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12-16-2012 04:24 PM
PuppyKono
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Originally Posted by Liesje View Post
Ah, OK I was posting about UKC grooming. It is very minimal, no reason to trim a GSD anywhere, even a coated one. IMO it would just risk accidentally over trimming. They are also strict about what products can be used though they don't really enforce it.
Yeah I wouldnt want to risk over trimming :\ that would be bad. Thanks!

Thanks everyone for the info!
12-15-2012 05:09 PM
Liesje Ah, OK I was posting about UKC grooming. It is very minimal, no reason to trim a GSD anywhere, even a coated one. IMO it would just risk accidentally over trimming. They are also strict about what products can be used though they don't really enforce it.
12-15-2012 03:15 AM
Xeph
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For UKC shows? I've never seen anyone trim a GSD anywhere.
I see it in AKC constantly
12-15-2012 12:12 AM
Lauri & The Gang Cutting the hair on the bottom of the feet is allowed in UKC.

I'm not sure if they would DQ someone that cut the hair on the TOP of the feet (the floofies that coaties get between the toes).
12-14-2012 11:35 PM
Andaka I have finished many champions without trimming any of them.
12-14-2012 09:38 PM
Liesje For UKC shows? I've never seen anyone trim a GSD anywhere.
12-14-2012 04:47 PM
Xeph
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If we're talking about a GSD, then no you don't trim them at all.
Neatening up of the paw pads is allowed. It's just considered good hygiene and animal husbandry. All of my dogs have paw pads trimmed
12-14-2012 01:32 PM
Liesje If we're talking about a GSD, then no you don't trim them at all. I'm talking about something like a Portuguese Water Dog that is usually shown with a lion cut.
12-13-2012 09:31 PM
PuppyKono
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And it is a DQ to artifially enhance a conformation dog!
Oh. Hmmm... Thats not good.

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Originally Posted by Liesje View Post
In UKC you can show a coated dog with the rest, they are kinder about this "fault" than AKC (I know of a coated GRCH). But you cannot overgroom, the dogs can't have any grooming "products", just a regular bath and brushing. Dogs that require certain trims can get trimmed.
Ok so like the hair on the paws?
12-13-2012 04:56 PM
Liesje In UKC you can show a coated dog with the rest, they are kinder about this "fault" than AKC (I know of a coated GRCH). But you cannot overgroom, the dogs can't have any grooming "products", just a regular bath and brushing. Dogs that require certain trims can get trimmed.
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