Madan brush has MEDIUM cushion. This brush is somewhat firm & will brush out stubborn tangles. It's for silky/ modified & those with soft (cottony), thicker hair. Most of the Biewers & Maltese will fall into this category because of their soft white hair. Ideal for Breeds like: Bichon Frise, Biewer, Chinese Crested (Powder Puffs), Havenese, Lhasa Apso, Maltese, Pekinese, Pomeranian, Poodles, Shih Tzu, Yorkies with thicker soft hair, LH Chihuahua, Spaniels, Papillon & Terriers. It's also great for Cats & Mixed Breeds.