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Creating a Practical Asian Fusion Trim

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Video DescriptionAbout Megan VandenBerg





Pet grooming professionals cannot seem to get enough of this style. Asian Fusion.

What is Asian Fusion?

Basically – it is a whimsical grooming style inspired by cartoon characters. Sometimes it can be extreme – to a point it is not practical for the everyday pet owner.

However – when done in a modified version – it can be very practical. Even for active, outdoor pets. And simple to do too! Plus, the look is super cute.

Megan VandenBerg is an award-winning Certified Master Groomer. She is one of the top producing stylists at Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa, owned by L2GD Founder, Melissa Verplank.

In this lesson, Megan is working on an active, rough and tumble Kerry Blue Terrier. The owner loves the breed – but not all the hair.

Sound familiar?

Megan custom created this haircut just for this dog. For the owner, it is easy to maintain and keep up. For the stylist, it is an easy haircut to execute and keep up on a 4/6-week appointment rotation. Plus, it is just SUPER cute!

Just because Megan demonstrated this haircut on a Kerry Blue Terrier, it is an adaptable style to many curly and drop coated dogs, purebred, or mixed breed!

Join Megan as she shows you how to knock this practical trim out in no time. She shows you step-by-step how to get the look in your own salon – on your own grooming dogs.

In this video you will learn:

  • What is Megan’s interpretation of Asian Fusion style
  • What types of dogs look great in this haircut
  • Modifications to the style to make it more practical for the owner
  • Easy variations on the trim
  • Tool and equipment choices to enhance efficiency

Approximate total running time: 32 minutes

Megan VandenBerg

Certifications: CMG

Megan VandenBerg is a Certified Master Groomer with the National Dog Groomer Association of American. She works in the grooming department at Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa. Whiskers is a large luxury pet resort located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Megan has been grooming for over 10 years. She earned her Certified Master Groomer status in 2014.

Her passion for grooming started when she bought her first show dog, a Kerry Blue Terrier. Her name is Keeva and she still has her today. Megan has been breeding Kerry Blue Terriers since 2013. She has produced two generations of AKC Champions under KellsenBerg Kerry Blues. She’s also shown many dogs to their AKC Championships including Kerry Blue Terriers, Dandie Dinmont Terriers and Miniature Poodles.

Megan is no stranger to the pet grooming contest arena. She has competed in many pet grooming competitions placing in Wire Coated, Poodle and All Other Purebred Classes around the country.

In her free time, she enjoys paddle boarding and hiking with her dogs. Recently she took up horseback riding. She loves to spend time with her horse. She’s been competing in Hunter on the Flat and Over Fences classes.

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