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Slapton, South Hams, Devon

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Wire Haired Hungarian Visla

A lovely example of handstripping on a 2 year old Wire Haired Hungarian Visla. The coat had never been stripped and so a patch test was carried out on a small area to ensure that the coat would strip easily, there would be no bald patches due to the hair follicles not being regularly cleared and also that the dog was comfortable with the process - which as you can see, this fine young dog took too very well. This took 3 hours to strip the coat down all over on a large dog but the result was a lovely smooth, healthy, live coat for summer as all the dead hair had been removed. Also great for heat control on a very active working gun dog.

Very relaxed whilst being stripped as this is a gently process if done correctly and the coat pulled in the correct way. You can see the difference in texture between the old and stripped coat.

Wire haired hungarian Visla   Snoozing whilst being stripped

The coat after stripping – a rich honey comb/copper colour and lovely smooth natural finish. You can see the difference the stripping makes to the coat.

1 Wire haired hungarian Visla   coat difference Wire haired hungarian Visla   after being stripped
  • Free consultation
  • Six point health check
  • Relaxing Hydro bath using dog PH balanced natural ingredient shampoo
  • Safe hand drying only
  • Overgrown coat and undercoat removal
  • Ear clean (outer bulb area), excess hair removal / tidy
  • Eye clean and hair tidy
  • Hygiene trim
  • Pawdicure: Pad clip, feet trim, nails
  • Breed specific styling

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Coronavirus Disease update: Due to Lock Down and to ensure the safety of clients and a covid-19 safe environment, regrettably the salon is only open for urgent welfare grooms for existing clients. To apologise for any inconvenience caused. You are still very welcome to get in touch to register your interest for the future.

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