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A discussion of three types of bedding commonly used for guinea pigs, including their pros and cons.
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.
A list of the most recent dog food and dog product recalls, including food, toys, and other potentially dangerous dog supplies and products.
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 list of the most recent cat food and cat product recalls, including food, toys, and other potentially dangerous products.
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 can use many cheap or free items as guinea pig toys. Here are five of them.
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.
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.
A review of the ShedMonster deshedding tool for cats and dogs, which comes in long-hair and short-hair versions.
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.
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.
You can bed your pet snake with a variety of different substrates. Each has its own pros and cons.
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.
With so many companies issuing recalls on cat and dog food lately, pet owners are rightly concerned about
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.
Declawing is drastic surgery, but it's usually not necessary. These four products will help you stop your cat from destroying furniture in simple, inexpensive ways.
A discussion of timothy hay as a must-have product for guinea pigs and the dangers of using exercise balls with them.
A review of the Litter Robot automatic litter box for cats
A review of the Bounce Stainless Steel Cat Litter Pan, a metallic litter box that's easier to clean than plastic.
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.
A review of the Living World Deluxe Extra Large Habitat, a suitable cage for guinea pigs and other larger pocket pets.
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.
Swat Fly Repellant Ointment is a staple at many barns, and this review discusses how well this veterinary ointment works for horses and dogs to protect their wounds from biting flies and other harmful insects.
The Litter Spinner is an automatic litter box that doesn't require electricity, but its unique motion simplifies cleaning.
A review of the Thundershirt for cats. The Thundershirt is a swaddling garment that calms and comforts anxious felines.
A review of Feliway spray, a simple way to calm down cats
A review of Kaytee Clean & Cozy Small Pet Bedding, a bedding made from
Exercise ball options for hamsters, gerbils, mice and rats go beyond typical plastic balls. You can choose from many different styles.
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.
Litter boxes get smelly if you don't give them enough attention, but there are several ways to avoid the problem altogether.
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 Magik Brush Lint Brush, a great way to remove cat, dog, and other pet hair from furniture and clothing.
Hear Doggy dog toys make a squeak that only dogs can hear and are a big hit with canines.
A review of Yesterday's News Original Formula Cat Litter, which is is made from recycled paper. This review explores the pros and cons of this green cat care product, which is also suitable for pocket pets like rabbits, ferrets and hamsters
A review of Carefresh Premium pet bedding, which is suitable for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and other pocket pets.
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.
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.
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.
Dental care is just as critical for dogs as for humans. Vets can do deep cleanings, but the basics should start at home.
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.
Guinea pigs need floor time, and a kiddie swimming pool makes a great playpen for your furry little pets for many reasons.
A review of the SmartScoop automatic litter box, which cleans scoopable litter automatically every time your cat uses the box
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.
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 review of the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
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.
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.
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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 list of several different types of tunnels for pocket pets that you can buy or make at home.
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 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.
A review of the Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
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 the Clevercat Top Entry Litter Bbox, a deep litter box designed to have cats enter through a hole in the top.
A review of the CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
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 Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
A review of ExquisiCat Crystals cat litter, a brand of silica cat litter, including a comparison to other brands.
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.
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.
A review of Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
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.
Manufacturer's Site My cats are pretty well-behaved. They use their litter boxes most of the time, and
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.
A review of Zero Odor Pet Stain Remover, which gets the nastiest cat and dog stains out of your carpet. It's appropriate for pocket pet stains, too.
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.
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.
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.
See how these five fun facts about cats relate to their needs and how you can select the right products.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
Tagg the Pet Tracker for cats and dogs helps you find a lost pet and also tracks your dog's activity level.
Guinea pigs need more than just pellets. Here are three items that are essential for their health.
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 Cosmic Catnip Bouncy Bubbles, a product for felines laced with pure catnip essence.
Some dogs do fine on a standard leash, while others need a little help. Some dogs like to exercise with their owners and get a workout. Learn about three different leash types that let you walk your dog in different ways.
One simple product can ease you dog's separation anxiety and quell destructive behavior.
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.
The Wireless Whiskers Automatic Cat and Dog Feeder lets you give each pet the proper diet.
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.
A review of Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
Hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, and other disasters can strike with little or no warning. Put together a kit for your pets before disaster strikes. Hopefully you'll never need it, but you'll be very thankful if you do.
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.
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.
A review of Canine Calm, a natural product to calm down nervous dogs.
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 the various varieties of Kaytee Timothy Hay for small animals like guinea pigs and rabbits.
