It is clear and evident that everything related to excrement is not even remotely pleasant. However, the reality is that, on many occasions, not keeping a correct hygienic routine in the area around the animal's anus can have consequences .
It is not uncommon to see a long-haired animal with a “plug” of feces in a tangle of hair. This situation causes, apart from a logical blockage in the expulsion of excrement, a tremendous discomfort and infections in the skin that surrounds the anus and the perineum.
We should not clean the animal every day that area , but we must take into account that it exists! A daily visual assessment will tell us whether or not we should clean, if it is necessary to alleviate the hairs …
Before making the first haircut, it would be convenient for the dog groomer to tell us the best way. The use of an electric razor , exclusively for the animal, is the most recommended. The use of scissors, due to the variable dexterity of the owner and the incessant movement of the animal, can cause the occasional accident in the form of a painful and bleeding cut.