Grooming the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier in a Show Trim: Part 1

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Part 1: Setting the Soft Coated Wheaten Trim to Accentuate Proper Breed Profile.
You asked for her – we got her. Lindsey Dicken. She has won hundreds of awards for her grooming skills in this country and abroad. In this lesson, Lindsey shows you how to groom a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier. Lindsey has built a large part of her reputation on grooming this breed. The trim Lindsey puts on this dog is suitable for the pet contest arena or the conformation show ring.

As she works over the dog, you’ll learn how to get the classic outline for the breed. This is definitely a dog that is supposed to look very natural and not ‘over groomed.’ You’ll learn about the tools that you’ll need to get the look and how to use them. Lindsey shares so many details about how to groom the SCWT that we have broken this lesson into a double feature. The first feature addresses the body, legs, and feet. In the second feature, Lindsey deals with the head in great detail. Her teaching style is easy to understand – whether you are a new stylist or a seasoned pro. If you have any questions about how to groom a Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, this lesson is for you!

In this video you will learn:

  • The grooming tool of choice for the Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier
  • The difference between the American and the Irish coat on the SCWT
  • Different ways to trim the side coat in the spring of rib area
  • How to clip the unique ear style
  • How to correctly trim the eye area so the dog can see through the ‘fringe’
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Lindsey Dicken

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

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