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Lakeland Terrier Grooming Tips

If you have read my previous posts, you may have noticed that I have been talking much about grooming some specific terrier dog breeds. That is because grooming is one of the most essential things to consider when you are planning of getting your own terrier pup. Aside from its very distinct warrior-like and energetic character, you also have to think of its grooming procedures. Most terriers have really wiry and fluffy coat, which is why you need to know how to take care of it. And in this blog post, it is all bout Lakeland Terrier grooming tips.

It is known before as the Patterdale Terrier until it was changed to Lakeland Terrier. This type of terrier dog breed is naturally energetic and cheerful, unlike most terriers that are really aggressive. Similar to the Welsh terrier kind, they have very authentic bushy and curly hair on the face and coat that is very dense and can out-stand all sorts of weather. And because of that, Lakeland terriers need full grooming every 6 to 8 weeks and a general grooming at least once a week. Here are the procedures on how to groom your Lakeland terrier.

It is important that you have to brush the thick double coat by utilizing a variety of tools. And in brushing you will be needing three types of brushes; natural bristle brushes for getting rid of the dead and shed hair from the dense, soft undercoat, while you will be needing the pin brushes and metal combs for putting their coat into place. In general, Lakeland terriers shed very little hairso you do not really have to worry much about his coat.

In order to retain from ear inflammation or any other infections of your Lakeland terrier, pluck or pull out dead hair from inside the ear at least two to three times a year. This hair can cause debris and dirt to catch that will eventually infect the ears.

Using scissors, safely trim stray hairs between the pads of the feet.

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