We want to make sure your dog's coat remains in top condition and avoid a challenging groom once your dog returns back to the salon.
Knowing what products to use on your dog can be pretty daunting considering there are so many products out there.
We are here to put your mind at ease and explain the essential products you should be using depending on your dog's coat type.
Very short, coat lies flat to the skin and easy to maintain.
Examples of this coat type include Greyhounds, Pointers, Bulldogs and Dalmatians.
Curly / Wooly Coat
Thick and curly and has a lot of volume. Groom daily, as matts easily and grows quite quickly.
Examples of this coat type include Bichon Frise, Poodles, Labradoodle and Irish Water Spaniels.
Requires more maintenance and should be brushed at least 3 times a week, if not daily.
Examples of this coat type include Old English Sheepdogs, Shih Tzus, Maltease and Afghan Hounds.
This type of coat has two layers of short coats. This coat can hold more water and scent, making it harder to dry and can be a little smellier.
Examples of this coat type include Pugs, Labradors and Beagles.
Wire coats are not supposed to be soft and silky, like the coats of most other dogs.
Examples of this coat type include Westies, Schnauzers and Kerry Blues.
Has areas of a longer coat and a shorter coat. Grooming is aimed more at the longer areas, as the shorter areas need less maintenance.
Examples of this coat type include Cocker Spaniels and Golden Retrievers.
Warm, soft and thick undercoat and requires most grooming. Top coat is longer and more harsh, meaning water easily runs off.
Examples of this coat type include German Shepherds, Huskies, Akitas, Golden Retrievers and Samoyed.
A puppy's coat needs gentle cleansing which will not strip the coat and skin of essential natural oils.