Pet Essentials To Get Before Adopt a Shelter Pet Day
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Felines adjust faster to new surroundings, like a forever home, when they have a safe space to retreat to. This cat bed gives your kitty a special hide out when they are overwhelmed, allowing them to get comfortable quicker.
Buy it! KittiKubbi - Cat Bed Cave, $68.88; amazon.com
Pups of all ages can use a little help figuring out the bathroom situation in a new space. These pads protect your belongings while also giving your new shelter dog a comfortable place for potty emergencies.
Buy it! Top Dog Deluxe Puppy Pads, $26.47; amazon.com
Take care of pet hair before it takes over your clothes and couch. This brush expertly removes excess fur, while also helping your pet stay clean and comfortable.
Buy it! FURminator deShedding Tool, $39.69; amazon.com
You never want to find yourself in a "no bag situation" while you are out on a walk with your new shelter dog. This product makes it easy to take your poop bags with you and is filled with biodegradable bags that won't hurt the Earth.
Buy it! Pogi's Poop Bag Dispenser, $3.99; amazon.com
On the Go
Now that you have a pet, you'll want to take them everywhere with you. Make it easy, by getting your furry friend a comfortable, durable and airport approved carrier.
Buy it! Mr. Peanut's Airline Approved Soft Sided Pet Carrier, $35.95; amazon.com
Step Up for Pets
This is an important purchase for animal lovers adopting senior pets or those with limited mobility. These simple steps allow your fur baby to join you on the couch or bed without pain.
Buy it! Pup Step Plus Pet Stairs, $26.79; amazon.com
Scratch and Relax
This cat scratcher keeps your kitty's claws occupied, saving your furniture by proxy. This toy also gives your feline a place to relax and hide that is all their own.
Buy it! PetFusion Ultimate Cat Scratcher Lounge, $49.95, amazon.com
This device provides a safe exit for your pet in case a fire breaks out in your home. Just place your animal in this fire-resistant bag and lower them down to rescuers.
Buy it! Rescue Emergency Rapid Evacuation Device, $109.99; amazon.com
Keep the water in the bowl and off the floor with this no-tip product that promises to stay put even when used by ethusiastic drinkers and eaters.
Buy it! Durapet Non-Tip Bowl, $11.03; amazon.com
These toys hit all the marks. They keep your dog busy, give them exercise, engage their brains and are a safe way to give treats. Two paws way up.
Buy it! KONG Puppy KONG Toy, $5.94; amazon.com