These Under-$25 Gadgets Make Grooming Your Dog So Much Easier
We love our dogs but hate their messes.
In honor of National Dog Day, we've rounded up some of our editors' favorite dog grooming tools to make the not-so-great parts of living with human's best friend a little easier. Whether you have a dog who's not a fan of baths or a pup who loves playing in the mud and then stamping their evidence of a good time all over the house, these clever gadgets will make cleaning and grooming your dog a breeze. Plus, several are on sale right now, and they're all under $25!
Muddy paws are an inevitable part of having a dog. If you feel like you're constantly trying to wipe your pet's paws with wet wipes or a towel, you need this paw wash. Available in three sizes and BPA-free, the MudBuster features gentle silicone bristles that will help remove dirt and mud from your dog's paws when you fill with water, keeping the mess in the MudBuster and not in your house. It's great to keep handy for trips to the dog park, walks or hikes or by your backdoor.
If your pup is NOT a fan of bath time, this treat lick pad is a lifesaver. Just mount it on the side of the bathtub or on the wall wherever you're bathing or grooming and let Fido go to town on the treats this lick pad holds while you quickly bath them. It'd also work great for clipping their nails or any grooming activity they don't love.
BUY IT: Amazon, $9.99
Several HGTV editors use and LOVE FURminators de-shedding tools to keep their dog's hair in check. Available in multiple sizes for both short- and long-haired dogs, this handy tool reaches through the topcoat to remove loose undercoat hair without cutting the skin or damaging the topcoat. It also an ergonomic handle and button that releases the hair with ease.
HGTV Managing Editor Kayla Kitts uses these gentle wipes on her dog Beatrix who has a lot of environmental allergies. They remove dirt, dander and tough odors, but they're mild enough for everyday use and safe to use around their eyes and mouth.
BUY IT: Amazon, $10 (Originally $12)