A black Cairn Terrier stands in a lush meadow with ears pricked.

Cairn Terrier

Generally, a Cairn terrier is trimmed by hand. Nevertheless, there are cases when Cairns are clipped.

Normal coat texture:

  • trim by hand (with fingers, possibly trimming knife)
  • possibly anus, ears, paws (paw clippers, by hand)

Recommended scissors for Cairn Terriers:

Paws, head, etc.: Curved scissors 15 cm

Recommended length of clipper blades:

Recommended length of clipping head for Cairn Terriers