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    27 Cleaning And Grooming Products On Amazon With Before-And-Afters That’ll Impress Any Pet Owner

    From stain removers to grooming brushes, these create transformations that deserve an award.

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    1. A paw cleaner to prevent your floor from getting 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.

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    Promising review: "I have four dogs in NYC. I have to wash their feet after every walk because the streets are so filthy. It would take me about 10 to15 minutes to clean their paws with a spray bottle and towel. Now, it takes about five minutes. And the towel doesn’t end up filthy. The dirt gets caught in the cup. Plus the dogs seem to like it. The silicone bristles must feel good. A huge thumbs-up!" –Sandra

    Price: $14.99+ (available in three sizes and six colors)

    2. A squeegee broom that actually lifts pet hair out of your carpet in big clumps. Use it on wood and linoleum as well – hair will stick to the rubber head like a magnet. Also: you can use it for your regular cleaning because it has a built-in squeegee for cleaning glass or wiping away liquids.

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    Promising review: "I bought this broom based on the tons of great reviews and I am not disappointed. I love this broom! It is lightweight but sturdy. I have used it on tile floors and carpet and it does a great job of getting the pet hair, lint, and dirt. I like this so much better than our traditional push broom. It is very easy to clean after use just using my hand, unlike our old broom. It also has a telescoping handle so that you can adjust it to whatever height you need. There is also a squeegee for doing the house windows and the car windows. I highly recommend it." —Joyce V

    Price: $12.98

    3. A citrus-scented urine remover anyone with a new puppy needs to have on hand. They'll learn to go outside when ~nature calls~ eventually, but in the meantime, you can clean up any accidents with this and leave your room smelling fresh!

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    Promising review: "A product that reliably eliminates cat urine is basically magic, because cat urine used to be a death sentence to any item. Now I won't use anything other than this product. My cat chooses a rug to pee on a few times a year, and this product saves the rug every time. I've also successfully used it on bathroom tile/grout. The key is to make sure the whole affected area is covered in enough of this stuff, but it will work. If you don't think the smell is gone, you either missed a spot or didn't saturate per the directions. I always keep some in the closet for bad cat moments! Since I've been using this the last five years, I have saved two big rugs, a bathroom mat, and a blanket." —Lacy

    Price: $20.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $19.92/month)

    4. A pet grooming glove with 255 silicone grooming tips that dogs and cats love feeling on their skin. The loose hair sticks to the glove, and you can easily peel the hair off the glove to throw it away.

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    Promising review: "I have two cats, tried a deshedder brush but they hate it and hide the second I take it out, so I was looking for other options and saw these gloves. They turned out to be a life-changer! To my surprise cats absolutely love it! They even purr and roll around to make sure I didn't miss a spot. The layer of fur is easy to peel off from the glove, and the more you collect the easier it gets. Now I am able to bru­sh my cats every oth­er day, since they enjoy it so much, which means less fur on my clothes and everywh­ere else. Very satisfied with this product and would recommend it to cat owners!" –Yana

    Price: $13.99 (available in two colors)

    5. A cat dander spray that conditions your cat's dry skin and reduce that dreaded flakiness. It's infused with oat flour and aloe vera, so the natural ingredients won't irritate your cat's skin.

    before picture on the left of a cat with lots of dander and an after picture on the right of a cat's fur without any dander on it
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    Promising review: "We have an overweight cat who has trouble grooming her back. She was so full of dandruff and greasy fur that I hated petting her We took her to the vet, and he thought it was allergies. We tried prednisone for a while, and it was clear she was less itchy, but the dandruff remained. The vet suggested different food, so we switched to a different flavor (different ingredients) in the same line, and there was no change. Our poor girl looked miserable. We decided to try a bath, but she's 13 years old so we knew she wouldn't enjoy it. While looking for a shampoo for her, I came across this product and decided to try it before torturing her with a bath. After the first application there was a huge difference! After the second application, her dandruff is GONE. We spray her down and then brush her. She is so soft and shiny! She finally looks healthy, and feels good to pet." —Amber Steele

    Price: $6.49 (or Subscribe & Save for $6.17/month)

    6. A pet stain-and-odor remover to make you believe miracles. Seriously – whether you're battling set-in vomit stains or a pee stain on the couch, this thing will get rid of it almost instantly.

