This tool is for removing dense mats and undercoat. This Dematting Comb features 9 blades to help you navigate through mats and tangles. The ergonomic handle is comfortable and features spots for you to put your index finger on the front and thumb on the back for total control of the tool. It also has a nice thumb rest if that is more comfortable for you. On both sides you will see flexible black rubber which adds extra comfort and allows you to keep a firm grip on the tool. The overall length of the Dematting Comb is 7.5" from the top of the tool to the bottom of the handle. Remember, Always use caution when rocking a tool with sharp blades. You're a pro and we know you will.