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    21 Cleaning Products From Amazon You'll Probably Want If You're A Pet Owner

    Everything pet-lovers need to keep their homes clean from mini carpet cleaners to odor eliminators.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed collects a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A pet hair broom and squeegee that'll make you wonder what your traditional broom was actually doing. The rubber's electrostatic properties attract the hair (whether it's littering your wood floors or wedged deep into your plush carpets) and push it all together into a compact pile that you can pick up and toss in the trash without much fuss.

    A model using the rubber broom to sweep up dirt and pet hair
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    Promising review: "I bought this broom two years ago, and it is still going strong! I have four large breed dogs and we have fur everywhere! This works so well! I am always amazed at what this picks up even after I just ran the vacuum. If you remove the head from the handle you can use it to do in all the crevices along baseboards where fur gets trapped on the carpets. I also use it that way to do the carpet corners on the stairs. Lastly, I use it to get dust and cobwebs off the floors and ceilings. It truly is a super tool." —roseanne

    Get it from Amazon for $15.10 (available in five sizes).

    2. A 100-pack of grooming wipes so they won't track dirt in every time they return from a romp in the dog park. They are large enough for big puppers, are made of sustainably harvested bamboo fiber, and made of hypoallergenic ingredients such as aloe vera that will keep their coats and paws conditioned.

    The bamboo-based, hypoallergenic grooming wipes in front of a large dog
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    Promising review: "My Pom-A-Poo has super-sensitive skin, and these wipes work really well. The wipes don't irritate him or leave a rash. They are great for people like me who live in places where the sidewalks are salted often. They help me get the salt off his paws, then moisturize them with the green tea extract. I use these every time we go out for a walk so that the city germs don't get on my furniture or in my bed. The scent is pleasant without being overwhelming... They remind me of the fresh, clean smell of baby wipes. These wipes are paw-fect all around!" —Sconniegirl

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (or Subscribe & Save for $10.79, available as unscented and in four pack sizes).

    3. A pooper scooper that'll make this particular chore way less gross. The bag-lined swivel bin is large enough to handle quite a few poops and the rake will make it easier to pull them out of the grass.

    A model pushing dog poop into a bag-covered swivel bin with a rake
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    Promising review: "With three dogs, scooping the yard is a never-ending job. With the Arm & Hammer Swivel bin and rake, there is no more bending to pick up the doggy droppings. I am able to easily use the rake to push the droppings into the bag-covered bin. When I am done cleaning up the yard, I just simply remove the plastic bag from the scoop, tie it off, and throw it in the trash. I spray the rake with the hose, then clip the rake onto the scooper for easy storage. I really like this handy scooper. It makes a very icky job much easier to handle." —Kelly Eldred

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    4. And the matching swivel bin liner bags to do a much better job of disguising the stench than your old grocery bags.

    A model tucking a liner bag into the swivel bin
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    Promising review: "These bags fit on my Arm & Hammer swivel bin just right to keep them from getting soiled. Once filled, they are easy to remove from the bin. They have a little bit of deodorant on them to help combat the pet poop odor. I just tie them up and drop them in my waste bin with no worries about spillage. I highly recommend them, especially if you have the Arm & Hammer swivel bin." —T. McTier

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    5. A stain-remover pad, so you never have to do any scrubbing or blotting again. Just stomp on the pad, leave it to soak for a few hours if it's a tough stain, then toss it in the garbage. No rinsing necessary.

    Reviewer's picture of sheets removing pee stains with caption "wow these things are amazing"
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    Promising review: "These pads are pretty amazing! I had stains in the carpet that were about a month old. I took the pad from the packet, placed it over the stain, stomped on it for a few seconds, and returned two hours later and the carpet looks like the stain never existed. These will definitely come in handy." —review

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    6. Or a professional-strength stain and odor remover if your pet absolutely opens the floodgates when they have accidents in the house. This product has over 25,000 reviews on Amazon and almost all of them are positive. 'Nuff said.

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    Promising review: "I was a little skeptical about trying a new product, but I am glad that I did. I started with the worst pet stain in my house to really test this. I sprayed the center of the stain, waited the recommended sitting time of 10 mins, blotted with a towel, and bam! The stain was demolished. Couldn't be more happier with the product. This stuff works like a charm and I am very pleased with it. The scent isn't overpowering. Pictures from start to finish for proof that this stuff really works! I would also recommend a carpet brush for really bad stains such as mine, as it helps work the product into the carpet so it can do its magic." —Ricky

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $18.87).

    7. A four-pack of charcoal bags so you can deodorize the rooms that smell like dog without using perfumes and chemicals that don't really smell that much better and can be dangerous for your furry friends. If you place them in the sun to dry out every month or so, they can last up to two years.

