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    29 Pet Products On Amazon With Before-And-Afters That Prove How Well They Work

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    1. A bottle of Poop-Off bird poop remover for removing the toughest of stains from clothing, upholstery and carpets. It'll tackle droppings from all types of diets and won't cause dust when cleaning your bird's cage.

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    Promising review: "I adopted a conure recently and the cage she came with was filthy! The white bars of the cage was covered in feces and food. The bars were so caked that it looked yellow. I took the cage into the bathtub and sprayed it down with Poop-Off and let sit for 10 minutes. Next, rinsed the cage with hot water and it immediately looked brand new. I also tried this product on my conure's sand perches which were covered in waste. I sprayed Poop-Off and let it sit for five minutes and rinsed it with hot water and gave it a little rub with my fingers and it looked so clean! If I had used a brush, it would have made the perch look brand-new." —Danny

    Price: $12.50 (originally $13.20)

    2. A pet hair-remover roller to keep your furniture hair-free. This durable product cleans sofas, beds, carpets, comforters and more and it's reusable, so you don't have to worry about going through multiple disposable lint rollers.

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    Promising review: "Shocked! Figured the best place was to try it on a small carpet we have in the living room for a real test. Looks like I vacuumed the carpet. Works great on a suede couch." —John Aguilera

    Price: $24.95 (originally $30.95)

    3. Some Capstar cat flea medicine that'll tackle your feline's flea infestation. As a tablet, the medicine is convenient, but you don't have to get a prescription for it! And if the fleas come back, you can safely start the medicine again as much as one dose a day.

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    Promising review: "My beloved INDOOR felines have been bombarded with an infestation the likes of which I have never experienced. I invested in "top quality" collars for each. No relief. Later applied a vet recommended topical solution. No improvement. This is the first time I have tried an oral application for flea treatment. Within ONE day, their itching and scratching is MARKEDLY reduced. I know of no cat who likes a pill shoved down their throat, but this very small pill makes the task a little less intrusive. I will keep a supply on hand year round." —klf

    Price: $28.49 (or Subscribe & Save for $27.07/two months)

    4. A muddy paw cleaner so your floors and furniture can stay mud-free after walks and playing outside. In the winter, it'll keep salt, ice melt, and chemicals from staying on your pup's paws too long. Just add warm water to the top row of soft bristles and gently wash away the dirt.

    Reviewer's photos of using the paw plunger with their Goldendoodle
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    Vet recommended.

    Promising review: "This thing is awesome. I don't know about the smaller cup's bristles, but the medium's bristles are really soft. There's absolutely no way this would hurt even a hairless dog. For cleaning my dog's feet, I dip each foot in until I hear her nails click against the bottom, then I go back up and dip it another two or three times. Then I squeeze the water off her foot and move on to the next foot." —Anders Jean

    Price: $17.99+ (available in three sizes and four colors)

    5. A two-sided pet grooming rake and comb to detangle your pet's fur. One side helps with mats and tangles, while the other helps with thinning and shedding. Even though the inner side is sharp enough to cut through knots, the rounded outside teeth can gently massage without scratching. Plus, the ergonomic anti-slip grip makes using this product comfortable for you!

    Reviewer's photo of their black dog beside a pile of his fur after using the grooming tool
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    Promising review: "I have two Newfoundlands and the summer shed had just begun. They shed faster than my daily vacuuming can keep up with, but the summer shed made it infinitely worse. I wish this brush were wider with more teeth to the comb, but it is still a great product. In about an hour I had pulled off a pile of hair as big as my 150-lb puppy. He is happier and cooler, and I am happy that all that fur is not on my floors, clothes, furniture, and walls!" —Meg

    Price: $19.45

    6. An electric nail grinder so your pet doesn't scratch up your favorite chair...again. This advanced diamond drum bit grinder lets you precisely and painlessly trim your pet's nails wherever you need to! There's an adjustable speed design and three ports to accommodate small, medium, and large pets.

    Reviewer's photo of their dog's nails before and after using the nail grinder
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    Cordless and rechargeable.

