Tools for grooming German Shepherds
Joyce Park stashed this in Pets
I recently befriended a beautiful German Shepherd whose owner knows nothing of grooming -- washes him with a hose in the backyard and all. Not that I know anything about dog grooming either, but I enjoy brushing them!
First thing I learned about German Shepherds: they have a double coat with hair on top and soft underfur. Second thing I learned: the underfur sheds rapidly twice a year, spring and fall. You will definitely need a shedding blade during these times.
Here's a link to an article about how to use a shedding blade:
What size Furminator should you use for a German Shepherd?
Consensus seems to be medium or large:
Furminator works great for German Shepherds:
Works great on anything from cats to Siberian Huskies:
I wonder if a Furminator could shave a yak?