game-changing products for dogs for $20 or less

Last Updated January 2020

As product testers and dog owners ourselves, we’ve seen almost every dog product on the market. Enjoy our list of products that will upgrade your good boy or girl’s life without breaking the bank:

Light Up Dog Collar: ($15.99)

If nighttime walks are the norm for you, keep easy track of your pup with a light up collar. The LED bulb lasts 100,000 hours, the battery is easily replaceable, there are two light modes available and the collar is visible up to 1,000 feet. Never lose track of your dog again. Shop here.

Hair Grooming and Deshedding Gloves: ($8.95)

So simple yet so useful, these gloves make grooming your dog easier than ever. They’re easy to clean as well. Shop here.

Hands-free Jogging Dog Leash: ($18.49)

There’s nothing worse than carrying a leash handle while running with your dog. This hands-free dog leash attaches at the waist and features a flexible bungee cord so you don’t start a tug of war with your furry friend. Shop here.

Bones & Chews All-Natural Dental Chew Sticks, 32 count: ($9.99)

These dental chew sticks are a treat that everyone will love! Yummy and easily digestible, your dog will be begging for them. But they're not just a tasty treat, they also scrub away plaque and tartar from teeth and freshen your pup's breath. When you buy this 32 pack, you only pay 31 cents per treat!

Frisco Rubber Ducky Dog Raincoat: ($8.89)

Keep your best pal dry with this adorable rubber duckie raincoat - for less than $10!

Fun Feeder Interactive Dog Bowl: ($14.44)

This bowl makes mealtime even more enjoyable for your dog. Its ridges and mazes engages your pup, slowing the eating process by up to 10x and preventing bloat and regurgitation. 

Lavender & Mint Dog Shampoo & Conditioner: ($5.39)

Make it a spa day with your pup! Natural ingredients like soothing lavender, rejuvenating mint, and calming aloe vera will help calm irritated skin and leave your dog smelling great - for only $5.39!

Nerf Tennis Ball Blaster: ($13.18)

Finally, a toy that’s perfect for kids AND dogs! This ball blaster sends tennis balls up to 50 feet, has no exposed moving parts, is easy to operate, and loads from the end, so no bending down to pick balls up. Possibly the perfect “take the dog out” toy ever made. Shop here.

Disposable Male Dog Wraps: ($5.01)

Maybe your pup isn’t potty trained yet, or maybe you’ve discovered his control isn’t as good indoors as it used to be. At $5 a box, we think these wraps are an easy solution to a headache-causing problem. Shop here.

Collapsible Portable Water Bowl: ($3.29)

When it’s time to hit the road, this product allows you to leave your bulky bowl at home. This super durable, collapsible food or water bowl fits in your pocket. Perfect for picnics, hiking, or anywhere else. Shop here.

Tuffy Ultimate Ring Toy: ($5.88)

Does every toy you buy get absolutely destroyed in minutes? We’ve tested all types of dog toys and have concluded Tuffy toys last the longest. And at under $6, we think this toy is a must-have to keep your good boy/girl busy for weeks. Shop here.

Cooling Pet Mat: ($18.18)

If a cooling collar isn’t enough, double the effect with this cooling mat. Your good boy or girl will stay cool year round. Shop here.

KONG Squeakair Ball: ($1.19)

This toy gives you the best bang for your buck. This tennis ball and squeak toy combined in one will have your dog entertained for a very, very long time. Shop here.

Chuckit! Indoor Ball: ($4.29)

This ball makes it easy to change your ‘no balls in the house’ rule. With its soft, bouncy and durable design, it maximizes indoor playability without the worry of breaking anything. Shop here.

Auto-refill Water Bowl: ($18.69)

Don’t leave your pup thirsty when you leave the house. This bowl keeps water available at all times and is dishwasher safe for easy cleaning. Shop here.

Roasted Marrow Bone: ($4.09)

This highly rated bone is a long-lasting treat for dogs and for about $4, a must have for dog owners. Naturally made with no added colors, flavors, preservatives or chemicals. Shop here.

Dog Cooling Collar: ($9.99)

Simply add water to this collar to mimic the cooling effects of sweating. Effect lasts up to three days at a time. A cool pup is a happy pup. Shop here.

Peanut Butter Grain-Free Oven Baked Dog Treats: ($2.99)

Made with no corn, wheat or soy, these treats are healthier than most and the bite-size portions make them great for on-the-go treating. Shop here.

Flea & Tick Prevention Collar: ($3.43)

Preventing fleas and ticks has never been easier. Keep your dog protected for up to 7 months. And at $3.43, we think it’s a no-brainer. Shop here.

Remote-controlled Dog Training Collar: ($20.12)

This is an absolute game-changer for counteracting disobedience. Where some collars automatically respond to barks, this collar gives you the control to counteract unwanted barking, digging or pulling with the touch of a button. You also have the control for the type of stimulation, from beep, light, vibration, to static shock. Shop here.

Glow-in-the-dark Chuckit! Ball Launcher: ($9.67)

Just as fun as a ball blaster but a little more interactive, this ball launcher is perfect for anyone whose quarterbacking days are behind them. It allows you to throw balls farther and faster than you ever could. Use it to reach down and pick balls up, so no bending or dealing with a slobbery mess — and this one glows in the dark. Shop here.

Glow-in-the-dark Chuckit! Balls: ($10.95)

Pair these with the launcher above for the perfect nighttime dog activity. We’ve tested these in thick grass, bushes and forest areas with no balls lost. Shop here.