Pet grooming tool and method for removing loose hair from a furry pet

  • US 6,782,846 B1
  • Filed: 05/30/2000
  • Issued: 08/31/2004
  • Est. Priority Date: 05/30/2000
  • Status: Expired due to Term
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1. A method of removing loose hair from a furry pet such as a dog or cat having loose hair and non-loose hair, the method comprising:

  • providing a grooming tool having an elongate handle portion extending generally along a handle axis, and a pet engageable portion secured to the handle portion, the pet engageable portion including a blade portion and a plurality of teeth, the blade portion including a blade edge, the teeth extending from the blade edge;

    placing the pet engageable portion in engagement with the pet;

    pulling the handle portion generally along the handle axis while maintaining engagement of the pet engageable portion with the pet to cause the blade edge to engage the loose hair of the pet and pull it from the pet without cutting or pulling the non-loose hair from the pet.

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