Sara- That's what I do too. I have one of those ZoomGrooms, and I do Hoover all over with it, then finish up with a rice fiber brush or his Cowboy Mudbuster brush. He likes me to do little circles with the massager, so I get a lot of loose hair and dirt out.
"Sit tall in the saddle, hold your head up high. Keep your eyes fixed where the trail meets the sky. And live like you ain't afraid to die...don't be scared, jut enjoy the ride." - Chris LeDoux