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    24 Cleaning Products And Devices You Need If Your Whole Life Is Covered In Fur

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    1. A straight up pet hair remover that'll help you keep your furniture clean and clear of all the unwanted fur that's been building up for weeks (ok, months? YEARS??).

    Promising review: "Where has this been all my cat-loving life? Sticky rollers work fine for clothes, but this is the only product that has ever COMPLETELY removed all the cat hair from my bed. I have a long-haired 20-pound tabby and if you run your hands up his back a few times and fling the hair everywhere, it looks like it's snowing — he never stops shedding no matter what I do. After using the ChomChom, I can put on a black dress and roll around on my bed and not get a single hair on me. It's absolutely amazing. Everyone is getting one for Christmas, even if they don't have a pet. I don't care, it's THAT good." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    2. A dog car seat, because you wanna protect those leather seats in your brand-new car at ALL costs.

    reviewer photo showing their puppy sitting in the car basket

    Promising review: "I used to HATE driving around with my dog just laying on the seat. It was dangerous! He would roll and slide when we made a turn or had to hit our brakes. I knew I needed to do something. I chose this one because it was actually like a basket as opposed to others that didn’t have sides that were raised enough. This was simple to install! Literally put it over your headrest, then wrap the buckle around the seat and clip and tighten! That’s it! On to my dog: He loves it! He feels SAFE in it and that’s the best thing. He can actually sleep on a car ride now! Before we got this, he threw up in the car from being car sick. Not anymore, he is secure and isn’t being bounced around. He can also see out the window safely." –Emily

    Get it from Amazon for $62.99+ (available in seven colors).

    3. Or a backseat car extender so you can fold those seats right down and not have to worry.

    reviewer photo showing their large dog in the backseat of their vehicle, fitting only thanks to the car seat extender

    Promising review: "My dog is 14-and-a-half and, of course, has lost much strength in her back legs. The last two times I had her in the car, something she adores, she fell off the seat. Once she had to stay on the floor until I pulled over to help her, and another time, she scrambled back up. She broke my heart. This bridge keeps her safe and secure on the seat, and it is so easy to's just a matter of adjusting the straps. I had my heart in my throat as I pulled out of the driveway with her and it in the car, but I was thrilled that she took to it right away." –Joanna Catanzaro

    Get it from Amazon for $85.99 (available in two colors).

    4. A touchless vacuum that'll make your dust pan look like it's straight outta the Stone Age. Say goodbye to the daunting, back-breaking task of bending over and trying to get every last strand of pet hair off your kitchen floor.,

    Like a vacuum, you'll have to empty it every now and then. It's fairly compact, so you can keep it tucked away in a closet or against a wall in your kitchen without it being too obnoxious.

    Promising review: "I’ve used this product for a few months now and it’s amazing! The suction on it is really strong. (I was actually shocked when I put my hand down there).. It is a bit loud. (Like a vacuum cleaner) but that’s normal for what this is. I have two kids and two goldens and the hair and dirt is a lot and this machine is just amazing! Wish I would've bought one years ago." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $139 (available in three colors).

    5. A grooming glove that your dog will probably think is a chew toy (until you start using it for a relaxing scratch sesh).

    Promising review: "Incredible product. I'm brushing my cat every day sometimes twice a day! My cat sheds like crazy!!! I'm going to buy another so that I can keep it just in case. My cat was vomiting hair all the time. She hasn't vomited since I began using this glove!!! Well worth the money. Truly happy with my purchase!! Thanks!!" —takeisha

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    6. A pet grooming tool with extra-thin, extra-long teeth designed to truly give your pup the blowout of their dreams. It'll also help them shed less!

    reviewer photo showing their dogs fur completely brushed out

    You're both about to be strutting down the street looking like you just left Drybar.

