Irish Terriers have wiry, dense, double-layered coats that are short to medium in length. While the coats don't require much in the way of brushing or bathing, many breed owners hand-strip them several times per year. Below you'll find details on maintaining the Irish Terrier coat, a section dedicated to hand-stripping, and info about clipping and haircuts. These dogs' short- to medium-length, dense, wiry coats don't require a ton of care, so Irish Terrier grooming isn't too time-consuming overall.
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Last Updated: August 25, References. This article was co-authored by Lancy Woo. There are 31 references cited in this article, which can be found at the bottom of the page. This article has been viewed 17, times. While their characteristic shaggy appearance makes grooming fairly simple, they do have unique needs. Instead of trimming your border terrier with electric clippers, preserve its coat's texture and color by plucking out long, dead hair every 5 to 6 months.
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By Ireland80 , January 2, in Grooming. Newbie here so apologies upfront if I ask questions that I am sure have been asked before. We just brought home our first ever cairn. She is young, just a smidge over 9 weeks. I noticed when I visited her and her brothers that the boys had thicker top hair whereas our girl has fairly wispy thin top hair.
The Norfolk Terrier is a small-sized breed with a shaggy, wiry coat that's one of its signature features. Overall grooming for dogs of this breed will require a moderate amount of work, and will include occasional stripping of the coat a requirement for show dogs. See below for further details on brushing bathing, and stripping the Norfolk Terrier coat. They'll need to be brushed a couple of times per week to keep the coats from getting out of control; baths are only required when necessary; and they'll need to be fully stripped twice per year around the time they "blow" their summer and winter coats , along with some "maintenance" stripping every months. Use a slicker brush or a metal comb to brush these dogs.