Time for part two of the test on clipping.
There will only be 10 questions tonight since the answers can be long. :)
True or False:
~ 1) It is okay to clip a dog when it is wet.
~ 2) It is okay to shave Poodle feet on a Poodle that comes into your shop with the feet already wet.
~ 3) When Wet Clipping, it is better to clip a soapy coat.
~ 4) To safely Wet Clip, you must use a cordless clipper, or plug into a GFCI outlet.
~ 5) It is safer to clip a matted coat before the bath.
~ 6) It is okay to use scissors to splice a large mat in half when clipping a severely matted coat.
~7) Matted coats can only be clipped with a #7, #10, or a #15 blade.
~8) It is okay to cage dry a matted coat.
~9) A matted dog must be intirely dry before you clip it.
~10) When clipping through very tightly matted hair around the legs, it is best to use the whole blade to fight through the mat.
I hope to post the answers tomorrow, but I have been getting home late every night lately.
So, if I do not have the answers posted tomorrow night, please check back Thursday night. :)
Happy Grooming, MFF