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    24 Pet Products Reviewers Say Were Recommended By Groomers

    If anyone can rec a grinder that works for skittish dogs, it's a groomer.

    1. A grooming rake that'll help loosen tangles and lighten your pup's undercoat — without the yelps. 

    Promising reviews: "It really gets out the hair from the undercoat of my Aussie without pulling and hurting her. It came highly recommended by my groomer. It really helps with shedding, pulls that undercoat out, and keeps my old girl cool in the Florida heat." —R. Smith

    "This works amazing. I am a groomer and this works really well for the clients who have dogs with a lot of undercoat that’s shedding. I may get a second one for home use. And you can’t beat the price!" —Whitney

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    2. A reusable roller dog hair remover might have you toss your old sticky roller after you see how much fur this reusable one (it has a sturdy brush system) picks up off your beloved couch that both you and your dog basically live on.

    Promising review: "I'm a pet groomer and constantly have hair on my clothes and car. This product works very well to remove hair and is easy to clean!" —Jessica Pittman

    Get it from Amazon for $29.95.

    3. An allergy supplement that reviewers say has helped dogs will all sorts of skin sensitivities scratch and shed less. They have a dose of probiotics and other nutrients said to help improve immune function, aid digestion, promote healthy skin, and add shine to a dog's coat.

    Reviewer before and after photos showing the allergy supplements helped treat their dog's bald patches
    Before photo of a dog with a red, irritated belly
    Same reviewer's dog after taking the allergy supplements, which calmed the dog's skin and made it less red

    Promising review: "Started using this product at the recommendation of our groomer to help with our cocker spaniel’s licking tendency. It seems to be helping so far." —Donna Whittemore

    Get them from Amazon for $28.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $26.07/month).

    4. A dog shampoo to reduce shedding and hopefully keep you from feeling like a giant fur-covered porcupine every time you get up from the couch. 

    Reviewers say that their dogs shed A LOT after the first wash with this deshedding shampoo, but over time they notice less shedding.

    Promising review: "I used to be a professional dog groomer, and this stuff works!! Nothing takes away all the shedding of course, but this stuff and the conditioner really make a huge difference. The key is mostly in the conditioner; you rub it in to the coat, then use a dog dryer (NO heat) to blow the conditioner into the coat backwards. Next rinse out completely and again use the dryer. I like the fact that the ingredients are not full of all kinds of chemicals." —Jon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    5. An oatmeal paw butter that'll soothe cracked and dry paws, whether those poor paws belong to a dog or cat. (Psst, it'd probably be good to buy this before winter!)

    Before of reviewer's cat's chapped paws
    After of reviewer's smooth paws

    Promising review: "As a dog groomer I am constantly using this on cracked paws, noses, and tails. Love the product and great price." —Hailey R

    Get it from Amazon for $9.50 (or Subscribe & Save for $9.03/month).

    6. A detangling shampoo that'll likely have you filming a slo-mo video for your grid of your dog shaking his glossy, NOT tangly ears. 

    Promising review: "I have been a professional dog groomer for over 35 years and this stuff does what it says it will. Even on the most coarse coats it turns it into a thing of beauty; any mats almost fall out. This is a whole new world for me. Who says you can't teach old dogs new tricks? This old dog just learned one." —sandra k. steele

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $14.38/three months).

    7. A nail grinder that, according to reviewers, will be a godsend for pets who hate or can't get to the groomer but are quite good at growing talons. 

    Promising review: "I've got one of those dogs who doesn't like his nails touched and he's got a devoted owner who tried clipping his nails and cut one too short so that was traumatic for both of us! My dog gets horribly car sick and taking him anywhere in the car creates so much angst, but he has to have those nails trimmed. The groomer suggested this product which she actually has and uses on her own dogs and urged me to buy it and give it a try. I ordered it and got it and then was scared to use it on him! But the company follow up provided me with some helpful suggestions and a great amount of encouragement and there is a very happy ending to this story! So I absolutely recommend it." —jazziejay5

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in six colors).

    8. Or nail clippers for impatient pets who won't sit still long enough to let you go at them with a nail grinder.

    A product shot of the clippers, showing their curved edge and rubber gripped handles
    A reviewer showing their dog's recently trimmed nails

    Promising review: "For whatever reason I didn't know trimmers came in sizes. I have a big boy, about 90 lbs. His nails were so hard to cut and I would usually split them. Talked to a groomer and she suggested these. What a big difference! My big boy is very pleased with his nails LOL. Nothing split and quick, clean cut. Ease to hold as well. Very pleased." —Susan E. Snyder

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99

    9. A tearstain remover to brighten your dog's coat by lightening those dark marks around their eyes. It will be especially helpful for dogs with lighter coats.

    puppy with pink tear stains underneath eye
    puppy with less tear stains around their eye

    Promising review: "I have a Maltese who had horrible red tearstaining. My groomer recommended this product and it’s amazing!! I wash her eyes every night with a child's small soft toothbrush and a small amount of this wash and in the morning I clean her eyes with Henry Schein tearstain remover on a cotton pad and her little eyes are white as snow. It’s soap free and has never irritated her eyes... Love it!!" –Stacey

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (or Subscribe & Save for $11.69/three months; available in three sizes).

