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Thursday, September 23, 2010

a hairy situation

We love our adopted golden retriever, Chloe, to pieces. And we knew before she came to live with us that she would shed. So we were prepared for some increased vacuuming and cleaning ... but we were not prepared for the amount of hair. It rolls through our living room like tumbleweed. It gets into places that it shouldn't — the utensil drawer? How?! We are still scratching our heads as to how Chloe maintains such a thick, lustrous coat (*jealous*) with her perpetual hair loss.

Of course, it doesn't help that we let her on the couch.
waiting for the weekend.
And on the bed.
a dog's life.
And, when our backs are turned, ahem, in the bed.
when dad goes to work ...
So I did a little happy dance when I read this post on Apartment Therapy, one of my go-to, around-the-house and decorating blogs. Who knew you could use vacuum attachments on a shop vac? Genius.

It has given me hope that we may get the upper hand on our hairy situation.

How do you tackle pet hair in your house?

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2 Comments:

At September 24, 2010 at 7:18 AM , Blogger Brian said...

oh the hair!!!!! it's everywhere!!

 
At October 5, 2010 at 3:29 PM , Anonymous alexa said...

So adorable. :) She is such a gorgeous girl! We do the only thing we really can.... Brush and vacuum! (like crazy!)

 

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