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    24 Products From Amazon Pet Owners Are Swearing By In Quarantine

    These'll come in handy whether you adopted a pet at the beginning of quarantine or you're looking to make life easier with the furry friends you already have.

    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 Chuckit! ball launcher to tire out your energetic pup with minimum effort on your part. You'll both have a ball — literally and figuratively!

    The launcher
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    Promising review: "We're in quarantine so my husband and I cannot go to the park to use this yet. BUT we have about an acre-size grassland in our condominium so I tried it out. Glad to say it works great!! It even comes with a ball." —L.A. home

    Get it from Amazon for $9.92.

    2. A glow-in-the-dark ball because playtime doesn't have to end when the sun goes down. It's compatible with tennis ball launchers, and reviewers say it's surprisingly durable.

    Reviewer photo of a dog holding the glowing ball in its mouth
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    Promising review: "With COVID-19, we have been going to the park at night to avoid people. This glowing ball is perfect because our dog has no trouble finding it and bringing it back. Also easier for us to find it when he is tired and doesn't want to play anymore." —Mike

    Get it from Amazon for $5.95.

    3. 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.

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    Promising review: "My cat has never liked being groomed, but she is a serious face rubber, as in she rubs her cheeks and chin on everything — doorways, chair legs, cupboards, etc. Since this pandemic-related lockdown started, I have been working from home, so I leave very infrequently. I had noticed that she would get upset every time I had to leave, even when it was just for a minute. I thought it might help her to have something pleasant near my front door to help calm her down when I leave, so I bought this product. She fell in love with it before I could even get it out of the box! She immediately knew this product was for her and exactly what to do with it. I honestly cannot say enough how positive our experience with it so far has been. Now when I have to leave through the front door, I re-direct her toward the scratcher mounted nearby, and she happily rubs her face and chin all over it, giving me time to slip out." —Beth Sabo

    Get it from Amazon for $4.49.

    4. A retractable hands-free leash so Fido can jog with you instead of dragging you all over the sidewalk.

    A woman with the hands-free leash around her waist running on the sidewalk with a large brown dog
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    Promising review: "We've taken up hiking as our quarantine activity. I purchased this leash for my 18-pound rescue and it works great! I'm no longer getting my arm pulled and I have both hands free to carry my tired kids. So happy with my purchase." —Meagan Schnoor

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    5. A rechargeable LED dog collar for granting you peace of mind if you have a large backyard and your pupper likes to go outside one more time before bed. No more losing your black dog!

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    Promising review: "So in the COVID-19 world I’ve been walking my dog every day and often times at night or at dusk. This collar works great for either static or blinking. Good so that others can see you. Very bright and fits great." —Brendan

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99 (available in sizes XXS–XL and six colors).

    6. A top entry litter box if you want your kitty to remain in the dang box and NOT all over your floors and carpet. It has a grooved lid to catch any litter that's attached itself to your cat's paws, plus it comes with scoop!

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    Promising review: "I have never had a cat before, but COVID-19 made me get two kittens, one for each kid. I am VERY pleased with my purchase so far. There is barely any litter in the floor and the kittens get in and out with ease. It’s big enough for two cats if it is cleaned out daily. My mom didn’t even know what it was." —keeks62

    Get it from Amazon for $26.98+ (available in three colors).

    7. A Wobble Wag Giggle ball with an internal noisemaker and six pockets to engage your pet's natural curiosity and have them 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
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    Promising review: "My dog has been inside because we are under quarantine and I wanted something that would pique his interest. He loves this!! He has been entertained for hours he is a very smart German shepherd and he can't seem to figure it out." —Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99.

    8. A durable dog pool because the only reasonable thing to do on a sweltering hot day is hop in the pool. These are portable and fold down so you can store them in the garage for next summer. And reviewers say they're sturdy enough to stand up to pups roughhousing in them.

    Reviewer's large dog relaxing in the pool with plenty of room leftover
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    Promising review: "My dogs love this pool, and it has given us hours of entertainment so far. My two smallish terriers are not the most gentle of creatures and so far it is holding up to their abuse: crashing over the sides, digging at their toys on the bottom, stepping on it so water spills out, general roughhouse play. The vinyl appears heavy duty and the boards inside are quite thick. Very happy with it so far...it’s definitely going to be a big hit this COVID-19/social distancing summer with the entire family!" —MLA

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in four sizes).

    9. An immunity-boosting allergy supplement that'll help your poor pup find relief from itchy skin and outdoor allergens. 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.

