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 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 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.
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.
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.
With so many companies issuing recalls on cat and dog food lately, pet owners are rightly concerned about
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.
A review of the Litter Robot automatic litter box for cats
You can bed your pet snake with a variety of different substrates. Each has its own pros and cons.
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.
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 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.
The Litter Spinner is an automatic litter box that doesn't require electricity, but its unique motion simplifies cleaning.
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A review of Cosmic Catnip Bouncy Bubbles, a product for felines laced with pure catnip essence.
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.
A review of the Bounce Stainless Steel Cat Litter Pan, a metallic litter box that's easier to clean than plastic.
A review of the Thundershirt for cats. The Thundershirt is a swaddling garment that calms and comforts anxious felines.
Longshots are innovative dog toys that use a launcher to fly through the sky.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
A review of the SmartScoop automatic litter box, which cleans scoopable litter automatically every time your cat uses the box
Litter boxes get smelly if you don't give them enough attention, but there are several ways to avoid the problem altogether.
A list of several different types of tunnels for pocket pets that you can buy or make at home.
One simple product can ease you dog's separation anxiety and quell destructive behavior.
A review of the ShedMonster deshedding tool for cats and dogs, which comes in long-hair and short-hair versions.
The Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
A review of Feliway spray, a simple way to calm down cats
A review of the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
A review of the Living World Deluxe Extra Large Habitat, a suitable cage for guinea pigs and other larger pocket pets.
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 the Magik Brush Lint Brush, a great way to remove cat, dog, and other pet hair from furniture and clothing.
Tidy Cats Pure Natural is a natural cat litter that also delivers on odor control. The only downside is the tracking.
A review of Yesterday's News Original Formula Cat Litter, which is made from recycled paper and suitable for pocket pets as well.
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.
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.
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 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 Carefresh Premium pet bedding, which is suitable for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and other pocket pets.
A review of the Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
A review of Dog Wrappers Reflective Leashes and Collars, dog wear that increases night-time visibility.
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.
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 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 Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller pocket pets.
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.
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.
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.
Exercise ball options for hamsters, gerbils, mice and rats go beyond typical plastic balls. You can choose from many different styles.
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
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.
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 Vetericyn Wound and Infection Care spray, which works on cats, dogs, horses, and even exotic animals for a variety of conditions.
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 Pioneer Pet Stainless Steel Raindrop Design Fountain, which provides running water for cats and dogs to encourage them to drink more.
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.
SeaWorld Orlando has animal ambassadors from a wide variety of species at its theme park.
Guinea pigs need more than just pellets. Here are three items that are essential for their health.
A review of ExquisiCat Crystals cat litter, a brand of silica cat litter, including a comparison to other brands.
A review of Cosmic Catnip cat toys, which incorporate catnip to make them nearly irresistible to felines.
A review of the Kong line of denim catnip toys for cats.
Senior cats need some special help to keep them healthy and happy in their later years. Pet expert Wendy Diamond shares some information on the most important areas and products for your older feline.
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.
All canines poop and pee, and these five products help you handle the end product and give your dog or puppy appropriate elimination options.
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.
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.
Whiskas Temptations cat treats come in a variety of flavors. This review reveals just how much appeal they have to treat-loving kitties.
The Wireless Whiskers Automatic Cat and Dog Feeder lets you give each pet the proper diet.
The Motorola Scout1 is a pet camera that allows you to watch your dogs and cats remotely. Learn how it works in this review.
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.
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.
Vitakraft Fresh World Cat Litter is a natural litter option that manages to do a great job of odor control while being soft on your cat's paws.
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.
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 Lickety Stik, a convenient, low calorie treat for dogs and cats.
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 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 FUR Dry Dog Towel, a solution for wet dogs made by the makers of the FURminator Deshedder.
A review of Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
A review of two sets of equestrian clippers by Oster, the Outlaw and the Oster Cordless Trimmer.
