How To Buy Pet Bowls

Pets of all kinds, shapes and sizes need some type of pet bowl to fill with water or food. What a great way to show your pet how much you love them by buying pet bowls that fits their specific needs.

Before buying a pet bowl it is important to know what you are looking for. Pet bowls come in a large variety of sizes, colors, styles, designs, and price ranges to meet the needs of both the pet and pet owner. They are also available in different materials. In addition, they can also be grouped by purpose. Listed below are the options available for materials, styles, purposes, and prices when buying a pet bowl. Along with that information is a short list of online stores that offer a variety of pet bowl buying options.

Pet Bowl Materials
Please note that some materials are microwavable and dishwasher safe, whereas others are not. It is important to consider cleaning instructions when choosing what type of material you would like for your pet’s bowl.

  • Plastic – lightweight, heavyweight, clear or solid, and even disposable
  • Ceramic
  • Stainless steel
  • Stoneware
  • Nylon collapsible
  • High-fired restaurant grade porcelain

Pet Bowl Styles  These have various purposes. Each pet owner and pet has specific needs. The various pet bowls that one can buy enable everyone’s needs to be met.

Automatic Feeders These bowls are operated by electricity or gravity for the pet owners that can’t be there during each meal time.

Portion Control For the pets that only require a specific amount of food each feeding.

Heated Provides fresh, unfrozen water for the pets who spend time outside in the winter

Spill Proof For the pets who are energetic and sometimes clumsy when using their pet bowls

Elevated For the pets who like to eat without dropping their head

Collapsible Travel Bowls for the pet and owner that spend a lot of time going from one place to another

Double Diner Features two bowls in one unit

Pet Bowl Designs It is always nice to have pet bowls match your personal or decorating style.

  • Hand-painted
  • Personalized
  • Ones with sayings like “Good Dog”
  • Various shapes

Price Prices of pet bowls range from $1.75 to more than $100.

Online Stores that Offer a Wide Variety of Pet Bowls:


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