Interview with Misty Fowler

Award-winning pet stylist, Misty Fowler shares her career journey with you.

How to Minimize Corduroy Marks When Using a Guard Comb on a Golden Retriever

Award winning pet stylist, Misty Fowler shows you how to minimize tracking - otherwise known as corduroy marks - when dealing with a guard comb. This is not a traditional style for Golden Retriever, however many pet owners appreciate this style.

How To Avoid Repetitive Motion Injury

Grooming can be one of the most rewarding jobs we have ever had. Unfortunately, the demanding elements can take a toll on our bodies. Join longtime stylist, Misty Fowler as she shares with you her extensive list of problems she has learned to overcome through the years. She’ll share with you many solutions that have allowed her to stay at her grooming table.

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Misty Fowler takes you on a creative journey as she sets a fresh, modified, Continental Trim on a cream Standard Poodle.  In this fun haircut, she shows you how to shorten the jacket, minimize the tied-up top knot, and use a longer blade over the areas that are traditionally extremely short - making this trim adaptable for any pet, (even ones in cooler climates) immersed in the depths of bitter winters. 

This lesson is broken into a 'double feature.'

Session #1 deals with setting the body pattern, trimming the bracelets and setting the rosettes.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to set a modified pet Continental pattern
  • Blade choices for a cooler climate
  • How to set and shape the rosettes
  • How to set the bracelets for balance and style
  • What can make a pet more comfortable while it is standing on a grooming table

Approximate running time:  50  minutes

Make sure you allow the video to pre-load a few minutes prior to viewing for uninterrupted play.

 

Session #2 deals with styling the head including tying up the topknot, blending the neck into the body, trimming the tail, as well as the final detail work.

In this video you will learn:

  • How to accentuate the structure of the pet
  • How to outline the jacket
  • How to tie up a short - and manageable - show style top knot
  • How to apply hair spray to build height and volume

Approximate running time:  28  minutes

Make sure you allow the video to pre-load a few minutes prior to viewing for uninterrupted play.

 


Part 1 Grooming a Poodle in a Pet Continental Trim #1
Part 2 Grooming a Poodle in a Pet Continental Trim #2
Biography

Misty Fowler, CMG

Misty is a Certified Master Groomer, an award winning stylist, a two- time member of GroomTeam USA’s top 10 groomers. Read Full Bio