The coat of a dog is like a human's dress, reflecting the dog's mental state and appearance. Therefore, pay attention to the neatness, cleanliness and appearance of the coat. This requires five bristles each morning and evening, or a habit of combing for 5 minutes a day. The order of combing the coat should start from the neck, from front to back, and from top to bottom, that is, from the neck to the shoulders, then back, chest, waist, abdomen, hindquarters, and then the head, and finally Limbs and tail, comb one side and the other.
Method of combing hair should be quickly combed in the direction of hair. Some people, when combing long-haired dogs, only flow the surface long hair and ignore the underside hair (fine hair). The bottom hair of a dog is soft and dense, and it is easy to form tangles if it is not combed for a long time, especially in the wet season of summer and autumn. It often causes eczema, ringworm or other skin diseases due to the accumulation of microorganisms or parasites and dust. When combing long-haired dogs, comb them layer by layer, that is, turn up the long hair, and then comb the bottom hair. Often groomed dogs, although the coat is relatively unblocked, can not be combed only with a brush in daily grooming. This is because the brush can only make the ends of the long hair fluffy, but the fine hair (bottom hair) cannot be combed.
Therefore, for long-haired dogs, a brush, an elastic steel wire brush, and a long, loose metal comb should be used together. These metal combs can be combed all the way to the skin. For dogs with severely tangled fine hair (bottom hair), comb or wire brush should be used to follow the growth direction of the hair, starting from the tip of the hair, and then combing to the root of the hair. Causes pain and plucks hair. If the felt is serious, you can use scissors to cut the felt in the direction of the hair shaft, and then comb it. If you still cannot comb, you can cut out the squeezed part and let the new hair gradually grow. (Image source: Visual China)