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    Promising review: "In our new house we had two spots that smelled cat urine, and when I say smelled I mean reeked, made you throw up bad. Our house is over 5,000 square feet and you could smell it from the other end. Urine was soaked in to carpet, padding, sub-floors and everything. At one point I was thinking it was either a house cat with huge bladder or a small tiger.

    My wife used our commercial carpet steamer, I pulled the carpet and cut the padding, nothing helped until this thing came along. Literally in two hours smell was gone and it stayed that way after two weeks as I write this report. Best money spent." –Amazon Customer

    Price: $19.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $18.97/month)

    7. 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. The formula is tough on stains but gentle on your pets, and it will preserve the look and feel of your carpet.

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    Promising review: "We have three large dogs, and our house is constantly either full of fur, dog toys, mysterious puddles, vomit from yesterday's trash excavation, or your bi-monthly bout of explosive diarrhea. If you're hesitant on the price, which I was at first, your desperation to remove your carpet of brown and yellow spots will be rewarded by giving this a try. When I tell you this stuff is MAGIC IN A BOTTLE, I'm not exaggerating. Vomit, urine, diarrhea, butt juice. I know what you're thinking...'What the hell kinda dogs do they own?!' R & R got all of it out of the carpet. I'll say it again...MAGIC IN A BOTTLE. $20 for magic? Do it. We will never buy another product again for as long as we both shall live. Or at least as long as we have carpet." –Benjamin Poon

    Price: $19.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $18.97/month)

    8. A bird cage cleaner and deodorizer to get rid of those stubborn bird dropping stains. It gives off a nice fresh scent and won't leave behind a weird residue like other cage cleaners.

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    Promising review: "This works quickly and easily to clean bird poop off of all kinds of surfaces. I spritz it, leave it for a few minutes, then wipe right off! Way better than the soaking, scraping, and scrubbing I’ve always had to do. So much easier! Especially on the wooden perches, and my window sills where my birds love to sit. It has a very nice, clean smell that’s kind of plant-y and very fresh. Awesome for bird lovers, so glad I gave it a try and won’t go without it from now on!" —Leah

    Price: $12.99+ (or Subscribe & Save for $12.34/month; available in three sizes)

    9. A pet hair remover that will amaze you with how easily it lifts hair off of your clothes, furniture, and blankets. No more finding stray pet hairs on your favorite yoga pants!

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    Promising review: "We live in a household that contains two humans, two dogs, and two cats. It's a real Noah's Ark furnished with a black sectional couch. Our dogs absolutely hate the vacuum. So much so they will attack the cleaner head with their vicious bite even before we power it on. This makes the task of cleaning our couch extremely unpleasant and nearly impossible. Thanks to Chom Chom, we no longer have this problem! With a simple, quick, SOUNDLESS sweep, we're able to keep our couch pet-hair-free in blissful peace. This tool does an amazing job picking up pet hair but not so much with crumbs. We were so impressed, we gifted these as Christmas presents for all of our pet-loving friends." –Magpie

    Price: $24.95

    10. A wood polish and conditioner if your cat loves to scratch up your furniture when you aren't looking. This will restore it to its original glory, and you'll be so happy you don't have to get rid of your favorite wooden dresser anymore.

    before shot on top of scratched wooden furniture and after shot of restored wooden furniture
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    Promising review: "I honestly can’t believe how well this stuff works. Like magic it restored pet claw- AND pet water bowl-damaged wood all over my house. I am amazed at the results. Thank you!" —Nicole Thomas

    Price: $14.45

    11. A pack of stain-removing pads that you can place on top of gross pet stains and then just leave it there for a few hours or overnight. You'll literally wake up to a fresh, spotless carpet!

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    Promising review: "Our poor older pup started having some incontinence issues and had several accidents in the house. I was really frustrated until I found these. They work amazingly well. They're small, so if the area was larger I had to use two or three, but they pulled up stains and saved the house from being smelly. I even used one on an older stain (that I'm pretty sure wasn't pet related) and it came up after leaving it on for about 24 hours. I make sure to keep a supply of these in the house at all times now." —MC

    Price: $24.99 for a pack of 20

    12. A heavy-duty Bissell vacuum to pick up every speck of dander and pet hair, which helps eliminate lingering odors in your house. It has a special brush that gets deep into the carpet to suck up hair, and you can try out specialized attachments that get into hard-to-reach corners.

