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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.
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.
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 can use many cheap or free items as guinea pig toys. Here are five of them.
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 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.
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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.
You can bed your pet snake with a variety of different substrates. Each has its own pros and cons.
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 Litter Robot automatic litter box for cats
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.
The Litter Spinner is an automatic litter box that doesn't require electricity, but its unique motion simplifies cleaning.
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 Sunny Seat cat window seat, which attaches to windows to provide cats a with a comfortable spot to watch the outside world.
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.
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
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 Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
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 review of the Fitbit Flex, a fitness tracking device that makes a great accessory when you're burning off calories by walking your dog.
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 Yesterday's News Original Formula Cat Litter, which is made from recycled paper and suitable for pocket pets as well.
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 Feliway spray, a simple way to calm down cats
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 Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
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 list of several different types of tunnels for pocket pets that you can buy or make at home.
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 discussion of timothy hay as a must-have product for guinea pigs and the dangers of using exercise balls with them.
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 the Clevercat Top Entry Litter Bbox, a deep litter box designed to have cats enter through a hole in the top.
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
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.
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 Thundershirt for cats. The Thundershirt is a swaddling garment that calms and comforts anxious felines.
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.
Litter boxes get smelly if you don't give them enough attention, but there are several ways to avoid the problem altogether.
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 the Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
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.
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 the various varieties of Kaytee Timothy Hay for small animals like guinea pigs and rabbits.
The Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
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.
SeaWorld Orlando has animal ambassadors from a wide variety of species at its theme park.
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 Carefresh Premium pet bedding, which is suitable for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and other pocket pets.
A review of Dog Wrappers Reflective Leashes and Collars, dog wear that increases night-time visibility.
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 Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller 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.
Longshots are innovative dog toys that use a launcher to fly through the sky.
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 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 list of ways to earn rewards at five major pet supply chains, including Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Pet Supermarket, and Petland.
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.
Whimzees are adorable dog chews that promote dental health in your pup. This review covers my dog Bolt's opinion of these useful treats.
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.
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.
Tidy Cats Pure Natural is a natural cat litter that also delivers on odor control. The only downside is the tracking.
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.
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 EvoraPet Probiotic Oral Care for Cats & Dogs, a dental health supplement for pets.
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 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.
Many dogs have problems with separation anxiety. Fortunately, there are several products to help you fight this problem.
Hear Doggy dog toys make a squeak that only dogs can hear and are a big hit with canines.
The Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
Adams makes a special applicator that allows you to apply its spot on flea and tick treatments quickly and easily, with no mess.
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 Cosmic Catnip cat toys, which incorporate catnip to make them nearly irresistible to felines.
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 Petco Hanging Bed For Ferrets And Other Small Animals, which is well suited as a cuddle cup for guinea pigs.
A review of Wonder Dust, a product that treats cuts and scrapes on horses.
Pet costumes run the gamut from plain to fancy, and your choice often depends on just what your dog or cat will tolerate. This list gives some options.
Power Paws are dog socks that protect your dog from the heat and cold, as well as provided added traction.
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.
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.
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.
A review of the CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
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.
Dental care is just as critical for dogs as for humans. Vets can do deep cleanings, but the basics should start at home.
The Uncover series of books lets kids learn about animals like tarantulas, horses, dogs, dolphins, crocodiles, and tigers with layered models and fun facts.
A review of Petco's plastic water bottles for small animals, which come in various colors and sizes.
A review of ExquisiCat Crystals cat litter, a brand of silica cat litter, including a comparison to other brands.
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.
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
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.
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.
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.
The Wireless Whiskers Automatic Cat and Dog Feeder lets you give each pet the proper diet.
Whiskas Temptations cat treats come in a variety of flavors. This review reveals just how much appeal they have to treat-loving kitties.
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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 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.
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 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 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.
A review of Cosmic Catnip Bouncy Bubbles, a product for felines laced with pure catnip essence.
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.
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 Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
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.
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.
Guinea pigs need more than just pellets. Here are three items that are essential for their health.
A review of the Petco Premium Seat Belt Harness for dogs, a simple but effective way to keep your canine safe on car trips.
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.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
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 two sets of equestrian clippers by Oster, the Outlaw and the Oster Cordless Trimmer.
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 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 Vetericyn Wound and Infection Care spray, which works on cats, dogs, horses, and even exotic animals for a variety of conditions.
The Feed Safe is an ingenious way to keep dogs out of your cat's food.
A review of the Kitty Mitten, a toy for cats filled with organic catnip that makes them go crazy.
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 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 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.
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.
A review of the Super Pet Igloo, a hiding place for small animals like guinea pigs and ferrets.
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.
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
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.
A review of Lickety Stik, a convenient, low calorie treat for dogs and cats.
A review of the FUR Dry Dog Towel, a solution for wet dogs made by the makers of the FURminator Deshedder.
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.
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.
Manufacturer's Site My cats are pretty well-behaved. They use their litter boxes most of the time, and
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.
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 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.
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.
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 Imperial Cat Scratch ‘n Shapes, cardboard cat scratchers in a variety of fun shapes and prints.
The Oster RapidBath makes bathing your dog or horse much easier because it automatically disperses the soap. It mixes right into the water.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet Deep Cleaner is a valuable weapon when your cat or dog makes a stain on the carpet.
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 the Thundershirt, a snug shirt that helps calm anxious dogs.