If your pup is in need of a trimming, then start by slowing working from your dog's hindquarters, using an electric trimmer ($75) or shears ($6). If your dog gets a bit fussy, then use a calming yet assertive voice or enlist a friend to help hold your pup in place. Use a brush or guide on the trimmer to cut your dog's underbelly and then the rest of his coat. Finish by trimming around your dog's eyes, ears, and the pads of his paws.
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