We purchased 5 of the best dog brushes for Labradoodles
We spent a few hours testing the brushes on several Labradoodle dogs
We did not receive these products in exchange for a favorable review, they were purchased with our own money
Criteria For Review
How well it removes mats
How much hair it grips
Brush Types for Labradoodles
De-matting Comb There are several styles of de-matting combs for dogs but they are all designed to help you remove knots and tangles. These grooming tools have sharp blades that cut through the hair removing matted areas of fur.
Slicker Brushes Slicker brushes have fine, rounded wires that are close together on a flat surface. This type of brush works with all coat types to remove loose fur and help de-tangle.
Pin Brushes A lot like the slicker brush, pin brushes are made to penetrate thick and longer coat types. They can be made of plastic, rubber, metal and bamboo. Pin brushes look similar to brushes commonly used by people.
Shedding Rake Do not be fooled by the name, this brush is really just a comb with small, harmless teeth. It is useful for almost every coat type in removing dead hair.
Best Dog Brushes for Labradoodles Reviewed
There are a lot of products out on the market. Often times, new dog owners have a hard time finding the right product for their pet.
By knowing what type of coat a Labradoodle has, and how to groom it, you can better understand what brush would be best to use. So, we provide some recommendations below.
This slicker brush is made with fine and flexible wire bristles, and is great at removing knots and matting. The slicker brush can also be used for smoothing the coat after grooming.
The ergonomic, rubber handle and heavy plastic material makes it very durable and easy to use on your Labradoodle dog. This brush can be used on dogs and cats and has a self-cleaning one-push button feature, making clean up hassle free.
The Conair Small Soft Slicker Brush safely and effectively penetrates your dogs coat to prevent tangles and mats. The tips are designed to be gentle and will not harm your Labradoodle dogs with sensitive skin. This brush is great for use around the face, ears, paws and leg areas. The gel-grip handle offers maximum control and comfort with its soft, non-slip grip.
The Paws & Pals de-shedding and grooming brush features a sturdy stainless steel blade that gets deep into your dogs’s undercoat. This tool works for both cats and dogs by removing loose hair and dander from their coat to help prevent matting. It also helps reduce shedding by 90% as well as odor, without irritating your Labradoodle dog’s skin. The comfort grip handle is ergonomic, and is designed to fit easily in your hand for maximum control without strain or fatigue.
This brush is the solution to a simple, comfortable clean and healthy coat. The brush removes surface mats and detangles your Labradoodle’s smooth fur without causing any harm to your dog’s skin. It is designed in a way where it doesn’t exert high pressure. The brush is also designed for pets with curly, long or medium coats and it leaves your pet with a natural shine.
The handheld Boar Bristle Brush features 50% natural boar and 50% synthetic bristles that move easily through short and curly coats.
It is especially designed for small dogs as well as cats and is effective on all coat types. The fine stainless steel tips feature a protective coating so they effectively and gently grab loose hair and excess fur while detangling and removing mats while distributing natural oils..
The brush is perfect for all types of pets in all stages of growth. It is also designed in a way to not strain our wrists.
Ergonomic wooden shape
Reduces hair shedding effectively
Stimulates blood flow
Hard to clean
Not comfortable for certain dogs
In conclusion, when you find a brush that is able to work effectively, it can do more than just remove loose hair. A good brush provides comfort for both the dog and the owner. It helps to remove knots and tangles, while also massaging your pet. Therefore, we provide the items above so you can learn more about the options out there.
David has been surrounded by dogs ever since he was a little boy. From owning a Golden Retriever to a giant Labrador, his family has always welcomed the companionship a dog brings. For this reason, he obtained a Bachelor's degree in Animal Behavior and since worked alongside many vets.