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    25 Things From PetSmart That’ll Help Solve Even The Most Annoying Problems

    No matter how pesky your pet problem, these awesome products are here to save the day.

    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 plush Snuggle Puppy behavioral aid dog toy designed to comfort your anxious pooch, relieve their anxiety, and recreate the warmth and "real feel" of their littermate's heartbeats (*so* precious). If they won't stop whining or barking, this little friend might just do the trick.

    The Snuggle Puppy behavioral aid dog toy
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "A blessing! I've got a newly adopted pup with major separation anxiety. I researched every calming product they carried in store (and bought many of them). The manager pointed this out to me after they randomly got one into the store. My pup immediately was curious and started chewing at its ears and paws. But with the beating heart, he climbed right on top of it in his crate. Sometimes he sleeps on it, sometimes not, but I know he likes it." PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $39.99

    2. An awesome litter box odor eliminator that is certainly nothing to sniff at when it comes to keeping your home smelling good. This powerful blend of essential oils absorbs even the strongest of smells, mixes easily with all types of litter, and is safe for people and pets alike.

    The litter box odor eliminator
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "This product is nothing short of a miracle. It's fantastic." —Nadine

    Price: $11.99

    3. A slow-feeding dog bowl great for pooches who gobble down their chow way too quickly. The fun puzzle design encourages them to pace themselves, promoting better digestion and saving you from dealing with an upset stomach.

    The slow dog feeder bowl replacement
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I have a lab puppy and this has helped a lot 'cause she loves to chow her food down so fast." —Tricia 

    Price: $14.99

    4. A trusty hammock car seat cover with water resistant fabric so your newly-washed backseat won't get furry and dirty so quickly. The special safety barrier also makes it harder for Fido to climb into the front and knock over your morning cup of coffee.

    The hammock car seat cover
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Loved it! We took our golden doodle, Stella, on her first road trip. This worked perfectly for her and kept her very comfortable!" —Krista

    Price: $39.99

    5. A unique cuttlebone bolt-on bird holder that allows your birdie to have a movable perch to happily peck at, making cage clean-up time so much simpler.

    The cuttlebone bolt-on bird holder
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I like this cuttle bone holder better than the flimsy metal holders the cuttle bones comes with. It's easier to attach to the cage and it has a perch so my parakeets can have great access to the cuttlebone, and not to mention, it catches all the white fragments the birds drops while chewing on it. This really gets the job done." —Samantha

    Price: $2.99 (originally $6.99)

    6. A pack of Arm & Hammer Plus OxiClean carpet odor eliminator for those times when your fur baby has an accident (it happens) but you absolutely are *not* willing to sacrifice your brand new tufted carpet, nor let it stink up your home.

    The Arm & Hammer Plus OxiClean carpet odor eliminator
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "This product has been transformative for my Home and family! It delivers a clean fresh smell that permeates my house and lasts for days. This product is worth every penny and I highly recommend it for pet owners. It's the real deal!" —Ewan

    Price: $1.49 (originally $7.99)

    7. A stacking three-piece airtight pet food storage container combo plus a matching two-cup food scoop so all that yummy goodness you bought in bulk stays as fresh for as long as humanly possible.

    The chrome three-piece airtight pet food storage container combo
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I've had this for a week and it's easy to use. It has wheels that allow you move it from side to side. It's perfect and it's great quality." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $24.99 (originally $32.99, available in five colors)

    8. A cute cat flower drinking fountain perfect for picky felines who need a little nudge to stay hydrated. The elevated design prevents dirt and dust from building up, and the constant flow of water keeps the H20 consistently fresh.

    The cat flower drinking fountain
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "My 20-year-old cat Anthony was not drinking water as well and was getting constipated. I brought this hoping he would like the free-flowing clean water as he loves to take sips from the bath tub drip. As soon as I plugged it in, he saw the flowing water and he drank like never before. Also, he doesn’t have to bend downward as he is having hip issues. Overall a nice design, quiet and easy to assemble and clean. No dirty water with cat hairs and this has a three system filter to keep clean." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $25.99 (originally $29.99)

    9. A soothing paw pad shield made with veterinarian-formulated wax so you can say goodbye to cracked, dry, and painful puppy toes on long walks.

    The paw pad shield
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Love this product; used on my rescue whose paws were so dry and cracked. Put on every time we went out for our walks, especially in the snow and it was very helpful giving him protection from the snow, ice, and salt. His paws have come a long way and are not as dry and cracked. So glad I found this product and highly recommend it." —Kobe

    Price: $8.99 (originally $9.99)

    10. An elevated double diner pet feeder to ease neck and shoulder strain and support proper swallowing for your beloved pooch while they "dine in." The no-slip bottom also helps prevent messes and food overflow, which means less cleaning for you.

