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    42 Products To Help Make A Few Pet Problems *Poof* Disappear

    You got ~99 problems~ but your pet will finally not be one of them.

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

    1. A cat food puzzle that will help slow down your greedy friend who just can't get enough food, which probably even causes them to throw it all up. Barf no more, Stinky McStinky Butt!

    Promising review: "My cat usually only plays with the food in a traditional bowl. She already loved to put her paws in her bowl and hook food out. Within minutes of filling up this digger and placing it on my back porch, I could tell she loved it. I would say Arry gives this product two paws up and a purr for outstanding creativity." —KhaleesiOfKiwis

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    2. Or a dog version where you can hide food in the sliding cups for that pup who thinks every meal session is a "how fast can I eat" challenge.

    Dog lifting one of 12 small cups to reveal food hidden underneath

    Promising review: "This is awesome! My border collie’s level of intelligence is a part-time job for me. He requires engagement and he figures out everything fast. This puzzle took him a good hour and a half to figure out the first time and every time after that, he sits with this for about an hour. He’s really calm (which he’s normally not) and concentrated with it, methodically moving pieces. I ordered a second, different puzzle a day after we received this first one. It’s easy to clean because the sliding tiles just pop right off but I’ve just been using his regular kibble in it so it hasn’t hardly gotten dirty at all." —Courtney Oldham

    Get it from Amazon for $14.32+ (available in 20 styles and four levels).

    3. A nail grinder kit to trim your pup's nails without the worry of cutting them too short, which could result in bleeding and future anxiety about nail trims. The grinder will safely grind their nails down to the desired length *and* is wireless for easy maneuvering around the puppo.

    A person is holding a nail grinder up to a dogs paw to trim their nails

    The nail grinder has two speeds to choose from and comes with the charging station and extra drum heads so you're always using an effective grinder.

    Promising review: "Pleasantly surprised as I’m not sure what I was expecting. I’ve used Dremel tools for years for household projects and was picturing that loud power tool. This isn’t exactly quiet but it isn’t horrible. However, I was pleased with how well it sanded down the nails and how easy it was to shape them so there were no sharp edges or angles like you always get with clippers. Our one-year old boxer mix took two people to use this but that was just to keep him calm and to help hold the paw. He mainly just wanted to pull away but was in no real distress and didn’t actually fight. Instructions say three seconds per nail in a rotation to keep them from getting hot. I found 5 to 6 seconds worked for me to make progress and I would feel the nail after and they were still cool. You do need to stabilize longer nails so they don’t vibrate. I would say once a week is optimum so you stay ahead of growth. Also don’t be stingy with sanding drums but they aren’t expensive and do last through multiple sessions. Definitely recommend over clippers." —MortyTheDog

    Get it from Chewy for $29.90.

    4. A de-shedding FURminator (in cat, dog, AND small animal versions) for people who are tired of living in a house overrun by fur balls in every corner.,

    Promising review: "Fantastic deal. Feels solid and really gets the mats out with my long-haired german shepherd. She doesn't seem to mind it at all, so that's a bonus!" —AR

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    5. A cardboard cat scratcher that'll help keep your feline friend's nails clean, healthy, *and* strong. Plus, it'll keep them away from the brand new sofa you just bought.

    Two cats playing on X-shaped cardboard scratcher

    Catnip is included!

    Promising review: "My 20-pound Maine Coon loves these. It takes him six to eight months to completely demolish one. He does move them and knock them over occasionally when scratching the bottom 'legs' while standing on the floor, but they have never collapsed due to his weight or size." —Vincent Davis

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    6. Dog goggles (DOGGLES?!) to protect their eyes from the sun, wind, and debris when they're going for a ride in the car and absolutely insist on sticking their heads out the window.

    A Dalmatian wearing black dog goggles in a backyard
    Paw 2 Paws / Etsy

    Paw 2 Paws is a small business that specializes in stylish and affordable pet gear.

