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    12 Things That Made Getting A Dog So Much Easier For Me

    I tried pretty much everything, and these were my absolute favorites.

    Hey! I'm Hannah, and just about a year ago I got a puppy. 🐶 His name is Hudson, and he's a Cavapoo.

    To prepare for Hudson's arrival (and also after we brought him home), my boyfriend and I spent hours sifting through hundreds of puppy products online.

    Now that I've been a mother to my very furry son for a year, I wanted to share with you some of the best dog products that made raising a puppy easier.

    1. A mesh Puppia Soft Harness, which lets me walk Hudson without yanking on his collar.

    2. This plush Smart Pet Love Snuggle Puppy Toy that makes soothing sounds — and that, a year later, Hudson still sleeps next to every night.

    3. A Kong Classic Dog Toy, so I have something to fill with treats that'll keep Hudson entertained for hours.

    4. Nature's Miracle Stain & Odor Remover, which I relied on to keep my carpet looking brand-new during Hudson's housebreaking days.

    5. These Bocce's Bakery Dog Treats that come in dozens of flavors even picky eaters will love.

    6. This Bark n Bag Classic Nylon Pet Carrier, for making travel with Hudson a breeze.

    7. Buddy Wash Dog Shampoo, which makes Hudson's coat smell amazing and feel silky smooth.

    8. A Fresh Patch training pad — something that helped us keep our sanity while housebreaking Hudson.

    9. Cute and disposable Pawz Water-Proof Dog Boots that Hudson wears when he romps around in the snow.

    10. These rawhide-free SmartBones Dog Chews that Hudson begs for constantly.

    11. This chic Love Thy Beast Canvas Tote, so traveling around the city with Hudson is easy and ~fashionable~.

    12. This Snoozer Cozy Cave Pet Bed, which quickly became Hudson's favorite napping place in the world.

    What products did you find most useful during your first year of puppyhood? Let me know in the comments!