How do you cut a Shih Tzu’s face?

How do you groom a Shih Tzu for beginners?

Can I cut my shih tzu hair with scissors?

Use scissors to trim the dog’s ears, paws, and tail, so that you can really smooth out those areas without nicking the dog’s skin. For a puppy cut, you can decide whether you want to keep the dog’s ear fur long or whether you want it cut short.

What’s the best haircut for Shih Tzu?

The 7 best haircuts for Shih Tzu are:
  • The Puppy Cut.
  • Puppy Cut with Longer Ears and Tail.
  • Moderate Puppy Cut.
  • Lion cut.
  • Teddy bear cut.
  • Practical top knot.
  • Top knot show cut.

Should I cut the hair around my Shih Tzu eyes?

Specifically, owners of ShihTzus must keep the fine hairs around the face out of the eyes; do this by keeping the coat clean and trimmed. Trimming the hair between a ShihTzu’s eyes is simple and will make life for this small breed much more enjoyable.

How do groomers keep dogs still?

Some dogs will quiet down with a towel placed over their eyes or heads; groomers may use that trick to calm down an anxious dog. Groomers also sometimes use a second tether tied around the dog’s waist, or looped under one front leg to keep the dog still. If the dog becomes uncooperative, the treats stop.

How do you cut a Shih Tzu’s eyes?

When it comes to trimming the hair around your Shih Tzu’s face, make sure you and your pup are both calm and comfortable. Comb out any tangles in the hair over your pup’s eyes and on his nose, then use round-tip scissors to trim the hair a little at a time, being careful to not cut the eyelashes.

How can I make my Shih Tzu hair silky?

Mist a Shih Tzu detangler spray on a small section of your little lady’s fur. Not only will the detangler help with the tangles, it will also keep the coat nice and soft. You can make your own detangling solution with a spray bottle of water and a teaspoon or so of detangling conditioner, and then shake well.

How do you cut a teddy bear for a Shih Tzu?

Simply trim it, so it does not look straggly. Lay the shears parallel with his head on the bridge of his nose, and cut across so it is the same length as the rest of the head. Trim the ears to the very tip, and round them out. Now your Shih Tzu should look like a cute teddy bear!

What is the best grooming brush for a Shih Tzu?

Another great choice for a slicker brush is the JW Gripsoft Brush. The brush has been designed with a rubber sheathed handle for maximum comfort while you’re grooming your Shih Tzu. The handle is also non-slip giving you more control with those harder to reach places on your dog.