Black Friday and Cyber Monday are on the horizon, but special offers on items for pets have already started to arrive. We’re keeping a watchful eye on our go-to retailers and favorite brands to spotlight deals on top rated and beloved items for pets throughout the shopping season.
Black Friday takes place on November 25, 2022, but retailers will be offering rolling deals throughout the month. From automatic litter boxes and GPS trackers, travel carriers, and poop bag dispensers (pet waste management is very important to pet parents—if you know you know), we're highlighting the latest sales and best deals on products all season long.
01 of 04
The fun stuff, like toys and treats, and the essentials, like food and grooming supplies, are up to 40% off at Chewy’s Shop Early & Save event with deals dropping daily all the way to Thanksgiving, including gift cards with purchase and Chewy's "Buy 3, Get 4th FREE" deal.
Normally $75, Now $45
Pioneer Pet's teardrop-shaped stainless steel water fountain was one of our favorite pet water fountains after hours of rigorous testing. Its oblong design creates a sluice of running water that cats love lapping up. It has a two quart capacity and whisper-quiet operation.
Normally $11, Now $6
Our top toy selection for indoor cats is currently on sale and part of a buy 3, get the 4th free promotion where you can mix and match. The SmartyKat Skitter Critters is sure to amuse all who meow in your home. The pack of 10 mouse-shaped toys have catnip inside to stimulate and soothe your cat while they play.
Normally $33, Now $26
If you got a clever canine on your gift list, our Best Toy for Smart Dogs is the one to get. The Outward Hound Hide A Squirrel is versatile with various ways for a pup to approach. It combines the challenge of a puzzle game with lots of irresistible (to dogs) little squeaking stuffed animals.
KONG Cozie Baily the Blue Dog Toy
Normally $11, Now $6
Cozie Baily the Blue Dog is a durable plushie with a built-in squeaker. And while it's intended more for snuggling than chewing, its got extra layers of material built-in so it can stand up to some rough play sessions.
Baily the Blue Dog also has lots of other Cozy friends, including Elmer the Elephant and Ali the Alligator. You can mix and match several Cozy plushies for big savings, since they qualify for Chewy's "Buy 3, Get 4th Free" deal.
Chuckit! Ultra Rubber Ball
Normally $14, Now $5
Balls for our favorite fetch ball launcher are more than 60 percent off right now. Available in two-packs of either the medium or small sizes, the Chuckit! Ultra Rubber Balls are fantastic, high visibility, big bounce fetch balls, even if you're not planning on using it with the Chuckit! Classic Launcher, which is also on sale for more than 40 percent off.
Chuckit! Ultra Rubber Balls are made without latex, BPA, or pthalates, making them a safe pick for your dog. They even float!
Enchanted Home Pet Jackson Dog Sofa
Normally $630, Now $360
Enchanted Home makes some of our favorite dog sofa beds, many of which are already on sale in anticipating of Black Friday. The Enchanted Home Jackson Dog Sofa is made for large dogs, and right now it's more than 40 percent off. Upholstered in soft velvet, the cover is removable and machine washable, making this dog bed both comfortable for your pooch and easy for you to clean if they get a little drool-y while they dream.
Goody Box Holiday Cat Toys, Treats & Accessories
Normally $58, Now $28
Chewy's holiday-themed Goody Box is a great deal on a pile of cat accessories, and right now these limited-time variety boxes are more than half off. Each Goody Box comes with three toys, two packs of treats, and a plaid blanket in holiday colors.
PetSafe Dancing Dot Laser Cat Toy
Normally $27, Now $22
Our very favorite interactive laser toy for cats is on sale, with an additional 5 percent off discounted at checkout on top of its current discounted price. The PetSafe Dancing Dot laser toy can be set up to project a laser beam from an elevated place like a coffee table, or even hung from a door handle using the included strap. The only downside is that it requires AAA batteries, so you may want to consider combining this purchase with some rechargeables.
Rocco & Roxie Supply Co. Professional Strength Pet Stain & Odor Eliminator
Normally $30, Now $20
If your cat or dog likes leaving messes around the house, there's few cleaners as effective as Rocco & Roxie's Stain & Odor Eliminator, and right now you can stock up for more than 30 percent off the normal retail price. After rigorous testing of more than 27 stain and odor eliminators, Rocco & Roxie's formula stood out as the single best pet urine buster, thanks to its enzymatic formula.
02 of 04
Best Early Black Friday Deals from Amazon
When looking for discounts, you can always count on Amazon. Throughout the holiday season, we anticipate a fluctuating offering of products to go on sale. Shop now to bring home a selection of our tested and top-ranking products for cats and dogs.
The PETLIBRO Automatic Cat Feeder
Normally $80, Now $70
The PETLIBRO is our favorite budget automatic cat feeder. The PETLIBRO features a slot for a desiccant bag to keep kibble dry, is programmable via the LCD screen for scheduled feedings, and can be powered by an adapter or a battery backup, so your cat won’t go hungry if your power goes out while you are away.
That's not the only automatic feeder on sale. WOPET is one of our favorite automatic feeder brands, and its 20-cup capacity model is currently more than 25 percent off.
