Must Haves
Dog Bed
Even when you have limited space, there are some items you need to make room for, no matter what. A quality, comfortable dog bed is one such item.
Best Dog Bed
Best Dog Bed
PetFusion Ultimate Lounge Memory Foam Bolster Cat & Dog Bed w/Removable Cover, Gray, X-Large
Best Dog Bed
PetFusion Ultimate Lounge Memory Foam Bolster Cat & Dog Bed w/Removable Cover, Gray, X-Large
PetFusion Ultimate Lounge Memory Foam Bolster Cat & Dog Bed w/Removable Cover, Gray, X-Large
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PetFusion Ultimate Lounge Memory Foam Bolster Cat & Dog Bed w/Removable Cover, Gray, X-Large
Puzzle Toys
Without a yard to explore, apartment dogs have more of a tendency to get bored, which can lead to behavioral issues. One way to provide mental stimulation is with puzzle toys that keep the canine brain engaged.
Best Puzzle Toy
Best Puzzle Toy
Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Twister Puzzle Game Dog Toy
Best Puzzle Toy
Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Twister Puzzle Game Dog Toy
Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Twister Puzzle Game Dog Toy
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Nina Ottosson by Outward Hound Twister Puzzle Game Dog Toy
Bully Sticks
Bully sticks are another boredom-buster, fulfilling your dog's natural urge to chew. This has the added bonus of making your companion less likely to chew items that are off-limits. Be sure to supervise your dog when he’s chewing on a bully stick.
Best Bully Sticks
Best Bully Sticks
Best Bully Sticks Odor-Free 6″ Angus Bully Sticks Dog Treats, 20 count
Best Bully Sticks
Best Bully Sticks Odor-Free 6" Angus Bully Sticks Dog Treats, 20 count
Best Bully Sticks Odor-Free 6" Angus Bully Sticks Dog Treats, 20 count
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Best Bully Sticks Odor-Free 6″ Angus Bully Sticks Dog Treats, 20 count
Raised Bowls
A decent set of raised bowls helps you keep a small, designated feeding area for your dog, rather than having bowls strewn all over the place. This is especially important when space is at a premium.
Best Raised Bowls
Best Raised Bowls

The perfect elevated feeder for messy eaters and drinkers, this model features an edge on three sides to help catch mess and keep it from trickling down the feeder or falling to the floor. All parts of the feeder are dishwasher-safe, making cleanup a breeze.

You can choose from two size options. The elevated design can make drinking more comfortable for dogs that struggle with being able to comfortably bend down to drink. Inside the raised dish, the base is slanted so any water that splashes out of the bowl flows into a lower reservoir, where it is filtered. Food that spills out of the bowl is held in a separate compartment. The dish is tip-resistant, the bowls are removable for easy washing, and the base is non-skid.

Best Raised Bowls
Neater Pets Feeder Elevated Dog Bowls, Bronze, Large
Neater Pets Feeder Elevated Dog Bowls, Bronze, Large
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The perfect elevated feeder for messy eaters and drinkers, this model features an edge on three sides to help catch mess and keep it from trickling down the feeder or falling to the floor. All parts of the feeder are dishwasher-safe, making cleanup a breeze.

You can choose from two size options. The elevated design can make drinking more comfortable for dogs that struggle with being able to comfortably bend down to drink. Inside the raised dish, the base is slanted so any water that splashes out of the bowl flows into a lower reservoir, where it is filtered. Food that spills out of the bowl is held in a separate compartment. The dish is tip-resistant, the bowls are removable for easy washing, and the base is non-skid.

