Fourche Terrier Breed Maintenance
Their thick and rough coat needs to be brushed thoroughly with a firm bristle brush and slicker brush at least three or four times a week. Some also need to be professionally groomed several times a year to keep their coat in good condition and prevent matting and tangles. They are prone to skin conditions so you should only use shampoo or soap recommended by your veterinarian. Check their skin when grooming to ensure that it is healthy and free of irritation. You should also clean their ears with a cotton ball once a week and trim their nails when needed. In addition, it is recommended that you brush their teeth several times a week to prevent dental problems; small breeds are prone to teeth decay.