Golden Retriever Hair Care
Kind, affectionate and playful. Your name is absolutely right, because after all we are before one of our golden dogs. The Golden Retriever is one of the most well-known breeds of dogs, plus its quiet and amiable character, its extraordinary by the golden catches the attention of the whole world.
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Is it too hard to keep perfect Golden hair? Do not worry, you will find all the information about Golden Retriever hair care in this YourCatCareguide article.
Keep reading to find out all the care you should have with your hair and if you want to share your advice with our community, do not hesitate to leave us a comment or send a photograph of your dog.
Golden Retriever Hair Type
The Golden Retriever has two layers of hair : one inner and one outer. The first is a shorter layer and attached to the body. Your goal is to keep the hot dog in winter and cool in the summer. In contrast, the second layer is slightly wavy and slightly longer.
How Many Baths Does the Golden Need?
A good reference is to bathe your Golden every month or a month and a half. But of course this may change depending on the hygienic needs of your particular dog. In addition, it also depends on the age, since it is normal that you have to bathe the pups more often.
To bathe your Golden follow these steps:
- Remember that you should never use a shampoo for people. Puppies should use shampoos specific to them and with neutral pH. Choosing a good product to wash your pet’s hair is important as this breed has a tendency to develop skin diseases.
- The bath should be given with warm water . A good advice is that after lathering and rinsing your hair, apply a special mask. That way you’ll avoid us and get your hair to shine brighter.
- Do not be afraid to give your Golden a good bath as this is healthy. With the water you will be able to remove the dead hair that you have accumulated.
- When drying the hair use a hair dryer . It is advisable to accustom your pet from puppy to the use of the dryer. Always with a gentle temperature and focusing on the direction of hair growth.
If at any time you can not bathe your dog with water and shampoo, you should know that you have other options such as dry shampoos or wipe it with a damp cloth.
The use of a dry shampoo is very simple:
- Brush your dog’s hair well. Spray the shampoo on the hair, but be careful not to put it in the eyes, nose, mouth and ears.
- Leave on for the time indicated on the product packaging. It is very important that you respect the minutes indicated. Too much time can cause rashes or allergies.
- Brush your Golden again and you’re done!
Brushing Golden Retriever Hair
This breed does not need to have its hair cut (they themselves change their hair), but it is important to be aware of the care a Golden Retriever needs.
First of all, you should know that although you change your hair two times a year , the rest of the time you also fall a lot. It is necessary to know this in the case of seeing that much falls by the one to its Golden. An excessive drop can mean a health or stress problem, if it is your case take it to the veterinarian. It may also mean that your pet has an allergy or lacks a food supplement.
It is necessary to brush the hair of your Golden every day, as they are dogs that lose a lot of hair. In addition, this will be an advantage in cleaning your home. All the hairs that you remove with the brush will not fall on the ground.
How to brush the hair of a Golden Retriever?
As we mentioned in the previous point, it is very important to brush your Golden every day . Keep in mind that when it is time to change your hair, you should brush it more often each day. The process usually lasts between 2 and 3 weeks. To comb your pet just need a metal bristle brush, check out areas like the paws or underarms, in those areas is where the pleo is more likely to develop knots.
Also take advantage of the time of brushing to review ears, eyes and paw pads:
- The excess of hair between the pads should be cut off.
- The Golden ones usually have parasites in the ears, so remember to clean them as well.
- You should remove the eye patch carefully so moisten a cloth and soften the patch so that it clears on its own.