Ways to get dog hair out of a car  

Dog fur in car

Does it drive you crazy, too? All those dog hairs in the upholstery of your car and have you tried everything to get them out? Sometimes they get so stubbornly stuck in the upholstery that you have already tried every possibility and there are no options left. Sometimes it can be convenient to take your dog with you because you need to take him to the vet or he needs to be taken to the sitter.

Sometimes you also just want to go for a nice walk with your dog in a different environment, even then it is easier to just take your dog with you in your car. This only ensures that your car will be covered in dog hair and the hair sometimes flies around your ears, or magically gets into your clothes. This while you have just put on your nice clothes for a party or an important meeting.  


What materials can I use for hair removal? 

Perhaps we can help you by giving you tips on how to get the dog hairs out of your car or how to avoid having them all over your car. If you have managed to remove all the hairs from your car, we also have some tips on how to prevent your car from getting covered in them again. You can remove the car upholstery from the hairs of your four-legged friend by using one or more of the following products, namely: 

  • Rubber gloves
  • Rubber brush
  • Vacuum cleaner
  • Pumice stone
  • Clothes roller
  • Wet cloth
  • Window wiper

These are often products that you do have in your home by default, therefore you actually always have the option of cleaning your car at any time.  


Use wide tape  

No matter what kind of tape you use, this is an ideal way to remove dog hair from your car. For example, you can use tape or wide tape, as narrow tape will also take you some time. By sticking wide tape on the spot where there are a lot of hairs, you can then pull it off, removing a lot of hair. If your car is completely covered in hairs, you can imagine that this is quite a job and it will take some time. For small spots, however, it is a handy solution. 

Dog fur

Rubber household gloves  

When it comes to cleaning the kitchen or toilet, most people have household gloves. You can therefore use these for many possibilities when it comes to cleaning, after all, they are not just gloves for cleaning. For removing dog hair from your car, the best way to use them is to wet them for a while and then go over the upholstery of your car. This will make the hairs stick to the gloves. This does work best if your dog doesn’t lose too much hair and the car is completely covered in it.  


Use a wet cloth and/or window squeegee  

Don’t have rubber household gloves available? Then you can always replace this with a wet cloth, because dis namely also an ideal way to remove the hair. It allows you to wipe the hairs in a pile and therefore remove them easily. The same goes for using a window squeegee, you can spray a little water on the upholstery and easily sweep up the hairs. Does your car still smell like your dog’s scent even though the hairs have been removed? Then you can even add a little vinegar to the damp cloth, as this will ensure that the strong dog smell will diminish. 


Pumice stone  

A pumice stone, have you ever heard of it? Maybe you have no idea what this is, as it’s a word you don’t readily see passing by. Pumice stone is often used to remove calluses and hard skin, such as under your feet. Now you may be starting to see something, because we often know what kind of material this is removed with. The funny thing is, is that you can use this product not only for calluses, but so also for removing the hairs from your car. In fact, you can sweep up hairs very well with it and the hairs also stick well to this material. Ideal right? Would you like to try this, you can often find pumice stone at a drugstore, which is actually always around the corner.