If you\u2019re on the market for a powerful, pet-hair tackling vacuum, one that can handle the day-to-day as well\u2014the best vacuum cleaner for the job is a Dyson Animal 2. Not only are you handling Dyson\u2019s signature suction power, it comes with tools and features that make lifting pet hair off of carpets and furnitures as easy as it does vacuuming debris.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Dyson Animal 2\r\nOne of the most powerful vacuums on our list, with such powerful suction to handle pet hair, dirt and dust on almost any surface, a plethora of tools to use, and allergen-capturing capabilities.\r\n\r\nPerformance\r\nDyson is no slouch when it comes to suction power; the Animal 2 is no exception. It\u2019s among the strongest of the Dyson upright vacuum cleaners, with suction testing of ASTM F558. Thanks to its radial root cyclone technology, its designed to manipulate airflow for a better, more powerful suction. And with that power comes a great responsibility, one that deeply cleans carpets both thick and thin, shaggy or pile carpet, hard flooring, and especially tough against pet hair. Part of that power comes from its self adjusting cleaner head, which seals in its suction power. It also picks up allergens, with a HEPA filter system, like the Shark Navigator Vacuum Cleaner.\r\nDesign\r\nWhat\u2019s so great about the Dyson Animal 2 is its maneuverability. Sure, it\u2019s a bit heavy at 17.42 lbs\u2014the Bissell Cleanview beats it by half a pound at 17.94\u2014but it makes up for it with Dyson\u2019s signature Ball technology. With just a simple turn of your wrist, you can make hard turns around corners with extreme ease. And bin emptying is as easy as pressing a small button. It comes with several tools: a tangle free turbine tool that uses counter-rotating brush heads to prevent wrap around, a stair tool, combination tool, soft dusting brush, articulating hard floor tool, mult-angle brush, reach under tool, and even a mattress tool.\r\nValue\r\nThere\u2019s a lot of value packed into the Dyson Animal 2. Its cost is a bit on the expensive side\u2014typically twice as much as most vacuums on our list\u2014but definitely worth the cost. For starters, it\u2019s Dyson. Their name is synonymous with powerful vacuums. It\u2019s versatile, with an emphasis on tackling pet hair. And it comes with so many tools, not just two or three. You\u2019ll better understand its power if you review Dyson Ball Animal 2 for yourself, and may earn the spot as your favorite vacuum cleaner. But if you\u2019re on a budget, the Eureka PowerSpeed Lite.\r\nDyson Animal 2 Wrap Up\r\nIts weight and price aside, the Dyson Animal 2 does so much that you\u2019ll be happy you spent the money. Dyson continues to make some of the most powerful vacuums in the universe. If you have allergies or pets, this is the vacuum for you. The Dyson Animal 2 will be the only vacuum you need. And a 5 year warranty is always nice.