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The Best Buys for Banishing Pet Hair

We know you love your pet, but the hair all over your furniture (and your clothes) ain’t so pretty. Try these products to fight the fur!

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Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Corded Hand Vacuum

This small vacuum is a big powerhouse when it comes to picking up pet hair. It has two interchangeable nozzles: a hard nozzle for normal cleanup and a flexible rubber nozzle to get into nooks and crannies. Pet hair be gone!

Bissell Pet Hair Corded Hand Vacuum, $30, Amazon.com

Dyson Groom Tool

Sometimes it’s better to go right to the source. The Dyson Groom attaches to your vacuum cleaner. Simply “brush” your dog (or cat!) with the attachment, and the hair is sucked right into the vac. Cool, right?

Dyson Groom, $70, Dyson.com

Furminator Deshedding Tools

Laugh at the name all you want, but this tool is awesome. It comes in different sizes to use on cats and dogs, and can we just say, the amount of hair that this thing grabs is ridiculous! We’re talking massive amounts. You’ll wonder two things after the first use: how in the world your pet had so much hair to shed and how you ever thought your furniture stood a chance. (But now it does!)

Furminator Deshedding Tools, $24 to $60, Amazon.com

Scotch Fur Fighter Pet Hair Sweeper

It looks like a “broom,” but this tool has disposable sweeper pads that pick up unwanted pet hair -- perfect for hardwood floors and kitchen areas. When you’re done, just toss.

Scotch Fur Fighter Pet Hair Sweeper, $10, Target.com

Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair

This little guy is a fantastic budget purchase: As you swipe your upholstered furniture and pillows, sticky rollers catch the hair and trap them in the case. Bonus? It comes in a rain shower scent to freshen as you go. (C’mon, not everyone loves the corn-chip-like scent of Fido’s favorite spot.)

Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, $5, Amazon.com



-- Samantha Leal