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    25 Clever Products From Chewy That Will Help Solve Small But Everyday Problems

    Because sometimes, being a pet parent can be tough — the fur, the chewing, the *smells* —but it's so worth it.

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    1. A sliding pet puzzle to occupy your pet in a way that is not loud, messy, or damaging. It'll buy you some time to do ~human stuff~. And c'mon, it looks like a lil' sushi board — need I say more?


    Simply put a yummy snack in the hole below the sushi roll, slide it closed, and then watch your pet improve their ~cognitive abilities~ before your very eyes!

    Promising Review: "Our dog quickly figured out how to get treats out of this puzzle toy, but it is so handy, because he loves it and it calms him and occupies him whenever we leave. Love this!" —Linmarpie

    Price: $14.95

    2. A bottle of stain and odor remover because everyday accidents are no biggie. This formula also kills canine viruses to keep your best friend happy n' healthy.

    A dog lying next to the 32-oz bottle
    Nature's Miracle / Via

    Promising Review: "This product is so good at eliminating stains and says 15 minutes, but the effects are almost instantaneous. We use this for our potty-prone geriatric dog...just like her, this one is a keeper." -JeanneB

    Price: $6.59

    3. A durable Benebone bacon-flavored dog bone for the aggressive chewer in your life. Its ergonomic shape and bacon flavor will keep your pet occupied for hours, encouraging ~appropriate~ chewing habits and promoting canine dental health.

    A dog chewing on the bone

    The durable nylon bone also doesn't shed gross (and potentially dangerous) little pieces as it is chewed. A+++.

    Promising Review: "When this toy says 'tough,' it means tough. Our pup can only use a few toys. He has the ability to shred and destroy nearly every toy we buy. Some toys have advertised themselves as 'nearly indestructible,' only to be torn up within a day or two. He loves this toy and brings it around the house with him often." —Meshe

    Price: $10.62+ (available in size S–L)

    4. An elegant litter box enclosure so no one has to see or smell your cat's business. It features dual entrances, a spacious interior and a modern design to blend right in with your decor.

    The enclosure in black being used as an accent table

    Promising Review: "It was easy to assemble and made of sturdy materials—actually turned out to be a pretty piece of furniture. My cats all prefer these luxurious digs to any of the other boxes in the house! Even though our cats are part of our family, we didn't want a litter box in our living area — now we can be discreet and they can be happy and healthy!"Camille

    Price: $159.99+ (available in two colors)

    5. A silent exercise wheel because your nocturnal pet likes to get their steps in while you try to sleep. With this, you can let em' run to their heart's content and *still* be able to get your beauty sleep each night. You can thank me later.

    the wheel
    Lindsay/ Chewy

    Promising Review: "When I was younger and didn’t know better, I had a wire wheel for my hamsters. This one is so much better. I can’t hear when the hammy is running and the base is nice and heavy, so it doesn’t move around. Also, their feet don’t get stuck because the part they run on is solid with some grip." —Lindsey

    Price: $24.69+ (available in sizes S, L, and wide, and three colors)

    6. A Nylabone teething pacifier so your pup can soothe their growing teeth without destroying your wooden molding. Sit back and enjoy puppyhood — they grow up so fast. *sniffles*

    a dog using the chew toy
    Lola/ Chewy

    The pacifier ring has two brightly colored chews attached to keep your pup busy— reviewers say it's even better when you pop it in the fridge first.

    Promising Review: "Great toy for distracting a puppy whenever they try to bite you or chew on furniture etc. This item is lightweight and easy to clean. Also necessary with a puppy who is potty training." —Sfdiane

    Price: $6.99

    7. A litter disposal system that locks in waste odors, so you don't have to worry that your house smell like a giant cat bathroom. You'll be making fewer trips to the dumpster, and your fine feline won't have to shame-smell their own poo!

    the litter disposal

    The system locks in smells in a way that a regular trash can can't. And it's not just for cats — I used this during puppy potty training to dispose of waste and soiled paper towels. 

    Promising Review: "Just LOVE this product! We have a small home and cat box waste has always reeked in kitchen garbage. Been using this product for a month and absolutely notice a huge difference in the smell. So easy to use & convenient! I only need to dispose of one bag, once a week. Product is also compact enough for small spaces." —Snoqueenee

    Price: $17.99+ (available in two colors)

    8. A set of carpeted pet stairs so your furry friend can join you on the couch for your nightly binge-watch. You won't have to worry about them getting hurt jumping up or down, and they'll love their newfound freedom!

