Can I shave my cattle dog?

It is not necessary to trim and not recommended to shave an ACD. It’s important to release any loose undercoat which can get trapped beneath the thick outer guard hair. Shedding left under the outer coat can create matts and restrict the airflow between layers.

How often should I bathe my cattle dog?

According to the ASPCA, your dog should be washed at least every three months, so 3 or 4 times a year. The actual number may be higher if your dog is extremely hairy, or particularly enthusiastic about rolling in poop, but most dogs should be able to get by with quarterly baths.

Can a blue heeler be a family dog?

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