Pet Supplies: Most Popular Articles
A list of the most recent dog food and dog product recalls, including food, toys, and other potentially dangerous dog supplies and products.
A list of the most recent cat food and cat product recalls, including food, toys, and other potentially dangerous products.
A discussion of three types of bedding commonly used for guinea pigs, including their pros and cons.
Most cat owners are familiar with catnip toys and the dried version of the herb, but there are actually many different ways to give this treat to your pets. Some of the unique ways include spray and bubbles.
You may have an adopted dog or cat, but did you know that plenty of guinea pigs, chinchillas, rabbits, ferrets, and even hamsters and gerbils are also available for adoption? You can find them through many sources.
Some guinea pig cages aren't actually suitable for cavies. This list of four types of guinea pig cages explains which ones are good, which ones are bad, and why.
A review of the Sunbeam Sonic Egg, a humane device to control barking dogs. It works by making a sound that's silent to humans but irritating to dogs. Barking triggers the sound, so dogs learn to stop making noise in order to avoid it.
You can use many cheap or free items as guinea pig toys. Here are five of them.
These 7 low-calorie treat options for dogs and puppies help obese canines lose weight and prevent healthy dogs from gaining too many pounds. They let you reward your dog or show your love in a healthy way.
Is it safe to feed expired cat and dog food to your pet? There are several reasons why you shouldn't risk giving food to your animals after the expiration.
You can bed your pet snake with a variety of different substrates. Each has its own pros and cons.
A review of Merrick Class and Grain-Free dry dog foods. The company makes two types of food to accommodate all dogs, including those with allergies or problems digesting grain products.
A discussion of the three most common and popular cat scratching post materials, which are carpet, sisal, and cardboard. Many cats have a preference for a particular material, and these are the three most often used in scratching posts.
Guinea pigs are common pets, yet many people don't know common facts about these cute little companion animals. Here are five facts and related information on appropriate guinea pig products.
Declawing is a drastic surgery, but it's usually not necessary. These four products will help you stop your cat from destroying furniture in simple, inexpensive ways.
Guinea pigs need a proper diet to remain healthy. There are certain things that you should never give them. This list explains what they are.
In the wake of the many recent dog food and dog treat recalls, it's important to know how to choose the right products for your pet.
A review of the Bounce Stainless Steel Cat Litter Pan, a metallic litter box that's easier to clean than plastic.
A discussion of timothy hay as a must-have product for guinea pigs and the dangers of using exercise balls with them.
The Sunbeam Sonic Egg is an ultrasonic device that stops unwanted barking and whining. It does this humanely, using an annoying sound that only the dog can hear.
Automatic cat litter boxes come in several different styles. This list will help you choose the best automatic cat litter box for you and your feline family.
You need certain basic supplies if you want to keep a guinea pig as a pet. You can add other accessories, but these five items represent the bare minimum to keep your guinea pig healthy and happy.
A review of the Living World Deluxe Extra Large Habitat, a suitable cage for guinea pigs and other larger pocket pets.
The Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
Puss-in-Boots Halloween Costume for Cats. Page 2.
A list of several different types of tunnels for pocket pets that you can buy or make at home.
Dog bowls come in a wide variety of sizes, types, and materials. It takes some looking to choose the right kind of dish for your dog.
A review of the Litter Robot automatic litter box for cats
A review of the ShedMonster deshedding tool for cats and dogs, which comes in long-hair and short-hair versions.
A review of Kaytee Clean & Cozy Small Pet Bedding, a bedding made from
You need certain items when you get a new kitten or cat. This list contains all the basics you need to keep your new feline friend healthy and happy
A review of the Thundershirt for cats. The Thundershirt is a swaddling garment that calms and comforts anxious felines.
A review of the Magik Brush Lint Brush, a great way to remove cat, dog, and other pet hair from furniture and clothing.
It's scary when you find out that food or treats you've been using for your dog or cat have been recalled. Follow these five steps to deal with a recall.
Pork Chomps are similar to rawhide chews, but they're made from pork skin. They're easier to digest, and this review shows that dogs enjoy the taste.
Pets are loveable family members, but sometimes they can't help adding odors to the household. Whether you own a dog, cat, ferret, rabbit or other pet, there's a product to help you keep the house smelling fresh.
Dental care is just as critical for dogs as for humans. Vets can do deep cleanings, but the basics should start at home.
