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    Updated on Jul 1, 2020. Posted on Jul 1, 2020

    32 Problem-Solving Products For Dog Owners You Can Get On Amazon

    Two paws up for these genius products. 🐾

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    1. A pet-hair remover for anyone who's tired of a car that's covered in fur after a trip to the dog park. Roll it over your car seats and carpet, and watch it lift the fur away. See, we can own nice things!!

    The tool removing dog hair from a car seat
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    Promising review: "I have owned many devices from handheld sweepers to sticky tape to help keep my house as hair-free as I can. It is somewhat of a challenge since I own four hairy dogs. Since I purchased the Kurgo Shed Sweeper it has made removing hair from bed covers to couches to dog beds much easier and more successful. The sweeper will allow you to sweep all the hair easily in one pile and then be picked up by hand or vacuum. I have actually purchased three more since my first so that I can have a Kurgo Sweeper in every corner of my house." —Tat

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    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.)

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    Promising review: "Our poor older pup started having some incontinence issues and had several accidents in the house. I was really frustrated until I found these. They work amazingly well. They're small, so if the area was larger I had to use two or three, but they pulled up stains and saved the house from being smelly. I even used one on an older stain (that I'm pretty sure wasn't pet related) and it came up after leaving it on for about 24 hours. I make sure to keep a supply of these in the house at all times now." —MC

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $24.99.

    3. An immunity-boosting allergy supplement so your poor pup can find relief from itchy skin and allergies. 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: "Absolutely the best product. It saved my itchy goldendoodle! We tried changing food, Benadryl, medicated shampoo, fish oil, everything you can imagine... nothing worked long-term. He was itching his face so badly he would make himself bleed. Had sores and scabs all over his face and neck. I bought these because they had good reviews and I was desperate. It changed his life! He no longer scratches AT ALL! His coat looks great and all of his sores are healed. He’s the happiest he’s been which makes me a very happy momma. He is also very picky and never eats treats... he eats these every time so that’s an added bonus!" —Darcie Nation

    Get them from Amazon for $25.96.

    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.

    Reviewer photo of dog sticking its head out the car window
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    Promising review: "My 12-year-old German shepherd has hip dysplasia and had trouble up and down stairs. After a month of taking Glycoflex, he is bouncing up the stairs. He is feeling much less pain and is enjoying his walks much more. I'd like to know if there is a human version of this wonderful product?" —SB

    Get it from Amazon for $38.

    5. 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.

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    Promising review: "My Frenchie chews on his paws night and day. I’ve tried raw diets, but it was not a food allergy. My dog just produces too much yeast in his paws and tail pocket that he just can’t help it but gnaw in this paws for hours on and scooting his butt to get that itch in that tail pocket. I’ve tried foot soaks, balms, and so many other products, wasting so much money. This is the first product that worked! The smell is very pleasant and easy application; be careful don’t let your dog ingest it. I love this product and won’t be using any other product. Since I’ve been using it, his paws are starting to look normal and not all red/raw and chewed up. I would recommend this to any animal owner to use this if the pets have skin issues." —Uyen Mai Thi Tran

    Get it from Amazon for $15.95.

    6. A slow feeder bowl if your dog is guilty of 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
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    Promising review: "We adopted a sweet three-legged 50-pound Dutch shepherd from the Humane Society recently. Her former two homes were bad, and she had to fight for her food. Because of this, she has crazy food aggression and inhales her food in a regular bowl. A friend recommended this bowl to us and it is FAB-U-LOUS! We mix up some homemade dog food (wet) along with grain free kibble and spread it around the bowl. Our girl takes FAR longer to eat now. I'm guessing around five to seven minutes? The bowl works best on a smooth, noncarpeted surface as it has grip on the bottom. This ensures that the bowl doesn't slide around. It is also heavy duty, durable plastic that can go in the dishwasher (if I hand clean it, I soak in soapy water and scour with kitchen scrubber). Great product! I highly recommend this bowl for your fur baby too." —Shan the Painter

    Get it from Amazon for $9.91+ (available in three sizes and five colors).

    7. A dry dog food for sensitive skin and tummies because the wrong food can wreak havoc on your pet's digestive system. Reviewers say even the pickiest pooches come running when it's mealtime.

