Maintaining the English Setter Coat

Award winning pet stylist, ‘Pina’ Pinkusevich, talks for a few minutes about how to maintain a show style sporting dog coat.

Grooming the Show Style English Setter

This is an amazing high end lesson. In traditional Pina style, she reads important sections the breed standard as she works on the dog. Once she has read the standard out loud, she then explains what it means. Pina then demonstrates how to apply it to a real dog.

Creating the Spray-Up and Finish Styling on a Continental Show Trim Featuring a Miniature Poodle Lesson #2

This video is a continuation from Part #1; Setting the Continental Show Trim On a Miniature Poodle. It is an advanced lesson for the serious pet stylist. If you are looking to master the Continental trim on the Poodle for either the confirmation show ring or the pet grooming arena, this video is for you.

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Pina has a passion for Poodles. Watch as she shows you how to create a trim that accentuates the proper structure of the breed. Pina breaks down challenging subject matter into easy-to-understand steps. This video is packed with great grooming tips that can be used whether you are working on a show dog or a simple stylized pet in your salon. Pina uses a combination of straight and curved shears as well as long blenders to get a velvet finish. When she finishes the top knot, she shows off some great show ring secrets to get the perfect, 'natural' look. Pina is comfortable teaching high-level styling techniques yet she does it in a way that anyone can understand. Whether you're looking to hone your skills for show ring styling, or just starting out, this video lesson we'll set you up to succeed.

In this video you will learn:              

  • What creates elegance in any dog
  • What shape to achieve with the rib cage
  • What visual image to create with the rear legs
  • How to pull the entire dog together, section by section
  • The secret to get a beautiful top knot on a show dog

 

Part 2 - Tying Up a Show Poodle Top Knot 

 
Approximate running times: 16 minutes
 
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Part 1 Tying Up a Top Knot on a Poodle Show Trim
Biography

Irina "Pina" Pinkusevich

Pina is a National Certified Master Groomer with National Dog Groomers Association of America. She has just starting her apprenticeship to become a national Certifier with NDGAA. Read Full Bio