What exactly defines double coated dogs? This is a question that does matter if you are about to choose a new dog for the household. It matters even more if you are about to embark on a grooming career.(more…)
If you are a dog lover but you suffer from allergies, or someone in your family does, then the good news is that not all is lost. You can still be the proud owner of a cute little puppy. Why? Because you can find comparatively non-shedding and low-shedding dogs to choose from a number of small, medium and big breeds.
On the other hand, perhaps you simply don’t want the hassle of having to chase loose dog hair that constantly accumulates on your carpet and furniture.(more…)
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.
However, this breed has specific grooming needs, so read on for some Airedale Terrier grooming tips.(more…)
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.(more…)
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 western countries.
Welsh Terrier Haircut Styles Grooming Guide
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.
But are there different styles for this breed or do we tend to stick to the conventional terrier style that we are used to seeing.
Let’s watch a groomer at work as she demonstrates. She also covers the tricky off-putting task of Welsh Terrier head grooming.
Now let’s take a look at a Winter Trim. As the name suggests, your Welsh Terrier is left with some welcoming warm Winter growth.
When it comes to this breed, 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.(more…)