Employ Snoods and Hoods to Keep Clean

Many long-haired dogs experience problems with keeping their beautiful coats clean. Pet and show dog owners have come up with a solution called a snood. A snood is a type of wrap-around cloth that keeps the dog's ears and hair from getting dirty. You can purchase or make your own snoods by sewing together some stretch fabric to fit around your dog's neck.

If you're concerned about your dog's legs getting icky with under brush or piddle, you can either sew some simple leg protectors that wrap around your dog's hind legs or find some inexpensive stretch socks and snip the toes out of them so you can slide them over your dog's legs. You obviously must gauge the size of the sock to your dog's legs. You can buy leg cuffs like these at pet supply stores; they prevent male dogs from wetting on themselves and cover Poodle bracelets, the unclipped fur around that breed's feet.

You can also prevent long hair from dragging along the ground when your pooch goes outside for a potty or play break. Simply wrap a towel or cloth loosely around your dog's waist and clip the ends of the towel together with a potato chip bag clip (found where kitchen supplies are sold). Use the small bag clips and be careful not to catch any of the dog's hair or skin in them.

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  • iida
    How to sew a snood for a dog?
    7 years ago

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