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    18 Seriously Helpful Products Dog Owners Need To Know About

    You and your dog deserve only the best.

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    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 secure, waterproof car seat cover that will protect your interiors from pet hair.

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    It comes with a free seatbelt harness and while the car seat cover works for dogs of all sizes, its sides can also be lifted up to create a hammock for smaller ones. Price: £25.99.

    2. This no-rinse deodorising spray that keeps your dog smelling fresh between baths.

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    Animology’s “Stink Bomb” spray is specially formulated to suit the pH balance of a dog’s skin and removes odours while imparting a subtle fragrance. Customers love the scent and while some wish it lasted longer, others will prefer that it’s not an overpowering smell. The conditioning formula is 100% vegan. Price: £4.69.

    3. This 5-star rated, USB-chargeable LED collar that’s perfect for when you take your dog for an evening stroll.

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    It can be cut to comfortably fit a dog of any size, and is waterproof and easy to clean so that you don’t have to deal with damp, smelly collars if you and your pet get caught in the rain. Price: £10.95

    4. A best-selling hair remover roller that gets rid of pet hair on your bed, sofa, and carpet.

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    You don’t have to get out your hoover and an upholstery attachment every time you want to remove dog hair from your sofa. This tool works like a regular lint roller but it’s specifically designed for furniture and bedding. Unlike sticky lint rollers, you don’t have to buy replacement rolls, and the built-in chamber collects hair so that you can deposit it directly into the bin. Reviewers describe this product as genuinely life changing, as well as easy to use and clean. Price: £12.99.

    5. This 2-in-1 dog coat with an attachable fleece lining meaning it can work for summer AND winter.

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    It’s made from a lightweight, breathable fabric and works as the perfect waterproof protection for your dog in summer. Price: £11.08 - £33.50 depending on size.

    6. This treat ball that cleans their teeth and keeps them entertained at the same time.

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    Reviewers particularly love that the ball is tough and durable enough to withstand all that chewing without falling apart. Price: £4.99.

    7. This unique de-shedding tool that strips excess hair from your dog’s coat.

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    You’ll be amazed how much dog hair you can collect in one go — hair that would otherwise end up all over your clothes and everything you own. Just gently comb through your dog’s coat with the metal teeth and then press the release button to drop the collected fur into the bin. The FURminator offers a variety of options for dog size and hair length. Price: £16.99 - £30.57 depending on size.

    8. This microfiber bathrobe for drying them off with minimal hassle.

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    This makes a great lightweight substitute for a towel, and reviewers love that these are washing machine friendly and dry easily, Sizes range from XS to XL but some people have noted they come up a bit small, so opt for the size up if you can. Price: £7.32 - £14.10 depending on size.

    9. An electric pet nail grinder that’s so much easier than using clippers.

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    If you’ve ever tried clipping your dog’s nails at home, you know that it can be an unpleasant and even traumatic ordeal for both of you. This USB-rechargeable electric pet nail grinder is an alternative to clippers, with a diamond-bit grinding wheel and a safety cover with different-sized openings for different paw sizes. Reviewers report that the product is quiet, effective, and well worth the money. Both the manufacturer and customers suggest taking the time to train your dog to slowly get used to the grinder using treats and working in short bursts to avoid grinding your dog’s nails too short. Price: £13.99.

    10. This pair of BPA-free collapsible bowls for easier feeding when you’re travelling together.

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    These come with a clip so you can attach it to your bag or dog lead for less hassle. Price: £4.99.

    11. This leak-proof water bottle that makes it easy to keep your dog hydrated on the go.

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    You may have seen this 4.7 star-rated bottle on Instagram and wondered if it was worth it, and it is! Customer reviews praise the practical design: pressing the button dispenses water into the built-in bowl, and pressing it again allows water to flow back into the bottle, eliminating the need to pour out the excess. The button also locks to prevent it from leaking in your bag. It has a 350ml capacity and comes in both pink and green. Price: £11.59.

    12. A puppy papoose to carry around your pup (or very small adult dog) on the go.

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    It works for pets under 13kg, has a padded strap for comfort, and is ideal for puppies who can’t yet go for walks yet or older dogs who get a little tired if they’re on their paws for too long. Price: £23.99 - £27.99 depending on colour.

    13. This heavy-duty yet comfortable harness that will see you two through many walks.

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    The K9 harness is THE harness - it has over 2,200 5-star reviews on Amazon. It has reflective stripe to keep your dog visible at night and a handle for if you need to lift them or hold them securely. It’s also super easy to put on with no fiddly straps, just put it over your dog’s head then fasten and adjust the clip under their belly. Price: £18.99 - £26.99 depending on size.

    14. A cruelty-free detangling spray that will loosen the knots in your dog’s mane and make brushing them a breeze.

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    The pH balanced, leave-in formula will leave their fur soft and works on any dog breed. Price: £12.99.

    15. This highly-rated slow feeder bowl that keeps your dog from gulping down dinner.

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    The dishwasher-safe bowl is made of sturdy plastic and the puzzle design requires your dog to nose around to get kibble out of each section. One reviewer warns that the bowl might not be good for dogs that can chew through hard plastic but most praise its ability to genuinely slow down dogs that eat too quickly, putting themselves at risk of choking and bloat. As a bonus, the interactive challenge of the puzzle is good for your dog’s brain! The bowl is available in a variety of colours. Price: £6.99.

    16. This no-spill water bowl that’s great for both car journeys and at home.

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    The floating plate inside the bowl lets out water for your dog to drink but keeps water from sloshing out when the bowl is shaken or jarred. The reservoir underneath has a large capacity for fresh water that can also be manually released into the top of the bowl by pressing on the plate. The bowl comes with a velcro base to attach it to carpet in your house or in the back of your car. The bowl has a 4.5 star rating and customers claim it has dramatically reduced spills and splashing. Price: £9.99 - £11.99, depending on size.

    17. These biodegradable cornstarch poop bags for environmentally-conscious dog owners.

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    Unlike “biodegradable” plastic bags that break down into microplastics, the cornstarch-based material of these certified biodegradable bags will actually fully break down within 90 days and can be placed in your garden compost pile. These 9 x 13-inch bags come in rolls with a cardboard core that fit a standard dispenser. Reviewers confirm that the bags are big enough for large dogs such as Labradors, and thick enough not to tear easily. The bags are available in unscented green or rose-scented pink. Price: £18.99 (240 bags).

    18. This hands-free lead that has a handy pouch for treats.

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    You know when your dog decides to do its business outside and you have to place the lead on the floor, between your knees, or else keep checking your dog hasn't run off while you pick it up? This takes care of that problem. Price: £16.99.