    The elevated double diner pet feeder
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I have a 14-year-old Sheltie and she has arthritis in her legs. When she lowered her head to eat and drink from her regular bowls on the floor, her legs would slide out to the sides and she would fall down. I bought this elevated double diner in the eight-inch height so that she can stand up to eat and drink. This is exactly what she needs. She doesn't fall down while eating and drinking and there is less strain on her joints. She is more comfortable and happy and she took to it right away. I am very pleased with this product!" —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $29.99

    11. A four-step pet staircase so your fur baby can more easily come give you the morning kisses you covet, whether they're a puppy still learning to climb or an elderly pet in need of extra support.

    The tan four-step pet staircase
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "We bought a new bed and have two dachshunds; we were concerned about them hurting themselves from jumping. It took a bit of training and coaxing to get the younger dog (age 1) to use the step. She now flies up and down it. Occasionally she jumps off of the bed when she gets excited. The older dog (age 11) is still working on using the step. It's not as easy for him, but he will get there. The step is well-made with carpet to provide traction." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $59.99 (originally $119.99, available in two colors)

    12. A handy ball launcher because let's be honest, grabbing a slobbery toy mid-game really takes the fun out of fetch. This device even throws your dog's beloved ball two to three times further than you can...even if you are a pro baseball player.

    The ball launcher toy
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "My dog trainer recommended this toy for playing fetch with my dog. I was unable to throw the ball very far, but with this I can launch it across a field. I purchased the whistling ball to go with it, and my dog couldn't be happier. I launch it off my back deck, he runs down the two flights of stairs, grabs the whistling ball, and brings it back up, gnawing on it the whole way. I don't have to touch the ball, and I love that. No slobber hands for me! Rinse and repeat a few times, and I have one sleepy puppy." —Catie

    Price: $12.99+ (available in two sizes)

    13. An undercoat deshedding tool that works wonders in removing up to 90% of loose pet hair without damaging the topcoat or causing your pet any discomfort. Plus: the easy ejector button makes clean-up a cinch.

    The undercoat deshedding tool
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I'm a groomer so these tools are already a go-to for brushing double-coated dogs. They're also fantastic for getting hair out of couches, cars, carpets, etc. My shepherd mix travels in my car frequently and it go to the point it looked like she exploded inside my car. I mean hair just covering everything. I used this on the seats and carpet and it got probably 90% of her hair out and I was able to vacuum the rest. These brushes make shedding season a little more bearable all around!" —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $31.95+ (originally $31.99+, available in two sizes)

    14. A covered self-cleaning litter box so you can take scooping off your daily to-do list. The baby does all the hard work for you, and the safety sensors mean it only works when your cat's out of the box. Simply remove and replace the tray.

    The covered self-cleaning litter box
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "All of the advertised features work: the use counter, the sensor, the rake, and the little poo trap. The crystal litter is great, it doesn't track at all, has no dust, and no smell. I'm particularly impressed because he is an aggressive digger, but he has not managed to get a single particle of crystal out of the box. Overall I'd say this box is well worth the money." —Sam

    Price: $139.95 (originally $179.99)

    15. A fast-acting flea and tick treatment for smaller dogs proven to kill all manner of pesky fleas, lice, and ticks and keep them away from and *out of* your precious pup's fur. Apply once a month for long-lasting protection.

    The flea and tick treatment for smaller dogs
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Just moved to Florida and was told to pretreat dogs before coming as fleas are very prevalent. Wanted waterproof product as sometimes it rains. Worked perfectly! Doing monthly treatment through the summer, then will reevaluate frequency. Great product without any side effects. Two dogs are elderly and I was concerned for their safety. No issues, thankfully." —PetSmart

    Price: $36.99 (originally $39.99)

    16. An aquarium fish tank scrubber great for getting all of the unsightly gunk and algae out of your water-based animals' tank. It's even got an easy-grip handle to help keep the process as simple and comfortable as possible.

    The aquarium fish tank scrubber
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I used to use just a paper towel, and always noticed my water looked hazy. Bought this brush and oh what a difference. Seems the haze was not my water but the inside of my tank. Now it's crystal clear when I look into my tank." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $7.29

    17. A deluxe pet carrier made from durable, quilted nylon with mesh panels on three sides so you can keep an eye on your pet the entire time they're safely strapped in and under your airplane seat. Bonus: they can poke their head out to check on you, too, which helps them stay calm during travels.

