'How did I ever live without it?': This $36 pet hair remover has more than 17,000 reviews - and it actually works

Elizabeth Di Filippo
·Editor
·3 min read
Images via Amazon and supplied by editor.
Images via Amazon and supplied by editor.

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Have you ever come across a product that’s so useful you wonder, “How did I ever live without this?”

That’s how I feel about my ChomChom Roller.

Since purchasing the pet hair remover a few months ago, I have gone full-Oprah’s Favourite Things, telling everyone I see about this easy to use roller that actually works.

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I am the proud pet parent of two medium sized pups that shed and have basically lived with a vacuum in my hand at all times. I have come to accept my lot in life, and have adopted the vacuum cleaner as a piece of art to admire in my living room, but my biggest struggle with pet care is trying to remove dog hair from a couch with woven fabric.

My two rescue mutts, Delta and Shiloh.
My two rescue mutts, Delta and Shiloh.

Up until the ChomChom Roller, I would cover my couch in blankets and sheets to avoid getting pet hair trapped into the linen-like fabric, removing them only to wash or hide when we had company. When I found the ChomChom Roller on Amazon I was skeptical that something so small and without batteries could handle the job of removing pet hair - but my fears were proven unfounded.

ChomChom Roller Pet Hair Remover

Image via Amazon.com.
Image via Amazon.com.

SHOP IT: Amazon, $36

How to use

The ChomChom Roller removes pet hair in snap with quick back and forth strokes over furniture, clothing and blankets. The roller contains a reusable brush that traps pet hair into a catchment chamber that you open and empty with the press of a button.

I will admit that at $36, I was initially put off by the price, but I took the plunge out of sheer desperation for a solution to my frequent vacuuming.

Thanks to my ChomChom, I don’t have to worry about any sticky papers and lint rollers or worry about bulky vacuum cleaners. The first time I used it, I was shocked at how much pet hair it picked up with just a few simple strokes. I will go on record as saying that the ChomChom Roller removes more hair from furniture than my Dyson ever did.

The results of emptying the ChomChom Roller.
The results of emptying the ChomChom Roller.

What reviewers are saying

With more than 17,000 reviews online, the ChomChom Roller is a must-have for any pet owner, and the perfect gift for any new pet parent.

“I’ve only had it two days and I’ve already referred two friends who have bought it. It’s amazing,” one Amazon customer wrote. “This thing is a miracle worker!”

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“Where has this been all my crazy cat-loving life? Sticky rollers work fine for clothes but this is the only product that has ever completely removed all the cat hair from my bed....It’s absolutely amazing,” another happy customer echoed. “Everyone is getting one for Christmas, even if they don’t have a pet.”

If you’re looking for a tool that can help get rid of dog hair without having to plug in the vacuum - the Chom Chom Roller is your best bet!

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.