From hilarious, interactive squeaky toys for playtime to a monthly subscription box filled with goodies and beyond, check out some awesome products you and your dog will love.
Lessen your dog’s carbon paw print by directly combating plastic pollution with these certified USDA bio-based and compostable dog waste bags. A portion of the proceeds supports nonprofit organizations focused on the environment. Certified Green Business by Green America. $5.99/45 count; $29.99/240 count. biodogradablebags.com
Merrick’s new and improved line of LID dry dog foods are free of grains, potato, artificial colors, dairy, eggs, corn, wheat and soy, and have a single-source of real deboned meat as the first ingredient. Chickpeas, peas, lentils and flaxseed make up the easily digestible carbohydrates. Comes in five flavors: Real Salmon & Chickpeas, Real Lamb & Chickpeas, Real Duck & Chickpeas, Real Turkey & Chickpeas and Real Chicken Recipe. Available in 4-, 12- and 22-pound bags. $19.99 to $64.99. merrickpetcare.com
Now there’s an easy solution to dog slobber on windows and other surfaces. Designed to remove stubborn smudges, slobber and pet residue, this spray cleans and deodorizes with natural Odor-X technology, leaving surfaces shiny and free of streaks. Comes in a 23-ounce bottle. Available at Amazon. $8.99. chaosandcuddles.com
Make your puppy’s transition to a new home as smooth as possible with starter kits designed to ease anxiety and bring comfort. Each Comfortable Beginnings Kit contains a Snuggle Puppy, which has a real-feel heartbeat and heat pack that mimics a puppy’s mother and littermates, a freezable Puppy Teething Aid, a high-density fleece Snuggle Blanket and Puppy’s 1st Toy. Available in three versions: boy, girl or gender neutral. $69.99. smartpetlove.com
Your dog will eat these hilarious, interactive squeaky toys up! They are easy to use — just stuff the small squeaky toys into the Zippy Burrow and your dogs will have lots of fun digging out the stuffed critters. There are a variety of burrows and toys to choose from; the food line includes Milk and Cookies, Coffee and Donutz, Popcorn Bucket, Chicken Bucket, Strawberry Waffles and Blueberry Pancakes. $13.99 to $15.99. zippypaws.com
Entertain your furry first mate for hours with this floatable and brightly colored toy, perfect for both land and sea. Made from 100-percent durable rubber and measuring 9 by 2 inches, the toy is recommended for small to medium dogs. Comes in a variety of colors.$15. waggo.com
Does your dog suffer from anxiety? Try the anxiety relief smart crate that plays calm music when your dog goes inside. Plus the reduced light exposure, confined enclosure and vibration-dampening technology work together to soothe your dog from outside elements, such as thunder or fireworks. A percentage of proceeds goes to animals in need. $599. zendogcrate.com
For the sharp dog mama on the go, you and your dog can take off with this runway-inspired tote created for dogs under 10 pounds. Fashionable and breathable mesh panels grace the sides, along with two sturdy handles, a moveable shoulder strap and a collar-to-leash attachment inside. There is even an outside pocket for any little travel accessories. Made out of faux/vegan leather, mesh and mixed metal. $99. lazybonezz.com
Your dog will love the mail carrier with this monthly subscription box filled with goodies. Each box includes seven to nine items, ranging from treats and toys to accessories. Just fill out a short form of information, including your dog’s size, and you’re ready to go. New cat box available, too. $24.99/per month. pettreater.com
Searching for a high-meat diet? This new line is made from abundant amounts of fresh, wild-caught ingredients, raw coated with freeze-dried meats. Includes fresh, locally sourced vegetables, legumes and herbs. Available in Avian, Fish or Red Meat, plus an Avian Puppy formula — in 4- , 9- and 20-pound bags. $22.99 to $79.99. canidae.com
Thumbnail: Photography courtesy ZippyPaws.
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