One simple product can ease you dog's separation anxiety and quell destructive behavior.
A review of the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
A review of Carefresh Premium pet bedding, which is suitable for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and other pocket pets.
Horse owners need certain essential supplies to keep their equines happy and healthy. This list covers the basics that every equestrian needs to have on hand.
Dogs and cats need certain supplements to stay healthy, even if they're eating a good quality diet. Holistic veterinarian Jean Hofve, DVM, explains that four particular supplements are critical for your pet's health.
All canines poop and pee, and these five products help you handle the end product and give your dog or puppy appropriate elimination options.
A list of ways to earn rewards at five major pet supply chains, including Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Pet Supermarket, and Petland.
The Litter Spinner is an automatic litter box that doesn't require electricity, but its unique motion simplifies cleaning.
The Bissell Total Floors Pet Bagless Upright Vacuum is made especially for households with dogs and cats. This review of the Bissell Total Floors Pet Bagless Upright Vacuum tells how it stands up to a house full of shedding pets. It will help you decide if this vacuum is for you if you're a cat or dog owner.
Guinea pigs need floor time, and a kiddie swimming pool makes a great playpen for your furry little pets for many reasons.
The MyPillow Dog Bed is a durable, washable option for your dog.
Nothing eases the pain of losing a beloved pet, but a memorial serves as a way to honor your cat, dog, or other animal's memory. Options include cremation urns, plaques, markets, gravestones, wind chimes, personalized items, and special jewelry.
Pawstruck offers all natural bully sticks for dogs in a variety of fun shapes and sizes to appeal every type and breed.
A review of Yesterday's News Original Formula Cat Litter, which is made from recycled paper and suitable for pocket pets as well.
A review of Feliway spray, a simple way to calm down cats
A review of the Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
The Bissell Pet Hair Eraser Vacuum is a handheld workhorse for any kind of pet hair, from cats and dogs to rabbits, ferrets, and other pocket pets and exotic animals. It removes pet hair and cleans your furniture and carpets.
A review of Petco's plastic water bottles for small animals, which come in various colors and sizes.
Hamsters are cute but misunderstood little creatures. These toys will help bring out your hamster's personality and help you have more fun with your pet as he enjoys his enriched environment.
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A review of ExquisiCat Crystals cat litter, a brand of silica cat litter, including a comparison to other brands.
A review of Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
Bearded dragons are popular pets, but you need some standard supplies before you add one to your household. These five items represent the basics of what you'll need to get for your new pet.
Guinea pigs and other pocket pets, from rats and hamsters to chinchillas and rabbits, need a place to hide in order to feel secure. You can buy a wide variety of hideys for them, made out of many different types of material.
A review of Cosmic Catnip cat toys, which incorporate catnip to make them nearly irresistible to felines.
It takes a good plan and regular maintenance to keep litter box odors under control. You'll help the process if you choose the right litter box, litter type, and odor control products.
There are 4 top dog collar styles, including standard collars, training collars, head collars, and harnesses. These collars are all used for different purposes, from everyday wear to training.
Exercise ball options for hamsters, gerbils, mice and rats go beyond typical plastic balls. You can choose from many different styles.
A review of the Bissell Fur Get it Pet Hair Sweeper, a product that blends two great ideas together to remove dog and cat hair.
The Soggy Doggy Slopmat is an absorbent mat that has a variety of uses. It's a great versatile item for any dog owner.
A review of the Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller pocket pets.
It's best to have more than one guinea pig, but you need to take steps to ensure that none of your cavies gets bullied by cagemates. These products will help you keep all your guinea pigs happy.
A review of Nylanbone dog toys. These chew toys come in a variety of types and sizes that are suitable for puppies and dogs from tiny to large breeds.
A review of Cosmic Catnip Bouncy Bubbles, a product for felines laced with pure catnip essence.
A review of Oxbow Critical Care, a finely ground powder that is used to make a food for sick rodents and reptiles. You can use it to syringe feed herbivorous pets like guinea pigs, rabbits, lizards, and turtles when they can't eat enough on their own.
These videos cover a wide variety of cat related topics. Learn more about such subjects as essential cat supplies, grooming products, Halloween cat costumes, dental health products, and special options for senior cats.
A review of the SmartScoop automatic litter box, which cleans scoopable litter automatically every time your cat uses the box
This Native American costume is a great guinea pig Halloween costume. Page 5.
