What is the best haircut for a Maltese dog?

Maltese’s blunt bob This is one of the most popular Maltese haircuts since it is easy to take care of. Most of the fur is cut short and the long hair is left on the ears and the tail. You still need to brush it on a regular basis.

What should a Maltese haircut look like?

In a traditional Maltese short cut, the dog’s fur is trimmed short across their torso – the back and sides are generally 1/4 inch. The front of the neck, the stomach, the chest, and the dog’s butt are trimmed close, around 1/16 inch. However, on the legs, the fur is left longer (around 1 1/2 inches) and feathery.

What is Teddy Bear Cut?

The teddy bear cut is a Poodle or Doodle cut in which the hair is kept at about 1-2 inches long at all parts of the dog’s body, including the face. Traditional Poodle cuts have the face shaved closely to the skin. If shaved, the face looks more serious, regal and show-dog like.

Is it OK to shave a Maltese?

The most dramatic option for a hair style is a shave. Not all breeds can have their coats shaved off; however, the Maltese is indeed one of them that can. Shaving the coat down will not affect future hair growth.

How often should you cut a Maltese hair?

Hair spray is used to hold the topknots in place. If you are unable to keep up with the long, silk coat with weekly bathing and brushing, by all means choose to have your Maltese groomed into a shorter trim. A puppy or modern trim still needs routine maintenance with bath and brush outs every 2 to 3 weeks.

At what age should a Maltese be groomed?

We recommend starting at 12-weeks of age. The very first grooming appointment is an introduction to the puppy and the owner to the world of grooming. The puppy with be introduced to a bath, blow drying, nail clipping, and slight trimming.

How do you groom a Maltese face?

Grooming Maltese faces Start at the inner part of the eye closest to the nose and wipe out towards the ear. Then get a new wet cotton ball and wipe the other eye. Give a small treat after each eye is cleaned to positively reinforce the grooming process for your dog.

What is kennel cut?

Kennel cuts are 1/2″ or shorter, their ears are left long, and trimmed to give them a “puppy face”. Teddy bears are a 1/2″ or longer (but never longer than 2″), and the face is left longer. A breed trim is left long, but a skirt is cut out so their hair doesn’t drag on the floor.

Is my Maltese suppose to have curly hair?

Most people expect the long silky coat they see on a show dog and don’t expect to see a dog in a short fluffy coat. Maltese are supposed to have straight, not curly hair. I think most people are confused about what a Maltese is supposed to look like. Although they are getting more popular, you still don’t see that many of them out there.

What are some different type of Maltese cuts?

Maltese Cut. This is one of the most commonly seen and used cuts on small dogs.

  • Flowy Ears and Legs. With this Yorkie haircut,the accent is put on the fur on the legs and ears.
  • Little Fringes.
  • Textured Ruffles.
  • Spikes on Top.
  • Curled Poodle Haircut.
  • Tassel Ears.
  • Straight Brushed Ears.
  • Shih Tzu Haircut.
  • Top Bow.
  • Can my Maltese have curly hair?

    The Maltese is a curly-haired dog that doesn’t need to have its hair straightened. It can stay in natural waves or curl, but will need regular maintenance and grooming for the best results.

    How to cut Maltese hair with scissors?

    how to cut maltese hair Should you cut your dog’s hair wet or dry? Unlike people, who get haircuts with wet hair, always start with a dry, clean dog , Benesch said, and only use the tips of sharp shears to trim your dog’s feet, face and tail, which will prevent you from cutting your dog if she moves suddenly.