Pet Supplies: Most Popular Articles
A discussion of three types of bedding commonly used for guinea pigs, including their pros and cons.
A list of the most recent dog food and dog product recalls, including food, toys, and other potentially dangerous dog supplies and 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.
A list of the most recent cat food and cat product recalls, including food, toys, and other potentially dangerous 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 need a proper diet to remain healthy. There are certain things that you should never give them. This list explains what they are.
The Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
A review of the Bounce Stainless Steel Cat Litter Pan, a metallic litter box that's easier to clean than plastic.
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.
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.
A review of the Living World Deluxe Extra Large Habitat, a suitable cage for guinea pigs and other larger pocket pets.
A review of Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
The Litter Spinner is an automatic litter box that doesn't require electricity, but its unique motion simplifies cleaning.
One simple product can ease you dog's separation anxiety and quell destructive behavior.
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 Litter Robot automatic litter box for cats
A discussion of timothy hay as a must-have product for guinea pigs and the dangers of using exercise balls with them.
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.
A review of the Magik Brush Lint Brush, a great way to remove cat, dog, and other pet hair from furniture and clothing.
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 list of several different types of tunnels for pocket pets that you can buy or make at home.
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 Thundershirt for cats. The Thundershirt is a swaddling garment that calms and comforts anxious felines.
Guinea pigs may be small, but they've got big personalities that make them part of the family. Here are some gift suggestions if you'd like to include your guinea pigs in your Christmas celebration.
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.
Puss-in-Boots Halloween Costume for Cats. Page 2.
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 Kaytee Clean & Cozy Small Pet Bedding, a bedding made from
Guinea pigs need floor time, and a kiddie swimming pool makes a great playpen for your furry little pets for many reasons.
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 ShedMonster deshedding tool for cats and dogs, which comes in long-hair and short-hair versions.
A review of the SmartScoop automatic litter box, which cleans scoopable litter automatically every time your cat uses the box
The Motorola Scout1 is a pet camera that allows you to watch your dogs and cats remotely. Learn how it works in this review.
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 made from recycled paper and suitable for pocket pets as well.
A review of Feliway spray, a simple way to calm down cats
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.
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.
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.
A review of Petco's plastic water bottles for small animals, which come in various colors and sizes.
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 Carefresh Premium pet bedding, which is suitable for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and other pocket pets.
Guinea pigs need more than just pellets. Here are three items that are essential for their 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.
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 Cosmic Catnip cat toys, which incorporate catnip to make them nearly irresistible to felines.
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 Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
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.
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.
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.
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 the Sunny Seat cat window seat, which attaches to windows to provide cats a with a comfortable spot to watch the outside world.
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.
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 Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller pocket pets.
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.
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.
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.
Tagg the Pet Tracker for cats and dogs helps you find a lost pet and also tracks your dog's activity level.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
Horses love treats, so they make the perfect equine stocking stuffer. This list of seven goodies will help you choose just the right gift for your horse.
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.
The Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
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.
This year, make your pet's Christmas gift a little more special with a personalized gift. Custom items range from simple things like ID tags to Christmas stockings, mugs, bowls, pillow cases, and special songs. This list of six great gift ideas for dogs and cats will inspire you.
A review of the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
Whimzees are adorable dog chews that promote dental health in your pup. This review covers my dog Bolt's opinion of these useful treats.
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.
The PetSafe Social Pet Camera and Treat Dispenser lets you interact with your dog or cat even when you're away from home.
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.
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 ExquisiCat Crystals cat litter, a brand of silica cat litter, including a comparison to other brands.
Soft Claws are a great product to stop destructive scratching cats, but they serve other purposes, and they're great for dogs, too.
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.
The Wireless Whiskers Automatic Cat and Dog Feeder lets you give each pet the proper diet.
Dental care is just as critical for dogs as for humans. Vets can do deep cleanings, but the basics should start at home.
Walking your dog is a great way to shed pounds for both you and your pet. The Fitbit One lets you track your steps and keep track of your progress as you exercise with your pooch.
