2 or 3 times a day. Most important thing you can do for that particular kind of mixed breed is BRUSH BRUSH BRUSH! ! Once a day. Go to Petsmart or one of those kind of places, and have them show you how, teach you how, and have them sell you the proper kind of brush. If you're not a dog expert- not a handler, breeder, in the veterinary field, groomer, etc...you will probably pick the wrong kind of brush.