Dog Site - Dog Stuff
Dog Forum | Dog Pictures

Go Back   Chazhound Dog Forum > Dog Discussions and Dog Talk Forums > Dog Grooming Forum


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 08-24-2009, 08:00 AM
BerryBye BerryBye is offline
Big Dog
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 114
Default Grooming a Springer Spaniel

Good morning,
I was wondering if anyone here has a suggestion for a good brush for a Springer Spaniel. His hair is very fine right now so I have been using something like this MiracleCorp Double Sided Brush by Miracle Coat - Grooming - Dog - PetSmart
and when his overall coat is longer I use this
Groomax® Slicker Brushes with Soft Grip Handle - New Puppy Center - Dog - PetSmart

The first brush doesn’t seem to do anything and the second one seems to hurt, even though I brush very gently. Any suggestions for a softer brush that will also de-shed?
Thank you!!
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 08-24-2009, 06:41 PM
MafiaPrincess's Avatar
MafiaPrincess MafiaPrincess is offline
Obvious trollsare Obvious
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Ontario
Posts: 6,134
Default

I have cockers. I honestly use a comb. Comb through the coat.. it removes dead hair, and then use a slicker on top after. Slicker brushes don't go deep enough to actually 'brush' more than the top most layers.
__________________

Stop paddling your own douchecanoe

CRB Houdini's Apple Cider RXMCL AGDC AADC MSDC MJDC RNT CL3-F CL3-H EXJ Bronze
AAC's Top Dog List ~~ 2007-11 Q's ~~ 2008-11 Q's ~~ 2009-10 Q's
AAC's Overall Top Dog List - 47 Q's and 7 Titles


Stanton Acres Out Of The Ashes SGDC RNMCL MJDC ADC CL3-F CL3-S CL3-H SD-S (SP)
AAC's Top Dog List 2009 - 12 Q's

Stark Naked Burn It To The Ground

Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 08-24-2009, 07:15 PM
Brattina88 Brattina88 is offline
treehugging clicker freak
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Location: OH
Posts: 12,779
Default

The comb works best - it takes a lot longer, but it is more thorough. And it makes it easier to be more gentle for fine coats. The slicker brush can scrape the skin on short (or fine) hair.
__________________

Maddie CGC .:. Cocker Spaniel .:. 12 y/o
Bailey CGC .:. Shetland Sheepdog .:. 5 y/o
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:17 AM.


©1997-2013 Chazhound Dog Site