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    31 Things From Target That Just Want To Make Life Easier For Pet Owners

    From pet shampoo to keep your pup smelling fab to bacon-flavored treats and bunny-approved snacks.

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    1. A bag of triple-flavor dog treats to keep your pup occupied for long amounts of time. The ultra-tasty pork hide and rawhide bones are wrapped in chicken, duck, and chicken liver flavor.

    Bag of Good 'N' Fun Triple Flavor Kabob dog treats

    Promising review: "Puppy loves these!! Keeps her busy so I can clean and cook dinner and don’t have to worry about her getting into something!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $3.19

    2. A pet kennel that makes traveling with your pet super easy. Two bowls snap onto the front portion for in-crate feeding and drinking, and the crate comes on wheels and has a handle for easy transport.

    The white and gray two-toned pet crate on wheels

    Promising review: "Bought the medium for my miniature schnauzers, who are about 15 to 16 pounds. They are easily able to turn around, and I even caught two of my three in it at the same time (though it was a bit tight). Very easy to put together, and I love that it has locking wheels to make it easy to move without picking it up." –Target reviewer

    Price: $64.99

    3. A variety pack of Purina Friskies Shreds wet food to spoil your kitty with truly tasty meals each and every day. Made with savory gravies and sauces, these cans of food will ensure your cat is always on time for dinner.

    A case of the Friskies canned cat food

    Promising review: "More cans than usual in a case for a good price; better than at the pet stores! It is a little heavy on the 'gravy,' but as long as my four-legged son chows down on it, we're both happy. He is picky: He doesn't like pate-type canned cat food. Shreds and chunks are what he likes, so this works." –Target reviewer

    Price: $16.69

    4. A waterproof hammock seat cover so your pet's hair doesn't get all over your car. In addition to protecting your seats and floors from any muddy footprints, wet fur, or just general shedding, this hammock prevents your pet from jumping into the front of the car.

    golden retriever sitting in black hammock in car

    The cover is washable and features a bottle holder, as well as two button-top pockets for extra storage.

    Price: $16.79

    5. Pumpkin spice Greenies to keep your pupper's teeth pearly white. The unique shape and texture occupy your dog with what they think is a tasty treat, when in reality it's removing plaque and tartar for a fresh, shiny smile.

    A bag of the green, toothbrush-shaped dog treats

    While this flavor of Greenies is brand-new and unreviewed, that fact that the original treats tout thousands of glowing reviews says it all: These treats will make cleaning your pup's teeth easier than ever.

    Price: $14.99

    6. Old Mother Hubbard P-Nuttier treats that my precious pup absolutely adored — and yours will too! The crunchy treats (which are made with real peanut butter) come in super handy when it comes to training your pup to sit, stay, lay down, and roll over.

    A bag of the tan, peanut-butter dog treats

    Just keep in mind that, while these top-rated treats come in a Halloween-themed bag, they're the original bone-shaped treats.

    Price: $2.99

    7. A flea and tick prevention collar so your pup won't become itchy and infested. In addition to killing and repelling fleas, ticks, and their eggs and larvae, the collar itself is reflective so it's great for visibility during nighttime walks.

    Dog wearing the reflective silver-gray collar.

    Promising review: "My little dog is a flea magnet. They love him until I put this on him. It's easy to use. It doesn't have an odor. He doesn't mind having it on. I check him daily and nothing. I buy it every year and have never been disappointed." –Target reviewer

    Price: $6.79

    8. A spiral stake that will let your pup enjoy the outside—even if you don't have a fenced yard! The 17-inch corkscrew stake is designed to sit securely in the ground to withstand up to a 60-pound dog running in all directions while leashed to it. (Obviously, only use this for fun for your pup, not to leave them outside overnight.)

    A stainless steel corkscrew dog stake

    Promising review: "My pup LOVES being outside. As long as someone else is out there, he would sit in the yard all day. And even though I’m 90% sure he wouldn’t walk off or go run up to someone walking by, I'd rather not take the risk. This way, I know he’s safe!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $5.99

    9. Rachael Ray soup bones for pups who love gnawing on savory, meaty treats. In addition to being a tasty snack for them, it will also keep them occupied.

    Bag of chicken and veggie flavor soup bones

    Promising review: "My dogs are a little picky about their treats, but they enjoy all of the soup bone flavors. With the two sizes, we are able to use these as an evening treat or a middle of the day treat. This is a treat that we have shared with friends and family that have dogs." –Target reviewer

    Price: $9.79

    10. A 5-foot reflective dog leash to ensure your pup stays visible on those late-night walks. The leash features a secure spring-hinge clasp, as well as a padded loop for cozy handling.

