Aldi is having a grrreat pet event – check out these fur baby finds

Aldi's new range means your furry friends can live it large (but on a tight budget)

aldi dog bed
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We're betting the buyers at Aldi are pet people. Either that or they've just cleverly noticed how much more important pets have become during lockdown and introduced a vast new range of amazing buys. It's probably a bit of both. Either way, your furry friends can be the receiving end of some stellar homeware buys thanks to Aldi's pet event. We're talking everything from a pet pool (we know, OMG!) to pet stairs and a cuuuute cat bed. 

So, have a sniff around these fab deals and watch as your pet pal's tail starts wagging (although if that's a cat's tail, watch out, they're cross). This pet essentials range is available in stores from Thursday 20th August and you can pre-order online from Sunday 16th August... while stocks last! (And since stocks at Aldi often don't last, we've popped some alternative buys beneath.)

1. Pet Pool, £22.99

Aldi pet pool

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We're going to start with this pet pool because we are quite frankly obsessed (and also a little jealous). The relentless heatwaves that the UK's 2020 summer has seen most certainly cool for a paddling pool (especially if you're wearing a 24/7 fur coat). This adorable pool will be the ultimate chill-out, cool-off spot for your pooch... the perfect pet essential this summer. 

Pet Pool, £22.99

2. Automatic Ball Launcher, £29.99

Aldi automatic ball launcher

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If your furry friend is a frantic, fun-lover who can outrun your strongest throw on the best of days, you need an automatic ball launcher. An essential gadget for any pet owner because your pooch will quite simply never tire of playing fetch, let's be honest! Oh and it has launch settings of 3, 6 and 9 metres.

Automatic Ball Launcher, £29.99

3. Cooling Pet Bed, £13.99

aldi jack russell in basket

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Ever feel sorry for your pooch settling back into a stuffy, hot bed after a long summer's day walk? Aldi has launched an ingenious cooling pet bed that will act as a soothing lounger for your cat or dog... balmy evening naps just got a whole lot better!

Cooling Pet Bed, £13.99

4. Cat Beds, £8.99

Aldi pineapple cat bed

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Just LOOK at that adorable cat in that adorable pineapple cat bed! We're sold, already. Your feline friend needn't be restricted to a boring old bed when Aldi has this fruity fit on offer! We love the bright colour and unique design and what's more, it's lined with a soft, plush cushion. Choose from this tropical yellow pineapple, a bright red strawberry or a simply chic grey cat home.

Cat Beds, £8.99

5. Roll Down Pet Bed, £8.99 - £21.99

Aldi roll down pet bed

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We knoooow they shouldn't be up on the furniture but we can't help but want to snuggle up with our cuddly little companions on the sofa after a long day. That's why, this roll down pet bed is the absolute dream! Protect your furniture from mucky, scratchy paws and pet hair with this fab roll down piece of kit. You can pop it on the floor, chairs or sofa! Available in sizes small to extra-large, owners can choose from herringbone or floral designs in grey or navy.

Roll Down Pet Bed, £8.99 - £21.99

6. Pop-Up Play Pen, £22.99

Aldi pop up play pen

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Gardenware and playkits have been a main feature of the Aldi specialbuys page recently... but mainly for kids. This pet pop-up play pen is a brilliant addition to their arsenal, with a portable and lightweight design making it efficient AND fabulous (reducing marks on your grass). Give your playful pooch some space, safety, shade and ventilation outdoors!

Pop-Up Play Pen, £22.99

7. Aldi’s Pet Stairs, £12.99

Aldi pet stairs

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Is it just us or are these pet stairs kind of a fabulous interior accessory? We love how they can double up as a quirky statement piece whilst offering our furry friends a helping hand to get to those hard to reach spots.

Aldi’s Pet Stairs, £12.99

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Niamh is a freelance journalist and the Head of Content at Raft Furniture. She is obsessed with all things interior design, with a particular focus on sustainability and city-dweller style. The wooden floorboards and built-in bookcase in Niamh’s rented North London home occupy her daydreams between writing, and after work, she has a knack for finding cheap plane tickets.