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Generally, short-haired and hairless dogs need less grooming than long-haired dogs.
Active dogs that spend a lot of time outside in wet and dirty environments are going to need more grooming than less active or indoor dogs. You'll often be able to tell when your dog needs shampooing by the odor. For specifics on exactly what is recommended for your dog grooming or dog shampooing, ask your vet or breeder.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|