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Old 07-21-2007, 06:36 PM
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Here's the list of breeds recommended for the FURminator:

Afghan Hound
Airedale Terrier
Alaskan Klee Kai
Alaskan Malamute
American Bulldog
American Eskimo Dog
American Pit Bull Terrier
American Staffordshire Terrier
Anatolian Shepherd
Australian Cattle Dog
Australian Kelpie
Australian Shepherd Dog
Australian Terrier
Balkan Hound
Basset Hound
Bearded Collie
Belgian Griffon
Belgian Malinois
Belgian Shepherd
Belgian Tervueren
Bernese Mountain Dog
Black and Tan Coonhound
Black Russian Terrier
Blue Heeler
Border Collie
Border Terrier
Boston Terrier
Bouvier des Flandres
Brussels Griffon
Bull Terrier
Cairn Terrier
Canaan Dog
Cane Corso
Cardigan Welsh Corgi
Cavalier King Charles Spaniel
Chesapeake Bay Retriever
Chow Chow
Clumber Spaniel
Doberman Pinscher
English Bulldog
English Foxhound
English Mastiff
English Setter
English Springer Spaniel
English Toy Spaniel
Eskimo Dog
Field Spaniel
Finnish Spitz
Flat Coated Retriever
Fox Terrier
French Bulldog
French Mastiff
German Pointer
German Shepherd Dog
German Shorthaired Pointer
German Wirehaired Pointer
Giant Schnauzer
Golden Retriever
Gordon Setter
Great Dane
Great Pyrenees
Greater Swiss Mountain Dog
Harrier Beagle
Ibizan Hound
Irish Setter
Irish Terrier
Irish Wolfhound
Jack Russell Terrier
Kai Dog
Labrador Retriever
Lakeland Terrier
Lhasa Apso (depends on the coat texture)
Manchester Terrier
Miniature Bull Terrier
Miniature Pinscher
Miniature Schnauzer
Neapolitan Mastiff
Norfolk Terrier
Norwegian Elkhound
Norwich Terrier
Nova Scotia Duck-Tolling Retriever
Parson Jack Russell Terrier
Pekingese (depends on the coat texture)
Pembroke Welsh Corgi
Pharaoh Hound
Pit Bull Terrier
Rat Terrier
Rhodesian Ridgeback
Rough Collie
Saint Bernard
Scottish Deerhound
Scottish Terrier
Sealyham Terrier
Shetland Sheepdog
Shiba Inu
Shih Tzu (depends on the coat texture)
Siberian Husky
Smooth Collie
Staffordshire Bull Terrier
Standard Schnauzer
Tibetan Mastiff
Tibetan Spaniel (depends on the coat texture)
Toy Fox Terrier
Tibetan Terrier
Welsh Springer Spaniel
Welsh Terrier
West Highland White Terrier
Wire Fox Terrier
Wirehaired Pointing Griffon
Yorkshire Terrier (depends on the coat texture)
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Old 07-21-2007, 06:45 PM
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thanks irotas.
Now I'm Baby's mama too. I know the secret handshake.
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Old 07-21-2007, 08:47 PM
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omg i've been eyeing it for a while. but wasn't sure if it worked as well as they said it did. i am def going to have to look into it now
Thank you Vivien and Angel Chicken for the siggy! Also I have been frosted!!! And as of 9/13/07 I know the secret handshake!

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Old 07-21-2007, 10:42 PM
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It's an amazing tool. I think I have the only Aussie in town with a sleek coat. Still longish, but it lays flat to her skin and her waves bounce when she walks. Looks really cool in the sunlight.

It's even better on our cat (siamese mix). His coat has always shed little itty bitty skinny hairs that actually float around the house. The furminator collected enough to build another cat.

I've seen absolutely no effect on either animals outer coat or skin.
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Old 07-21-2007, 10:44 PM
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It's even better on our cat (siamese mix). His coat has always shed little itty bitty skinny hairs that actually float around the house. The furminator collected enough to build another cat.
Forgot about that, I use it on Inky too and it has done wonders for him too! No more clouds of black hair floating around or all over the clothes!!

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8 year old Pembroke Welsh Corgi
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Old 07-21-2007, 10:48 PM
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I have one and use it on Chloe. It works really good, but she doesn't like it that well. It's almost like it pulls her hair.

Thanks so much Jessie for the summer siggy!!!
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Old 07-21-2007, 11:19 PM
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I've used it on Sawyer with limited success. He likes the 10-bladed Oster undercoat rakes better and they work just as well. Better, since he's not squirming around so much.

But I'm glad that Manni and you love it; that's all that matters.
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Old 07-22-2007, 12:55 AM
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It was actually a group of groomers that told me about only being able to go in the same spot 4 times, etc. Maybe they use more pressure?

There was some shedding thing, "seen on tv" type thing that I was given for Christmas and it pulled out the dogs hair. Both of my dog breeds are listed under the approved dog list.

Where did you find it on sale? If I can get one cheaper I'd like to. My GSD sheds like crazy and nothing has helped, even shaved her once (plus her hair kind of grew in funny on her back legs so I was hoping that would help it grow back right) but shaving her didn't help with anything, not the shedding (just smaller hairs all over) or the hair growing back right.
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Old 07-22-2007, 04:43 PM
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Back from EliN's .... she tried it on Hunter ( Lab ) and couldn't believe it ! Then NashNSeger came over and Jan tried it on Seger ( Golden ).... She had just brushed him , but boy did the undercoat fly !!! Both girls are ordering tonight ! I found mine on Amazon .... I could have gotten it used for $3. less ( $35. ) but decided to go new . So .. Lab coat , Golden coat and a very curly Golden/??? mix , I highly recommend it . Agree though doesn't need much pressure .
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Old 07-22-2007, 05:42 PM
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To tell you the truth I was impressed by what I've seen here about this grooming tool. I'm going to find one and give it a try on my long haired dogs.

Has anyone used this on a short hair breed? I have an Italian Greyhound and I saw that greyhounds are on the recommended list of breeds. Does anyone have experience using this on short hair breeds?
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