How to Groom a Poodle – How to Trim Poodle Ears

How to Groom a Poodle

How to groom a Poodle is one skill that invariably poses a real challenge for new groomers. I’m sure the challenge would be no less for dog owners wishing to trim their own Poodles. Shaping ears, in particular, can be tricky.

But because Poodles can come in 3 different sizes, groomers need to be able to adjust their approaches accordingly.

More specifically you could be dealing with any one of these Poodles:

  • The Standard Poodle
  • A Miniature Poodle or
  • A Toy Poodle

The Poodle enjoys an enviable reputation of being one of the most intelligent of dog breeds, up there with the Border Collie. So this breed will prove to be a joy to work with either as a groomer or as a dog owner.

Those interested in a dog grooming career often ask:

Where can I learn how to groom a Poodle?”

How do I manage the different Poodle clips such as the more popular poodle cuts that a dog owner is likely to ask for?

And of course the type of trim will be dependent on whether the poodle is being groomed for showing or for comfort at home.

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