Dematting and grooming combs help with keeping a dog’s coat tangle-free and finished.
In this guide, we list some of the best dematting and grooming combs on the market.
We also mention some other dog coat grooming tools you can use like brushes, deshedding tools, and undercoat rakes.
Let’s take a look at them!
(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)
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Best Dematting Combs For Dogs
One of the top combs for dogs is:
Brushes & Combs
Other options include:
Best Dematting & Grooming Combs For Dogs: Reviews
Safari De-Matting Comb
A stainless steel comb (with serrated blades) designed to remove mats and tangles
Mostly for breeds with medium to long hair
Poodle Pet Detangling Pet Comb
A stainless steel comb with both long and short teeth
For detangling, and removing knots of hair, as well as finishing combing
For both short and long hair
Andis Pet Steel Comb
A steel pet comb
Has both coarse and fine teeth on either end of the comb
Comes in two sizes/lengths – 7.5 inches, and 10 inches
Designed for removing tangles, mats, loose hair and dirt
Can also be used for finishing and fluffing
Best Dematting & Grooming Combs For Dogs: Buyer’s Guide
What To Use A Dog Grooming Comb For?
Each comb should include a description in the product description of what it’s used for.
Some combs are just for removing mats and tangles, whilst some can finish and comb a pet’s coat as well.
Short vs Long Hair Combs
The combs with the longer comb teeth tend to be better for long hair breeds because they can reach down past the surface of the coat to the base of the coat.
But, read the comb product description to confirm.
Combs For Dematting and Detangling
Different combs have differently spaced comb teeth.
Ideally, you want to tease out thicker and bigger tangles and knots with longer and wider spaced comb teeth.
You can then work down to finer and more thinly spaced comb teeth for smaller and thinner knots and tangles.
Combs with fine comb teeth can also help you finish the coat better.
Using Combs With Brushes, Deshedding Tools & Rakes
In addition to a comb, some people may also want to use a deshedding tool or undercoat rake for double coats, thick coats, long coats, large breeds and breeds that shed a lot.
Although a comb can help with dematting and also finishing, it might not be as good for removing loose hairs from a dog’s undercoat (depending on the comb you use).
Dog Slicker Brushes vs Pin & Bristle Brushes vs Combs vs Deshedding Tools vs Undercoat Rakes vs Shedding Blades: Buyer’s & FAQ Guide
Main priorities when brushing a dog’s coat
Different types of dog brush grooming tools and their uses – Dog Slicker Brushes vs Pin & Bristle Brushes vs Combs vs Deshedding Tools vs Undercoat Rakes vs Shedding Blades
Some of the most popular dog brush grooming tools
Links to review guides of the different types of dog brush grooming tools
Which dog brush grooming tool to get
The best dog brush grooming tool for different dog coat, hair and skin types
Considerations for dog brush grooming tools
Considerations for dogs that are being groomed
How To Brush A Dog’s Coat
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