    Infographic stating that the food's benefits, including its fiber, vitamin E, and omega-6s
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    Promising review: "Over the summer I adopted a sweet 5-year-old pug. I had no info on what food she had prior so I started her off on a no-grain weight maintenance food from another well known brand. I soon noticed a lot of stinky farts and eventually some loose stool. I panicked and found this in my local pet shop. And her tummy seemed soothed almost immediately. I use the dry food formula and wet food. She seems to have no complaints and her farts have been completely eliminated." —Antonea Payan

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two sizes and also for large breeds).

    8. An antibacterial toothpaste for preventing plaque buildup on your dog's teeth and keeping their breath smelling fresh.

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    Promising review: "I write this for Pabu, a Shih Tzu. The vanilla mint flavor disappeared for a long time and Pabu would refuse all other flavors. This arrived yesterday and he went right for the first link. Happy breath and dental care again. Woo-hoo!" —Mikah

    Get it from Amazon for $9.44+ (available in three flavors).

    9. A bag of oral hygiene chews to loosen built-up plaque and tartar on your dog's teeth. Think of it as a treat to them and yourself — no more expensive cleanings at the vet's office.

    Reviewer before and after photo showing the chews helped get rid of a lot of plaque on their dog's teeth
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    Promising review: "We have small dogs with dental issues. After a second cleaning, the vet recommended trying these chews. Results amazing! Reduced existing tartar. Clean teeth for two years now. A little pricey, but you avoid vet cost and risk of sedating pet. Sometimes the chews are too hard for our Chihuahuas, so I place in a wet paper towel and microwave for 20 seconds. Let cool and they are good to go." —M. Thomas

    Get the medium size from Amazon for $24.57 (available in other sizes).

    10. A bag of breath-freshening dog treats so you and your pupperino both win. They think they're getting a treat, and you won't want to gag when they lick your face to say thanks.

    Reviewer photo of the treat, which is a bone on one end and a toothbrush shape on the other
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    Promising review: "I have a Maltese/Shih Tzu who is about 15 pounds. If you have a small dog, then you probably know that they inevitably have teeth problems. I decided to give these a try to see if they would help before doing anything more drastic and I couldn't believe the results after a couple of weeks. Nearly all the tartar was gone and his breath had improved tremendously. I really like these, because although the big ones I give to my German shepherd are very hard (as they need to be), these 'teenie' ones are just a little bit soft and perfect for my little dog — especially with his jaw injury." —SunnieDays

    Get it from Amazon for $7.18+ (available in four sizes).

    11. An ear treatment that'll 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 photo of a dog's ear showing that the treatment is making the dog's ear less itchy, leading to less scratching
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    Promising review: "My dog has had chronic ear infections for years now. Every other month or so she’d get an infection and $200 later we’d have meds from the vet who confirmed what we already knew. I finally decided to give an unprescribed treatment a try and it worked AMAZINGLY. Followed the instructions for a week, and her ear is completely healed! Much easier to pay $20 as opposed to $200 when you get the same results! I highly recommend." —Fromal16

    Get it from Amazon for $21.98+ (available in two sizes).

    12. A hickory smoked bacon-flavored pill pouch treat to disguise icky medication that your dog can immediately sniff out and avoid when you try to hide it in their food.

    Reviewer photo of a pill inside the treat pouch
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    Promising review: "I have been using pill pockets and peanut butter to give my dog pills for the last few years. He has to take half a pill two times a day, for the rest of his life. Greenies Pill Pockets are handy, but expensive. Peanut butter was cheap, but messy. These milk bone pill treats are the perfect replacement! They're affordable, and make pilling my dog a breeze. He loves them so much, he practically inhales them! They are a good size (would be great for larger capsules), but I end up cutting them in half (since we are just giving 1/2 pill each time)." —Samantha

    Get a bag of 25 from Amazon for $17.78.

