How to stop your dog from shedding just got easier with this long hair dog grooming and deshedding tool for medium dogs from FURminator.
But I would NOT use it on a dog like a Sheltie like mine, because it's just going to break the harsh outer coat and make the dog look horrible. I know some of the furminators say for long coat or for short coat, honestly I have the "long coat" one and I use it just fine on short coated dogs. I Don't think they are really different, I think it's just the company trying to sell more. I wouldn't use one at all on a long coat.
The FURminator is most effective when used on a regular basis. During high shedding times, it is ideal to use the FURminator every few days remove the buildup of dead hairs. During the lowest shedding times, two to four times a month may be a good time frame for most dogs. Of course, it all depends on the rate of the dog's shedding.
FURminator Short Hair deShedding Tool for Medium Dogs
FURminator Long Hair deShedding Tool for Small Dogs
The FURminator deShedding Tool for Dogs reduces shedding by up to 90 percent by removing the loose, dead undercoat without damaging the topcoat. The FURminator brings out your pet's natural oils, promoting healthier skin and a shiny topcoat. We also have available a The good news for you is that you are already keeping up on your dogs’ shedding by brushing them weekly. That means that they probably don’t have huge clumps of hair that need to be removed- making the job much easier on their skin and your arms. If you do decide to get a Furminator, your dogs would probably need the large size, and I would recommend buying the whole system, including the shampoo and especially the conditioner. Undercoat is definitely much easier to remove on dogs who are clean, conditioned, and dry. Don’t every use a Furminator on a wet dog, that will only tug and rip at the coat. Using a good conditioner, whether it’s the Furminator brand or some other high quality one, will help to reduce the tearing or shredding that many people notice when Furminating their dogs’ coats. Simply put, dirty, coarse hair will get stuck in the fine teeth much more easily than clean, smooth hairs will.Gently pull the tool through your dog's coat in the direction the hair grows, the deShedding edge gently removes the loose hair and undercoat. The FURminator is available for small, medium, and large dogs, and offers two different sized combs to address short-hair or long-hair pets.To protect your dog, be sure you thoroughly inspect your dog's coat and skin before you begin using the FURminator to make sure there are no cuts, bruises, abrasions, sores, or skin conditions on the skin or any matted areas or tangles in the fur. Because your dog's coat can hide skin conditions, make sure you inspect your dog's skin closely. DO NOT use the FURminator if your dog has any skin conditions. Instead, take your dog to a veterinarian for professional treatment. It's also important not to try to comb through matted or tangled fur. To remove mats or tangles, you should take your dog to the groomer or use professional grooming tools at home.