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    35 Problem-Solving Products Pet Owners Actually Swear By

    Problems: solved. Pets: happy.

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    1. An umbrella leash because, um, duh. This is perfect for fussy bbs who hate getting wet and will save you time because you won't have to towel dry them as soon as they come inside.

    2. A cat carrier if your cat has decided that their carrier is Public Enemy No. 1. This bag is designed to keep your cat calm — it's roomy and has a heads-out design — so you can travel with and groom them without issue.

    3. A cat hammock for under the chair so you can get rid of the bulky cat beds that you spent $$$ on and that your ungrateful fur babies have literally never slept in.

    4. An immunity-boosting allergy supplement for dogs with skin sensitivities. 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.

    5. 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.

    6. 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.

    7. A pet hair remover if you love your fur baby but hate how much they shed...on everything. Roll it over your couch, bed, favorite blanket, you name it, and watch it lift the fur away. See, we can own nice things!!

    8. A pack of stain-removing pads you place on a spot and stomp so you can take the lazy way out of dealing with pet messes. Pee? Check! Poop? Check! Vomit? Check! (You can even use them to clean up your wine spills.)

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

    10. 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.

    11. A wood polish to hide the scratch marks from your dog's overgrown nails along the bottom of your doors and on your wood floor.

    12. An interactive cat toy that'll 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.

    13. A purring cat toy if your 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.

    14. 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.

    15. Or, a durable chew toy for withstanding a play session with even the most vigorous chewer.

    16. A stimulating activity mat, because a bored pup is bound to get into trouble. With this, you can keep your doggos entertained and challenged, especially if you hide treats and kibble in it.

    17. A pair of dog goggles, aka doggles, for protecting your pupperino's eyes when they're outside. Plus, you're going to get soooo many photos for Insta.

    18. A booster seat to help little dogs see out the window on long car rides. It has a security leash and two seatbelt loops so your pets are restrained safely while you're driving, plus it doubles as a pet bed when you're not traveling.

    19. A bottle of Urine Gone, a stain- and odor-eliminating spray that'll penetrate carpet and break down dirt and grime. It's also safe for wood and tile, as well as on beds and couches.

    20. 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.

    21. A waterless cat bath because as much as we love our fur babies, sometimes they truly smell like that pile of vomit on the sidewalk I avoided last Friday night. This leave-in foam can moisturize their skin and leave it squeaky clean.

    22. A bottle of Burt's Bees dander-reducing spray if you want your cat's coat soft, shiny, and free of dander and flakes. It's made with aloe vera and oatmeal to condition dry skin and reduce redness.

    23. A pack of Burt's Bees cat wipes for reducing dander and keeping your cats fresh between baths. They're pretty similar to the spray, so it's up to you which format you prefer using with your kitties.

    24. 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.

    25. 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.

    26. A snout soother if your pup's snoot is the opposite of soft, moisturized, and oh-so boopable.

    27. 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.

    28. 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.

    29. A ~paw-sitively~ adorable birthday cake kit, because gosh darn it your dog deserves to celebrate a birthday too, OK?

    30. A dog treat maker so sweet puppers with allergies can still enjoy a tasty reward for being such freaking good dogs.

    31. A doggie doorbell if you're tired of cleaning up after your pooch even though they're most definitely potty trained. Teach your dog to ring a doorbell when he has 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.

    32. A rechargeable LED dog collar that'll come in handy now that it gets dark at like 4 p.m.

    33. An antibacterial toothpaste that's safe to swallow to prevent plaque buildup that can make your dog's breath extra funky.

    34. 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.

    35. A liquid tartar remover for dogs who desperately need their teeth cleaned but who 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.

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