Below are some suggestions for which blades to use on what type of dog.

All Breeds & Mixed Breeds

Andis AG Blade

Sanitary Prep 10
Pads 15 or 5/8" wide
Slightly matted 5 & 5FC
Very matted 7 & 7FC
Very Heavy Coats 7 or T84
Legs 3-3/4 FC, 5/8" HT, SC or Scissor
Feet (except poodle), beards, mustaches, furnishings Scissor

Airedale Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, sides & tail 7 or 5
Head, throat 9 or 7
Ears 10 or 15

Bearded Collie Andis AG Blade
Body 3-3/4" & 3-3/4" FC, 5/8" HT or 1-1/4" SC

Bedlington Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body 5 & 5FC to 3 3/4 & 3-3/4 FC
Face, ears, 2/3 of tail end 10 or 15

Bichon Frise Andis AG Blade
Plush look - Body 3-3/4 & 3-3/4FC or 5/8" HT
Short - Body 4 & 4FC or 5 & 5FC

Bouvier Des Flandres Andis AG Blade
Body, sides 3-3/4 or 5/8: HT
Legs, underbody, face Scissor or 1-1/2" SC
Cheeks & throat 4
Ears 10 or 15

Briard Andis AG Blade
Body 5/8" HT
Legs, underbody, face Scissor or 1-1/2" SC

Cairn Terrier Andis AG Blade
Head, face, legs, underbody Scissor
Body 4 or 3-3/4
Ears 10 or 15

Cats Andis AG Blade
Very matted 10
Some matting 7FC
No matting 10 or 15

Cocker Spaniel Andis AG Blade
Body, side, back, tail 7 & 7FC or 5 & 5FC
Face, ears, throat, head 10 or 15

Dandie Dinmont Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, side, back 4
Head, tail, feet Scissor
Top of ears 15 or 10

English Cocker Spaniel Andis AG Blade
Body, side, back 7 & 7FC or 5 & 5FC
Front of forelegs 7 & 7FC
Head, neck, ears, face 15

English Setter Andis AG Blade
Body, side, back 7 & 7FC or 5 & 5FC
Head 9
Top of ears 10 or 15
Underbody, tail, legs Scissor

English Springer Spaniel Andis AG Blade
Body, sides, back, tail 7 & 7FC or 5 & 5FC
Head, neck, ear top, throat 10

Fox Terrier & Irish Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, sides, back, tail 5
Head, ears, throat 10

Gordon Setter & Irish Setter Andis AG Blade
Body, side, back 7 & 7FC or 5 & 5FC
Head, ears, throat 10
Underbody, tail, legs Scissor

Kerry Blue Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, sides, back, tail 4 & 4FC to 5/8" HT
Cheeks & throat 10 or 15
Top of head 4 or 5

Lakeland Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, sides, back, tail 4 or 5
Head 8-1/2
Throat, ears 10

Lhasa Apso & maltese Andis AG Blade
Body 5 & 5FC to 5/8" HT
Head, face, tail, underbody Scissor

Old English Sheepdog Andis AG Blade
Body 4 & 4FC to 5/8" HT
Head, face Scissor

Poodle Andis AG Blade
Face, feet, base of tail 10 or 15
Body 7 & 7FC to 5/8" HT
Top knot, tail piece Scissor
Pattern set 5/8" Wide

Portuguese Water Dog (Lion Clip) Andis AG Blade
Body - Last rib forward 5/8" HT or scissor
Last rib backward, legs, 3/4 of tail & face 10

Portuguese Water Dog (Retriever Clip) Andis AG Blade
Body 3-3/4 & 3-3/4FC or 5/8" HT
Face 4 & 4FC
Head, tail Scissor

Schnauzer Andis AG Blade
Body, sides, back 7 & 7FC or 5 & 5FC
Head, ears, cheeks 10

Scottish Terrier & sealyham Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, back, forechest 4 or 5
Ears, throat 10 or 15
Top of head, cheeks 8-1/2 or 7
Tail 3-3/4 or scissor

Shih Tzu Andis AG Blade
Body 4 & 4FC to 5/8" HT
Head, tail, ears Scissor

Silky Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body 4 & 4FC to 5/8" HT
Head, underbody, tail Scissor
Ears 10

Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, tail 3-3/4 & 3-3/4FC or 5/8" HT
Cheeks, throat 4 & 4FC or 5 & 5FC
Head, Ears Scissor

Welsh Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, back, sides, tail 5 or 7
Head, ears, throat 10

West Highland White Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body, back, sides 5 to 3-3/4
Head, underbody, tail Scissor
Ears tips 10 or 15

Yorkshire Terrier Andis AG Blade
Body 4 & 4FC to 5/8" HT
Face, head Scissor
Ears 10