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What are the best vacuums and hoovers for dog hair?


There are many perks to being a dog owner, but being the one who is tasked with cleaning up all of the dog hair isn't one of them. There is nothing more infuriating than having to clean out the fur from the vacuum cleaning, having your hoover go into meltdown as it cannot cope, taking hours or having to empty the bag of your vacuum every 5 minutes. So, whether you own a labrador retriever that malts for England or are the proud (and possibly slightly smug) owner of a Shih Tzu (that hardly malts at all), here are The Good Kennel Guide's Top 10 Vacuums and hoovers for dog hair.

Which vacuum cleaner is best for hard to reach places?

Shark Upright Vacuum Cleaner (NV681UK1) Pet Hair, Powered Lift-Away £299.00

  • Pet power brush attachment easily removes pet hair from carpets, stairs and sofas

  • Hose length 1.8m to get into all of those hard to reach places

  • Powered lift-away

  • Turn into a handheld vacuum with powered brushes for hoovering stairs and under furniture

  • Strong suction on carpets and hard floors, enhanced with swivel steering

  • 5 year manufacturer warranty for complete peace of mind

Which vacuum cleaner is best for capacity?

Hoover 100 3 in 1 Cordless Vacuum HF122RPT £95.70

  • Multifunctional- 3 different ways to use: floors, handheld or high reach

  • Cordless power- 22 Volt Lithium battery pack runs for up to 25 minutes non-stop, with no annoying cables getting in the way

  • Tools- Crevice tool and dusting brush are stored in the handheld unit, convenient and ready to use in an instant

  • Large capacity- 0.9L bin means you won't have to stop and empty as often

  • Ideal for Pet Owners- Mini Turbo Brush removes cat and dog hairs from cushions and sofas

Which lightweight vacuum cleaner has the best suction?

Vax U85-AS-Be Air Stretch Upright Vacuum, 1.5 litre, 820W £98.10

  • Longest reach over 17m with powerful 70mph airflow

  • No loss of suction

  • Lightweight- weighs only 5kg

  • Includes extension hose and 3-in-1 tool for easy above the floor cleaning

  • 1 year guarantee

Which vacuum cleaner is best for awkward spaces?

Gtech AR29 Mk2 AirRam Cordless Upright Vacuum Cleaner £197.02

  • AirRam's cordless technology means no more fighting with snagged cords or plug sockets

  • Professional grade 22V Lithiium-ion battery

  • Move effortlessly from carpet to hard-floors and back again, with no settings to change

  • Edge cleaning technology helps you get into those awkward corners

  • Lightweight design

Which is the best multi-purpose vacuum cleaner for dog owners?

Shark Upright Vacuum Cleaner (NZ801UK) Powered Lift Away with Anti Hair Wrap Technology £229.99

  • DuoClean floorhead glides from carpets to hard floors

  • Anti Hair Wrap actively removes hair from the bristle brush-roll

  • Transform into a portable vacuum to easily clean stairs, surfaces and under furniture

  • Reassurance for allergy sufferers with Anti-Allergen Complete Seal

  • Includes 2 attachments, LED headlights, 5 year guarantee upon registration with Shark

Which vacuum cleaner is best for odour control?

Miele 10660820 Complete C3 Cat and Dog PowerLine Bagged Vacuum Cleaner 890W £299.00

  • High suction power 900w

  • Very efficient and thorough thanks to the remote floor head

  • Reliably removes hair and lint with its turbo brush

  • Odours are neutralized more effectively-active air clean filter

  • No need to stop thanks to plus/minus foot controls

Which robot vacuum cleaner is best for dog hair?

Robot Vacuum Cleaner OKP £239.99

  • App remote control and works with Alexa and Google Assistant with iOS 9.0 and Android 4.0 smartphones, allowing you to set schedules, activate other functions or check real-time moving path on your phone

  • Super suction power that provides up to 2,200pa suction

  • Double function for sweeping and mopping

  • Long lasting battery life and self charging

  • 59DB low noise cleaning

  • Multiple infrared sensors makes it easy to identify obstacles and prevent collision and dropping

  • 300ml water tank with water tank seepage to avoid accidentwal water seepage and control the water with 3 gears

  • Intelligent navigation system makes it easy to clean along walls and corners easily

  • Autocharging design meaning robot will automatically return to its docking station when low on battery and resume cleaning at the same place it stopped after charging

Which vacuum cleaner is best for allergies?

Tineco Cordless Vacuum Cleaner, A11 Master Ultra Powerful Suction £369.00

  • High performance with a high quality built on 450w motor, it can generate 120w suction power ensuring a dust free surface

  • Two different brushes with LED light, the Multi-Task Power Brush is ideal for deep cleaning carpets and rugs. The Soft Roller Brush is ideal for hardwood, tile and stone surfaces

  • Dual high performance detachable batteries deliver up to 60 minutes uninterrupted run time or up to 24 minutes on max power mode. Advanced power technology provides total run time 20% longer than standard batteries

  • Converts to a portable handheld vacuum for use anywhere, with multiple cleaning attachments

  • 4 stage, fully sealed, hypoallergenic filtration system captures fine particles, including 99% of dust, pollen, and allergens down to 0.3 microns in size for a safer and better clean

Which vacuum cleaner has the best long term support?

Dyson DC33 Animal Upright Vacuum Cleaner for Powerful Pet Hair Removal £169.99

  • Lightweight

  • Extra tools for pet hair removal

  • Mini turbine head for cleaning pet hair and dirt from confined spaces, upholstery, stairs and car

  • The quick-release Telescopic Reach wand has been re-engineered for easier high reach cleaning

  • Onboard tool storage so your tools are right there when you need them

  • Root Cyclone technology so it doesn't lose suction

  • Washable HEPA filter- ideal for allergy sufferers

  • No bags or filters to replace so there are no extra costs

  • 5 year guarantee covering parts and labour

Dyson DC35 Digital Slim Animal Cordless Vacuum Cleaner £249.99

  • Dyson digital motor- makes DC35 Animal the most power efficient cordless vacuum

  • Patented Root Cyclone technology for no loss of suction

  • Mini motorised tool for effective pet hair removal

  • Detachable long-reach wand

The Top 10 Vacuums and Hoovers for Dog Owners

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