Neapolitan Mastiff Dog Grooming Instruction

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

Neapolitan Mastiff Dog Grooming Instruction

Grooming Neapolitan Mastiff Puppies and Dogs just needs time, care and patience. The level of grooming and time spent on grooming will depend on the breed and size of the dog. The following chart provides a brief overview of the grooming requirements of a Neapolitan Mastiff puppy or dog:

  • Neapolitan Mastiff Length of Coat: The length of coat on a Neapolitan Mastiff is short and will therefore require minimal grooming
  • Type of Coat: The type of coat for this breed is generally described as dense and smooth
  • Time: Grooming a Neapolitan Mastiff will require 15 to 30 minutes
  • Frequency of Grooming: Once every week or fortnight

Grooming requirements for Neapolitan Mastiff Puppies and Dogs
 

Neapolitan Mastiff Grooming Requirements

Coat / HairBrush or comb your dog or puppy's coat once per week or fortnight
Nails / PawsClean muddy paws after walks, check nail length weekly
TeethCheck the teeth weekly, seek advise from vet re teeth brushing process
BathingBathe as necessary, owners may find dry shampooing easier for this dog
SheddingThis breed sheds an average amount of hair
EyesKeep an avid check on eyes each week as this breed is prone to eye conditions due to its excess skin and wrinkles. Wipe gently as necessary.
EarsCheck the ears weekly for sign of infection, foreign objects, excess wax

Dog Grooming Instruction - Dog Grooming Tools
 

Neapolitan Mastiff 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 Neapolitan Mastiff.

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

Neapolitan Mastiff Dog Grooming Tools - Checklist

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

  • The Neapolitan Mastiff is a massive dog that thankfully doesn't require a great deal of grooming! This breed has a short, dense, smooth coat that sheds averagely throughout the year. Dogs and puppies from this breed should be brushed or groomed once per week or fortnight to help keep their coats looking healthy and shining.
  • Being at the head of the dog, using a slicker brush follow the direction of hair growth
  • Be careful when brushing around delicate areas
  • A rubber brush can be used to help to remove loose or dead hairs

Neapolitan Mastiff Dog Grooming Instruction - Bathing your Dog
Bathing your dog is very important for its health and hygiene. During bathing check your dog for lumps, bumps, parasites, fleas and skin irritations or allergies. Neapolitan Mastiff Bathing instruction is as follows:

  • 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

Neapolitan Mastiff 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 Neapolitan Mastiff dog's nails can cause damage and pain. Written instruction is not enough as the risk of hurting your Neapolitan Mastiff 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 Neapolitan Mastiff Puppies and Dogs

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

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

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