The FURminator DeShedding Tool isn't your average dog grooming brush, it's literally a lifesaver! I have a Siberian Husky that has a double layer coat. Twice per year it sheds heavily, leaving a trail of hair everywhere it goes. During peak periods it's not uncommon for me to have to vacuum three or fours timer per day. As you can imagine, this extreme level of maintenance can take its toll! Even in the non-malting periods, she can shed quite profusely.
I bought this brush because it was recommended by the vet and I can honestly say that it's the best dog grooming product I have ever purchased. Since using it I've only had to brush my husky once per week. This is more than enough to keep the fur at bay and leave her coat silky smooth.
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My Husky looks healthier then ever before. I've even been considering entering her into a dog show! The FURminator DeShedding Tool really gets to the undercoat, not only catching loose fur, but preventing it from coming through. The teeth are long and sharp, yet don't cause any discomfort. In fact, my previously fussy dog seems to enjoy the process now.
The quick release button is very handy. The teeth get filled up very quickly, especially during heavy malting periods, but getting rid of the hair is never a problem. With the simple click of a button it falls right out. No more tugging, pulling or de-tangling.
As the owner of a dog grooming business I have to trim, clip and brush many different breeds on a daily basis. I've found this device to be extremely versatile on larger dogs, even if they don't have particularly long hair—it does more than it says on the tin!
The FURminator DeShedding Tool is designed for large dogs with long hair. If yours doesn't meet this criteria, look for something else. I have read reports on Amazon that the quick release button didn't work. While this product is robust, you will have to empty it frequently as too much fur could prevent the mechanism from working efficiently.
All in all, I feel like I've found my perfect brush. I've used many products over the years, yet the FURminator DeShedding Tool is superior to all of them. I've been using this device now for well over six months and it's still in perfect working order. I would recommend it to anyone interested in DIY dog grooming as it not only makes the job easier, but will save a great deal of time.