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GilmoreT13

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I'm looking to buy a brush for my chinchillas- particularly for one of them who keeps getting fur mats. I'm just curious as to what kind and/or brand you guys think is best.
 

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Chinchillas don't get brushed, they get combed. Their fuzz is so thick a brush isn't going to do much. You can find them cheaper, but this is what they look like:


It takes some practice to use them correctly. If you're not careful, you can rip a whole lot of fur out!
 

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I just use a fine toothed metal comb for my chins, looks like this
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Personally I don't advise using the professional chinchilla combs unless you know what you are doing. The one tunes linked don't look bad and are more rounder tipped then I've seen, but some are literally needles as comb teeth which can actually scratch up the chin if you aren't careful, so keep that in mind if looking at other professional ones.
 

GilmoreT13

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I appreciate your responses. Thank you! I’ll definitely keep looking into different combs
 

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