    Promising review: "Great product! I have a 5-month-old lab who would scream when I brushed her. With this brush she relaxes and I get five times as much hair off. I didn't know she had that much loose hair! Buying another for my brother!" —Katie Boone

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97

    7. A handheld dog shower attachment that might *actually* make your pooch enjoy getting a bath. It'll feel so soothing on their coat, rather than just standing in lukewarm water as you scrub them with shampoo. And, *fingers crossed*, it might help even wash away some loose fur.

    reviewer photo showing a dog in the bathtub being rinsed with the shower attachment

    Promising review: "Owners of long-haired/thick-coated breeds: This is what you've been looking for. I've waited over 20 years for this and have used everything from custom heads to kitchen wash heads. The water flow from this even at low pressure (40 psi) is excellent, adjustment on handle are well-thought-out, and this WILL get right through a thick undercoat." —Animal Doctor

    Get it from Amazon for $36.97 (available in two sizes).

    8. A medicated dog shampoo formulated *without* parabens, dyes, or soap to manage dandruff, mange, and fungal/bacterial infections. This'll keep their coat nice and healthy and might even prevent excess shedding.

    Promising review: "Naturally, because of the ingredients, it has a strong smell. However, it does seem to leave my dog's skin feeling dry and provides good relief for her poor itchy skin. My dog Molly is a 9-pound mini dachshund whose little chest makes contact with the grass all the time so her skin gets itchy and irritated. I’ve been bathing her regularly with this shampoo and it is giving her some relief. No more greasy, flaky skin. Her skin and fur is now dry and soft." —Climbyourarms

    Get it from Amazon for $8.96.

    9. And a bath time shampoo brush to really massage the shampoo into their coat and give their skin the hydration it needs!,

    Promising review: "Great product. I have an aging Great Dane and her short hairs are like splinters that stick to everything and even worse, shes currently shedding. I gave her a moisturizing bath and used this to massage the soap into her fur. I was getting loads of wet hair out and onto the Bodhi brush. Here's the important clean it, just pinch one end and slap it onto a hard surface. The hair comes out in chunks from the brush. Once she was dry I got another six brushes full of hair. With the Bohdi brush, she just thinks she's getting loved on. It's very gentle, even for old lady dogs who spend the day on a plush couch under the AC. Get it, the price is right and it works." —mommyof4#

    Get it on Amazon for $8.97.

    10. And! A TubShroom to keep your drain from getting clogged during bath time. Just because we want the fur off of our furniture doesn't mean we want it down the drain.

    reviewer showing the hair collected from their cat by the product

    Promising review: "I shower my dogs in the tub and this makes it really easy to clean out the dog hair. It doesn't just stop the dog hair from going down the drain but it also lets the water continue to drain while collecting loads of dog hair. When my dog is shedding I do have to pull it out to clean twice but that beats having to grab clumps of fur from the top of the drain every few seconds." —EV

    Get it on Amazon for $11.99+ (available in five colors).

    11. A mammoth-sized lint roller that'll be no match for all the dust and pet hair coating your floors, furniture, and clothing.

    Promising review: "I found this product on here when searching for a refill of my boring normal lint rollers and I am so glad I did! I used to use my little lint rollers for just my slacks and suits. But, with this huge lint roller I am cleaning everything with it! I have a huge white dog and all of my blankets, furniture, etc are navy. I take some swipes with one of these and they look totally hairless and clean! Who knew a lint roller could be so useful and efficient! 10/10 would recommend." —Grant Podolski

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $22.99 (includes two refills).

    12. A splurge-worthy robot vacuum that does all the dirty work for you. With the press of a couple buttons to set its cleaning schedule, this thing'll be off and running — sucking up pesky crumbs and pet hair so you can finally walk barefoot again.,

    Promising review: "Just swept and vacuumed my house yesterday and ran the Roomba for 20 minutes today, LOOK how much hair it found. In 20 minutes! I was on the fence about buying it and SO glad I did. Just got it today but so far so good! It’s amazing!" —Lindsay

    Get it from Amazon for $249.99 (originally $279.99).

