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    31 Problem-Solving Products From Chewy Every Dog Owner Probably Needs

    If you've dealt with these common pooch problems, fear not, as some useful products are here to help.

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

    1. A tasty pack of all-natural peanut butter dental treats to fight tartar and plaque, helping to keep even hard-to-reach doggie teeth clean and their breath smelling fresh.

    The pack of all-natural peanut butter dental treats

    Promising review: "This product has worked great on my dog's teeth! His breath, although still that classic beefy dog breath, isn't as bad as it used to be. He used to have fishy breath and it has greatly improved along with improvement on his teeth, too! I see less brown staining on his front teeth and I would like to think that this product aided in that. I get him the peanut butter flavor which to me smells like peanut butter bacon. He's a smaller boy, around thirty pounds, so I give him half a stick every morning. Definitely recommend!" —IsaPizza

    Price: $10.43

    2. A super absorbent pack of premium potty pads that comes with a built-in dog attractant so your pooch knows exactly where to go. With five layers of protection and leakproof plastic lining, this is ideal for training puppies and preventing accidents in older dogs.


    Promising review: "My pup was going on these pads after three days. He had a few accidents after but otherwise did great. They don’t leak after multiple uses. 10/10 would recommend." —Fate

    Price: $7.99+ (available in five count sizes and two scents)

    3. A hot spot and itch relief spray specially formulated to relieve redness, swelling, and wounds that are working hard on healing. Provide rapid relief to your precious pooch with this baby.

    The hot spot itch and relief spray

    Promising review: "What a lifesaver! The product goes on easily, fur babies love it, and no more scratching and hair loss due to allergic reactions due to bites, etc. It worked immediately with the first try. Such a relief to be able to quickly and easily stop the negative and frustrating cycle. Will keep this permanently on hand. Thank you!" —JC

    Price: $8.96

    4. A container of calming chicken-flavored hemp treats perfect for pups prone to whining and barking out of anxiety, restlessness, and/or hyperactivity. These all-natural yummies are said to work to relax your dog within just 30 to 40 minutes so you can get back to work or your own R&R.

    The container of calming chicken-flavored hemp treats

    Promising review: "My Great Dane calms down and remains calm to the point of falling asleep. One piece does the trick with her, but two really knock her out. She is just over one hundred pounds. You get a lot of treats in one container, so don't balk at the price. Yes, sometimes thunder or the garbage truck makes her bark or wake, but she rarely even gets off the couch if she has had one or two of these. Worth every penny in my book." —MJBoyer8118

    Price: $25.99

    5. A smart robot vacuum cleaner with a handy remote control to help keep your home free of dust, dirt, and pet dander. Bonus: It's easily controlled with the press of a button.

    The smart robot vacuum cleaner

    Promising review: "Works great! Easily sucks up everything it passes over. Lasts a long time on a single charge. Fast to get started. Doesn't have all the bells and whistles some of the more expensive models do but I'm very happy for the price. Just turn it on and forget about it — exactly what I needed." —stingy

    Price: $224.99 (originally $657.99)

    6. A pet staircase so your furry friend can more easily reach you for those coveted morning kisses and couch snuggles, especially if they're on the shorter side or struggling with arthritis. It also comes in handy for car rides.

    Dog using the chocolate pet staircase

    Promising review: "I have two of these steps for my German shepherds who have bad hips and can't jump up in my truck anymore. This step is lightweight and easy to transport. I leave one at my doggy day care so when I pick him up it's there. I've tried several others but this one works perfect." —Harp

    Price: $22.99 (available in two colors)

    7. A chic elevated bowl great for reducing neck strain by keeping your dog's water and grub at a comfortably reachable level. No more eating off the floor, Fido.


    Promising review: "These have been wonderful for our ever-growing puppy! These bowls are easy to clean, extremely well-made, and perfect for our dog! Plus, it makes me so much more comfortable knowing he’s not going to have back problems from being a big dog who eats off the floor." —Hope

    Price: $26.99+ (available in two colors)

    8. An amazing deshedding tool with an easy release button that my family *swears by* and still uses to this day to remove loose fur and undercoat from our always shedding "German shedder" dogs.

