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.
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.
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.
A review of Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
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.
Vampire Halloween costume for cats. Page 5.
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
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.
You can bed your pet snake with a variety of different substrates. Each has its own pros and cons.
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.
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.
A review of the Bounce Stainless Steel Cat Litter Pan, a metallic litter box that's easier to clean than plastic.
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.
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 Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
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.
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 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.
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.
A review of the Litter Robot automatic litter box for cats
Alligator Halloween Costume for Dogs. Page 4.
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.
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.
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 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 the Living World Deluxe Extra Large Habitat, a suitable cage for guinea pigs and other larger pocket pets.
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.
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 Kaytee Clean & Cozy Small Pet Bedding, a bedding made from
A review of Carefresh Premium pet bedding, which is suitable for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and other pocket pets.
A review of the SmartScoop automatic litter box, which cleans scoopable litter automatically every time your cat uses the box
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
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.
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 Magik Brush Lint Brush, a great way to remove cat, dog, and other pet hair from furniture and clothing.
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.
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.
Guinea pigs need floor time, and a kiddie swimming pool makes a great playpen for your furry little pets for many reasons.
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.
A list of ways to earn rewards at five major pet supply chains, including Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Pet Supermarket, and Petland.
Guinea pigs need more than just pellets. Here are three items that are essential for their health.
A review of the Thundershirt, a snug shirt that helps calm anxious dogs.
A review of the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
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 Yesterday's News Original Formula Cat Litter, which is made from recycled paper and suitable for pocket pets as well.
Exercise ball options for hamsters, gerbils, mice and rats go beyond typical plastic balls. You can choose from many different styles.
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.
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.
All canines poop and pee, and these five products help you handle the end product and give your dog or puppy appropriate elimination options.
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.
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.
Adams makes a special applicator that allows you to apply its spot on flea and tick treatments quickly and easily, with no mess.
Whimzees are adorable dog chews that promote dental health in your pup. This review covers my dog Bolt's opinion of these useful treats.
Dental care is just as critical for dogs as for humans. Vets can do deep cleanings, but the basics should start at home.
A review of the ShedMonster deshedding tool for cats and dogs, which comes in long-hair and short-hair versions.
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.
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.
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 Clevercat Top Entry Litter Bbox, a deep litter box designed to have cats enter through a hole in the top.
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.
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 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 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 Wireless Whiskers Automatic Cat and Dog Feeder lets you give each pet the proper diet.
A review of the Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller pocket pets.
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 the Petco Hanging Bed For Ferrets And Other Small Animals, which is well suited as a cuddle cup for guinea pigs.
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.
The Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
A review of the Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
The Motorola Scout1 is a pet camera that allows you to watch your dogs and cats remotely. Learn how it works in this review.
A review of Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
Hear Doggy dog toys make a squeak that only dogs can hear and are a big hit with canines.
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 EvoraPet Probiotic Oral Care for Cats & Dogs, a dental health supplement for pets.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Power Paws are dog socks that protect your dog from the heat and cold, as well as provided added traction.
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 Sunny Seat cat window seat, which attaches to windows to provide cats a with a comfortable spot to watch the outside world.
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 Petco Premium Seat Belt Harness for dogs, a simple but effective way to keep your canine safe on car trips.
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 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.
Many dogs have problems with separation anxiety. Fortunately, there are several products to help you fight this problem.
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 CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
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.
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.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet Deep Cleaner is a valuable weapon when your cat or dog makes a stain on the carpet.
A review of Canine Calm, a natural product to calm down nervous dogs.
A review of Vetericyn Wound and Infection Care spray, which works on cats, dogs, horses, and even exotic animals for a variety of conditions.
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.
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.
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 list of apps for pet owners and dog and cat lovers. These apps are for iPhones, iPads, and the iPod Touch.
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.
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.
Manufacturer's Site My cats are pretty well-behaved. They use their litter boxes most of the time, and
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.
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 Petco's plastic water bottles for small animals, which come in various colors and sizes.
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.
Whiskas Temptations cat treats come in a variety of flavors. This review reveals just how much appeal they have to treat-loving kitties.
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 horse hair fly whisks as a way to keep flies off your horse during trail rides.
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.
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 Nutro Max Cat Adult Salmon Flavor cat food. Nutro is made with natural ingredients and promises a shiny coat and less shedding, so I put it to the test with my four cats.
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 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 Kitty Mitten, a toy for cats filled with organic catnip that makes them go crazy.
A review of Tidy Cats Premium Scooping Cat Litter for Small Spaces.
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.
List of items for dog and cat owners to create an emergency kit in case of disaster and evacuation.
A review of the various varieties of Kaytee Timothy Hay for small animals like guinea pigs and rabbits.
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.
Most cats love catnip toys, and some are more potent than others. Here are the top three catnip toy brands that drive kitties wild.
Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats come in nine different varieties, with something to appeal to virtually every cat.
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.
Get your dog in the Halloween spirit with a variety of fun seasonal products from Petco, like costumes, collars, tags, toys, goodies, and even poop pick-up bags.
A review of Wonder Dust, a product that treats cuts and scrapes on horses.
A review of the Sherpa Amelia pet tote, which is the perfect size to comfortably carry your small dog or cat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Bissell Symphony lets you use steam to clean your floors and a vacuum to tackle both floors and carpets with the same machine.
A review of Iams Shakeables Dog Treats, a bite-sized treat for puppies and dogs.
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 Super Pet Igloo, a hiding place for small animals like guinea pigs and ferrets.
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 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.