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I've been struggling with this for awhile and now feel I should reach out. I have the recommended book on poodle grooming from Shirley but she doesn't show the look I'm trying for. I want Rudy to have "fluffy" ears not the long haired hanging down ones. The hair on his ears is a good 5 to 6 inches long. Do you cut the hair at an angle to get them more fluffy? Even blow drying them they don't bet that bounce I want or have seen in others. Also, any tips on grooming feet. They are hardest for me. It's not the foot so much as between the toes and around the nails that I can't seem to get all the stray hairs. I have a cordless clipper that works for everything else, would it be a good idea to get a clipper that has a smaller blade to be able to get into these tight spots??
Thanks in advance for any tips!
 

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Do you have a pic of the type of ear you mean? Here is a video of a teddy bear trim and the ears are short and bouncy if that’s what you mean.
What size blade are you using for the feet?
 

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About the feet, yes I would recommend the bravmini clipper. It's much easier with the mini clippers.
 

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Do you have a pic of the type of ear you mean? Here is a video of a teddy bear trim and the ears are short and bouncy if that’s what you mean.
What size blade are you using for the feet?
Yup, those are the "bouncey" ears except I would probably leave them a little bit longer. I use a #10 blade.
 

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You’ll be better off with a shorter blade for the feet, it will get the shorter bits around the nails and is safer as it’s less likely you’ll nick the skin as the teeth are closer together. Try a 30 blade or like raindrops said a bravura mini, which is equivalent to a 30 blade in cutting length but is a much smaller blade so easier for foot work.
 
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