Theory Of 5 - Feet Styles

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Theory Of 5 - Feet Styles

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A #7F blade used on the pads reduces the risk of cutting a pad and can be used for both trimming and edging the foot.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A proficient stylist should be able to complete poodle feet on all four feet in 8-10 minutes for small to medium-sized dogs.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Another technique to clean up the nail bed on a poodle foot is to lightly edge the nail beds with a #40 blade after the toes have been clipped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Back brush the bladed all foot with a heavy slicker brush before clipping the foot and the toe area.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    For a rounded foot, the coat must be exceptionally clean and fluff dried as straight as possible.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    If the pet struggles with having poodle feet worked on, double check your technique to ensure the webbing isn’t getting nicked by the blade.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Keys to having the bevel come out well are based on sound coat prep before the trimming, the thoroughness of the combing while trimming bevels, and the sharpness of your shears.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Make sure the dog is standing up and square on the table while trimming the bevels.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Much of the bladed all foot and the pad area can be neatened when the pads are clipped.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    On a natural foot, breeds that have longer coat need the foot trimmed to make it look short, clean and natural.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    On a natural foot, work with straight shears around the foot to minimize the risk of cutting the foot or pad.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    On poodle feet - for most pets - use a #15 blade on the top of the foot and a #40 on the pads.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Shaping a rounded foot by hand allows a stylist to correct conformational flaws with ease.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The bevels should not flow smoothly into the undercarriage of the dog.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The main goal of a bladed all foot is neat and clean grooming.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    There are two ways to trim a natural foot on most dogs: by hand or with clippers.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The quicker way to rough in a rounded foot is with clippers while you are trimming the pads.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    When rounding the foot by hand, box it in first to eliminate the “pointed toe” look.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    When trimming a natural foot by hand, make sure to get all the long hairs up from between the toes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When trimming a poodle foot, if the pet has very light or soft skin, think about going at least one blade length longer on the top of the foot or work with the grain.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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