    Promising review: "Wow!!! I have had three dog nail grinders in the past. This one beats all of them by far!! It it very quiet on both settings, which is great, especially for skittish pups. It is sooo fast! I have three dogs and it would take several minutes per dog, about 30 minutes total. Not with this one. All three were done in less than 10 and their nails were much shorter and looked better than when using the other grinders. It also didn't get nearly as hot as the other ones do. I am very impressed." —sssmile14

    Price: $23.99 (available in two colors)

    7. A set of ear-cleaning wipes that'll stop itching and infections in your dog's ears. You can use this soothing and non-irritating formula to gently clean and deodorize on a regular basis.

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    Promising review: "My coonhound always seems to have smelly, itchy ears. The wipes smell nice, and make cleaning the gunk easy. They are really saturated, which I'm sure helps with the cleaning, so I followed up with a paper towel to help dry his ears afterward. He didn't seem to mind at all, and I haven't seen him shaking his head like before." —Rina

    Price: $12.99 (originally $15.99, or Subscribe & Save for $12.34/four months)

    8. A tub of Snout Magic nose butter for your dog's chapped and cracked nose. It uses organic coconut oil to moisturize, and the ingredients are safe for pets and humans alike.

    Reviewer's photo showing their black and white dog's nose before and after using snout magic
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    Vet recommended.

    Promising review: "This Snout Magic is truly amazing. I have a boxer, a breed infamous for their dry, cracked noses. After about a week of twice daily application, my dog's nose was like new. It is incredible. Her nose is now soft, smooth, and moist like a regular dog's nose. We also apply it to her thumbs, which were also dry and cracked. They are now smooth and soft as well. We just apply it right before we feed her so by the time she's done eating she's forgotten it's on." —Warren

    Price: $14.97 (originally $19.99, or Subscribe & Save for $14.22/four months)

    9. Some paw butter salve to comfort dry, cracked paws. The oatmeal-scented formula uses shea butter, oatmeal, aloe vera and more to heal paws, and is pH-balanced for cats. It's also safe if licked or swallowed.

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    Promising review: "I was skeptical about any kind of balm as I figured that it would leave a mess on my floors or one/both dogs would just lick it off their feet. No problems whatsoever, and after a single application, both dogs' pads are really soft and supple. Hopefully the dogs can feel the difference. I can surely see it and feel it. Also, the balm smells like oatmeal cookies, so bonus for that." —LRL

    Price: $7.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $7.59/three months)

    10. A bottle of Pet MD antiseptic and anti-fungal medicated spray that'll relieve infections from dogs, cats and even horses. This nonstinging formula kills bacteria and yeast found in infections, and it relieves both dermatitis and pyoderma. It's a great option in between baths and can be used for face folds, finger folds, and under areas.

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    Promising reviews: "This spray started healing my dog's chronic body and tail yeast with the first use. I sprayed it on her directly and also sprayed it on cotton pads to rub on the skin areas that had turned black from the yeast. What's so amazing is that the black started coming off on the cotton and her skin has been gradually returning to normal. The itching and licking has stopped. This stuff is great! I'll be buying it again!" —Amy Taylor

    Price: $14.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $14.24/two months)

    11. A mat-remover for small animals so you can get rid of tangles, dander and trapped dirt easily. It's great for all hair types, and the sharp teeth prevent the comb from pulling your pet's hair. Plus, the comb grooms and massages, increasing blood circulation for a soft and shiny coat.

    Reviewer's image of their cat next to a pile of mats after using the mat remover
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    Promising review: "I have a rag doll cat who has super thick long fuzzy fur. The first time I used it was in her armpit where there was a small but close to the skin mat. I got out that mat and a few others... and she's still purring. Although she wasn't patient for a complete grooming, it worked! She was happy and so was I. The nicely curved teeth are not pokey on the end: it lifts the hair like a comb, and only cuts the hair when it meets the resistance of the mat. I was amazed how well this works. Definitely a well-thought-out tool." —Vermillion

    Price: $16.99

    12. A bottle of API turtle aquarium cleaner that'll make tap water safer for your turtles. It breaks down waste and debris and it'll treat bacterial infections and repair damaged tissue while it cleans.

