After using the Dyson DC28 animal for over a year, I feel I can give a solid opinion of this product. First of all, the entire body is made of plastic. Don’t be fooled, this thing is pretty high quality and I haven’t had any problems with parts breaking.
Doing the Job
The most common interest in any vacuum is, “does it do the job?”. In the case of the Dyson DC 28, I can say that it does do the job, and it does very well. We have 3 dogs in the house so there is a lot of hair and occasional accidents. The DC 28 does a great job of getting the hair off of the carpet and tile. As far as accidents are concerned, the Dyson is very helpful in combination with some scrubbing and Oxyclean.
The DC28 has a disconnect on the handle part which can be used to vacuum tight areas such as the inside of a smaller closet or behind the couch. This part of the vacuum also comes with a few attachments for different purposes. One of the attachments is a flat piece that sticks very close to the surface when used. It is very effective and seems to enhance the sucking power of the vacuum. Another attachment is a narrow angled piece which can be used for very tight spaces. Continue reading