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Best Deshedding Tools for Dogs

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The degree of shedding that you can expect from your dog will vary from breed to breed as well as from season to season. And of course, this does have something to do with whether you have a short haired dog or a long-haired dog, a single or a double-coated dog. But there are many deshedding tools for dogs that can make for a much cleaner home.

The amount of hair on your dog doesn’t always go hand in hand with the amount of shedding you can expect. Some short hair dogs can surprise you with how much they shed.

Regardless of the extent of shedding that you are experiencing from your dog, it is something that you will want to manage correctly, both so that your dog is comfortable and so that your house, not to mention your clothes, can be kept cleaner.

Deshedding Tools for Dogs Include Brushes

Slicker Brushes

This slicker brush for dogs can really help keep excessive shedding at bay. It pays to look for a decent quality rather than cut corners here. 


Coastal Pet Li’l Pals Dog Slicker Brush with Coated Tips – Dog Grooming Brush for Small Breeds & Puppies – One Size

This particular slicker brush is more appropriate for small dog breeds such as:

For Poodles and Poodle mixes, you could use this popular slicker brush which also comes with a self-cleaning function as well:

The Pet Portal Self Cleaning Dog Brush for Shedding Slicker Brush Cat Long Haired Pet Brush Grooming Deshedding Supplies – Small Pets

A Wire Brush

A wire brush can be used on both small dogs and cats as a detangling brush.

Extra Long Pin Slicker Brush for Large Dog Matted Hair, Grooming Wire Brush for Pets Shedding Mats, Cats Deshedding and loose Hair,Removes Thick Undercoat,Tangled Hair ,Dander,Dirt,Rubber, 25mm(1″),Green

What About a Dog Shedding Brush for Large Dogs?

The brush featured below is designed to remove shedding hair from your larger canine companion.

DakPets Pet Grooming Brush Effectively Reduces Shedding by up to 95% Professional Deshedding Tool for Dogs and Cats

A Brush for Short Hair Dogs

When it comes to shedding, and I know I always had plenty of shedding with my short haired Jack Russell, the following de-shedding brush set can provide a solution:

Beiker Pet De-Shedding Brush Set for Dog & Cat, Professional Pet Grooming Tool Kit for Short Haired Dogs and Cats Reduces Undercoat Shedding, Puppy Loose Hair Remover Comb, Soft Rubber Glove, Small

Dematting Tools for Long Hair Dogs

When it comes to long haired dogs, it is a good idea to have a dematting brush as well as a rake to get through that thick coat. One solution is to arm yourself with a kit such as this product:

MIU PET Professional Long Haired Dog Grooming Kit – Dog Cat Grooming Brush, Dog Deshedding Brush and Self-Cleaning Slicker Brush for Dogs 3 in 1 Dog Brush Set Gift Box for Long Hair Dogs Owners

The undercoat rake is a beauty for tackling shedding in long hairred dogs:

Undercoat Rake for Dogs, Dematting Tool Set Long Haired Dog Grooming Rake Brush + Deshedding Brush Comb, Under Coat Brush Cat Rake with Double Row Stainless Steel Pins

Other Dog Grooming Brushes

When it comes to choosing the ideal dog brush, the final decision needs to be made in consideration of the dog’s size, coat length and propensity for shedding. If you haven’t found just the right brush for your dog yet, try browsing the range displayed here: Other Dog Brushes for Shedding (affiliate link).

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