    Chewy, Lauren / Chewy

    Promising review: "This just arrived in the mail and oh my goodness we are in LOVE! My pup is a mutt, mostly German shepherd, Australian shepherd, and you can imagine the hair on this one! I started brushing and I was absolutely AMAZED at the amount that came off, and how easy it was! Seriously so easy, and he loved it SO much. It must have felt so good! He has an undercoat and his fur is super shiny and soft. I was worried that it might pull and tug his hair, or not get all the way to the undercoat and I was wrong! This doesn't pull or scratch but it gets the job done! I absolutely recommend to anyone even if you don't think your dog is a shedder! Much easier than all of the other brushes I've used as well. I was not happy about the price tag but the very first use paid for itself!" —Lauren

    Price: $29.95+ (originally $35.99+; available in sizes S–L and in three colors)

    9. An oatmeal paw butter to soothe dry, cracked puppy toes and paw pads with its gentle blend of shea butter, oatmeal, mango, natural oils, and vitamins. Gently massage it in for revived doggie feet.

    Dog enjoying the oatmeal paw butter

    Promising review: "This stuff seriously smells AND works so good! We adopted a stray from down South and her paws have been so rough ever since we got her. When she paws us, her paws are literally so rough that they leave scratch marks.  Even though this oatmeal paw butter smells amazing, she leaves it on her paws! We've only been using it for a few days and her paws are already so much softer...a relief for all of us." —Resgirl

    Price: $5.88 (originally $7.99)

    10. A collapsible silicone bowl you can simply latch on to your dog's leash (or your bag) while on the go. Whether it's a long walk, car ride, or camping trip, you'll always have a hydration station on hand.

    Dog using the blue collapsible silicone portable travel bowl

    Promising review: "I wanted an easy, lightweight collapsible dish for taking on walks during our hot summer weather. It's small and I can attach it to my backpack with the carabiner. I didn't want anything big or bulky. This holds just enough water for giving a good drink to my German shepherds without wasting any! Plus, the price was right!" —Shepherdlover

    Price: $7.99+ (available in two colors and two sizes)

    11. A stain-and-odor remover with a pleasing light citrus scent because as much as you love your dog, you certainly don't want their smells and stains permanently attached to your carpets, floors, and furniture.

    The stain and odor remover

    Promising review: "This spray has the most amazing nondisinfectant fresh scent. Besides working well to remove doggie surprises and leaving no residue, it actually is a wonderful stain remover in general. I sprayed a year-old black mark (which had eluded all other cleaning attempts) on my suede cloth couch, left it on for a couple of minutes, and wiped off the stain completely. Will definitely purchase again." —MagicMom

    Price: $10.15 (originally $11.99)

    12. A beyond adorable dinosaur hide-and-seek plush toy to help bust doggie boredom with a colorful puzzle that's easy on your pup's mouth and squeaks to get their attention.

    Dog enjoying the birthday volcano dinosaur hide-and-seek plush toy

    Promising review: "I bought Sprout this volcano to keep him occupied after his neuter surgery, and it's safe to say this is his favorite toy ever now. He loves to bury his nose in it and pull his dino babies out one by one. I could see this not working well for a super-tough chewer, but Sprout just collects his babies and nibbles on their hats, and occasionally throws the volcano around. There's a nonparty version of this toy, but the hats on the dinos and frosting on the volcano are SO cute." —sproutsmom

    Price: $15.98

    13. A safe and gentle nonirritating ear cleaner for when your dog needs excessive wax and debris removed to prevent and treat inflammation and infection.

    the white bottle of ear cleaner in front of a reviewer's dog
    Connie / Chewy

    Promising review: "I always used this cleaner for two labs since they were puppies. I haven't used any other brand, so I can't speak for others. I never felt like I needed to try different brand. It cleans their ears very well. It smells a little bit strong if you get it on your hands." —Sunny

    Price: $10.85+ (originally $15.99+; available in two sizes)

    14. A stylish dog backpack great for on-the-go pet parents who like to take their fur babies on extended outings. Fully adjustable and lightweight, it allows for a variety of extra storage options including treats, water, and supplies in its zippered pouches and pockets.

    a dog wearing a blue backpack

    Promising review: "This is very well made and super cute! My girl is very high energy so I put light weights in the sides and take walks with her! Works like magic! Has tons of room and would highly recommend for hikers and adventurers!" —Courtney

    Price: $52.95 (available in three colors and two styles)

    15. A handy ball launcher so you never have to touch a slobbery, sticky tennis ball ever again even during some truly Olympic-worthy games of fetch. Throw farther and longer than your human arm can alone.


    Promising review: "Great product at a great price; it's amazing how far the ball goes, and less effort than throwing by hand. Perfect for a tireless dog that loves to play ball!" —CharGar

    Price: $7.02 (originally $12.99)

    16. A special eye rinse easy to apply when fighting tear stains, bacteria buildup, and any gunk and pollen. This product is certainly nothing to roll your eyes at.

