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    31 Under-$50 Dog Products From Amazon That Are Just Plain Useful

    Because you don't have to break the bank to spoil your pup.

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    1. A grooming rake that'll remove loose hair from your pup's undercoat, leaving them looking ~so fresh and so clean~ and ready for hot, tangle-free summer days.

    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." –Pvfjr

    Price: $10.79

    2. A pet urine detector light so you don't have to guess where your pets may have done the deed in your home ever again. We got you now, Fido.


    Promising review: "I would give this LED black light flashlight more stars if I could. My nose told me there was urine somewhere in our family room, but I was unable to find it until the day my flashlight arrived. I waited until dark and found it almost immediately. I even found some very old urine spots." –Littlefoot

    Price: $12.99

    3. A pack of natural dental dog treats for your dog to chew on while also improving their dental health. The unique texture helps fight plaque and tartar, leaving your fur baby with some blinding pearly whites, ready for all the IG photos you'll be taking.


    Promising review: "My dog absolutely goes bananas for these things. When I got her last year, she was a rescue. She had just given birth to a litter of pups and was fairly malnourished and definitely in poor dental health. I gave my dog one of these every evening for the first couple of months after I got her, and I was actually shocked at how much her teeth improved over that first few weeks. The plaque/tartar on her teeth has been reduced by about 50% over the course of 4 months, and using these along with a toothbrush even gets my vet's seal of approval." –Modern Paleo

    Price: $4.95+ (available in eight quantities)

    4. A ball launcher because your dog (and your arm) is really tired of your lame throws. This launcher will add speed and distance to your throw so you can really see Spot run.

    A reviewer using the launcher to throw a ball

    Promising review: "We visit a huge dog park frequently, and this lets me throw a ball far enough that she really gets to run full throttle! I could never throw it far enough on my own to keep her interested more than one or two times before getting the launcher. Now, we can spend an hour at the park playing with it. I have one super tired dog when we go home. I also love that I don't have to pick up the slimy ball with my hands anymore, especially after she drops it in a puddle, because the launcher picks it right up. " –C. Fritsche

    Price: $9.95

    5. A pack of natural dog treats conveniently shaped to hide any pills you have to give your dog. "Oh this? Totally a normal pill in here, bud!"– you being the sneakiest dog parent of the year.

    The dog treats

    Promising review: "I have a 14 1/2 year old dog who gets three prescriptions twice daily for arthritis and mobility issues. These pill pockets are the easiest way she will take her pills. She never gives me trouble and always chews and swallows everything (I cram one capsule, and two tablets inside). Getting pills twice a day, this 60-pack is a great value as it lasts me an entire month." –Pete S.

    Price: $14.98 (or Subscribe & Save for $14.23/month, available in three sizes)

    6. A dog anxiety jacket that applies gentle, constant pressure to help calm your pup's anxiety, fear, and over-excitement they may experience. This works great for vet visits, thunderstorms, fireworks, or any situation where your dog is feeling uneasy.

    A dog in an anxiety jacket

    Promising review: "Got this in a medium for my (very petite) pitbull/Lab mix with noise sensitivity and separation anxiety. I've been putting it on her every morning since the day it arrived because it works better than anything else I've tried. She's finally comfortable and not running back and forth crying, hiding behind the couch, or digging at her neck when something upsets her. It works perfectly." –Su O

    Price: $44.95 (available in sizes XXS-XXL and in two colors)

    7. A pooper scooper with a bin and rake to save you from having to bend down and pick up poop in your yard. You'll finally be able to clean up after your dog while keeping some dignity. "Yeah, clean my poop." – Your dog, without a doubt.

    A person scooping from the grass into the bin

    Promising review: "With three dogs, two small and one large, scooping the yard is a never-ending job. But with the Arm & Hammer swivel bin and rake, there is no more bending to pick of the doggy droppings. I am able to easily use the rake to push the droppings into the bag covered bin. When I am done cleaning up the yard, I just simply remove the plastic bag from the scoop, tie it off, and dispose. I do spray the rake off with the hose sprayer and then clip the rake onto the scooper for easy storage." –Kelly Eldred

    Price: $14.12

    8. An airtight pet food storage container that will keep their food fresh and out of sight from any sneaky your dog.

    The container

    Promising review: "This pet food storage container set keeps pet food fresh and prevents waste. Usually, I buy small bags that only do a few feedings at a time because the food gets stale easily and my finicky pet won't eat a bite if it isn't fresh. These allow me to be able to buy the larger bags and what doesn't fit in his feeder can be stored." —Amanda

    Price: $21.99

    9. A zip-up raincoat with a removable hood to keep their fur dry while you go on rainy adventures, jumping in puddles and making the best memories. Also, it's unbearably cute.