Normally $40, Now $28
Make potty training a bit easier for yourself or someone on your list with a mat of artificial grass. The Petmaker Artificial Grass Potty Mat—one of our favorite potty training aids—is convenient for indoor and outdoor use. It uses a three-layer system which consists of a grass mat that sits on top of another layer to collect liquids, with both resting in a durable collection tray. It’s easy to clean with soap and water, and can also be helpful for dogs of any age who are experiencing mobility issues.
Normally $45, Now $35
Don’t wait for Santa Claus to redirect your cat’s claws away from your furniture and on to a new scratching post. The Petmaker Cat Scratching Post with Toys is a favorite among our feline testers and their guardians. It features a variety of textures and objects to entertain a cat including, 3 scratching posts, 3 dangling toys, and a perch on top. The perfect vantage point for your cat to keep an eye on your Elf on the Shelf.
Normally $22, Now $18
If you know a dog that could use some help slowing down at mealtime, then this interactive bowl is the perfect present. The Outward Hound Interactive Dog Bowl comes in a variety of colors and sizes with a no-slip base. The unique design features crevices and barriers that make it more challenging for your dog to eat their favorite dry food. This keeps your pet from instantly devouring their food—perfect for pooches with digestive issues. It’s one of our top picks for faster eaters, so we may need to try it out ourselves on Thanksgiving!
Normally $13, Now $9
Treat your dog with a chewer now and save one for later to put in their stocking. The Himalayan Dog Chew has a cheesy flavor that appeals to dogs, plus it's lactose free so it won’t aggravate sensitive stomachs. It’s also completely free of animal-by products and can be used dry or soaked in water for different chewing experiences.
Malsipree Dog Water Bottle
Normally $33, Now $19
The Malsipree Dog Water Bottle is one of the best ways to get your pooch hydrated on the road. Combining a clear bottle with a large trough, the Malsipree makes it easy to squirt a mouthful of water into an easy-to-lap bowl. Plus, it fits most car cupholders. We named it one of our 10 favorite travel water bowls.
Tractive GPS Tracker for Cats
Normally $50, Now $30
This waterproof and durable tracker fits on your cat's collar and finally answers the question: what is your cat doing all day? The Tractive GPS Tracker for Cats lets you monitor your cat's movements in real-time, or look at their location history over time. You can also set a "virtual fence" on a local map, and the tracker will alert you anytime your cat leaves that particular zone. In addition to your cat's movements, it also tabulates their resting and active times, how many calories they're burning, and more.
IRIS USA Top Entry Cat Litter Box
Normally $40, Now $34
If your cat tracks kitty litter everywhere then a top entry litter box might just change your life. Designed with an entrance on the top, the IRIS USA Top Entry Litter Box prevents litter from spreading around your house by making your cat jump up on top for access. This way, they're not kicking anything out of the box or dragging it with them. It works incredibly well, which is why the IRIS USA litter box is one of our favorites.
03 of 04
Best Early Black Friday Deals from Walmart
Walmart has already started offering Black Friday discounts, including deals on pets products under $10 and Walmart exclusives. They've also got deals on tech products, including automatic feeders, water fountains, and toys.
ScoopFree Classic Self-Cleaning Litter Box
Normally $140, Now $109
The PetSafe ScoopFree Classic is the non-app-enabled version of our favorite automatic litter box for crystal cat litter (and we tested 14 different automatic boxes!), which is a silica litter that absorbs liquids instead of clumping. It rakes hard waste 20 minutes after your cat uses the box, shoveling it into a separate compartment. Then, once a month, you pull out the whole crystal litter tray, put a lid on it, and toss it out. It's quiet, effective at tamping down smells, and doesn't take up a lot of space.
Hesland Funny Dog Beer Toys
Normally $26, Now $16
While your dog can't join you for a beer, they can join you for a chew. These dog chew beers come in a 2 pack and they're massively discounted through Black Friday. Be warned: each toy has a squeaker.
04 of 04
Best Early Black Friday Deals from Petco
All treats and toys for dogs and cats in Petco’s More and Merrier Holiday Collection are Buy One, Get One 50% Off including two of our top Advent Calendar for Pets, the More and Merrier Catnip Advent Calendar Cat Toy and the More and Merrier Small Animal Advent Calendar. Both include a 12-day curated collection of surprises that will delight your special friend.
Normally $100, Now $90
We researched and tested water fountains for cats, and our pick for Best Splurge is currently on sale. ThePetSafe Drinkwell Pagoda Ceramic Fountain is dishwasher safe and available in a variety of vibrant colors. With the capacity to hold half a gallon of water, the free falling style entices cats and encourages hydration.
Greenies Teenie Gingerbread Flavor Dental Dog Treats
Normally $11, Now $9
The dental chews your dog loves to devour are now infused with the seasonal flavor of gingerbread. GREENIES are dual-action treats for dogs that help breakdown plaque and tartar build up along the gumline. They are made in the USA and accepted by the Veterinary Oral Health Council.
Normally $6, Now $4
Made with real chicken and duck, these soft treats will appeal to the carnivore cats in your life. Plus, Blue Buffalo Blue Wilderness Cat Treats are free of animal by-products and artificial flavors, and have a texture cat’s can sink their teeth into.
Normally $200, Now $160
A dog DNA test is a great gift for anyone who has welcomed a rescue into their lives. The Embark Bet Breed & Health Dog DNA Test was created in partnership with Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine and it’s our top pick overall among the DNA tests we researched. The results from the easy to use kit provide a breed breakdown along with genetically-linked health markers.