Dogs with long hair are beautiful and gorgeous. Their long hair make them look elegant and rest of the dogs jealous. But do you know dog with long hair demand a different and more indulging grooming than the rest of the dogs? Apart from using a good quality dog wash, the grooming of dogs with long hair require much more.
Dogs with long hair are groomed in the following manner:
In order to bathe your long-haired dog, it is always suggested to start the bathing process from top to bottom. The water must be poured from the very top to the very bottom and you must apply the dog shampoo in the same manner. You can use your fingers in order to remove the debris that are caught up in the hair. However, you must never forget to use a de-tangler cum moisturizing conditioner post the process of shampooing your long-haired pooch.
You can either allow the dog’s hair to get dry by itself or can also use a hot air blower. Not only this, you can also make your dog lie down near a heat vent in order to get all its hair dried. All the dogs with long hair need a duration of at least two or three hours in order to dry their coat completely.
The next process after drying the long hair or your dog involves trimming. You can trim the hairs which grow around the toe-pads of your pooch. Also, long hair pose a lot of problem when your pooch runs and thus there are chances of slipping. You must also make the use of special dog nail clippers in order to ward off the toe nails from growing and getting too sharp.
Post the process of washing your dog using a dog wash, you must involve in a regular brushing of your pooch in order to prevent all kinds of tangles and matting on to your dog’s coat. You can use a pin brush or a rotating comb to serve the purpose. You must make sure to remove the collar of your pooch before starting with the process of brushing. Brush you dog gently in order to make sure that your dog is all comfortable while being brushed.
The best time where you can apply medication and clean your pooch’s ear is when its coat gets dry prior to brushing the coat. You must apply the tick medication along the spine of your pooch and must distribute when the coat is brushed. You must clean your pooch regularly.
This is done while getting ready your dog for the show. You must make sure that the hair of your dog doesn’t have any tangles while fluffing your pooch.
Make the use of dog grooming clipper in order to groom all the hair on your pooch’s face. Run the clipper on to your palm in order to make sure that it doesn’t cut the skin. For a short-hair groom, make the use of the clippers at an angle. For the long hair, keep the clippers flat.
This is how to groom your long-haired pooch with all the fineness.