Creating an Asian Influenced Haircut on a Poodle: Part 1 of 3
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Asian Fusion haircuts on dogs are everywhere today. The trend is super popular right now.
There are no rules. It’s fun. It’s creative. It’s unique. It can be highly personalized. Plus, it’s a super option for dogs who matt easily on their bodies.
However, it is highly stylized trim. It is super easy to mess it up. There are tricks to bring this style to life while making it look fabulous on the dog.
In this lesson, Brittney Valle shows you how to master this popular trim. She uses common grooming tools to get a highly stylized look. She walks you step-by-step through the process.
Brittney Valle was raised in the pet industry but pursued grooming as a professional career in 2011.
She achieved the status of Nationally Certified Master Groomer with the National Dog Groomer’s Association in 2015. Brittney has won many awards, placements and wins at grooming competitions across the country.
If you are looking to perfect your Asian styles, Brittney has some tricks up her sleeve to achieve the look quickly. If you are new to this grooming trend, this haircut is a great starting point to start on your Asian Fusion styling pathway.
Watch and see how you could do the same trim for your clients right away.
In this video you will learn:
- How to set the pattern quickly with clippers
- How to work with a dog’s natural structure to get a classic Asian Fusian look
- How to ‘crispen up the coat’ in any area to get a polished finish
- How to make the coat appear fuller and thicker
- How to get the signature look of an Asian Fusian haircut on a dog
Approximate total running time: 52 minutes
- Part 1: Grooming the Body and Legs (9:21)
- Part 2: Styling the Head and Ears (32:13)
- Part 3: Styling the Head and Ears (10:55)
Brittney Valle is a Nationally Certified Master Groomer who resides in Louisville, KY with her husband, daughter, and their dogs. Her grooming industry accolades include multiple first place contest wins, Best Groomed Dog in Division and Best All-Around in Division wins, The Peggy Harris Kindness Award, and being nominated for a Barkleigh Honors Award for Best Up & Coming Groomer of the Year.
She is an integral part of the administrative team at See Spot Grooming and helps leads teams of groomers to achieve greatness for themselves, their clients, and their pets every day, and has helped mold and shape the culture of the company into what it is today.
Brittney was a former contributing author to the “Styled Up” monthly column for Groomer to Groomer magazine, and continues to promote grooming education on multiple platforms.
Outside of her work in the grooming industry, she breeds and shows miniature poodles in the AKC ring under the kennel name Camarada and has achieved great success with dogs she has bred, including Best of Opposite Sex at the National Dog Show in Orlando, FL, and a Bred By Exhibitor Group 2 at the same show. She and her dog “FroYo” were also the #2 Owner Handled Mini in the country for 2021, as well as FroYo being ranked in the Top 10 in Canine Chronicle stats all year in decreased showing. Brittney is dedicated to promoting professionalism, continuing education, and innovation in the grooming industry.