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Grooming 101 – Part 2 Tools of the Trade

Ok so your ready to take the plunge and start brushing your dog at home.  Great!  Now lets make sure you have the proper tools to do so.

Hair Type – Smooth Coated or Short Coated

Breeds – Pointer, Vizsla, Weimaraner, Basenji, Greyhound, Boxer, Doberman, Great Dane, Staffordshire Terrier, Bull Terrier, Boston Terrier, Dalmatian, French Bull Dog, Chesapeake Bay Retriever, Labrador Retriever, Beagle, Coonhound, Foxhound, Bullmastiff, Greater Swiss Mountain Dog, Rottweiler, Pug, Australian Cattle Dog, Belgian Malinois, Smooth Fox Terrier

Tools

The Furminator – de-shedding tool to remove loose hair (comes in small, medium, or large)

Curry/Rubber Brush – use to remove dead hair, massage skin

Hair Type – Combination Coated, Double Coated, or Heavy Coated

Breed – Brittany, Flat Coated Retriever, Golden Retriever American Water Spaniel, Sussex Spaniel, Australian Shepherd, Belgian Tervuren, Border Collie, Kuvasz, Borzoi, Tibetan Spaniel, Akita, Alaskan Malamute, Anatolian SHepherd, Siberian Husky, Norwegian Elkhound, German Shepherd, Smooth Coated Collie, Cardigan Welsh & Pembroke Welsh Corgi, Finnish Spitz, Shiba Inu, Bernese Mountain Dog, Great Pyrenees, Newfoundland, Saint Bernard, Samoyed, Rough Coated Collie, Shetland Sheepdog, American Eskimo, Chow Chow, Keeshond, Pomeranian

Tools

The V Rake – removes mats, removes undercoat on thick coats

Heavy Duty Rake – breaks up mats and tangles, pulls out undercoat while protecting the outer coat ( comes in different sizes)

Hair Type – Silky Coated, Natural Log Hair, or Curly or Wavy Coated

Breed – Cocker Spaniel, Afghan Hound, Bearded Collie, Briard, Old English Sheepdog, Skye Terrier, Lhasa Apso, Tibetan Terrier, Havanese, Maltese, Shih Tzu, Silky Terrier, Yorkshire Terrier, Irish Water Spaniel, Kerry Blue Terrier, Soft Coated Wheaten Terrier, Bedlington, Portuguese Water Dog, Bichon Frise, Poodle, Bouvier des Flandres

Tools

Slicker Brush – remove mats, debri and loose hair

Flexible Slicker Brush – flexible handle for less stress on hand and wrists

Greyhound Comb – fluffing, detangling, & removing dead hair; great to use to “check” for mats & tangles after brushing-if the comb does not glide through easily go over with brush again

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