If You Want Your Pet To Be Less Work, You'll Love These Clever Things On Amazon

Less work, more cuddles.

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Whether you’re a new pet parent or a seasoned pro, you know that taking care of an animal comes with its own joys, challenges, and responsibilities. But, there are some clever things on Amazon that can make pet ownership a little less work. In fact, they can help your pet (and you) feel calmer, happier, and less stressed. Best of all, most of the products below cost less than $40 (or much, much less) and they’re all backed by glowing reviews from fellow animal lovers.

So scroll down to find new pet accessories for all your furry friends. They’re simply purr-fect.


A Set Of Clickers To Help Train Your Dog

When you want to teach your dog new actions and reward the good things they already do, these training clickers can come in handy. To use, just issue a command, wait for your dog to perform the right move, click, and offer a treat. You get two clickers and they each come with a convenient wrist strap for easy portability.


A Seat Protector That Prevents Stains & Scratches

Protect your car’s back seat from scratches, hair, drool, mud, stains, and more with this seat cover. It’s durable and 100% waterproof, so it easily wipes clean or you can use a vacuum to give it a refresh. The cover also features a nonslip design that helps prevent pets from sliding around during car rides.


A Rechargeable LED Collar For Walking Your Dog At Night

If you want to keep your dog safe and visible in the dark, this rechargeable LED collar can be the perfect solution. It has three glow modes (quick flash, slow flash, or steady glow), and the collar is water-resistant and easily adjustable. Best of all, it takes just two hours to charge via the included micro USB cable.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — Large
  • Available colors: 7


This Hands-Free Dog Leash That’s A Game-Changer For Walks

Give your hands a break with this dog leash. It fits around your waist with an adjustable belt, so you can run, hike, or just walk hands-free with your pup. In addition, the leash features a flexible bungee that absorbs the force of a larger dog’s pull and reflective stitching for visibility at night.

  • Available sizes: 36 inches, 48 inches


This Comfortable Seatbelt Leash For Large & Small Dogs

Whether your dog is a co-pilot or they’re riding in the back, you’ll want to make sure they’re safe and secure in their car seat. That’s where this car harness comes in. Just strap it into any seatbelt and attach the other end to the pup’s collar. It’s made of durable nylon with a 360-degree clasp that gives your pet some movement.

  • Available sizes: 1-pack, 2-pack
  • Available colors: 4


A Grooming Brush That Removes Tangles, Knots, & Dirt From Fur

With curved blades for comfort and safety, this grooming tool is just what you need to remove tough tangles, knots, dirt, and matted fur from your pet. It features a 10-tooth design that can be used on dogs, cats, or rabbits. Many reviewers report that it’s quick, easy, and comfortable to use, and doesn’t irritate their animal’s skin.

  • Available sizes: Small, Large


These Absorbent Mitts For Drying Off A Wet Dog

If your dog resists being toweled off after a bath or rainy walk, then you might want these super absorbent chenille mitts. The elastic cuffs keep them from slipping off your hands, while the long fibers soak up water in no time. Another option: The brand also makes an absorbent bath towel for pets.

  • Available size: One size


A Machine-Washable Snuffle Mat That Will Keep Your Pup Entertained

Reduce your dog’s boredom and slow down their eating with this snuffle mat. The design mimics the look and feel of real grass, so your dog sniffs and searches for food or treats. It can keep your pup mentally stimulated for hours and can even be used as a bed for smaller dogs. Best of all, it’s machine washable.


These Plastic Furniture Shields That Are Self-Adhesive

Protect your furniture from your pet’s scratches and bites with these plastic shields. Stick them to any fabric or acrylic surface and the clear material blends in with the color of your upholstery — just avoid leather and faux leather furniture. Twist pins are included for extra hold and each sheet can be cut to fit.

  • Available size: 12 x 17 inches (can be trimmed)


A Stain & Odor Eliminator With 73,000+ 5-Star Reviews

Take your pet wherever you go with this sling carrier that can hold animals up to 12 pounds. It’s made of soft and breathable cotton with a reversible design and a pouch that measures 14 inches deep, and it also includes a safety latch to keep your pet securely inside. The sling is machine washable for easy cleaning and comes in six colors to choose from.

  • Available colors: 5


This Super Cute Sling For Carrying Your Pet Around

To keep your pet close and take them wherever you go, you’ll want this sling carrier. Made of soft and breathable cotton, it features a reversible design and a safety latch so your pet is secure. The pouch measures 14 inches deep and can hold animals up to 12 pounds. It’s also machine washable for easy cleaning.

