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Grooming Short-Haired Dogs
Most short haired dogs do not require much grooming. However, if your dog is a heavy shedder, then frequent grooming may help control shedding and dandruff. Begin by using the slicker to remove tangles. Brush the entire length of the dog's body with each stoke. Next, brush the entire body with the bristle brush to remove any loose hair and dirt. Finally, use the flea comb to groom areas such as the tail and belly, making sure to check for parasites. For smooth coats, a slicker not necessary, but a rubber brush is highly recommended. For wiry coats, use a stripping knife to strip away dead hair every couple of months.