    Promising review: "The sun glasses fit my Newfoundland dog. Spud let me put them on and tolerated them well. We will be using them this summer when camping in the desert and it should keep the sun exposure down. Thank you." —Colette Taylor

    Get it from Paw 2 Paws on Etsy for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    7. Grooming gloves, because aren't we tired of our dogs releasing their pesky little furs all over the place every time they turn their heads? Keep it to yourself, Fido.

    The blue pair of grooming gloves on a person's hands

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about this product but it is wonderful! I was amazed at how much hair came off my dogs with these grooming gloves. Plus the dogs loved the extra pets while being groomed. I got more hair off with these gloves than with the brushes I have been using." —Kwbd

    Get it from Chewy for $9.99.

    8. Greenies Pill Pockets conveniently shaped to hide any pills you have to give your dog. "Oh this? Totally a normal pill in here, bud!" —you being the sneakiest dog parent of the year.


    You can also get these for cats.

    Promising review: "All of my animals line up when my dog gets her meds put in these. They love them. It's worth noting, the dog variety is so large you could probably use them for horse pills. My dog takes two pills, twice a day and we tend to just tear a hunk off and mash the pills in there. You can tear to the size you need. They are very soft and pliable." —Luke H

    Get it from Amazon for $7.98 (or Subscribe and Save for $7.58/month).

    9. An all-natural itch relief shampoo bar that'll nourish and moisturize your pup's skin while getting their fur clean and looking ~oh-so-luscious~.

    A person holding the shampoo bar in front of a dog in a basin
    Simple Sage Dog Treats / Etsy

    Simple Sage Dog Treats is a small business based in Norcross, Georgia that specializes in all-natural paw balms and soaps for dogs with allergies or skin conditions.

    Promising review: "Great product! Very helpful! AMAZING! My dog doesn’t itch anymore and surprisingly it’s soothing for her. Usually after the bath she sleeps or lays down for hours. Just great." —T. French

    Get it from Simply Sage Dog Treats on Etsy for $8.99.

    10. A soothing behavioral aid toy with a faux heartbeat to help relax even the most anxious of puppies.

    Puppy sleeping beside toy

    Best part? Batteries are included! 

    Promising review: "My partner and I recently got a 4-month-old Italian greyhound puppy and this has been great. We slept with the stuffed animal a few nights before picking up our puppy and placed it in his crate before he arrived. After playing with us and exploring his new home he walked into his crate and curled up against it and went right to sleep. He slept right through the first night with no issue. Today is week two and the batteries are still going strong. I plan on buying one for my sister who will be getting a puppy in the next few months. This is cute and functional." —Jeb

    Get it from Amazon for $38.64+ (available in five colors).

    11. Or a purring cat toy that'll adorably soothe your nervous angel by giving them the sensation of curling up next to another purring buddy.,

    Promising review: "Works like a charm! I recently found myself a cat mama of an abandoned week-old kitten. I bought this knowing she needed just something to cuddle up to in her bed. Turns out it basically hypnotizes her to sleep. She crawls to it, kneads it and eventually her meows turn to silence. I wish the purring lasted longer but for $10 it is a lifesaver. She's pooped on it a couple times so I've had to throw it in the washer and dryer minus the battery pack. It's held up great." —S Leytem

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in nine styles).

    12. A cuddly bed to promote more naps so there's less time for them to be up screaming for treats. Yes, I'm talking about my cat Norman.

    Stephanie Hope / BuzzFeed

    As you can see, my cat absolutely loves this bed. He lays in it every single day, for hours. The bottom has extra fabric which promotes burrowing and is honestly the coziest looking bed I have ever seen.

    Promising review: "While this may be listed as a dog bed, I have been in the market for a large cat bed that would accommodate both of my feline children. Words cannot describe how happy I am with this purchase! Both cats have anxiety and this calming bed always puts them at ease. If you are looking for an incredibly comfortable, high quality bed for your pet/pets, this is the one!" —Rozhope

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95+ (available in two sizes).

