Dog Bowls and Feeders
Dog Bowls & Feeders
When you first pick up your new dog there are a few things that you need to get started. Dog bowls are a necessity for dogs since that is what they will be eating and drinking out of for the rest of their lives. There are many different types of dog bowls that can suit your dog’s needs but make sure to choose the right one. Pet Life takes the guess work out of choosing the correct dog bowl since we break down our categories by life stages finding a dog bowl for your puppy is just as easy as finding a large sized dog bowl. If you are looking for color options to fit your style or just to remember which is their food bowl and water bowl, we have dog bowls and feeders in just about every type of color.
Dogs act just like their ancestors wolfing down their food without a second though. Not only is this not bad for their stomach, all of that tasty dog food you just bought should be enjoyed. Portion controlled dog feeders can be used to control their fast-paced eating habits for healthy digestion. These portion-controlled feeders are good for promoting healthy eating habits while allowing aggressive eaters to have normal sized portions. These types of feeders can also be used with various dog treats as well giving your pup hours of fun while being rewarded. Automatic dog bowls and feeders can dispense an exact amount of food at any given time to make sure your dog is eating on schedule. These automatic feeders can dispense up to 25 pounds of dog food this prevents the need of picking up your dog’s bowl every time you need to feed them. Simply load the amount of food and set the timer and the amount of food to be dispensed. Automatic water feeders are great for making sure your dog always has water in their bowl. With filters and cartridges to clean out harmful bacteria your dog will be drinking fresh water daily without needing to change their water daily. When traveling a collapsible dog water bowl will stop you from cupping your hands to give them water. The best travel bowl are ones that can fold and be stored taking up minimal space. They are often used during camping trips, road trips and extended stays during family functions. If you are unsure how much food to give your dog, get a digital scale dog bowl and take the guessing work out of measuring. If you dog is overweight a digital dog bowl scale can help you monitor the correct amount of food, you should be giving your dog. Some dogs have issues swallowing their food since their dog bowls are placed on the floor. Elevated dog bowls fix the problem by adjusting the height of their bowl which aids in digestion while correcting their posture as well. Some of these bowls are also made to grow with your dog increasing the height when your dog changes life stages.
Since there are so many different types of dog bowls choosing one can be difficult. What makes harder to choose the correct one for your pup is the material your dog bowl is made from. The best dog bowls are durable, but each material covers a specific need for your dog. Here is a breakdown of some of our most popular dog bowls to make the choice easier
Stainless Steel Dog Bowls: One of the most common type of dog bowls are stainless steel dog bowls. This material is durable, machine washable and has a clean looking sheen. These non-porous bowls discourage the growth of bacteria and it can also be used as a water bowl with its rust-resistant material. These bowls also contain less chemicals than the standard plastic dog bowls which makes it the most optimal choice when choosing a dog bowl.
Plastic Dog Bowls: Plastic dog bowl are the most popular type of dog bowl since the material is made of plastic which is easy to produce. These types of bowls can be used outside without worrying about it rusting or breaking like ceramic dog bowls. Plastic dog bowls offer a variety of other features that standard stainless-steel dog bowls can’t. Since plastic can be shaped easier dog feeders and elevated dog bowls are commonly made of plastic giving it a slight edge in usability over stainless steel. Where plastic bowls lack in comparison to stainless steel is that dogs can chew and break the plastic bowls which they can’t do with stainless steel.
Ceramic Dog Bowls: These ceramic bowls are a great addition to any home it provides the benefits of a stainless-steel dog bowl and a plastic dog bowl into one. With ceramic you can change the colors dramatically giving it as many color options as plastic. Since the material is ceramic your dog won’t be able to chew through this bowl. These types of bowls are heavier as well so it will prevent your dog from moving their bowls around the house.