A review of the CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
A review of Neater Feeder Bowls, which you can use for food or water when feeding your dog or cat.
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 Review of SmartyKat Skitter Critters Catnip Mice, cute little mouse-shaped toys for cats.
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 the Bissell Fur Get it Pet Hair Sweeper, a product that blends two great ideas together to remove dog and cat hair.
A list of ways to earn rewards at five major pet supply chains, including Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Pet Supermarket, and Petland.
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.
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.
Lamb Crunchys Dog Treats have been recalled by Pet Center of California because of salmonella fears. The recall involves three ounce bags of Lamb Crunchys dog
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.
Power Paws are dog socks that protect your dog from the heat and cold, as well as provided added traction.
A review of the Mayday Skinny First Aid Kit for pets, which contains all the basic supplies needed to handle emergencies with your dog or other animal.
A review of Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
A review of Wonder Dust, a product that treats cuts and scrapes on horses.
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.
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.
Adams makes a special applicator that allows you to apply its spot on flea and tick treatments quickly and easily, with no mess.
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 Petco's plastic water bottles for small animals, which come in various colors and sizes.
Whimzees are adorable dog chews that promote dental health in your pup. This review covers my dog Bolt's opinion of these useful treats.
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 Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
List of items for dog and cat owners to create an emergency kit in case of disaster and evacuation.
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.
Dental care is just as critical for dogs as for humans. Vets can do deep cleanings, but the basics should start at home.
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.
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 Canine Calm, a natural product to calm down nervous dogs.
A review of the Super Pet Come Along Carrier And Take Me Home Cage Review. These products are great carriers for pocket pets and birds.
Hopefully you're familiar with the dangers of leaving your dog in a parked car in the summer, but what about the dangers of hot pavement? I was inspired to
A review of the Kitty Mitten, a toy for cats filled with organic catnip that makes them go crazy.
Hear Doggy dog toys make a squeak that only dogs can hear and are a big hit with canines.
Manufacturer's Site My cats are pretty well-behaved. They use their litter boxes most of the time, and
In many families, it's traditional to dress up pets for Halloween just like the kids. If you're a Disney fan, these seven costumes are a perfect choice to dress up your dog like your favorite character.
A review of the Super Pet Igloo, a hiding place for small animals like guinea pigs and ferrets.
Today, August 17, is Black Cat Appreciation Day. Those of us who own black cats know what wonderful pets they make, but unfortunately many people still believe
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 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.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet Deep Cleaner is a valuable weapon when your cat or dog makes a stain on the carpet.
Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats come in nine different varieties, with something to appeal to virtually every cat.
A review of the various varieties of Kaytee Timothy Hay for small animals like guinea pigs and rabbits.
A review of horse hair fly whisks as a way to keep flies off your horse during trail rides.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
Guinea pigs need certain food items to keep them healthy. These three things are essential for your guinea pig's daily diet.
A review of Tidy Cats Premium Scooping Cat Litter for Small Spaces.
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.
The Bissell Symphony lets you use steam to clean your floors and a vacuum to tackle both floors and carpets with the same machine.
Christmas is over, and it's time to start concentrating on your New Years resolutions. If you're like many people, you'll be focusing on weight loss and
The Catit Senses Speed Circuit is a track toy for cats with a light-up ball that attracts many felines. I thought it would mainly appeal to kittens, but my oldest cat fell in love with it.
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.
Five toys that can be used to enrich a variety of exotic animals, from big cats to primates to kinkajous
A review of Bronco fly spray for horses, a reasonably-priced spray to keep flies off your equine.
Many dogs have problems with separation anxiety. Fortunately, there are several products to help you fight this problem.
Zuke's Cat Treats are grain-free and fortified with healthy ingredients. Meat is the first ingredient, and my carnivorous kitties love them.
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.
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 Barksters Krisps, all-natural dog treats that are tasty, healthy, and low in calories.
The Feed Safe is an ingenious way to keep dogs out of your cat's food.
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.