    13. A pet urine detector light so you don't have to guess where your pets may have done the deed in your home ever again. We got you now, Fido.


    Don't forget to get some AA batteries before you check out!

    Promising review: "I would give this LED black light flashlight more stars if I could. My nose told me there was urine somewhere in our family room, but I was unable to find it until the day my flashlight arrived. I waited until dark and found it almost immediately. I even found some very old urine spots." –Littlefoot

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    14. A ball launcher because your dog (and your arm) is really tired of your lame throws. This launcher will add speed and distance to your throw so you can really see Spot run.

    A reviewer using the launcher to throw a ball

    Promising review: "We visit a huge dog park frequently, and this lets me throw a ball far enough that she really gets to run full throttle! I could never throw it far enough on my own to keep her interested more than one or two times before getting the launcher. Now, we can spend an hour at the park playing with it. I have one super tired dog when we go home. I also love that I don't have to pick up the slimy ball with my hands anymore, especially after she drops it in a puddle, because the launcher picks it right up. " –C. Fritsche

    Get it from Amazon for $6.28.

    15. A lick pad so you can easily distract them with some tasty peanut butter while you do the most daunting tasks they hate, like grooming or bathing them.

    A yellow lab licking a blue lick pad on a window while someone brushes them
    The Grommet

    The pad can stick on any shiny or polished surface, such as tile, granite, or glass!

    Promising review: "Kept the dog busy and distracted long enough for me to finish bathing her with no injuries for either of us!! I call that a huge win!!" —Kelley

    Get it from The Grommet for $14.95 (available in two colors).

    16. A dog anxiety jacket that applies gentle, constant pressure to help calm your pup's anxiety, fear, and over-excitement they may experience. This works great for vet visits, thunderstorms, fireworks, or any situation where your dog is feeling uneasy.

    Reviewer photo of a yellow lab in an anxiety jacket laying on a couch

    Promising review: "Got this in a medium for my (very petite) pitbull/Lab mix with noise sensitivity and separation anxiety. I've been putting it on her every morning since the day it arrived because it works better than anything else I've tried. She's finally comfortable and not running back and forth crying, hiding behind the couch, or digging at her neck when something upsets her. It works perfectly." –Su O

    Get it from Amazon for $43.72+ (available in sizes XXS–XXL and in three colors).

    17. A four-step pet stair so your bad-back fur babies will have no trouble getting up on the bed. Ultimate cuddle time: Activated. Best part? It's foldable so you can slide it under the bed when not in use.

    A small Yorkie terrier is standing at the top of the dog steps in front of a bed

    Promising review: "I purchased this for my 5-month-old Shih Tzu puppy and she absolutely loves it. After having fallen off our bed, I wanted her to have a means to get on and off the bed. She was shown once how to climb it and she loves it. I sometimes find her on the bed because she just loves climbing it. However, we are working on going down the stairs...that is a little more challenging for a puppy but we are getting there. Best thing I ever did for her." —PeggySue

    Get it from Chewy for $35.35 (available in three colors).

    18. A pooper scooper with a bin and rake to save you from having to bend down and pick up poop in your yard. You'll finally be able to clean up after your dog while keeping some dignity. "Yeah, clean my poop." –Your dog, without a doubt.

    A person scooping from the grass into the bin

    Extends up to 32 inches!

    Promising review: "With three dogs, two small and one large, scooping the yard is a never-ending job. But with the Arm & Hammer swivel bin and rake, there is no more bending to pick of 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 dispose. I do spray the rake off with the hose sprayer and then clip the rake onto the scooper for easy storage." –Kelly Eldred

    Get it from Amazon for $11.40.

    19. An airtight pet food storage container that will keep their food fresh and out of sight from any sneaky your dog.

    Reviewer photo of the containers with dog food inside of them

    It's made of high-quality food-grade plastic. It's *also* BPA-free and odor free!

