Malchi Breed Maintenance
The Malchi is moderately high maintenance due to the bright white variety of their coat. Even if you have a lighter tan or a cream colored Malchi, it is going to take a lot of work to make sure that their lovely fur stays free of stains and as close to that clean, light color as possible. In order to achieve this, frequent baths will be needed with careful concentration being applied to the face; specifically under the eyes and around the mouth where staining may occur. Be sure that after you bathe your dog, that you carefully clean and dry his ears. Because the Malchi tends to have folded over ears, the chance of extra moisture being trapped inside (and causing infection) is high. By drying the ears thoroughly, you can avoid nasty ear infections and any irritation that may occur. Brushing only needs to happen around three times a week with a regular pin brush and comb, as shedding is moderate and tangles will need to be removed if you have the longer haired version of this breed. Lastly, trim your Malchi's nails every few weeks in order to promote excellent paw health and decrease the chance of scratching if the dog jumps up on someone or something.
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