    The dog eye rinse

    Promising review: "Our goldendoodle commonly gets hair in his eye that will cause goops to form; he’s also had a runny eye since he was a pup, which we thought was just normal. We’ve been doing the eyewash almost nightly and we’ve seen a big improvement all around! We definitely notice if we skip a night or two using this product!" —Sark

    Price: $5.59

    17. A direct-to-seatbelt doggie swivel collar to keep your precious pooch safely strapped in during the entire car ride, especially if they're the type that likes to climb into the front seat and knock over your coffee mug.

    Dog wearing the direct-to-seatbelt swivel collar

    Promising review: "This is a great item for you and your dog! It's easy to deal with and keep your dog safe at the same time, and the swivel hook that connects to the collar or harness, whatever your dog is wearing, is very convenient to help keep your dog from getting tangled in it. Very good quality and an excellent item; if you don't have anything like this you should definitely buy it. It's great for your dog and it's easy for you." —Bill

    Price: $18.95 (originally $22.99)

    18. A snug doggie raincoat because there's nothing more annoying than coming home from a long walk in a downpour with a smelly wet pup. The cute elephant print will brighten up even the cloudiest of days.

    Dog wearing the doggie raincoat

    Promising review: "This rain coat is so cute. I love the elephant pattern and it fits perfectly! My pup is long but skinny. The XL fits great! Velcro closures make it easy to adjust to your pup's size." —Hope

    Price: $12.99+ (available in sizes XS–XXXL)

    19. A pack of peanut butter–flavored pill pockets for dogs who tend to spit out any medicine you try to give them. They're super easy to use — simply pop in the pill, pinch it shut, and feed to your furry friend.


    Promising review: "A good savings over the smaller sizes. I found the peanut butter doesn’t cause my dogs to break wind, which is a major consideration when you have three big dogs. My dogs don’t like the chewable medication so I just wrap pill pocket around the tablets and they eat them up. If Miss Daisy tries to eat around the pill I have a second piece of pill pocket ready so she swallows the first one quickly to get to the next." —MissDaisy

    Price: $7.98 (originally $9.99)

    20. A bright-orange doggie life jacket with float support, reflective strips, and dual handles to keep your water-lovin' pup safe and in your line of sight.

    Dog wearing the bright orange doggie lifejacket

    Promising review: "I have a dog who loves the water but gets nervous while swimming if her head goes under. With this jacket she is so much more confident. It feels very well made, and the straps are thankfully very adjustable as her chest is usually too big for even the largest sizes." —Amanda

    Price: $15.20+ (originally $24.99+; available in sizes XS–XL)

    21. A foldable poop scooper featuring cool spring-action jaws to make your job of cleaning up after your dog that much easier.

    The spring action foldable poop scooper

    Promising review: "I've never had one of these before but did a lot of reading before purchasing this one. This scooper is well made, has a large-toothed clamshell, is virtually self-cleaning, has a nice collapsible handle, a good grip, nice retraction springs and the handle is long enough for my six-foot-four height. I do not have to bend at all. The toothed clamshell is large and can comb subject matter out of tall or short grass. I will purchase several more of these in the future to pick up trash along my property line. Good job guys this one is a winner!!!!! Shipping was perfect." —Petmaster

    Price: $10.99+ (available in two sizes)

    22. A portable dog paw cleaner so your buddy's paws will be muddy no more even after the wettest of walks.

    Dog using the blue paw cleaner

    Promising review: "Since I can’t bathe my collie too often because of her coat, this helps for when she is running in the yard and I need to clean her paws. I don’t have to go to the hose or bathtub; I can spot clean in the moment and dry her feet easily." —Oreo

    Price: $12.60+ (originally $14.99+; available in three colors and three sizes)

    23. A no-pull harness for much easier walks in which your dog doesn't yank your arm out of its socket even when they run into an enticing pack of deer or squirrels.

    Miracle Worker / Chewy, aubstheslob / Chewy

    Promising review: "We have a pup that gets super excited; we have had her to training and when excited she still pulls...This harness was recommended by our trainer and immediately after putting it on (kind of challenging to figure out at first) my pup was comfortable and NOT PULLING!!! This harness distributes the pull and allows your dog to keep its head UP instead of the pull-down over-the-nose leads. It looks like it would not do the trick, just three straps, but it's a miracle worker! Our pup doesn't mind it, and she seems to feel 'off leash' when she wears it. Nice steady walks, except for the occasional squirrel, which is now a minimal pull. WELL WORTH IT!!!!" —JOURNEY

    Price: $16.95+ (originally $26.99+; available in seven colors and eight sizes)

    24. A soothing anti-itch shampoo made with oatmeal, aloe vera, and vitamin E to ensure your dog's skin and fur stays protected and well-moisturized no matter the indoor or outdoor elements.

