Andis vs Oster vs Wahl Dog Grooming Hair Clipper Comparison Guide

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A few of the most popular pet clipper brands on the market are Andis, Oster and Wahl.

With this in mind, it made a lot of sense for us to put together an Andis vs Oster vs Wahl Dog Clipper Comparison Guide.

Each of these brands offer both electric/corded and cordless pet clippers, and we’ve summarised these clippers below as well as listing some of the overall best clippers from all brands.

You’ll be able to see the similarities and differences between the clippers too.

Let’s take a look at them!

 

(NOTE: this is a general information guide only, and is not professional advice, or a substitute for professional advice. A qualified vet or animal expert is the only person qualified to give you expert advice in regards to your pet/s)

 

Andis vs Oster vs Wahl Dog Grooming Hair Clipper Comparison Guide

Some of the best or top rated corded/electric and cordless clippers from these three brands are:

Electric Dog Clipper

 

These models are also commonly used but have mixed reviews

 

Cordless Dog Clippers

 

NOTE: Wahl in particular has a great range of cordless pet clippers, such as the Arco, Chromado, Bravura and Figura.

You can check them out in the Wahl Clipper Review Guide below.

 

You can find out about each of the clippers from the different brands here…

 

Andis Dog Grooming Hair Clippers & Blades

Andis Electric/Corded Dog Hair Grooming Clippers

Andis AGC2 UltraEdge Super 2-Speed Pet Clipper Review 

A corded 2 speed pet clipper, that might be the best pet hair clipper on the market.

Select from either 3400 or 4400 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to thick fur, and on most coat types, even poodles, terriers, spaniels and similar dogs.

Works with Andis detachable blades as well as the Oster A5 blades.

 

Andis Super AG2 2-Speed Animal Clipper Review 

A corded 2 speed pet clipper that works at either 3400 or 4400 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to thick fur, and has a squarer and wider grip than other clippers.

Works with Andis detachable blades as well as the Oster A5 blades.

 

Andis AG 2-Speed+ Animal Clipper Review

A corded 2 speed pet clipper that works at either 2700 or 3400 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to medium thickness fur, and has a squarer and wider grip than other clippers.

Works with Andis detachable blades.

 

Andis AGC 1-Speed Detachable Blade Pet Clipper Review

A corded 1 speed pet clipper that works at 2700 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to medium thickness fur, and works with Andis detachable blades.

 

Andis AG vs AG2 vs AGC vs AGC2 Animal Clippers Comparison Guide

An outline of the similarities and differences between the AG, AG2, AGC and AGC2 models.

 

Andis SMC Excel 5 Speed Detachable Blade Dog Clipper Review

A corded 5 speed pet clipper that works at between 2500 to 4500 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to thick fur, and works with Andis detachable blades as well as the Oster A5 blades.

 

Andis Happy Hour 5 Speed+ Pet Clipper Review 

A corded 5 speed pet clipper that works at between 2500 to 4500 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to thick fur, and works with Andis detachable blades.

 

Andis Pro Animal MBG-2 Clipper Kit Review 

A corded 1 speed pet clipper that works at 3700 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to medium thickness fur, and works with Andis detachable blades as well as the Oster A5 blades.

 

Andis Easy Clip Groom Detachable Blade Dog Clipper Review 

A corded 1 speed pet clipper that works at 3700 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to medium thickness fur, and works with Andis detachable blades as well as the Oster A5 blades.

 

Andis AGRV Power Groom+ 5 Speed Clipper Review 

A corded 5 speed pet clipper that works at between 2500 to 5000 strokes per minute.

Works on thin through to medium thickness fur, and works with Andis detachable blades.

Can also be used as a cordless clipper with an AGR+ battery pack.

 

Andis Easy Clip Whisper Adjustable Blade Dog Clipper Kit Review 

A one speed clipper that runs at 3600 strokes per minute. It’s ideal for light to medium thickness coats.

The blade on this clipper is adjustable with a lever on the side of the clipper, and the blade adjusts from fine (size 10) to coarse (size 30).

