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    35 Things That Pet Owners Who’ve Rescued Pets Swear By

    These products will ~rescue~ you from a variety of problems: itchy allergies, crusty noses, and so much poop.

    1. An ultra-fluffy fleece blanket to keep your new friends warm and comfy in their carriers and crates.

    2. A pet carrier with mesh sides, a top-entry design, and plenty of room for them to move around. If you frequently travel with your pet or need to shuttle them to and from vet appointments, this is a great option.

    3. A devastatingly effective handheld vacuum for sucking 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.

    4. A nail file board so you can keep your dog's claws from becoming overgrown. This is like an emery board for your dog and is great for pups who cannot handle clippers or grinders.

    Dog rubbing its nails on a pink board

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

    6. An immunity-boosting allergy supplement because your doggo deserves relief from their allergies and skin sensitivities. These soft chews deliver a dose of probiotics and other nutrients to help improve immune function, aid digestion, promote healthy skin, and add shine to a dog's coat.

    7. An interactive cat toy to quickly replace the bin full of other playthings you've bought your kitty over the years...and that they now won't even look at.

    8. A purring cat toy if your rescue kitty is suffering from anxiety. This purple guy has a built-in purring mechanism so your feline can enjoy the sensation of curling up to another purring "cat." It also plays calming, comforting sounds.

    9. Or a plush Snuggle Puppy for your pups who need a friend who can stay close by awhile. Reviewers say both cats and dogs love the heartbeat sound it makes, but don't blame us if your cat grows up thinking they're a dog (I kid!).

    10. An adorable and basically tear-resistant stuffed duck so your rescue puppy has someone to keep them company while they adjust to their new temporary home. This lil' yellow duck doesn't look like it, but it's built to last.

    11. A mounted brush that'll satisfy your cat's ceaseless demands for scritches. Just mount it to a corner with the included adhesive strips and watch as your beloved babies leave you for the warm embrace of this gray-and-white piece of plastic.

    12. A bag of premium clumping litter because scooping the litter box and having the clumps break into a dozen pieces while releasing a pee- and ammonia-scented cloud is your biggest frustration with your current litter. Ding ding ding! This winning litter will prevent that problem. Plus reviewers say the odor control is fantastic.

    Reviewer's cat in their litter box

    13. An automatic water fountain to encourage your picky cats to stay hydrated. Some cats hate drinking still water (long story short, it's a defense mechanism), so a fountain with running water may be more enticing.

    Reviewer photo of the green fountain, which has a flower-shaped spout

    14. A doggie doorbell if you want to add "doorbell trained" to your rescue's résumé. Teach your dog to ring a doorbell when they have to go potty, and you will have never run around the house asking, "Who did this?" as your dog tries to avoid making eye contact.

    The doorbell, which has a yellow circle that dogs push with their nose

    15. A food storage container to keep your pets' kibble fresh and out of their greedy paws. The snap-lock latches will prevent moisture and pests from seeping in.

    The three-piece set, which comes on wheels

    16. A bag of Pill Pockets so you can disguise icky medication that your dog immediately sniffs out and avoids when you try to hide it in their food.

    Reviewer photo of the pill pouch

    17. A pooper scooper that'll scoop the dang poop so you don't have to kneel down to pick it up.

    The pooper scooper, which has a rake and a garbage bin

    18. And on that note, a pack of pee pads because your puppy is still working on their potty training skills. They're also a great short-term option for pets who don't want to go outside to do their business when it's snowy or wet, or for senior dogs who might not know they need to go until...well...they're already going.

    a small dog sitting on the square pad

    19. A broom for pet hair to loosen the fur trapped in your carpet. It works just as well on wood and linoleum, with the rubber head working as a magnet to attract stray hairs. There's also a built-in squeegee for wiping up liquids or for cleaning glass. Plus, the handle extends from 36 to 60 inches so it can reach practically any mess.

    20. A heating pad if you're now the proud parent of a litter of kitties and need to keep them warm. You can also use it outside if you've basically adopted the neighborhood strays and want to make sure they're not freezing.

    cat lying on the blue square pad

    21. A crate for creating a relaxing retreat for your pet. This is their safe space when they get anxious or stressed.

    22. A slow feeder bowl so you can stop your dog from inhaling their meal in a minute flat. These ridged bowls can help improve digestion, reduce bloating, and encourage your dog's foraging skills to keep their mind active.

    Reviewer photo of the bowl with dog food in it

    23. 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 yo 41%

    24. A Bissell SpotBot, because who wants to spend hours on their hands and knees scrubbing cat vomit from the carpet? The answer: no one.

    25. A self-warming pet bed to keep your pet nice and toasty. (Reviewers with hairless cats say it's great for keeping their naked bbs cozy and warm.)

    26. An automatic pet feeder if you want to regain your freedom from your furry overlords. No more being woken up at 6 a.m. by a hungry pet or having your Zoom meetings interrupted by yowling in the background because dinner is one minute late.

    orange tabby cat sitting next to the black pet feeder

    27. A pack of Burt's Bees cat wipes for reducing dander and keeping your cats fresh and their coats shiny. They're made with aloe vera and oatmeal to condition dry skin and reduce redness.

    The wipes

    28. A Wobble Wag Giggle ball with an internal noisemaker and six pockets so your pet is occupied for hours, rolling, fetching, and shaking it until they're panting.

    A very happy white, brown, and black dog sitting on grass with the ball in front of him

    29. An ear treatment that'll clean your poor pet's ears of buildup and help 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

    30. An automatic litter box because reviewers say that not only does it help reduce the frequency with which their kitties leave surprises *outside* the box, but it also helps reduce the amount of litter that gets tracked into the house. Also, no more scooping poop!

    Reviewer photo of their cat sitting in the box

    31. A durable chew toy to withstand a play session with even the most vigorous chewer.

    32. A treat-tossing Furbo pet camera if you want to keep an eye on your pet even when you're not home. With its 160-degree wide-angle view, night vision, and real-time barking alerts, you'll know exactly what your pup is up to.

    The Furbo

    33. 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

    34. A snout soother so your pup's snoot is always soft, moisturized, and oh-so boopable.

    35. An air purifier that'll not only cleanse the air and suck up pet dander, but reviewers say it also does a fantastic job getting rid of funky cat smells.

    Live footage of your cat letting you know breakfast is one minute late: