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    25 Practical Things From Chewy That’ll Help Solve Problems You Thought You Were Stuck With

    Watch even the most consistent pet problems fade away with these handy products.

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    1. An airtight food storage container to keep your pet's food as fresh as possible. They get the best tasting food. You don't have to deal with the smell. Win win. Plus it has wheels so you can get the food to the bowl with ease.

    The storage container holding dog food

    Promising review: "I was so glad when my old container finally broke so I could buy this one. I really like the wheels which roll smoothly and make dispensing/storing so easy. The airtight lid keeps the food very fresh and crunchy. It is built to last for a long time. I’m very satisfied with this purchase." —Ursula

    Price: $13.99

    2. A gravity refill pet waterer, because filling up the water dish every day is a hassle! Even if you have the thirstiest pet in the world you can fill this up and not worry about a refill for days. Plus, it comes in three sizes for all types of pets.

    A dog drinking out of the waterer

    Promising review: "I use this waterer out in the garage where my cats like to bask on warm days. The reservoir is just the right size. Big enough to hold a substantial amount of water, but small enough for me to lift when it's time to clean and refill." —Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $16.16

    3. An indoor/outdoor pet crate to make packing up your pet as easy as possible. They won't be scared of this comfortable hideaway. Use it so they have shade in the park or if you need to take them to the vet.

    A dog sitting in the outdoor crate

    Promising review: "My dog loves this crate. We got it for a trip and she was perfectly content in there if we had to leave her for a few hours. At home I keep it in my office. She will hang out in there and take naps. Folds down nicely for travel. We have the small size for my dog who is 20 lbs. Plenty of room for her." —Jenn

    Price: $66.59 (available in five sizes) 

    4. A cat and dog ramp, because your pet is tired of having to jump onto the couch and the bed. They're also tired of using the stairs. Let them walk up to that elevated surface at their own pace. The carpet ensures comfort for their little paws, as well.

    A cat climbing down the ramp

    Promising review: "Both Izzy and Charlie like being able to snuggle in bed, and this allows them to come and go as they please without whining and barking at us to pick them up - that right there is worth all the money! Well-made, nice looking, and very sturdy." —Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $109.99

    5. An easy grip stake so you don't have to tie your buddy to a bench or a pole at the park. We love our pets even if they can get a bit too excited in the outdoors. This portable stake includes a tie out cable so you can find your own spot to chill with your pet and not worry about them running off.

    A dog wearing a leash attached to the stake

    Promising review: "My seven-month-old puppy is about 45 lbs and this is perfect for my backyard as well as campsites. The stake is really good and easy to drill into the ground." —Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $12.61 (available in two sizes)

    6. A beginning groomer kit so you can take care of your pet right at home! Who needs to make an appointment for overpriced groomers so your pet can be scared the whole time? Give your little angel the spa treatment yourself.

    the grooming kit

    Comes with nail scissors, a flea comb, a double-sided brush, and a slicker brush.

    Promising review: "I was very pleasantly surprised by the quality and variety of this pack at such a reasonable price. They really do a nice job of grooming our old cat and she purrs the whole time." — Cheryle

    Price: $13.86

    7. A dog and cat fountain to make sure your pet gets the freshest water possible. When you put water out in the morning, it can be undrinkable by the end of the day. Bugs will fly into it (yuck). It can spill. This fountain continuously filters the water so your pet can get maximum refreshment whenever they want.

    a cat drinking out of the fountain

    Promising review: "It works great. My dog took to it right away which is a nice surprise. We've bought an expensive dog bowl before and she wouldn't use it! This is a nice simple design. Easy to clean and fill." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $22.36

    8. A travel car ramp, because you need to get your dog in the car for your next adventure! The ramp folds up which makes it easy to store. Then just unfold it, put it against the backseat or the trunk, and get your buddy comfortable to hit the road. No more picking them up or making them jump.

    A large dog climbing the ramp into a car trunk

    Promising review: "This is a great ramp. It is easy to use - just unfold it and put it where you need it. It's also easy for our 17-year-old dog to use, and if that's not a test of a piece of equipment, I don't know what is." — Lulu

    Price: $47.99

    9. A training pad holder so your pads stay right where you left them. You put them in a spot for a reason right? Not so your buddy could drag them all over the floor. Keep them in place with this handy holder.

    the training pad holder

    Promising review: "I have been looking for a tray that fits 23x23 pads, fits exactly in an x pen just big enough for the potty tray, has an easy-to-wash top grid (so puppy cannot eat pads), is sturdy and prevents spillover at edges--this is the absolute BEST potty tray out there! Could not be happier. Quick delivery too!" — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $23.74

    10. A clip-on food scooper for making feeding time easier than ever. Now everything you need stays right there with the bag of food. Keep the bag sealed with the clip. Then when it's time to eat, open the bag and use the scooper.

    the food scooper

    Promising review: "Handy little tool that measures just the right amount of food for my pet at each meal with a detachable bag clip to keep his food sealed up between servings." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $6.79

    11. A self-cleaning litter box because you live in the future. Take all the hassle out of cleaning and maintaining your cat's litter box with this compact machine. There is even an app that measures the amount of waste. Simply empty the tray when it's full and you're all done.

    the self-cleaning litter box

    Promising review: "I hope the "inventor(s)" received good Christmas bonus for this machine! It truly is everything they claim it to be...very hard to find a way to offer constructive criticism. Simply a wonderful box, can't imagine going backwards from this; wouldn't want to!" — Herman

    Price: $499

    12. A vinyl raincoat for pups who live in rainy areas. Whether it's raining or not, your buddy needs their exercise. With this handy little coat you can provide while saving yourself that wet dog smell. What a blessing!

    the dog wearing the see-through raincoat

    Promising review: "I couldn't be happier with this purchase. For reference, my dog is a Miniature Schnauzer Yorkie and I got her a Medium and it fits to perfection. She does not like to go outside when it rains and now she does not mind :) She gets covered from head to tail." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $13.99 (available in sizes XXS–XXL)

    13. A tote bag for carrying all your pet essentials in one handy container. Food. Water. Bowls. Toys. Anything and everything you need to take your pets on an extended journey fits right here.

    the tote bag

    This comes with a placemat, two collapsible travel bowls made of silicone and two extra storage containers to keep their favorite food and tasty treats on hand.

    Promising review: "This tote can also be used as a backpack. Toys, food, treats and everything my dogs need for a good hike fits in it." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $33.60

    14. A big dog harness that will fit even the largest, cuddliest pups in the world. Big dogs deserve to be comfortable on the leash, as well. This harness comes in multiple sizes to ensure your pup is safe and secure no matter what.

    a large dog wearing the harness

    Promising review: "We got this a few weeks ago. Seems very well made and sturdy. I got lucky on the size. I didn't have to adjust it at all for our husky mix. It's easy to put on which comes in handy when you have a hyper dog twirling around in excitement as you're attempting to put it on. I'm glad I ordered it." — Rachel

    Price: $19.99 (available in sizes M–XXL)

    15. A towel for your pets because drying fur is not the same as drying skin! This microfiber material is extra absorbent to get all the water off your pet, and now you have a towel just for them.

    a dog being dried by the towel

    Promising review: "This towel is great, it dries off my dog great. Compared to other microfiber towels I've bought this one doesn't collect hair and it's easy to clean off just by shaking." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $5.73

    16. A silicone pet food mat, because your dogs and cats can be messy sometimes! This mat prevents the bowls from shifting around and catches any spills with its raised lip. If food or water does spill, just dump it in the trash and rinse off the mat in the sink.

    a dog eating from a bowl that's resting on the mat

    Promising review: "I have one pretty neat pup and the other one is super messy. These mats catch his water dribbles and the food pieces he inevitably always drops. They’re easy to clean and don’t move around." — Samantha

    Price: $11.60 (available in two colors)

    17. A multi-pet feeding station for practicality and presentability. This handy wire frame keeps the food for all your pets in one place and looks spiffy doing it. Plus the frame comes with four stainless-steel bowls and it prevents food or water from spilling.

