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    19 Things From Amazon That’ll Help Protect Your Home From Your Pet’s Constant Shedding

    Consider these ways to prevent your pet's shedding from wreaking havoc on your home.

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    1. A high-tech air filter, because while we love our furry friends, we all know that airborne pet hair and dander can trigger allergies (itchy skin and swollen eyes ugh). Plus, this air filter comes in different shades, allowing it to perfectly match both your home decor and your pet furniture.

    Reviewer's picture of the dust-filled air filter

    Promising review: “We recently got a mini Schnauzer puppy a couple of months ago. I am highly allergic to most dogs and all cats. Even though the schnauzer is considered hypoallergenic, I know that no dog is truly hypoallergenic. We have a small 880-foot condo and keep her crate in the living room. Starting on the first evening we had her, my allergies started to flare up, as well as my wife's. This was not acceptable. I originally had a levoit large room purifier but knew it was time to step it up. After perusing Amazon reviews, I decided on the Alen BreatheSmart 45i. A major plus to this unit was the air sensor which automatically adjusts speed and intensity based upon air quality. When I first got it, I immediately plugged it in and it got to work. The air quality light showed red and it continued running at high intensity for several hours and I saw the air quality improving. After a day or two, my allergy symptoms were completely gone. I was ecstatic! This purifier is meant to run 24/7, so that is what I do. It is a LIFESAVER! Now we can coexist with our four-legged friend in peace.” —J. Kang

    Get it from Amazon for $429.

    2. A super-smart small vacuum that removes hard-to-remove pet hair (even on carpets!) when you are too busy to clean — we all know you’d rather be snuggling in bed with your BFF, anyways.

    Reviewer's picture of the dirt filled vacuum

    Promising review: “Honestly, I love this thing and hope that it lasts forever. I've seen reviews of people with S5s lasting well over two to three years of everyday use, so here's hoping the S4 lasts even longer. I highly recommend this to anyone with pets. It's not completely autonomous in that I have to clean it every day, but spending less than five minutes to clean, it is worth having a clean house with little effort.” —Careful shopper

    Get it from Amazon for $429.99

    3. An undercoat de-shedding tool that works quickly, because while our precious pooches need a good brushing every now and then, getting them to sit still during grooming is a challenge within itself.

    Reviewer using this undercoat brush to remove loose tufts from her pooch.

    Promising review: “Amazing! I’ve been on the fence about buying this brush because I thought it was expensive compared to other dog brushes. It’s totally worth the price and I wish I’d bought it years ago! My dog is a shepherd mix and she sheds year round, but it is particularly bad in the spring when she sheds her winter coat. I’ve been struggling with brushing her for 20+ minutes daily and never getting all of the loose undercoat out. She would still have little tufts of white hair sticking out all over. After using the Furminator one time for about 5 minutes, all of the loose tufts are gone! Her coat looks nice and shiny. I’m sure we will have to keep brushing as she continues to shed more of her winter coat, but I will do it happily with the Furminator!” —Chelsea

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99

    4. A lint-brush style furniture brush so you can snuggle up with your kitties for hours on the couch without their fur showing up on your black clothes (looking at your leggings!) immediately.

    Reviewer holding the lint brush covered in fur in front of a pet bed

    Promising review: Cannot speak highly enough about this product. I live in a household of four with five cats and furniture that hasn't been properly vacuumed since probably the beginning of time. I received this product today and it absolutely terminated 98% of the hair in the house. This giant ball of fur is what I was able to pick up just by combing this thing across my furniture fabric a few times. I love that the fur gets instantly trapped inside the holder it comes with. After the cleaning, I was very impressed by how the bottom of the holder opens up to let me pull the hair out in a giant wad to place in the trash. I would recommend this for every pet owner. Truly a lifesaver for someone with asthma.” —Skyelar

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99

    5. A portable pet-wedge hair remover that can be also used inside your car — while you love cruising with your furry bestie on lazy Sundays, next time you carpool, your coworkers will be relieved to finally not get covered in hair.

    A reviewer's photo of pet hair removed by this portable tool.

    Promising review: “Saved my Jeep!! I Love this little tool. It's the first and only ‘hair lifter' that I've tried and have succeeded at. I use it on my furniture, the cat scratcher and it saved my JEEP from all the unwanted hair that my Kelpie and Chihuahua leave when riding with me. Totally worth every penny. I however, learned that it's best to use it while holding the vacuum wand alongside it, as you move across the surface of where you want to remove the hair.” —Ola

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99

    6. A dope floor mop cleaning system, because while your wet mop got you through college, it probably needs an upgrade. After all, pet hair can go EVERYWHERE and ANYWHERE, and you need a strong mop to get up all that fur up.

