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Grooming a Yorkie Mix with Harsh Coat

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Video DescriptionAbout Annette Quick


44 minutes, 57 seconds



Ask any groomer what their favorite breed to groom is and most will say: mixed breeds. Award-winning stylist Annette Quick is no different! In this video demonstration, Annette works on an adorable little Yorkie mix that has an extremely harsh coat. She uses a combination of tools and techniques to give this little guy a personality trim that is easy to maintain between grooming sessions.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to use the ‘less is more’ grooming process.
  • How to apply ‘loose’ hand stripping techniques that are easy to do.
  • Why you want to encourage harsh coat growth on a dog.
  • How to strip the coat in a manner that the pet finds comfortable.
  • How to build character in the head while giving the dog a youthful expression.

Annette Quick

Certifications: CMG

In her first year as a Division A competitor in 1997, she garnered the top spot on GroomTeam USA. Annette maintained a position on GroomTeam USA each year through 2000 and helped the USA Team bring home the silver medal from Eurogroom London, England, and the Gold Medal from Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She has won multiple “Best in Show” and “Best all around Groomer” awards at shows nationally as well as internationally and was the “Best in Show” winner in Argengroom in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1998.

Annette has shown dogs.  She also has titles in obedience, agility, and confirmation. She has been nominated for several Cardinal Crystal Grooming Achievement Awards and won the award for American Groomer of the Year in 1999.

Annette is active in the pet grooming industry, in an industry speaker and judges at grooming shows.  She is also a member of the Wahl Extreme Team.


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