    13. Bissell Stomp & Go Cleaning Pads that'll rid your carpet of pet hair and dander (and anything else they happen to leave behind).

    reviewer photo showing cleaning pads on their carpet and visibly cleaner spots where the pads have already been applied

    Promising review: "These things saved me from replacing my entire upstairs carpet! We had already replaced one section before finding these and were worried we’d have to replace another section at a cost of $3,000. Stomp and leave it for 24 hours and I was amazed to see my carpet was its original light cream color. I now stock a box of these and have told every one of my pet-owning friends about them. I’ll never spend hours scrubbing the floor or carpet shampooing again!" —findingk8

    Get a 20-pack from Amazon for $24.99.

    14. Or, a rubber bristle broom literally designed to scrounge up hair interwoven with your carpet.

     reviewer's dog next to a pile of fur that was removed by the broom

    Promising review: "One would think a leading brand’s blue rubber, nubby broom promising nirvana would obliterate the detritus from two tiny, short-haired, domestic kitties. One day blue rubber, nubby broom’s handle breaks. Enter Furemover. Much easier to stroke than other brooms of this type, slim, curved shape hugs baseboards and easily gets right where you want it. My bedroom rug is some synthetic fiber and flypaper for dirt. But one of my kittens trembles so intensely with the sound of the vacuum, I was eager for alternative cleaning methods. This broom is bananas! What’s really impressive is I didn’t even know there was hair matted into this rug. I thought it just got dirty really fast. And the hair just keeps coming — Twilight Zone stuff from the center of the earth, just keeps coming. Added bonus, my wood floors have never felt so smooth. I’m buying another broom immediately for the same reasons I hyperventilate with less than seven rolls of toilet paper in the house." —GirlinSF

    Get it from Amazon for $12.98.

    15. A reusable OXO pet hair-removing brush you can use to get your pet's fur out of the deep, dark crevices of your chairs and sofas.

    reviewer showing a clump of hair after using the remover brush

    Promising review: "We've had this FurLifter for over a year and a half, and it is still one of our favorite purchases! We use it daily, and it still works perfectly! It is quick and easy to pull up all of the abandoned dog hair, even on the kitchen linoleum. Our floors can look like we are growing a new dog, and literally a few strokes of the FurLifter and we are ready for company. Bless you, OXO, for developing such a wonderful, useful tool." —Karen

    Get it on Amazon for $19.99.

    16. A handheld Bissell vacuum that's lightweight and comes with an attachable rubber nozzle. Use it on your stairs, in your car, in your bed...anywhere the full-sized vacuum is just a lil' too cumbersome.

    half of the reviewer's pillow cleaned of cat hair after using the vacuum

    Promising review: "Holy crap!! Are you skeptical when it comes to buying stuff online? ME TOO! That's why I figured all of these rave reviews were a crock of crap. I've seriously bought every kind of vacuum out there, including the Rumba, which is about as intelligent as a Q-tip. But I have four cats and a golden retriever, so I was getting desperate! I. Am. SOLD! BTW, I've NEVER taken the time to review a product before, just FYI." —Luka Chan

    Get it on Amazon for $36.99.

    17. And, a full-sized, heavy duty Bissell vacuum if you're in the market for a new one. This one is *specifically* designed to tackle pesky pet hair.

    reviewer photo of dog looking at all the fur groomed off

    Promising review: "I've had Huskies for decades. Needless to say, the shedding season (basically 365 days a year) is tough on vacuums. I've tried most machines (except a Dyson) and haven't found anything that works well on coarse fur. This one does. The pivot design is a huge help in my place. The brush picks up the fur, but doesn't hold onto all of it and becomes ineffective like many others. Dumping the canister is simple and clean. For the price, I don't know if I could find a better vacuum." —Jason M. Hatch

    Get it on Amazon for $98.99.

    18. A reversible couch cover that's fully *drum roll, please* machine-washable! Now you can protect your investment (the couch) while giving your other investment (your pooch) the human-lounging experience they deserve.

    reviewer's dog lying on top of the couch cover

    Promising review: "I’m not sure what we were thinking to buy a white sofa with dogs but we did and have since had a blanket draped over it unless we had company over. I got fed up with constantly adjusting it so thought I would give this a try. I purchased the 70” sofa and the 48” chair for the lounge portion and use the arm straps to tuck under the seat cushions to secure it better. All animals climb on the back cushions so it still has to be straightened regularly but with the help of the straps, it actually stays pretty well. Excellent purchase and we are very happy! I don’t even feel like we need to peel it off for company anymore!" —Steph

    Get it on Amazon for $31.99. (available in sizes S-XL and 17 colors).

