Wahl Mini Arco Animal Hair Trimmer: Review


Animal and pet hair trimmers are usually convenient with how lightweight they are, and also because they tend to be cordless and battery operated.

The Wahl Mini Arco is one trimmer that fits this description, and it gives up to a 45 minute run time.

It can be used for light trimming on pets like dogs and cats, as well as animals like horses, cattle, goats and hogs.

In this Wahl Mini Arco Animal Hair Trimmer Review, we outline the main features and potential drawbacks of this trimmer so you can get a better idea of whether or not it may be for you.

Let’s check it out!


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Wahl Mini Arco Animal Hair Trimmer: Review & Buyer’s Guide

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A cordless rechargeable trimmer that can also have to cord plugged in to function as a corded trimmer

Can be used for trimming feet, face, and finish work on all dog breeds and cats

Can be used for horse trimming on the muzzle and ears

Can be used for show trimming for dairy cattle, dairy goats, and hogs

Has a running speed of 6000 strokes per minute

Provides up to 45 minutes of running time on a fully charged battery

Charges in hours

Comes with a #30 fine cut blade – provides a 0.88mm -1/32” cut

Clipper is lightweight at only 4 oz.

Kit also includes 2 attachment guide combs, a cleaning brush, and blade oil

Guide combs provide #1 -3mm & 6mm, #2 -9mm & 12mm cut – the guide comb is two sided

Clipper has a limited 1 year warranty – check the warranty conditions and duration prior to purchase



Charge time is 8 hours which is too long for a trimmer

The trimmer is not cheap

It’s for USA use only

It’s for small light work trimming only – not for heavy grooming



The trimmer is lightweight, works well and is relatively quiet, but the battery charge time could be much better. Might do better with a lithium ion battery. Other trimmers you might check out instead are the Wahl BravMini+ or the Wahl Mini Figura




Wahl Mini Arco Animal Hair Trimmer: Buyer’s Guide

Who Might The Wahl Mini Arco Animal Hair Trimmer Be For?

Trimming faces, ears, and paws on pets

Trimming of muzzles and ears on horses

Show trimming for dairy cattle, dairy goats, and hogs

Those who want a cordless or corded trimmer

Those who want a trimmer for light grooming and trimming


Who Might The Wahl Mini Arco Animal Hair Trimmer NOT Be For?

Those looking for a heavy duty clipper for large areas or thick hair

Those looking for a trimmer with a shorter charging time

Those looking for a variable speed trimmer


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