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  1. Arti says:

    It’s better to break brushing up into mini-sessions rather than stress your dog out. Deshedding tools are only for coats that shed. Slicker brushes and pin brushes are good for most hair types other than very thin, smooth coats. Keep your dog’s brush dry and clean the hair out after each grooming session. If you’re not sure what kind of brush to use, ask your veterinarian or groomer for advice. Grooming gloves can work for most coat types other than non-shedding breeds like poodles and Yorkshire Terriers. Soft-bristle brushes and curry brushes are best for short, smooth coats. To easily remove hair from a brush, slip a comb into the bristles near the base of the brush and lift all the hair out in one solid piece. First, make sure the brush you choose is gentle on your dog’s skin. Give plenty of treats during brushing sessions, and stop if your dog is showing signs of stress. Dogs with long coats that seem to mat should be brushed two to three times a week. Test it against your forearm if you’re not sure. Test it against your f

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