Tips & Tricks
Here is some tips and tricks for your loved ones.
Smooth or Short-coated dogs:
Doberman Pinschers, German Shorthaired Pointers, Dachshunds, American Staffordshire Terriers, American Bulldogs, French Bulldogs, Pugs, Boxers, Beagles, and many other breedshave a smooth or short coat. The coat lays close to the skin and is soft to the touch. People think that short-coated dogs shed less than long-coated and double-coated dogs, like Huskies or Labradors.

Short-coated dogs do shed, and some of them shed a lot. This is why they need regular brushing to help them lose dead hairs out of the coat. This brushing will also keep the skin and coat healthier. Many short-coated dogs tend to have contact allergies after running
through bushes and tall grass, so their skin might become itchy.

As professional groomers, we highly recommend keeping their skin clean and brushing them regularly.

1
Step one
Start with brushing your dog on the dry coat
2
Step two
Clean the coat with the cleaning wipes or shower
Here are some products that may help you maintain your dog's skin and coat healthy
For cleaning coat, you can use one of those cleaning wipes that will help your dog decrease the amount of oil, dust and allergens on the coat and skin:
For brushing short-coated dogs, we recommend using one of those silicone brushes:
It helps to get rid of dead hair and will not scratch the dog's skin:
Long-coated dogs:
There are a lot of long-coated dogs, such as Afghan, Bernese Mountain Dog, Shih Tzu,
Havanese, Yorkshire Terrier, Maltese, and some other dog breeds.
However, no matter the breed or length of the coat, all long-haired dogs need thorough and
regular coat care. A long coat tends to get tangled and matted, especially in places where the coat
moves, like behind ears and the legs and on underarms, and has contact with a collar or harness,
like on the neck and on the chest. The more tangled coat, the more skin issues your dog can
have.

There are several rules to maintain a healthy coat:

1
Step one
Start with a soft pin brush. Hold a part of the dog's hair in one hand and start brushing closer to the end of the coat towards the end of the fur. This way will allow you to brush some matted parts without pulling the skin and hurting the dog.
2
Step two
Step-by-step, go closer to the skin, brushing towards the end of the fur. You should gently hold the dog's hair in one hand to help the coat be brushed.
We recommend using one of those soft pin brushes to take care of your dog's fur:
If you find a knot, try to untangle it with your fingers. If the knot is too tight, you can use a de-matting rack. A de-matting rake should be used very slow and gently. Start from the edge of the knot, and brush it out little by little. It is essential to hold the fur beside the dog's skin to not pull the skin.

These de-matting racks are the ones that professional groomers use and recommend. They allow you to de-matt your dog gently without pulling hair and hurting the dog. Also, those rakes do not require any skills or experience to use them, unlike other ones:
When you are done with de-matting and rough brushing, you can use a 2-in-1 pet grooming stainless comb to finish your dog's hair. Start with a coarse side of a comb. When you make sure that there are no knots or tangled hair, finish brushing with a fine side of a comb.

As professional groomers, we recommend using one of those combs for your dog:
Do not forget to wash your dog every 6 weeks on average. It'll help them maintain their skin healthy and wash their long hair from oil, dust and dirt.
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