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    Promising review: "I LOVE IT!! Before, the water got clouded and smelly by the fourth day and water had to be changed on the seventh day. After I used this cleaner for the first time, I didn't smell anything even though I didn't change the water for two full weeks. I purposely waited to see how long it would last. I refilled the tank throughout the two weeks and I added one dose of the solution in between. I changed the water on the two weeks mark because the filter was full and the odor was so minor it was barely there! The rocks and turtle dock was way less dirty too even they were sitting in the tank for two full weeks. This product is amazing!" —Elle

    Price: $4.59+ (available in seven sizes, or Subscribe & Save for $6.42/three months)

    13. A bottle of Burt's Bees pet dander reducing spray for cats to condition their skin and reduce flaking. This pH-balanced spray has the colloidal oatmeal and aloe your cat needs without any artificial fragrances or chemicals.

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    Promising review: "I am shocked by how well this stuff works! Our cat was so full of dandruff and greasy fur, I hated petting her, which made me very sad. After the first application there was a huge difference! After the second application, her dandruff is GONE. I'm dumbfounded. She doesn't enjoy the sound of the spray, but she is getting more used to it. We spray her down and then brush her. She is so soft and shiny!" —Amber Steele

    Price: $6.49 (originally $11.99, or Subscribe & Save for $6.17/two months)

    14. Some all-season paw wax so your pet's paws will be protected all year long. This lotion acts like an invisible and breathable shield so your dog can move around safely in any condition. Time-tested by Canadian dog sled drivers, the paw wax uses vitamin E and beeswax to condition.

    Reviewer's photo of their dog's paws before and after using the paw wax
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    Fast-drying, non-allergenic and non-staining.

    Promising review: "Living in the Northeast, this product is an absolute miracle. In the winter, I put it on her paws two to three times a week and she can withstand the bitter cold and salty walks. In the summer when it's 80 and above, she can walk on asphalt without issue. FYI, if your dog is slipping around inside, you have put too much on! You need to work this into the pad, between the toes, and wipe off any excess with a paper towel. I have dark hardwood floors and I have never seen paw prints." —Kat Lanz

    Price: $14.99

    15. Some plant-based and compostable pet wipes for when you don't have time to give your pet a full bath. All-natural shea butter, aloe, and chamomile keep fur feeling soft and fresh. These hypoallergenic wipes are also a great choice for sensitive puppies.

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    Sulfate- and alcohol-free.

    Promising review: "I’ve tried so many dog wipes but none compare to these. The wipes are extra damp (and stay that way even after opening) which means one wipe goes a long way. They also smell great, have a thick feel, and are hypoallergenic. I have a dog who has sensitive skin and we use these wipes after walks to get rid of allergies." —Amazon reviewer

    Price: $29.99 (originally $37.99, or Subscribe & Save for $28.49/two months)

    16. A bottle of Nylabone oral care water additive to hydrate and take care of your dog's teeth. This tartar control liquid with freshen as it cleans, and reviewers say it truly reduces plaque. This easy-to-use additive means there's no brushing required!

    Reviewer's photo of their dog's teeth before and after using the water additive
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    Promising review: "My dog is going on 8 years old and his teeth are looking the best they have in years. I have not noticed any adverse reactions and the additives cannot be smelled or tasted as long as you put the correct dosage in the water. I highly recommend this product, especially if you can't afford expensive teeth cleanings at the vet's office. Just make sure you are consistent with putting the drops in your dog's water every time you refill their bowl." —$5.51+ (originally $8.99+, available in two sizes and three flavors)

    17. Some Squishface wrinkle paste that'll clean wrinkles, tear stains and tail pockets with a water-repellent barrier. This is a great option for bulldogs, Frenchies and pugs, and it's got a minimal ingredient list so even the most sensitive dog can use it.

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    Promising review: "This stuff works great! For so long I had been using organic diaper rash cream in between the folds to keep them dry. This stuff sticks MUCH better, has a nice thick texture and has zero scent. She does not mind me applying it at all AND doesn’t immediately go run away after and try to rub it off! Also, a little goes a VERY long way! Great product and definitely recommend for all you wrinkly pup parents out there!" —Jess K

    Price: $20.67 (originally $21.74, or Subscribe & Save for $18.60/four months)

    18. A FURemover hair remover broom so you can get rid of pet hair from carpets, rugs and tile. The 100% natural rubber acts like a magnet to attract pet hair and the built-in squeegee cleans hard surfaces like showers and windows easily. There's even a telescopic handle you can adjust.