 

Andis Easy Clip Versa Pet Grooming Kit Review 

A one speed clipper that runs at 3800 strokes per minute. It’s ideal for light thickness coats.

It comes with combs that are 1/4, 1/2, 3/4, and 1 inches, and blades that are Size 10 and 7FC blades.

 

Andis Cordless Dog Hair Grooming Clippers

Andis Super AGR+ Rechargeable Cordless Clipper Review 

A one speed cordless clipper that has a removable battery that has a 1 hour run time, and a 1 hour recharge time.

It works at 3800 strokes per minute.

It works with detachable blades – the UltraEdge, CeramicEdge and ShowEdge blades – and also the Oster A-5 blades.

 

Andis ProClip Pulse Ion Adjustable Blade Cordless Clipper Review 

A cordless pet clipper with a battery that can last up to 2 hours on a charge, and recharges in about 1 hour

Can be used by both professionals and amateurs, and is a single speed 5500 strokes per minute clipper.

Has an adjustable blade between the lengths of 40-30,15-10-9.

 

Andis Pulse ZR Cordless Clipper Review 

A pet clipper that has 5 speeds – and you can adjust the speed between 2500 to 4500 strokes per minute.

For light to medium thickness coats, and has a lithium ion battery, which lasts 2 hours per charge.

Works with Andis detachable blades.

 

Andis Dog Hair Grooming Clipper Blades

Andis CeramicEdge Blades Review 

Have a cooler running ceramic cutter than the UltraEdge blades.

 

Andis UltraEdge Blades Review

The original detachable blade by Andis before the CeramicEdge blades came out.

 

Andis UltraEdge vs CeramicEdge Blade Comparison

An UltraEdge vs CeramicEdge blade comparison outlining the main differences and similarities.

 

Andis ShowEdge Blades Review

Designed for creating a fine and smooth finish on a dog’s coat without leaving tracks from the blade in the hair.

They are meant to provide a finer cut with fewer passes through the hair.

 

Wahl Dog Grooming Hair Clippers & Blades

Corded Wahl Dog Grooming Hair Clippers

Wahl PowerGrip Animal Clippers Review 

A corded animal clipper for dogs, cats, horses, and livestock, and is designed for light through to thick hair.

It is two speed, and capable of speeds of 3000 and 4000 SPM.

You can use it with the detachable Wahl Ultimate blades.

 

Wahl Deluxe U-Clip Pet Clipper Review 

A cheap/affordable pet clipper kit for at home usage, and for light thickness fur.

Operates at a speed of 7200 SPM, and includes the Wahl Standard Adjustable 30-15-10 Blade clipper blade that can adjust to #30-#15-#10 cutting lengths.

 

Wahl KM 2 Speed Animal Clippers Review

A 2 in 1 corded and cordless animal clipper for dogs, cats, horses & livestock.

Run it off the charger cord with the brushless motor, or off the lithium ion battery.

The battery lasts roughly 2 hours and takes roughly 1 hour to charge.

The clipper is a 2 speed clipper – choose from 3000 and 3700 strokes per minute.

It works with the Wahl Ultimate Blades.

 

Wahl KM10 Brushless Motor Animal Clippers Review

A corded animal clipper for dogs, cats, horses & livestock.

It has a brushless motor for increased motor life.

The clipper is a 2 speed clipper – choose from 3000 and 3700 strokes per minute.

It is compatible with Wahl detachable clipper blades and guide combs.

 

Wahl KM5 2 Speed Animal Clippers Review

A corded animal clipper for dogs, cats, horses & livestock.

The clipper is a 2 speed clipper – choose from 3000 and 3500 strokes per minute

It is compatible with Wahl’s detachable blades and guide combs.

 

Wahl KM2 2 Speed Animal Clippers Review 

A corded animal clipper for dogs, cats, horses & livestock.

The clipper is a 2 speed clipper – choose from 3000 and 3400 strokes per minute.

It is compatible with Wahl’s detachable blades and guide combs.

 

Wahl KM vs KM2 vs KM5 vs KM10 Animal Clippers Comparison Guide

A comparison guide outlining the differences and similarities between the KM range of Wahl animal hair clippers.

