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Old 08-06-2014, 08:02 PM
 
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Is this brush good for a husky?

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Old 08-06-2014, 08:16 PM
 
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Have you tried a furminator?
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Old 08-06-2014, 09:37 PM
 
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A furminator won't help much with a huskies coat- this is what I used when grooming professionally Amazon.com : Undercoat Rake W/1 In Teeth & 5.25 In Wood Hndl : Pet Dematting Rakes : Pet Supplies
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Old 08-06-2014, 09:59 PM
 
Location: SC
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A large Mars Coat King is probably the best tool available. They are made in Germany and are very expensive, but will last a few lifetimes.

Anyone buying one needs to research the proper model used for your breed's coat and learn how to properly use it without over using it and balding the dog.

Next in line would be the Furminator, but the Mars Coat King blows that away even. The Furminator also needs to be used cautiously so the skin is not injured.
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Old 08-06-2014, 10:26 PM
 
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We use a standard rake followed by the furminator. The rake gets most of it, but the furminator certainly does help in certain areas of the coat. Do be careful though, depending on your dog's skin sensitivity. If he has sensitive skin, just stick with the rake.

If you do decide to purchase a furminator, make sure you buy it through their website or Petsmart/Petco (or other Furminator retailers--you can check their website). Other sites claim to sell them (such as Amazon), but most of the ones they send out are not authentic. A fake furminator is less effective and the blades are not positioned correctly, so they are far more painful and more likely to result in bleeding and irritation.
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Old 08-07-2014, 04:27 AM
 
Location: Wartrace,TN
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Have you tried a furminator?
I had great luck with the Furminator. I had an American eskimo dog that it worked well with. It also works well with beagle type dogs.
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Old 08-07-2014, 06:01 AM
 
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Another tip for dogs with Husky like coats.... when you are giving them a bath and while all soaped up- get a slicker brush or rake, and give them a good going over. Not only will you really work the soap all the way into the coat, you will get gobs and gobs of hair out of them!

This also works wonders on dogs like Labs that seem to shed non stop! You can also use a rubber curry type of brush. Have a bucket there to dump all that hair into.
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Old 08-07-2014, 08:00 AM
 
Location: Santa Barbara CA
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Another tip for dogs with Husky like coats.... when you are giving them a bath and while all soaped up- get a slicker brush or rake, and give them a good going over. Not only will you really work the soap all the way into the coat, you will get gobs and gobs of hair out of them!

This also works wonders on dogs like Labs that seem to shed non stop! You can also use a rubber curry type of brush. Have a bucket there to dump all that hair into.

I used this method and when dry an undercoat rake on Phoenix who had a very dense collie coat and Jazz who had a shorter but very dense double coat . When they would start to blow their coat we would go to the self grooming place.They would get a bath with a rubber curry type brush so at the baths end there was a ton of hair in the tub, then a good blow dry and brushing with the undercoat rake got a ton more out so living with them was bearable. I used the undercoat rake at home .
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Old 08-07-2014, 01:07 PM
 
Location: All Over
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I think the OP was trying to get some free advertising revenue since they clearly have a husky-20 ad tag on this link, its an affiliate link.

That said I have a olde english bulldogge who sheds a ton and I have had the furminator and everything else out there and the best I have found is the $6 or $8 Kong rubber brush. May not work as well on a longhair dog as short hair but I love the thing.
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Old 08-07-2014, 07:47 PM
 
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I use a comb on my Sibes. I brush small sections at a time, and groom only for a few minutes per day. I like the comb because it let's me control the hair, and it always gets the tufts. I have a Furminator, but I'm not a big fan of it for my Sibes.
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