  • Available colors: 5


A Set Of Stainless Steel Pet Bowls With A Holder That Prevents Messes

If your pet is a messy eater, these bowls and holder will keep your floor clean. Each set comes with two dishwasher-safe, stainless steel bowls and a silicone mat with raised edges, so food and water don’t spill out. The mat has a flat back to prevent slipping and you can get the bowls in four different sizes.

  • Available sizes: 6.5 oz., 13.5oz., 26.5 oz., and 54 oz.
  • Available colors: 5


This Nonslip Bowl Mat For Protecting Your Floors

With this waterproof bowl mat, you can prevent messes where your pet eats. It’s made of nonslip, BPA-free silicone that will keep food and water bowls secure, plus its raised edges keeps spills and splashes from getting on your floor. The mat is 22 by 14 inches and can be placed in the dishwasher for easy cleaning.

  • Available colors: 3


A Wildly Popular Pet Hair Remover That You Can Use Anywhere

With over 135,000 reviews on Amazon, this pet hair roller is a popular pick amongst pet owners who have called it “amazing,” “magic,” and “a game changer.” It captures lint and hair with a reusable, non-sticky material and then deposits it into a chamber for easy cleanup. You can use it on clothes, carpets, furniture, blankets, and more.


A Pooper Scooper That’s Easy To Use & Clean

Cleaning up after your pet is a thankless job, but you might not mind as much with this pooper scooper. It features a 36-inch rake and tray, so you don’t have to bend down when you’re cleaning up, and both are made of durable aluminum that’s easy to wash. They also come with a clip for easy storage.

  • Available styles: Rake and rake with spade


This Artificial Grass Pee Pad That’s Great For Inside Or Outdoors

This reusable pee pad is made of comfortable, artificial grass that’s highly permeable, dries quickly, and features a drainage hole for easy cleanup. It comes in three sizes (the one featured here measures 39.4 by 31.5 inches) and can be used inside or outdoors. Plus, it’s odor-resistant, fireproof, UV-resistant, and easy to cut to size.

  • Available sizes: Large — XX-Large


A Water Additive To Improve Your Pet’s Breath

Just put a capful of this additive in your pet’s 16-ounce water bowl and you might improve their breath and oral hygiene. It contains a simple, no-brush formula that includes aloe vera extract, peppermint flavoring, and more. Plus, it’s safe for daily use and can help reduce tartar and plaque buildup in your pet’s teeth.


This Water Fountain That Your Pet Will Love To Drink From

This quiet, automatic fountain can encourage your pet to drink more water and makes sure the water is fresh and clean. It’s capable of holding up to 84 ounces and includes a silicone mat to prevent spills, plus three replacement filters. The fountain also comes with three modes to attract your pet and keep them drinking.

  • Available colors: 2


An Extra-Wide Gate With A Small Door For Petite Pets

With this extra-wide metal gate, you can make sure your pet stays in one place. It stands 30 inches tall, expands to fit openings between 29 to 36.5 inches wide, and includes a 4-inch extension kit for more room. Within the gate, there’s also a smaller pet door with a lock that allows more petite pets to pass through.


A Pet Hammock That Makes Grooming Easy

This pet hammock helps make grooming a little simpler. Your dog or cat rests in the hammock that’s suspended above the ground with the included hooks, which allows you to apply topical medicines or trim their hair and nails. A nail clipper and file are also included, and the medium-sized sling featured here can hold animals up to 50 pounds.

  • Available sizes: X-Small — Large


A Flea & Tick Spray That’s Made With Plant Extracts

With this plant-based spray, you can eliminate fleas, flea eggs, and ticks on contact, as well as repel mosquitoes. It’s safe to use around the entire family, and safe to apply on pet bedding, upholstery, countertops, and more, without leaving a stain. Use as directed on dogs and cats over 12 weeks old.


A Scrubber & Sprayer That Makes Bathtime Stress-Free

Bathing your pet just got a little easier with this silicone scrubber and sprayer. It features a button on top that controls the water with a two-pressure setting, and an ergonomic handle with bristles for massaging your furry friend. It also includes adapters that fit both shower spigots and garden hoses, so you can bathe inside and outdoors.


These Talking Buttons To Help Your Dog Express Their Needs

If you’ve ever wondered what your dog was thinking, these talking buttons can help. First, you pre-record messages, then you place the buttons so your pet can use them to communicate their wants to you (instead of scratching or barking). The set comes with four buttons, just place them in key positions in your home.


