All dog breeds can be categorized in one of the four basic coat types. The four coat types are: Smooth, Coarse, Drop, and Wire. Coat type varies by breed, and will change slightly over the coarse of the dog's life - which is why we recommend different shampoos and conditioners for puppy coat than we do an adult dog. For beginners, coat type can be a good indication on the amount of grooming that your breed will need.
There's nothing more important to proper coat care, than conditioner. Conditioner seals the cuticle, preventing damage and matting. Just like with shampoo, it can get pretty confusing to know which conditioner is best for your dog or cat's coat type. This handy guide will break down the advantages of each of our conditioners, helping you … Continue reading Conditioner Guide
As show enthusiasts themselves, Chris and Lisa Christensen know just how important quality products are when it comes to achieving beautiful coat.That's why, when perfection is the only option, you reach for Chris Christensen Systems products. We strive to give our customers high quality products that do what they are supposed to, and will not … Continue reading Five Steps to Beautiful Coat
Keeping your dog's coat silky smooth and free from damage can be extremely hard. For long coated breeds like Shih Tzus and Yorkies, preventing damage is your #1 priority. Since it's impossible to keep your dogs from playing and getting dirty, it's also impossible to prevent damage. No worries though - it can be fixed! … Continue reading Coat 101: How to Repair Damaged Coat
When you think of conditioner, what comes to mind? Moisture. That's completely true, conditioners are used to replace lost moisture. However, conditioners do a lot more than you'd think. WHAT DOES CONDITIONER DO? Remember our pal the cuticle? He's the king among kings when it comes to healthy coat. Your number one priority is to … Continue reading Coat 101: The Importance of Conditioner