    The black reflective dog leash

    Promising review: "This is a great leash at a great price, and it's very durable. I bought a second one for my sister’s dog. I like the extra hook, grip, and reflective strip." –Target reviewer

    Price: $14.99 (available in two colors)

    11. A mesh dog harness that will keep your pup cozy on walks while giving you a bit more control over their movements when out and about. If you have a particularly jumpy, barky, or pully pup, this harness is especially great as it comes with two D-rings for an extra-secure grip.

    The gray mesh dog harness with neon yellow straps

    Promising review: "The inside lining of this harness is pretty smooth and silky, which is great. The previous harness we used was wearing my dog’s chest fur off but this one has been more gentle. It’s also a great price and works well for a dog who pulls on the leash quite a bit." –Target reviewer

    Price: $11.99 (available in sizes XS-XL and two colors)

    12. Brown rice and sweet potato Nutro dog food to cater to your senior pup's aging needs. Made specifically for small breeds, this dog food is made with farm-raised chicken and loads of antioxidants to not only taste good, but to promote cognitive function and your doggo's aging immune system.


    Promising review: "My fur babies love this food. I've noticed that their fur is softer and they shed less. Also, their bowel movements are solid." –Target reviewer

    Price: $14.99

    13. A Flexi Fun retractable dog leash so your pup can explore to their heart's desire without you having to chase after them to keep up. The expandable leash can extend between 10 and 16 feet, depending on the size you get.

    A dog wearing the black retractable dog leash

    Promising review: "This really feels like a well-made retractable leash. The cord seems very strong, it retracts smoothly and the break works great. Very impressed." –Target reviewer

    Price: $19.99 (available in four sizes)

    14. A bag of Purina cat food designed specifically for kittens' unique nutritional needs. The best-selling food features nutrients found in mother's milk, along with protein to support healthy growth and development. Plus, it tastes good to little kitties.

    Bag of Purina Kitten Chow Nurture cat food

    Promising review: "I have been purchasing Purina Kitten Chow Nurture dry cat food for almost a year. My cat Elora, who is almost 1 year old, absolutely loves this kibble. Nearly 95 percent of my kibble purchases have been this particular kitten chow. I also had previously been purchasing wet food for her that I offered at least a few times a week at a different time than her dry food, but she prefers this kibble to literally everything that we have ever tried." –Target reviewer

    Price: $10.99

    15. Oatmeal dog shampoo that will make cleaning your pup more streamlined than ever. The coconut-lime-scented rinse is designed to not only remove funky pet odors, but to help moisturize and minimize itch.

    A bottle of the coconut-scented oatmeal dog shampoo

    Promising review: "My dog has itchy skin because we live in a somewhat rural area and this helped tremendously. It smells good and helps with his itchy skin, coat, and shedding. I would buy it again. And the bottle is big too." –Target reviewer

    Price: $6.99

    16. Plant-derived pet wipes designed for cleaning your hands and your pup's paws, nose, or whatever else needs cleaning after a walk. They're not too wet and not too dry, and smell like crisp mandarin.

    Person holding one of the on-the-go pet wipes in a white packet

    Promising review: "Actually used them on my cats that managed to get something extremely smelly on them and these wipes were a lifesaver! They are so easy to use and have a very light scent to them. I will definitely be using these from now on for my dogs and cats." –Target reviewer

    Price: $8.99

    17. A two-in-one dog brush that features a pin side to untangle messy, matted knots, and a bristle side to smooth your pup's coat. It has a rubber grip for easy handling, so it's as comfortable for you as it is for your dog.

    Two-Sided Dog Brush

    Promising review: "This does the trick on our long-haired dachshund. She has a difficult coat that tends to mat. This does an excellent job of getting that sorted out." –Target reviewer

    Price: $7.99

    18. An airline approved pet carrier to take the guesswork out of how to transport your small dog or cat. The carrier features mesh panels for breathable ventilation, as well as locking zippers to prevent any wily kitties and pups from working their way out.

    Dog poking out the top of the black, mesh-sided pet carrier

    Promising review: "This is a really nice carrier. I feel like it is sturdy and it is comfortable for my dog. I have a 5-pound teacup Chihuahua mix and two of her could fit comfortably in this. I can fit a small bed in it for her so she can curl up safely with tall sides around her, and that makes her way more calm and comforted, so that's good." –Target reviewer

    Price: $26.99

    19. A velvet dog bed so your pup has a special place to sit that's all theirs. The bed itself is super soft and cushy, so you may have trouble getting your pet to want to get up.

    Golden retriever sitting on the green velvet bed.

    Promising review: "Really, really nice dog bed. The color is so beautiful and for the price, and size, it can't be beat! Highly recommend!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $47.49

    20. Purina indoor adult cat food to ensure your fur baby gets all the nutrition they need. It's made with real turkey that cats love, and each serving is comprised of 38% protein.

