Goldendoodles require regular grooming for their coats to remain healthy and look their best. But did you know there are a variety of different styles you can choose from when it comes to brushing your pup? Let’s take a closer look at the various ways you can groom your Goldendoodle, as well as how to do them.
The au naturel style leaves your pup’s coat completely natural and uncut. This is the easiest style to maintain as it requires no cutting or trimming; all that’s needed is regular brushing and bathing plus occasional nail trimming. When done properly, this style helps keep your pup’s coat clean and free of debris while also keeping its natural oils intact. To achieve this look, brush your pup once or twice a week with a soft-bristled brush, then bathe every four weeks or so with an all-natural shampoo specifically designed for dogs. Make sure to also trim your pup’s nails regularly—once every two weeks should suffice if they’re not overly long.
The Puppy Cut is one of the most popular styles for Goldendoodles because it adds more definition to their coats while still keeping some length. To achieve this cut, use clippers on the longest parts of the coat—the back and sides—to give them a smoother appearance without going too short. Then use scissors around the face and feet for more delicate areas that need more precise shaping. It may sound intimidating, but don’t worry—as long as you’re careful and go slowly, you can master this cut in no time! You will also need to keep up with regular brushing and bathing after each cut just like with the au naturel style above.
For those looking for an even more dramatic hairstyle on their pups, there’s the Show Cut. This is essentially just like a Puppy Cut but has taken up several notches; it requires much more precision in order to achieve a perfect finish that will make your pup stand out from the crowd! Like before, use clippers on the longer parts of the coat while using scissors on areas around the face and feet where greater control is needed. This cut needs much more attention than either of its counterparts above due to its higher degree of difficulty—you may want to consider having it done by a professional groomer if you feel overwhelmed by it all! Again, make sure you keep up with regular brushing and bathing afterward too!
No matter which style you decide on for your Goldendoodle, there are certain fundamentals that must be kept in mind during each grooming session in order for them to look their absolute best! Regular brushing will help ensure their coat remains tangle-free while bathing will help get rid of dirt and debris that can build up over time if not addressed properly. Also, remember to trim their nails regularly so they don't become too long which could cause discomfort when walking or running around outdoors; once every two weeks should suffice here! Now that you know all about the different styles available for Goldendoodles plus how to do them yourself (or have them done professionally!), it's time to go ahead and get started grooming your pup like never before!