What may be grooming the Pekingese and what is needed to accomplish this
Any long-haired dogs require more attention and special care for skin and hair. It is an axiom. Many owners navastone animals choose the simple solution — cut the dog. Of course, the shorter they last, the less hassle will be the owner, but the less attractive is the appearance of the dog. It's one of the main advantages of many decorative breeds — thick, soft, descending to the floor wool. Talk about Pekingese. Everyone knows the appearance of this dog: haughtily turned-up nose, furry body and gorgeous, abandoned in the back tail. Of course, if the dog exhibition located in the period of active participation in competitions, grooming Pekingese invalid. However, there are often objective reasons, when even at this time, perform the shortening of hair: the illness of the owner or dog, including diseases that affect the condition of hair when it is dry, brittle or falls out. As a result, the dog looks bad. Cut healthy Pets in hot weather, sick animals needing surgery or treatment of skin diseases, the elderly, neglected Pets, those who have already formed mats, and they are not combed.
Grooming the Pekingese has no particular standards. There are only General principles which I tried to follow. The amount will depend on the willingness of the owner and groomer skills. The most beautiful haircut, but require frequent updating and good maintenance: a slight shortening of the coat. In this case, the dog looks almost the same, but much neater. Coat already does not get dirty from contact with floors and ground. Grooming Pekingese “puppy” implies a strong shortening fur all over the body – up to 2 cm in dogs guaranteed not to be tangles, scratching it can rarely. Sometimes Pekingese shear “beneath the lion”. Leave the hair on the head and ears, the withers, chest and tail, evening to achieve maximum similarity with the mane and tail Regal predator. The rest of the hair shorter as possible.
By the way, haircut Pekingese as art, contains some subtleties. For example, do not recommend strongly to remove hair on intimate areas, dogs will develop skin irritation. Completely bald to cut dog also does the ugly. In addition, the skin of these dogs are gentle, thick coat protects it if much to remove the last of the dog may have problems.
Service grooming provides Barber shop for dogs, you can also invite a specialist groomer to the house. In an extreme case, if no funds, and it is not important how neatly it will look pet you can perform simple grooming on their own.
What tools is grooming Pekingese? Dogs are cut with special clippers for animals. Because the wool they have a hard device for cutting people better not to use. You can use hairdressing scissors. Please be a fixture of medium and small size (for cutting the hair of the legs). If there is no hair skill and ability to create “ladders”, thinning shears purchase.