Dog Hair, Don’t Care.  Grooming your dog is a task that most dog owners cringe.  Whether you are trying to comb through matted hair, de-shed your hairy monster or even just brush your dog while they run away in fear, grooming is a necessary chore.  If you’re a dog mom or dog dad, let’s face it, you’d rather clean up doggy waste in the yard then get the clippers out!

Hardest Dog Breeds To Groom

hairy dog

All dogs need to have a regular spa day, but there are some dogs that are way more high maintenance than your Basset Hound!  Here’s a list of dogs that go to the beauty salon way more than their owners:

  • Afghan Hound
  • Bearded Collie
  • Bernese Mountain Dog
  • Bichon Frise
  • Bulldog
  • Chinese Crested
  • Chow Chow
  • Cocker Spaniels
  • Doodles
  • Havanese
  • Lhaso Also
  • Maltese
  • Old English Sheepdog
  • Poodles
  • Shih Tzu
  • Yorkie

Best Brush Wins

dog hair

For those dog lovers with hairy dogs, you are familiar with the dust bunnies that live in your home.  Sometimes brushing you dog feels like a full time job!  But if you’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it 1000 times…regular grooming prevents matting and tangles. Keep telling yourself as you are brushing your dog: “the more I brush, the less that sticks to me!”  Truly if you own a Golden Retriever, your motto has to be: DOG HAIR, DON’T CARE! Whether your dog has long hair, short hair, double coat, undercoat or you need a de-shedding tool, there’s a brush for every need.  Click here to see the best dog brushes of 2022!

Home Style

dog getting groomed

Some of the more adventurous dog owners are willing to try the task of grooming at home.  Good for you!  If you are ready to give it a try, here are some tips to do the spa day from the comfort of home:

  • Get the right tools
  • Brush gently and most importantly OFTEN
  • Bubble bath time
  • Don’t forget the nails and ears
  • Brush the pearly whites
  • Clip/trim if necessary

For more info on home grooming, check out these DIY tips!

Salon Time

dog groom

Grooming at home is fine, but to get that super slick style, you may want to consult a professional.  Nowadays there are many options for grooming: salons as well as mobile groomers that park in front of your home.  Before you hand over your precious fur kid, do some homework.  Ask your friends and family for personal recommendations. Ask the google for “groomers near me.”  Check out their reviews online. Make sure you can see the salon or mobile van.  Check out their certification.  Lastly, listen to your dog.  They are excellent judges of character.  When doing your research, use these simple steps to find a dog groomer.