Every pet owner needs to take the small steps to add a little glam to their beloved pet’s life. Whether you have a cat or a dog, look for some creative ideas, where you can make some changes in their food stations and also help to minimize the mess of food and water bowls. Take a look at this brilliant ideas of the most creative pet food stations and try make it one for your pet.
Some time it happens when we are busy and don’t notice, what is near our leg and kick it accidentally such as the pet bowls. If you have this problem you can plan to hang the feeders and and eliminate the problem of kicking the pet bowls.
Drawer Turned To Pet Food Station:
If you have an empty drawer of your cabinet, turn that in to pet food station. This will give a classy look and will be able to place it back in the place after he has done eating. With this you can the save the place and keep it clean.
Cat Food Shelf:
This can be a great idea, if you have dog and cat in your house. If your dog always try to eat the food of your kitty, this can be a perfect way to place the food shelf on top for you feline. So that your doggy won’t get to it.
Picnic Basket Food Bowl Holder:
If you don’t use the old picnic basket anymore, you can design it to hold the bowls one for water and one for food. You also use it as food storage unit.
Old Ceramic Bowls
If you have stacked old ceramic bowls lying in a corner of cupboard, which you don’t use them, paint it and stack them for your cute elevated pet dishes. Perfect if you have some old cereal bowls that you no longer use; paint them and stack them for cute elevated pet dishes!
Adjustable Food Station For Growing Puppy:
If you have large breed dog and you know he will grow tall enough, you can plan to prepare adjustable feeding station for your pet. Here, you can adjust the height of the stand according to your growing puppy, so that he don’t find any difficulty while eating. This fantastic pet feeder will take your pet all the way from being a puppy to a full grown dog.
Hope you have got great ideas, to convert the vintage and stacked things in a beautiful pet food station. Enjoy making one of your favorite feeding station for your pet. All the best!!
Fleas and ticks are most common pests that attack pets. They irritate and cause various skin diseases. There are numerous flea and tick control treatments available. Usually, pet owners get confused about which product is best for their pets and which treatment is effective in killing fleas and ticks and preventing flea infestation in pets.
Among the various flea and tick treatments, the top products are
- Frontline Plus
- K9 Advantix
This pleasant, apple-scented shampoo specifically designed for cats and dogs has been said to be a revolutionary pet care product, due to its gentle but effective action. The shampoo is pH balanced with all natural ingredients that is kind on the skin and coat. The 2% acetic acid provides antibacterial properties, while the addition of 2% boric acid can treat yeast activity on the skin and coat.
How often you should bathe your dog is dependent on the dog’s breed and coat type. The general recommendations are as follows:
- for silky, long coated dogs, bathe once every 3 to 6 weeks
- for double or undercoat dogs, bathe once every 4 to 8 weeks
- for non-shedding curly coated dogs, bathe once 6 to 8 weeks
- for smooth coated dogs, bathe no less than once in 8 weeks, or as needed
- for wiry coated terriers, bathe once every 4 to 6 weeks
Shampoos specifically designs for pets are recommended over human shampoos by vets and other animal specialists, as human shampoos can hurt your dog’s skin. Even baby shampoo can be too strong for your dog and cause soreness and irritation. This shampoo safe to use on your dog or cat, no matter what age or breed and you can buy Malacetic shampoo from BudgetPetCare for just $15.77 with free shipping.
What is K9 Advantix?
K9 Advantix for dogs, manufactured by Beyer, is a topical liquid treatment providing treatment and prevention of flea larvae and adult fleas, lice, ticks and biting flying insects such as mosquitos.
Containing imidacloprid and permethrin, K9 Advantix rapidly eliminates 98-100% of insects on your dog quickly and efficiently within 12 hours. K9 Advantix is said to prevent insect infestation for a month after the treatment.
What is Advantage?
Advantage for dogs, also manufactured by Beyer, kills all flea larvae and adult fleas.
The active ingredient, imidacloprid, quickly paralyzes the flea’s nervous system to kill them within 12 hours of application. 100% of all chewing lice on your dog will be eliminated within 7 days of treatment.
Which should I buy for my dog?
If you live in an area that has a high tick or biting flying insect population, BudgetPetCare
would recommend K9 Advantix. However one of the active ingredients of K9 Advantix, permethrin, is highly toxic to cats so if you also have a cat, separation during treatment is necessary. If you are unable to keep your dog and cat apart then it is advisable to use Advantage instead which doesn’t contain permethrin.
More bang for your buck!
This season at BudgetPetCare, we have a grand flea and tick product sale with fantastic savings. Both K9 Advantix and Advantage are part of this sale with ‘Buy 6 get 2 Free’ or ‘Buy 12 get 4 Free’ offers. You can head over to our online store to buy discount K9 Advantix for dogs or buy Advantage for dogs with free shipping to the United States.
The winner of November’s $100 Ask A Vet feature on BudgetPetCare.com has been announced – congratulations go to Janice Keys who asked:
“Is advantage safe for a pregnant dog?“
Our In-House Vet answered
Advantage is for topical use and can be used on pregnant bitches. Care should be taken to avoid the contents of the tube coming into contact with the eyes or mouth of the user or recipient animal. Do not allow recently treated animals to groom each other…
Question of the Month Prize
As the winner of our monthly competition, Janice wins a $100 prize. If you have a question that you would like our veterinary surgeon to answer, get in touch and ask your pet-related question today.
Wound-Gard for dogs is an effective anti-septic spray that helps wounds to heal quicker. The bitter taste acts as a deterrant from licking or biting, encouraging wounds (including post-surgical wounds) to heal faster and prevents infection.
The liquid formulation comes in a spray bottle that’s easy to administer, and its antiseptic solution also promotes healing. Wound-gard for dogs should be sprayed liberally to the wound or affected area three times per day or as directed by your vet.
This is a must-have for all pet first aid kits as you never know when you’ll need it most. You can head on over to our online store to buy Wound-Gard for dogs for only $9.99 and free shipping on all orders.
This week BudgetPetCare is putting the spotlight on our handy First Aid Kit for cats and dogs. Whether it is for use at home or on the go, this kit is essential for all pet owners as we never know when our pets may need it most.
Dogs, particularly puppies, are determined to explore everywhere their paws will allow them to go, which can naturally lead to bumps and scrapes. With our First Aid Kit, you can allow your dog to be a dog with the reassurance that if a superficial wound arises, it can be immediately treated.
What is included
The following apparatus is included in a convenient holding pouch:
- Wound Dressing 12 x 12 cm
- Triangular Bandage Non Woven 90 cm x 127 cm
- Eyepad Wound Dressing
- Alcohol Free Cleansing Wipe x 4
- Vinyl Examination Gloves x 2 pair
- Adhesive Dressing x 2 set 10 patches
- Scissors x 1
- Safety Pins x 5
- Leaflet containing Basic Advice on First Aid
The First Aid Kit, manufactured by Merial is ideal for use on minor superficial injuries such as cuts, burns and bites. The items can be stored in the home, in your car or even in your bag for use in case of an injury whilst out with your dog.
Where to buy a First Aid Kit for cats and dogs
You can head over to our BudgetPetCare website to buy First Aid Kits for cats and dogs for just $ 9.78 with free shipping on all orders.
Look out for future articles on simple First Aid guides for your cat or dog on our blog!