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Looking for the best pet vacuum cleaner for your happy but hairy household? Walmart editors are animal lovers too.

Our cats and dogs give us the warm fuzzies—except when it comes to the fuzzy trails fur babies leave behind on floors and furnishings! These are our picks for some of the best pet vacuums.

No need to disturb Miss Kitty: you can do your vacuum shopping online at while she dozes, purrs and sheds on your lap.

Best Pet Vacuums

Best Pet Vacuums

BISSELL Pet Hair Eraser Turbo Vacuum Cleaner

The lightweight, agile design of the BISSELL can help make vacuuming for pet-hair pickup easier. Use the specialized tools and attachments plus its edge-to-edge suction to clean every inch of your home, wherever Comet likes to hang out.

Good news for those with pet allergies or an aversion to wet-dog odour: this vacuum cleaner has a SmartSeal System with a Febreeze Filter designed to help trap allergens while refreshing rooms.

Black + Decker Pet 2-in-1 Cordless Smartech Stick Vacuum

Here’s a versatile Black + Decker vacuum cleaner that can be used all over a pet owner’s home. The pivoting stick model is ideal for floors while its detachable hand vacuum is convenient for helping to de-fuzz upholstery and drapes. This cordless pet vacuum can also come in handy for cleaning up small kitty litter and kibble spills.

We have a central-vac system but also use one of these handy vacuums to do daily touch-ups. We use it around the cat’s box, in the mudroom and on the rug in the family room. We also use it on the stairs (where he tries to trip us!).

Shark Pet Perfect II Cordless Hand Vacuum

This handheld unit features a rubberized hand grip designed for comfortable handling, a motorized pet brush and convenient wall-mounted charging stand. The Shark cordless hand vacuum can be used on carpeting, hard floors, upholstery and more, making it useful for vacuuming your home or car (where pet hair likes to get trapped).

BISSELL Pet Hair Eraser Cordless Hand Vacuum

Designed for use on upholstery or hard surfaces, this rechargeable hand vac by BISSELL has a rubber nozzle to help attract pet hair.

The lightweight unit mounts conveniently near a wall outlet. Use it to help with quick cleanups of sofa cushions (where your shedding pooch snoozes) or in areas surrounding cat litter boxes where kitty overzealously digs.

bObi Pet Robotic Vacuum Cleaner

Here’s a robotic vacuum that’s engineered to help suck up dust bunnies and wipe away paw prints as you enjoy a little free time with your family members—furry or otherwise. This bObi model features a slim, compact profile. It boasts 80 obstacle sensors and is designed with low-noise operation in mind. It helps with sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, sterilizing and HEPA filtrating. You can even conveniently schedule cleanings!

The bObi may also draw attention from curious kittens and playful pups as it cleans up after them. Vacuum viral video, anyone?

Power Drive Pet Upright Vacuum by Hoover

This Hoover vacuum uses multi-cyclonic filtration and windtunnel technology to help with deep cleaning. The Power Drive’s large-capacity dirt cup and assorted tools help make it easier to thoroughly vacuum wall-to-wall carpet, area rugs, bare floors and hard-to-reach places. It is designed with an advanced action brushroll system to help reduce hair wrap.

This upright vacuum cleaner features an adjustable handle and LED headlights. It is engineered to help you smoothly maneuver it from room to room as you focus on ridding surfaces of cat fur, dog hairs and dust.

Find your best pet vacuum at Guests will hardly be able to tell you share your home with a furry feline friend or cuddly canine companion.

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Kelli Rickard lives just east of Halifax, Nova Scotia. As a senior copywriter and former radio announcer, she’s a seasoned communicator who has written about everything from kitchen spatulas to rock stars to news stories for nearly 30 years. Kelli is a proud Maritimer who loves cooking healthy meals and puttering around the house as her tuxedo-wearing cat supervises. When not perfecting the art of being a homebody, she enjoys trips to nearby beaches and distant shores with her husband, working out, and catching up with friends over great food and wine.