Summer 1997
  Thinning Shears - Design & Technique
by Pam Lauritzen
  Do you know what to buy and how to properly use thinning shears? First, consider the design and intended purpose of the shear. Thinning shears are designed to partially remove coat and fall into three basic categories…
 
  Styling the American Cocker
by Susan Hatzo
  Merry, sound, well balanced and with a coat texture that permits easy maintenance, the American Cocker is the smallest member of the Sporting breeds group. This article is designed to instruct the stylist on proper grooming techniques for this breed.
 
  Styling the English Cocker
by Kathleen Putman
  Expression should impart a brainy appearance denoting the highest intelligence; a look that's peculiar to this breed alone. This article is designed to instruct the stylist on proper grooming techniques for this breed.
 
  To Be or Not to Be Mobile
by Dina Perry
  Who is best suited to be a mobile stylist? With over 22 years of hiring and training Mobile Pet Stylists, I have asked myself that same question many times. Here are some of my conclusions…
 
The Golden Retriever
by Patsy Edmonson
Not just a bathe and dry dog! First, become familiar with the breed standard for the Golden Retriever and then learn styling tips. This article is designed to instruct the stylist on proper grooming techniques for this breed.
 
  Styling the Springer Spaniel
by Majorie Rollins
  An unmistakable member of the historic lineage of spaniels, the Springer is a well balanced and proportioned dog with a proud and sturdy carriage. Nicely furnished with a fringe of moderate feathering, the body coat should be flat or wavy and sufficiently dense to be waterproof. This article is designed to instruct the stylist on proper grooming techniques for this breed.
 
Financial Health & Wealth - Part II Your Retirement Benefits
by James Dowling, CPA, PFS, CFP
While most of us tend to equate retirement with age 65, it is possible to begin receiving social security benefits at age 62, but benefits for the remainder of your life will be reduced by 20% from the amount that you would have received had you waited until age 65 to begin collecting…
 
The Irish Setter
by Karla Roth
Known as the "Big Red Dog" with a devil-may-care attitude, the Irish Setter is the aristocrat of sporting breeds. Beautifully balanced with every part flowing smoothly from one to another, the Irish Setter's coat should be straight and as free as possible from curl or wave. This article is designed to instruct the stylist on proper grooming techniques for this breed.

 

 

 
   
 
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