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Vickie
13th January 2007, 07:34 PM
Ok, so I've decided to be brave and tackle Dexters big woolly coat, but the question is which size do i buy?? Can any of you that use them recommend one for me please?

Just to give you a bit of background, Dexter has LOTS of hair and it it very fluffy, whereas Oscar's hair is more silky and smooth ...

thanks in advance ... :flwr:

Kodee
13th January 2007, 07:53 PM
I dont have one but did read this thread a while back that gives lots of info on them here http://www.cavaliertalk.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=6106&highlight=coat+king+kody you might find your answer there.

I am still interested to know, if there is a difference between the coat king and FURminator brush. If one is better than the other and if they work the same.

Karlin
13th January 2007, 08:11 PM
This was just discussed on the main breeder list. A couple of folks who have used both said the Furminator doesn't actually cut coat, while the Coat King does. And warned to go very gently with the latter as you can strip out a lot of coat very fast! If you have a full coated dog you really want the Coat King, probably, to thin the coat, not just take out the dead coat.

Note however the Furminator is really intended for dogs with undercoat. Cavaliers do not have an undercoat -- they are a single coated breed. It seems to work fine in stripping out dead coat anyway.

Vickie
13th January 2007, 10:01 PM
thanks Kody for the link and Karlin for the advice - I'll be careful not to go overboard, I'm sure he wouldn't forgive me if he ended up 'naked' or even patchy :yikes

I've opted for the number 12 so I'll let you know how I get on - when I'm brave enough to give it a go!