Part 2 of 2: What Do You Do With a Wire Coated Doodle?
To watch the full video, either Login or Explore Membership today!
Runtime:41 minutes, 23 seconds
How many of your have been faced with a Doodle type dog with a wiry coat? They are out there. In this video lesson, hand stripping expert, Jennifer Hecker, shows you some great styling options. This dog has a coat similar to a Bouvier des Flandres. It has not been groomed in about five months. Jennifer shows you how to rake out the coat, cutting down the time it takes to hand strip. Finally she shows you how to detail the haircut with shears along with styling the head. The end result is a tidied up rough coated dog. The look is natural and appealing.
In this video you will learn:
- General techniques for working on a hand stripped coat
- How to find out if you are applying too much pressure to the stripping knife
- Which products to use to make a coat ‘tacky’
- Which stripping knives work best
- Which pattern style you should follow when grooming this breed
Jennifer Heckler has over 14 years of experience in the pet grooming field. She is a Certified Master Groomer, an award-winning contest stylist, a lead trainer and active pet stylist, and a high-level competitor in French Ring Sport. Ms. Heckler is active in the AKC conformation show ring and has the USA #1 Dandi Dinmont Terrier in 2010. Her specialties include hand stripping, breed profile trimming, speed, efficiency, and mobile grooming.