A review of the FUR Dry Dog Towel, a solution for wet dogs made by the makers of the FURminator Deshedder.
A review of Nootie pet shampoo, which works great for dogs. It has a nice smell and earth-friendly ingredients.
Whimzees are adorable dog chews that promote dental health in your pup. This review covers my dog Bolt's opinion of these useful treats.
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.
Tidy Cats Pure Natural is a natural cat litter that also delivers on odor control. The only downside is the tracking.
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.
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.
A review of the Petco Hanging Bed For Ferrets And Other Small Animals, which is well suited as a cuddle cup for guinea pigs.
If you're looking for an attractive habitat for bettas or other small fish that's easy to set up and maintain, the Fluval Spec and Edge nano aquariums may be the right choice for you.
A review of the Kitty Mitten, a toy for cats filled with organic catnip that makes them go crazy.
A review of two sets of equestrian clippers by Oster, the Outlaw and the Oster Cordless Trimmer.
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.
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.
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.
Cats make wonderful pets, but sometimes they indulge in bad behavior. Three cat products can prevent certain bad feline habits.
A list of ways to earn rewards at five major pet supply chains, including Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Pet Supermarket, and Petland.
You can buy 10 these great toys you can buy for your canine companion without breaking the bank. These inexpensive playthings will give your dog hours of fun.
A review of the Super Pet My First Home Guinea Pig Kit, which includes a cage and supplies for new guinea pig owners.
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.
If you've ever marveled at how your betta flares up when you put a mirror by his tank, you'll love how he reacts to the Floating Betta Exercise Mirror. The floating ball suspends a mirror in the tank, letting your fish get into battle mode and attack.
A review of Wonder Dust, a product that treats cuts and scrapes on horses.
Many companies make paper-based bedding for guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, rabbits, ferrets, and other small animals. Here's a comparison of three top brands.
The Feed Safe is an ingenious way to keep dogs out of your cat's food.
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.
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.
A review of the Petco Premium Seat Belt Harness for dogs, a simple but effective way to keep your canine safe on car trips.
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.
Cats are demanding pets, but their basic needs fall into six main categories. Check out these products in each of those categories to help keep your cat healthy and happy.
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.
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
A review of Neater Feeder Bowls, which you can use for food or water when feeding your dog or cat.
Whiskas Temptations cat treats come in a variety of flavors. This review reveals just how much appeal they have to treat-loving kitties.
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 EvoraPet Probiotic Oral Care for Cats & Dogs, a dental health supplement for pets.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet Deep Cleaner is a valuable weapon when your cat or dog makes a stain on the carpet.
Vitakraft Fresh World Cage Litter is an option for bedding your bird's cage that goes beyond the standard newspaper.
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 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 Cosmic Cat Catnip Spray, a clear spray with the essence of catnip that is meant to attract felines and refresh old catnip toys.
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.
Power Paws are dog socks that protect your dog from the heat and cold, as well as provided added traction.
A review of the Thundershirt, a snug shirt that helps calm anxious dogs.
Tidy Cats has a new cat litter featuring Glade to fight the toughest litter box odors. How well does it perform? This review gives you the scoop on this litter.
A review of Review of Imperial Cat Neat 'N Tidy sifting litter box liners, which make it easy to clean cat boxes with clumping litter.
Top three trainer-recommended products for training your dog
A review of Barksters Krisps, all-natural dog treats that are tasty, healthy, and low in calories.
A review of the Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller pocket pets.
L-lysine is used to fight the feline herpes virus in cats, and Tomlyn Scientifics makes it in a tasty powder version that passed my cats' taste test.
Reviews of products sold through popular pet informercials.
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 the Hagen Marina Geo Bubbles Betta Kit, which comes with food and water conditioner to give you a ready-made betta habitat. Unfortunately, it doesn't have a lid.
Jewelry is a great gift for Christmas, birthdays, and other occasions, and dog lovers always appreciate getting something that ties into their fondness for canines. Some companies even offer jewelry for the dogs themselves. This list has four fun dog-related jewelry items as gift suggestions.
A review of Sherpa Original Deluxe dog and cat carriers. These soft-sided carriers are perfect for plane rides or everyday transport.
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 FrostyBowlz, a special bowl that keeps food and water cool for cats and dogs.
The Baby BiOrb and BiOrb Life nano aquariums are simple to set up and make an attractive home for your fish.
Dog toys and treats are usually pretty standard, but you'll find some unique options if you look. This list has three items that each have a unique spin.