If you decide to groom your dog yourself, using the right tools can make all the difference! You may be tempted to save money by getting cheap dog grooming tools from Walmart, but I’m speaking from experience when I say that it really is worth it to buy quality dog grooming tools that have been proven to work well on this breed from the beginning. Here are 3 Shih Tzu grooming tools you will need to clip, brush, and comb your dog at home.
Dog Shedding & Fur Issues
All dogs have fur -- but some shed more than others! I've always had dogs that shed... A LOT! Here's how to remove dog fur from your house (the floors and the furniture). Plus how to reduce shedding as much as possible. Everything you need to know about brushing your dog, dying your dog's fur a different color, and giving your dog a haircut (trimming their face, body, and paw fur).
If you’re going to groom your Shih Tzu yourself at home, then you’ll need to know how to brush a Shih Tzu, how to remove knots from Shih Tzu hair, how to bathe a Shih Tzu, and how to do a top knot Shih Tzu hair style to keep the hair out of their eyes. A Shih Tzu owner shares his best tips & tricks for Shih Tzu hair.
I’ve found a pet brush that blows the others away. It’s called the Furminator! It’s my all-time favorite dog brush, after trying 3 others. Here’s why.
Thinking of dying your dog’s fur a different color? The safest way is to use food coloring – either juice from colorful foods or organic food coloring. Here’s how.
After using the original yellow handled Furminator dog brush, I recently got a new Furminator deshedding tool. This one is the giant size, red handled Furminator. It’s larger, more ergonomic, and it has a FURejector button to easily remove the pet hair that’s been collected in the teeth of the brush itself.
My current method of pet hair retrieval from furniture is to use the same type of lint brushes you would typically use on clothes. This is the same concept used with the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair. So, here are the pros & cons of the Pledge Pet Sweeper, as I see it…
Does your dog have a lot of fur that grows on the top of his paws, between his toes, and even underneath on his paw pads? If so, should you trim the fur or just let it keep growing? Here’s what I do…