Dog hair. If you’ve got a born shedder like me, it’s part of life. You find it on your clothes, covering your carpet and occasionally—to your horror—on your plate. Your dog is shedding like crazy, but what do you do to fight the fluff? My shepherd mix is what I like to call an extreme shedder, and these six tools are lifesavers for me.
6 Dog Hair Tools for Excessive Shedding
This handy brush can help reduce your pet’s shedding by 90%. Gentle yet effective, its metal teeth remove loose hair from the undercoat without hurting your furry friend.
It comes in multiple sizes and ranges in price from $18.02-$29.95
This deshedding shampoo by Furminator is meant to be used in conjunction with their famous brush. Give your dog a luxurious bath, wait until they’re dry, and then brush them with the Furminator. Watch as the hair falls right off your pet! Bottles range in size from 16-32 oz and are priced from $7.17-$14.99
Great for long and short coats alike, this deshedding tool will help remove excess hair and give your pet a soothing massage at the same time. The blade can be used either looped or straight, and can be extended or locked for ease of use. Priced at $17.99
The Zoom Groom combines the best of both worlds—grooming time and playtime. Its rubbery teeth provide your pet with a good grooming, while its pleasing shape makes it a great toy for your dog. Can be used for cats too! Priced at $5.61
Slide on the de-shedding glove and stroke away loose hairs. This glove easily collects pet hair while also giving you some valuable 1:1 time with your dog. You also don’t have to worry about it getting dirty—it’s completely washable. Priced at $10.49
If you’ve brushed and washed your pet, but hair is still all over your house, a good vacuum is key. From the high-end Dyson to the moderately priced Hoover, there are plenty of vacuums designed for sucking up excess hair. Choose one with extensions to help you get hair out of corners and off the couch. Priced from $117.99-$459.99.
No matter what tool you choose, grooming is a great way to bond with your dog—while managing all that crazy shedding.
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