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Dyson V8 Animal

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3045 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. People are impressed by the design and size. Comments are divided on the reliability. Some have doubts about the 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

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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

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Dyson v8 animal


"Perfect for our family. We have a toddler and a baby and there is constantly things to hoover up around the house. Being cordless makes it so much easier than a normal hoover. Cleans pet hair really well. "

Lots of different attachments; Easy charging dock

May, 2018

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"Brilliant suction, removes pet hairs brilliantly, attachments are easy to swap and emptying dust compartment is a doddle. The only downside I found was that you have to hold the trigger in to keep it running which can make your hand ache after 10...

May, 2018

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Excellent product


"A fantastic product! Really easy to use and hoovers all the lingering cat hair effortlessly. Would recommend this to anyone with or without pets"

Easy to use

Battery life very short on max suction mode

May, 2018

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"Excellent, Lovely and light and picks all the cat/ dog hairs. The battery could do with lasting longer... but that's the only minus point I can comment on. The attachments are very easy to change. Would recommend if you are looking for a cordless...

May, 2018

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Dyson always need new parts!


Had this 6 months and already it's not working! No way worth the price. Does no better than a normal hoover! Exept for its lightweight which is handy.

May, 2018

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I really don't know how I've survived without this ...honestly it's awesome lightweight the suction is amazing ...brilliant

May, 2018

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Brilliant vacuum cleaner


"Reasonably quiet.No cords to tie you down.Lightweight and really powerful.What more do you need ?? An expensive option...but a good choice. Recommend."

May, 2018