    two cats eating out of the feeding station

    Promising review: "I have four cats and I couldn’t find something for them to be able to eat together. I use all four bowls for food and I have another just for water. This is really good. It’s small but deep, which works for me. I feed them twice a day with no problems and no mess. Love it!" — Evie

    Price: $15.99

    18. A tough rubber ball that won't get shredded in your pup's jaws. The rubber also makes it a cinch to clean. No slobber on your hands. No dirt in their mouths. It floats on water too for pool days and lakeside vacations.

    a dog playing with the two balls

    Promising review: "My girl gets so bored with toys. She’s never been a huge fan of balls either. This one she loves and I love because I know she can’t chew through it and tear it all to pieces!! It’s so funny watching her play with this. She will literally sling it and roll it around all night and play fetch by herself." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $5.99 for a two-pack (available in two sizes)

    19. A dog and cat blanket so your buddy can join you on the couch without leaving a whole mess of fur behind. Designed for maximum comfort, this will become your pet's new favorite spot to snuggle up.

    a dog laying on the blanket on the couch

    Promising review: "I purchased this for the sofa so I wouldn't have so much cat hair as well as giving my babies a comfortable place to rest. They love it. I have three. Usually two are on it, but sometimes all three. I told a friend and she ordered one that day. I will order another one when I order my cat food. I ordered the small one and it is very large." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $8.80 (available in two sizes and three colors)

    20. A water-resistant furniture protector for young pets. We love our new friends, even if they aren't potty-trained yet. With this furniture protector you can let them enjoy couches, loveseats, and chairs without worry. If an accident does happen, just remove it and toss it in the washing machine.

    the furniture protector

    Promising review: "Chewy you are amazing!! We received this order in less than 24 hours and I am very pleased with the product. This will work great to keep my furniture free from hair, dirt and the occasional drool!! What a great price too!" — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $34.99

    21. A cat litter disposal system to keep your home odor-free! No more mixing in cat litter with the regular trash. A five-layer bag and an interior clamp ensure no odors leak out. When it's full, just pop the top and replace the bag!

    the litter disposal system

    Promising review: "When I got this I was worried I wouldn’t like it since it looked much more complicated than the old plastic bags I was using daily. But after using it there’s no going back. Instead of daily small baggies, I only take out a bag once every two weeks (I have one cat). Plus there is no odor at all. The setup was much less complicated than I thought, definitely worth giving it a shot." — Jackie

    Price: $17.99

    22. A decorative litter box enclosure to keep every inch of your home elegant. No more need to hide the litter box in a dark corner. Conceal your cat's private space in plain sight. Looks perfect right in your living room or den, and it comes in three colors to fit any home's aesthetic.

    the litter box that looks like a white side table with a door

    Promising review: "Simple to assemble and it looks great!" — Sherri

    Price: $92.00

    23. An activity play mat that keeps your cat entertained all day, every day. They can scratch it, jump on it, hide in it, curl up, and sleep in it. There are two layers. The top can be configured into any shape that works for your feline friend. The bottom attaches to the top with velcro and provides a soft surface they are guaranteed to love.

    a cat playing on the activity mat

    Promising review: "Our 3-month-old Siamese kitten entertains himself for hours with just this rug and some plush and crinkly toys hidden inside." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $40.19

    24. A barley straw water treatment to keep your tank clean and clear. Just drop in the bale and let it do its thing. It will naturally decompose and the byproducts help to clear the tank. No chemicals that are dangerous to your fish, either!

    the two bundles of straw treatment

    Promising review: "Started my small pond in May, within a week the algae was growing. Put this in two weeks ago and you can se the algae disappearing. Wish I would have known about it when I started my pond. Bought extras for next year." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $8.99 

    25. An LED dog collar to keep track of your buddy at night! Whether a late night walk or a hike under the moon, this collar will make sure you can always see your pup. It's easy to recharge and you can even choose the color to fit your dog's personality.

    dog wearing the colorful LED collar

    Promising review: "My dog is very small (some would say chihuahua sized) and he has very dark features. He is also known to be a bit of an escape artist, so I like to know where he is in the yard. This has been SO helpful in keeping track of him. I LOVE this product." — Chewy Reviewer

    Price: $14.39

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