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    Promising review: "This broom is most effective on pet hair when the rubber blade is used, as opposed to the rubber bristles. I was very skeptical but the results are undeniable. It's important to note that while this is very effective and very cheap, it's not a miracle. Using this broom on carpet does take a measure more energy than sweeping a smooth floor. Also, the bristles were able to fluff back up a section of carpet that had been pressed down by a heavy metal power strip." —Amazon reviewer

    Price: $12.98

    19. A Turbo Microfiber mop system with washable pads for cleaning pet messes, hair, and allergens from your hard surfaces. It's got a 360-degree spin head and even though it's industrial grade, it's not heavy. It also comes with two washable microfiber pads that can by washed and reused up to 100 times.

    Reviewer's photo of a light brown hardwood floor before and after using the microfiber mop
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    Promising review: "The day I received this mop, it felt like Christmas morning. Very easy to assemble. The microfiber pads are everything. They are easy to rinse and easy to put on the mop (and they stay on!) They pick up everything. The mop is sturdy and beautiful. I really love that I can use any cleaning liquid that I want. I also love that I can easily wash the pads and reuse them. Oh and BTW the company included a hand-written thank-you letter which I thought was super cute, sweet, and lovely." —Bel

    Price: $39.95 (originally $49.99)

    20. Some Angel's Eyes tear stain wipes to clean dried mucus, secretions, and tear stains away from your pup's eyes. These presoaked babies can be applied daily and will reduce eye irritation and itching. They're safe to use over six weeks and there's no rinsing needed.

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    Promising review: "These things have a lot of solution in them! They don't really have any discernible scent, and they are useful in getting the crust and goo off my dog's fur. They don't really remove stains or foul smells but they DO clean it up very well. I've previously used makeup rounds and other tear cleaning products, and they did not clean as well, easily or quickly as this product. My dog does not mind these, because they don't irritate her eyes. Been using them over two weeks now and still as moist as when we opened the jar." —B.H.

    Price: $12.56 (originally $14.50, or Subscribe & Save for $11.93/three months)

    21. Similarly, a Mindful Pets tear stain comb that'll remove mucus and crust from your dog's tear duct. Because tear stains come from build up in their eyes, this stainless-steel comb can help prevent future staining!

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    Promising review: "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!" —Joanna

    Price: $5.95

    22. A bottle of commercial-grade Angry Orange odor eliminator and cleaner for getting rid of pet urine. Derived from the oil found in orange peels, this solution can be used for both carpets and tile.

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    Promising review: "THIS STUFF WORKS WONDERS! Our cat will just randomly pee on piles of clothes and I have not been able to get that smell out! I love orange scented anything so I thought I'd give this stuff a try. I put the urine-scented clothes in our washer and filled the tub...I poured some of this in and let the clothes soak for a while before resuming the wash cycle. Once they were done in the dryer, I took a big sniff and I could not believe it! NO TRACE OF SMELL WAS LEFT. Just a slight orange fragrance! So...long story short, buy this stuff." —Amazon reviewer

    Price: $22.97 (or Subscribe & Save for $21.82/three months)

    23. Some Omega 3 health chews so your dog can be protected from itching and shedding. The omega fatty acids in these supplements support joint health and mobility, and it's a great choice for dogs with arthritis. They also help with making their skin and coat healthy and support immune cell function.

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    Promising review: "This product has been a LIFESAVER for my dog's severe skin allergies. Her skin was so dry and reactionary that skin was literally peeling off and leaving big bald spots. I started the omega treats (at first just one per day, then I switched to two per day to help her more quickly) and within about a week, I saw less dry skin flakes, less chewing, and her skin was starting to heal. After nearly a month, her hair is growing back and almost no flakes! She hasn't chewed her skin in weeks and she seems way more comfortable." —Sarah E Ross

    Price: $29.99 (or Subscribe & Save for $26.99/two months)

    24. Some antimicrobial gel that'll help with any first-aid or skincare need. This anti-itch gel will treat cuts, scrapes, sores and more by disinfecting the wound and creating a healing environment after the very first application. The nontoxic formula is also pH-balanced and safe for sensitive areas.

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    Clinically proven and vet recommended.

