Ancol Ergo Universal Slicker
These have quite tightly packed fine wire bristles and are good for dealing with tangles and knots in medium to long fur. They are also good at removing loose fur and getting down to undercoats so they are also useful for dogs with thick or wiry fur. This is also a great brush for double coated dogs. Slicker brushes are suitable for most coats except short haired dogs.
-Whisks away loose fur
-Bendy pins for comfort
-Effective moulting and detangling tool
To use the slicker, slowly and gently brush the hair in the direction of the fur growth. The bendy pins will pull away loose hairs hair leaving a smooth and neat coat. If your dog is comfortable with the slicker, press gently on the tool to remove more fur from the undercoat. The pins of the slicker are bendy to prevent discomfort, however, do not press them into your dog's skin.
To remove a tangle, isolate the fur and gently pull the slicker through the tangle, starting from the outside and working in as the fur detangles.
To ensure your dog has an enjoyable grooming session, start gently. Pause or end the grooming session if your dog becomes agitated.
Slicker pin pad dimensions:
Small: 6.5 x 4.5cm (best suited for Extra-Small & Small Breeds)
Medium: 8.5 x 5cm (best suited for Medium Breeds)
Large: 9.5 x 7cm (best suited for Medium, Large & Giant Breeds)
Grooming tips: Grooming is a wonderful way to bond with your dog, bogs that are new to grooming should be introduced to it slowly. Begin grooming sessions when your dog is relaxed, if possible, after they have exercised. Use tools gently and avoid tugging on the skin or on knots or mats. Give your dog plenty of reassurance throughout the grooming session. Pause or end the grooming session if your dog becomes agitated or shows signs of stress. Keep grooming sessions brief to begin with, and increase the length of the sessions as your dog becomes used to grooming.
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