    Promising review: "Actually obsessed with these. They’re incredibly airtight, small as to not take up much space, and I love the color. I use one for bird food (fit about 5 lbs of it in there) and can get about a week’s worth of puppy kibble in the other. Very well-made." —C. E Towne

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $14.98 (available in three styles).

    20. An artificial grass bathroom mat perfect for training puppies, elderly dogs, or for apartments that don't have constant access to a nice yard. Everyone deserves a designated poop area.

    Reviewer photo of a corgi sitting on the grass mat

    It has a three-layer system that makes clean up effortless! The mat sits on top of the plastic insert that locks in and allows liquid to drain into the durable collection tray.

    Promising review: "This is the greatest thing on earth! OMG. This is so useful for our patio. We are still potty training our puppy and sometimes we let her potty every hour and having this little patch of grass in our patio works wonders. If you take care of it and use it with puppy pads, this could last you a long time. " –Kym

    Get it from Amazon for $17.05+ (available in two sizes).

    21. A portable water bottle because did you actually expect them to drink out of a...*gag* lake? or a ...*barf* river? Please. Only filtered water, thanks.

    A dog drinking out of a portable water bottle

    Promising review: "This water bottle is truly a godsend! I cannot imagine using any other travel water bottle for my pups! It is slim, fits perfectly in a bottle slot in my travel bag; it is lightweight and has a loop to put around my wrist when I walk with my pups. It is extremely convenient on car rides, when my pup is thirsty and needs a quick pick-me-up! I especially love the fact that it sucks the water back in, so that I am not wasting unused water." —Lv4nmls

    Get a 12-ounce from Amazon for $12.73 (available in two sizes and two colors).

    22. A paw soother stick that will help heal dry, cracked, or irritated dog paw pads so they can continue trotting along with no pain. ♫These paws were made for walkin'..♫


    The vegan product has jojoba oil, coconut oil, cocoa butter *and* natural vitamin E which leave paws smooth, hydrated, and super healthy.

    Promising review: "My Doberman had one pad, in particular, that was painfully cracked. He limped constantly. Took him to vet to make sure it was not a knee, shoulder, foot etc issue. I tried another product and it did only so so. WELL let me tell you after three days of this stuff NO LIMP. One week later NO CRACK. SOLD. Just ordered the set with the protector too." –D Sal

    Get it from Amazon for $17.95 (available in two sizes).

    23. A dog bowl designed to slow your dog's feeding time down, reducing bloating from eating way too quickly. It can work for both dry and wet food to suit your dog's preferences. Do they make these for humans? Asking for a friend. I'm the friend.

    Reviewer photo of the dog bowls, with grooves in them

    Promising review: "Not only is this bowl super cute.. it works!!! My 4-month-old golden retriever/great Pyrenees puppy would inhale her food. She would eat roughly 2 cups of kibble in about five seconds. I tried only giving her small amounts at a time but it never stopped her from inhaling it. Which always resulted in her throwing it up whole. She wouldn't even chew it. Now with this new bowl it forces her to slow down to get her food in between the grooves. We love it!! It's taken her about 10 minutes." –Diane

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in four sizes and six styles).

    24. A chewing deterrent spray to keep Hairy Pawter from nibbling on your favorite pair of shoes or things that could cause him harm.

    The white bottle that says "Stop chewing, sour apple and orange spray"
    Ella Grace Essentials / Etsy

    Ella Grace Essentials is a small business based out of DeKalb, Illinois that sells essential oil products for babies, adults, and pets. 

    Get it from Ella Grace Essentials on Etsy for $4.99+ (available in two sizes). 

    25. A portable outdoor shower tool that attaches to any water bottle. This will help clean your dog after rolling around somewhere they shouldn't have and keep them from destroying your car seats. A win-win!

    A dog getting sprayed by the shower tool

    Promising review: "We have three Aussies who find mud in drought. Works great on any bottle we tried it with. A gallon milk jug is my favorite." –J. W. Ramsden

    Get the 2-liter bottle from Amazon for $13.95.

