Westie (West Highland Terrier)
I love this client. I’ve been practicing my spray-ups on her.
I have recently learned that i was doing a cocker cut on my westies, and a bad one at that. After wiping the egg (and dog hair) from my face, i set about to improve my pattern. I was blown away when i took the skirt down a good 2-3 inches from where i was […]
This entry will likely be posted as a permanent article at the top of the site. I will cover common questions and misconceptions about matting, as well as correct popular home-grooming techniques that do more harm than good. Here’s the scene. You walk into a grooming salon for the first time with your small-breed dog […]
Here’s an example of my personal favorite length for a West Highland White Terrier pet-style breed clip. Traditionally, this style is handstripped using a stripping blade, but for pets I like a #2 clipper comb on the back, which is longer than most groomers preference (usually a 5). Using a laube metal comb has the […]
These two westies came in yesterday, black, matted, and in desperate need of a good clean up. Right before I left petsmart Rayne taught me the secret of poufy westie heads (as opposed to the rounded yet flat teddybear heads so many stylists, myself included, are inclined to do.) The secret is to do it […]