Like having several grooming tools in one, as it has a double-sided head that rakes, combs, and brushes. Also removes most tangles. Easy to clean. Tackles thick, coarse fur. Durable.
Some severe mats might challenge it. Rare reports of the handle coating pealing. Pricier than competitors, but also versatile.
Not just for dogs; also works on cats with difficult-to-reach undercoats. Price is low, and the raking action is effective yet not too intense.
The shorter pins are not as effective on dogs with very long hair.
Ideal for medium to long haired coats, thanks to the long, serrated teeth constructed of durable stainless steel. Works well for coarse fur and for removing large tangles and knots. Has a soft, grippy handle. Many users say it works well for both cats and dogs.
Extra care must be taken when using it, as the edges of the teeth are quite sharp. Takes a while to feel confident using it.
Versatile rake by a popular brand. Unique design helps catch fur while grooming for quick clean up. Rounded, rotating pins help it maneuver through most coat types. Suitable for long fur.
May not remove tough tangles. Caution required as pins can be irritating on sensitive skin. Some reports of the top breaking off the handle. Not ideal for most cats.
Perfect for dog and cat owners who groom their pets frequently due to shedding, as it has close-set stainless steel teeth designed to grasp and remove loose hairs. Handle is comfortable to grip. Lifetime guarantee.
Doesn't glide through extremely thick coats very well. Hard to remove hairs from the teeth. Not the best choice for removing mats and tangles.
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If you’re going to be spending any time at all grooming your pet, you should invest in a quality grooming rake. Rakes feature sharp teeth that help to strip out the dead, shedding undercoating and matted fur on an animal, all while leaving the top layer intact. These work for both cats and dog who have thick or long coats. Features that you should concentrate on in terms of grooming rakes include durability, a comfortable handle, and a design that is easy to clean. Use rakes every couple of days during molting season — particularly winter to summer — to keep your pet’s coat from matting up.
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