Dr. Marty Becker's Best Pet Products of 2011

Dr. Marty Becker reveals the year's top products for pets

ByABC News
December 26, 2011, 5:16 PM

Dec. 27, 2011 -- Veterinarian Marty Becker is always on the lookout for pet products that make life easier and more comfortable for our four-legged and feathered friends, and their owners.

Every year he polls 100 of the top professionals in the veterinary and pet fields to nominate their favorite new products.

Becker visited "Good Morning America" today with a collection of furry friends to show the top six products that made the list for 2011.

*All of the animals featured with Becker today on "GMA" are available for adoption through the Humane Society of New York .

1) The Living Wall Art Panoramic Wall Aquarium

The AquaVista 500 is a wall-mounted aquarium that hangs like a framed picture. It is self-contained, making it ideal for people who enjoy live tropical fish but do not have the time or space to maintain a fish tank. The aquarium accommodates fresh water tropical fish and is also equipped for a saltwater environment.

Cost: $299; Available at Aquavistainc.com.

2) The myChase-It Toy for Dogs

The myChase-It is an interactive toy for dogs. It utilizes a flexible rod, ergonomic handle and bungee squirrel with squeakers inside for indoor and outdoor play, exercise and training with your four-legged friend.

Cost: $24.95 - $29.95; Available at Mychaseit.com.

3) The Lickety Stik Treat for Dogs

The Lickety Stik is a lickable pet treat for dogs. The specially designed roller-ball dispenses all-natural liquid treats for dogs to enjoy without the sticky mess. The tidy roller-ball design makes it great for rewarding your dogs while on-the-go.

Cost: $8.99; Available at Petsafe.net.

4) The Hear Doggy Ultrasonic Plush Toys for Dogs

The Hear Doggy is the only ultrasonic toy that your dog can hear but you can't. Each toy is tuned to the ultrasonic frequency of dogs, a 28khz hearing range, that makes it out of the human hearing range but still fun for your four-legged friend

Cost: Approximately $12.99; Available online and through the Quaker Pet Group at 212-594-3800.

5) The Catit® Design Fresh & Clear Drinking Fountain

The Catit Fountain provides a continuous supply of fresh and clean drinking water for your pet. Its large surface areas adds oxygen to the water for a fresher taste, and its replaceable purifying filter collects food, hair and debris and helps to reduce bad tastes, odors and impurities present in tap water.

Cost: Approximately $50.00; Available online and in pet retail stores.

6) The Hidden Hollow Fantasy Forest for Cats

The Fantasy Forest is the ultimate extravagance for spoiled cats. Each life-like, luxury tree is handcrafted in the U.S.A. with a 100 percent wood frame created to blend in with your décor. The personally customized trees are great for cats to climb, hide, lounge, play and sleep on.

Cost: $399 - $1,629; Available at AHiddenHollow.com.

Web Extra Pet Products:

The Tagg Pet Tracker

The Tagg™ pet tracking system uses advanced GPS tracking technology to allow you to see where your dog is and receive a notification if he or she wanders off. The lightweight tracker attaches to your dog's existing collar, and is designed to be worn at all times, even while swimming. The starter kit, $99.95, comes with everything you need to get started and includes one month of free service. After 30 days, you will be charged $7.95 per month. You can cancel at any time.

Cost: $99.95, plus monthly fee; Available at Tagg.com.

The Vivid Illuminated Pet Collar

Vivid is an illuminating safety collar designed to keep your dog safe and visible at night. The super-bright white LEDs have four light settings and the collar's padded, water-resistant design means it can be worn all the time.

Cost: $15.99; Available at CompanyofAnimals.com.