    A very cute dog in a yellow raincoat

    Promising review: "I put this on like a T-shirt and then raise the zipper and snap it. This coat covering his tummy the coat gets the mud and grit, and the coat is easy to rinse off. I am very happy with the fit because it does cover from head to tail nicely." –Katherine Howard

    Price: $26.99 (available in XS-XXL and five colors)

    10. An artificial grass bathroom mat perfect for training puppies, elderly dogs, or for apartments that don't have constant access to a nice yard. Everyone deserves a designated poop area.

    A dog posing on the mat

    Promising review: "This is the greatest thing on earth! OMG. This is so useful for our patio. We are still potty training our puppy and sometimes we let her potty every hour and having this little patch of grass in our patio works wonders. If you take care of it and use it with puppy pads, this could last you a long time. " –Kym

    Price: $17.05+ (available in two sizes)

    11. A treat tote bag that hangs off your hip for easy access to your pup's treats while walking or training. I need one of these for human snacks.

    A reviewer with the bag attached to their pocket

    Promising review: "These are the perfect size to hold treats. Not too deep that you have to stick your whole hand in. Just right to just grab a treat with my fingers. We always use the clip on the back which holds tight to all kinds of clothing and has never come loose even with lots of bending. It hangs down from the waistline well so a shirt doesn't interfere. The bag also has a belt loop if you wear belts." –Cherilyn

    Price: $10.99

    12. A saddleback bag to store all of your pup's essentials for your next adventure. Water? Check! Treats? Check! Their favorite toy they just can't go anywhere without? Check!

    A dog wearing a hiking pack

    Promising review: "The pack itself is wonderful, cute colors, buckles and hardware are sturdy and well made, size is perfect, material is light weight." —Kayley

    Price: $10.99+ (available in sizes S-2XL and 20 colors)

    13. A portable travel dog bed because even your pup needs a comfy place to rest wherever you take them. It packs down tightly, making it easy to pack for camping, hiking, or road trips with your best bud.

    A dog on an orange portable dog bed

    Promising review: "Nice durable material with anti-skid dots on the bottom of it. I laid it out and it was a hit right from the get-go. My 2 dogs fought over who got to lay on it. Then the puppy peed on it... Well, it's definitely waterproof! Clean up was a snap. It didn't absorb any of the pee which was fantastic." —Krystle

    Price: $29.99

    14. A paw soother stick that will help heal dry, cracked, or irritated dog paw pads so they can continue trotting along with no pain. ♫These paws were made for walkin'..♫


    Promising review: "My Doberman had one pad, in particular, that was painfully cracked. He limped constantly. Took him to vet to make sure it was not a knee, shoulder, foot etc issue. I tried another product and it did only so so. WELL let me tell you after three days of this stuff NO LIMP. One week later NO CRACK. SOLD. Just ordered the set with the protector too." –D Sal

    Price: $17.95

    15. A dog bowl designed to slow your dog's feeding time down, reducing bloating from eating way too quickly. It can work for both dry and wet food to suit your dog's preferences. Do they make these for humans? Asking for a friend. I'm the friend.

    The dog bowls, with grooves in them

    Promising review: "Not only is this bowl super cute.. it works!!! My 4-month-old golden retriever/great Pyrenees puppy would inhale her food. She would eat roughly 2 cups of kibble in about five seconds. I tried only giving her small amounts at a time but it never stopped her from inhaling it. Which always resulted in her throwing it up whole. She wouldn't even chew it. Now with this new bowl it forces her to slow down to get her food in between the grooves. We love it!! It's taken her about 10 minutes."–Diane

    Price: $9.99+ (available in four sizes and six styles)

    16. A life jacket so your dog can go swimming in any body of water and you don't have to worry about them being able to stay afloat. The rescue handle on the top provides an extra sense of security when you see your pup paddling along living their best life.

