Southern Living announces Editors’ favorites pet products

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Southern Living’s Pet Awards 2021

Southern Living announces the winners of its first annual Pet Awards, spotlighting the editors’ 48 all-time-favorite products for living, playing, and traveling with their cats and dogs.

Southern Living’s Pet Awards 2021 is available on and in the August issue of Southern Living magazine.

This year Southern Living editors researched hundreds of pet products that would be used in readers’ homes, and they narrowed down the search to five categories: grooming, housekeeping, toys, beds, and travel. After extensive research and outreach, 48 products that editors, readers, and experts loved and recommended for both owners and pets made Southern Living’s Pet Awards 2021.

Below is a partial list of Southern Living’s Pet Awards 2021. The partial lists shows five of each category’s 10 or more winners. The full list is available on:


  • Fresh Breath Oral Care Spray for Dogs; for retailers
  • Burt’s Bees for Puppies Tearless Shampoo with Buttermilk, $11;
  • FURminator Short Hair deShedding Tool for Medium Dogs, $39;
  • Groomer’s Best Slicker Brush for Cats; for retailers
  • Waterless No-Rinse Dog Shampoo, $7;


  • Pet Stain & Odor Remover, from $15;
  • Grip-Tight Quilted Throw, from $98;
  • Fun Feeder Slo-Bowl Medium/Mini, $15 each;
  • Ball Animal 2 vacuum cleaner, $500;
  • Tidy Cats Breeze Litter Box System, $33;


  • Puppy Smart Dog Game, $15;
  • Skipper Rope Dog Toy, $14;
  • Power Chew Durable Dog Chew Toy; for retailers
  • Kong Extreme Ball, from $11;
  • Turbo Catnip Pouch & Scratcher Cat Toy, $20;


  • Canopy Bed, $80;
  • Lounger Beds, from $199 each;
  • Sky Blue & White Cat Cave, $90;
  • Slumberjax Dottie Tan Donut, from $92;
  • Pepper x Dogwood Painted Basket Bundle, from $272;


  • WagWellies Mojave, $49/set of four;
  • Dog Bicycle Basket, $60;
  • Frisco Ripstop Dog Life Jacket, from $20;
  • Front Range Day Pack, $80;
  • NiteDog Rechargeable LED Dog Leash, $33;

Southern Living is among the many brands at Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP), including PEOPLE, REAL SIMPLE, and PARENTS.

Southern Living celebrates the essence of life in the South, covering the best in Southern food, homes, gardens and travel.

SOURCE Meredith Corporation

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