    10. A handheld shower attachment that has TONS of pro groomer fans in the reviews. Reviewers also keep it at their homes for in-home grooming appointments. 

    A dachshund being washed with the handheld attachment. The water stream is long and thing, so you can brush the water over their body easily and gently.

    Promising review: "I purchased this as I have a groomer who comes to the house to groom my dogs. She absolutely loves it and recommends is now recommending it for all of her clients. She says it relieves any tension in her back and actually gets all of the soap out to where she is using less water than before. That’s a win for me." —ER

    Get it from Amazon for $48.17.

    11. A pet odor-focused candle or room spray that won't smell like an odor-eliminating candle. I swear! They cover up eau de dog without giving you a headache.

    reviewer pic of cat with a candle
    another reviewer's pic of a dog posing with the candle

    In case these Vanna White-like animals aren't convincing enough, check out my full review of One Fur All Pet House candles. (My personal fave is the lavender green tea!)

    Promising review: "My groomer stocks these but is almost out of fragrances. I've tried every candle available but always had problems with too strong a perfume and sooty residue. The Pet House choices are great, they last a long time, and PRODUCE NO SOOT!!! I now use them not just when my labs get a bit gamey but also when I cook fish, my husband has a cigar on the nearby porch, or when I just want to freshen the house. They actually remove odors!. Glad they are available on Amazon Prime!" —JRoos

    Get them from Amazon: candle for $22.95 (34 scents) and room spray for $9.99 (five scents)

    12. A waterless cat bath because your precious angel is really starting to stink, but that isn't something you have to live with! I mean... have you ever tried to give a cat an *actual* bath?

    Promising review: "I used to be a dog groomer. This will forever be my favorite. Never leaves them greasy, they love the smell, and it's not toxic so when them lick themselves it's safe." —Destiny

    Get it from Amazon for $13.82 (or Subscribe & Save for $13.13/month).

    13. An interactive cat toy that'll have your furry family member having a blast. If only you'd known years ago...

    Reviewer photo of their cat standing on its hind legs to grab the toy
    Same reviewer's cat jumping in the air to grab the toy

    Promising review: "It's amazing for the price; cats loved it at first but tired of it fairly soon. I've put it away and will 'spring' it on them again. Our cat groomer has one and seems to manipulate it better than me, so perhaps there's some technique involved. At any rate you won't be sorry; the price is very right for this product." —Rick

    Get it from Amazon for $3.39.

    14. A liquid tartar remover for dogs you just add to their water bowl for a noticeable (sight and smell) reduction in plaque and stinky breath. Here's to glowing vet visits.

    Reviewer photo of their dog's yellow teeth
    Reviewer's photo of their dog's teeth looking white after using the tartar remover

    Promising review: "I purchased this at the recommendation of my dogs groomer. She had noticed that my dogs gum were starting to recede. I immediately started adding this to his water. At his next appointment, 4 weeks later, she could already see a big difference. The added bonus for us was that since our dog was a puppy he had battled tear stains. I had resisted using supplements in the past as they had poor reviews. So, this product helped his teeth, stopped his tear stains and doesn't have negative, win!" —Shireen S.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.89 (or Subscribe & Save for $12.25/month; available in three flavors and two sizes).

    15. Or some dental health powder you can sprinkle on your pet's food for cleaner teeth and fresher breath. 

    A dog's gums looking irritated and red
    The same dog's gums looking less irritated and less red

    Promising review: "My vet kept advising that my dog needed his teeth cleaned but he would have had to be put under anesthesia to do so. My daughter is a dog groomer and someone told her about this product. We tried it and the next time at the vet, they didn't say a word, just made a notation that his teeth could use cleaning. We hadn't been using the product for long at that time. We've continued to use it and his teeth look great. My daughter is now advising her clients to try this when they bring the subject up." —AssateagueMist

    Get it from Amazon for $20.91 (or Subscribe & Save for $18.96/month).

    16. Wondercide Spray seen on Shark Tank that'll serve as a naturally derived alternative to your pet's monthly treatments because fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes are horrible! Your pet doesn't need to speak human words to tell you that!

    person spraying the product on a calm looking golden retriever dog

    Promising review: "I purchased this bc for the first time in 10 years my dog had flea dirt evidence on his tail end and Wondercide was recommended by my groomer. The spray worked great however I’m not crazy about the scent and neither is my dog. Though I never actually saw any fleas I was instructed to spray the area every 2-3 days and after about 10 days I no longer saw any evidence of fleas." —Kimberly Sackmann

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in seven sizes and four scents).

    17. A hair-removing glove for pets who KNOW what you're doing when you pull out a regular brush. They'll think they're getting a total treat but I'll keep our evil secret.

    The grooming glove with silicone nodules, full of hair held in front of a French bulldog
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "I have a Great Pyrenees. This was recommended by my groomer to help reduce all loose hair I sweep up daily. It is good for the loose top coat hair" —Cindy Murphree

    Get it from Amazon for $5.94+ (available in three colors).

    18. A year-round paw protection cream chock full with vitamin E to keep those paws protected against ice and salt in the winter...and then against too-hot sidewalks and sand in the summer.

    Reviewer before and after showing how effective the balm is moisturizing a dog's paw pads