A dog with matted hair will do best initially with a grooming brush that can get through their hair and tease out matting.
In this guide, we list some potentially suitable grooming tools to do that.
Let’s take a look!
(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)
Best Dog Brush For Matted Hair: Top Rated List
Initially, to tease out matting and knots, you’ll want to try a rake. Some of the best ones might be:
Deshedding Tools & Undercoat Rakes
- FURminator Undercoat Deshedding Tool For Dogs (on Amazon) (Deshedding Tool)
- FURminator deShedding Edge Dog Brush (on Chewy)
- Pat Your Pet Two-Sided Undercoat Rake (on Chewy)
- Pat Your Pet 2 Sided Undercoat Rake (on Amazon) (Undercoat Rake)
Once you have teased out matting from your dogs hair with a rake or deshedding tool, you can try finishing the coat with a brush or comb. Some of the top rated combs and brushes might be:
- Hertzko Self-Cleaning Dog & Cat Slicker Brush (on Chewy)
- Hertzko Self Cleaning Slicker Brush (on Amazon) (Slicker Brush)
- Andis Steel Pet Comb (on Chewy)
- Andis Pet Steel Comb (on Amazon) (Comb)
Best Dog Brush For Matted Hair: Reviews
You can read review guides of the different dog grooming tools here:
Best Dog Brush For Matted Hair: Buyer’s Guide
Dog Brush Specifically For Matted Hair
Initially, you’ll need to use a rake or grooming tool with longer teeth that can get in between matting and knots in the coat to tease them out.
Once you have done that, you can use a slicker brush or coat comb to finish the coat and have it looking nice.
Dog Brushes For Different Types Of Coats
General Buyer’s Guide & FAQ Guide About Dog Brush Grooming Tools
Main priorities when brushing a dog’s coat
Different types of dog brush grooming tools and their uses
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
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