Hand-Stripping the Irish Terrier (1 of 2-Part Series)
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Runtime:34 minutes, 45 seconds
The Irish Terrier is one of the oldest Terrier breeds. He is an all purpose dog, a loyal protector of the family, as well as an all-around farm dog or hunting companion. This breed is unique in its outline compared to others in his group. In this lesson, Lisa Leady grooms a retired show dog. She shows you the basic elements of hand stripping combined with proper breed profile trimming.
In this video you will learn:
• Proper techniques for hand stripping.
• How often you need to work on a dog to keep the coat in ‘layers’.
• How do you know if you are doing it correctly, if you’re new to this technique?
• What to use to keep a harsh coated Terrier clean without destroying the texture.
• How to work to capture the outline of an Irish Terrier.
Lisa Leady is a third generation groomer, with over 25 years experience. She is also a clinician, speaker, Certified Master Groomer, and Certifier for IPG.
She has many Best All Around and Best in Show placements.
Lisa is a multiple Cardinal Crystal Achievement Award nominee and was the recipient of the 2003 Congeniality Award.
In 2002 Lisa sold her shop of ten years and began a new career as a grooming school instructor.
After five years in the classroom, Lisa has made the move to mobile. She is now the proud owner of Primp My Pooch Mobile Pet Salon based in Genoa, Illinois.
Lisa is currently a GroomTeam Board Member.
She has completed the Judge’s Orientation/Training Class required by the United Showmanagers Alliance, and was approved as a Sanctioned Judge.
Business Name(s): Primp My Pooch
Business Address: 712 Tyler St.
Genoa, IL 60135
Business Phone: (815) 333-5197
Vendor Associate: Wahl Extreme Team Member
GroomTeam Affiliation: She has been a GroomTeam USA member since 2000. In 2004 she qualified to travel with GroomTeam to France, where she helped bring home the silver medal, and also went to Italy in 2007.
AKC Exhibitor Breeds: Shown and bred champion Smooth Fox Terriers.