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    If You Own A Dog, You Probably Need These 28 Problem-Solving Products

    Dry, cracked paw pads, scratch marks on your wood floor, and stinky breath are about to become NBD.

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    1. A pet hair remover for anyone who's tired of getting fur all over their clothes. Roll it over your couch, bed, favorite blanket, you name it, and watch it lift the fur away. See, we can own nice things!!

    Reviewer photo of a black pillow covered in white dog hair and you can clearly see which side they brushed with the fur remover because all the dog hair is gone in that section

    2. A pack of stain-removing pads to tackle the inevitable messes that come with owning a pet. Pee? Check! Poop? Check! Vomit? Check! (You can even use them to clean up your wine spills.)

    3. An immunity-boosting allergy supplement so dogs with skin sensitivities can just exist without scratching themselves until they bleed. These soft chews deliver a dose of probiotics and other nutrients to help improve immune function, aide digestion, promote healthy skin, and add shine to a dog's coat.

    4. A joint support chew with glucosamine, an anti-inflammatory ingredient that'll lubricate your pup's joints so they engage in zoomies without pain. These are especially helpful for very active doggos as well as working breeds and senior pooches.

    Infographic that shows the treats and says they're proven to increase hind leg strength by up to 41%

    5. A creamy paw butter because your pet deserves a little spoiling. This balm moisturizes dry, cracked paws and snoots and is safe if licked or swallowed.

    Reviewer before and after showing the butter moisturized their dog's dry paw

    6. An aesthetically pleasing felt mat if you're tired of Fido making a mess whenever they drink water. This sleek and modern mat is water resistant and creates friction so their water bowl doesn't move around when they're drinking.

    7. A nail grinder for trimming your pup's claws so you can cuddle without getting scratches all over your legs and arms. It's super quiet and smooth, which is ideal for dogs who get spooked by regular nail clippers.

    Before photo of a dog's overgrown nails and an after photo of the same dog with nails that are neatly trimmed

    8. An anti-fungal antibacterial spray made with cooling aloe to treat a range of skin conditions, including allergies, cuts, hot spots, infections, rashes, and scrapes.

    9. An odor-eliminating spray so you can lift stains and odors fast. Each spray releases bacteria that feeds on the ammonia left behind after your pet's accidents, eliminating the urine completely and deterring your pet from peeing in the same spot again.

    The spray
    Amazon

    Rocco & Roxie is a family-owned small business named after the Magleby family's pets Rocco, a Labradoodle, and Roxie, a former shelter tabby cat. They make a variety of pet supplies, including cleaners, treats, grooming tools, accessories, and toys.

    Promising review: "I have two dogs, a rat terrier and a yorkie. They’ve never urinated on the couch before, but I had a friend's dog come and visit for awhile and this dog ‘marked’ the back of my couch. I cleaned the area with regular cleaner and thought nothing more about it. Well, a few weeks after the first incident with the friend's dog, I noticed multiple urine spots on the back of my couch! I think my two dogs were going behind one another marking the area over and over again! It was horrible. There was some old spots and new spots all over the back of the couch. It smelled so bad. I did some research and found this cleaner. I ordered it and I couldn’t be happier!! It has worked wonderfully. The dogs haven’t urinated or ‘marked’ the back of the couch anymore! I’m so grateful that this cleaning spay saved my couch!" —Harnicley

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $18.97/month).

    Check out our in-depth review of Rocco & Roxie Professional Strength Stain & Odor Eliminator.

    10. A pet brush that'll do the hard work of detangling your pet's matted fur while also removing dead hair to reduce shedding and keep your vacuumed floors fur-free. The stainless steel blade is packed with tiny teeth that are long enough to grasp loose hairs in your dog's undercoat.

    reviewer holding a brush with a lot of dog hair in its teeth

    11. A wood kennel cover because it'll help you maximize space in your small apartment. Not only will it make your dog's crate less of an eyesore, but it'll also turn it into a functional piece for holding bits and bobs.

    a dog kennel with a wood panel on top
    My Farmhouse Essential / Etsy

    My Farmhouse Essential is a small business based in Gainesville, Georgia.

    Promising review: "I ordered two crate toppers and they added a beautiful finishing touch to the dog area along with additional space to organize their stuff. The items arrived quickly and in great condition. I am very happy with the purchase." —Kathy Ryan

    Get it from My Farmhouse Essential on Etsy for $37.99+ (available in a variety of sizes and finishes).

