When you own a dog, keeping your home clean is a challenge, if not downright impossible. From all the shedding to the dirty floors, sometimes it feels like you'll need a miracle pet cleaning product to fix the whole mess. But that holy grail item that'll make bathing your dog or brushing their teeth less of a headache is not as elusive as you might think. In fact, they're available now and you can buy them all today. Really! Below, 13 amazing inventions you'll wonder how you lived without.
The Paw Plunger
When out walking your dog, whether it's in the rain or snow, there's nothing worse than muddy paws. This paw scrubber, that's shaped to look like a large coffee mug, has bristles on the inside. Simply stick your dog's paw in the mug and the plunger will gently scrub them clean.
Where to buy: $28.99, Amazon
No-Spill Water Bowl
Dog's aren't graceful drinkers. They like to tilt their bowls over, splash around in it, and drip water from their mouths all over the kitchen floor. Thankfully, this ingenious bowl is designed to keep messy drinkers from getting water all over the place, keeping your floors clean and dry (for once).
Where to buy: $19.99, Amazon
Fresh Patch Disposable Dog Potty
Forget puppy pads. This potty mat made with real grass is the perfect solution for apartments, puppies, or just busy pet owners who can't take their dog out every hour. The grass absorbs smells like a real lawn and lasts for up to a week. Once your pooch is done with it, simply throw it away. Easy peasy.
Where to buy: $19, Amazon
Pet Dental Spray
Sure, veterinarians might tell you to brush your dog's teeth every day, but who actually does that? Fortunately, this dental spray, which freshens breath, fights plaque, and even promotes healthy gums, will do all the work for you.
Where to buy: $15.99, Amazon