 

Wahl SS-Pro Animal Clippers Review 

A corded animal clipper that has a one speed rotary motor capable of a 3,200 SPM speed.

It works with Wahl’s Ultimate and Competition Series detachable blades.

 

Wahl U-Clip Pet Clipper Review

A clipper for at-home pet owners. It is designed for fine to medium thickness hair.

It operates at a speed of 7200 SPM, and includes the Wahl Standard Adjustable 30-15-10 Blade clipper blade that can adjust to #30-#15-#10 cutting lengths

 

Wahl Pro Series Rechargeable Clipper Review 

A pet clipper that can run either cordless, or corded, and it works best of fine to medium thickness coats

It has NiMH battery technology and a roughly 45 minutes battery run time, and has a roughly 45 minutes battery charge time.

 

Wahl Deluxe Pro Series Pet Clippers Review 

A pet clipper that can run either cordless, or corded, and it works best of fine to medium thickness coats.

It has NiMH batteries, with a 45 minutes battery run time, and 60 minutes battery charge time.

 

Wahl Basic Pet Clipper Kit Review 

A corded pet clipper that is fairly affordable and cheap

It’s ideally suited to touch ups only on fine hair, and works with guide combs on the clipper blade.

 

Wahl Professional Animal Pet Pro Clipper Kit Review 

A corded pet clipper that is fairly affordable and cheap

It’s ideally suited to touch ups only on fine hair, and works with guide combs on the clipper blade.

 

Cordless Wahl Dog Grooming Hair Clippers

Wahl Professional Animal Motion Lithium Ion Pet Clippers Review 

Can be used as either a cordless or corded clipper.

It runs cordless on a Lithium Ion battery. This battery has an estimated 90 minute cordless runtime with 45 minute full charge time

It’s good for medium to light thickness hair on dogs, cats, horses, and livestock

It comes with a ‘5 in 1’ Pro blade that adjusts the blade to different cutting sizes of #9, #10, #15, #30 & #40.

 

Wahl Professional Animal Chromado Lithium Pet Clippers Review 

Can be used as a cordless or corded clipper.

It’s good for medium to light thickness hair on dogs, cats, horses, and livestock

It runs cordless on a Lithium Ion battery and this battery has an estimated 90 minute cordless runtime with 60 minute full charge time

The clipper comes with a ‘5 in 1’ fine blade that adjusts the blade to different cutting sizes of #9, #10, #15, #30 & #40.

 

Wahl Professional Animal Arco Cordless Pet Clippers Review 

A cordless pet clipper best for small to medium thickness coats, and on breeds like Bichons, Shih Tzus, Terriers, and Spaniels.

Can be used on pets as well as livestock, like horses and is great for trimming and touch-ups on the muzzle, face, ears, legs, fetlocks & bridle paths

It runs on NiMH batteries and comes with two NiMH batteries. It has an estimated 80-minute run time per battery, and a 75-minute charge time

Clipper comes with a 5 in 1 Fine detachable blade set that operates as #9, 10, 15, 30 & 40 blades

 

Wahl Professional Animal Bravura Lithium Pet Clippers Review 

This clipper can be used as either a cordless or corded clipper.

It’s good for medium to light thickness hair on dogs, cats, horses, and livestock

It runs cordless on a Lithium Ion battery, and this battery has an estimated 90 minute cordless runtime with 60 minute full charge time.

It comes with a ‘5 in 1’ fine blade that adjusts the blade to different cutting sizes of #9, #10, #15, #30 & #40.

 

Wahl Lithium Ion Pro Series Cordless Dog Clippers Review 

A cordless at home pet clipper for light to medium thickness coats.

It has a lithium ion rechargeable battery with up to 2 Hour Run Time, and a 60 minute charge.

 

Wahl Pro Ion Cordless Pet Clippers Review 

A cordless pet clipper that runs on a lithium ion battery with an estimated 2-hour cordless run time.

It is designed for light to medium thickness coats, and is more of an at home clipper.

