The Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum provides ample reason to be the best pet vacuum. The way it sucks in small particles and expels cleaner air are hallmark must-haves for the best vacuum for allergies. But then it keeps going, combining its powerful suction and mini motorized tool against pet hair, something you\u2019ll want in the best vacuum for pet hair.\r\n\r\nWhy We Like It - Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum\r\nDesigned for floor cleaning and picking up pet hair and dander, the Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum just about does it all: vacuums carpets, hard flooring, pet hair, and above-ground cleaning.\r\n\r\nPower, Speed & Efficiency\r\nCompared to the Dyson V7 cordless vacuums, Dyson V8 vacuums have seen a huge performance boost to its Dyson digital motor. Now you\u2019ll have 115AW of suction power. Putting that to good use means attaching the Direct Drive cleaner head on the end when tackling carpets, its stiff nylon bristles digging deep into carpet for a thorough clean. For pets, switch over to the mini motorized tool to lift pet hair and dander right off your upholstery or stairs. Combine Dyson Pure Cool Link purifiers and its whole machine filtration to experience cleaner air than ever before.\r\nBin Capacity, Maintenance & Durability\r\nTypical of Dyson cordless stick vacuums, it doesn\u2019t hold much\u2014just 0.14 gallons. That\u2019s 0.06 gallons less than Dyson V11 Handheld Vacuums and Dyson Cyclone V10 Canister Vacuums. At least it\u2019s bagless, unlike Kenmore Elite Vacuums. To maintain the Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum, keep the canister free of leftover debris and occasionally wash the washable lifetime filter. This will ensure the durability is kept in tip-top shape for many years to come.\r\nValue\r\nSpending $355 on Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuums sounds steep, but compared to a Miele Complete C3 Marin, you\u2019re getting an excellent deal. The Miele C3 relies on vacuum bags, so the extra cost will add up; absolute Dyson V8 Animal Stick Vacuums don\u2019t need bags. However, Dyson V8 Vacuums could use just a few more attachments, which you can satisfy by getting V8 Absolute Dyson Vacuum Cleaners. For hands-off cleaning, you can\u2019t get better than iRobot Roomba 960 Robot Vacuums.\r\nDyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum Wrap Up\r\nIt\u2019s immediately clear why the Dyson V8 Animal Cordless Stick Vacuum is so good. Not only does it provide great suction power for a cordless vacuum, its intelligently designed cleaner head Direct Drive is a master at lifting dirt and debris from carpets. Its HEPA filter improves the air, while the mini motorized tool takes care of pet hair and dander.