Pet Gadgets

News, reviews and articles about pet gadgets and accessories.

Outward Hound dog toy isn’t “invincible” but it’s pretty good

NEWS – Every other month, I get a rather unusual item in my Amazon Subscribe and Save bundle: A fuzzy, squeaky duck. This dog toy for $3.75 is sold by Outward Hound under the brand name “Invincibles.” And that’s a bit of an overstatement. My two pups have proved over and over that these toys …

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Slow feeder keeps dogs quiet and occupied…at least, for a while

NEWS – As we continue to work from home, there’s been one consistent challenge: Our dogs. They might be sweet and silent for hours, but as soon as that conference call starts, they suddenly need to bark at every squirrel, bird or leaf that passes by the window. Or they absolutely must chase each other …

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No more carrying your dog’s doo for you with this hands-free dog waste bag holder

NEWS – Walking my dog is one of my favorite things to do in the summer. It’s a great excuse to get outdoors and get both of us some exercise. What’s not fun is carting around her poop. And of course, she always seems to do her business right at the beginning of our walk. …

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Sure Petcare Animo Dog Activity and Behavior Monitor review

REVIEW – Our 10-year-old Border collie mix, Pepper, is a full-figured girl who is as likely to eat any food she finds as she is to eat anything else—including, but not limited to, a box of tissues, a glass Christmas ornament or a pair of ear plugs. She also tends to be a lazy lady …

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Double leash is handy for two-dog families but not all pups

NEWS – The first time we tried walking our two dogs together, it could have been a YouTube hit if anyone was filming. It was crazy, with two leashes and two dogs, accompanied by three humans trying to wrangle them, constantly tangled up and tripping over each other.  Bummed that I may never be able …

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These small pads keep pet hair from clinging to your laundry

NEWS – I love my dog but hate her fur. It’s everywhere, on the furniture, in the bed, and even on my nightstand. But the worst place it ends up is on my clothes. Even after washing and drying laundry, her hair stubbornly remains. The FurZapper pet hair remover for laundry is a hassle-free solution …

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Bissell Barkbath Portable Dog Bath & Deep Cleaning System review

REVIEW – Does your dog hate bath time? Mine does, and so do I. It’s messy and bending over the bathtub wreaks havoc on my lower back. The Bissell BARKBATH is a portable dog bath that’s supposed to make bathing your dog more comfortable and less messy. And hopefully, less traumatic for your fur baby. …

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This weird looking halo is supposed to cure your dog’s anxiety when you’re not there

NEWS – Years ago, I had a Corgi that would freak out when we confined her to a specific area in the house when we weren’t home. Separation anxiety is a real problem when it comes to our pets and the Calmer Canine is a device that has been created to help with that issue. …

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PoyPet’s harness gives dog owners peace of mind

NEWS – PoyPet’s dog harness is well designed and easy to clip into place, even with an anxious little pup like mine. Plus, it discourages your canine companion from pulling without choking them. While hiking in Red River Gorge, Kentucky, my high-energy lab mix got spooked and wiggled herself right out of her harness. It …

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