    12. A bag of oral hygiene sticks if you're looking to loosen built-up plaque and tartar on your dog's teeth. They also contain hemp seed and fatty acids to help support your pooch's immune function and skin health.

    13. An interactive dog toy for the doggo who loses interest almost immediately. Your fur baby will spend hours rooting around the trunk for squirrels — and you'll finally have some time to yourself.

    14. An ear treatment to clean your poor pet's ears of buildup and prevent inflammation and irritation. These ear drops are designed to protect against a variety of fungal and bacterial infections, like yeast and staph infections.

    Reviewer's before and after showing the treatment cleared all the brown crustiness from their dog's ears

    15. An adorable and basically tear-resistant stuffed duck so you can stop spending money on toys that your furry destroyer shreds in approximately 10 seconds. This lil' yellow duck doesn't look like it, but it's built to last.

    16. A cleansing wrinkle cream that'll wash away tear stains and prevent moisture from building up in skin folds. This is especially useful for squishy-faced breeds — like Frenchies, bulldogs, and pugs — but long-haired breeds can also benefit too.

    17. An antibacterial toothpaste that's safe to swallow, because preventing plaque buildup can keep your dog's breath smelling fresh. The vanilla mint scent won't make you want to barf like meat-flavored animal toothpastes, and your fur baby will love the taste.

    18. A liquid tartar remover if your dog desperately needs their teeth cleaned but also won't let you near them with a toothbrush. (Think of it as doggy mouthwash!) Just add this to their water and you'll notice your dog's plaque and bad breath subside.

    19. An eye rinse for clearing away debris that could be irritating your dog's eyes. Plus, it'll help get rid of tear stains — aka those annoying reddish streaks some dogs have around their eyes.

    Reviewer's before and after photo showing the rinse got rid of their white dog's tear stains

    20. A set of mini combs to gently detangle the fur around their eyes that's been crusted with eye boogers. This stainless steel brush delicately picks out the goop so you don't have to touch it yourself.

    21. A wood polish so you can hide the scratch marks from your dog's overgrown nails along the bottom of your doors and on your wood floor.

    Before and after showing the scratch marks along the base of a door completely removed with the wood polish

    22. A flea and tick shampoo that'll decimate the flea and tick population in your pet's fur. It's gentle enough for pups with sensitive skin, plus it'll leave your fur boy smelling delightful and fresh.

    23. A plush Snuggle Puppy, because sometimes our four-legged friends need a furry companion too. It's great for pups who are being crate-trained, plus it produces a heartbeat that anxious pooches may find soothing.

    24. A nail file board if your pup hates getting their nails trimmed but the scratch marks their overgrown claws make on your wood floors make you sad. This is like an emery board for your dog!

    Dog rubbing its nails on a pink board

    25. A "Did you feed the dog?" sign for pet ~pawrents~ whose pups are looking a little chonky thanks to extra meals.

    Promising review: "I don’t usually bother to review but this was so much nicer than I expected! Larger, well made, WOW! I hate to admit senility. I love my dog. Imagine forgetting if I fed her or not? I don’t want her overfed or overweight. This is the best thing! I stuck it to the top of her food storage. Now no question. A++++ Seriously such better quality and size than I expected!!!" —Suzy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (also available in a cat version).

    26. A devastatingly effective handheld vacuum to suck up pet hair. It has a special rubber nozzle that picks up fur with ease, especially on hard-to-vacuum areas like stairs. There's no bag, so simply pop off the canister when you're done vacuuming and dump the contents in the trash.

    27. An electric pet shaver so trimming your pet's fur is a breeze. This set comes with four guard combs so you don't accidentally nick the skin, as well as a set of clippers. Reviewers say it's quiet — a plus if your pets are sensitive to noise.

    Progression photos showing a disheveled dog looking neat and groomed

    28. A genius leash holder that'll be your #1 for holding bags of #2. This genius doodad has a notch that'll clutch the sack of doggie doo-doo until you reach the nearest trash can.

    gif of someone picking up a bag of dog poop and wrapping the bag around the leash holder
    Smart-Shiba / Etsy

    Smart-Shiba is a small business launched by Yuzuru Ito in 2021. Their unique leash handles are handmade in Michigan. 

    Promising review: "The cutest leash and poop bag holder. Very creative and well made. The design is so clever and very comfortable to hold. I've been using it on every single walk since receiving it in the mail. Beautifully and carefully packaged with a handwritten note by the owner, Yuzuru. Very happy with my purchase and will soon place another for my cousin who just got a Shiba Inu puppy!" —wwthr33

    Get it from Smart-Shiba on Etsy for $15.99.

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