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Old 06-13-2012, 07:40 PM   #1
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Since my boyfriends car only has front seats, my car is the go-to dog transport vehicle. I have cloth seats in my RS and there is dog hair EVERYWHERE!!!
What have you used to keep your car (relatively) pet hair free? Is there a certain vacuum that works well? What do the pros use?

Thanks for any help, damn dog
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Old 06-13-2012, 10:32 PM   #2
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http://www.amazon.com/REMOVAL-BRUSH-ELECTROSTATIC-Rubber-Brush-Professional/dp/B0042B4B3U/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1339637478&sr=8-3
... and a good shop vac, or the vacuums at the car wash
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Old 06-13-2012, 11:24 PM   #3
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Those pait hair removal brushes are amazing, we have 4 dogs and swear by them for our cars and house

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Old 06-15-2012, 01:41 PM   #4
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I hear you! I have two dogs and after discovering the youngest had motion-sickness I keep an old blanket just for that. I tuck the middle between seat and back, raise the headrests, tuck the corners under there and push back down. My whole back seat is thus covered everytime I take them anywhere and when we get back home I just pull it out of there, shake, fold and store in the spare tire well. Also very convenient when I decide to bring back plants from the garden center...
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Old 08-29-2016, 05:59 AM   #5
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I had to use brushes , duct tape, and a bunch of elbow grease. Thought about nair but let that idea pass.
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Old 08-29-2016, 09:27 AM   #6
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I had to get a TON of white Husky hair out of a car recently. I tried several things. The best results I got were using those yellow rubber kitchen gloves. Get the heavy duty ones. Pulls the hair right out of the carpet.
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Old 08-29-2016, 11:08 AM   #7
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I've used a squeegee from Ikea. Works on the same concept are rubber gloves from above, but with a much wider surface area.
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Old 08-29-2016, 01:47 PM   #8
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I've just been using tape like a chump but this is my first year with a dog in something like 20 years. Definitely going to invest in one of those brushes the 2nd poster was talking about. Nothing like white dog hair on a seat when you're wearing black. :/
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Old 08-29-2016, 04:15 PM   #9
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https://www.amazon.com/Go-Buddy%C2%A...car+seat+cover

For hair removal from seats a lint roller works well for me and a good shop vac.
For hair and dirt prevention i use a cover like the one in the link in back seat.
It works great and is easy to "install" and take out.
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Old 08-29-2016, 05:52 PM   #10
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a block of pumice
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Old 08-30-2016, 02:37 PM   #11
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Yeah, I quickly learned to never underestimate a pet in the car. About a week after I found my dog, I was driving him to the dog park and he must have been motion sick or something but he ralphed all over the passenger seat. It wasn't much but I had it steam cleaned anyway. Lately, I've been putting a beach towel down but it still gets all over the place so I'm going to have to be a bit more proactive with the hair removal.
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Old 09-01-2016, 12:01 PM   #12
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I have 2 Labs a German Shepherd and a Golden Retriever. Wife says shave them problem solved. If they even get in the car for 2 minutes I looks like one of the dogs exploded hair everywhere.

I just use duct tape. I think if you have time to brush the dogs twice a week it wouldn't be so bad but who has time to brush 4 dogs twice a week.
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Old 09-01-2016, 01:02 PM   #13
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Wow, I'm just dealing with one little dog. Can't even imagine what 4 huge dogs would do to a car's interior! I guess you're probably buying that duct tape wholesale? LOL
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Old 09-07-2016, 01:11 PM   #14
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It's actually not as bad as it looks. A good shop vacuum works really good. I take the hose connection off so it's just the soft part of the hose. My son was laughing cause it looked like a white tornado in the car of hair. Probably took about an hour to vacuum not to bad for as much hair was in the car
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Old 10-06-2016, 07:16 PM   #15
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Get an old school lint brush. Avoid sticky rollers. Note that the lint brush will only grab hair when used in one direction, just keep in mind. The only time I would use a sticky roller is for really fine hair (such as cat hair) that's embedded into the cloth.
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Old 10-07-2016, 12:32 AM   #16
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Look up dog hair stone. Worked in a detail shop for about a year and i just quit to do it on my own but we used those and they were better than any brush or other alternatives.
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Old 10-08-2016, 01:36 AM   #17
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Look up dog hair stone. Worked in a detail shop for about a year and i just quit to do it on my own but we used those and they were better than any brush or other alternatives.
Pumice stone is what you're referring to and it's way better than the brush in my opinion. It's probably you're best option.
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Old 10-10-2016, 09:22 PM   #18
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I had to get a TON of white Husky hair out of a car recently. I tried several things. The best results I got were using those yellow rubber kitchen gloves. Get the heavy duty ones. Pulls the hair right out of the carpet.
Yep kitchen gloves are definitely the way to go. Since it contours to your hand you can really use your fingers to get in the crevices of the seat and if you're really ocd you can grab the individual stubborn ones. I also find it easier on the hand than kung-fu gripping a damn brush for an hour.
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Old 10-23-2016, 02:17 PM   #19
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Huge fan of a brush and the "pet" size lint roller. Works wonders.
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Old 10-24-2016, 08:53 AM   #20
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http://psdetailproducts.com/i-175405...val-stone.html

this. that black brush w/ thick bristles is ancient.
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Old 11-03-2016, 02:04 PM   #21
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Vacuum as much as you can first, pet rock or pet brush after. If it's really in there might have to bring out the air gun or even tornador if you have one.
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Thanks for the recommendations! I am also looking at some products because of my Husky. lol
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Old 11-11-2016, 03:12 AM   #23
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Use cheap latex/nitrile gloves and just wipe the hair off. It'll ball up quickly as you brush. Works wonders on couches too
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Old 11-16-2016, 02:38 AM   #24
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Use something to cover your back seats, I use a big plastic sheet to avoid while boarding with DOG.
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I typically use a lint roller or painters tape.
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