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    Promising review: "My dog started scratching a lot at the beginning of spring, literally ripping his face open with his nails. He was also rubbing his face against the floor nearly all day. The hair on his chin and part of his neck is almost gone. Tried giving him Benedryl and Claritin but neither did much to stop him from scratching his face open. Since COVID-19 has everywhere on lockdown, I decided to try these instead of stress my dog out completely bringing him to the vet and having to wait outside. Literally an instant difference! He hasn't scratched his face at all today! The swelling is going down and so is the redness. I am so thankful because he seems so much more comfortable. I cannot wait to see him with his hair grown back in! I recommend this 100%." —Alyssa B

    Get them from Amazon for $25.96.

    10. Or an anti-fungal antibacterial spray made with cooling aloe so your pup won't be sidelined because of outdoor allergens. It's made to treat a range of skin conditions, including cuts, hot spots, infections, rashes, and scrapes.

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    Promising review: "My dog had a hotspot for around three weeks, and due to the pandemic, I didn’t feel comfortable bringing him to the vet and not being able to accompany him inside the clinic (he’s very skittish and anxious). So I had been treating him by putting Neosporin on the hotspot daily and making him wear an E-collar, but it didn't seem to be helping. I caved, bought this, and began spritzing it on his hotspot once a day for four days straight, and I IMMEDIATELY saw improvement! There was no more redness, and his fur started to grow back. After the fourth day, I sprayed Curaseb once every other day twice more and then left him alone. That was ALL he needed! And needless to say, the hotspot is completely gone, and Simba is feeling much better!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    11. A pair of professional nail clippers for quickly trimming your cat's claws so cuddling is a little less painful. Reviewers say they're easy to control and at-home nail trims mean you don't have to subject yourself and your kitty to the stress of a trip to the groomer.

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    Promising review: "I have a little demon kitten and usually would have my groomer roommate cut his nails, but she left to be with her family at the beginning of COVID-19. The little brat had been scratching me like crazy so I got these to clip his talons and it was a breeze! I no longer will look like I fell in a cactus garden." —candace

    Get them from Amazon for $6.99

    12. A 5-gallon fish tank if you became a fish mom or dad during quarantine. It's a great starter tank and will be the perfect home for your betta, guppies, or cherry shrimp.

    Reviewer photo of their tank
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    Promising review: "I had betta for a little while now in a 2.5-gallon tank. I've gotten more and more into aquascaping during quarantine and this was the perfect starter tank. The hidden filter in the back is great, the curved glass looks fantastic, the glass lid is nice, and the light it comes with is pretty decent too. Can’t really beat the price!" —Arcee

    Get it from Amazon for $53.99.

    13. A special doggie seat belt to keep your dog safe *and* comfortable while they're riding in the car. It latches into your seatbelts and is designed to restrain your pup while still allowing them to sit, stand, or lie down.

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    Promising review: "I was so excited about the dog car seat buckle as I have been taking her with me for curbside pickups during the pandemic. On some turns or stops she would slide off the seat. She can’t see but likes to stand at times. Will be perfect for keeping her safe. Thank you for making it available and at a great price." —SandraBB

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in six colors).

    14. A pet carrier backpack because now that you're home all the time, your pets get anxious when you leave for even five minutes. With this, you can keep them nearby at all times.

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    Promising review: "This was a good buy while trying exercise during quarantine and handling a new pup who can’t walk outside yet. It’s so easy to use and I know my baby girl is secured in it. I’ve gotten compliments everywhere I’ve gone, and my pug doesn’t mind it at all. I also appreciate that there’s a little hole at the bottom for the tail!" —Omar Caldera

    Get it from Amazon for $22.99+ (available in sizes S–XL and eight colors).

    15. An odor-eliminating spray that'll lift stains and stink 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.

    Reviewer's before and after photo showing the spray lifted a large yellow stain from a white carpet
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    Check out our in-depth review of Rocco & Roxie Professional Strength Stain & Odor Eliminator.

    Promising review: "Turns out quarantine can get pretty lonely, so I adopted a puppy. I didn’t want my home to smell like dog pee, so I bought all the essentials for when she eventually had accidents. Among my supplies were this spray AND a UV light to look for urine in my carpet. This spray worked like magic. As soon as I spotted urine, I used paper towels to absorb as much as I could, and then sprayed the area, waited 10 minutes, and then blotted dry. AMAZING. No residue, even under UV light. It also works on old stains. I found some questionable stains on my carpet after purchasing the UV light and I cleaned with this same spray and it worked." —Elizabeth

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    16. A Paw Plunger paw cleaner so your floors aren't covered in muddy footprints after letting your dog inside. Inside the container are soft bristles that lift dirt and grime from the pads of your pup's feet — all you need to do is add water.