    The anti-itch shampoo

    Promising review: "We used to use a popular name brand for our dog's shampoo. She never had any skin issues until last winter when she got super flaky. We switched her to this shampoo and started giving her skin vitamins. This shampoo really helps moisturize her skin without leaving a weird odor, and a little goes a long way during bath time. It was definitely a great purchase!" —mm13

    Price: $13.97

    25. A classic and near indestructible Kong toy perfect for pups who quickly chew through most of their prized possessions. Fill it with peanut butter for an easy treat that'll keep them occupied for hours on end.

    Dog enjoying the Kong toy

    Promising review: "This is my dog's new favorite thing in the world. He can sit there for hours licking the peanut butter out of it, if I were to let's actually quite obsessive; I have to limit his use. He has been able to destroy any material of toy except this one! Very happy with the durability of this toy, easy to clean, and the dog loves it." —April

    Price: $7.49+ (available in sizes XS–XXL)

    26. An airtight storage container so all that nutritious food you've invested in stays fresh for as long as humanly possible.

    The pet food storage container

    Promising review: "This is an awesome pet food storage container. It doesn't take up much space and you can pour a lot inside. The lid has a locking piece on the front of it and the lids keeps the pet food fresh. The price was affordable." —Ainge

    Price: $10.67+ (available in four sizes)

    27. A professional double-bladed nail trimmer with a tension spring to ensure a swift, clean cut that won't hurt your pup even a hair and will make the whole pedicure process smoother for anxious dogs.

    The double-bladed nail trimmer

    Promising review: "At first I was so nervous about cutting my dog's nails by myself, but her nails grow so fast I have to do some maintenance between grooming appointments. This was so easy to use and has a guard so I know I’m not accidentally going to cut the nail too short. But If you are an experienced nail clipper then you can move the guard down if you wish as well! Definitely recommend!" —Fawnsmom

    Price: $11.49+ (available in two sizes)

    28. A container of soft, chewy, lamb-flavored allergy and immune supplements that are said to support canine immunity, digestive function, and overall well-being. It really is a top dog product.

    a reviewer holding the tub of immune bites in front of their dog
    Kera / Chewy

    Promising review: "This product is amazing. We struggled right away when our year-old Lab was starting to experience seasonal allergies. We did lots of reading and research and went with this and it did not disappoint. We’ve been using it for over a year now and it’s made a world of a difference. Also it's great that it’s lamb flavored for those dogs who have a chicken allergy. Very great product and will continue to buy and recommend to any other dog owners!" —Remi

    Price: $26.97+ (available in two count sizes)

    29. An awesome breed identification DNA test ideal for families that can't agree on what exactly their mutt is mixed with. Simply swab their cheeks, send it to the lab, and wait three weeks for results.


    Promising review: "Got our beautiful girl at age 20 months from a rescue and she had been through the wringer. We got her up to a healthy weight and, although small, we thought she had Great Dane in her but maybe mixed with something else. Wisdom Panel provided a comprehensive result after their thorough testing and she is, indeed, 100% Great Dane and we are absolutely thrilled. Now that we know for sure, we understand this breed and what we need to do to keep her as healthy as possible for as long as we possibly can!" —Jules

    Price: $89.99 (originally $99.99)

    30. A weather-resistant pet camera so you can keep a close eye on your most beloved baby even when you're at work, out running errands, or even just in the backyard gardening.


    Promising review: "I have four Wyze Cam V2s in use outside my house and they have all been performing flawlessly. This is my first V3, and it was just as easy to set up and install. By turning night vision mode OFF, that turns off the infrared light mode and instead uses the camera’s sensitive sensor to see in natural color. Since there are streetlights on my block, there is enough light to get this natural-color image instead of the flat black-and-white image of night vision mode. However, if it is very, very dark outside, you might need to use the night vision mode. So far I am impressed with this camera's performance and I’m glad I decided to try the V3." —Steve

    Price: $35.98+ (available in two count sizes)

    31. And a fragrance-free sunscreen balm for those pups prone to dry skin, sunburns, and cracked snouts that need a little soothing.

    The dog sunscreen moisturizer balm
    Chewy / Via

    Promising review: "ChapStick size. Easy to store and carry. Easy to apply above and behind my doodle's nose. Covers well, and stays on to protect. Very satisfied with this; it will last a long time." —DoodleMom

    Price: $5.25

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