What clipper blade should I use on my pet?

WAHL KM BLADE GUIDE

     
AFGHAN HOUND Stomach #10, Feet #15   PEKINESE Body #5F (normal) #7F (close), Underbelly #10, Footpads #15, Ears & Tail #10
         
BICHON Stomach #10, Long Body #3F, Short Body #4, #4F, #5 or #5F   POODLE Body (lamb clip) #5F, Face #15, Underbelly #10, Feet #15
         
BRIARD Puppy Trim #10 +22mm comb.   SAMOYED Stomach #10, Feet #15, Strip down #5F or #7F
  Stomach #10, Feet #15, Legs, underbelly & face use a scissor      
      SCHNAUZER Belly & Ears #10, Body #9 or #7F
CHOW CHOW Body #7, Stomach #10, Feet #15      
COCKERSPANIEL Body #7F or #5F, Face, Ears,Stomach #10, Feet #15   SHIH TZU Body (short hair) #4F, #5F or #7F, Flanks/Inside legs #10, Crowns & back of neck #4, Side of head #5F. Puppy trim - #10 + 22mm comb, stomach #10
         
COLLIE Body #7 Skip, Stomach #10, Feet #15   TERRIERS:  
         
ENGLISH SETTER Body, Side, Back #7, #7F, #5, #5F, Head #9 or #10, Top of Ears #10 or #15, Underbelly, tail & legs use a scissor   ALL PURPOSE #8.5
         
GERMAN SHEPHERD Body #15 or #10   AIREDALE Body #7 Skip or #5 Skip, Ears #10, Stomach #10, Feet #15, Head/Neck; #9
         
GOLDEN RETRIEVER Body #7F or #5F, Stomach #10, Feet #15   BEDLINGTON Body #5F, Belly #10, Head/Ears #10 or #15, Tail #10, Feet #15
         
IRISH SETTER Body #7F or #5F, Head & Stomach #10, Feet #15   CAIRN Body-short #7 Skip, longer #5 Skip or #4 Skip, Head #10, Eyebrows #7F, Under neck/groin #7, Rear below tail #8.5
         
KEESHOND Body #7F or #5F, Stomach #10   SILKY Body #4F, Ears #30, Stomach #10, Feet #15
         
LHASA APSO Body (short cut) #4F, #5F or #7F, Flanks/Inside legs #10, Side of head #5, Top of head & neck #4F, Blending #4   SCOTTISH Body #5 Skip, Head & Stomach #10, Feet #15
         
MINIATURE SCHNAUZER Body, Neck & Cheek #7F or #9, Head & Underbelly #10   WELSH, WIRE & LAKELAND Body (regular) #7 Skip or longer #5 Skip, Head #10, Eyebrows #7F, Under neck/groin #7, Rear below tail #8.5
         
MIXED BREEDS:     WEST HIGHLAND WHITE Body & Neck #4 Skip, Thigh & shoulder #30 with comb, underbelly #10, inside rear flank & ears #10
WIRY COATS Body #7F or #5Skip, Head #9, Jaw/Front of neck #7 or #7F      
SOFT, SPARSE COATS Body #7F, Head #9, Ears #10   YORKSHIRE Stomach #10, Feet #15, Body #4F or #4 Skip
LONG HAIR – CURLY UNDERCOAT Body & Head #4F      
CURLY UNDERCOAT/STRAIGHT GUARD HAIR Body #4F   YORKIE Body & Head #4F or #4 Skip
VARYING COAT TEXTURES Body #5F or #7F, Head, neck & underjaw #7F      
      CATS light matting #5F, moderate matting #7F, very matted #10
 

BLADE SIZES – CUT LENGTH

 
       
Item# Blade Size Description Cut length mm
WA2350-100 50 Ultra surgical 0.4
WA2352-100 40 Surgical 0.6
WA2355-100 30 Fine 0.8
WA2357-100 15 Medium Fine 1.5
WA2358-100 10 Medium 1.8
WA2360-100 9 Medium 2
WA2362-100 8.5 Medium 3
WA2366-100 7W Wide Medium Coarse 3.8
WA2367-100 7 Skip Wide Medium Coarse 3.8
WA2368-100 7F Medium Coarse 3.8
WA2371-100 5 Skip Skip Coarse 6
WA2372-100 5F Coarse 6
WA2374-100 4 Skip Skip Extra Coarse 8
WA2375-100 4F Extra Coarse 8
WA2376-100 3F Extra Coarse 10
WA2377-100 10W Wide Medium 1.8
WA2370-100 5W Wide Coarse 6
WA2430-100 X-Block Blocking Blade  
       
Attachment Combs (use with #10 blades)  
1221-5300 #2 - 5mm  
1221-5310 #3 – 9mm  
1221-5320 #4 – 13mm  
       
Note: Comb cut length must be added to blade cut length for total cut length  
       

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