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The bichon frise has a soft and dense undercoat and a curly and coarser outer coat. Her fur has a plush, velvety feel due to the two coat types. Bichons need a great deal of daily grooming to avoid having matted, unkempt fur.
There are a few ways to groom a bichon, including the "pet cut" and the professional, all hand-scissored cut. Some of the main tools that you'll need include the following:
• Nail clipper
• Styptic Powder
• Steel Comb
• Slicker Brush
• Tearless Dog Shampoo
• Professional Clipper, #10 Blades, and Snap-on Combs
• 7" Scissors
• Thinning Shear
For more detailed information on grooming your bichon, go to www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ridge/9711/grooming.html
I am concerned with my Bichon Frise's ears. He has been shaking his head and showing pain. May I put sweet oil in his ear? I am taking him to the vet, but until he goes, I want to relieve him of his pain without further damaging it. Thanks a billion
this is te best tip ever I saw it and thought it was weird but my bichon had an ear infect I put sweet oil in it as well as Gloria Lyoyd and it reileive her of her pain until I got to the vet thank you so much it means the world to me
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|