    Promising review: "Great life jacket! I ordered this for my mini long-haired dachshund, who tries hard but is not a strong swimmer. He's able to stay afloat with this vest (we're still working on keeping his head above water, but the neck piece on this vest helps a lot)." –Kristina Circelli

    Price: $17.99+ (available in sizes XS-XL)

    17. A bag of calming aid treats with melatonin to help reduce stress and promote relaxation. Sometimes your dog really just needs to ~chill~.

    The bag of treats

    Promising review: "I give this to my wild Yorkie when he decides he wants to be a little bit extra crazy. He loves them and he actually calms down, not drugged or anything just a nice active but calm and quiet little chewchew." –Amazon customer

    Price: $11.99+ (available in three sizes)

    18. A three-step pet stair so your fur babies will have no trouble getting up on the bed. Ultimate cuddle time: Activated.

    A dog posing by the stairs next to a bed

    Promising review: "I don't ever write reviews but I bought this for my dachshund who has a bad back and wasn't able to jump up onto my bed anymore. This product is perfect for my dog, he is able to get up and down with no problem! The carpeted steps help with him not slipping. My bed is pretty high up and it does the job well. Very happy with this!" –Amazon customer

    Price: $37.99+ (available in two sizes and eight colors)

    19. An inflatable neck collar that is a thousand times comfier than a cone while still providing protection from any incisions or injuries they shouldn't touch.,

    Promising review: "I am so happy I bought this product! My dog got spayed and cone was just not working. She absolutely hated it and could hardly sleep. So we explored other options and came across this product. It’s basically a travel pillow for dogs! It stopped her from licking her incision but also looks super comfy!" –Susan McGowan

    Price: $13.98+ (available in sizes XS-XL)

    20. A portable outdoor shower tool that attaches to any water bottle. This will help clean your dog after rolling around somewhere they shouldn't have and keep them from destroying your car seats. A win-win!

    A dog getting sprayed by the shower tool

    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." –J. W. Ramsden

    Price: $11.95

    21. A portable paw cleaner with bristles to help scrub your dog's paws with ease. No more tracking in questionable germs into your home! Additionally, it works great in the Winter to wash the harmful salt of their paws.

    Promising review: "I have four dogs in NYC. I have to wash their feet after every walk because the streets are so filthy. It would take me about 10-15 min to clean their paws with a spray bottle and towel. Now, it takes about five minutes. And the towel doesn’t end up filthy. The dirt gets caught in the cup. Plus the dogs seem to like it. The silicone bristles must feel good. A huge thumbs-up!" –Sandra

    Price: $14.99+ (available in sizes S-L and six colors)

    22. A pocket first aid kit you can easily bring on your walks for some peace of mind that you can help your fur baby in a pinch if needed. No, Fido, this isn't an excuse to play with your favorite cactus.

    Dog wearing first aid kit

    This kit includes an emergency blanket, electric thermometer, gloves, gauze rolls, a bandage roll, antiseptic wipes, scissors, and an instant ice pack.

    Promising review: "Great first aid kit for my beloved dog. Better quality than expected and so easy to attach to leash. The inside pockets are flexible and room for more items that you may want. Very good that it includes a thermometer! It really comes more equipped than my family first aid kit." —Ben

    Price: $27.96

    23. A car seat cover to extend the life of your car seats with all the adventures you two will go on. This cover is slip-resistant and waterproof for the ultimate comfort you'll both enjoy.

    Promising review: "Fits in our 2019 RAV4 Adventure perfectly! Hopefully it’ll keep my buds paws off the beige armrests! Seems very durable and is constructed well! Love the rubber on the bottom so it doesn’t slip around and the tubes that tuck into the crevasse of the seats for more stability!" –Scott Yarnell

    Price: $30.99 (available in sizes L-XL and in two colors)

    24. A pet gate to keep your dog from going somewhere they definitely know they shouldn't. It's just more exciting when it's forbidden, ya know?

