3 Cuts You Can Get For Your Dog

If you have a dog, you need to make sure that you keep their fur nicely groomed. Not only does it look better for your dog, but it is also more comfortable for them. Knots, tangles, and mats can pull at their skin, and having a lot of heavy fur can cause your dog to overheat during the heat of the summer. If you are going to get your pet's fur cut, you want to talk to the groomer you are using about the various cuts you can get for your dog. Some breeds have specific cuts, but there are a lot of generic cuts that you can get for your dog. 

Puppy Cut

The puppy cut cuts all the hair on your dog down to one or two inches long, all over their body. The hair around their feet and their private bits and pieces will be cut down short so that those areas are easier to keep clean. Because their hair will be short, you won't have to do a lot of work to keep it brushed at home. You can have this done on any dog at any age. If you have a dog with a lot of fur, you can get this cut in the early summer, and it should grow back in by winter to keep your pet warm in the cold. 

Lion Cut

With a lion cut, the fur on your dog's head will be left long, while the rest of their fur is clipped very short. You may also see some lion cuts where the hair on the dog's tail is left long, especially at the end, and the hair around their feet is also left long so that it looks like they have pompoms on their feet. Whether your dog can get the modified lion cut depends on what breed your dog is and what kind of fur they have. 

Teddy Bear Cut

The teddy bear cut is basically the exact opposite of the lion cut. Your dog's body fur will be left longer while the fur on their head and face will be cut short. You can decide how long you want the hair on their body to end up. If your dog has long hair, this can be a good idea because it can help keep their hair out of their eyes and keep food out of it. 

If you have a dog, you need to make sure that their fur stays nice and groomed. You can work with a groomer to find a cut that will work for your dog. Contact a local pet grooming salon to learn more.