Grooming a Yorkie in a Personality Trim “Bella-Bottom Trim” (1 of 2-Part Series)
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Runtime:21 minutes, 10 seconds
Lindsey demonstrates how to trim her ‘Bella-Bottom’ trim. When we asked Lindsey how she came up with the name, she shrugged and said, “I named it after Bella,” as she gave the little Yorkshire Terrier a pat as she stood on the grooming table. “She belongs to my vet, but she kept getting matted. This was the solution one day when she was exceptionally matted. The owners loved the haircut. We’ve been doing it ever since!”
This a great solution for any drop coated breed that matts easily; Yorkies, Malteses or ShihTzus. It’s an easy trim to do and grabs attention every because it’s so appealing. Lindsey, being a horse woman as well as an awarding winning pet stylist, says the feet remind her of a Clydesdale. Combine those fun furry feet with an adorable head style and you have a winning ticket. This trim is super stylish and easy to do, and that translates into easy money in your pocket!
Lindsey shows you how to set the body of this trim. What blade length options work well and what types of shears shelikes to use to detail out the trim.
In this video you will learn:
• How to neaten the pattern once it’s set.
• Where to set the bells.
• How to get the flair on the feet.
• Tips on how to get at the tight spots.
Lindsey Dicken is a National Certified Master Groomer. She has been grooming for 8 years, and has been grooming competitively for 6 of those. Prior to becoming a pet stylist, Lindsey was active in preparing and exhibiting saddle and draft horses.
Since beginning her dog grooming career, Lindsey has competed all over the country, and won multiple Best All Around Groomer awards, Best Scissored Poodle awards, World Champion Poodle Groomer, and Intergroom’s American Groomer of the Year. She received the Lynn Carver Memorial Award for Best All Around Pet Stylist in 2008 and 2010, and was nominated for a Cardinal Crystal American Groomer of the Year award. Lindsey has won several Best In Shows, most notably back to back wins at Intergroom 2009 and 2010 with a Bichon Frise.
She has qualified for Groom Team USA’s Top Ten Stylists every year she was eligible, reaching # 6 position her very first year. She was the #1 ranked groomer in the nation for 2007, 2009, and 2011 and had the honor of traveling to Germany in 2009 to compete in the World Team Grooming Championship. She helped Groom Team bring home the gold for the USA, winning a gold medal with a Bichon Frise. In 2011, Groom Team USA traveled to Belgium, and Lindsey helped her team earn the silver medal, competing with a miniature poodle in English Saddle trim.
Lindsey is most known for her work on Bichons Frises and Poodles, however she has also excelled in competition with Kerry Blue Terriers, Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Clumber Spaniels, English Cocker Spaniels, Gordon Setters, and mixed breeds.
In addition to competing in grooming contests, Lindsey also shows her Bichons Frises, miniature poodles, and Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers in AKC conformation shows.
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