Chiweenie Breed Maintenance
The maintenance of your new companion depends on the coat type the parent breeds have. The short-haired Chiweenie is simple to care for and only needs to be brushed with a stiff bristle brush two or three times a week. Long-haired Chiweenies need to be brushed more often and you may need to use a metal comb as well to prevent mats. The wirehaired version of this dog needs to be stripped at least once every six months. You can do this yourself by removing the outer haircoat with a stripping knife or you can have it done by a professional. You should also check their ears once a week and trim their nails when needed. Additionally, take care of their teeth by brushing them a few times a week as small dogs are prone to dental disease.
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