How to Keep Dog Hair Off Your Bed: TIDY TIPS for Owners

One of the biggest challenges of pet ownership is dealing with all the hair they leave around the house, including your bed.

This blog post will discuss some tips for how to keep dog hair off your bed. By following these tips, you can keep your bed clean and comfortable – and free from canine fur!

How To Keep Dog Hair Off Your Bed

Getting Rid Of Dog Hair In The Whole House
There are many types of dog brushes, and the best one for your pup depends on the type of coat they have.

Getting dog hair off your bed is not as hard as you might think. This may involve some purchases, but there are ways to avoid a huge financial hit.

Of course, one of the most effective ways to keep dog hair off your bed is to keep the dog off your bed. But of course, if you love having your fur friend sleep with you, then there are still things you can do.

Read our related article on How to Remove Dog Hair From Carpet. Carpet traps dust, dirt, and HAIR. Get rid of dog hair in your carpet with these tried and true tricks!

groom your dog regularly

The first tip is to make sure your dog is well-groomed. It may seem like an obvious solution, but it’s one that many pet owners overlook.

Regular brushing and bathing will help to remove loose hair from your dog’s coat before it has a chance to fall on your bed. There are even some dog shampoos that help to reduce shedding overall.

Vacuum regularly

Another helpful tip is to vacuum regularly in the bedroom. You can even vacuum off the comforter.

Even if you have a normal vacuum, this can be very helpful in keeping hair down generally. But, if you want to go to the next level, you may need to invest in a higher quality vacuum.

There are many different models on the market, so you’ll need to research the right one for your needs. But once you have a good pet hair vacuum, you can use it regularly to keep your bed free of fur.

Just be sure to empty the vacuum bag or container often, so it doesn’t get full of dog hair.

use a lint roller

On the other side of the financial spectrum is the purchase of a lint roller to remove hair from your bedsheets. You may already have one for your clothes. Simply apply it to your bedsheets.

For more information on removing dog hair from your clothes, read our article: How to Get Dog Hair Out of Clothes.

use dryer sheets

Another simple solution is to use dryer sheets.

When you clean your bedding during your normal laundry routine, throw a couple of dryer sheets in the dryer. Dryer sheets help break the static bond that keeps pet hair on your bedsheets.

Speaking of dryers, check out our guide How to Clean Your Dryer of Dog Hair! Washing bedding covered in dog hair can lead to buildup in your dryer. Here’s what to do.

purchase hair resistant bed sheets

Finally, if you have a problem with dog hair on your bed, you may consider using a pet-friendly bedding material.

Many fabrics are designed to repel pet hair, so this could be a good solution for you. Just be sure to wash the bedding regularly according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Read our related article, How to Stop Dogs From Going Under Beds. Learn how to train your dog to avoid your bed entirely with this complete guide!

Getting Rid Of Dog Hair In The Whole House

Many dog owners find that a damp rubber glove is the most effective tool for removing fur from furniture.

Keeping dog hair down in your home will help keep it off your bed. The less hair there is in the house, the less hair will get on you when you go to bed.

Here are a few things to keep in mind. While these suggestions may seem obvious, the point is to think about all the possible factors that contribute to dog hair getting on your bed.

try to keep dog hair from getting air-born

Do what you can to keep dog hair from launching into the air around the house. This may involve, among other things, shaking rugs, runners, or blankets outside.

Dust surfaces regularly

Regular dusting is a must, but you should focus especially on those surfaces that get overlooked. Where dog hair collects on out-of-the-way end tables or curio cabinets are the places you want to focus on.

vacuum regularly

This includes both carpet and furniture.

Vacuuming is probably the best way to keep dog hair down in your house and to keep dog hair off your bed. You can collect dog hair onto yourself from any surface that you come in contact with, especially those you sit on.

So keeping those areas free of dog hair is going to help keep it off your bed.

clean floors regularly

This includes the kitchen and bathrooms. If you have hardwood floors in your home, they are also included here.

It would be worth your while to consider the best floor cleaning techniques so that you don’t stir up dog hair and cause the problem we warned against above.

To that end, consider wet mopping your floor or using an electrostatic floor sweeper. If your vacuum has wood floor attachments, that also is good to use. You can vacuum up the hair first, then mop it.

Bottom Line

How To Keep Dog Hair Off Your Bed
Brushing your dog on a regular basis can help strengthen your bond as well as maintain skin and coat health.

Whether it is keeping hair down on a whole-house level or using techniques to keep it off your bed, there are a lot of things you can do to keep dog hair off your bed. Even if your dog sleeps with you.

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