A Treat-Dispensing Puzzle Toy That Can Enterain Dogs For Hours

Fill this puzzle toy with your dog’s favorite treats, and it can keep them entertained for hours, according to reviewers. The toy is designed to roll and dispense snacks as your pet pushes it, which keeps your dog occupied and slows down their eating. One reviewer reports, “It's very durable and easy to clean.”


A Portable Paw Washer That’s So Simple & Convenient

This portable washer is the perfect solution for keeping your pet’s paws clean after they’ve been outside. Just add a little water, insert their paw, twist, pat dry, then repeat for the other paws. The BPA-free, silicone bristles are gentle while still removing dirt and mud. Plus, it comes in three sizes to accommodate a variety of pet paws.

  • Available sizes: Small — Large
  • Available colors: 8


A Pet Water Bottle With A Built-In Dispenser

Keep your pet hydrated, even when you’re on the go, with this portable, leakproof water bottle. Available in three sizes, it features a trough so your pet has a bowl to drink from. You can fill the trough with one hand by pressing the button, which also recollects any remaining water for later use.

  • Available sizes: 12 oz., 19 oz., and 27 oz.
  • Available colors: 2


These Chews That Can Reduce Itching & Promote Healthy Skin For Dogs

Help keep your dog’s skin healthy and itch-free with these soft chews, especially if they’re suffering from seasonal allergies. The formula features omega-rich oils like salmon and flaxseed oil, plus turmeric, honey, and vitamin E to support strong coats. How many chews you give your dog depends on their weight, so check the recommended dosage on the container.


A Lightweight, Machine-Washable Mat To Keep Pets Cool

When temperatures start to rise, you can keep your pets cool and comfortable with this lightweight mat. The soft, thin layers are breathable and cooling, while the nonslip backing keeps it in place. It’s machine washable, easy to fold for travel, and made without chemicals and irritating fibers.

  • Available sizes: Small — XX-Large, Round
  • Available colors: 6


These Gentle Wipes For Giving Your Dog A Quick Cleaning

Made with soothing ingredients such as aloe vera and shea butter, these gentle wipes are great for your pet’s paws, body, and bottom. They’re also hypoallergenic and free of parabens and alcohol. The pack comes with 100 wipes that can last you up to two months, and they’re certified compostable.

  • Available sizes: 100 count, 400 count
  • Available styles: Unscented, lavender-scented


A Lickable Toy That Can Make Crate Training A Little Easier

This dog toy can help with your dog’s mental stimulation and raise their endorphins through licking, but can also attach to your pup’s crate to reduce stress when crate training. It’s made of BPA-free rubber and it’s easy to clean. Plus, the toy comes with a freezer shell so you can create frozen treats.


These Calming Chews That Can Relax Stressed & Anxious Dogs

Using natural ingredients like organic hemp, ginger, valerian root, and chamomile, these chews can help to calm and relax nervous, hyperactive, or stressed dogs. There’s no artificial preservatives, and they come in three flavors. Give one chew daily per 25 pounds of weight, and check with your vet before giving to puppies under 6 months.

  • Available flavors: Beef liver, chicken, duck, peanut butter pumpkin dental sticks


A Set Of Can Lids For Keeping Wet Food Fresh

To keep your unused wet food fresh, ditch the plastic wrap and get a set of these two pet food can covers. Each one is made of BPA-free silicone and features inside rings so they can easily fit over most cans, including ones that are 2.5, 2.9, and 3.3 inches in diameter. Plus, they’re dishwasher-safe.


A Comfy Pet Bed That’s Also Calming

If your pet needs a soothing place to sleep or an area for decompressing, this plush bed is a cozy option — that’s also machine washable. The soft, fur lining and the nest-like design cradles them to reduce anxiety and promote relaxation. It has a cotton filling and a nonslip base, plus it’s portable for easy travel.

  • Available sizes: Small — Large
  • Available colors: 4


A Durable Rope Leash That’s Great For All Kinds Of Dogs

This heavy-duty, 5-foot rope leash can be used for training, hiking, or walking with your dog. It’s made of thick nylon with a soft, padded handle, and a 360-degree rotating clasp so the leash doesn’t tangle. Best of all, reviewers report that it’s sturdy and comfortable for small to big dogs.

  • Available styles: Rope leash, standard leash
  • Available colors: 6


This Lick Mat That Can De-Stress Your Pet

Keep your pet occupied (and less bored) with this dishwasher-safe, silicone lick pad. It features four textured areas for you to spread peanut butter or wet food, and provides options so your pet is engaged and licking. In fact, the brand notes that licking can help your dog release endorphins, which aids in keeping them calm during stressful moments.

  • Available sizes: Medium, Large (also available as a suction lick mat and a bowl)
  • Available colors: 7