Sporting Dog Patterns - Springer Spaniel

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Sporting Dog Patterns - Springer Spaniel

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  • 1. 
    A longer cut allows you to mold the coat a bit and apply carding techniques to retain some of the _______________.
    • A. 

      Density

    • B. 

      Proper coat texture

    • C. 

      Feathering

  • 2. 
    Blades ranging from a #10 to a #4F are commonly used to _______________ as an alternative to proper grooming techniques on pet.
    • A. 

      Shave the face

    • B. 

      Shave the feet

    • C. 

      Set the pattern

  • 3. 
    Bulk thin the _____________ area to accentuate the muscle.
    • A. 

      Loin

    • B. 

      Thigh

    • C. 

      Neck

  • 4. 
    Clip the throat area from the base of the ear bulbs in a “V” shape, following the ____________ at the sides of the neck with a #15 or #10 blade.
    • A. 

      Cowlick line

    • B. 

      Neck muscles

    • C. 

      Sternum

  • 5. 
    Cheeks are left as natural as possible to give a _____________ appearance.
    • A. 

      Fluffy

    • B. 

      Furry

    • C. 

      Smooth

  • 6. 
    Common carding tools can be a fine stripping knife, a ______________, or a #40 blade held between your fingers.
    • A. 

      Pumice stone

    • B. 

      Mat rake

    • C. 

      Shedding blade

  • 7. 
    Ideally, the coat should be worked with hand stripping techniques, carding, and thinning shears to retain the proper coat texture, ___________, and natural look.
    • A. 

      Style

    • B. 

      Brilliant color

    • C. 

      Shape

  • 8. 
    If there is long fur between the toes, back brush the fur so it stands up on top of, and away from the foot.  With __________________ trim off the excess creating a neat and very natural looking foot.
    • A. 

      Clippers

    • B. 

      Thinning shears

    • C. 

      Straight shears

  • 9. 
    Neaten the undercarriage line into a soft arch.  The highest point of the arch is directly below the __________.
    • A. 

      Brisket

    • B. 

      Stifle

    • C. 

      Last rib

  • 10. 
    Remember: for safety when edging ears, always keep the ____________ towards the tips of the ears.
    • A. 

      Tip of the shears

    • B. 

      Clippers

    • C. 

      Stripping knife

  • 11. 
    Removal of whiskers on the muzzle is optional, based on _____________ or the amount of fur on the muzzle.
    • A. 

      Gender of the dog

    • B. 

      Client preference

    • C. 

      Size of the head

  • 12. 
    The back of the front legs and the rear section of the thighs and the undercarriage should be _________________.
    • A. 

      Dematted daily

    • B. 

      Sparse of hair

    • C. 

      Well feathered

  • 13. 
    The coat should look as natural as possible and all transitional pattern lines should be ______________.
    • A. 

      Invisible

    • B. 

      Visible

    • C. 

      Obvious

  • 14. 
    The natural body jacket should ______________.
    • A. 

      Lay tight to the body

    • B. 

      Lay loose and away from body

    • C. 

      Resemble a bristle like coat

  • 15. 
    The pattern line rises over the ___________, dropping in a “U” shape to expose the upper thigh muscle.
    • A. 

      Rib cage

    • B. 

      Loin

    • C. 

      Flank

  • 16. 
    The tail is handled in the same trimming style as the _____________.
    • A. 

      Featherings

    • B. 

      Head and neck

    • C. 

      Body coat

  • 17. 
    Trim the top _________ of the outer ear leather or, if the ear is very long, set the line to the jaw.
    • A. 

      1/4

    • B. 

      1/3

    • C. 

      1/2

  • 18. 
    When trimming sporting dogs, the athletic trait is emphasized by working with the natural bone structure and ________________.
    • A. 

      Muscle tone

    • B. 

      Density of fur

    • C. 

      Squareness of the dog

  • 19. 
    _______________ the coat after clipping.
    • A. 

      Rinse

    • B. 

      Brush

    • C. 

      Card

  • 20. 
    With _______________, the longer hair may be finger plucked, carded, or stripped out by hand, retaining a neat and natural look.
    • A. 

      Heavy-coated dogs

    • B. 

      Light-coated dogs

    • C. 

      Average coated dogs

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