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    39 Things To Help You Solve The (Few) Annoying Things About Your Pet

    Say goodbye to stinky litter boxes, dirty paws, endless shedding, and more pesky pet problems thanks to these products.

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    1. A car seat cover if you're sick and tired of vacuuming up clumps of your dog's shedded fur after every car ride. It's also water- and stain-resistant, so it'll protect your car seats from any messes your dog might track in.

    brown dog sitting on a car seat with a car cover on it

    2. A cat scratcher board to keep your cat occupied so they can finally stop clawing at your poor couch and coffee table.

    3. A grooming slicker brush that removes those pesky mats and tangles in your pet's fur and leaves behind a shiny, healthy coat. The easy-to-grip brush reduces pressure on your pet's fur so they might actually look forward to getting brushed.

    4. A cat window perch perfect for kitties who are constantly climbing on top of furniture and knocking things down with their tails just so they can bask in the one ray of sunlight that's coming from the windows. Now they can get prime real estate for sunbathing whenever they want!

    A cat on the window perch

    5. A set of can covers if your pet only eats, say, half of what's in the can and you end up throwing out the rest. Thanks to these covers, you can serve them the exact serving you know they'll eat, and then save the rest for the next feeding time!

    The can covers on four different cans

    6. A slow feeder dog bowl to keep your fast-eating pup from gobbling down all their food in five seconds flat. The intricate design forces them to slow down, therefore preventing that unwanted bloating, gas, and vomiting that comes with fast eating.

    7. A bag of PrettyLitter cat litter reviewers say controls odor better than any other brand they've tried. The litter also changes color to indicated any health problems, so you can know when to take your cat to the vet before any issue gets too bad.

    woman holding cat while kneeling next to a litter box and litter bag

    8. A nail file board for the dog who refuses to get their nails trimmed the traditional way. This is basically one giant emery board that will keep your dog's nails at a normal, healthy length. Plus: if your dog likes to scratch at your furniture, they can go wild on this instead of your couch!

    9. A pack of Greenies natural dental treats with a toothbrush-like shape that actually cleans the gum line, which fights plaque and tartar. Meaning the next time your dog comes up to your face, they won't knock you out with their bad breath.

    10. A set of waterproof dog booties to keep your dog's paws from getting damaged due to rough surfaces, hot pavement, or sharp thorns. With these on, your dog can roam free and you can relax knowing they're protected.

    11. A dog and cat automatic feeder that you can preprogram to dispense food throughout the day in case you always work long, unpredictable hours. Reviewers says that this automatic feeder is impossible to break into, so you don't have to worry about your pet overeating during the day.

    cat eating out of a automatic cat feeder in a kitchen

    12. Or this microchip pet feeder that only opens when your cat with the assigned microchip approaches. This is great if you have a multi-cat household and one cat likes to be a jerk and steal food from the other.

    gray cat eating out of a white automatic feeder in the kitchen

    13. A pet travel bag because, like babies, pets require SO much stuff during travel. Designed specifically to be a carry-on bag, you can fit all their food, water, toys, and anything else you'll need for your four-legged friend on the go.

    14. A packet of peanut butter-flavored Greenies Pill Pockets with enough room to hide large capsules when it's time to give them their medicine. Yes, your dog is adorable, but they're also super easy to trick!

    dog looking at a person holding up a greenies pill pocket

    15. A pack of matatabi chew sticks if your cat is constantly scratching up your furniture and you're looking for an outlet for all their energy. Matatabi is a plant native to Japan and is actually an alternative to catnip, so if your cat is stubborn and shows no interest in catnip, this might finally be the way to distract them from clawing away at every surface of your house.

    cat chewing on the stick

    16. A packet of ear wipes designed to get all the gunk that builds up in your dog's ears, which will help prevent them from getting infected.

    17. A playpen for cats or small animals like bunnies and chinchillas who love getting some fresh air but also love running off. Now they can enjoy the great outdoors without you worrying they'll get lost or get into something they aren't supposed to.

    18. A box of extra-large dog poop bags from Earth Rated in case your dog leaves behind A LOT to clean up. These strong and thick bags make picking up your dog's mess as pleasant as possible.

    19. An aquarium fish tank glass scraper that scrubs off all that built-up algae in between tank cleanings. It has a magnetic handle that you operate from outside the tank, so your hand stays dry and clean.

