A handy mat breaker for those stubborn mats that just don't untangle without some extra help. Ideally mats should be brushed at using a comb or pin brush, its slow methodical work. But occasionally when dematting you'll need to break into the tangle to open it up.
Use the mat breaker to slowly work away at edges of the mat, just enough to get your pin brush or comb into it. This is a slow process and being careful is key to retaining as much of your dog coat as possible.
- Bathing the dog will only tighten the knots
- Use a detangling spray to soften the coat and make it easier for knots to untangle.
- Get out any small mats and tangles with a comb and pin brush
- Try separating knots and mats with your fingers
If you still have knot and mats its time to use your matbreaker. But It takes a little practice to use a mat breaker and save your dogs show coat, so start in an area less visible. Break open a minimal area then continue with your comb or pin brush.
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Mat Breaker Size: 15 x 4cm