    26. A dog-feeding reminder, because sometimes it's hard to remember if we really ~did~ feed the pup. Especially when they always act like they haven't eaten in 64 days. Nice try, Frito Paws.

    Reviewer photo of the reminder with daily slots to answer yes or no to "did you feed the dog"

    Promising review: "Awesome product! There are four of us that were working together to feed the dogs. It simplified everything because I no longer have to text to see if anyone had fed them every morning. Now I just to see if it's green and if not I feed them and indicate it, we all love it so much!" —Toni Deegan

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95.

    27. A car seat cover that'll extend the life of your car seats with all the adventures you two will go on. This cover is slip-resistant and waterproof for the ultimate comfort you'll both enjoy.

    A Golden Retriever laying down in the backseat of a car with a car seat cover over the seats

    Note: this is *not* recommended for Volvo cars!

    Promising review: "This can be used as a bench seat cover or as a hammock. I chose the bench seat cover. It completely covers my Corolla rear seat. There are Velcro seams so that you can access the seat belts. I use an EzyDog clip adjustable seat belt restraint that I also got from Chewy." —Kate

    Get it from Chewy for $26.99 (available in sizes two sizes). 

    28. A portable paw cleaner with bristles to help scrub your dog's paws with ease. No more tracking in questionable germs into your home! Additionally, it works great in the winter to wash the harmful salt off their paws.

    Promising review: "I have four dogs in NYC. I have to wash their feet after every walk because the streets are so filthy. It would take me about 10–15 min to clean their paws with a spray bottle and towel. Now, it takes about five minutes. And the towel doesn’t end up filthy. The dirt gets caught in the cup. Plus the dogs seem to like it. The silicone bristles must feel good. A huge thumbs-up!" –Sandra

    Get it from Amazon for $10.50+ (available in sizes S-L and six colors).

    29. Rachael Ray Smoochies dental chews that will keep your doggo's chompers pearly white while they enjoy a lovely chew session. Best part? It even helps freshen their stinky breath.


    Each large bag includes 37 chews.

    Promising review: "We just tried Smoochies for the first time and we're so glad we did. I have tried other dental chews and, while my dog has enjoyed them all, these are the first that actually seemed to make a difference with his breath. My dog has an allergy to animal protein, so it makes it that much harder to find something that doesn't make him itch terribly. I definitely recommend these!" —StacieP

    Get it from Amazon for $23.48 (or Subscribe and Save for $22.31/month).

    30. A dental spray to help eliminate bad breath and fight against plaque, tartar, and gum disease. And if you send in a photo of your pet with the bottle, they will donate a portion of the profits to a pet with cancer. No stinky breath in your face and you get to help another fur baby! Could it get any better?


    All you need to do is add it their water and a few to their teeth and gums!

    Promising review: "Super product!! After just a few treatments, she is now very relaxed and tolerant of the spray. Obviously it tastes very pleasant to her. The dental spray has a very fresh scent and with a few spritzes, our dog's breath and mouth are "kissing sweet". Not only is this a great product, as a bonus you get the reward of knowing that a large portion of your purchase goes to providing medical treatment to dogs with cancer." –D. Mattes

    Get it from Amazon for $15.19 (or Subscribe & Save for $13.67/month).

    31. A macrame cat hammock that will match your impeccable bohemian vibes while also giving your kitty a place to ~chill~, reducing the piles of fur they create on your bedsheets from all their naps.

    Two cats lounging on separate macrame hammock beds
    Macrame Beautiful / Etsy

    Macrame Beautiful is a small business based in Beijing that sells stunning macrame pieces like planters, wall decors, and baskets.

    Promising review: "This is my second purchase and I will continue to buy!! The craftsmanship is so beautiful. It is evident she enjoys what she does. Every item is packed with care and in adorable resealable pouches. Sweet stickers with handwritten notes and beautifully printed 'how to care for and clean the items.' My kittens love their hammock!" —Annie Zummo

    Get it from Macrame Beautiful on Etsy for $59.99+ (available in two styles and with one, two, or no cushions).

