Teddy Bear Cut for Poodles And Doodles

By Alberto Roy

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Poodle and Doodle owners prefer the breed for its non-shedding and hypoallergenic attributes. The playing and cuddling breed is favourable to each one. But style does matter and better personality and charming presence. Have a look at Teddy Bear Cut for Poodles And Doodles to inspire yourself and let’s get your doggy such shine and pride.

Who wouldn’t love to be able to share the company of a four-legged friend, without having to vacuum or find hair on clothes? Every Doodle owner knows that this does not mean no-maintenance.

The hair of a Doodle and a Poodle is constantly growing. It needs to be groomed regularly to keep it soft, clean, and free from mats and tangles.

Today, we will be focusing on the adorable Teddy Bear Cut. It is one of the most beloved cuts for Poodles.

What is a Poodle Teddy Bear Cut, and How Does It Work?

Since their introduction as show dogs and companions, poodles have been groomed in many different ways.

Original Poodles were water retrievers, and their curly coat made it easy for hunters to keep them clean. After a long day duck hunting, nobody had the time to groom their Poodle.

They are no longer used for their original purpose. They are now companions and show pets.

We have the resources and time to make them as beautiful or as fancy as you like.

The teddy bear haircut is a Poodle or Doodle style in which the dog’s hair is kept between 1-2 inches and the head.

Traditional Poodle cuts involve shaving the face close to the skin. The face will look more serious, royal, and show-dog if it is shaved.

The teddy bear haircut however leaves the hair on the head the same length as the rest of the body. This makes the dog’s face look more puppy-like or teddy bear-like.

Skilled groomers can shape the coat so that it appears smooth and even. The dog will appear to have round features just like a Teddy Bear. Cute toy poodle teddy bear just for you.

How do you cut a teddy bear?

  • Make sure to brush the Doodle or Poodle thoroughly so there are no mats or tangles.
  • Shampoo and conditioner are used to soften and clean the hair. Then, blow dry it.
  • This is very important: Never wash your dog if you haven’t brushed him. Also, don’t try to cut a dog’s hair. Always brush and wash first!
  • Start by clipping the neck, back and sides with high-quality scissors
  • Cut the legs, belly, chest, and rest of the dog’s body.
  • To make the perfect teddy bear cut use scissors to trim the coat. You must be careful not to cut or damage your dog’s coat.
  • It can be hard to get your ears right the first time. Spend extra time working around your ears.
  • Last, give your head that characteristic round shape. This is going to take practice and may not be perfect immediately. You will improve your skills the more you practice it.
  • Use a slicker to brush the coat. You can also apply perfume or deodorant to your dog.
  • Voila! Your teddy bear appearance is complete. Cute brown doodle hairstyle

Complete a Teddy Bear Cut

The teddy bear clip is very popular right now. This clip is easy to do for groomers and low-maintenance and adorable for owners. It also looks great on pets, making them look like a teddy bear, which is perfect for Christmas!

This clip is ideal for long, woolly, or wiry hairs. It can also be used to keep mixed breed coats tidy.

  1. Bathe, detangle and dry the dog.
  2. Your clippers should be equipped with a #10 blade as well as an attachment comb. The attachment comb you choose will depend on the breed, hair length, and coat type of your dog.
  3. Start at the base and clip the sides and back of the neck. Then, clip straight down from the middle of your back to the base.
  4. Keep clipping hair around the body and hindquarters.
  5. Cut excess hair from the feet and legs. Keep them round, full and uniform in length. Balance your front and back legs.
  6. Mix the leg hairs evenly into the body. Make sure the legs are smooth and free of any breaks.
  7. The tail should be cut to an even length.
  8. Take out the attachment comb, and use the #10 knife to trim the abdomen, underarms, and genitals.
  9. Use scissors to tidy up any untidy spots. Blend any transitions with a #3F blade, or thinning scissors.
  10. The head should be as round and full as possible. You can use scissors to trim and blend the hair as needed, while keeping it as neat and smooth as possible. Keep the nose and eyes of your dog in the middle of the circle.
  11. You should also clean the ears. You should aim to trim the ears to fit the circle. If this is not possible, neaten the ears to a uniform length to match the rest of your coat.
  12. Use a slicker brush to fluff the coat or a finishing combing.

How often should you give your Poodle a teddy bear haircut?

You want your dog to look clean and tidy every four weeks. If you don’t mind a more mature look, every 6-8 weeks is sufficient.

You should start slowly and cut less hair at first. Too much hair can cause owners to be upset when their dog doesn’t look the way they wanted.

However, this does not mean you should not brush your dog every now and again. Brushing a Poodle or Doodle wearing a teddy bear should be done at least twice a week.

Brush your dog daily if he spends a lot time outdoors with you or with other dogs. Cute teddy bear

What’s the difference between a puppy and a Teddy Bear cut?

The same style of cut is used for teddy bear and puppy cuts. This means that all hair lengths are the same.

This style will make even adult dogs look puppy-like. Their features appear to be young dogs’ in softness.

Many owners are often asked about the age of their dog, even though it’s an 8-year-old puppy in a teddy bear!

Are there any other breeds that can have the same hairstyle?

Yes! Yes! Here’s a Bichon sporting a teddy bear haircut: Cut bichon frise teddy Bear

What does a teddy bear cost at the groomer?

Don’t be intimidated if you don’t want to give your Poodle a teddy bear haircut. Groomers can help!

A small- to medium-sized dog will cost between $30 and $50. The price of your pup will vary depending on where you live, how clean his hair is and how well-maintained he is.

(The more messy and tangled it is, the more expensive it will be.

A Standard Poodle, a large dog, might cost as much as $90.

The Bottom Line

Poodles and Doodles love the teddy bear haircut. With their adorable puppy-like features, dogs look absolutely adorable. This cut is cute and easy to maintain, compared to other styles. A show coat is not necessary for a Poodle.

Local groomers are happy to cut your dog’s hair. You can do it yourself if you wish. Practice makes perfect.

Many Poodle owners learn how their dog can be groomed at home. This will save you money over the life of your dog.


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