Shnoodle Grooming

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A can acquire the coat features of either schnauzer or poodle, like developing the rough and coarse or wiry fur of the Schnauzer, the softer, fluffy hair of the Poodle, or whatever coat in between the two.

A few grow course Schnauzer-like fur on certain parts of the body (most likely the back) with different softer and more delicate Poodle-like areas. Schnoodle colors include white, brown, gray, black and buff (apricot). Multi-colored can include “phantom,” which looks like the coloring of a Doberman Pinscher, peppered, sable or parti-colored.

Pups in the same litter may have different coat characteristics, and may or may not aggravate in people. Their fur doesn’t shed like some other breeds, but grows a lot like human hair. This demands weekly brushing and grooming every two to three months in order to guarantee matting or tangling doesn’t become a problem.

There’s no specific “breed” cut for a schnoodle; most dogs receive a general-purpose cut (with perhaps a #7 ), with rounded or squared-off face (for a more terrier-like appearance).

Similar to , a few schnoodles will acquire an ample amount of in-the-ear hair. This must be removed by a veterinarian or to forestall somewhat persistent . Similar to both the Poodle and Schnauzer, the Schnoodle may need expression of the anal glands a couple of times annually; your veterinarian or groomer should perform this service.

Recommended reading:

Poodle Clipping and Grooming: The International Reference (Howell Reference Books) Author: Shirlee Kalstone

Dog Grooming For Dummies (For Dummies (Pets)) Author: Shirlee Kalstone

The Winning Edge: Show Ring Secrets (Howell Reference Books) Author: George Alston

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