Dog Grooming Dryers - The 2 Most Effective
Did you know that using a regular hair dryer instead of special dog grooming dryers could cause dry skin, scalp irritation and skin sores?
In addition to the health issues, drying your dog with a human dryer will also take about twice as long.
These are the best two dryers we’ve found depending on your dog…
- Quick Draw Dog Hair Dryer (Our recommendation - Especially good for long-haired or thick-coated dogs)
- Andis QuietAire Ionic/Ceramic Pet Dryer (Super quiet, ideal for skittish dogs)
The Metro Air Force Quick Draw Dryer is lightweight, compact, hand-held and has a super powerful airflow.
We even tried it on our neighbor's Siberian Husky and found it to work extremely well. It dried the fur from the base of the follicle to the top and didn’t cause the coat to become brittle or overly dry.
Product qualities include…
- Has a 6-foot hose with air-flow control, air concentrator, air flare, shoulder strap and mounting hook
- Weighs just over 3 lbs and has 950 watts of drying power
- Dryer uses the friction of the motor to produce a light heat, just 25-30 degrees above ambient
- Price is $99
This one looks like a traditional-style human hair dryer, but it’s made
especially for dogs' sensitive skin and fur.
The best thing about the Andis QuietAire Pet Dryer is the whisper quiet airflow. Many dogs are frightened by loud noises like the vacuum cleaner or the garbage truck, and those dogs are never going to let a loud hair dryer come anywhere near them!
This dryer did not dry as quickly and did not feel as “solid” as the Quick Draw dryer above, but its shortcomings are worth it if your dog hates noise. At $29.99 it’s also much easier on the pocketbook.
Additional product qualities include...
- 1875 watts of drying power
- Four heat setting and three air speeds
- Comes with a stand that adjusts to 5 different positions to assist during drying
- Includes a removable air intake filter for easy cleaning and a long life
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