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Dyson V8 Animal

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3437 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 products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design. The size also gets good opinions, but there are some critical opinions about the reliability and price.

usability, size, design

price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Dyson V8 Animal is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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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: A cheaper alternative to the Cyclone V10


Not as good as the new Dyson Cyclone V10 but the Dyson V8 Animal is a cheaper option and still a fantastic vacuum cleaner

Lightweight and manouevrable ; Powerful suction ; Cheapest Dyson V8

Expensive ; Some parts feel flimsy ; Not as good as the Dyson Cyclone V10

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. Plus, now that the Dyson Cyclone V10 has arrived, it's no longer the best of...

Feb, 2019

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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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Excellent Product


"Ordering the above item through was so easy and understanding. I was guaranteed the item would be with me the next day and it certainly did and exact time of my slot. Very happy with the machine and it does just want we wanted it to do. Will...

Mar, 2019

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Exceeded my expectations.


"A quick, easy and convenient cordless which is even better than I hoped. The suction is superb and cleaned surfaces well; moving from wooden floor to carpet with ease. Husband loves the ease of using in cars and used the turbo for longer than...

Mar, 2019

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Wasnt as strong as i thought but does what its supposed to do

Mar, 2019

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Game changer!


"Love the my new Dyson. Simply brilliant. The regular suction is great, but the max awesome! Nearly brought up the carpets with it! Lots of extra tools make whipping round my flat with this a joy"

Mar, 2019

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Dyson v8 animal


"The Dyson v8 animal is a great little vacuum cleaner its lightweight and easy to use its long removable hose is handy for reaching up to hard to get to places once you've secured your charging port to the wall its great to store away out of sight "

Mar, 2019

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Easy to use


When vacuuming carpets with power head blocks up really easy

Mar, 2019

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Better than expected


"I was sceptical about the hoover as seen good and bad reviews, but oh my goodness it's amazing and hoovering is so much quicker aswell and easier, I was shocked how much dirt came out my carpet, so easy to use and put together and with having shoulder...

Mar, 2019

Product Specifications


Dust capacity:0.54
Dust container type:Bagless
Maximum tube length:28.4
Product color:Nickel,Titanium
Removable handheld vacuum:Y
Wall mountable:Y


Dust container full indicator:Y
Power control:Auto
Washable filter:Y

Packaging Content

Charging base:Y
Crevice tool:Y

Packaging Data

Package depth:6.06
Package height:29.1
Package weight:12.1
Package width:10.7


Cleaning surfaces:Carpet,Hard floor
Cleaning type:Dry
Noise Level:82
Vacuum air filtering:HEPA


Battery Technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery voltage:21.6
Charging Time:5
Motor power:425
Number of batteries supported:6
Power consumption (standby):25
Power Source:Battery
Suction power:115

Weight & Dimensions

Weight (without accessories):5.8