Use Rubber Gloves to Remove Pet Hair We here at Maid To Clean are animal lovers and we love our pets, but one thing all animal lovers are not very fond of is pet hair on the furniture. All dogs and cats shed and leave pet hair around the house. There is an easy trick to cleaning up left behind pet hair that will cut your cleaning time in half. First, open a new pair of rubber gloves and put them on your hands. Now go to the sink and wet the gloves a tiny bit. Run your hands along the furniture to pick up hair if you are doing a piece of furniture that cannot get wet you can use the gloves dry and it will work fine. For cloth furniture, we recommend using the gloves a little wet to be effective. This quick hair removal tip will give you more time with your pets and keep your furniture looking great.