    Reviewer's picture of sweeping up hair

    Promising review: “I previously made a review about this mop because it wasn't 360. I retract my previous review. I gave it another chance and got used to it. It is the best mop I've ever used, especially with pet hair. I recently broke the head after using it for a few months and the sellers are sending me another one. I am extremely pleased with this product and the sellers!!!!! Would definitely recommend the products and will be buying from them in the future!” —Jenna

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99

    7. A dog shampoo that smells good and de-sheds for all you busy dog parents who live for double-duty products that make your lives a whole lot easier.,

    Promising review: “I was surprised at how much hair came out of my dog after using this (in conjunction with the same brand deshedding conditioner). Bath time is a longer process now, but worth it if it saves me a couple of days of sweeping (I was sweeping twice a day, most days). Lola is a pit(mom)/golden retriever(dad) mix and she started shedding like crazy once we hit winter. It was getting out of control! We’ve used the shampoo twice already and she has lost about the same amount of hair during both baths.” —Missiz B

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99

    8. A natural rubber carpet broom for learning while a vacuum is an absolute lifesaver, a broom works a lot faster. Plus, it also has a squeegee edge, allowing you to use it whenever your pet has accidents on the hardwood floor.

    A reviewer's dog sat aside all the hair removed from this carpet broom.

    Promising review: “There are other carpet rakes and carpet brooms out there that use metal tines, and while I appreciated the sturdy look of it, I noted the reviewers that had issues with the rakes 'jumping' or catching on the carpet. I haven't tried and of the metal carpet rakes, and I don't think I will, since this broom is exactly what I needed. Other products may be effective, but I know with certainty that this one is. ”—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98

    9. A detangling brush that is a must for long-haired dogs — some pooches can be double-coated, so they tend to shed a lot more.,

    Promising review: “My favorite brush. I've used the $60 Chris Christensen brush, and they are more or less the same product. The differences do not effect the function of the product. For those looking for a great, more comfortable slicker for their long coated dogs this would be it. The longer pins means less pressure on the brush/dog/skin, and an easier time getting the pins down to the skin instead of just brushing the surface. A must for long-haired dogs whether they are double coated or not. Even dogs who are not good with brushing tend to find this comfortable. That said this brush won't make up for poor brushing habits. If you have a dog who needs to be brushed regularly, then you need to brush your dog. This brush won't make up for irresponsible habits.”—Hallie Logan

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99

    10. A sturdy undercoat rake for long-haired fur babies, because while they are fuzzy and oh-so-cuddly, their undercoats can be a royal pain to de-shed.

    Reviewer's cat next to a large pile of fur and the grooming brush

    Promising review: “I am seriously too old to be cleaning up dog hair 24/7, so in searching for the best brush for Ellie, stumbled upon this. I would estimate the hair problem has diminished by 85% since we started using it. Seriously. We use this at least every other day, and the first week got at least two other dogs out of her. No idea where she was hiding them. The amount of hair coming out has slowed a lot, but you still need to use it and use it often. We follow up with a good vac once a week and the robot every other day. Now we are talking German shepherd here. AKA German shedder. One of the worst undercoats on the planet. I am so thrilled with his 'rake' that I feel it has totally solved my hair problem. LOVE LOVE LOVE this product. They should make GSD breeders give these to you when they deliver the puppies. Thank you so much!!!”—A. Frog

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99

    11. A hard-working grooming brush made for kitties of all ages. While cats are one of the purest things on the planet, their hair can show up in places (vents, under the fridge, etc.) you least expect.

    A reviewer's cat who likes brushing up on this grooming brush.

    Promising review: “I got this for my three-legged cat because he can't scratch his left side. He'll be trying to scratch and all you see is his little nub going crazy. I found these and he immediately LOVED it! The expression on his face when he first tried it was priceless. The only downside is that it's possible it'll fall off because it was hard for me to get all pieces of tape to stick on a corner at the same time, but I can always buy more double sided tape so not a big deal to me. The product is for Floyd, not me, and he's happy so I give 5 stars.” —Pippa Runs

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99

    12. A three-in-one grooming glove for pet parents who hate using brushes. After all, petting and grooming your best friend simultaneously is a lot easier anyways.

    A reviewer's photo of cat hair removed by this tool.

    Promising review: “Many shorthair cats hate grooming combs because the tines are sharp and long. This solves that problem. My cat still hates grooming time because she is used to being scratched by the combs. The felt-like backing is good for picking up loosened hairs, but it does not do this on furniture. Please use Lint rollers. There is a loop inside for steadying a couple of meaty man fingers, or three woman's fingers. If you are thinking of getting your cat acclimated to grooming, act like a mama cat and groom in small strokes, like a tongue. Also, do this if they are relaxed and don't sneak up on them if they are asleep. You can still get scratched wearing this, but you can just slip it off if you get attacked. They will voice their opinion for a couple of minutes and then get tired.”—S.E. MCLEAN

    Get it from Amazon for $12.68

    13. A no-nonsense de-shedding tool so even the fussiest of pets will actually enjoy being brushed.

    A reviewer's photo of a successful grooming session done in under five minutes.