    19. A Levoit air purifier, because all that pet dander is the worst thing to ever happen to your allergies.

    reviewer showing an older filter that has been used for several months next to a newer filter

    Promising review: "I don’t usually write reviews but I had to with this. This thing is amazing! I have a 13-lb rabbit and have bad allergies. I was getting itchy all over my body and taking allergy medicine every day. I have had this for one week and I have not taken any medicine. My itching has completely stopped and I can breathe again. As you can see from the pics (above) the outside collects the hair so I wipe it down occasionally. I keep it on the highest setting so the sound is noticeable, but it doesn’t bother me. I plan on getting more of these for my other rooms." —Natasha

    Get it on Amazon for $119.99.

    20. A fine-toothed, stainless-steel pet brush designed to glide right through even the longest, most tangled of coats.

     reviewer showing the hair removed from their cat after brushing

    Promising review: "This comb is a godsend. I have a long-haired cat who sheds like it's his job, and a short-haired cat who has wires for hair and it works perfectly on both. I've never gotten so much hair off the cats! And the long-haired one is picky about the kind of comb but he sat and let me comb him forever and I had enough hair to make a sweater. Then the short-hair got word that there was a sweet comb sesh going on and she came running because she loves a rough comb and it worked for her too! So don't waste time buying one that says only for long hair and one only for short hair, this comb works for both." —Armida C.

    Get it on Amazon for $15.97.

    21. Or, a dual-head undercoat rake brush you can use to safely remove mats and get a head start on shedding season.

    reviewer showing the pile of hair that came off of their dog after using the brush

    Promising review: "I have two Newfoundlands and the summer shed had just begun. They shed faster than my daily vacuuming can keep up with, but the summer shed made it infinitely worse. I wish this brush were wider with more teeth to the comb, but it is still a great product. In about an hour I had pulled off a pile of hair as big as my 150-lb puppy. He is happier and cooler, and I am happy that all that fur is not on my floors, clothes, furniture, and walls!" —Meg

    Get it on Amazon for $20.95.

    22. A smaller, more precise detangling brush that'll trap mats, knots, dead hair, and dander *without* causing any discomfort for your pet.

    Promising review: "I have two Himalayan seal point cats who can mat up quickly. I tried everything to keep them groomed, but other products either pulled hard on them or cut their beautiful fur short. This comb is the bomb. Hardly any pulling and gets the dead fur and matting out. I can do this by myself without hurting or wrestling with them. I highly recommend this to anyone. No downside!" —Denise R.

    Get it on Amazon for $14.99.

    23. A pack of Burt's Bees cat wipes designed to keep your kitty nice and fresh between washes (because we both know how much they HATE taking baths).

    reviewer photo showing their cat next to a pack of the wipes

    I see fewer scratches and bite marks in your future.

    Promising review: "Our son was having a lot of dander on his back near the base of his tail. We kept up the brushing but it wasn't going away. Looking at the reviews I decided to go for the dander wipes. Well I have used it twice and was blown away. His dander is pretty much all gone now. Plus his hair seems shinier and silkier after his brushing and using the wipes. Not to mention our baby boy looks just like the cat on the packaging. All around I will continue to buy these and use once a week or twice every two weeks to keep up his beautiful orange coat. Thanks Burt's Bees!" —Tom Cincotta

    Get them from Amazon for $5.83.

    24. Lastly, a tangle-removing spray that'll moisturize their coat and help loosen mats.,

    Promising review: "This tangle remover is amazing! We have tried a lot of different ones, and this is by far the best product out there. We have a Lagotto Romagnolo (Italian water dog) with really curly hair. This product has made bath time so much easier for us all. It also smells great!" —T.Alvarez

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99.

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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