Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka Breed Maintenance
The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka is a high maintenance dog. He requires daily brushing to prevent matting from occurring. His coat does mat easily and if not properly taken care of skin issues can arise. His entire body must be brushed; a comb may be used on ears, beard and legs. A pin brush works best, however a small slicker brush can be used on puppy coats. Most people with allergies do well with the Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka since he does not shed. Breeds that do not shed are thought to be hypoallergenic because the dander and saliva stay stuck on the hair and are not released into the environment. The Russian Tsvetnaya Bolonka does require frequent bathing to keep his hair in top condition. His hair does require trimming to keep them looking their best. Ears should be cleaned once a week to prevent infection. His nails should be trimmed as needed, generally once every two to three weeks. His teeth should also be cleaned regularly to prevent tooth decay and tartar buildup.