While the name would seem to imply that grooming these little dogs should be quite simple, the Chinese crested does have some unique requirements.
While seeing an Old English Sheep Dog on the schedule can be daunting for many groomers, a short manageable cut can be accomplished with a variety of blades and snap-on combs.
The Norwich terrier is a great dog to use in demonstrating hand stripping, a technique that has largely become a lost art among professional groomers.
A good teddy cut is a popular choice for Pomeranians, as it makes their thick, fluffy coat easier for owners to brush and helps keep the dog cooler, particularly during hot summer months.
A Portugese water dog-inspired cut can be a cute alternative to the difficult traditional bichon trim.
Forty-year grooming veteran Sue Pratt demonstrates how she clips—instead of hand-strips—her champion miniature schnauzer.
While show dogs are groomed using carding, thinning and stripping techniques, pet English springer spaniels are often clipped using a variety of blades.
There are many opinions on the proper way to groom doodles. This particular groom, which is performed on a Labradoodle, can be modified for longer and shorter lengths.