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    Promising review: "LOVEEE this vacuum!! We have three kids and a lab mix who sheds like you've never seen before. This vacuum sucked up an unbelievable amount of fur, crumbs, and gunk after one use. It kind of disgusted me that our old vacuum was leaving this much behind, but made it that much more exciting that this new one cleaned so well. It's fairly lightweight, maneuvers nicely, and not very loud. I love that the edge brushes really get the edges of walls — it collected a ton of extra fur that collects in those spots. I still have to test the handheld tools but have no doubt those will be impressive too!" —M Wolf

    Price: $99.99

    13. Or this robot vacuum that you can program to run for a few hours every day to control the amount of pet hair on the floor. You'll still want to use an upright vacuum once a week, but this will make that clean-up much more manageable.

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    Promising review: "After running Eufy for nearly two months now, I can confidently say I absolutely LOVE it! It is amazing on my hardwood floors. It picks up sooo much fine dust brought in by my two German shepherds! They shed year-round! And it’s super effective with pet hair! Wow! I use Eufy once a day for a little more than hour, emptying and cleaning the brushes out about three to four times during use. It seriously has been life-changing, keeping my floors cleaner than sweeping! Great purchase and I would highly recommend!!" —Jacqueline M

    Price: $149.99 (available in two colors)

    14. A toothpaste to reduce tartar and plaque formation, which will help get rid of nasty dog breath. After using this for just a few weeks, you'll see a noticeable difference on how much cleaner and shinier their chompers are.

    before and after of dog teeth after using toothpaste
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    Promising review: "Brought my 7lb., 7-1/2 yr. old Chihuahua to the vet yesterday for his checkup, tests, and shots. During his exam the vet who I've been using for all my dogs since I moved here in 1993 complimented my dogs teeth. She said "what do you do to keep his teeth so nice? He should be a poster dog for canine dental hygiene." I told her that I use Petrodex Enzymatic Toothpaste every morning applying it with a small piece of damp gauze bandage. I put a dot or two on it and use my index finger to get all around his tiny little teeth. Anyway, it made me feel real good knowing that the little time I spend every morning is noticed by a pro." –George J. Kraus

    Price: $9.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $9.49/month)

    15. A snout soother stick if your dog has a cracked, irritated snout and you've tried everything else to make them feel better. It's made out of organic and all-natural ingredients, so it'll be gentle on their sensitive snout as it slowly heals.

    before shot of irritated snout and after shot of healed snout
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    Promising review: "Well, I have never before been so shocked at the effectiveness of a product. Our 5-year-old Frenchie, Carol, had a nose that was so crusty, it was sprouting these long strands of more crust. There was literally crust on crust on crust. The nose had strings of crust. This nose was so crusty and repulsive, it was almost beautiful. Her nose might have resembled the rarest, most exotic geode to be mined from the rarest mine in Guatemala. A friend recommended this snout soother for Carol's repulsive nose. I was worried she would just lick it all off and it wouldn't work. We never imagined she could have a regular, soft, moist nose again. Honestly, this product is some black magic stuff! Unbelievable results in three to five days. No one paid me to write this." —Brittany

    Price: $7.95 (or Subscribe & Save for $7.55/month)

    16. A cleaning magnet that will get rid of algae that fogs up the fish tank. Now you'll be able to properly admire your fish as they swim around.

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    Promising review: "Does a fantastic job cleaning the algae — even old stubborn build-up growth — off the inside of my glass aquarium. Works even better than I expected, and the felt pad on the bit that's in contact with the outside of the glass does a decent job cleaning off any water spots and finger/hand-prints. Also, I have degenerative osteoarthritis, peripheral and small-fiber neuropathy, and hEDS (among other issues), all of which make it very difficult for me to do much of anything with my hands. I wasn't sure if I'd be able to use this thingy, but it was a lot less difficult than I thought it would be." —Franklin

    Price: $8.80+ (available in four sizes)

    17. A professional-quality urine eliminator to use with an upright vacuum so you won't have to call a cleaning service the next time your puppy has an accident on your brand-new rug. Bonus: it discourages your pets from urinating in the same spot again.

