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    Looking for a good brush for my lab when he starts to shed. Have heard things about a furminator and a zoom groom. Only bad I've heard is that the furminator sometimes takes to much. Would like to start getting the shedding taking care of before it's all over the house and the wife gets upset. Thanks for the help
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    The only thing I've found that works on my lab's coat is a curry comb.
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    If you have a Dyson Pet, get the attachment for shedding dogs. Hold on to the dog or it will suck him/her up. LOL
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    firminator

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    Furminator! If it does half as good a job on my new dog as it does my wives cats, I'll be happy!!

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    Furminator.

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    I have always used a slicker brush, metal comb to clean the slicker brush and a rake.

    Slicker Brush - http://www.petedge.com/product/Groom.../478/43696.uts

    Metal Comb - http://www.petedge.com/product/Groom.../276/46284.uts

    Rake - http://www.petedge.com/product/Groom.../276/44209.uts
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    Furminator for the undercoat and a rubber brush for the top coat. I don't know the proper name for it, circles of rubber that look like saw teeth, a little bigger than a bar of soap.
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    Get both.

    Furminator gets all the dead hair out. If you do a really thorough job with the furminator no more shedding for that dog for about 3-4 weeks. I don't think it will take out too much hair, only dead stuff, but may scratch the dog's skin if you aren't gentle and they are really blowing coat badly. Zoom groom works great for use during a bathe if you want to really loosen it up or if you are just wanting to stimulate oil glands/shine between furminator uses - or for a puppy that isn't really shedding yet.
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    Thanks everybody
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