    A puppy behind the pet gate

    Promising review: "My Westie thinks she’s a professional escape artist, so we always had to be ridiculously careful anytime we opened the front door. I bought this gate and placed it in the foyer entry so that she can’t get to the door at all. Now we can enter without any fear she’ll get out the door, and just open the gate to get to her once the door is closed." –Melissa

    Price: $33.95+ (available in three sizes and five colors)

    25. A classic Kong toy every dog should have. This rubber toy will keep your dog busy for hours and you can stuff it with their favorite treats or kibble for endless entertainment., Amazon

    Promising review: "These really are the world's best dog toy! It's a perfect slow feeder for dogs who bolt their food. It can be used with wet food, dry kibble, or a mixture of both. Stick it in the refrigerator or freezer to get a nice cooling effect for sore gums in teething puppies. It is a stimulating, problem solving puzzle for bored dogs, especially high energy dogs that always need something to do. They also work as a nice bouncy ball for fetch." –Faye

    Price: $7.49+ (available in sizes S-XXL)

    26. A pet camera so you can finally see what your pet has been up to when you leave for work every day. Spoiler alert: they nap a lot.


    This camera has 1080p full HD camera quality and a 360º panoramic view of your space with night vision.

    Promising review: "I really like this camera. I wanted a camera that could do a sort of sweep around the living room for me. I like that it has a function for me to speak into the microphone so if I can’t see my pet, I can call them and they’ll come greet me. With this I can make sure my dogs aren’t getting into trouble, and aren’t crying the whole time I’m gone! Totally recommend if you worry about your pets while you’re out of the house!" –Kayla

    Price: $35.98

    27. A flea and tick treatment because your dog should always be protected from these pesky parasites. This treatment starts working within 12 hours and continues working to kill fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes for up to 30 days.

    A box with the treatment in it

    Promising review: "We have golden retrievers. We live in southern Vermont. We have ticks here, mosquitoes, and fleas. We have been using K9 Advantix II on our dogs for several years, solely during the warmer months. I worry so much about Lyme disease for my dog. Lyme prevention is the primary reason that I use this product, and I believe the product delivers." –Snowvalley

    Price: $15.98

    28. A portable pet water bottle that'll make it easy for them to get a sip of water and go back to playing with their friends at the dog park. Press the button at the top to fill with water and release to stop so they can lap it up!

    A dog drinking from the blue bottle

    Promising review: "GREAT price! So convenient. I take it everywhere and if they don't drink it all you just hold the button in and it goes back in the bottle. There is no waste, no stopping to get their bowl out, and no mess at all. It even has a lock on it so you can pack it with no worries about spills." –Amazon customer

    Price: $9.99 (available in pink)

    29. A dental spray to help eliminate bad breath and fight against plaque, tartar, and gum disease. Best part? If you send in a photo of your pet with the bottle, they will donate a portion of the profits to a pet with cancer. No stinky breath in your face and you get to help another fur baby! Could it get any better?


    Promising review: "Super product!! After just a few treatments, she is now very relaxed and tolerant of the spray. Obviously it tastes very pleasant to her. The dental spray has a very fresh scent and with a few spritzes, our dog's breath and mouth are "kissing sweet". Not only is this a great product, as a bonus you get the reward of knowing that a large portion of your purchase goes to providing medical treatment to dogs with cancer." –D. Mattes

    Price: $15.19 (or Subscribe & Save for $13.67/month)

    30. A pack of leak-proof poop bags with dispensers that effortlessly attach to your jeans or leash so you can whip it out and pick up poop at a moment's notice. You'll be an expert poop scooper and that should definitely go on your resumé.

    The green bags rolled up in a row

    Promising review: "I absolutely love these poop bags. As a dog walker and owner of three large dogs, I find sturdy poop bags are a necessity. I've tried a few other brands but Earth Rated is by far my favorite. These bags are solid and I have not had a slip. We have tried the unscented ones and the scented ones. The scented ones are strong enough not to smell poop. Love it." –Amazon customer

    Price: $34.99

    31. A monthly subscription box that sends you toys, treats, and fun products for your dog to try. Each month is a unique theme and boxes are never repeated so your pooch will always get something new to enjoy., Amazon

    Promising review: "It was a big hit! They loved the treats and seemed interested in the toys. One of the treats was too big for my little dogs so I will share the love with a much bigger pup. Overall great experience...can't wait to see what they get next month!" –Renee

    Price: $35/box (available in sizes S-L)

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