    Promising review: "This Blue Butter is the most amazing stuff ever created...It healed ANYTHING and EVERYTHING I put it on for my dog. The vet said that this stuff will actually grab onto the wound and stay on for 12 hours even if you can't see it anymore it is still working and keeping the wound clean as well. Also, I have a confession to make. I had the idea to try it out on my toe to kill my toe fungus. IT WORKED!!!!! So this stuff can be used on humans as well as animals and it has become a permanent part of my first aid kit from now on." —TheDoctor

    Price: $14.95 (or Subscribe & Save for $14.20/one month)

    25. A bottle of doggy leave-in conditioner to hydrate, condition, and moisturize your dog's coat without leaving it greasy. It add vital nutrients while it conditions to combat dry and itchy skin, and it works on all coats and breeds. Just rub it in and let it dry!

    Reviewer's photo of their dog's belly before and after using the leave-in conditioner
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    Promising review: "This product is INCREDIBLE and so far, the very best relief of the skin dryness problem we used to constantly have. This product cleared up both my dog's inner bottom legs and belly’s that were broken out in scabs and red bumps. This doggie lotion is a godsend. It’s thick enough to last but thin enough that there isn’t an oily residue after you apply. Both dogs have short hair and it made a huge difference!" —Lexie

    Price: $12.99 (available in two scents and two sizes)

    26. A bottle of feline skin and itch drops for temporary relief from your cat's allergies. It'll detoxify their skin from the inside, leaving their coat thick and shiny.

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    Promising review: "This product really surprised me! My cat had been overgrooming due to an allergy and anxiety. I put five drops in her bowl of water each time I refilled it. She doesn’t seem to notice which leads me to believe it’s either flavorless or it tastes good! I have been combining the drops with anti-anxiety treats. The results have been amazing. My other cat was suffering from dandruff as well and now his coat is shiny and healthy! Wonder product, saved my cat’s fur!!!" —Sarah

    Price: $6.42 (originally $7.01)

    27. A Levoit air purifier, because even the most loyal pet lover can have allergies. The three-stage filtration system will remove 99.97% of airborne particles with the lowest noise level. Every hour, it'll circulate room air over four times to purify. When it's time for bed, you can choose between two brightness settings at night or turn the light off entirely.

    Reviewer's photo of their dirty filter after use on the left and a clean filter on the right
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    Promising review: "I foster kittens for a rescue, and no matter how often I clean the boxes, I still have an odor. I got this product out of desperation. It was a good size and weight for kitties bouncing around. I am truly shocked and enormously happy with how it works! My husband was at wits' end with his sensitive nose. He goes in there now and is astonished, no smell. The room is 10×10, and I use it on the 2 setting. I also enjoy the night-light. Very helpful without disturbing anyone." —victoria Mohagen

    Price: $84.99 (originally $89.99)

    28. Some Healthy Hair Care moisturizer that'll smooth the messiest of horse manes and coats. This lanolin-enriched formula can be used after clipping, bathing, or on blanket-chafed areas. You can also use it as a touch-up spray before shows!

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    Promising reviews: "I used this a few times for a sensitive chestnut Thoroughbred. He had pasture-quality coat. Dings, bitemarks, sunbleached, bald patches, etc. After three applications over two weeks the horse's coat is BEAUTIFUL!!!! I will definitely buy again! Although, the concentrate mixes up into a huge amount of spray, so it will be a long time before I need it again!" — Jasmin M. Seitzer

    Price: $19.99+ (available in three sizes)

    29. A bag of Greenies dog dental treats so your pup can enjoy themselves and keep their teeth clean. Their unique texture cleans down to the gumline to fight plaque and freshen their breath.

    Reviewer's photo showing their dog's teeth before and after using the dental chews
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    Made with natural and easy-to-digest ingredients, and vet recommended.

    Promising review: "Great product. 9 y/o 60-lb boxer mix who has never had dental chew toys. Eats dry kibble with wet food treat every couple of weeks. I checked my dog's teeth and saw they had plaque. I ordered these and gave the dog one treat, plaque was over 50% gone. Couple of treats later, 90% gone. Only the oldest and closest to the gumline plaque is left after only four of these treats." —Billy

    Price: $10.99+ (available in five sizes, or Subscribe & Save for $10.44/one month)

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