Best Robotic Vacuum For Dog/Pet Hair in 2019/20: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

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When it comes to robotic vacuums, as a pet owner you have to look for models that can deal with pet hair.

It should be noted that robotic vacuums in general are really only for thin hair, or smaller quantities of loose hair.

You will have to get a more powerful upright vac if you want to suck up thick hair, large quantities of hair or deeply trapped hair.

Having said that, if a light vac is what you’re after, we’ve put together this guide for the Best Robotic Vacuum For Dog/Pet Hair on the market.

There’s both affordable and more higher end models to choose from.

Let’s check them out!

(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)

 

Best Robotic Vacuum For Dog/Pet Hair in 2019/20: Reviews & Buyer’s Guide

Our top picks for the best robo vacs for dog and pet hair are:

Best Affordable Robo Vacs For Pet Hair

Best High Quality/Premium Robo Vacs For Pet Hair

 

Best Robotic Vacuum For Dog/Pet Hair: Reviews

 

Best Robotic Vacuum For Dog/Pet Hair: Buyer’s Guide

What To Look For In Robotic Vacuums For Pet Hair

  • Whether it’s just a vacuum, or whether it’s a 2 in 1 vacuum and mop
  • What height of incline it can climb (for carpet and flooring surface edges)
  • How powerful the vacuum suction is 
  • Whether it is hand remote controlled, or smartphone app controlled
  • What sort of remote it has – standard, or advanced
  • What Wi-Fi Connectivity it has – 2.4 GHz only or 5 GHz as well
  • Whether it is Alexa voice compatible
  • Whether is has touchscreen buttons
  • Whether the vac can be automatically scheduled
  • What sort of brush it has – single brush, double brush, pet bar beater brush
  • Whether it cleans a single room, or multiple rooms
  • What surfaces it is for – most robo vacs are for thin carpets and hard surfaces, but not thick/plush carpets
  • How many cleaning modes it has
  • What cleaning modes it has (auto, spot cleaning, turbo/max suction modes etc.)
  • Whether it has object, and cliff sensors
  • What sort of navigation system it has – laser navigation system, camera navigation system etc
  • What sort of rechargeable battery it has – lithium ion? NiMH?
  • How long the battery runs for
  • How long the battery takes to charge
  • Whether it automatically docks and charges when the battery is low
  • Whether it has side brushes for walls and edges
  • What sort of dust filter is has
  • How big the dust container is
  • How long the warranty is 

 

A Note On Vacuums For Pet Hair

Robotic vacuums are light cleaning vacuums. They are mainly only for light/fine hair, low quantity hair amounts, and loose fur.

For thick hair, high quantities of hair and deeply lodged hair – get a full size powerful upright vac.

The Shark Rotator TruePet Upright Corded Bagless Vacuum (on Amazon) is a popular upright vacuum for pet hair.

If there is enough hair, you may want to dislodge and brush up some of the hair yourself first to prevent it clogging the vac or so that you ensure it actually gets picked up.

 

A Note On Thick & Plush Carpets

Most robotic vacuums don’t handles thick or plush carpets well. They are much better on thin carpet or hard surfaces.

For thick carpets, you may want an upright vacuum with deep cleaning ability and a pet hair vacuum brush.

 

A Note On Automatic vs Manual Vacuums

Robotic vacuum are automatic operating rechargeable battery vacuums. They operate on a pre determined cleaning pattern with navigation, mapping and guidance systems, and are limited somewhat by their wheels and climbing inclines (like rug edges, stairs etc.)

Consider this in your purchasing decision.

An upright vac gives you more flexibility, power, control and range.

 

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