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    Promising review: "I am so buying more of this stuff!! My family loves animals, so we have four dogs and three cats!!! Well when a couple of the dogs were puppies and being house-trained, we had many accidents on our downstairs carpet. We tried cleaning them all up really well but sometimes the smell would go away but there would be a stain. Well I finally got around to carpet cleaning the carpet with this stuff and it worked so good!! No stains left whatsoever and my downstairs area now smells so good!! I have to say they nailed the smell on this very well; both my husband and I really liked the smell it gave off. Totally recommend!! I am buying more to do my upstairs now!!!" –Dawn Armstrong

    Price: $21.99

    18. A pet ear cleaner that safely and gently eliminates dirt, debris, and built-up wax so your dog can stop pawing at their ears all the time.

    before and after photos of an ear that's been treated with a pet ear cleaner
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    Promising review: "This ear cleaner was recommended by my vet. My dog (a dachshund mix) has floppy ears which are prone to getting infections, especially after swimming in any body of water. I used this (everyday, once in the morning and once at night) when she got an infection after swimming in a river and after a few weeks her ears were finally back to normal. I’ll probably continue to use this as recommended once every week to make sure her ears are clean (using cotton balls to clean out any excess moisture) to try to avoid any further infections. Will also try to be more conscious to clean immediately after any swimming as well." –DJ Kool-Aid

    Price: $12.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $12.34/four months; available in two scents)

    19. A SpotBot hands-free stain cleaner so you don't have to get on your hands and knees to scrub at pet stains. Just place it over a stain, press the button, and watch in amazement as it does its job perfectly.

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    Promising review: "This machine is amazing. I was shocked. My dogs had a severe diarrhea blowout from getting into some people food and garbage. My carpet looked beyond repair. We used the cleaning solution that came with it and also used Nature's Miracle carpet shampoo liquid. I am sold on the SpotBot. It is fabulous and gets out any set-in stain. Not a trace left and we didn't have to do a thing but move the machine to a different spot when it was done. No work for us!" —MK

    Price: $149

    20. A handheld vacuum that will pick up pet hair in even the hardest places to reach. The rubber nozzle works great on stairs, and if your couch cushions have a thin layer of pet hair all over them, this will eliminate the problem with ease. Pop off the canister and empty it out when you're all done!

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    Promising review: "Holy crap!! Are you skeptical when it comes to buying stuff online? ME TOO! That's why I figured all of these rave reviews were a crock of crap. I've seriously bought every kind of vacuum out there, including the Rumba, which is about as intelligent as a cotton swab. But I have four cats and a golden retriever, so I was getting desperate! I believe the saying is… a picture is worth a thousand words. Check mine out (above)! Of note — the 'before' picture was taken of my dog's bed AFTER it went through the washer and dryer. Look at all of that left-behind hair!!! And the 'after' picture was taken after only THREE MINUTES spent vacuuming her bed. I. Am. SOLD! BTW, I've NEVER taken the time to review a product before, just FYI." —Luka Chan

    Price: $36.99

    21. A grooming brush to tackle your dog's undercoat, dead hair, and tangles. Watch as their coat becomes beautiful, shiny, and fluffy right in front of your eyes.

    before shot on the left of a tangled matted coat and an after shot of very fluffy orange coat
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    Promising review: "Great product! I have a 5-month-old lab who would scream when I brushed her. With this brush, she relaxes and I get five times as much hair off. I didn't know she had that much loose hair! Buying another for my brother!" —Katie Boone

    Price: $14.97

    22. An air purifier that traps all the pet dander that's floating in the air, which will help out your allergies. It's about time you stopped sneezing a dozen times a day!

    before and after shot of an air purifier filter
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    Promising review: "It is really quiet, even at the highest setting. I was pleasantly surprised. It leaves the air smelling fresh. I removed the pre-filter a few times and vacuumed off the dust and dog hairs it had collected. My allergies have been much better since I purchased this unit. Had a problem with dust mites and pet dander, and this air purifier seems to be eliminating the allergens from my house." —Amazon Customer

    Price: $89.99+ (available in three colors)

    23. A tear stain remover to brighten your dog's coat by eliminating those dark marks around their eyes, especially on dogs with white coats.

