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Retro Inspired Miami Trim on a Poodle with 4 Sassy Ear Style Options (Part 4 of 4-Part Series: Four Different Ear Styles)

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Video DescriptionAbout Lindsey Dicken


12 minutes, 22 seconds



Award winning pet stylist, Lindsey Dicken loves this easy, retro-styled trim. Lindsey calls this haircut a Miami Trim. You might know it as a Clown Clip or Bikini Trim. Whatever you call it, it’s easy to do, easy to maintain, and looks great on most Poodles. You can jazz it up or keep it simple.

Lindsay demonstrates plenty of tricks that will save time while increasing the quality of your groom. You’ll learn how to set the pattern and four different ear styles with ease. Each one gives the dog a very different look and appeal.

If you’re a Lindsey Dicken fan, you’ll love this lesson. It’s packed with great tips and plenty of “Aha!” moments.

In this lesson, you will learn:

  • how to quickly clip a Poodle foot.
  • how to set bracelet height.
  • how to safely detail difficult areas.
  • how to quickly remove excess length on the topknot.
  • multiple style options for Poodle ears.

Lindsey Dicken

Certifications: NCMG

Lindsey Dicken is a National Certified Master Groomer.  She has been grooming for 8 years, and has been grooming competitively for 6 of those.  Prior to becoming a pet stylist, Lindsey was active in preparing and exhibiting saddle and draft horses.

Since beginning her dog grooming career, Lindsey has competed all over the country, and won multiple Best All Around Groomer awards, Best Scissored Poodle awards, World Champion Poodle Groomer, and Intergroom’s American Groomer of the Year.  She received the Lynn Carver Memorial Award for Best All Around Pet Stylist in 2008 and 2010, and was nominated for a Cardinal Crystal American Groomer of the Year award. Lindsey has won several Best In Shows, most notably back to back wins at Intergroom 2009 and 2010 with a Bichon Frise.

She has qualified for Groom Team USA’s Top Ten Stylists every year she was eligible, reaching # 6 position her very first year.  She was the #1 ranked groomer in the nation for 2007, 2009, and 2011 and had the honor of traveling to Germany in 2009 to compete in the World Team Grooming Championship.  She helped Groom Team bring home the gold for the USA, winning a gold medal with a Bichon Frise. In 2011, Groom Team USA traveled to Belgium, and Lindsey helped her team earn the silver medal, competing with a miniature poodle in English Saddle trim.

Lindsey is most known for her work on Bichons Frises and Poodles, however she has also excelled in competition with Kerry Blue Terriers, Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers, Clumber Spaniels, English Cocker Spaniels, Gordon Setters, and mixed breeds.

In addition to competing in grooming contests, Lindsey also shows her Bichons Frises, miniature poodles, and Soft Coated Wheaten Terriers in AKC conformation shows.

Contact Information
The Fetching Canine
1490 W. St RD 434 - Suite 100 Longwood, FL 32750
SALON Phone: 407-493-5099



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