Every dog, whether it is an exquisite decorative baby or a formidable giant dog, needs to take care of its coat. A shiny, neat, sleek “fur coat” is not only a reflection of the animal’s good health, but also evidence that the owner treats his pet with love and care. Dog grooming is a mandatory procedure, without which the pet will never look comme il faut, however, its features and frequency vary depending on the breed of the pet and the type of coat. Most owners, armed with special grooming tools, prefer to cut the dog at home. Four-armed “stars” of the world of cynology, participants in exhibitions and championships, luxurious model haircuts are usually created by professionals, unless the enthusiastic owners themselves learn this rather complicated craft.
Trimmed and combed Yorkshire Terrier
For dog grooming types, there are two basic definitions: hygienic and model. The first is required for all pets. It includes cutting or trimming overgrown hair on the face, ears, beard, if any, between the fingers and the pads of the paws, in the genital area.
Hygienic also includes cutting the entire body of the dog, necessary or desirable in some cases. Among them – a strong confusion of the coat, numerous mats on all parts of the animal’s body, dermatitis, fleas, increased secretion of the sebaceous glands.
Hygienic procedure, as a rule, ends with clipping. Continue reading