.. his silky soft coat is probably one of his greatest features. But that beautiful soft coat can also be one of the most challenging qualities of your dog. Long-haired coats tend to mat and tangle quickly. In particular, long-haired dogs that like to swim develop problems with their coat.
Removing mats and tangles from the coat can be a difficult task and can often be an unpleasant experience for your dog. Therefore, we’re happy to advise you. A good manual and the right dog grooming tools and you’re already halfway there.
Tips to taking care of your dog:
Removing mats and tangles from your dog’s coat can be a tricky task, especially if you have a dog that doesn't like to sit still. Sensitive dogs will also not like you pulling their coat and will therefore not really like grooming. If you want to help your dog, treat their coat as something pleasant and consider having some treats ready for your dog.
Of course, prevention is always better than cure. Therefore, the best approach to maintain your dog’s coat is to clean the coat on a daily basis to prevent the development of mats.
Tangles are usually easy to avoid if you groom your dog regularly. Dogs with fine coats as well as dogs with long-haired coats with a thick undercoat will quickly develop a mat problem if you don’t brush it regularly. Especially if your dog likes to be outdoors, because then it’s likely that your dog will find and pick up blackberries, sticks and leaves that can make his coat develop mats even faster.
Has your dog developed mats and tangles? Act now before it gets worse!
1. Gather good trimming tools
You need the right tools to beat a matted coat and tangles. An anti-tangle tool, a degreasing brush and a slicker brush will help you tremendously if you want to beat a matted coat and tangles. You can purchase them at the pet store, online or at your grooming salon.
2. Provide good products
Want to make beating both mats and tangles easier on yourself and your furry friend? Then choose the best products. Cowboy Magic® Detangler & Shine helps loosening the hair that has become entangled in mats and tangles instantly. It’s a good idea to wash your dog after removing these tangles and mats. Therefore, make sure you also have Cowboy Magic® Rosewater Shampoo and Rosewater Conditioner at hand.
Offer! Cowboy Magic Loves Your Dog € 29,95 Free Shipping in Europe (shop now)
3. Locate mats and tangles
Brush your dog with the smooth brush to locate tangles and mats. A matted coat usually develops under the ears, in the neck, on the stomach and on the hind legs.
4. Apply anti-tangle
Detangles the hair by applying Detangler & Shine to the hair that contains mats and tangles. Rub the anti-tangle into the coat firmly, so that it has a chance to penetrate the problem area well.
5. Use your fingers
Use your fingers to detangle the matted hair by pulling the hair apart little by little, which softens the hair. It's a precise task, but your efforts will certainly pay off if you do this well. Are you unable to remove the mats after working it for a while? Then use the degreasing brush to cut through it. Just make sure to cut in the direction the hair grows.
6. Use your brush
Have you removed as much of the mats or tangles as possible? Then use a brush or a comb to complete your routine. To detangle the hair, gently brush a few hairs at a time to separate them from the rest of the coat. To get rid of a matted coat, brush in the direction the hair grows. Add Detangler & Shine as needed to further loosen the hair.
7. Bathe your dog
Have you removed as much of the mats and tangles as possible? Then bathe your dog. Just make sure you’ve got rid of all the mats and tangles before you bathe your dog. Water makes the problem worse and that makes it even more difficult to untangle the hair of your dog. Use Rosewater Shampoo to wash your dog and use Rosewater Conditioner after that. This way you make sure that tangles won’t develop again while drying your dog.
8. Prevent new problems
To prevent new tangles and mats from forming, just apply Detangler & Shine to a dry coat. If the coat of your dog is dry and brushed, you can still use Super Bodyshine if you want. Does your dog love to swim? Take care of the coat of your dog with the Detangler & Shine just before he gets into the water. This way you can prevent new tangles and the development of a matted coat.
Has the coat of your dog been neglected and does your dog really have a bad coat due to mats and tangling? Then go to a professional groomer for a grooming session.
With the right grooming tools, good products at hand and a good grooming plan for taking care of your dog, you can prevent mats and tangles. Even if your dog is sensitive to it. Your dog will feel happier because of your extra efforts and so will you.
Ik ben helemaal fan van de Cowboy Magic Super Bodyshine zodat ik de manen en staart van mijn Friese hengst gemakkelijk uit kan kammen en van de Cowboy Magic Greenspot Remover zodat ik vooral in de winter kan zorgen dat het zweet zo goed mogelijk verdwijnt hij het opdrogen wanneer hij niet gewassen kan worden.
Seit über drei Jahren benutzt unser Hannoveraner Team die Produkte von Cowboy Magic. Unsere Mannschaft ist von der Qualität begeistert. Zu unserem Auktionsteam gehören circa 40 Personen (Reiter und Pfleger), die auch in ihrem privaten Bereich gerne mit Cowboy Magic arbeiten.
Hannoveraner Verband e. V.
We were having issues with our beautiful silky Terriër getting really itchy after a bath, someone recommended Cowboy Magic Detangler & Shine after I posted on a Silky Terriër page asking for advice!
Evie had a shampoo last a while ago and then I brushed through some Cowboy Magic and she is looking more beautiful than ever and isn’t itchy! Woo hoo!! It’s taken us 5.5 years to find something that works for her!
Can’t stop patting her, she feels so beautiful & soft! Thank you for your awesome product!
Cowboy Magic Europe, Viaductweg 4, 9751 HR, Haren. The Netherlands.