4 Ways to Remove Pet Hair - wikiHow

To remove dog hair from your clothes, put lotion on your hands and run your hands over your clothes. The hair will come right off.

By Kelly from Eureka, MO

Remove dog hair from clothing, car seats, and furniture with the Kurgo Shed Sweeper dog hair brush.

Prevent dog hair from reaching your nice blankets by covering furniture and areas of contact with dog specific blankets. Replace with your nice blankets when you have company and want to provide a clean look. Also vacuum carpet regularly and sweep wood floors to capture hair before it sticks to blankets and clothing. Take the dog to an outdoor area weekly and brush to remove the hair before it reaches your home.

How to Remove Dog Hair Like a Pro - SheKnows

One of the toughest aspects of being a dog owner is trying to remove pet hair from your clothing Although this doesn’t technically remove dog hair from clothing, it goes a long way in preventing it from getting there in the first place. Not only that, it’s much healthier for your favorite furbaby!

Removing Pet Hair from Clothing | ThriftyFun

Those of us with pets will testify to the tremendous amount of love and joy they bring into our lives. My cat loves to wake me up each morning by sitting on my stomach and purring, while the dog lays on the bed next to her, patiently waiting for my eyes to pop open so he can smother me with morning kisses. He’s as excited to see me when I wake up as he is when I come home from work, and I’m equally excited to see them. What I’m not excited about is pet hair on my clothes. Quite frankly, it’s one of my greatest pet peeves (no pun intended), so I thought we’d spend a few minutes discussing the best way to keep ourselves from taking little pieces of our four legged friends with us wherever we roam.

This is a guide about removing pet hair from clothing


How do you remove pet hair and lint from tee shirts and tops in the washing?Thanks for asking me this laundry question.


There are lots of ways to remove hair shed by your pets, including both cats and dogs, from clothing.

Just washing cotton and polyester fabric will generally remove most pet hair.

However, if you wash certain fabrics, such as flannel and other fabric that has lots of static cling you will notice that the hair will just embed further if you wash and dry it. This is why it is often difficult to get pet hair off blankets, for example.

You can pick hair off with your fingers, of course, but this can take quite a bit of time and unless you are very patient you may not get it all. Certainly, you can't pick it off as fast as it gets on there, typically.

Therefore, one of the best ways to remove it is to use a pet hair lint roller (such as the , or a dry sponge, to help pick up the pet hair before you wash it. You can read , to find one that will work well for you.

You should also shake out all clothing out before you wash it, and also once it comes out of the wash and before you put it in the dryer.

Further, if you reduce static cling this will also help remove pet hair from your clothing, because it will loosen it from the clothing and let the washing machine and dryer remove it from the clothing. Therefore, use both and .

Finally, wipe out your washing machine and clean out the lint trap of your dryer after you wash clothing full of pet hair, to remove any from the machines and keep it from getting on subsequent loads of laundry.

Well, those are some of my tips for how to remove pet hair from clothing in the wash. Does anyone else have any other tips that work well for you? If so, please share your ideas in the comments.

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tennis balls in your dryer will remove hair from your clothes and linens. they also soften your clothes. most will last about six months before losing effectiveness then give them to the dog, I recommend two per load.