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Hand Stripping the Irish Terrier - Part 2

The Irish Terrier is one of the oldest Terrier breeds. He is an all purpose dog, a loyal protector of the family, as well as an all-around farm dog or hunting companion. This breed is unique in its outline compared to others in his group. In this lesson, Lisa Leady grooms a retired show dog. She shows you the basic elements of hand stripping combined with proper breed profile trimming.

Part 2

Lisa Leady continues to groom the Irish Terrier to breed profile. This dog has not been groomed in quite a while. The long coat prompts Lisa to talk about what it DOES take to get a dog back into condition. In the second half, she works on creating the 'brick shaped' head, so classic of many of the long legged Terriers. .   

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