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Hand-stripping

Dog models must not be groomed for 60 days or more prior to the date of the competition except for the flatwork

areas of stripping breeds which may be groomed up to 30 days prior the competition

All dogs may have sanitary and pads shaved prior to start of class

Coat must be carded or hand stripped

There should be no visible pink skin or bald patches

 

All Levels - Clipping / Scissoring are not permitted. (see exemption breeds).

Chalk, such as terrier chalk may be applied prior to or during the time frame to aid in hand stripping.

Enhance the coat color chalk is permitted in Level A only and shall not easily transfer onto judges hands

Exemption Breeds (Clipper permitted)

Schnauzer - Ears, Head, Neck and inside of back legs only

Scottish Terrier - Ears, Head, Neck Only

West Highland Terrier - Ears and Neck only

Sealyham Terrier - Ears, Head, Neck only

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FCI Recognised Breeds, Admitted to Compete

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Small Breeds

• Affenpinscher (186)
• Australian Terrier (8

• Cairn Terrier (4)

• Border Terrier (10)

• Dandie Dinmont Terrier (168)

• Griffon Belge (81)

• Griffon Bruxellois (80)

• Jack Russell Terrier (345)

• Norfolk Terrier (272)

• Norwich Terrier (72)

• Parson Russell Terrier (339)

• Scottish Terrier (73)

• Sealyham Terrier (74)

• West Highland White Terrier (85)

• Wirehaired Dachshund, all sizes (148)

• Zwergschnauzer (183) 

​Medium Breeds

• Grand Basset Griffon Vendéen (33)

• Irish Glen of Imaal Terrier (302)

• Irish Terrier (139)

• Lakeland Terrier (70)

• Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen (67)

• Schnauzer (182) • Welsh Terrier (78)

• Wire Fox Terrier (169) 


Large Breeds

• Airedale Terrier (7)

• Deerhound (164)

• Drótzörü Magyar Vizsla (239)

• Deutsch Drahthaar (98)

• Grand Griffon Vendéen (282)

• Griffon a Poil Dur Korthals (107)

• Irish Wolfhound (160)

• Riesenschnauzer (181)

• Spinone Italiano (165)

• Other wirehaired breeds of FCI Group 7

Time Allocation

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