    A blue, pyramid-shaped bag of charcoal
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    Promising review: "These charcoal bags are super cute and have made a noticeable difference in my apartment. I have a little dog that sometime forgets that she is supposed to pee outside. No matter how well I cleaned my carpets, there was always a slight odor left behind. Now, the scent is completely gone! I am very happy with these and will order them again once the charcoal has run its course." —Koby McInnis

    Get it from Amazon for $20.99.

    8. A grooming sprayer and scrubber tool for the pets who just hate getting a bath. This tool can be easily attached to the shower or hose so that you can manage the pressure and have a bit more control over the stream.

    A hand directing the grooming tool at a dog
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    Promising review: "I'm so grateful for this product. I have two Yorkies who have always hated bath time. I wasn't too fond of it myself. The whole task of bathing them was complicated and messy and involved the cringe-worthy process of having to put them in a rubber bin and rinse them with dirty bathwater. Aquapaws, on the other hand, allows me to guide a low or high-pressure stream of water directly onto my dogs, which I can use to provide a calming presoak and an efficient and more powerful rinsing. Missed soapy spots are no longer an issue and navigating around their nose and face area is much easier. The best thing about this product is the design of the hand pad, which allows me to dispense water in more of a petting-the-dog motion, which my dogs don't seem to mind. This was the first bath I've given in five years that wasn't met with resistance. I can't believe I took this long to buy Aquapaws!" —Ava Wise

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    9. A pet hair remover that works better, is less wasteful, and is way more effective than a lint roller. It uses a long row of micro-bristles to pick up hair and has a base that pulls all of the hair off the brush in one stroke.

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    Promising review: "I have two dogs and a cat, so there is pet hair all over my house. I purchased the option for large furniture and tested it on my cat's bed and was impressed by all of the hair it picked up! I also tested it on clothes and consider them to be a great alternative to sticky lint rollers, which are wasteful and an unnecessary expense." —Kristianna B.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four sizes).

    10. A bagless, upright vacuum cleaner with a clear window to the dirt bin, so you can see that you've basically sucked a second creature out of your carpet. It's got a triple-action brush roller that'll actually capture the massive amounts of hair your dog sheds every day, no matter what type of flooring you have.

    The vacuum's dirt bin being emptied of large amounts of hair into the garbage can
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    Promising review: "My previous vacuum was a $500 pet-hair-specific, top-end model, but this is the best vacuum I've ever owned. It was simple to put together, and the hose, cord, and tools all fit well in their spaces. It is fairly lightweight and easy to maneuver. I have a very itchy 12-year-old black lab who spends most of his day rubbing and rolling about on my new carpet. He rubs clumps of hair ground into the fibers on a daily basis, and, even though I pre-raked with a Furminator, my other vacuum just couldn't keep up with the hair.

    This Bissell sucked up all the hair, sawdust, and a ton of dirt that I didn't realize was there. I even used it in the rec room, where I had given up and ignored the mess ground into the outdoor carpeting for the last two months, and it worked. My sister was so impressed that she just ordered one for herself!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99.

    11. A lightweight, compact carpet cleaner, because everything else is basically only a temporary solution if you live with animals. It has a brush roll that is specifically designed for cleaning pet messes, a dual-tank system that keeps the dirty water from the clean, and a heating element that will ensure that your carpet dries in a jiffy.

    The carpet cleaner cutting a bright, clean line on a dark, dirty carpet
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    Promising review: "I live in a one-bedroom apartment with three people and four animals, so the carpet is going to get pretty bad no matter how much we vacuum. I honestly didn't realize how bad it was until we used this carpet cleaner. It is the perfect size for an apartment and is extremely easy to use. The empty and refill containers are so easy to use, so I don't mind if I have to empty and refill them multiple times for one room. This carpet cleaner is so worth the price." — llekcm1991

    Get it from Amazon for $109.

    12. A 50-pack of dander-reducing wipes that'll make your kitty even softer and more beautiful than they already are. They also ease irritation, moisturize skin, and prevent shedding which will be great for both you and your little angel.

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    Promising review: "These wipes are great. I have a senior cat who had heavy dander and shedding, even with frequent brushing. After using these wipes three times a week, theu have greatly reduced the dander, dandruff, and shedding. Her fur is shinier and softer. I also use them on my younger, long-haired cat and have noticed less shedding and matting." —Etain E.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.49.

    13. An air purifier so you can get rid of your sneezing and the itchiness in your eyes without getting rid of your beloved pets. This small but mighty machine will quickly clean the air of all the pet dander, pet hair, and any other allergens that might be aggravating you using a very quiet fan.

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    Promising review: "To be honest, I did not expect this little guy to suck much dust or dander out of the air, but I am very impressed. I have two cats which I have mild allergies to, but this seems to have totally resolved those issues. I have two of these and a larger model in different areas of my 800-square-foot apartment and, after six months of using them, I think every home needs an air purifier. Cleaning is so much easier now as there isn't much dust on my furniture. I would definitely recommend this product to everyone." —Hunter

    Get it from Amazon for 89.99+ (available in two colors).