    32. A seatbelt tether, because dogs tend to get overexcited in the backseat and this will bring you peace of mind knowing they're secure and safe.

    Reviewer photo of a dog looking out the window of a car while being tethered to a seat belt

    Promising review: "We needed something to secure our poodle, Maggie, to the back seat of our Jeep. She rides around a lot with us, and we were worried she might one day jump out and end up falling. So far, we love this seatbelt! It lengthens just long enough so she can still get her head out of the window and into the wind like she loves to do, all while it is securely buckled in." —Wendy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.79 (available in three styles and two colors).

    33. A cord protector that'll keep your sneaky fur baby from nibbling on all of your cables around the house. If they even dare ruin my New Girl time...

    Reviewer photo of a cord protector over cables

    Promising review: "Genius! I needed a whole bunch of these to put on every cord in my house. My rabbit destroys cords for fun and this product has saved my television and all cords behind it!" —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in 14 sizes and three colors).

    34. A Chom-Chom roller to gather up pet hair from basically anywhere in your home. No really. Couches, clothes, bedding, cat towers, rugs — you name it. The best part? It has a little compartment that stores the fur for easy cleaning!

    Promising review: "I have had many different pet hair rollers and this beats everything hands-down. The compartment that traps the hair is genius. With many pet hair removal tools the hair sort of flies in the air a little, you have handfuls, or have to clean the brush on something....this baby traps the fur in a little compartment that is easy to empty. I sent links to this product to lots of my friends who are owned by cats and told them it will be life-changing." —DLB

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    35. A hidden litter box because if you own a cat, you know how unsightly litter boxes are.'s a sandbox with poop in it. At least with this one, you can pretend your cat isn't pooping in front of you.

    Reviewer photo of a white hidden litter box planter with a white arrow pointing to it and the words "spray paint" above it

    if you're worried about it getting too stinky in there, don't! It has a filtered vented system to keep the air flow moving. 

    Promising review: "Then I found this fantastic solution, someone made a litter box look like a potted palm fern! YOU GENIUS! This arrived in two halves that you have to look at carefully to slide together, the top rim fits into the slot around the bottom half. Then you put a thin foam piece down first on the top and then stick the palm into the top, it's one piece and you adjust the fronds. And the final bit is a baggie of shredded raffia for a nice grass mulch look. The cat loves it. It's big enough for my Maine Coon. And I face the entrance away from me, so all I see when I'm in the bathroom now is a potted plant. It's the best litter box on the planet!" —THX1138

    Get it from Amazon for $61.74+ (available in two colors).

    36. A litter genie to save your nostrils from the wrath of cat pee. We know it. We hate it. Heck, even your cat hates it.

    Reviewer photo of the litter genie next to a litter box

    This pail holds up to 14 days worth of cat litter for one cat and has a pail that locks away germs and bad odors to keep your house smelling fresh all the time.

    Promising review: "This is a simple, yet genius, product. Scooping into grocery store bags was always a hassle because those bags inevitably have small holes, leaking litter everywhere. Plus, if you are scooping daily, it feels like a waste of a bag every day. The litter genie is relatively small and easy to store, easy to use, and traps smell very impressively." —Julia

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    37. A litter attractant because sometimes it's not easy getting your kitten to figure out that's their new DPS (designated poop spot). *flashback to Norman as a kitten pooping on our white comforters*

    Reviewer photo of the litter attractant

    It's 100% biodegradable!

    Promising review: "When I began using the product, my cat jumped into his litter box immediately. This has been a solution to our problem. I highly recommend this! I sprinkle it on top of litter." —Shannon

    Get it from Amazon for $11.73 or Subscribe & Save for $11.14/month.

