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Grooming the Irish Setter to Breed Profile

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Video DescriptionAbout Misty Fowler


58 minutes, 21 seconds


Advanced Stylist

This breed was one of the breeds that launched Misty into GroomTeam USA’s Top 10 Stylists for three years in a row. In this session, Misty works on a lovely pet Irish Setter, showing you how to groom the breed correctly to breed profile, using hand stripping and thinning techniques.

In this video you will learn:

  • Learn how and why it’s important to blanket dry the back coat
  • Learn how to set the pattern on the pet to accentuate the dog’s breed profile
  • Learn how to avoid a color change when trimming the cheeks and muzzle
  • Learn how to set in the neck and shoulder by hand
  • Learn how to strip, card, and rake out the back coat including what types of tools to use
  • Learn how to address the legs and accentuate the natural pattern
  • Learn how to trim show feet and hocks on a setter
  • Plus – Misty shares with you tricks to eliminate skin flakes on the back coat while adding shine

Misty Fowler

Certifications: CMG

Misty Fowler has over 20 years of experience in the pet grooming industry.  She is a Certified Master Groomer, an award-winning stylist, and a three-time member of GroomTeam USA’s top 10 groomers.

Misty was a lead trainer at the Paragon School of Pet Grooming.  She is currently an active pet stylist at Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa. Her specialties include hand scissoring, breed profile trimming, speed, and efficiency.


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