View Full Version : Undercoat Problems

21st December 2006, 09:13 PM
Advice needed please folks.

Bella has some sandy coloured hair coming through under her red coat. We were advised that as she has been spayed, her undercoat is growing through her coat.

How do I groom this out? We were advised to get an undercoat rake, but the only ones I've seen are far to toothy to use on a little Cavalier.

Help!! :shock:

Cathy Moon
21st December 2006, 09:19 PM
Several of us use the Mars Coat King to thin/smooth out our cavvies' coats. I have a # 10 and a # 12 blade. Also, do you use a wire slicker brush? I use a small one, and it pulls out dead hair when they are shedding.

21st December 2006, 09:22 PM
Thanks Cathy, can you get these things in the UK?

Cathy Moon
21st December 2006, 09:36 PM
Yes, try doing a Google search on 'Mars Coat King UK' :)

Barbara Nixon
22nd December 2006, 02:54 PM
When monty was almost a year, I mentioned, to his breeder's husband that his very rich chestnut was , unfortunately, going streaky with blondish bits. he said that this was fine and was because the hairs grew at different rates, but would come right again. He got his rich coat back, but does sometimes go streaky for a while.