No one – including cats and dogs – likes stale food or eating mold and insects. That’s why it’s critically important to store your pet food properly. How to store it, though, depends on the type of food your pet eats and the climate in your area. Mark Finke, PetSmart’s director of Merchandising Technical Services, recommends the following guidelines:
You have plenty of choices when it comes to pet food and water bowls for your pet, and there’s a good reason for that. Pets and Pet Parents alike have unique individual needs, and there are varieties to meet just about all of them. According to PetSmart Buyer Reyna Jew – who personally selects the bowls carried in PetSmart & Read more �
Every Pet Parent wants his or her pet to be as comfortable as possible when sleeping. Choosing the correct size bed is vital to your dog or cat getting a good night’s sleep, and it’s relatively easy to do.
You certainly have a choice when it comes to food and water bowls for your dog. Here you will find information and tips on the most common bowl types used.
Stainless Steel Bowls
Stainless steel bowls are durable, longlasting and are great if your dog tends to nibble on her bowl! They are easy to clean and are the easiest to & Read more �
Crates, carriers, doors, and kennels ... all are designed to keep your pet safe and secure. You have a number of choices available, depending on your particular needs.
These are generally made of a high-density polypropylene, are durable and are the only type of crate accepted on airlines. These make excellent indoor homes for your pet because the & Read more �
1. Is using a crate humane?
Yes, using a crate properly for the containment of your pet is humane. Dog, by nature, are den animals and like to have a safe area in your home that they can call their own. A crate can provide this safe, personal area. Without a crate, your dog may find unsafe areas in your & Read more �
Unlike collars, which control a dog by attaching to the neck and/or head, a harness wraps to the dog's body. The leash attaches to a ring at the top of the dog's back, usually at the withers (shoulder blades). A variety of different styles are available, merely variations on a theme, with the dog's comfort the primary consideration.
It's not a very pleasant topic of conversation, but we will all encounter the need for a stain and odor product sometime in our pet's life.
Puppies are perhaps the biggest creators of unexpected puddles. Just as a human infant has to mature to get bladder control, puppies do, too. Senior dogs may experience a loss of bladder function, or some & Read more �
You've had a long day. You're tired and want to rest. Do you head for the nearest open spot on the hard floor, or do you head for that easy chair? Just as you prefer your chair, your dog also prefers the comfort and warmth of his own bed.
Many dogs love the water, but not all dogs are naturally designed for water activities. Whether your pooch is a swimmer or a watcher, these basic pool safety tips can keep your dog safe: