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HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – FURminator

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GIFT IDEA – FURMINATOR

I have been doing my own pet grooming for years. I can’t tell you exactly how many cats and dogs I have bathed, brushed, and clipped over the years. But my long-haired Himalayan’s coat has always been a problem. Nothing has worked up to not to prevent mats. Only constant grooming does that and my BJ Jr. does not want to be combed.

When I was asked to try the FURminator cat deshedding tool, my initial reaction was, “What can I lose?” I know the answer now. It is half my catful of dead undercoat and loose hair, a source of many allergy problems with me.

Kitty was not very cooperative so it took more time to finish the job. When I finished BJ’s black hair shined. As I petted my good boy, i could not help but notice how smooth his fur was. Did his coat ever look beautiful, and without any cuts!

The FURminator for Cats is a grooming must for do-it-yourselfers like me. Its comfortable, ergonomic grip is easy to hold. Its edge 1.75 inches long, is great for the body and tummy and the perfect size for legs and tail. It lists for $29.99.

FURminator offers a variety of deshedding products that would make a great gift for the pet lover in your life.

Gifts under $15:

  • FURminator deShedding Shampoo $12.95
  • FURminator deShedding Solution $12.95
  • Waterless deShedding Shampoo and Conditioner $12.95
  • FURminator deShedding Dog Treats $12.95
  • TubNub Bathing Brush $12.95
  • Microfiber Towel $12.95

Gifts under $35:

  • Cat FURminator deShedding Tool $34.95
  • Small FURminator deShedding Tool $34.95

Gifts under $50:

  • Medium FURminator deShedding Tool $49.95

Gifts under $60:

  • FURejector deShedding Tool $54.95
  • Double Edge deShedding Tool $54.95
  • Large FURminator deShedding Tool $59.95

FURminator products are available nationwide at PetSmart and PetCO, as well as other locations. Go to the user (and animal) friendly and convenient www.furminator.com website to find the retailer closest to you.

WIN IT!

ONE winner will receive a FURminator of their own.

HOW TO ENTER. (MANDATORY)

To enter check out the FURminator site. Then return here and leave a comment on this post telling me which product you like the most and what kind of pet you have that you’d use it for.

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1 – Friend me on Facebook.
1 – Blog about this giveaway, including a link here.
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Leave an additional comment for each entry you qualify for. You must have completed the first entry according to the instructions to be eligible for any bonus entries.

THE SMALL PRINT.

US addresses only please. No PO Boxes. This contest will end on Friday 12/18/09 at 11:59 pm est. If you’ve entered any of my giveaways before then you know that only comments containing all of the requested information will be eligible for entry. The winner must contact me to confirm they wish to receive the prize within two days of my email notifying them they’ve won. Good luck to everyone!

The product(s) featured in this review was provided free of cost to me for the sole purpose of product testing and review. This review has not been monetarily compensated and is based on the views and opinions of my family and/or self. Please note that the opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.

91 Comments on “HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE – FURminator”

  1. #1 Marci
    on Dec 9th, 2009 at 5:22 pm

    With two dogs that shed this would be great! It would be good to have the deshedding shampoo too.

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    on Dec 9th, 2009 at 5:23 pm

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  3. #3 Barbara M
    on Dec 9th, 2009 at 7:53 pm

    I like this product the most – cat deLuxe deShedding tool.
    I’d use this on my two cats.

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    on Dec 9th, 2009 at 7:54 pm

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  10. #10 nan lara
    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 12:31 am

    i like the cat tool for deshedding my fur ball of a cat!

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    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 12:31 am

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  12. #12 karen M
    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 1:09 am

    I like the Large Deluxe for larger dogs, I have a black lab that I would to use this on.
    Thank You!

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    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 1:11 am

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  16. #16 Natalie A.
    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 4:42 am

    I would love the Cat Deluxe Deshedding Tool! I have 2 cats and a dog. One of my cats is a long haired and we have troubles with her hair so this tool would be wonderful to use! Thanks for the chance!

  17. #17 Natalie A.
    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 4:42 am

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  22. #22 Jessica H.
    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 8:20 pm

    I would love both the small and medium deshedding tools. I have a variety of animals that I would use these on, including my three dogs and two cats, as well as my rabbits, and guinea pigs if they would cooperate.

    Thank you for the chance to win!

    girlygirlugh at gmail dot com

  23. #23 Jessica H.
    on Dec 10th, 2009 at 8:21 pm

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  25. #25 valerie2350
    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 1:48 am

    the medium classic tool would be great for my kitty

  26. #26 valerie2350
    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 1:49 am

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    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 1:50 am

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  29. #29 sandra
    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 9:00 am

    i most like the deluxe cat tool for our cats

  30. #30 Eileen
    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 2:25 pm

    The Microfiber towel would be great for bathing our DOG. Love to have this furminator for her…or my DAughters goldie sheds a LOT!!!

    ejrichter60 at gmail dot com

  31. #31 Eileen
    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 2:26 pm

    I subscribe by email. thank you!

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  32. #32 Ladytink_534
    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 3:02 pm

    My favorite item is the large FURminator deLuke tool for large dogs. I have a German Shepherd.

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    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 3:03 pm

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    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 3:03 pm

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  35. #35 Jaime P
    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 8:56 pm

    Like the deLuxe collection large deLuxe DeShedding tool
    I have 5 dogs, a Lab, a collie mix, a doxie and 2 long haired chihuahua’s
    I also have 4 cats !
    I could really use this

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    on Dec 11th, 2009 at 8:57 pm

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  41. #41 Laura G
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 6:52 am

    The Large Furminator deluxe would be great for my big hairy retriever…

  42. #42 Michelle Small
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 1:56 pm

    The 1.75″ Furminator Deluxe shedding tool looks perfect for my needs of cleaning after my cat who is shedding constantly. Thank you

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    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 1:57 pm

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  45. #45 Laura DeLuca
    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 7:36 pm

    I’d like the waterless deshedding shampoo for our golden retriever

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    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 7:37 pm

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    on Dec 13th, 2009 at 7:38 pm

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  50. #50 jerrica puckett
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 10:25 am

    I like the deShedding Shampoo. And I would use it for my cocker spaniel.

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    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 10:25 am

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  55. #55 katklaw777
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 11:15 pm

    I like the FURminator Deluxe Deshedding tool for cats. I would use it on my kitty Annie Bananie, she loves to be brushed. Wonderful giveaway, thanks!

  56. #56 katklaw777
    on Dec 14th, 2009 at 11:15 pm

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  57. #57 Janet F
    on Dec 15th, 2009 at 5:26 am

    I like cat deLuxe deShedding tool.

    I would use this on my cat.

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  63. #63 Jeccica Simpson
    on Dec 15th, 2009 at 8:23 am

    I like the 8oz waterless deshedding shampoo & conditioner

  64. #64 Birdie S.
    on Dec 15th, 2009 at 8:28 am

    I like the 32oz deshedding dog food supplement & I would use the Furmanator on my LONG haired Chichuhua…….

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  68. #68 Kendra
    on Dec 16th, 2009 at 7:24 pm

    FURminator deshedding tool would work well on on mixed breed dog Sasha…she’s part shepherd & part lab and sheds A LOT!

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  72. #72 Beeb Ashcroft
    on Dec 17th, 2009 at 2:41 pm

    I think the 16 oz deshedding solution looks like a good product. I don’t have any pets, but I have relatives who would love to receive this as a useful gift! Thank you for the giveaway!

  73. #73 Ms. Cindy
    on Dec 17th, 2009 at 6:26 pm

    I’d love the Cat Deluxe Deshedding Tool! My daughter’s cat has long hair so this would be great for her! Thanks!

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  78. #78 Larry H. (cakeblast)
    on Dec 18th, 2009 at 1:20 pm

    I like the small DeLuxe DeShedding tool. Of course the classic Cat DeFurminator would be great for my mom’s cats too. I would wrap this up and give it to her for Christmas..even if it shipped late, I’m sure she would love it.

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  83. #83 she
    on Dec 18th, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    i have 2 cocker spaniels & would also love to try the deshedding shampoo!

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  87. #87 Anne G
    on Dec 18th, 2009 at 3:53 pm

    I need the large deluxe de-shedding tool for my dog Dodger. He sheds constantly, year round.

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