Nice to Haves
Deshedding Dog Brush
Most dogs shed. There's nothing you can do to change this, but you can use a deshedding tool to remove loose fur before it drops all over your apartment. In a smaller space, shedded fur is more noticeable, so a deshedding brush is a lifesaver.
Best Deshedding Dog Brush
Best Deshedding Dog Brush
FURminator Undercoat Deshedding Tool for Dogs, Deshedding Brush for Dogs, Removes Loose Hair and Combats Dog Shedding,Blue
Best Deshedding Dog Brush
FURminator Undercoat Deshedding Tool for Dogs, Deshedding Brush for Dogs, Removes Loose Hair and Combats Dog Shedding,Blue
FURminator Undercoat Deshedding Tool for Dogs, Deshedding Brush for Dogs, Removes Loose Hair and Combats Dog Shedding,Blue
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FURminator Undercoat Deshedding Tool for Dogs, Deshedding Brush for Dogs, Removes Loose Hair and Combats Dog Shedding,Blue
Food Storage Container
If you lack storage space in your apartment, a dog food storage container will help you safely and securely store your dog's dry food, rather than leaving it out in the bag where it will look messy, and your dog might raid it.
Best Dog Food Storage Container
Best Dog Food Storage Container
Gamma2 Vittles Vault Stackable Pet Food Storage, 40-lb
Best Dog Food Storage Container
Gamma2 Vittles Vault Stackable Pet Food Storage, 40-lb
Gamma2 Vittles Vault Stackable Pet Food Storage, 40-lb
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Gamma2 Vittles Vault Stackable Pet Food Storage, 40-lb
Dog Nail Grinder
When you rent an apartment with hardwood or laminate flooring, keeping your dog's nails short with a nail grinder will prevent scratching and might save you your security deposit.
Best Dog Nail Grinder
Best Dog Nail Grinder
Dremel 7300-PT Dog & Cat Nail Grinder Kit
Best Dog Nail Grinder
Dremel 7300-PT Dog & Cat Nail Grinder Kit
Dremel 7300-PT Dog & Cat Nail Grinder Kit
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Dremel 7300-PT Dog & Cat Nail Grinder Kit
Dog Gate
There may be times when you want to restrict your dog’s access to certain areas. A dog gate allows you to do so without shutting doors on your dog, which may cause distress.
Best Dog Gate
Best Dog Gate
Internet’s Best Traditional Dog Gate – 3 Panel – 24 Inch Step Over Fence – Free Standing Folding Z Shape Indoor Doorway Hall Stairs Pet Puppy Gate – Fully Assembled – Espresso – MDF
Best Dog Gate
Internet's Best Traditional Dog Gate - 3 Panel - 24 Inch Step Over Fence - Free Standing Folding Z Shape Indoor Doorway Hall Stairs Pet Puppy Gate - Fully Assembled - Espresso - MDF
Internet's Best Traditional Dog Gate - 3 Panel - 24 Inch Step Over Fence - Free Standing Folding Z Shape Indoor Doorway Hall Stairs Pet Puppy Gate - Fully Assembled - Espresso - MDF
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Internet’s Best Traditional Dog Gate – 3 Panel – 24 Inch Step Over Fence – Free Standing Folding Z Shape Indoor Doorway Hall Stairs Pet Puppy Gate – Fully Assembled – Espresso – MDF
Splurges
Dog Camera
If you're worried your dog might get bored or into trouble in an apartment when you're not home, a dog camera lets you keep an eye out when you're not around.
Best Dog Camera
Best Dog Camera
Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, Full HD Wifi Pet Camera and 2-Way Audio, Designed for Dogs, Compatible with Alexa (As Seen On Ellen)
Best Dog Camera
Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, Full HD Wifi Pet Camera and 2-Way Audio, Designed for Dogs, Compatible with Alexa (As Seen On Ellen)
Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, Full HD Wifi Pet Camera and 2-Way Audio, Designed for Dogs, Compatible with Alexa (As Seen On Ellen)
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Furbo Dog Camera: Treat Tossing, Full HD Wifi Pet Camera and 2-Way Audio, Designed for Dogs, Compatible with Alexa (As Seen On Ellen)
Dog Pee Pads
Ideally, apartment-dwelling dogs should have enough pee breaks outside that they don't need to pee indoors, but you may want to use pee pads for emergency use in the middle of the night or in extremely poor weather.
Best Dog Pee Pads
Best Dog Pee Pads

These washable pee pads feature a moisture-wicking fabric called WickQuick, which absorbs liquid and keeps messes on the pad. The non-slip backing prevents the pad from sliding around. Each set includes two pads that come in a round or rectangular shape.

With four sizes and two colors to choose from, these pads can be used to house-train puppies or line crates and playpens for medium- and large-breed dogs. Chewy reviewers gave these reusable pads for dogs an average rating of 4.4 stars, saying how well they hold urine and how convenient they are to use.

Best Dog Pee Pads
Pet Parents Washable Dog Pee Pads, 2 pack, 18 x 24 in
Pet Parents Washable Dog Pee Pads, 2 pack, 18 x 24 in
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These washable pee pads feature a moisture-wicking fabric called WickQuick, which absorbs liquid and keeps messes on the pad. The non-slip backing prevents the pad from sliding around. Each set includes two pads that come in a round or rectangular shape.

With four sizes and two colors to choose from, these pads can be used to house-train puppies or line crates and playpens for medium- and large-breed dogs. Chewy reviewers gave these reusable pads for dogs an average rating of 4.4 stars, saying how well they hold urine and how convenient they are to use.

Dog Shower Attachment
You might not have an outdoor space in which to bathe your dog, but you can wash your canine companion in your bath with the help of a doggy shower attachment.
Best Dog Shower Attachment
Best Dog Shower Attachment
Waterpik Pet Wand Pro Dog Shower Attachment for Fast and Easy Dog Bathing and Cleaning, Indoor and Outdoor Sprayer Includes 8-Foot Flex Hose, Blue/Grey, PPR-252E
Best Dog Shower Attachment
Waterpik Pet Wand Pro Dog Shower Attachment for Fast and Easy Dog Bathing and Cleaning, Indoor and Outdoor Sprayer Includes 8-Foot Flex Hose, Blue/Grey, PPR-252E
Waterpik Pet Wand Pro Dog Shower Attachment for Fast and Easy Dog Bathing and Cleaning, Indoor and Outdoor Sprayer Includes 8-Foot Flex Hose, Blue/Grey, PPR-252E
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Waterpik Pet Wand Pro Dog Shower Attachment for Fast and Easy Dog Bathing and Cleaning, Indoor and Outdoor Sprayer Includes 8-Foot Flex Hose, Blue/Grey, PPR-252E
Pet Urine Detector
If you're hoping to limit stains and damage to your apartment, you'll need to make sure you get any urine out of carpets and soft furnishings. A pet urine detector helps you find suspect stains so you can start scrubbing.
Best Pet Urine Detector
Best Pet Urine Detector
Grizzly Gear Ultra Light UV Blacklight Flashlight Urine Detector
Best Pet Urine Detector
Grizzly Gear Ultra Light UV Blacklight Flashlight Urine Detector
Grizzly Gear Ultra Light UV Blacklight Flashlight Urine Detector
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Grizzly Gear Ultra Light UV Blacklight Flashlight Urine Detector

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