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    23 Practical Products From PetSmart Reviewers Are Glad They Bought

    You'll definitely want to treat your pets to some of these.

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    1. A wire dog crate – it's the perfect way to ensure your pet's independence and add structure to their days. By using this item from puppyhood on, you'll allow your pet to sleep better, have a safe space for themselves, and create less destruction around the house.

    The wire dog crate

    Promising review: "My dog was so happy to see this once we had it together. She is only 5 months old and as soon after I got it together she jumped right into it. She outgrew her other one fast and she loves the extra room. My son loves that if he needs to he can get in it with her if she gets scared of anything. She has even stopped using the bathroom in it. She was peeing in the other one even though she had just went out. She didn't have enough room. Best money spent." —Tasha392

    Price: $71.99 (available in five sizes)

    2. A Blue Buffalo puppy treats because training your new fuzzy friend doesn't have to be a super daunting process. It can be as simple as investing in some quality treats that you know your dog will love and work hard to get.

    The Blue Buffalo puppy trreats

    Promising review: "Our miniature schnauzer puppy will do just about anything for these treats! She loves them, especially the turkey flavor! I love that they're small, so they won't spoil her appetite, and that they don't have any weird ingredients. Besides the goodies from our local pet bakery, these are the only treats we give her. Overall, I'd highly recommend these treats." —Dulce

    Price: $3.99 (originally $6.99; available in two flavors)

    3. A flea pet comb so you can ensure your pet and home stay pest-free.

    The flea pet comb in gray

    Promising review: "I bought this comb a few days ago and it is quite the flea picker-upper! We inherited my grandmother's dog after she passed and the dog came with fleas which quickly infested our cats. I used Pet Armour on my cats to no avail and now can't treat them for another month, in the meantime I'm combing them daily. I can usually get about 7-10 fleas in one combing. Sometimes the comb catches them in-between its teeth easily but sometimes it just gets them up and out of the hair and I have to catch them in-between my fingers. I keep a cup of water next to me so when I remove the fleas from the teeth of the comb I can immediately flick them into the water and drown them. This probably works just as well as any expensive comb." —Valicious

    Price: $1.99

    4. A pet odor defense air freshener for the person who wants their house to smell as fresh as possible. It's difficult to eliminate all traces of pets in a household, but keeping your home smelling clean doesn't have to be difficult.

    Bottle of odor defense

    Promising review: "Bought this item because we have two new furbabies in the home. Great fresh crisp smell after cleaning. Definitely a must-have." —Mermaid911211

    Price: $4.99

    5. Purina adult dog food – it's a great thing to keep in your pantry and your pet will definitely thank you for providing tasty meals.

    The can of Purina adult dog food in chicken and rice flavor

    Promising review: "I adopted my dog two years ago. Apparently, her previous owners gave her table food instead of dog food. I have had trouble finding a dog food that she likes. I just found this brand a few months ago. I give her a different flavor every night. My dog absolutely loves it." —Tekeila

    Price: $1.70 (originally $1.79; available in six flavors)

    6. And a bag of Purina dry dog food for the pet owner who's concerned about giving their dog the best food for them AND food that will keep them satisfied. This mix of kibble and shredded food will keep your pet interested and maintain a high amount of protein so they stay full longer.

    The bag of dry dog food pro plan

    Promising review: "We find that our dogs enjoy eating the shredded variety of this food more than just dog food pieces. Quite a nice option to offer in a dog food & thrilled our vet recommended that we switch to Purina Plan Shredded food variety." —SHAYNAPOO

    Price: $13.48 (originally $16.99; available in four sizes)

    7. A cat odor and stain eliminator because accidents happen, but they don't have to be permanent problems. Whether you have carpets, rugs, or both, this incredible formula is sure to revive your floors and provide the freshest scent possible.

    bottle of stain remover

    Promising review: "Works, great, pleasant scent. Have used for years. Will continue to use for years. If it's not working, it's most likely not used correctly. Follow instructions. When finished, I always like to add a spray or two on top of the area and let air dry." —Cinimod111

    Price: $9.99 (originally $31.99; available in two sizes)

    8. A FURminator short hair undercoat brush so you can keep your house looking kempt and not full of tumbleweeds of pet fur. It's a simple way to ensure your pet's coat stays un-matted and that your rugs and floors look dander-free.