    A dog using the large stairs in brown to get on a couch

    Promising Review: "I bought this step for one of our cats that can no longer jump up on the bed due to age, and it works like a charm. He took to it right away and is one happy kitty! These steps are well constructed and sturdy." —Shaunda

    Price: $59.09+ (available in sizes L and XL and two colors)

    9. A padded no-pull harness to make daily walks more enjoyable for you and less uncomfortable for your dog. Plus, the leash is adjustable, to ensure a perfect fit for every pup. *Bark of approval*

    A dog wearing the harness in pink

    Promising Review: "I bought this harness for my mom's new dog. It fits her perfectly. She no longer pulls on the leash and it is much easier to walk her. This was a great purchase!" —Liz2981

    Price: $13.99+ (available in four sizes and four colors)

    10. A waterproof carseat cover so you can take your dogs on *all* of the adventures without worrying about them dirtying your vehicle. It includes seatbelt slots for when you're carrying humans, and can be converted into a hammock when you're not.

    A dog sitting on the cover in the backseat of a car

    The heavy-duty polyester cover is machine-washable.

    Promising Review: "This puts my mind at ease. I know my puppy gets excited and may tinkle a little, but these covers keep my seats clean and protected! Easy to put on, take off, and wash. Did I mention it looks great in my car?" —Blue

    Price: $26.99+ (available in sizes standard and XL)

    11. A bird cage cover because nothing is worse than a noisy bird while you're trying to sleep. This reduces the noises and distractions that keep your feathered friend awake, so you *both* can sleep soundly. It's like an eye mask for your parrot, basically.

    The cover

    The cover has a front flap so you can ~peek in on your parakeet~ at night.

    Promising review: "This cover blocks out all light. My parrot sleeps until I uncover him. He actually is happy and laughing again when I talk to him in the mornings while uncovering him. No more screeching! Thank you!" —Kissybirdie

    Price: $21.74+ (available in two sizes)

    12. A slow feeder to help your little food gobbler s l o w d o w n at mealtime. The engaging bowl helps prevent vomiting afterwards — the dreaded "scarf and barf." And its nonslip bottom and high-quality construction ensure that it can handle even the hungriest of pets.

    A dog eating a meal out of the regular bowl

    It works for cats, too!

    Promising Review: "Both of my dogs are voracious eaters and previous bowls that were designed to slow them down did not work. This has done wonderfully! They actually have to stop and think and can no longer inhale their food or get sick after eating. So I'm happy!" —Sara

    Price: $7.50+ (available in mini and regular)

    13. A water-resistant sofa protector so that you and your best bud can share the couch without it turning into a wet and dirty pet bed. Lay this bad boy down and let your four-legged friend sleep peacefully, because this is one piece of furniture that they will *not* take over completely.

    A dog sleeping on the protector in gray

    Promising Review: "Love, love, love. This cover is perfect for us. My baby girl uses the furniture like I do and sometimes she comes in a little wet and jumps on the loveseat before I can wipe her feet. This cover saves my loveseat from any wet or dirt. I would highly recommend this product." —CraftyB

    Price: $18.99+ (available in three sizes and three colors)

    14. A pet hair remover because your pet sheds so much hair onto your furniture, it's a wonder they're not bald. Go with this reusable, easy-to-clean roll and rejoice in finally being able to sit on your couch, even if you're wearing black pants.

    The remover being used on a piece of furniture

    Promising Review: "I have an elderly cat who has stopped self-grooming, two younger cats, and two mini dachshunds. To say the hair problem is bad is a terrible understatement. Just out of curiosity, I ran this roller over a step. It picked up so much hair, I had to empty it! Now, my bed quilt has no hair on it. My sofa is hairless. This was the best money I've ever spent."Steph

    Price: $24.95

    15. A wall-mounted sisal cat scratcher, so your cat will never use you or the side of your couch as one again. And ince it is designed to be hung up, you will never again trip over freestanding kitty furniture in the middle of the night. *purrs*

    The cat scratcher in gray mounted on a wall

     Reviewers add that it also works lying on the ground or mounted on a piece of furniture. The possibilities are *truly* endless.

    Promising Review: "My cats were stretching up the walls and scratching and I tried several different scratchers for them. This one has been their favorite! They use it a lot. It was easy to mount and doesn’t take up room in our small space." —Kalie

    Price: $9.99+ (available in two colors, two sizes and sets of one or two)

    16. An indoor pet bathroom, for when the weather outside is frightful, but your dog also *has to* go pee. Your pet will avoid accidents of desperation and you can avoid pet parent guilt.

    A dog on the pet bathroom
    Olivia/ Chewy

    I can personally attest — this has kept my dog ~regular~ when it's too cold to go outside, and has been a game-changer for me, especially when used with the disposal kit.

    Promising Review: "My Chihuahua uses this every night, on stormy/rainy days and whenever we don't want to make the trip downstairs. We live in an apartment in the city and this makes life so much easier. It's easy to clean and maintain. I highly recommend!" —AvaK

    Price: $69.95

    17. A gravity water dispenser so you don't have to worry about refilling your dog or cat's water every day or when you're out. This one has a vet-approved stainless-steel bowl and a unique modern design, making it a favorite for you *and* your pet!

