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 Post subject: Brush?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:43 pm 
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I'm looking for a wire brush for my Sophie. She is in nearly full coat, and she has really nice hair. It's not too thick and of substantial weight (not like the cotton-y hair that Cricket has). For actual grooming, I use a comb with really long teeth (I bought it at a show many years ago- it was labeled "poodle comb"). But she really enjoys the feel of a slicker brush on her skin. My problem is that I can't find one sturdy enough with long enough teeth. We've gone through 2 in recent months- one the handle came off, the other, the teeth started coming out. Any suggestions, anyone?

I've also tried a "pin brush" but I can tell it's not the same feel for her, she doesn't seem to enjoy it like the slicker brushes, though I do use it when I blow-dry her.

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 Post subject: Re: Brush?
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:58 pm 
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I've never seen a slicker brush with long teeth - I don't know if they exist.

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 Post subject: Re: Brush?
PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:52 am 
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I googled "long tine slicker brush" and found one brush that told you how long the tines are:


It was at if you want to check it out.

I have a Safari curved slicker that Jennie doesn't like much and and a Lil Paws slicker that she likes much better. It has little balls at the end of each tine so it doesn't feel as scratchy. It's pretty small so I use in one small matts and tangles.

Good luck and let us know if you find one and how it works for you.


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 Post subject: Re: Brush?
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2017 11:17 am 
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Hi Chris...

Here's two (Big K or Big G) that are pricy but I love all the Chrissie system products I've ever bought .... and I have quite a few. I do have a slicker (Mark VI curved med.) from them but Chessie doesn't like slickers so I usually use their pin brush. (16mm T-Brush) They have several long tine pin brushes you might want to consider ... they are a bit cheaper. (relatively LOL) ... shes-.aspx

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