The Motorola Scout1 is a pet camera that allows you to watch your dogs and cats remotely. Learn how it works in this review.
The FURminator Deshedding Tool is a super hair remover for dogs, cats, and small animals like ferrets, rabbits, and other pocket pets. It comes in different sizes especially gear for your specific pet.
It's always best to have more than one guinea pig because they're herd animals. Multiple piggies mean a need for multiple pet supplies.
Soft Claws are a great product to stop destructive scratching cats, but they serve other purposes, and they're great for dogs, too.
The Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
Some cats are reluctant to drink, but you may be able to entice your pet to consume more water with these three types of water bowls.
A review of Safe Paw Ice Melter, a pet-friendly way to deal with ice and snow.
A review of Nature's Miracle Just For Cats Stain And Odor Remover, a product that helps make stain and odor removal less of a chore. Virtually every cat owner must deal with stains like vomit and urine occasionally, and this product gets out the discoloration and smell.
Timothy hay is healthy for pocket pets like rabbits, guinea pigs, and chinchillas, and it comes in several different varieties to keep your pet from getting bored.
Celebrities like Ellen Degeneres, Cesar Milan, and Martha Stewart are getting into the pet product business with everything from dog and cat food to toys and other pet supplies.
Guinea pigs need certain food items to keep them healthy. These three things are essential for your guinea pig's daily diet.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet Deep Cleaner is a valuable weapon when your cat or dog makes a stain on the carpet.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
You need these 5 pet products to keep your indoor cats happy, entertained, and enriched. These products will bring a bit of the outdoors to your indoor-only felines.
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
The Booster Bath is a handy way to give your dog a bath without taking a toll on your back. It positions your pet in a convenient way.
Hemp bedding is an alternative for small animal owners who want a biodegradable, renewable type of bedding for their pets.
A review of the various varieties of Kaytee Timothy Hay for small animals like guinea pigs and rabbits.
Whimzees are adorable dog chews that promote dental health in your pup. This review covers my dog Bolt's opinion of these useful treats.
A review of FlightSuit bird diapers for small, medium, and large birds. Flightsuits let birds move and fly freely in your home without any messy poop problems. Most birds learn to wear Flightsuits comfortably.
There are many different ways to restrain your dog when you're driving. While dogs love to run around and hang their heads out the windows, that can be very distracting to the driver and downright dangerous in a crash. Here are five restraints that offer varying levels of protection.
A review of Pet Greens Live Pet Grass, a great way to provide indoor cats with fresh, organic greens. You can purchase the live grass at your local pet store, and it stays alive in your home so your cats can eat it for several days.
A review of two sets of equestrian clippers by Oster, the Outlaw and the Oster Cordless Trimmer.
A review of Nutro Max Cat Adult Salmon Flavor cat food. Nutro is made with natural ingredients and promises a shiny coat and less shedding, so I put it to the test with my four cats.
Guinea pigs need more than just pellets. Here are three items that are essential for their health.
Seresto makes eight-month flea and tick collars for cats and dogs. I recently used the collars on my cats when they got fleas, and they're now free of the infestation.
A review of EvoraPet Probiotic Oral Care for Cats & Dogs, a dental health supplement for pets.
There's no need to declaw your cat when you can stop the behavior with several different products. Try these three alternatives before you declaw.
Comfort Zone with Feliway is a cat calming product that comes in plug-in diffusers or spray. The plug-in Comfort Zone product is helping my cats transition to having a new dog in the house and reducing their stress levels.
A review of Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
A review of the Sunny Seat cat window seat, which attaches to windows to provide cats a with a comfortable spot to watch the outside world.
A review of the Super Pet Igloo, a hiding place for small animals like guinea pigs and ferrets.
Automatic litter boxes are getting more popular because they make life easier for cat owners. What are the best automatic boxes? Here are the top manual and electric models as reviewed on About.com.
The Wireless Whiskers Automatic Cat and Dog Feeder lets you give each pet the proper diet.
A review of Pet Greens Live Pet Grass as a treat for rabbits and guinea pigs.
Litter boxes get smelly if you don't give them enough attention, but there are several ways to avoid the problem altogether.
A review of the Clevercat Top Entry Litter Bbox, a deep litter box designed to have cats enter through a hole in the top.
