Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

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Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby birdawgs » Fri Jan 04, 2019 6:54 pm

Whats everyones go to comb/brush for getting rid of undercoat, dead hair on the wirehaired breeds?
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby flitecontrol » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:19 pm

I use a fine toothed woman's head comb (has a handle). Works fine.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby booger » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:44 pm

https://www.bissell.com/furget-it-all-i ... 5188998579
I use this ^ I like it a lot.

I've heard of guys liking their furminators. And some guys just pull it out by hand.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby SwitchGrassWPG » Fri Jan 04, 2019 7:49 pm

Just about any undercoat rake followed by a fine tooth comb works well.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby orhunter » Fri Jan 04, 2019 8:29 pm

I used a Furminator.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby birdawgs » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:35 pm

orhunter wrote:I used a Furminator.

Ive seen those and wondered if they worked good?
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby ANick » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:41 pm

Also very handy for my DL for raking out burrs from ears, feathers, tails & etc.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby AverageGuy » Fri Jan 04, 2019 9:56 pm

I have used a standard fine tooth metal dog comb for a long time. Works fine for me and my GWPs.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby Calvinator » Sat Jan 05, 2019 4:47 pm

Furminator for undercoat. Hand strip remainder of dead coat.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby Sooty42 » Sat Jan 05, 2019 7:35 pm

Mars coat king seems to be popular. I bought something similar it on Amazon, only it was $20 cheaper. Can’t remember the brand, but it works well.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby bhennessy » Sat Jan 12, 2019 5:04 pm

Furninator works great for both my griffs. It pulls all hair types from my big fluffy griff, and all the burrs he collects but just pulls the undercoat on my tight and flat coated griff. His over coat is very easy to strip by hand however whereas I have the fluffy one stripped by a groomer once a year so he looks like a shorthair for a few months in the heat of summer.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby mastercaster » Sun Jan 13, 2019 1:08 am

Is this the time of year you want to be stripping the hair from your dog, though? I would have thought to wait until after hunting season to do this, especially if you're hunting waterfowl on or near water. Even with neoprene vests on the dogs get pretty cold. Any additional hair on the dog would be beneficial, don't you think?
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby bhennessy » Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:10 pm

I furminate them every other week or so to get dead hair out and to keep the tight coated pups shedding down to a minimum (fluffy one doesn’t shed at all), but you are right in that I only get the fluffy one stripped once in the spring. It starts to get really warm here in New Orleans by mid May and he’ll have a full coat again by November if I get him striped in May.
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Re: Undercoat remover for wirehaired breeds

Postby JONOV » Mon Jan 14, 2019 4:08 pm

Mars Coat King roller comb. Wonderful.
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