Dual-sided brush with soft & hard pins Flexible head contours to your dog's body Helps reduce shedding Made exclusively for PetSmart Brushing your dog's coat is one of the most important steps in the grooming process. This 2-in-1 combination brush has both soft and hard pins which is great for multiple pet households. For short haired breeds, brushing with hard pins keeps the skin clean. For long haird breeds, brushing with soft pins helps remove dead hair before it mats. This brush helps to reduce shedding for both coat types. The flexible head contours to your dog's body, reducing pulling and making brushing more comfortable for your dog. Advice for Use: Brush in the direction of hair growth. Start at the rear of your pet and work your way forward. Brush the coat before bathing as water may tighten any mats. For tougher matting problems, use a dematter before brushing.