Dyson Ball Animal 2

  • 0.55 gallons capacity
  • Strong active suction
  • HEPA filtration
  • Hands-free dirt emptying
  • Easy maneuvering with ball

Original price was: $499.99.Current price is: $464.99.

8.5Expert Score
Why you should buy it:
With powerful suction, HEPA filtration, tangle-free turbine, and self-adjusting cleaning head, the Dyson Ball Animal 2 upright vacuum is a great cleaning helper for pet owners with any type of flooring in the house.
Ease of use
Value for money
  • Incredibly strong suction
  • Large bin capacity (0.55 gallons), and easy to clean bin
  • Tangle-free cleaning
  • HEPA filters remove allergens from the air
  • Washable filter
  • Quite heavy
  • Less user friendly because of automatic clicking in and out of upright position

Dyson has very efficient vacuum cleaners with its strong suction and hassle-free body. In this article, Dyson Ball Animal 2 review will get discussed. This vacuum is exceptional for parents and pet keepers as it has the most powerful suction than any other vacuity at the cleaner head. It has an easy to maneuver handle, thanks to the ball that makes changing direction smoothly with just a movement of the wrist.

Dyson Ball Animal 2 review

Dyson Ball Animal 2 provides hygienic cleaning of the bin with a drive of a switch without making your hands filthy in the process. There is additionally the number of tools that come with this vacuum. This product has a range of 50 ft with the hose giving an extra 15 ft of reach. It would not be appropriate to review this vacuum in a few words. Hence let’s head on towards discussing all the features it has in detail.

Suction power

Dyson Ball Animal 2 vacuum has the most active pressure at the sweeping head. The vacuity power of this product is better (power based on ASTM F558). The suction powers stand at 270AW, higher than all its previous models and another elevated vacuity machine in the market. Thus, it helps accumulate the smallest dirt and debris, including pet hairs and the tiniest of crumbs in your dining area.

Cleaning technology

Dyson Ball Animal 2 has a spiral root twister machinery that creates a powerful suction and captures even microscopic dust. It leads the airflow through the midst of the cyclone adjustment by creating strong centrifugal force by cyclones present in the vacuum. The airstreams produce energy far more dominant than gravitational force and absorb all the dust from the ground.

Maneuvering with ball

Dyson Ball Animal 2 vacuum cleanerDyson Ball Animal 2 helps in moving the vacuum quickly. This vacuum shifts the focus of pressure to a lower position so that it is easy to drive just with quick wrist movements. There is a wand extension just behind the vacuum that makes its access to all places easy. This ball also protects all the electronics of the space. However, it is slightly on the heavier side, so it might be hard to move and requires strong movements.


The Dyson Ball Animal 2 comes with a cord that has a length of 35 ft. There is no cord rewind mechanism in this model, and it has wrapped around at the back of the vacuum.

Self-adjusting cleaning head

This product has an automatic cleaning front that makes it simple to lock in suction and apply on any ground. It adjusts the height on the grounds of the type of floor it is on. The disinfectant front rotating brushes, that dig deeper into the matting, for a deep clean. When vacuuming on the hard floor, the rotation of the brush can get turned off. This rotation also automatically turns off if there is an obstruction in the way.

The wand

To reach up high or low under, it begins with a wand attached to hose in the vacuum. It is simple to attach the tools to this wand and clean areas where the vacuity can’t touch. This rod gives an additional 15 feet to the Dyson Ball Animal 2 vacuum. There is space on the cleaning product to store the wand and other gadgets when you are not using them.

Dyson Ball Animal 2 attachments

Dyson Ball Animal 2 attachments

  • Tangle-free motorized brush

Dyson Ball Animal 2 vacuum includes a tangle-free turbine tool that has no sweeping rod to absorb the pet hair without getting them wrapped around the brush rod. This cleaning device has counter-rotating brushes that trap the hair without entangling. Dyson Ball Animal 2 upright vacuum cleaner has a small head and is suitable for cleaning chairs, sofas, and pet beds.

  • Combination tool

Another accessory of Dyson Ball Animal 2 is the combination tool. This sweeper is useful to reach into the corners to clean and dust off. These tools have stored along the side of the vacuum.

  • Stair tool

Stair tool is an accessory of Dyson Ball Animal 2 that has designed to clean stairs thanks to its small head size. This tool is a non-motorized part with a broad mouth suction. Apart from the stairs, it can also get used on upholstery or where the gentle hand is needed.

HEPA filtration

This feature makes it attract allergen and the smallest particles from the air and keep them trapped in, keeping your surroundings hygienic and healthy. It sucks and traps about 99.99% of allergens from the air.

Washable filter

Another plus point for this product is that it holds a washable filter. So, you do not have to worry about future replacements. This filter needs to be washed every two months with cold water. The unfading feature makes it environment friendly as well. As you can reuse the filter, there will be less landfill, and your product lasts longer than 5 years.

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Easy-to-clean bin

This a highly engaging feature of this vacuum cleaner, where there is no need to touch and make your hands dirty while cleaning your dustbin. There is a button on the cap of the dustbin. You have to place the box in the dustbin and click the key. But you have to be sure that the bottom of the vacuum bin is in the dust bin. The lid opens at the bottom, dumping the dust and gunk into the dustbin and away from the sight.

Dustbin volume

The dustbin has about half a gallon of capacity. With 0.55 gallons, it can gather all dust in one cleaning session, perhaps more than one time, depending on the house size. You can see through the clear canister, how much has the bin gets filled up and decide when to empty.

Work surfaces

This machine is suitable for all kinds of work surfaces, hard tiles, wood or carpets alike. However, it might not be effective in picking up crumbs from the carpet, and it would be better to use the hose for easy cleaning. For upholstery, the stair tool is more suitable as it is softer.

Pet hair removal

This vacuum is a perfect machine for pet keepers. Pets shed hairs steadily and the sweep of Dyson Ball Animal 2 that is tangle-free sweep up all the pet mess.


This vacuum does not come assembled. The assembly instructions have given in the manual, but these are not easy to understand. There is also a video guide available.


The maintenance is quite simple. With once a month cleaning of filters (the manual guides to clean every two months), timely emptying of the bin, and cleaning the brush roll. The brush roll might have tangled hair on it, so it is better to check it once in a while and clean it up to avoid build up in the future. What it is missing is a comb to clean this brush, which might have made it easier to clean the brush roll.

Final thoughts

All the Dyson products are a bit expensive, and when buying this sweeper, you are paying for the brand name. The performance of this vacuum sweeper is exceptional. Dyson Ball Animal 2 review shows how high absorption power with rotating brushes for a deep clean is. This product is quite heavy and kids sensitive, so you cannot ask your kids to do.

Specification: Dyson Ball Animal 2



Weight (lbs)


Max Suction Power

270 AW

Adjustable Power


Noise Level (db)




Dust Bin Capacity (ml)





Runtime (min)

Charging Time (min)

Cord Length (ft)


Cord Rewind


Hose Length (ft)


Motorized Brushroll



Rotating brushes on a rod and counter rotating brushes on turbine tool

Cleaning Path (in)



HEPA (1 reusable filter)


Tangle free turbine, combination tool, stair tool

Pet Hair Cleaning


Carpet Cleaning


Hard Floor Cleaning



5 years

Dyson Ball Animal 2

Average Score 8.5
Ease of use
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