    Bag of Purina One Indoor Advantage Cat Food

    Promising review: "My cats had numerous digestion problems until I started using Purina One. I no longer find myself stepping in wet bombs all over my house anymore. If you think that because its a lower-priced food that it's not good, then please rethink. I have five cats and no more throwing up." –Target reviewer

    Price: $25.49

    21. Febreze-scented cat litter so your home will stop smelling like a kitty bathroom. This best-selling formula promises 10 days of odor control and is designed to clump for easy cleanup.

    Case of Fresh Step Multi-Cat Clumping Cat Litter

    Promising review: "I have 14 cats and the multi-cat Fresh Step litter works wonders! Eliminates odors fast and the Febreze scent smells great! Superb clumping too! It's the only cat litter I will buy and I highly recommend it to all cat owners!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $18.79

    22. An Arm & Hammer poop scoop set to save you from having to pick up your dog's plunkets by hand. In fact, the handle extends up to 32 inches so you can keep quite a distance (phew!).

    The black and bronze Arm & Hammer poop scoop set

    Promising review: "Picking up poo is not the most fun thing to do but this scooper is the best. It's so easy and works great. Easily rake the poo into the bin and dispose of it. Super easy." –Target reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    23. A nonstick metal cat litter scoop so you don't have to use your hands to pluck out poo (hey, sh*t happens). Made with narrow slots, it works well to sift out loose litter and remove only clumps — a dream in the world of litter boxes.

    The silver and black cat litter scoop

    Promising review: "I always buy the cheap cat litter scoopers and they break. This one is hefty, litter doesn’t stick to it, and well-made. I will only be buying these now." –Target reviewer

    Price: $9.99

    24. A Febreze pet odor eliminator that works wonders for smelly dog and cat scents. The air freshener is designed to keep rooms smelling fresh for up to 45 days — which, as most pet owners know, can be quite a feat.

    The Febreze Pet Odor Eliminator

    Promising review: "This smells incredible and hides our terribly awful smelling litter box. I actually enjoy walking into the room now." –Target reviewer
    Price: $3.99

    25. Turkey and bacon dog treats to keep your pet inspired to sit, stay, and do tricks whenever you ask them too. Plus, your pup just plainly deserves good snacks, okay?


    Promising review: "The dog on the bag looks like my dog and is really cute which is what first caught my eye, but the ingredient list is short and doesn't have ingredients that I've never heard of, they're made in the US, and the bacon smells tasty to us and our babies. They both get really excited when getting the bag out, even after they've had them every day for a couple of weeks. We're definitely fans in our house." –Target reviewer

    Price: $7.99

    26. A lavender-scented pet stain and odor remover that will come in super handy if your pet often has accidents. Even if they only occasionally have an issue, this spray will lift out the most stubborn scents (including cat urine).

    The pet stain and odor eliminator

    Promising review: "Wow, this REALLY works! It not only took away the urine smell from my rug, but there's no stain. I'm never using anything else! What I really liked was the sprayer has two settings. One for mist and one for jet, they really thought of everything." –Target reviewer

    Price: $13.99

    27. A dog blanket to keep your pup as cozy as possible, even when you're not around. The two-sided design features ultra-plush fabric that's machine washable. What more could you want?

    The two-sided tan and cream-colored dog blanket

    Promising review: "Our puppy loves this blanket! I ordered another just to have a back-up. Super soft yet thick and durable." –Target reviewer

    Price: $12.99

    28. A pet cave bed so that your cat or dog feels like they have a special place that's all their own. The padded cave is lined with sherpa fleece for an ultra-soft feel (just keep in mind that it's not machine-washable).

    The cozy gray and cream-colored pet cave

    Promising review: "My cat loves this!! It only took her about 10 minutes to check it out and decide that she was going to spend the majority of every day there. It is very well-made." –Target reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    29. Kaytee Nature's Harvest rabbit food to keep your bunny healthy as can be: this one is made with timothy hay, fruits, vegetables, and grains.

    A bag of the small rabbit food

    Promising review: "Taco LOVES the food, so I will get it here until he goes to bunny heaven. Happy Taco is a happy MOMMY." –Target reviewer

    Price: $7.99

    30. Pet treats meant for rabbits, hamsters, chinchillas, and other small animals. Each treat is made with apples and designed to promote good dental health!

    A bag of the baked apple bunny treats

    Promising review: "There are many bunny treats that actual bunnies should not be eating! These are so great, though AND they love them. Such a great price, too." –Target reviewer

    Price: $2.49

    31. A sherpa bagel-shaped dog bed to make your pet feel like they're being cuddled from every angle—even when you're busy. Best of all, it's machine-washable.

    Curly dog sitting on a navy blue bolster bagel dog bed

    Promising review: "My dog likes it a lot. So much so that she barfed in it the second day! It was really easy to throw in the washer and dryer though. I have a miniature schnauzer who curls up perfectly in the small." –Target reviewer

    Price: $44.64 (available in five sizes)

    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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