Simple but very effective tool to cut away tangles. Matt Splitter is ideal for all long-haired dogs and cats. Unique safety design: the razor is protected. Much safer than using scissors to remove tangles use:. Keep Mat Splitter between thumb and fingers, with the point downwards. Keep the tip of the Mat Splitter just below the burdock and go through the coat with a smooth motion. To be used exclusively in the direction of hair growth. For best results use with Showtech Tuffer than Tangles brush. Once you use the Mat Splitter to cut the burdock, and then remove the loose hair with the brush.