Best Dog Hair Cleaner Tools of 2017

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Fellow dog owners know how much dedication and effort it takes to keep their home clean and free of dog hair. Over time, cleaning becomes less of a chore and instead starts being a habit.

Depending on what you’re facing, with your own k9, there are easy ways of keeping your home doggie hair free. They make life much easier especially if you often play with indoor toys like iFetch or the PetSafe which afterwards results in fur spread all over your place. Manufacturers of cleaning tools for pet owners though about pretty much anything so now there is a good choice of very useful cleaners. Take for example the Dyson DC65 Animal Vacuum and FURminator that allow easier cleanup with less hassle and stress.

Our top list consists of some of the best models for the 2017 so you will surely have the way to compare and decide which one to go for.

This is first and foremost – this is a highly efficient grooming tool. With a patented tech, it can reduce shedding with almost 90 percent efficiency. It is designed to be the solution at the root of the cause of preventing the spread of fallen k9 hairs. By using it to go through your pet’s coat you will essentially reduce and in some case completely prevent it from leaving excess fur around your home.

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The construction of this tool is completely tuned for performance and comfort. The stainless-steel edge efficiently moves under the dog coat and gently picks up and holds any loose hairs until you dispose of them by pressing a release button. There won’t be any mess when you are using it. It is available for every dog breed and you can choose between a model for long hair or short hair doggies. When it comes to dimensions it’s available in five of them, each with a different colour – extra small, small, medium, large and giant size. This pretty much covers all k9 breeds.

Using the FURminator is a good experience as it is gentle to the pet since it doesn’t pull hairs and only removes the loose or broken ones. The ergonomic handle fits comfortably in the hand and due to the textured surface provides a secure grip. The whole tool features round edges that are safe and prevent any possibility of injury in case your pet decides to move around.


• Good build quality

• Very efficient design

• Great cleaning performance

• Affordable


• Button release mechanism

• Needs manual cleaning

Out of all manual ways of getting rid of your doggie’s hair, the FURminator takes the top spot. You get a way of reducing shedding and thus any sort of mess around your home without spending too much money.

Black & Decker Dust Buster Hand Vac

This B&D portable cordless vacuum cleaner is very handy and efficient when you need to clean dog hairs from tight spots and difficult to reach places in your home. You can use it in your vehicles too since it is powerful enough to pick up even the tiniest particles in difficult to reach places. We used it for cleaning our furniture after our Golden Retriever spread its hair all around it and the pillows.

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This nicely designed vacuum uses an inbuilt battery that makes it just perfect for a quick pick up and instant cleaning operation. We are sure every pet owner can appreciate such easy and fast to use functionality. Cleaning hair is easy due to a removable and completely washable bowl and dust filters. When it comes to performance, you can expect that any fur traces will be efficiently scooped thanks to the cyclonic suction system. The power rating for the battery is 15 Watts which ensures long operation before needing a recharge. When not in use, Black & Decker CHV1410L Hand Vac can hold a charge for 18 months. Black and Decker also offer a 2-year limited warranty which also guarantees the high-quality of this useful device.


• Good build quality

• Efficient cleaning

• Nice design

• Affordable

• Cordless

• Portable and lightweight


• Noisy during use

• Filters get clogged up fast

For those of you who want a vacuum cleaner that is easy to use and always handy for a quick clean, then you might want to consider B&D Dust Buster Hand Vac. It comes with lots of neat features and good performance while still being very affordable.

Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Cordless Hand Vacuum

This is another portable, purpose made for dog hair cleaning product, designed and made by Bissell. Their Pet Hair Eraser Vacuum is the second cordless model on our list packed with a good set of features and an affordable price tag. It is designed to reach every corner of the pet owner’s house. Using included attachments this is a cleaner that will keep both your homes and your vehicles completely fur free.

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The great thing about battery powered vacuum cleaners is that they’re quick to startup and use just as soon as you spot dog hair on your furniture or floors. This model is very lightweight which makes it great and easy to use and reach all areas where it needs to be put into action. It comes included with three useful attachments – a motorised brush, a crevice tool and an upholstery tool. This ensures that every part of your home or vehicle is easy to reach and since it is able to efficiently get rid of unwanted dog hair.


• Good quality

• Useful included attachments

• Dual filter system

• Easy to use

• Cordless


• Battery doesn’t last long

• Needs frequent recharging

You just can’t go wrong with Bissell’s Pet Hair Vacuum cleaner. It is a purpose made device designed to efficiently remove dog hair in any type of spaces and surfaces and it performs just great. If it wasn’t for the lacking battery performance, this would be a perfect product overall.

Dyson DC65 Animal Upright Vacuum

The full size DC65 vertical vacuum cleaner from Dyson is a standout product on our list with its superb build quality, impressive performance and a premium price. Honestly, if you are looking for the best of the best, Dyson made products usually sit on number one chart positions. Just by looking at the feature set you get the idea of how great this product is for pet owners.

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With its Radial Root Cyclone technology, you won’t have to worry about the cleaning performance of this device. It easily removes everything in its path no matter if it's dog hair or dust and dirt. Of course, being a corded model, it is somewhat limited in where it can be used. For instance, we find it difficult and almost impossible to use in cars and smaller types of vehicles. When it comes to cleaning your home from fallen hair from your pet, this vacuum cleaner is unmatched. It's cleaner head adjusts to the shape of the floor surface and creates a seal that improves suction efficiency. With a 5 year warranty, this model does provide its owners with a peace of mind when it comes to reliability.


• Superb performance

• Amazing design

• Feature rich

• 5 Year parts and labour warranty


• Premium price

• Limited use for vehicles

If you want the absolute best dog hair cleaning tool then there isn’t a better choice than Dyson DC65 Animal. If the high price isn’t an obstacle we highly recommend going for it.


These efficient cleaner tools will make you spend less time on maintenance and running after your pet in order to keep your house hair free. Specialised tools such as the ones that we list in our article are convenient and practical, unlike so many other inefficient cleaning accessories. Once you use them you will forget about stress and worries when it comes to cleaning after your furry pet.

We hope that our guide will make it easier for you to decide which one of these product is best for you. Also, be sure to check out our other product reviews and articles about everything dog related!

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