Once you've successfully acclimated your pup to all-around handling, at or around the 10-12 week mark, you can take her in for the first grooming session (often after the second round of shots). At the latest, the first grooming is recommended before 16-weeks of age.
When can I shave my doodle puppy?
The wavy, curly adult coat will start replacing the soft, fluffy puppy coat around 5-6 months of age. You'll notice the new hair coming in is kinkier than the pure fluff on top. Waiting to cut the hair until the adult coat makes its debut beneath the layers of puppy fur helps ensure that the adult coat remains soft.
What is a doodle puppy cut?
The puppy cut is a low-maintenance style that includes uniformly trimming your Cockapoo's hair 1.5 to 2 inches across their body. Once the Doodle puppy haircut is in place, you'll just need to trim your Doodle's face every now and again to keep it looking great.
Can I groom my 3 month old puppy?
In general, puppies should visit the groomer no earlier than 12 weeks to ensure that they have their first round of shots, and no later than 6 months. Ideally, we see a new puppy in between 12-16 weeks. The window for socialization starts to close for dogs at 4 months.
What happens if you cut puppy fur too early?
Most breeds develop their coarser, longer coat by six to eight months of age. If a puppy's hair is clipped too soon this could impact the quality of its primary hair and result in a problematic coat during adulthood. To avoid this it is important to wait for the puppy's hair to move into adult stage before clipping.
When should I give my goldendoodle his first haircut?
We recommend waiting 6 months before taking your goldendoodle puppy her first full clip down grooming. The wavy, curly adult coat will start replacing the soft, fluffy puppy coat around 5-7 months of age.