    13. Or a chicken-flavored pill pocket if your pup prefers poultry. Why can't they make this for humans?

    Reviewer photo of the pill pouch
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    Promising review: "One of the only ways I can get my rottie to take her pills. She gives me a hassle sometimes, because she might see me putting pills in them, and she decides she doesn't want her pills. But! Later, I offer to her and she thinks it's a treat! These have overall been a lifesaver. Jasmine has an auto-immune disorder and must have pills several times a day. The Pill Pockets are great. I have them on auto-refill, which comes in handy." —Michelle Ochs

    Get the chicken flavor from Amazon for $7.98+ (available in three sizes and other flavors).

    14. A pack of paw protection cream because the sun is out and the sidewalks can be deceptively hot on your pup's paws. It's made with vitamin E to keep the paw pads moisturized, but some reviewers use it on their own dry, cracked heels as well as their tattoos.

    Reviewer before and after showing how effective the balm is moisturizing a dog's paw pads
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    Promising review: "My dog has extremely dry and cracked paws, so rough she gets stuck to the carpet. I've tried just about everything, all failed for various reasons. This product works. I was only able to do one paw the first time, she fought me like a demon. Next time she let me do all four with little fuss, she likes the result. I followed everyone's lead and put it on right before walks. I've noticed that she wants to run and jump more, and genuinely is happy with her feet. One downside is because it softens the pads you have to be careful where they step; she picked up a thorny branch where before the treatment it wouldn't penetrate. Fair trade in my opinion; now we can play and snuggle without her scratching me up. Bottom line: love it, the dog loves it, good value little goes a long ways.Peggy

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    15. And a snout soother for ensuring their snoot is always soft, moisturized, and oh-so boopable.

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    Promising review: "Well, I have never before been so shocked at the effectiveness of a product. Our 5-year-old Frenchie, Carol, had a nose that was so crusty it was sprouting these long strands of more crust. There was literally crust on crust on crust. The nose had strings of crust. This nose was so crusty and repulsive it was almost beautiful. Her nose might have resembled the rarest, most exotic geode to be mined from the rarest mine in Guatemala. A friend recommended Snout Soother for Carol's repulsive nose. I was worried she would just lick it all off and it wouldn't work. We never imagined she could have a regular, soft, moist nose again. Honestly this product is some black magic stuff! Unbelievable results in three to five days. No one paid me to write this." —Brittany

    Get it from Amazon for $7.95.

    16. A pet brush to 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 or cat's undercoat.

    Reviewer before and after photo of a dog with matted fur and the same dog with fur that's been brushed and looks neater and lighter
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    Promising review: "Great product! I have a 5-month-old lab who would scream when I brushed her. With this brush she relaxes and I get five times as much hair off. I didn't know she had that much loose hair! Buying another for my brother!" —Katie Boone

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    17. Or a grooming rake so you can loosen fur and lighten your dog's undercoat and prevent future mats. This brush is specifically designed for pooches with thick, dense fur or double coats.

    Reviewer photo of a husky sitting next to a pile of fur that's almost as big as itself and has been removed with the rake
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    Promising review: "I wish I could give this thing seven stars, but five will have to do. I was able to pull entire sheets of undercoat out of our husky without disturbing the topcoat. I've never had anything work so well. It's even easier to keep the fur pile together. The fur stays clumped instead of getting spread out and floating around like with the blade style Furminator. This thing really digs the loose stuff out so much faster and easier. Check the photo to see what 20 minutes will get you." —pvfjr

    Get it from Amazon for $11.89.

    18. A mini comb if the fur around your dog's eyes is crusted with eye boogers. This stainless-steel brush delicately picks out the goop so you don't have to touch it yourself.

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    Promising review: "My cockapoo had tear staining as a pup but as an adult he just gets that goop in the corner of his inner eyes. Sometimes I don’t catch the goop fast enough and it hardens in his muzzle. Even when I do, the goop is slimy and difficult to remove even with dog wipes. This tool is a miracle! Small, light weight and a good value for the price. Just one comb through and I got the sticky wet goop. A few more comb throughs and I found eye gunk that was buried in his muzzle. Most importantly, this comb removed the debris without causing any discomfort to my pooch. In fact, he seemed to enjoy it! Just look at the pictures." —Joanna

    Get it from Amazon for $4.95.