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    Promising review: "I have been using this product for a year now. A little goes along way. I use a wet rag with a little drop of this and clean her eyes every once in a while. It has a light scent which is nice. My dog is a Maltese-Shih Tzu mix and this gets the red around her eyes out. It works so well!" –Deanna Franklin

    Price: $10.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $10.44/month)

    24. Wrinkle wipes – apply them to your dog's skin folds to prevent infection and irritation. Shar-Peis and bulldogs everywhere are rejoicing.

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    Promising review: "I have a French Bulldog and no matter how many times I baby wipe and dry his wrinkles a day, they are always so irritated. I felt soo bad for him. He was constantly rubbing his face on my bed, the couch, rugs etc so itch his wrinkles. They were so red and full of bacteria. The first picture is right before I used the wipes for the first time. You can see how red and gross his wrinkles is!! The second picture is the morning after the FIRST USE!! Literally used two wipes on his face and it has dramatically gotten so much better. I’m so happy I found these wipes and will continue using them for my little guy!! These are a must if you have a bulldog, pug, or any dog with wrinkles!!" –mj_photography_webdesign

    Price: $19.97+ (or Subscribe & Save for $18.97/month; available in two sizes)

    25. Or these dental wipes that are so much easier to use than that flimsy toothbrush your dog hates using, anyway. This wipes away plaque and tartar, and the apple and mint flavor of the wipes will leave your dog's breath smelling extra fresh.

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    Promising review: "I wasn't sure about these when I ordered them, but my pups actually look forward to getting their teeth wiped down now! It must be the taste because they seem to really enjoy the wipes!" –Kelly

    Price: $12.99

    26. A deshedding tool for long-haired cats that removes the undercoat without hurting their skin or damaging their precious topcoat. When you've accumulated lots of dead fur on the brush, just press the eject button to release all the hair.

    a huge clump of pet hair next to the furminator
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    Promising review: "I was very hesitant to purchase a brush for my cat's shedding that cost over $20. His shedding is just terrible and I'm out of ideas. I don't want the poor guy to end up in surgery, stuffed with fur. So I went for the Furminator. To my surprise, after daily brushing for about a week, I think I've removed a good 75% of his thick under coat. I brush about 5-10 minutes daily, and get about a handful of hair with each session. His coat looks so much better! I think it even put a little pep in his step! Unfortunately I cant keep him in the bathroom, or outside while brushing, so my living room carpet is paying the price. It flies everywhere. But it's getting that under coat shedding under control and we are both very happy customers!" –Desirie

    Price: $19.66+ (available in two sizes)

    27. A bottle of medicated dog shampoo that fights against parasites and treats fungal and bacterial infections. If your dog has flaky, scaly skin, this will help as well. As a human, we know how annoying it is when we get dandruff, so we don't want our dogs to feel that either!

    before photo of a dog with flaky white spots on it and a dog after shampooing without flakes on the skin
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    Promising review: "I've been fighting severe dandruff with my 13-year-old Chihuahua for a few years with veterinarian-directed treatments. The dog had not wanted me to pet or hold her much anymore, which I assumed was because of her arthritis and chronic slipped disc in her neck (treated with daily pain meds and muscle relaxers), and due to being an elderly dog. In desperation at the flaky mess that recently increased again (her dandruff seems to get worse whenever her arthritis seems to be worse), I tried this shampoo and even my veterinarian was impressed with how much my dog's coat cleared up after just the first use!! After the third shampooing, the dandruff was almost completely gone, even a week later. The best part, though? My dog suddenly wants to be held and petted non-stop!!! I guess her skin irritation was causing enough discomfort previously that she didn't want her skin touched. Now she seems to feel better and her coat looks great!" –Jodi

    Price: $8.96 (or Subscribe & Save for $8.51/month)

    You'll be so gleeful after cleaning up with these products that you might just jump for joy:

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