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?


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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.

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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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Airedale Terrier Grooming Guide

Airedale terriers are one of those breeds that probably match your ‘stereotypical’ idea of how a terrier is expected to look. Their long snout and characteristic curls set them apart and are likely to get you the occasional “Your dog is so cute.” from a passerby or neighbor.

Airedale Terrier Dog Figurine

However, this breed has specific grooming needs, so read on for some Airedale Terrier grooming tips.

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How to Groom a Papillon Dog

Papillon Characteristics and Grooming Needs

The Papillon, French for butterfly, is easily recognized by its butterfly wing-like ears. The small toy dog is generally low maintenance and easy to groom. Its fun and playful disposition, along with its long strands of hair, may cause it to get small tangles, but these are usually easy to comb out.


The typical Papillon is usually described by her owner as having a cheery disposition. And I would add to that description the word ‘robust’.

Owners usually find that their Papillon puppy is relatively easy to train. It should be mentioned, however, that their lively nature would be in contrast to the placid nature of many lap dog breeds. What else is similar or different?

How Does the Papillon Compare to Other Breeds

So how does the Papillon compare to other dog breeds?

Click on the graphic below to access a unique interactive app that can show you how the Papillon is related to other breeds.

Papillon Breed Comparison
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How to Groom a Welsh Terrier

Grooming Welsh Terriers

The Welsh Terrier dog breed is native to Wales. It was during the mid-1900s that it became very popular among dog enthusiasts living in the western countries.

There is no doubt that the Welsh Terrier is a popular breed which is loved by many because of its intelligence and cheerful nature. The Welsh Terrier breed, while rugged and sturdy, is an enthusiastic and feisty canine and makes for a great family dog.

When it comes to Welsh Terriers, grooming is a vital part of their care and maintenance. In this article, we will discuss some useful tips on how to groom your Welsh Terrier properly.

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Havanese Teddy Bear Cut vs Puppy Cut 2

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.

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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 the suggestions listed below, to good effect.

Havanese Haircuts Styles

This article provides some trimming tips for different Havanese haircuts styles along with suggestions for tools to make the task easier.

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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. 

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