It has a one speed rotary motor that operates at 6,000 strokes per minute speed

It comes with an easy-to-adjust standard #30-#15-#10 adjustable blade

Designed for breeds like a Bichon Frese, Bulldog, Dachshund, Labrador, Shih Tzu & Terriers and other smooth, short hair dog breeds and cats

Can also be used as a horse clipper and is great for clipping, trimming and touch-ups on the muzzle, face, ears, legs, fetlocks & bridle paths

 

Wahl Dog Grooming Hair Clipper Blades

Wahl Professional Animal Clipper Blades & Combs Review

Wahl has a range of blades and guide combs for their clippers including but not limited to:

Ultimate and Competition Series blades

5 in 1 blades

Adjustable blades

Guide combs

 

Oster Dog Grooming Hair Clippers & Blades

Electric/Corded Oster Dog Hair Grooming Clippers

Oster A5 Turbo 2-Speed Professional Animal Clipper Review

A corded clipper that can be used on dogs, cats, horses, and livestock. It’s capable of two speeds of 3000 and 4000 strokes per minute.

Compatible with Oster A5 detachable Cryogen-X™ blades, and Elite Cryogen-X™ and Take Down Quick Wide ™ blade series.

 

Oster Golden A5 2 Speed Animal Clippers Review

A general purpose corded grooming clipper capable of two speeds of 2100 and 2700 strokes per minute.

Compatible with the A5® Cryogen-X™ blades, Elite Cryogen-X™ blades and the wider Take-Down-Quick™ wide blade series

 

Oster A6 Cool Comfort Heavy Duty Pet Clipper Review

A corded clipper that can be used on most coat types.

It has 3 Speeds – High: Up to 4,400 SPM, Medium: 3,600 SPM, Low: 3,100 SPM.

It is compatible with all Oster A5 detachable blades and guide combs.

 

Oster PowerMax 2 Speed Pet Clipper Review

A corded clipper for most types of grooming jobs.

It is a two speed clipper with a low speed, and a top speed up to 4200 strokes per minute.

Works with Oster Cryogen-X detachable blades.

 

Oster A6 Slim Pet Clipper Review

A corded clipper that can be used on most coat types.

It has 3 Speeds – High: Up to 4,400 SPM, Medium: 3,600 SPM, Low: 3,100 SPM.

It is compatible with all Oster A5 detachable blades and guide combs.

 

Cordless Oster Dog Hair Grooming Clippers

Oster Pro 3000i Cordless Pet Clipper Review

A cordless clipper for use on dogs, cats, horses and livestock, and works on most coat types.

The battery is removable/detachable Li-Ion battery, so you can have a backup charged battery if you need it. The battery lasts about 2 hours per charge.

The clipper motor runs at one speed – 3000 strokes per minute.

It is compatible with all Oster A5 detachable blades and guide combs.

 

Oster Volt Lithium Ion Cordless Pet Clipper Review

A cordless clipper for dogs, cats, horses, and livestock, and most coat types.

Has a single speed of 2400 strokes per minute.

The clipper has a removable rechargeable Li-Ion battery – you can swap out one battery for a charged battery.

The battery can run up to 2 hours on one charge, and has a 1 hour charge time.

Clipper uses all A5® Detachable Blades.

 

Oster PowerPro Cordless Pet Clipper Review

A cordless battery operated animal clipper.

It runs on NiMH batteries that are designed to offer 60 minutes of run time, and charge in 30 minutes

It has a one speed motor that runs at 3300 strokes per minute, and is compatible with all Oster Cryogen-X blades.

 

Oster Dog Hair Grooming Clipper Blades

Oster Cryogen-X Dog Clipper Blades Review

The Cryogen-X blades are detachable high carbon steel clipper blades that fit on most of Oster’s popular pet grooming clippers.

They are designed to run cooler than Oster’s other blades, require less sharpening, and have an extended blade life.

 

Oster vs Wahl vs Andis Comparison Guides

 

Other Animal & Dog Clippers

You can check out some of the best dog clippers on the market at the moment in this guide.

 

 

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