    The black deluxe pet carrier
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "The quality is very nice. A perfect size complete with shoulder strap or just to carry as a handbag. I purchased the mid-sized bag for my cat traveling to Europe. The added feature that the top can zip open for them to poke out a head is super. Nice wool mat makes the cold airplane floor climate much more comfortable. The study outer portion less susceptible to caving in. Three sides are dark mesh and the back is closed for them to hide." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $39.99 (originally $73.99, available in two colors)

    18. A container of all-natural hemp allergy, skin, and coat soft chews for dogs with severe dandruff and all issues related to the scratching and sniffling that comes from seasonal allergies. Take away their misery and spend more time playing, less time sneezing.

    The all-natural hemp allergy, skin, and coat soft chews
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Our golden, Ava, had the worst dandruff you can imagine due to allergies. Vet said she’d never seen anything that bad. All her suggestions did nothing to help. We happen to find this product at local pet shop and within a week of using it she barely has any dandruff and now none. Her coat looks so healthy and shiny. This product is amazing. Thank you for creating this product!" —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $17.99+ (available in two container sizes)

    19. A ball track and scratcher cat toy ideal for kitties who get restless and easily bored, making them more prone to clawing up your furniture when you aren't paying them enough attention. This toy, catnip included, will keep them endlessly entertained.

    The ball track and scratcher cat toy
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Our seven-month-old kitten absolutely loves this toy! She plays with the ball multiple times a day, and loves to scratch it. It's great to have items like this so she doesn't want to scratch our furniture." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    20. A seatbelt tether car restraint that easily buckles into your car, making it perfect for pups who like to squirm and move around *way* too much during drives for your peace of mind.

    The seatbelt tether car restraint
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I bought this a year and a half ago when my dog was just a puppy thinking it was over-protective of me and he’d never really need it. These days he’s over 100 pounds and pretty built (half boxer, half pit bull). He wears this seat belt attached to his Kong harness. These two combined stopped my much-loved buddy from going through my windshield when I got into an accident, and kept him in the car while I made sure he and myself were okay. Two thumbs up, would recommend again and again." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $12.95 (originally $13.99)

    21. A pack of extra-large dog pads that cover *way* more surface space than your average model. The adhesive tabs help hold them in place, and the helpful pheromone attractant encourages your indoor dog to use the pad, not your new rug.

    The extra-large dog pad
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "Make no mistake these pads are by far the best most absorbent pads I’ve found! Not only do I use these for my dog, but I also had a leak I used them to keep the water contained in one area. They hold so much water I could only put them in the trash bag a few at a time because the bag couldn’t handle the weight of them. I absolutely love these pads; I use them for all kinds of spills." —Miles

    Price: $7.79+ (originally $7.99+, available in three quantities)

    22. A stainless-steel nail clipper for big dogs and their pet parents who want to always have a good grip while giving their pups a much-needed pedicure. They cut smoothly and easily, which means your dog will stay calm and relaxed (as will you) during the entire procedure.

    The stainless steel nail clipper
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I bought this based on the review by a veterinary tech. Great clippers. It was my first time clipping their nails so I was nervous. Very easy to use. It clipped the nail quick and clean." —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $7.59 (originally $12.99)

    23. A restorative Burt's Bees nose and paw balm created with a highly effective blend of essential fatty acids, antioxidants, and protein so you can say goodbye to chapped noses and crusty feet for good.

    the nose and paw balm with listed ingredients of sea buckthorn and kelp
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "I put this on my dogs’ crusty feet, and there was a huge improvement the very next day. After a couple more applications, I bet they will be back to having 'puppy feet.' Love this product!" —PetSmart reviewer

    Price: $10.99 (originally $12.99)

    24. A nontoxic ear and eye pet wash intended for *all* animals, safely cleaning any and all irritants and wounds to their eyes and outer ears.

    The ear and eye pet wash
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "My 10-year-old dog with cataracts woke up his eyes shut and filled with gunk. As soon as I used a warm damp cloth and applied this gel, his eye opened up within five minutes and he stopped pawing at it." —Sam

    Price: $9.99 (originally $12.99)

    25. A delightfully chewy pack of dental dog treats to fight bad breath and promote overall oral hygiene. They're packed with vitamins and nutrients and made to taste great...to your dog, of course.

    The dental dog treats
    PetSmart

    Promising review: "My shepherd mix loves greenies more than ANY other treat. It is a bonus that they are also good for him and his teeth. We go through more of them than we should. I had a pit bull for 15 years and he also loved them.." —Dayna

    Price: $4.98+ (originally $4.99+, available in six quantities) 

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