Maltipoo Grooming – What You Need To Know To Look After Your Dog

Maltipoo Grooming Styles: What You Need To Know To Look After Your Dog

There are several types of maltipoos. There are short-haired maltipoos, medium-hair maltipoos, long-haired maltipoos and curly or wavy hair maltipoos.

All these kinds of maltips have different characteristics and needs. Some may look like they just got out from the shower while others may appear to be a little older than their years.

Short Hair Maltipoos: These are the most common type of maltipoo. They tend to be shorter than average height.

Their fur tends to be very soft and silky smooth. Short hair maltipoos require less attention than other types of maltipoos because they don’t require much maintenance. Medium Hair Maltipoos: These types of maltips have longer hairs and may reach up to two feet in length. Their fur tends to be softer and smoother than that of short hair maltipoos. Medium hair maltipoos require more care than other types of maltipoo because they do not shed as easily. Long Hair Maltipoos: These types of maltips tend to grow even longer hairs and may reach four feet in length. Their fur tends to be very thick and coarsely bristled. It’s very important to brush long hair maltipoos regularly. To keep them healthy and free of any common skin problems they may have. If you do not wish to take care of long hair, then you should definitely not get one as a pet.

Curly-Wavy Hair Maltipoos: These types of maltipoos have curly, wavy hairs that grow all over their body. They can range up to 3 feet in length and can be very hard to manage.

They require a lot of maintenance and it’s best for owners to stay away from them unless they have the time, energy, dedication and commitment to take care of one.

Grooming Time!

Now that you know about the different types of maltipoos, you need to know how often you should be grooming your own pet. Grooming your pet is very important because it not only keeps them clean but it also prevents any potential health issues they may have in the future.

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Short Hair Maltipoos: These types of dogs do not require that much grooming. They only need a bath once a month and a brushing once or twice a week.

Bathing them more than once a month is not required, nor is it good for their fur or skin.

Medium Hair Maltipoos: These types of dogs should be bathed no more than 3 times a month and they should also be brushed one or two times a week. The rest of the time you can just be wiping them down with a damp cloth.

Long Hair Maltipoos: These dogs require a lot of attention. They should be brushed on a daily basis and bathed no more than once a month.

It’s also important to note that long haired dogs will shed a lot. So if you’re not fond of vacuuming your house every other day then you may want to reconsider getting a long haired dog.

Curly-Wavy Hair Maltipoos: These dogs require the most maintenance of all the types of maltipoos. They not only require daily brushing but they also need to be washed with shampoo at least once a week.

Failure to do this may cause health issues and it’s very important that you do this in order for your pet to be healthy.

After you’ve chosen your maltipoo, you need to prepare your home for the new arrival. You should have all the basics such as food, water, grooming tools etc.

It’s best if you get everything you need before bringing your pet home so you don’t have to make an extra trip to the store.

Congratulations on your new pet! Make sure to look after it and love it as it will love you right back!

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