    The furminator brush with a silicone handle

    Promising review: "I bought this today because it was on sale, my husband though $60+ was crazy for a dog comb but at $35 we gave it a try and love it! We should have bought it years ago. All other deshedding combs can’t compare to the results of this product. We have one happy dog." —Rockodog

    Price: $33.95 (originally $53.99; available in two sizes)

    9. A bag of cat grass seeds that will make an indoor cat feel like an outdoor cat. It's great for nurturing their wild cat instincts and giving them the opportunity to graze, all the while keeping them safe indoors.

    The bag of cat grass seeds

    Promising review: "My cat isn't allowed outside anymore. She loved eating grass. Being inside, she resorted to eating my indoor plants (which is a no-no lol) so I bought these seeds to try out. I'm glad I did! She loves it! it took a few days to grow, three or four-ish days (not long at all)? I didn't get a before picture but it really did grow out nicely! My cat instantly went to chewing. Great product, highly recommend!" —Rpoche8088

    Price: $3.99 (originally $4.99)

    10. A bag of cat clumping litter for those of us who are scooping the litter box multiple times a day. If you have more than one cat, this is a must-have item and will rid you of the days of stinky litter clumps falling apart when you go to scoop them.

    The bag of cat clumping litter in purple packaging

    Promising review: "I switched to this last year. It Clumps and very little dust which is important to me. Other brands say dust-free but that’s not true. Just discovered it is $9 cheaper than, too. Score! Love individual packs also." —Mercygirl

    Price: $14.99 (originally $15.49)

    11. A self-cleaning litter box because when is there a better time to upgrade one of your pet's most useful items than the present? This super practical purchase help eliminate odor through its self-cleaning feature and nontracking capabilities will help keep your home sparkling clean.

    The self cleaning litter box with a cat coming out of it

    Promising review: "I have three cats and we normally used the three of Tidy Breeze system for years. The smell was getting out of control for me so to de-stress my life I splurged and got this. Only one, for now, to see how it would go and I hate that I did not do this sooner. I am out to get another now simply because all 3 will only use this system. No more 'Cat Smell.' I love my cats but hate with a passion the litter box smell. Even my timid cat uses this product. Three adult large cats took 20 days and the use of one litter smells. This is actually going to save me money in the end result!" —OllieArchieHeidi

    Price: $169.95 (originally $189.99)

    12. A three-piece sushi cat toy set so you can keep your furry friend entertained while you complete your own important tasks for the day. These are also great to have on hand for an impromptu play session.

    The three-piece sushi cat toy set in the form of salmon and veggie rolls plus a piece of sushi

    Promising review: "So I got these as an alternative to mouse-shaped toys for my cat and ever since I brought them in, he's done nothing but play with them. They have good endurance and are able to withstand him batting/picking up. Will defs buy again !" —coriandr

    Price: $5.99

    13. A cat fish toy that zeros in on your pet's hunting instincts. It's a great way to keep your pet engaged and tire them out so they don't get rambunctious in the middle of the night.

    The cat fish toy in brown and white

    Promising review: "Both my cats go crazy over it. It’s cute, a reasonable price, and a staple cat toy. The little cap piece on the handle fell off, but it’s completely useable without it, so not a big deal." —roseanne1232

    Price: $4.99 (originally $18.99)

    14. A circular ball tracker and scratcher for the cat who prefers to have something to chase to get their yayas out. It's a scratcher and a ball toy all in one.

    Cat perched on a purple round scratcher

    Promising review: "I bought this yesterday during the Black Friday sale because she has one similar and smaller and loves it. My 9-month-old kitty instantly started playing with it and wouldn't stop for hours! Until she finally fell asleep halfway on top of it. It is a little loud but that is to be expected. My only real complaint is the rubber grips on the bottom don't grip my kitchen and dining room floor(vinyl) that great so it slides sometimes when she uses the scratcher but it is stationary on the carpet. Overall money well spent." —SleepyC

    Price: $19.99

    15. A cat mansion because our cats really do deserve the best. If you have more than one feline friend, this is an absolute must for their entertainment needs.

    The cat mansion with a ladder and multiple platforms in beige

    Promising review: "I have two cats. One is about seven years old and the other is about eight weeks. This is great for both! My older cat loves to get up on the top or lay in the small hammock on the side. This makes him feel safe from the new baby and gives him a fun place to play. My little one can easily climb the ladder and get to the second platform. She likes going through the hole to the hammock below and lounging in it. She can also safely jump from the second platform without it being so high that I'm afraid she'll get hurt. Great product for a great price. With free shipping, this was a much better choice than any of the in-store products we looked at. It was priced better and made of better material than anything in store. I love it and so do my kitties!" —Kittylovers

    Price: $93.09 (originally $125.99; available in two colors)

    16. A plush bolster cat bed so your pet can have a cozy place to lay their head at night. It'll give them a sense of independence and, if they're older, it'll help with their aching joints.

