Pet Grooming, Self Wash

Tips for Grooming Doodles & Poodles at Home

Doodle parents everywhere have one big fear when they go to the groomers. “I don’t want them to have to shave down my pup!”

Matts are very uncomfortable for dogs. They can cause irritation, pain, and potential skin infections. To avoid matts, and the subsequent shave, thorough and regular grooming is necessary.

Line Brushing
Your goal with your doodle is to brush all the way down to the skin. Slicker brushes are great, and the good ones give you a good start. But most only brush the top part of the fur. You need a stainless steel comb to be able to pass through down to the skin. Here’s a great tutorial of the line brushing you want to do to avoid matting.

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