Food and water bowls are a necessity in order to keep your pet adequately hydrated and fed. Having water available for your pet to drink is important to its health. But which is the correct food and water bowl size for your pet? That depends on how large the pet is. Bowls come in different sizes for different breeds. Small breeds require small bowls, and large breeds require large bowls because they require larger amounts of food and water.
The range of bowls you can buy come in a variety of materials from plastic, rubber, china to stainless steel. I personally prefer stainless steel for water and food for my pets and for our customers.
Stainless steel bowls are easy to keep clean and are harder to scratch and will not chip, which can harbour germs. With a multi pet household it is important that all your pets have their own bowl. The best types of dog bowls are those made of stainless steel with a rubber bottom to prevent slipping. Stainless steel bowls are also durable, easy to clean, dishwasher safe, and can’t be broken. Having bowls for each pet allows you to ensure that each pet is getting what they need rather than one pet eating all the food. Water should be changed twice a day to ensure it is fresh or you should consider using a pet water fountain that also does the trick. A pet that is not properly hydrated may develop urinary tract problems. As a rule, a dog typically drinks approximately one ounce of water per pound per day.
- Slow Feeder Bowls
- Elevated Feeders