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.
With so many companies issuing recalls on cat and dog food lately, pet owners are rightly concerned about
A review of Cosmic Catnip Bouncy Bubbles, a product for felines laced with pure catnip essence.
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.
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.
Longshots are innovative dog toys that use a launcher to fly through the sky.
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.
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.
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.
A review of the Litter Robot automatic litter box for 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.
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The Litter Spinner is an automatic litter box that doesn't require electricity, but its unique motion simplifies cleaning.
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 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 the Bounce Stainless Steel Cat Litter Pan, a metallic litter box that's easier to clean than plastic.
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 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 Thundershirt for cats. The Thundershirt is a swaddling garment that calms and comforts anxious felines.
A review of Kaytee Clean & Cozy Small Pet Bedding, a bedding made from
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.
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
One simple product can ease you dog's separation anxiety and quell destructive behavior.
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 SmartScoop automatic litter box, which cleans scoopable litter automatically every time your cat uses the box
A list of several different types of tunnels for pocket pets that you can buy or make at home.
A review of the Pledge Fabric Sweeper for Pet Hair, a disposable pet hair clean-up product
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.
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 Feliway spray, a simple way to calm down cats
A review of the ShedMonster deshedding tool for cats and dogs, which comes in long-hair and short-hair versions.
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 the Magik Brush Lint Brush, a great way to remove cat, dog, and other pet hair from furniture and clothing.
A review of the Living World Deluxe Extra Large Habitat, a suitable cage for guinea pigs and other larger pocket pets.
A review of the Omega Paw self-cleaning litter box, which cleans itself when you roll it.
The Calm Coat for dogs is an anti-anxiety coat that works naturally by swaddling your pup.
A review of Carefresh Premium pet bedding, which is suitable for rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, gerbils, and other pocket pets.
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.
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.
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.
Guinea pigs need floor time, and a kiddie swimming pool makes a great playpen for your furry little pets for many reasons.
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.
Tidy Cats Pure Natural is a natural cat litter that also delivers on odor control. The only downside is the tracking.
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.
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 Clevercat Top Entry Litter Bbox, a deep litter box designed to have cats enter through a hole in the top.
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 Corn-N-Straw tunnel, a chewable tunnel toy that's suitable for a variety of smaller pocket pets.
A review of Vetericyn Wound and Infection Care spray, which works on cats, dogs, horses, and even exotic animals for a variety of conditions.
All canines poop and pee, and these five products help you handle the end product and give your dog or puppy appropriate elimination options.
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 Cosmic Catnip cat toys, which incorporate catnip to make them nearly irresistible to 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.
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.
Scaredy Cut is a silent clipping tool for dogs and cats. It makes grooming a lot less stressful.
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 ExquisiCat Crystals cat litter, a brand of silica cat litter, including a comparison to other brands.
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.
Guinea pigs need more than just pellets. Here are three items that are essential for their health.
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 Motorola Scout1 is a pet camera that allows you to watch your dogs and cats remotely. Learn how it works in this review.
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.
The Oster RapidBath makes bathing your dog or horse much easier because it automatically disperses the soap. It mixes right into the water.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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 FUR Dry Dog Towel, a solution for wet dogs made by the makers of the FURminator Deshedder.
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.
The Wireless Whiskers Automatic Cat and Dog Feeder lets you give each pet the proper diet.
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.
Whiskas Temptations cat treats come in a variety of flavors. This review reveals just how much appeal they have to treat-loving kitties.
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.
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 review of the CritterZone Wall Plug-In air purifier, a small device that removes big pet odors from the air.
A list of ways to earn rewards at five major pet supply chains, including Petco, PetSmart, Pet Supplies Plus, Pet Supermarket, and Petland.
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 Petco's plastic water bottles for small animals, which come in various colors and sizes.
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 Wonder Dust, a product that treats cuts and scrapes on horses.
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.
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 Sunbeam Sonic Egg now comes in a handy miniature version to control barking dogs with a handheld unit.
A review of Ware Playpens for small and large pocket pets like ferrets, guinea pigs, rabbits, chinchillas, gerbils, rats and mice
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.
Adams makes a special applicator that allows you to apply its spot on flea and tick treatments quickly and easily, with no mess.
The Bissell Spotbot Pet Deep Cleaner is a valuable weapon when your cat or dog makes a stain on the carpet.
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 two sets of equestrian clippers by Oster, the Outlaw and the Oster Cordless Trimmer.
Manufacturer's Site My cats are pretty well-behaved. They use their litter boxes most of the time, and
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 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 Neater Feeder Bowls, which you can use for food or water when feeding your dog or cat.
A review of horse hair fly whisks as a way to keep flies off your horse during trail rides.
A review of the Super Pet Igloo, a hiding place for small animals like guinea pigs and ferrets.
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 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 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 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 the Kitty Mitten, a toy for cats filled with organic catnip that makes them go crazy.
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.
Hear Doggy dog toys make a squeak that only dogs can hear and are a big hit with canines.
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.
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 various varieties of Kaytee Timothy Hay for small animals like guinea pigs and rabbits.
Learn about the three basic considerations for choosing a safe, comfortable home for you pet snake.
A review of Dog Wrappers Reflective Leashes and Collars, dog wear that increases night-time visibility.
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 Canine Calm, a natural product to calm down nervous dogs.
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.
Dental care is just as critical for dogs as for humans. Vets can do deep cleanings, but the basics should start at home.
List of items for dog and cat owners to create an emergency kit in case of disaster and evacuation.
A review of Royal Canin Selective Cat Food, a premium product that appeals to fussy cats.
Friskies Party Mix Cat Treats come in nine different varieties, with something to appeal to virtually every cat.
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
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.
Most cats love catnip toys, and some are more potent than others. Here are the top three catnip toy brands that drive kitties wild.
Power Paws are dog socks that protect your dog from the heat and cold, as well as provided added traction.
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.
Five toys that can be used to enrich a variety of exotic animals, from big cats to primates to kinkajous
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.
Reviews of products sold through popular pet informercials.
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.
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.
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.
Top three trainer-recommended products for training your dog
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 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.
Zuke's Cat Treats are grain-free and fortified with healthy ingredients. Meat is the first ingredient, and my carnivorous kitties love them.
A review of Xtreme Catnip from Synergy Labs. This catnip is grown at high altitudes, which increases it potency and makes it nearly irresistible to cats.
A review of the PetRider seat cover, a product that works in your car as well as on your furniture.
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.
A review of Nootie pet shampoo, which works great for dogs. It has a nice smell and earth-friendly ingredients.
The Comfy Control Harness is a more comfortable way to walk your dog when compared to a collar, especially if the dog pulls.
The Bissell Symphony lets you use steam to clean your floors and a vacuum to tackle both floors and carpets with the same machine.