    38. Matatabi cat chew sticks that are a perfect alternative for those kitties who don't really like catnip, no matter how hard you try. Just rub some of the bark off the sticks to release the natural oils and watch your cat play away! Bonus: it also helps maintain healthy teeth!

    A cat chewing on a Matatabi stick
    Meowy Janes / Etsy

    Matatabi is a plant native to the mountains Japan and China and grows like an ivy on trees and rocks. It is more commonly used in East Asia instead of regular catnip.

    Meowy Janes is a small New Jersey-based business that sells all natural catnip and alternatives such as whole Silver Vine fruit.

    Promising review: "This was one of the best products for my cats! They loved each stick every single time. Best money spent on this product! Hands down! I definitely recommend!" —Jesse Sanchez

    Get it from Meowy Janes on Etsy for $10.61 or from Amazon for $9.97.

    39. A pet hair removal broom to make your jaw drop when you see just how much hair your little rascal has been shedding into the grasps of your rug's fibers. There is a rake side and a squeegee side which both effectively do the deed.

    Reviewer photo of a pile of fur from a carpet next to a pet hair removal broom

    Promising review: "This is a genius invention with a rubbery broom that catches everything! Today I didn't think the floor really needed to be swept, but the FURemover proved me wrong. I ended up with a big tumbleweed of dog hair and my hair and who knows what else? The handle telescopes far longer than I need (I'm 5'8") but the telescoping comes in handy when sweeping under the couch or other out-of-the-way places. This is a game-changer if you have a lot of fur or hair in your home. You must try this, I am so happy with this purchase!" —Frannie

    Get it from Amazon for $12.44.

    40. Silicone pet food can covers that will keep their food fresh while your fur baby waits (impatiently) for their next meal. "I know you just fed me, but I'm actually starving again soo..." —your pet (and my cat, Norman).

    Reviewer photo of two cat food cans with silicone lids on top

    Also, they're BPA free!

    Promising review: "These can lids are really great. I love them because the silicone is easy to clean and doesn't hold bacteria. Plus they have the hanger tab, I like that because I put the tab over a post in the dishwasher and they don't fly around when the dishwasher runs. Having them come in a two-pack is nice too, I can have two flavors of food open at a time. The three different size options actually DO fit the different can sizes. Even if the can has a dent, the flexibility of the silicone adapts to the dent." —Melinda L. Halicki

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $4.99 (available in six colors).

    41. A litter box odor destroyer, because let's face it — sometimes these litter boxes are just dank.

    A reviewer photo of a cat looking up next to a litter box with a bottle of odor destroyer in it

    Promising review: "This stuff is seriously amazing! I have three high-yield poop machines masquerading as cats, and it’s a never ending mission to make sure the house doesn’t smell like a litter box. I try really hard to ensure the house is clean and smells good without using harsh chemicals or aerosol sprays. Within the first day of using this I noticed that the slight lingering ammonia/ poop smell wasn’t noticeable when walking into the house anymore. After a few days I realized that I couldn’t smell anything even as I was scooping the three litter boxes. There wasn’t a fake perfume smell covering up a smell, there literally wasn’t a smell at all! The product smells very fresh and clean in the container but there’s no odor when applied into the litter." —Tori

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $18.97 (available in other quantities).

    42. And finally, a monthly subscription to DogTV that'll have you feeling less guilty when you have to leave the house for anything without them. They offer stimulation, relaxation, and exposure programs all designed to make being alone a little less, well, alone.

    A dog sitting on a stone ledge with blue butterflies flying around them

    DogTV is a 24/7 channel with programs scientifically developed to provide the right company for dogs when they're left home alone and need a little bit of company. Each video meet specific attributes of a dog’s sense of vision and hearing *and* supports their natural behavior patterns. Results: the happiest dog ever! Psst, you can stream DogTV on any device!

    Get it from DogTV for $9.99/month or you can purchase the annual membership with adds up to $6.99/month.

    Your pet, seeing what a problem-solver you are:


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