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    25 Basics From Walmart All Dog Owners Should Have

    Here's a short list of things I love more than dogs: nothing. There's nothing on the list.

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    1. A bag of Blue Buffalo dry dog food or wet food every dog in your life will gobble right up.


    Promising review: "This is the best food. Nutritious and delicious, at least that's what all six of my dogs say!" —wvwitch

    Price: $15.98+ for the dry food (available in four sizes) and $25.99 for a 12 cans of wet food

    2. An elevated dog food/water bowl so your furry friend can reach their dinner with ease.


    Price: $11.04+ (available in two sizes)

    3. And a cute dog food mat perfect for pups who make a mess when they come inside to drink water on those hot summer days!


    Price: $8.66 (available in four colors)

    4. An outdoor frisbee that'll float until your dog fetches it from the water like a swimming champion.


    Price: $7.95

    5. An 130-pack of Greenies dental treats ideal for little dogs who need the dog version of a breath mint! These will help reduce tartar and keep your pup's mouth fresh.


    Price: $4.98+ (available in eight sizes)

    6. A bottle of bitter apple spray so your teething puppy can finally meet their match. This spray is pet-safe and bitter tasting to discourage chewing — spray it on furniture, shoes, and anything else your dog should not be putting in their mouth!


    Price: $16.95

    7. A 300 or 600-pack of eco-friendly dog poop bags that do not come on those tiny rolls. These bags are made of recycled materials, and will last you way longer than smaller sizes.


    Is anyone else tired of starting every morning by running around screaming "where are the dog poop bags?!?" or is it just me?

    Price: $11.99+ (available in two sizes)

    8. An adorable doggy raincoat to ensure your good girl/boy is the brightest babe on the block on a cloudy day.


    Price: $11.77 (available in sizes XS–XL and five colors)

    9. A strong leash for anyone who recently let the dog run through the desert with their leash on and now it's covered in cactus spikes (me) — truly there is no such thing as too many leashes when you own a wild pup!


    Price: $12.99 (available in four sizes and two colors)

    10. And an easy-to-step-into harness to slip on your pupper when it's time for walkies! Harnesses are a good option to lessen pulling on the leash.


    Price: $13.99+ (available in three sizes and three colors)

    11. An elevated outdoor pet bed that'll keep the family dog nice and cool, and off the hard, hot ground as they bask in the sun outside.


    Look at this angel, living the life she deserves!

    Price: $38.57

    12. A two-pack of pet hair brush gloves for anyone who is tired of struggling through shedding season. If your pup cringes at the sight of a standard brush, these are a better bet!


    Price: $9.99

    13. An extremely *adogable* dog-themed cookie jar to keep your dog's favorite bones and treats in! My grandma kept her golden retriever's treats in a similar cookie jar growing up, and it was iconic.


    Price: $18.99

    14. A comfy and reflective dog collar so you can keep your pup stylish and safe on walks and adventures!


    Price: $8.99+ (available in three sizes)

    15. And a customizable dog tag to make sure you stay ~pawsitive~ in the event your dog escapes from the backyard; because their name and your phone number will be right there for a good samaritan to find.


    Price: $6.19+ (available in two sizes, six shapes, and nine colors)

    16. A dog ball launcher that'll put "fetch at the park" on the top of your weekend priorities list, as it should be!


    Price: $4.99

    17. A set of five cute fruit/veggie squeaky toys little dogs will want to play with *furever*, especially if it's too gross to go play outside.


    Price: $9.97

    18. A super plush dog bed in a sophisticated newspaper design that just may make your dog Instagram famous once the world sees how precious they are snoozing in this bed!


    Price: $19.99+ (available in three sizes)

    19. An airtight pet food container (with wheels!) designed to hold up to 25 lbs. of kibble for your pup to monch and cronch!


    Price: $16.77

    20. A delish chicken and blueberry waffle dog treat your best buddy will sit, stay, and roll over for at every ~oppawtunity~.


    Price: $5.48 (9 oz.)

    21. A pet stain and odor eliminator so you can easily clean up and avoid permanent carpet damage the next time your pup has an accident.


    Promising review: "This is really a great product. It works great on pet stains, just spray on and the stain disappears. It is the best product I have found that really works as advertised." —Sheba24641

    Price: $7.90

    22. An extra-gentle hydrating oatmeal dog shampoo the professionals trust. If your little angel has irritated/sensitive skin, this will soothe their coat.


    Promising review: "This is the BEST oatmeal shampoo on the market. I have tried dozens of others, but this rinses the cleanest, has a pleasant though not overbearing scent, soothes allergic/irritated skin, and softens the coat. ALL bathers I have had agree that this is the best — even better than shampoos that cost five times as much." —sub60hz

    Price: $4.99

    23. An investment-worthy dog couch for anyone who is at their wits end with dog hair on the furniture. Banishing the dogs to the floor is *ruff* and giving them their own couch is adorable, so...


    Price: $169.99+ (available in two colors)

    24. A hide and seek chipmunk game that'll entertain the goodest girl/boy as they play out all their hunting fantasies on the living room floor.


    Dogs having a good time is an absolute necessity and we all know it!

    Price: $16.82

    25. And a four pack of collapsible dog bowls so you never have to begrudgingly pay a dollar to the man at the gas station who totally thinks you're going to use a plastic cup to steal soda and not use it to give the dog water 🙄 like some kind of monster.


    Price: $9.99

    You and your pup when your Walmart order comes in:

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