    A dog drinking from the water dispenser

    Plus, it's dishwasher safe!

    Promising Review: "I really wanted a gravity waterer because we live in southern Arizona. My kitties' noses were getting dry because we had a hard time keeping their bowls full. I decided to take a chance on this waterer, and it works! The metal bowl is awesome, it's made well and doesn't feel flimsy. I haven't had to worry about the kitties running out of water, and their noses are wet again!" —SouthernSpiceCats

    Price: $14.95+ (available in three sizes)

    18. An odor-eliminating candle because even our most beloved companions can get a lil' stinky. Keep your home smelling fresh, clean, and not like a pet store with this light, pleasant scent.

    The green Bamboo Breeze-scented candle

    Promising Review: "This candle's scent is clean and also light enough to not overpower your senses. Definitely clears and freshens the space where my baby's pee pad is. Will buy again!" —StellasMom

    Price: $9.95

    19. A pack of hygienic waste bags that are thick and puncture-resistant, to keep your hands clean and prevent unwanted contact with your pet's "organic materials," ahem. Just admit it — if you have a dog, it has happened to you.

    The pack of 100 bags

    Promising Review: "These are the bags we use and love. However, for my last order, I found some cheaper ones, so I thought I would try them. Big mistake that resulted in getting a mess on my hands a couple times (YUCK!). The two-ply construction and being able to place your entire hand inside the Mitts and protect your hand from yucky messes, is invaluable. Worth every penny!" —Momof2

    Price: $23.99+ (available in 100- or 200-count bags)

    20. A Petcube pet camera so you can keep a watchful eye and ear on your best friend, even if you can't be with them. It has two-way audio for those of us who have full-on conversations with our dog (guilty as charged). And if you see anything concerning on your camera while you're away, you can instantly contact a vet through the Petcube app.

    The pet camera in use.

    Promising Review: "I have already recommended this to many of my pet owner friends. The camera gives us such peace if mind. My dog is elderly and not well. The camera is extremely clear, day and night and it allows us to see the whole room despite the small camera size." —Rosie

    Price: $39.99+ (available in sets of one, two or three cameras)

    21. A temporary door latch that's an alternative to gates with cut-outs and other solutions that keep your dogs out of the space but still let your cats *in*. It also comes with a handy lil' doorstop so the door won't completely shut on your furry fam, either.

    the stopper
    mantha/ Chewy

    Promising Review: "Our dog is super interested in digging around in our cat’s litter box. She sometimes eats it but she also sometimes just likes to leave the poop on the couch like an absolute weirdo. This door stop is perfect for keeping the bathroom door propped open wide enough for the cat to get inside to use the bathroom, but not so wide that our dog can get inside." —Abbey

    Price: $18.97

    22. A bottle of cage deodorizer spray, because gerbils, hamsters, and other rodents are really fun pets, but also *really* smelly pets. Stop the everyday cage stench in its tracks and keep your lil' friend's home hygienic with this safe and effective spray!

    The 16-ounce bottle

    Promising Review: "At first I was a little bit skeptical of it because I wasn’t sure that it was going to work. Now that I’ve used it, I love it! It does a great job keeping my guinea pig's cage smelling good. The spray itself smells really good. I don’t think I will ever go back!" —Bayy

    Price: $10.99

    23. A bag of aquarium water beads to keep your finned friend's house clean and crystal clear longer, so you can clean less and enjoy more. Plus, they're described as 'a ball pit for fish' and I am LOVING that mental image.

    A bag of the beads in blue

    Promising Review: "Best addition to the fish pet supplies pet owners can purchase through! Helps keep Wiggles' water cleaner longer without having to change the water every other day." —Beans

    Price: $6.80+ (available in three colors)

    24. An affordable self-cleaning litter box, because it is 2021 and you *do not* need to be scooping your cat's poop everyday. (And your kitty *does not* need to be stepping in it).

    a reviewer photo of a cat using the litter box
    kayla/ Chewy

    Its automatic rake features collects solid waste, and its urine-absorbing and poo-drying litter ensures freshness. 

    Promising Review: "I admit I forget to scoop my cat's litter daily. He has two boxes and they get full and smelly quickly. I've tried a range of litters but nothing really helped the smell, even with scooping three to four times a week. I've been using this box and I love it (and so does my cat).  I have no issues having this in my living room as I am not smelling litter." —Sammi 

    Price: $99.95 (available in three colors)

    25. A reflective dog leash coupler with a handle, so you can walk two dogs with one leash. Multi-canine families, rejoice — no more fumbling around with twisted leashes!

    A model using the coupler to walk two dogs

    Promising Review: "I have two large dogs and I use this every day. It never gets tangles and keeps them together. It is so easy to walk them with this.Fantastic 

    Price: $32.98

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