6 Dachshund Pros and Cons: What You Definitely Should Know

Dachshund Pros and Cons

Dachshunds, also known as wiener dogs, are a small breed of dog that originated in Germany. They are known for their long, sausage-like bodies and short legs, which make them unique and adorable. However, before adopting this cute little breed, it pays to be aware of any Dachshund pros and cons.

But before we delve into any pros and cons, let’s look at how you can actually say the name, Dachshund? The correct pronunciation of Dachshund is “dax-hoond” in English.

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Should I Use Dog Clippers for Matted Hair?

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Grooming is an important aspect of dog care, and it’s crucial to ensure your furry friend’s coat is well-maintained. However, matted hair is a common issue for dogs, and it can cause discomfort and skin irritation if left untreated. Teasing out those matted knots can be difficult, not to mention painful for the dog. We have all experienced how removing knots can pull on the skin. Many pet owners wonder whether they should use dog clippers for matted hair.

Pet owners should consider the severity of the matting, their own experience with grooming, and their dog’s temperament before deciding whether to use clippers.

It’s always a good idea to consult with a professional groomer or veterinarian if you’re unsure about how to proceed. With the right approach and tools, however, using dog clippers for matted hair can be an effective and safe way to maintain your dog’s coat.

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Can You Use Human Clippers on Dogs? 6 Convincing Answers

Human Clippers

As the owner of a Maltese Shih Tzu, it’s safe to say that I am very familiar with that fast-growing coat and the consequent need for constant clipping. Having your dog professionally groomed is indeed necessary for most owners of long-haired dog breeds. However, if you are like many pet owners, you might find it a stretch to come up with the extra funds needed to get your pup trimmed every month or so. Have you thus been tempted to use your own human clippers?

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Dog Won’t Let Me Trim His Face – Grooming Restraint Techniques

Dog Won't Let Me Trim Face - Solutions

Help! My dog won’t let me trim his face while grooming. This is a common cry for help from dog owners. Are you in the same boat and having difficulty calming a dog for grooming?

Needless to say, this can be a challenging task indeed. A nervous, agitated dog will tend to resist being restrained at all costs, particularly when clippers, scissors or brushes are involved. Let’s look at some tips on how to keep a dog’s head still so that you can trim, clip or brush with ease.

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It definitely pays to have some tricks up your sleeve in order to keep your dog calm, particularly when it comes to clipping. In this article we will endeavour to answer some of the most frequently asked questions about how to settle a dog while grooming. To simplify things, let’s use the name “Toby” a male dog, as an example for every scenario.

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How to Brush a Dog the Right Way

Deshedding Tools for Dogs

All pet owners would agree that most dogs require a certain level of grooming on a regular basis. Brushing has generally been acknowledged by dog groomers to be one of the most important steps in grooming at home. Learning how to brush a dog correctly can enhance the physical condition of your pet’s coat and naturally increase her comfort level. It can also influence how he/she behaves and responds to you, not to mention how you respond to her. 

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