    14. A vet-formulated enzymatic toothpaste and toothbrush because you need something that effectively cleans their teeth without making the process too unpleasant for the both of you. The toothpaste isn't as stinky as other brands of toothpaste, and the triple-headed tooth-brush will do a much better job cleaning all sides of their teeth.

    Dog licking the toothbrush
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    Promising review: "My dog hates having her teeth brushed and hates the flavor of every single other toothpaste I've tried. Surprisingly, she doesn't mind the taste of this one. I like the ingredients in this toothpaste because she's a very sensitive, epileptic pup. I also love the triple-headed toothbrush so much. Seriously, the first time I used it, I was so excited to reach all sides of her teeth that I actually teared up a little. It has cut the amount of time I spend trying to brush her teeth dramatically and, as a result, she's more tolerant. I have noticed a significant difference between the performance of this brand and those I've tried in the past. Her breath is starting to smell better and the plaque seems to soften considerably faster."Courtney Gantt

    Get it from Amazon for $10.43 (or Subscribe & Save for $9.91).

    15. A self-cleaning, hooded litter box so you don't have to obsessively scoop out their poop in order to prevent your home from smelling. Just toss the tray every other week or so and the box will do the rest of the work for you.

    The self-cleaning litter box with a purple roof
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    Promising review: "I just moved into a smaller apartment and needed a better litter box for my two cats. This self-cleaning litter box was my best purchase all year. Once it scoops away the poop, the smell immediately leaves the room. The pee just evaporates. The cats immediately gravitated to it because they realized it was always clean. I've had it for a week and a half now, but it is not yet full. The disposable trays are convenient but pricy, so I purchased the reusable, plastic bottom. I am very satisfied with this litter box and so are my cats." —John

    Get it from Amazon for $169.95 (available in two colors and two formats).

    16. And a 40-pound box of cat clumping cat litter that'll seal in odor and create solid rock clumps that are easy to scoop without releasing any dust.

    A cat in a box of the litter
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    Promising review: "Because my cat has asthma, I did a lot of research to find the good litter for him. This clumping litter is dust-free and easy to clean. My cat loves it!" —Maryszj

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

    17. A cat litter mat for knowing your cat will stop tracking litter all over the house. It's soft on paws, water-resistant, and machine-washable.

    The large, gray cat litter mat
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    Promising review: "This mat is great! It catches 90% of the litter that the cat paws at and carries out on their paws. It's a spongy material that is easy to vacuum. I really like it." —Nikki

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99 (available in two colors).

    18. A 30-pack of pet-mess towels that are 10 times more absorbent than regular paper towels. The leak-proof backing ensures that you never have to experience the icky feeling of pee or poo seeping through the towel and onto your hands. 🤢

    A foot stepping on an Abzorbitall towel (which is ten times more absorbent than a paper towel) that is flipped up to show the pee stain on the bottom side
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    Promising review: "These are ideal as I have a hound who is still in the housebreaking stage. She is mostly housebroken, but will wet if excited or if she can't wait. These towels are much more absorbent than traditional paper towels and, to make a good thing even better, it make clean ups so much easier. I love the protective barrier in these paper towels so one's hands need never make contact with the pet's waste." —BeatleBangs1964

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49 or Subscribe & Save for $12.82.

    19. A fabric protector, because this'll help you get through the house-training phase without hiding all of your rugs and wrapping all of your furniture in plastic. Once you spray it, the mess will sit on the surface until you blot it away.

    Water beading on upholstery
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    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing! Although I have two big dogs, a cat, and host regular barbecues at my house, I own a white-and-tan rug. I put this fabric protector on auto-ship and spray it every month. It works really well! Strawberry-rhubarb jam, cat vomit, and coffee have spilled on this rug and, with this treatment, been easily removed with a carpet cleaner! If you have pets or a lighter rug, this stuff is amazing!" —Vernon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $18.97).

    20. A six-pack of laundry balls if your clothing always looks like you just rolled around with your dogs, no matter how many times you wash them.

    A blue laundry ball covered in hair balls
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    Promising review: "I have two Great Pyrenees that shed long, white hair everywhere! My husband wears black T-shirts to work everyday, so I have been looking for something to remove hair from the washer or dryer so that he doesn’t have to lint-roll every day. These are AMAZING! I did not have high expectations but, as you can see, these balled the hair up and caught it. They also help keeps my clothes from tangling! I am so happy they worked." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    21. And a bottle of natural insecticide that'll clear the bugs out of your home without harming your pets.

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    Promising review: "I have pets and am always concerned about using chemicals around them, so this is a great product." —Annette Swenson

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99 (available in four scents and two sizes).

    You once you realize that there is no pet mess you can't handle:

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