    Reviewer's before and after photos showing that the Paw Plunger got rid of all the brown dirt that was on their white dog's paw
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    Promising review: "We have three small dogs who require foot cleaning every single time they go outside and return inside. In the past, we have always used wet wipes on each dog. With the COVID-19 pandemic now on the scene, we had shifted to some simple paper towels that we wet prior to use. I took the plunge and ordered two of these Pet Plungers. All three of our dogs allow us to clean all feet with them, no problem! Then simply use a towel to dry the paws. Quick, efficient, and a money saver. Think of all the paper towels and wet wipes we will no save over the remainder of this year and years to come! This product is a big winner for us!" —Daniel Montgomery

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three sizes and three colors).

    17. 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!!

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    Promising review: "I was surprised how well this works. It’s shedding season and I haven’t been able to get my three dogs to a groomer because of COVID-19. It’s amazing how much hair came off my comforter." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $24.95.

    18. A waterless cat bath if you love snuggling with Fluffy but hate when she stinks of poop and disdain for the human species. This leave-in foam can moisturize their skin and leave it squeaky clean.

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    Promising review: "Our normal groomer is closed down due to coronavirus. I have two tuxedo long/medium-hair cats who get regular brush outs and waterless baths. The other reviews looked good, so I ordered it and followed the advice. I squirted some into my hands, rubbed hands together, and then rubbed the kitties' fur while they were distracted eating treats. I waited about 20 minutes to brush them out. It is a light and fresh scent, and I really dig it. Even when things return to normal I don't think we will return to the groomer. This waterless aloe bath costs way less than the groomer!! Thanks!!" —ProfileName

    Get it from Amazon for $7.79.

    19. 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.

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    Promising review: "It was eye-opening to see what came out of my stairs. I have a cat, a dog, and a toddler and this sucks up everything. I assume it will work well on the couch but I haven’t bothered yet. We’re in quarantine, nobody’s coming over, who do I have to impress? Nobody 😎" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available with or without filter).

    20. A bulk box of poop bags because people who don't pick up after their dogs really ~stink~. Might as well stock up now because they'll never not be useful.

    The bag filled a third of the way with liquid showing it's leak-proof
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    Promising review: "I never really even thought about buying my own dog poop bags because we always had a surplus of plastic shopping bags at the ready. Well, three weeks into quarantine and we were out of bags! Thank goodness for Amazon and Prime delivery. These bags smell WAY better than poop and are super strong. There are tons of bags for the money, and I am definitely going to purchase again." —D. Hubbard

    Get 120 bags from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two scents).

    21. A pet gate that'll keep your mischievous fur babies where you want them. It's made with a built-in small pet door so your mini pups and kitties can pass through while their big brothers are stuck behind the gate.

    Reviewer photo of their large dog sitting behind the gate
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    Promising review: "I really really really love this. I live in an apartment and with COVID-19 I'm working from home. I have been wanting to work from my porch but I cannot leave the door open because my dogs would run out as soon as they saw other neighbors walking their dogs. I feel bad leaving them alone if I’m outside, and I felt they were being excluded by being alone all day inside the apartment. I have a chocolate lab/pitbull mix and not even he could bring the gate down." —EAF

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    22. An ear treatment so you can say goodbye to buildup in your cat's ears and help prevent future inflammation and irritation. These ear drops are designed to protect against a variety of fungal and bacterial infections, like yeast and staph infections.

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    Promising review: "My dog has terrible allergies so along with it comes ear troubles. My vet is completely booked during this quarantine so I figured I’d see if I could treat it myself before I spent extra dough on an emergency visit. This cleared it up by day four! But I still finished out the whole seven days. Before the treatment he was holding his ears up scratching and constantly shaking his head. Now he’s completely back to normal! Yay! Also he really didn’t like me touching his ears because they hurt, but this small bottle and oily texture made it very easy to do!" —Lena

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two sizes).

    23. A crate for creating a relaxing retreat for your pet. This is their safe space when they get anxious or stressed on the rare occasion that you have to leave.

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    Promising review: "Simple to set up! We haven't taken it down since the first use months ago. Sturdy and well-designed. The door is easy to use and the door opening maintains its shape when the door is open. The dog loves it, but that is partly working with her on that. Our intention was to use this for multiple foster dogs and not on a daily basis but COVID hit and we became foster failures! Great product for the price!" —John

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99+ (available in six sizes and two styles).

    24. A grooming set if your fur baby is in desperate need of a trim but the groomers are still closed. This kit is great for nervous pets as it allows you to quietly and quickly give them a professional-looking haircut without the stress of having to leave them alone at the groomer.

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    Promising review: "I bought these scissors to use on my long-haired miniature dachshund during COVID-19. It was a great purchase! We were able to cut her hair so it's much more manageable. This company is great to work with. They checked on me after my purchase to make sure everything worked well." —Barbara Medders

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95.

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