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Dyson V8 Animal

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2827 reviews of Dyson V8 Animal. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Vacuums for all reviews. Reviews about the design and size are overall positive, whereas many are negative about the reliability and price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Vacuums the Dyson V8 Animal is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 92/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (

Dyson V8 Animal review: The most affordable Dyson V8


Just like the V8 Absolute, but with one fewer head accessory, the V8 Animal is a fantastic vacuum cleaner

Lightweight and manouevrable ; Powerful suction ; Cheapest Dyson V8

Expensive ; Some parts feel flimsy

My only issue with it is that, as with all Dysons, it’s expensive and build quality in places feels a little too plasticky for my liking, particularly the bin-release handle. Still, it is £50 cheaper than the V8 Absolute, which makes that bitter pill a...

Jul, 2017

Recommended by TR

Expert review by: Richard & Jackie Stevenson (

Dyson V8 Animal


Our fur-moulting, muddy-pawed companions have always necessitated the best in vacuum cleaner technology for the home. Big motors, powerful suction, dedicated tools and floor-heads with rotating brush bars are a must. So can Dyson's V8 Animal cordless...

An outstanding pet-specific cordless cleaner, only bested by Dyson's own V8 Absolute for hard floors.

Oct, 2016

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Dyson V8 Animal review

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Specially designed for homes with pets, the Dyson V8 Animal is being marketed as ‘cord-free' and ‘hassle-free'. Dyson claims this cordless vacuum cleaner is super-easy to use, and extremely hygienic. But it costs a pretty penny. Is it worth the money,...

Jun, 2017

Consumer review by: Georgia (

A must buy!!!


If you have children a dog and you work you must buy this hoover! Life before Dyson was.... You hoover up then by the end of the day you see the dog hair is back and the kids have made a mess!! So you think why do i bother and it drives you nuts!! But...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Cdog (

Unreal Suction


Once you go dyson you don't back... So epic a must have...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: PINN (



Excellent Vacuum Cleaner easy to use, light weight , clean up the dog hair very well, I am very happy with it.

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Nazz (

Great vacuum


I bought this dyson handheld vacuum to give me more flexibility when cleaning everyday. Great suction and light and easy to monuver. Makes my life so much easier.

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Mothergoose (

Easy to use


Haven't used it much but so far so good. I'm happy

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: girlgirlie69 (

Brilliant and effective


I bought this to replace a 12yo Dyson Animal that was still going but unwieldy on stairs. This new V8 animal is so easy to use, versatile, lightweight, quiet yet effective. Great well thought out design. Brilliant going from carpet to hard floor. Good...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Dave (

Dyson v8


I bought the dyson v8 a few weeks ago. lovely little hover ideal for a small house or flat. Very lite & easy to use.

Jan, 2018