Member Video: Grooming the Doodle in a Highly Stylized Trim (1 of 2-Part Series) → Part 2 of 2: Grooming the Doodle in a Highly Stylized Trim: Head & Tail - 15 minutes
Doodles seem to be every where. They come in a wide variety of sizes, coat types, and colors. There is no breed standard so we get to make up the trim as we go along. In this session, Courtney Ramstack leads you through a highly stylized trim on a large Doodle. The trim is stylish, yet easy for the owner to maintain at home. The haircut is fun, bringing out the best features of the dog. Courtney takes you through the trim, step-by-step. As she trims Opal, she shares with you tips like; ‘feel the dog – get your hands in there’, ‘use your clipper like a paint brush,’ and ‘use vantage points.’
Part 2:In this session, Courtney shows you how to style the head and tail to balance with the overall dog. This dog has one of those challenging coats, it’s floppy. Courtney shares with you great styling tips to bring out the personality of this dog and work with the soft coat.
In this video you will learn:
- How to clear the throat latch area.
- How to avoid a pinched look on the head.
- How to shape the beard.
- How to trim the topknot on a floppy coat.
- How to trim the tail like a Golden.
Experts in this Video
Courtney Ramstack began her career in 1998. She started as a bather and dog trainer. In just two years, she was managing a grooming salon. In 2000, Courtney attended a corporate training program conducted by The Paragon School of Pet Grooming.