    20. A waterproof treat pouch if your dog basically needs a treat to do ANYTHING (we get it — we're also motivated by food). Now you can keep tons of treats on your body so you can reward your good boy or girl when they complete a command correctly.

    A reviewer's dog waiting patiently for their owner to dispense the treats from the pouch

    21. An adjustable dog harness if your dog tends to pull and tug on their leash whenever you take them for a walk. This will keep them from choking themselves and it'll make controlling your dog on walks so much easier.

    22. A windbreaker for the pup who refuses to go outside for a walk if it's extra blustery and cold outside. Bonus: it has a little pocket on the back for holding their poop bags!

    23. A pack of Nature's Miracle litter box scrubbing wipes that effectively gets off all that caked-on debris and eliminates any lingering odor. Cleaning your cat's litter box is never pleasant, but these wipes make the experience a little less grody.

    red container of nature's miracle litter box scrubbing wipes

    24. And a cat litter scoop with an extra-large bowl design so you get out as many turds as possible with each scoop. The oversized holes allow litter to sift out while keeping all that gross stuff in the scoop so you can throw it out easily.

    25. A bottle of stain-and-odor eliminator that you should always have on hand in case your massive four-legged friend leaves a massive mess on the carpet.

    26. A Bissell swivel pet vacuum cleaner powerful enough to suck up mounds and mounds of pet hair that's been embedded into your carpet for ages.

    27. A packet of plant-based compostable dog wipes to keep your dog fresh and clean in between washes. They're great for cleaning up muddy paws, crusty faces, or dirty bums.

    person holding up a packet of earth rated dog wipes

    28. An elevated dog bed if your dog insists on staying outside, even during hot days. The elevated bed promotes better airflow, which keeps them cool in the heat.

    three dogs relaxing on elevated dog beds outside

    29. A treat-dispensing toy especially great for pups who get bored with regular toys easily and need something more stimulating to get all their energy out. The unique design causes the toy to bounce around and roll as your dog moves it around, and they'll love how satisfying it is when a piece of kibble pops out!

    30. A dog life jacket for the water-loving dog in your life that will jump into any body of water the moment they see it...but don't actually know how to swim that well. Now they can swim safely and you don't have to worry about jumping in after them to save them.

    31. A pet odor eliminator candle that keeps your house smelling fresh, even if you have a multi-pet household with stinky litter boxes and musty dog beds. People won't even know you have pets when they first walk into your house!

    pet house candle lit in the foreground with a dog and a human cuddling in the background

    32. A birdcage skirt because nothing's worse than finding loose birdseed around the cage and on the floor. Bonus: because it's sheer, light will still stream into the cage, which will keep your birdy happy and healthy.

    33. A tube of wrinkle balm (yes, wrinkle balm!) to apply in your dog's skin folds to prevent infection and irritation. Shar-Peis everywhere are rejoicing.

    before and after picture of a dog with irritated skin wrinkles who has used wrinkle balm

    34. A two-pack of washable leakproof pee pads anyone with a puppy in the house will appreciate. Keep these pads in their crate or play area when they're in the process of being potty trained to easily soak up any accidents.

    Reviewer's dog curled up next to three large pee pads

    35. A dog bed with a waterproof inner layer so even if your dog has an accident while on it, the inside cushion is protected. The outer cover can be removed and is machine-washable, making cleanup a breeze.

    two french bulldogs sitting on a dog bed in the living room

    36. Or a hexagon-shaped dog bed that will hold up against your dog's sharp chompers and nails thanks to an exterior made from a strong canvas fabric. It also has super-fluffy side cushions for your dog to snuggle up against to get the most comfortable sleep of their life.

    dog sitting in a blue hexagon shaped pet bed with cushy sides

    37. A ball launcher if your dog loves to play fetch for hours and hours on end. Thanks to the handle, you can launch the ball farther, meaning you can rest your arm a little longer.

    38. A paw cleaner to prevent your floor from being covered in muddy footprints when your dog comes inside. All you have to do is add water, and the gentle silicone bristles remove caked-on dirt and mud.

    39. A set of foldable stairs if your dog is always jumping on and off the bed and hurting their delicate hips. This way, they can come join you in bed without all the drama.

    white dog standing next to dog stairs leading to the bed

    Our pets can be annoying sometimes, but as long as you have these problem-solving products, you can just focus on how stinkin' cute they are.

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