    19. An eye rinse because it clears 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 before and after showing the eye rinse got rid of their dog's reddish tear stains
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    Promising review: "I have two Shih Tzus. They had watery eyes and a little tear staining, but this eye solution has worked wonderfully. One drop in their eyes every morning after I’ve cleaned them. At one point I stopped doing it for awhile, and my male ended up with a stye, so back to every day." —CG

    Get it from Amazon for $5.59.

    20. A portable shower attachment for cleaning your pup of sand, mud, and dirt, which they'll inevitably coat themselves with while hiking, camping, or playing at the beach. It attaches to standard plastic water bottle openings, is machine-washable, and comes with a lifetime warranty.

    The attachment
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    Promising review: "We have three Aussies who find mud in drought. Works great on any bottle we tried it with. A gallon milk jug is my favorite. Also terrific for muddy or overheated children!" —J. W. Ramsden

    Get it from Amazon for $11.69.

    21. A collapsible dog bowl to keep your furry friend hydrated when you're adventuring. It folds flat, making it a ~port-a-bowl~ option you can easily store in your backpack or pocket the next time you're on the go.

    The bowl
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    Promising review: "I love this bowl!! It's lightweight. You could shove it in your pocket. It has a loop for hanging or attaching it. I've used it a few times on walks and around the house. My dog loves to drink from it. It holds more than her collapsible dog bowl. Today I leak tested it. I filled it with cold water so at first it did have some moisture under and around the bottom. After two hours, several dog slurps and the water warming, there is no moisture and the bottom is dry. Just noticed it was sitting in direct sunlight so I temp tested. The water inside is still very cool. This is a great buy!!" —baduffy

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    22. A car hammock if you love your dog but hate having to clean your vehicle after every car ride. It's water-resistant and creates a barrier so your fur baby doesn't try to join you in the front seat while you're driving.

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    Promising review: "I have two Great Danes (the smaller one is about 98 pounds) and this little hammock has saved my leather. We regularly go to the bay where they get salty, sandy, and wet. They jump in the back seat and trash the hammock. Get home, pull the hammock out, throw it in the washing machine, and it's like new again. Nothing makes it to my leather seats, including their nails. Had mine for almost two years now and it's hanging in there. I will probably replace later this year just because mine is so worn, but I am amazed it has lasted this long and stood up to the abuse my pups deal out." —Mark E.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.04.

    23. 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: "My dog loves this ball! I have a 1-year-old Husky who loves to chew on everything. This ball can handle her destructive nature. I work late and by the time I get home, it's dark out but I still want to spend time playing with her and this ball works amazingly. I toss it in front of a light for a few minutes and its charged and ready to be thrown. She loves the ball so much that when she's done playing fetch, she'll bring it to bed with her. There's a hole in the middle that makes a whistling noise when thrown, which catches her attention. Great ball, glad I bought it." —Quyen

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    24. A puzzle mat that'll challenge your dog's mental agility and reward them with tasty treats.

    The puzzle
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    Get it from Amazon for $29.28.

    25. A plush Snuggle Puppy to gift your four-legged friends their own furry companion. It's great for pups who are being crate-trained, plus it produces a heartbeat that anxious pooches may find soothing.

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    Promising review: "This puppy is amazing. We ordered it after our first two sleepless nights with our chocolate lab. He cried and whined and barked. He is now seven months and this thing is still his BFF. It has held up amazingly well. No holes and he chews and sucks on it daily. No other stuffed toy has lasted, but this one has. It’s dirty and well-loved and still has all stitching and stuffing intact." —L. Arm

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95 (available in four colors).

    26. An interactive dog toy so your fur baby will spend hours rooting around the trunk for squirrels, and you'll finally have some time to yourself.

    Reviewer photo of their dog playing with the toy
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    Promising review: "My son's Yorkiepoo stays at my place a lot, mostly because I take him to a nearby university campus, where, well-trained as he is, I can let him off-lead and chase squirrels to his heart's content. He is obsessed with squirrels now, so we thought this would be a fun Christmas toy for him. We followed the advice of other reviewers and supervised to try to delay the death of all the squirrels. We let him play with the tree trunk after he had rooted out all the squirrels and tried to kill them, as a dog will do. He loves the tree trunk — so much so that he makes love to it every time we let him play with it. He is nearly 5 years old, and was neutered as a pup, and never was much for humping, but he goes after that tree trunk like a prisoner on a conjugal visit every time we set it out for him to play with. If we have guests, it's a floor show. He doesn't care. I'm not quite sure what to make of all this, but as long as it makes him happy." —PBH

    Get it from Amazon for $9.72+ (available in four sizes).

