Tuffer than Tangles Slickers feature extra long pins that are double the length of most slicker brush pins. The long pins are very flexible and easily penetrate and brush out long, thicks coats. They are perfect for fluff drying, straightening coats, and brushing out mats. Designed by world renowned groomer Kitty Dekeersgieter. Kitty believes that once you try Tuffer than Tangles, it will be your favorite slicker brush.