    The bolster cat bed in pink

    Promising review: "I bought this for one cat, but two others were fighting for it, too. So I bought another. Might have to add one more!" —Boodle

    Price: $12.99 (available in two colors)

    17. A pet ramp that will help your pet get up and down off the bed and couch more easily. This is especially helpful if you have pets with arthritis or puppies that need to get down in the night to use the restroom.

    The pet ramp

    Promising review: "Again, my Chihuahua loved this ramp. Took about two hours to get used to it but then, she was off and running. She was only 1.5 pounds when I got it and she had no trouble at all." —Linnie13

    Price: $59.99 (originally $89.99)

    18. A bottle of pre-conditioned aquarium water for the person who wants their fish to breath the freshest water possible. It's a great way to promote their health and ensure that their tank isn't growing bacteria.

    The bottle of pre-conditioned aquarium water in a white package

    Promising review: "I am a beginner aquarium owner. Due to that, I am aware of the additives and minerals necessary to ensure water and tank health.... I mean, after all, you are responsible for a clean biosphere for animals and life. In that, I am aware that Chicago tap water is questionable and is probably not consistently balanced, and I don't like to take chances on it. This water makes me feel 100% confident that my aquatic friends will have a safe and comfortable home that is just as good as the one I provide to myself." —gratitude902

    Price: $13.99

    19. A bag of peanuts and wild bird food because sometimes the animals right outside our windows can feel like pets, too. Whether you're a natural pet parent or not, feeding the animals right outside your front door is a great use of your resources, too.

    The bag of peanuts in green package featuring a bird and squirrel on the front

    Promising review: "Over the years our bluejay population has tripled, and we now get woodpeckers and always the squirrels, they all love these peanuts. They are always fresh, no bugs, good price. Been buying them for years. If you love your yard wildlife they will love these peanuts!" —Wanda Sue

    Price: $10.99 (originally $11.59)

    20. An interior bird feeder so you can ensure your bird has food at all times. It's a simple way to prevent yourself from having to refill their food bin every few days and it'll lock in freshness so your bird will have the freshest seed available.

    The clear interior bird feeder with a green base

    Promising review: "I wanted a product to make sure my birds got plenty of food. I wanted to make sure they also, did not leave too much good food at the bottom of their dish. This gives them food threw out the day(s) and I don't have to worry about dumbing uneaten food." —cowgirl89

    Price: $7.99 (available in two sizes)

    21. A reptile terrarium that will keep any lizard or other retile safe, comfortable, and feeling like they're in their natural environment. It's a great item for the cost and will definitely last a long time.

    The reptile terrarium in clear with lush leaves and branches inside

    Promising review: "One of the first kits I have bought that I could actually use everything! Excellent kit with great features. I bought it for two of my White Tree Frogs and they have been enjoying it. The lights that came with it were exactly what I needed." —RobBo

    Price: $179.99

    22. A ferret habitat for the lover of exotic animals. It has a super large interior that will provide ample room for your ferret to play, eat, and sleep.

    The ferret habitat in metal with rolling wheels

    Promising review: "I bought this because it wasn't expensive and I LOVE it for my rats! I put a thick cloth over the wire bottoms of the levels, but the size is amazing there is so much room for plenty of toys for these babies. My rats are only a few months old and the bar spacing is perfect, they can't get out or anything. Absolutely love it, I thought it was pretty easy to assemble honestly. Although I wouldn't suggest for young rats, as the spacing is too big for babies (:" —britt186

    Price: $149.99 (originally $413.67)

    23. A bag of pet bedding because keeping your smaller pet's bedding fresh is absolutely essential. While you can get away without scooping your cat's litter for a few days, you simply can't with bunnies and guinea pigs. Keep your pet's environment as clean as possible and yours as odorless as possible with this essential item.

    The bag of pet bedding for rabbits, guinea pigs, and hamsters

    Promising review: "I use Carefresh bedding every time I clean my mouse/hamster cage. I use another type of bedding, along with this one, that can absorb the strong odors. They're a great mix together — they absorb odors and liquids and they're both safe and natural. I have a male mouse who always urinates every spot in his cage and the smell is so strong, I also have a Russian dwarf hamster, it doesn't really smell that strong but his nesting spots smell strong. This product is great for absorbing all the strong odors. I recommend it!" —PetParent1

    Price: $9.89 (originally $15.49)

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