FURminator Brush for Dogs

Brushing is important for maintaining your dog’s coat. The condition of a dog’s fur is a good indicator of health. As a dog owner we should strive for a nice, shiny coat and healthy fur and skin. Using the FURminator Brush for dogs will help you keep your dog’s fur in top shape while also reducing the amount of loose fur that accumulates and scatters throughout your house.

Using the FURminator DeShedding Brush on a regular basis will help you keep your dog’s fur in top condition while also reducing the amount of loose fur that you will have to sweep up or remove from your furniture.

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FURminator Short Hair deShedding Tool for Dogs, Extra Small - 101001
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Why Choose the FURminator DeShedding Tool for Dogs?

With the FURminator brush dogs‘ shedding can be kept under control and the amount of fur that your dog will shed will be significantly reduced. The FURminator is designed to not only remove fur that is actively shedding, dead fur from your dog’s undercoat while being gentle on their fur.

By choosing to use a FURminator for dogs you will be doing both your dog and yourself a favor, many dogs enjoy being brushed, and even those that are reluctant at first come to enjoy being brushed with the FURminator.

By keeping a regular schedule of brushing with the FURminator during the Spring and Fall shedding seasons your dog will be happier. This is a stress-free way to keep your dog’s coat healthy and shiny.

FURminator Brush for Dogs

Pros

  • Well made
  • Handle is comfortable
  • Makes your dog’s coat very soft
  • Can help reduce dandruff
  • Reduces shedding by up to 90%
  • Guaranteed to reduce shedding better than any brush, rake or comb

Cons

  • It’s possible to over-brush – be careful!

Short Haired Dogs

Short haired dogs typically don’t require much in the way of coat care; with a very dense coat they do not need more than two or three brushes a week. Of course, within the breeds there are different characteristics of the fur that will stipulate whether you should brush them more or less. For example, the Chihuahua, despite being a dog with short fur, tends to shed quite a bit and therefore needs to be brushed more frequently than other short-haired dogs like Dalmatians or Boxers, which don’t shed as much. The best dog brush short hair is one that takes care of shedding since that is is going to be one of the main reasons you want to keep a regular brushing routine.

Dogs with Medium Length Fur

Dogs with medium length fur, such as the German Shepherd, the Border Collie or the Golden Retriever, require a little more coat care than short-haired dogs. They require a minimum of four brushings per week. Again, it will depend on your dog and you may find your require more or less brushing time.

Dogs with Long Hair

If your dog has long fur you should strive to brush them every day to help reduce tangles and mats. Using the FURminator dogs long hair will not only keep tangles at bay, but it will remove loose, dead fur from the undercoat without damaging the topcoat, and will reduce shedding by up to 90%, in most cases.

Long haired dogs require more attention to their fur since they tend to get tangles, accumulate dirt quicker, and tend to shed more than their short haired cousins. You can help your dog by maintaining his coat health with frequent brushings.

While most dog grooming brush long hair will work just fine, choosing the best one for your dog’s fur will make sure their coat stays in tip-top shape. If you have a long haired dog, you already know already what I’m talking about. You cannot prevent your dog from shedding its fur when the seasons change, but you can prevent loose dog fur from going everywhere in your house or on your clothes; the number one way is pretty straightforward: brushing your dog regularly with the FURminator DeShedding Tool.

Tips for Using the FURminator

FURminator Brush for DogsOne of the biggest challenges owners face when trying to de-shed their dog is that they allow the undercoat to build up and before trying to remove it, and that results in trying to remove too much of the fur at once.

Since the teeth on the FURminator are fine and so close together it takes a lot strokes to remove loose undercoat fur, especially if your dog is a breed with a thick undercoat. That kind of repeated brushing can be irritating to your dog’s skin. Instead, you should do smaller brushing sessions more frequently.

We recommend that you brush for 5-7 minutes 2-3 times per week during shedding seasons, and once a week during the rest of the year.

The undercoat is also much easier to remove on dogs who are clean, conditioned, and dry – however, never use a Furminator on a wet dog, that will only rip and tear at their coat.

Final Thoughts

There’s no question that the FURminator is the top selling dog brush on the market today. Not only does it bring out your pet’s natural oils, promoting healthier skin and a shiny topcoat but it keeps your dog happy and comfortable. The FURminator comes in various widths to suit the size of your dog, as well as specialized for long or short fur length. There is a FURminator for every dog!

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6 thoughts on “FURminator Brush for Dogs”

  1. This gadget looks amazing. I use to have a German shepherd and he would shed so much fur all over our house. I like how it removes loose fur and then also gets rid of dead fur that will fall out soon anyways but leaves the healthy fur. Sounds like a winner and I will keep this in mind when we get our next dog.

  2. Furminator always reminded me of the Terminator movie haha. I own two dogs at the moment, but they are short haired. They always love to have their fur brushed though on occasion lie on their sides making it harder to cover the entire backside.
    Appreciate the tips on how to properly brush the undercoat since my dogs always shed stray hairs and I couldn’t get under their stiff top layer of fur.

    • Maybe the FURminator is named such because it “terminates” shedding? I think it might be a play on words and it’s meant to remind you of the Terminator 🙂

  3. Very informative, and a great read article. I think every pet owner needs one of these. You are right a shiny and a healthy coat takes brushing. I have 2 shih tzu’s and I know they feel better and look better after being brushed. Plus they love their time each day when they are brushed. I feel it not only makes them feel good it also relaxes them. I love my two little peoples and there is nothing I wouldn’t do to take care of them properly!

    • Hey Debra, I really do recommend the FURminator for all pet owners – it is a fantastic product. I have 2 cats and a dog and they are all shedders, and this brush is a dream come true! Not only do they enjoy being brushed with it, it keeps the stray fur to a minimum. Now I don’t have to ‘shave’ my couch every second day 😛

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