    Promising review: “This brush is insane! I got this 10-inch brush today to use on my dogs, cat, and horses. So far I've used it on the cat! He hates being brushed but was by far the best he's ever been with the sleekEZ. This was maybe five minutes.”—Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.45

    14. Joint chews that will come in handy if your friend constantly sheds, or is in need of some serious itch relief. And because they are fish oil and cheese flavored, your pooch will surely be begging you for more.

    A reviewer's photo of all her beautiful fur children.

    Promising review: “Great product, we have six dogs, and all but the Samoyed love these bites. Our GSD has bad allergies and skin dryness all year round, so we decided to not pay $500 for steroidal injection this year, instead we bought these supplements, and after three weeks of eating them, her skin and coat have turned from flaky and dull to shiny and healthy. The 8-month-old pups now also have shiny and healthy-looking coats. Delivery was quick under the current circumstances, but I just wish they made bigger containers (for the larger households, LOL). Definitely NOT a money-wasting product, and we are buying it again.” —Geri K

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99

    15. A cordless wet/dry vacuum, because while we love our furry children dearly, accidents of all kinds can strike when you least expect them to, making it better to be safe than sorry.

    A reviewer's image of the wet/dry vaccum.

    Promising review: “This is a must have for anyone with hardwood or vinyl flooring. Our household includes both a toddler (who is just beginning to learn how to fling food on the floor) and a hyperactive dog. We have a cordless dry vacuum that we would often use, but it just wasn't enough and would still require mopping afterwards. Because of this, we were spending a ridiculous amount of time cleaning just to try to keep up with all of the various food, vomit, and other messy substances around the house. This Tineco is a game-changer for us because we no longer have to compromise between time and cleanliness. The battery lasts long enough for us to do the major problem areas (kitchen, dining room, living room) on a single charge. Even when the floor looks "clean" to the naked eye, the Tineco's dirty water tank tells a different story and you will be cleaning grime you had no idea existed (especially if you have an older hardwood floor with gaps between the boards). The unit has a self cleaning feature when it's on the charger, but you will still want to remove the roller every once in a while to clean by hand and fully dry. I would easily recommend this to anyone who has more than one or two rooms in their house with hard flooring, as I know it will help them as much as it has helped us.”—Martina

    Get it from Amazon for $299.99

    16. A hair-proof pet blanket that is also waterproof, sparing your bed from loose hairs (and even wine spills) next time it’s a Netflix night in bed with your BFF.

    Reviewer's dog lounging in bed.

    Promising review: “It works great! I even accidentally tested the waterproofing when I spilled some water on my bed! Plus it traps all the dog hairs, so that’s a plus. My dog and I really like it, I think it will come in handy when I get my new puppy :).”—Kilik López

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99

    17. A pet hair-collecting sofa protector for larger-sized couches, especially if all your children want to join you in your next binge-a-thon.

    A reviewer's dog sleeping comfortably on a sofa protector

    Promising review: “I ordered this item yesterday and received it today. Great customer service Amazon! I read many reviews and most negative response were about size. So, I did my due diligence and took measurements. The seating of my couch is 79”. I ordered the large sofa size and the fit is perfect. It also came with an elastic band, which I did not consider necessary because I’ve been using blankets and they never slipped off. I should point out my couch is micro fiber, if it were leather I would not expect anything to stay on. The fabric is a very fine weave microfiber and soft to the touch. I pulled on shorts, and It was the same result. The front apron goes past the bottom edge of the couch; I like lower seating because I'm short and hate when my feet dangle. If you like higher seating, you should have no problem with this cover. Over all I'm super satisfied and will be ordering a chair cover. the next test will be putting in the wash. I will follow up once that happens.” —Eva Dodd

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    18. A pet hair brush that is double-sided, meaning it can remove fur twice as fast, and can fit comfortably in your purse or work bag for hair-removal emergencies.

    A reviewer's photo of pet hair removed from their couch.

    Promising review: “We have four dogs and four cats. So it’s an everyday thing to keep our house from being smelly and coated in critter hair. I am always skeptical of buying things on line but I know I needed a better way to keep up with critter hair. That being said I am impressed!!”—FISHMAN

    Get it from Amazon for $18.95

    19. A handheld vacuum – not only is it cordless, but also cleans up super annoying cat litter spills and dry dog food messes in a jiffy.

    Person reaching the corners of their couch cushions with the small vacuum

    Promising review: “Very cool little vacuum. I bought it because I have a tiny bathroom and wrestling a broom or full size vacuum in there has gotten tiresome. This little thing picks up hair etc and Is great for picking up dust bunnies throughout the house In between vacuum jobs. I was pleased to see it actually does pick up cat litter (Tidy Cats 24/7) so that's going to be a game changer for me! I was able to vacuum the tracking mat in front of the cat box with no trouble. I plan to buy another to keep in that room for that purpose. I can’t speak for its longevity yet but so far so good here on day 1!”—Amazonian Knitter

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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