A review of FURminator nail clippers for dogs. Like the company's deshedding tools, these nail clippers are sturdy and durable and get the job done.
A review of Imperial Cat Scratch ‘n Shapes, cardboard cat scratchers in a variety of fun shapes and prints.
A review of Canine Calm, a natural product to calm down nervous dogs.
A review of the PetRider seat cover, a product that works in your car as well as on your furniture.
Some birds love a secure sleeping place like Multipet International's Happy Hut sleeping tent for birds. This review explores its pros and cons for pet birds.
Tidy Cats Pure Natural is a natural cat litter that also delivers on odor control. The only downside is the tracking.
Hear Doggy dog toys make a squeak that only dogs can hear and are a big hit with canines.
A review of the ClawSkinz scratching post, an eco-friendly option that lets you replace the carpet without discarding the entire scratching post.
A review of the Petco Premium Seat Belt Harness for dogs, a simple but effective way to keep your canine safe on car trips.
Whiskas Temptations cat treats come in a variety of flavors. This review reveals just how much appeal they have to treat-loving kitties.
SeaWorld Orlando has animal ambassadors from a wide variety of species at its theme park.
You see many different descriptive words on dog and cat food labels, but what do they really mean? Here are the definitions for some common terms.
Crate training is a popular method to potty train dogs and give them their own den in your house. Here are three things to consider when you buy a crate for your dog.
Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats come in nine different varieties, with something to appeal to virtually every cat.
A review of the Solvit Sta-Put Furniture Protector. This furniture cover fits on couches to protect them from shedding cats and dogs. The straps let you fasten the washable cover securely onto your furniture.
A review of the SmartyKat ScratchNip Sisal Mat for cats, a scratching pad with catnip to attract felines.
A review of the Thundershirt, a snug shirt that helps calm anxious dogs.
A review of Wonder Dust, a product that treats cuts and scrapes on horses.
Dogs can get stinky, but fortunately there are many products that help you fight the odor even when you don't have time to give your dog a bath.
The First Alert Bark Genie comes in regular indoor/outdoor and hand held versions to stop dogs from barking.
A review of the Fitbit Flex, a fitness tracking device that makes a great accessory when you're burning off calories by walking your dog.
A review of Vetericyn Wound and Infection Care spray, which works on cats, dogs, horses, and even exotic animals for a variety of conditions.
A review of the Pioneer Pet Stainless Steel Raindrop Design Fountain, which provides running water for cats and dogs to encourage them to drink more.
Guinea pigs and other pocket pets can wear Halloween costumes and join in the holiday fun. Just follow a few simple rules to help keep them safe.
A review of the CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
Pet Head has a variety of dog shampoos for everything from dry skin to detangling, and they come in wonderful scents.
InvitationBox takes your pet's photo and make adorable personalized address labels. They're appropriate for dogs, cats, birds, pocket pets, or any other animal.
A review of the Ware Fun Tunnel For Small animals, a tunnel toy for pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rats, mice, hamsters, and gerbils.
You can buy Halloween costumes for your dogs and cats, but it's also very easy to make them yourself. Learn how to make a ghost or super hero costume for your dog and a sailor costume for your cat in these informative how-to videos.
A review of Flex-E Fun-Nels, a tunnel system primarily aimed at ferrets, although it can be used for other pocket pets. Your ferrets or other pets can run through and hide in the tunnels, which are also expandable.
A review of the Planet Petco Small Animal Wood Hideaway. This hidey house is perfect for large rats and other medium to large pocket pets, like chinchillas and guinea pigs.
A review of Oxbow Orchard grass hay for small animals. This hay is suitable for pocket pets like guinea pigs, rabbits, and chinchillas.
A review of the Petco Hanging Bed For Ferrets And Other Small Animals, which is well suited as a cuddle cup for guinea pigs.
A review of Citrus Magic Odor Eliminating spray, which gets rid of the stink caused by wet dogs, stinky cat litter boxes, and small animal cages.
A review of the Super Pet My First Home Guinea Pig Kit, which includes a cage and supplies for new guinea pig owners.
The Animal Planey Wooden Pet Gate is a great way to block off your dog without using a crate or baby gate.
A review of the Sherpa Amelia pet tote, which is the perfect size to comfortably carry your small dog or cat.
Tagg the Pet Tracker for cats and dogs helps you find a lost pet and also tracks your dog's activity level.