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.
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.
A list of the most recent cat food and cat product recalls, including food, toys, and other potentially dangerous products.
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.
You can use many cheap or free items as guinea pig toys. Here are five of them.
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 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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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 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 Living World Deluxe Extra Large Habitat, a suitable cage for guinea pigs and other larger pocket pets.
A shark Halloween costume for your cat.
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 Thundershirt for cats. The Thundershirt is a swaddling garment that calms and comforts anxious felines.
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 Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
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.
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.
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.
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 list of several different types of tunnels for pocket pets that you can buy or make at home.
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.
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.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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
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 Petco's plastic water bottles for small animals, which come in various colors and sizes.
One simple product can ease you dog's separation anxiety and quell destructive behavior.
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 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.
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 ShedMonster deshedding tool for cats and dogs, which comes in long-hair and short-hair versions.
A review of Cosmic Catnip cat toys, which incorporate catnip to make them nearly irresistible to felines.
A review of the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
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.
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.
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.
The Litter Spinner is an automatic litter box that doesn't require electricity, but its unique motion simplifies cleaning.
A review of Vetericyn Wound and Infection Care spray, which works on cats, dogs, horses, and even exotic animals for a variety of conditions.
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 the Magik Brush Lint Brush, a great way to remove cat, dog, and other pet hair from furniture and clothing.
A review of ExquisiCat Crystals cat litter, a brand of silica cat litter, including a comparison to other brands.
Guinea pigs need certain food items to keep them healthy. These three things are essential for your guinea pig's daily diet.
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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.
I've got lots of great information to read on my site, but if you're a visual learner, you'll enjoy the educational videos. Here's a link of short but helpful cat and kitten care videos that you can watch any time.
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 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.
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 Bronco fly spray for horses, a reasonably-priced spray to keep flies off your equine.
The Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
Soft Claws are a great product to stop destructive scratching cats, but they serve other purposes, and they're great for dogs, too.
Pawstruck offers all natural bully sticks for dogs in a variety of fun shapes and sizes to appeal every type and breed.
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 Yesterday's News Original Formula Cat Litter, which is made from recycled paper and suitable for pocket pets as well.
The Feed Safe is an ingenious way to keep dogs out of your cat's food.
The LazyBonezz Lazy Jogger is a stroller for small dogs that lets you bring your little pup on long walks.
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.
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 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 the Litter Robot automatic litter box for cats
A review of two sets of equestrian clippers by Oster, the Outlaw and the Oster Cordless Trimmer.
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.
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.
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 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.
Tagg the Pet Tracker for cats and dogs helps you find a lost pet and also tracks your dog's activity level.
The MyPillow Dog Bed is a durable, washable option for your dog.
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 horse hair fly whisks as a way to keep flies off your horse during trail rides.
Exercise ball options for hamsters, gerbils, mice and rats go beyond typical plastic balls. You can choose from many different styles.
A review of Pet Greens Live Pet Grass as a treat for rabbits and guinea pigs.
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 the Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller pocket pets.
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
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 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 Thundershirt, a snug shirt that helps calm anxious dogs.
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 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 the SmartScoop automatic litter box, which cleans scoopable litter automatically every time your cat uses the box
Hemp bedding is an alternative for small animal owners who want a biodegradable, renewable type of bedding for their pets.
The First Alert Bark Genie comes in regular indoor/outdoor and hand held versions to stop dogs from barking.
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.
The Motorola Scout1 is a pet camera that allows you to watch your dogs and cats remotely. Learn how it works in this review.
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 Sherpa Original Deluxe dog and cat carriers. These soft-sided carriers are perfect for plane rides or everyday transport.
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 Sunny Seat cat window seat, which attaches to windows to provide cats a with a comfortable spot to watch the outside world.
Hear Doggy dog toys make a squeak that only dogs can hear and are a big hit with canines.
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 Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
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 Bissell Fur Get it Pet Hair Sweeper, a product that blends two great ideas together to remove dog and cat hair.
A review of the Kitty Mitten, a toy for cats filled with organic catnip that makes them go crazy.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet Deep Cleaner is a valuable weapon when your cat or dog makes a stain on the carpet.
Any kid who read comics or watched television in the 1950s and 1960s knew all about Uncle Milton's Ant Farms and Sea Monkeys. These products are still around, delighting kids today.
A review of the Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
A review of EvoraPet Probiotic Oral Care for Cats & Dogs, a dental health supplement for pets.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 ClawSkinz scratching post, an eco-friendly option that lets you replace the carpet without discarding the entire scratching post.
A review of the Petco Hanging Bed For Ferrets And Other Small Animals, which is well suited as a cuddle cup for guinea pigs.
The Ware Chew Proof Guinea Pig Cage has some flaws, which means there are many better choices for your guinea pig's home.
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.
A review of Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
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 Peter's Pine Cones, a chew toy for rabbits that can be enjoyed by other pocket pets, like guinea pigs, too.
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 Sherpa Amelia pet tote, which is the perfect size to comfortably carry your small dog or cat.
A review of Cosmic Catnip Bouncy Bubbles, a product for felines laced with pure catnip essence.
Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats come in nine different varieties, with something to appeal to virtually every cat.
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.
Five toys that can be used to enrich a variety of exotic animals, from big cats to primates to kinkajous
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.
I'm always on the lookout for low calorie dog treats to use when training my small dog. Milk Bones Minis are my latest discovery.
Whiskas Temptations cat treats come in a variety of flavors. This review reveals just how much appeal they have to treat-loving kitties.
The PetSafe Social Pet Camera and Treat Dispenser lets you interact with your dog or cat even when you're away from home.
A review of the CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
Cats make wonderful pets, but sometimes they indulge in bad behavior. Three cat products can prevent certain bad feline habits.
A review of Imperial Cat Scratch ‘n Shapes, cardboard cat scratchers in a variety of fun shapes and prints.
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 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 Oxbow Orchard grass hay for small animals. This hay is suitable for pocket pets like guinea pigs, rabbits, and chinchillas.
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.