Belgian Malinois Dog Grooming Instruction

Belgian Malinois

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

Belgian Malinois Dog Grooming Instruction

Grooming Belgian Malinois Puppies & 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. This chart provides an overview of the grooming requirements of a Belgian Malinois puppy or dog:

  • Belgian Malinois Length of Coat: The length of coat on a Belgian Malinois is short and will therefore require minimal and little grooming
  • Type of Coat: The type of coat for this breed is generally described as weather-proof
  • Time: Grooming a Belgian Malinois will require a small amount of time
  • Frequency of Grooming: Couple of times each week

 

Grooming requirements for Belgian Malinois Puppies and Dogs
 

Belgian Malinois Grooming Requirements

Coat / HairComb hair once - twice per week, everyday during shedding period
Nails / PawsCheck each time coat is groomed and clean if necessary
TeethWhilst grooming, check your dog's dental hygiene to avoid infection
BathingOnly bathe this dog if dirty or smells, only bathe if necessary
SheddingSheds lightly all year, sheds heavily twice per year
EyesCheck weekly & clean if necessary to maintain eye health
EarsOnce per week, check the cleanliness to prevent ear infections

 

Dog Grooming Instruction - Dog Grooming Tools
 

Belgian Malinois 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 Belgian Malinois.

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

Belgian Malinois Dog Grooming Tools - Checklist

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

  • This breed requires minimal grooming as it has a short coat & sheds lightly
  • Once or twice per week, comb the puppy/dog's hair starting from the head
  • During shedding periods, which is twice per year, brush hair daily
  • Comb dog gently. Use a firm bristle brush to remove any dead hairs
  • Due to this breed's weather-proof coat, bathing is only required when absolutely necessary, for example, if the puppy or dog is smelly or dirty

 

Belgian Malinois Dog Grooming Instruction - Bathing your Dog
Bathing your dog is very important for its health & hygiene. During bathing check your dog for lumps, parasites, fleas & skin irritations or allergies. Belgian Malinois 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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Belgian Malinois 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 Belgian Malinois dog's nails can cause damage and pain. Written instruction is not enough as the risk of hurting your Belgian Malinois 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 Belgian Malinois Puppies and Dogs

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

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

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Belgian Malinois Dog Grooming Instruction

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