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Manageable Doodle Maintenance Trim

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Video DescriptionAbout Megan VandenBerg




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Doodles. Doodles. Doodles.

Are they overflowing your salons like ours?

This lesson is a super easy trim. It can be done quickly. Easily. Isn’t that just what we want for our everyday grooming jobs?

Bonus. You can create a stylish trim primarily with clippers and guard combs. Woo-hoo!

What could be easier?

Megan VandenBerg is an award-winning Certified Master Groomer. She is one of the top producing stylists at Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa. She typically has between 12 and 14 dogs on her grooming schedule every day. She’s fast. She’s efficient. And clients love her work.

This is one of her go-to styles for her everyday pet clients.

Just because Megan demonstrated this haircut on a Doodle, it is an adaptable – and flexible – haircut to many, many dogs, purebred, or mixed breed!

Join Megan as she shows you how to do this practical trim quickly. She demonstrates step-by-step how to get the look in your own salon – on your own grooming dogs.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to quickly set in angulation on the legs
  • Where to set the line for the head
  • How to easily clear the eye area
  • What can help you visualize how to trim the muzzle
  • Why it’s important to trim the ears

Megan VandenBerg

Certifications: CMG

Megan VandenBerg is a Certified Master Groomer with the National Dog Groomer Association of American. She works in the grooming department at Whiskers Resort & Pet Spa. Whiskers is a large luxury pet resort located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Megan has been grooming for over 10 years. She earned her Certified Master Groomer status in 2014.

Her passion for grooming started when she bought her first show dog, a Kerry Blue Terrier. Her name is Keeva and she still has her today. Megan has been breeding Kerry Blue Terriers since 2013. She has produced two generations of AKC Champions under KellsenBerg Kerry Blues. She’s also shown many dogs to their AKC Championships including Kerry Blue Terriers, Dandie Dinmont Terriers and Miniature Poodles.

Megan is no stranger to the pet grooming contest arena. She has competed in many pet grooming competitions placing in Wire Coated, Poodle and All Other Purebred Classes around the country.

In her free time, she enjoys paddle boarding and hiking with her dogs. Recently she took up horseback riding. She loves to spend time with her horse. She’s been competing in Hunter on the Flat and Over Fences classes.


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