The Black German Shepherd is one of the most striking dogs you may lay eyes on. It has a thick coat, that is totally black. With its large towering appearance, it almost always strikes one as a good looking dog. However, you also need to take good care of this dog if you want it to continue to look good at all times. Bathing your dogs is one of the necessary things that you need to do.
Black German Shepherds do not need to be bathed too often. Once a month is sufficient for them. You will need enough towels, shampoos, a hose, conditioners and lukewarm water to start the bathing. Then wet your dog with the water, and then apply shampoo. It should be noted that you may need about two people to bath this large dog. Once you have applied the shampoo, rinse it off using water. Rinse it well, otherwise you may find some gunk stuck between its hairs, which won’t be nice. Then dry off the German Shepherd Dog using a towel. You will also need to use a hair dryer to dry after using the towel. Once the dog is dry, its ready to go on to its next activity.
Tips On How To Groom Your Black German Shepherd
A Black German Shepherd is very good looking dog. It is also quite uncommon, so much so that most people on seeing such a dog think that its a mix breed dog. However, black German Shepherds are totally pure breed German Shepherd Dog(GSD). To keep it looking good, you need to take good care of it. Here are some tips about how to groom and take care of your GSD.
The coat of the GSD is a double layer coat that has a undercoat and a overcoat. The dog sheds hair all around the year, which can be a problem if you like to keep your home totally immaculate. However, you can reduce the amount of hair shed by the dog by brushing it once to thrice a week, with appropriate brushes. This brushing will remove any weak or dead hairs. Brushing will improve the appearance of your dog because it will remove dead hairs and give it a shine by highlighting the lustrous hair.
Another thing you need to do regularly is to check your dogs teeth for problems with plaque. If there is any problem, you should get it checked by a veterinarian. The dog’s nails also need to be regularly clipped if you want to avoid scratch marks on yourself or other family members.