is not so suitable around very young children. Watch your hands too if you decide that he has had enough to eat and go remove his bowl before he has devoured the whole lot.  (more…)


Types of Goldendoodle Haircuts: Goldendoodle Grooming Styles

So you are the proud owner of a gorgeous Goldendoodle. What’s not to like? If you are trying to decide which type of Goldendoodle haircut to opt for, from the best Goldendoodle grooming styles on offer. then read on.

If you already own a member of this breed, then you will know all too well that a good grooming routine is required.

On the other hand, if you are just getting ready to welcome home your new little Goldendoodle puppy then it is probably a good idea to know what is ahead with respect to grooming and just how to go about it. 

To help you get started, I can refer you to some good Goldendoodle grooming tips, including which tools to use(more…)


How to Groom a German Shepherd – Grooming Tips, Tools, Food

Regardless of the coat length, all dogs require grooming to ensure a healthy, pleasant-to-live-with pet. Some breeds naturally require more than others. So, let’s see what is involved in taking care of the German Shepherd’s coat.

Grooming a German Shepherd Basics

The German Shepherd was originally a breed used in herding sheep. And of course, today, it is a breed often used in a variety of working dog capacities. But the German Shepherd is also a very popular choice as a household pet known for its intelligence, loyalty and ease of training.

You will want your German Shepherd to look as striking as possible which usually goes hand-in-hand with optimal health. (more…)


How to Groom a Goldendoodle: Tips on Grooming a Goldendoodle 2

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…)