4.62 rating based on 8 reviews
I used this on my cat for only about 5 minutes but WOW! It took of a bagful of hair. I need to do more on the cat but she got too squirmy. I can't wait until I get most of the loose hair off of her because now I am grossed out at how much extra hair she has been carrying around and leaving on the furniture. Anyone have any suggestions on how to bathe a cat?
by Greg W.07/17/2009
No, I do not work for the company...I LOVE the FurMinator. It rocks! Why? It is able to take the hair off my Golden Retriever in CLUMPS. My dog is very sensitive to the wirey brushes. He will actually (for the most part) sit still while I'm using this brush. You drag it along your pet on a 45 degree angle and the loose hairs are removed. I was amazed how much hair I extracted from my dog. I didn't get the largest size because this size is easier for getting his legs, chest, and stomach. Instead of hair on my carpet, it's not in the trashcan, thanks to the Furminator. I highly recommend this product. I'm thinking it would be great for cats too, but I only have a dog...so can't speak from experience. I would buy this product again.
It removed so much fur! I didn't even know that my dog had that much fur on her. You might want to do this out side. My dog is a labradoodle and I thought they weren't supposed to shed a lot. I guess the fur just gets stuck in their curly hair. I didn't give it 5 stars because it was so expensive.
The prices that are curently listed as "on sale" are resonable prices - shop around you can find these same prices elsewhere too.
I would suggest using a comb or slicker brush first to make sure all the knots are out. Then use this tool with short, quick strokes OUTSIDE. (It doesn't seem to work with long strokes) The hair will come flying off. When I got done with my long haired cat, it looked like there were three cats in the room, not just one. Impresive!
You have to take some care when working on the "mane" of long haired breeds like Golden Retrievers and the like. Just go through one layer at a time. It'll all come out.
I would not recomend using any kind of de-shedding shampoo. It is natural for a dog (or cat) to shed it's winter and summer coats every year. Keeping a regular brushing routine (make it a treat so the animal gets to like it and make it a short sesson if they're new to being groomed.) and you'll find that your hair problems will almost go away. Think of it this way: more on the brush means less on the furniture and floor. *Smile*
My black border collie/basset mix has a thick undercoat which makes her very hot in our steamy Virginia summers. This tool took the underlayer off with no.discomfort to the dog; she's now a lot cooler, looks very shiny,and ten pounds lighter! Best price I found anywhere, also! Will order this for our horses soon as well. Make sure you brush outside if you can, there will be A LOT of hair!
Best. Brush. Ever.
I am still in disbelief at how much hair this tool removes on my big black lab. She looks fabulous! In addition, my floor has been clean for over a week, I never thought I would get rid of those puffs of black fur that accumulate in corners. But, they are gone! Highly recommend!
Oh my Furminator!
This is the best shedding tool I've ever tried besides the Furnado which is pretty similar. Happy grooming!
If you have a Golden Retriever the FURminator is a must have! Our dog Molly loved getting brushed out...and the results have been absolutely awesome! Her coat is so shiney and smooth. I another note Entirely Pets was great...it came fast and at the best price I found! Thanks again!