Member Video: Grooming the Portuguese Water Dog – Working Retriever Trim (1 of 2-Part Series) → Part 2 of 2: Grooming the Portuguese Water Dog: Working Retriever Trim - 42 minutes
Annette Quick is a Certified Master Groomer as well as a highly regarded contest stylist. One of the breeds that earned her the right to become a GroomTeam USA member was the Portuguese Water Dog. In this session she grooms a beautiful, black-and-white PWD to breed standard in a working Retriever trim. She will guide you through the breed standard, points of reference on the dog’s body, and tricks on how to get the look on a show dog, a contest dog, or simply the correct look on a pet dog in your salon.
This lesson is broken into a “double feature.”
Part 2: deals with trimming the tail, styling the head and neck area, as well as final detail work.
In this video you will learn:
- How to set and trim the plume on a PWD tail.
- How to style the unique PWD head.
- How to shape the correct ear.
- How to build the illusion of more neck.
- How to balance the head with the body, pulling the entire haircut together.
Experts in this Video
Annette Quick is a Certified Master Groomer. In her first year as a Division A competitor in 1997, she garnered the top spot on Groom Team USA. Annette maintained a position on Groom Team USA each year through 2000.