Bearded Collie Dog Grooming Instruction

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A Bearded Collie Dog Grooming instruction guide including useful tips on how to groom the hair and coat, trimming nails and bathing instructions for Bearded Collie puppies and dogs.

Bearded Collie Dog Grooming Instruction

Grooming Bearded Collie Puppies and Dogs just needs time, care and patience. The level of grooming & time spent on grooming will depend on the breed and size of the dog. The following charts give an overview of the grooming needs of a Bearded Collie puppy or dog:

  • Bearded Collie Length of Coat: The length of coat on a Bearded Collie is long and will therefore require daily grooming
  • Type of Coat: The type of coat for this breed is generally described as shaggy
  • Time: Grooming a Bearded Collie will require an amount of time everyday
  • Frequency of Grooming: Daily

 

Grooming requirements for Bearded Collie Puppies and Dogs
 

Bearded Collie Grooming Requirements

Coat / HairComb daily to remove tangles & to reduce shedding
Nails / PawsCheck your dog's nails & paws daily to ensure dirt-free
TeethCheck puppy or dog's dental hygiene every week
BathingFull bathing 1-2 monthly. Part bathing as needed
SheddingSheds hair averagely throughout the year
EyesWipe away any dirt daily to reduce risk of eye infections
EarsKeep a weekly check to reduce risk of ear infections

 

Dog Grooming Instruction - Dog Grooming Tools
 

Bearded Collie Dog Grooming Tools - Checklist

The following dog grooming tools, products & equipment are readily available. Choose the grooming tools from this checklist that you believe are suitable for your Bearded Collie.

Bristle BrushBristle CombGrooming Rake
Grooming ScissorsThinning ShearsGrooming Blades
Hair ClippersDog ShampooIndoor / Outdoor Shower
Slicker BrushesShedding CombNail Trimmers
Dog Creams / LotionsGrooming DryersGrooming Tables

Bearded Collie Dog Grooming Tools - Checklist

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Bearded Collie Dog Grooming Instruction - Brushing Hair and Coat
Most dog's hair and coats need some attention. The Bearded Collie dog grooming instruction for caring for your dog's hair or coat is as follows:

  • This breed has a long double coat, shaggy and wiry in appearance
  • The coat knots & tangles easily so grooming is a must!
  • Daily grooming will help to maintain the coat & keep it looking healthy
  • Use a pin brush, ensuring you get down to the undercoat
  • Gently work your way through, starting at the head of the dog
  • If you are bathing your puppy or dog, ensure all tangles removed first!

 

Bearded Collie Dog Grooming Instruction - Bathing your Dog
Bathing your dog is very important for its health and hygiene. During bathing check your dog for lumps, parasites, fleas & skin irritations or allergies. Bearded Collie Bathing instruction

  • Wash your dog or puppy when they are dirty or smell!
  • Gather bathing equipment and place bathing tools and shampoo near to bathing area
  • Place a mat and towel next to bath
  • Check the water temperature of the bath - ensure that a minimal amount of water is used
  • Gradually place the dog in the bath - be aware that this may frighten your pet
  • Gently shampoo your pet - be careful of delicate areas such as eyes and ears
  • Rinse shampoo and towel dry. Then brush the hair

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Bearded Collie Dog Grooming Instruction - Trimming Nails
Some dogs do not need their nails trimmed as they are kept short by general activities. However, should your dog's nails become long then they should be trimmed. It is important to know exactly what you are doing, as cutting too deep into your Bearded Collie dog's nails can cause damage and pain. Written instruction is not enough as the risk of hurting your Bearded Collie is too high.

  • Your vet can help initially by demonstrating how to trim your dog's nails and supervise your first attempt
  • Spend some time touching your dog's paws and gently squeezing the area around the nails in order to familiarize them with this sensation
  • Seek advice from your vet about the most appropriate nail clippers for your pet

 

Tips for Training Bearded Collie Puppies and Dogs

Our Bearded Collie Dog Grooming instruction guide includes helpful tips and instructions on how to groom the hair and coat, trimming nails and bathing instructions for Bearded Collie puppies and dogs.

  • Fast Facts and info with this Bearded Collie Dog Grooming instruction guide
  • Brushing and combing hair and coat
  • Trimming and Cutting Nails
  • Grooming Tools, Products and Equipment
  • Instructions for grooming Bearded Collie puppies and dogs

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