Scotchon Breed Maintenance
Like both of the parent breeds, the Scotchon has double-coated, dense fur. They do not shed much but do require frequent combing and grooming. Weekly brushing is recommended to eliminate any tangles or matting, and to help maintain healthy skin. They may have delicate skin, so bathing too often is not recommended as it might cause irritation. It is very important to remove any tangles before bathing, otherwise it may be too difficult to remove them afterwards. Trimming every two months is recommended to keep the fur short and looking smart. If long hair is desired, clipping a few times a year works well. These dogs may have bad reactions to fleas, so prevention is highly important. Also, like the Bichon Frise, the Scotchon could suffer from allergies; therefore, it is necessary to be careful with the products you use on their skin.