    27. 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.

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    Promising review: "AMAZING!!! My baby has wrinkles on top of wrinkles. This product has saved him! He was rubbing his face so hard on things to scratch in between his wrinkles that his whole face would break out and get irritated and his tail pocket gets so yeasty, red, and irritated. I put this product in every little crevice he has. It is soooo amazing!! We don’t ever travel without it! I will forever buy this product. Lifesaver!" —Heather Erin

    Get it from Amazon for $20.43.

    28. An electric pet shaver if your pup is in desperate need of a trim. 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.

    Reviewer photo of a dog pre and post shave showing how efficient the clippers are without hurting the dog
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    Promising review: "These grooming clippers are amazing! I have a small Yorkie who use to be a pound puppy and was always scared when she got groomed because of the sound. But after purchasing these clippers my dog is extremely calm. They are indeed quiet, not extremely loud like most pet clippers. Makes giving her a haircut very easy. Beautiful set and comes with everything included. When I ordered it, it was really fast delivery and I am extremely happy with this order. If ever we need this product in the future I would buy it again." —MinimalArt

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in two colors).

    29. 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.

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    Promising review: "Holy crap!! Are you skeptical when it comes to buying stuff online? ME TOO! That's why I figured all of these rave reviews were a crock of crap. I've seriously bought every kind of vacuum out there, including the Rumba, which is about as intelligent as a cotton swab. But I have four cats and a golden retriever, so I was getting desperate! I believe the saying is… a picture is worth a thousand words. Check mine out (above)! Of note — the 'before' picture was taken of my dog's bed AFTER it went through the washer and dryer. Look at all of that left-behind hair!!! And the 'after' picture was taken after only THREE MINUTES spent vacuuming her bed. I. Am. SOLD! BTW, I've NEVER taken the time to review a product before, just FYI." —Luka Chan

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

    30. A flea and tick shampoo to 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.

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    Promising review: "I was highly skeptical given A. This is just shampoo B. Most of the reviews mentioned fleas and not ticks C. My dog was FULL of ticks... I mean at least 15–20 that I could see. I would have to warn you, that after using this shampoo, keep your dog OUTSIDE for 24–48 hours. I did not. In fact, I came home to a plethora of dead ticks in my living room. Dead ticks EVERYWHERE. I counted at least 10 little ones.. and the big ones... dear god... my dog found them before i could and burst them... leaving blood everywhere. That day will forever be known as the Tick Massacre of 2016." —sharon atkins

    Get it from Amazon for $10.79.

    31. A medicated dog shampoo so you can manage your pet's dandruff, mange, or fungal/bacterial infections. It's designed to treat inflamed, itchy skin and is paraben-, dye-, and soap-free.

    Reviewer before and after photo showing the shampoo has gotten rid of a dog's dandruff and dry skin flakes
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    Promising review: "Naturally, because of the ingredients, it has a strong smell. However, it does seem to leave my dog's skin feeling dry and provides good relief for her poor itchy skin. My dog Molly is a nine-pound mini dachshund whose little chest makes contact with the grass all the time so her skin gets itchy and irritated. I’ve been bathing her regularly with this shampoo and it is giving her some relief. No more greasy, flaky skin. Her skin and fur is now dry and soft." —Climbyourarms

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    32. A set of folding stairs because your fur baby just wants to join you on the couch for cuddles. It's great for senior pups and short-legged dogs who have trouble jumping or can't reach higher surfaces like a couch or bed. And despite it weighing only five pounds, it's sturdy enough to be able to support up to 150 pounds.

    The stairs
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    Promising review: "My dog loves them! She learned how to use them very quick! I have a very high bed and these were a perfect fit. Super easy to assemble. No more fears of my dog leaping from my bed and hurting herself, and no more crying at night from her wanting to get up on the bed." —Meagan Gagnier

    Get it from Amazon for $39.95 (available in two sizes and two colors).

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