Saluki Dog Grooming Instruction

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

Saluki Dog Grooming Instruction

Grooming Saluki 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 Saluki puppy or dog:

  • Saluki Length of Coat: The length of coat on a Saluki is short and will therefore require moderate grooming
  • Type of Coat: The type of coat for this breed is generally described as smooth
  • Time: Grooming a Saluki will require 20 to 30 minutes
  • Frequency of Grooming: Weekly

Grooming requirements for Saluki Puppies and Dogs
 

Saluki Grooming Requirements

Coat / HairBrush or comb your puppy or dog's coat once per week
Nails / PawsCheck weekly if nails need to be clipped, clean dirty paws every day
TeethTeeth should be brushed if and when necessary so check them weekly
BathingThis breed should only be bathed occasionally, as necessary
SheddingThe Saluki is a light shedder and sheds little hair at all
EyesClean debris from corner of eyes as required - check eyes daily
EarsCheck ears are clean every week and there are no signs of infection

Dog Grooming Instruction - Dog Grooming Tools
 

Saluki 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 Saluki.

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

Saluki Dog Grooming Tools - Checklist

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

  • There are two types of coats which the Salukis can have, both are smooth but may or may not have feathering on the legs. Both types require regular, weekly grooming and occasional bathing
  • Use a soft bristle brush with short closely spaced bristles
  • Begin at the head of the dog or puppy, and follow the hair growth direction
  • Gently brush through the coat, being careful around delicate areas
  • Take your time working through the coat as it will help to make it look healthy and shiny
  • This breed is very clean and they keep their coat odor-free

Saluki 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. Saluki 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

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

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

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

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