Pawstruck offers all natural bully sticks for dogs in a variety of fun shapes and sizes to appeal every type and breed.
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.
Power Paws are dog socks that protect your dog from the heat and cold, as well as provided added traction.
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.
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
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.
Cats and dogs aren't the only pets that can wear costumes. Pocket pets like guinea pigs can get into the spirit, too. Page 4.
Many dogs have problems with separation anxiety. Fortunately, there are several products to help you fight this problem.
Did you know you can buy adorable Halloween costumes for guinea pigs? You can dress your guinea pig up as anything from a Hawaiian tourist to an angel to a medieval princess.
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.
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.
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.
More than half of American households include their pets in Christmas giving. If you're one of them, this list will give you some good ideas for stuffing your cat's Christmas stocking.
A review of EvoraPet Probiotic Oral Care for Cats & Dogs, a dental health supplement for pets.
The Feed Safe is an ingenious way to keep dogs out of your cat's food.
Guinea pigs need certain food items to keep them healthy. These three things are essential for your guinea pig's daily diet.
Sticky Paws is double sided tape or strips that keep your cats from clawing the furniture.
Braided horse hair necklaces are a truly personal gift for horse owners because they're made from tail hair from the person's own horse, and you can even add a special charm.
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.
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.
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.
A review of the Petco Premium Seat Belt Harness for dogs, a simple but effective way to keep your canine safe on car trips.
A review of Iams Shakeables Dog Treats, a bite-sized treat for puppies and dogs.
A review of the Thundershirt, a snug shirt that helps calm anxious dogs.
A review of Cosmic Catnip Bouncy Bubbles, a product for felines laced with pure catnip essence.
Hemp bedding is an alternative for small animal owners who want a biodegradable, renewable type of bedding for their pets.
Adams makes a special applicator that allows you to apply its spot on flea and tick treatments quickly and easily, with no mess.
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 Wonder Dust, a product that treats cuts and scrapes on horses.
The Uncover series of books lets kids learn about animals like tarantulas, horses, dogs, dolphins, crocodiles, and tigers with layered models and fun facts.
SeaWorld Orlando has animal ambassadors from a wide variety of species at its theme park.
A list of ways to earn rewards at five major pet supply chains, including Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Pet Supermarket, and Petland.
A review of Pet Greens Live Pet Grass as a treat for rabbits and guinea pigs.
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 two sets of equestrian clippers by Oster, the Outlaw and the Oster Cordless Trimmer.
A review of Carefresh Confetti paper bedding for small animals. This bedding comes in pastel colors and is part of the Carefresh Premium line of bedding for pocket pets like guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, rats, mice, hamsters, and gerbils.
The MyPillow Dog Bed is a durable, washable option for 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 CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
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.
Most cats love catnip toys, and some are more potent than others. Here are the top three catnip toy brands that drive kitties wild.
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.
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.
Manufacturer's Site My cats are pretty well-behaved. They use their litter boxes most of the time, and
Don't leave your bird out of the holiday festivities. Use this list of three gift ideas to buy your feathered friend the perfect Christmas present.
A review of the FUR Dry Dog Towel, a solution for wet dogs made by the makers of the FURminator Deshedder.
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 Bissell Fur Get it Pet Hair Sweeper, a product that blends two great ideas together to remove dog and cat hair.
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.
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 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 Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
A review of Safe Paw Ice Melter, a pet-friendly way to deal with ice and snow.
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.
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.
A review of Lickety Stik, a convenient, low calorie treat for dogs and cats.
Reviews of products sold through popular pet informercials.
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 Canine Calm, a natural product to calm down nervous dogs.
A review of Neater Feeder Bowls, which you can use for food or water when feeding your dog or cat.
Do you know someone who takes pride in owning a specific breed of dog? You'll make them smile at Christmas and other holidays or special days like birthdays with a special breed-related gift.
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.
A review of Nootie pet shampoo, which works great for dogs. It has a nice smell and earth-friendly ingredients.