For Finicky Felines
Cats and kittens with a refined palate will appreciate Toby’s Turkey Carnivore Grain-Free Blend from MY PERFECT PET. As with all of the company’s products, ingredients are restaurant-grade quality and gently cooked. Skinless turkey mixes with a medley of fresh kale, broccoli, yams and cranberries in this frozen food, which comes in a convenient bag of 10 individually wrapped bars.
$25.99 per bag
The MESSY MUTTS Travel Water Bottle and Bowl helps keep on-the-go dogs hydrated and healthy. The hygienic stainless-steel bottle holds up to 24 ounces of water, which dispenses into the BPA-free silicone bowl with the push of a button. Unused water drains back into the bottle — perfect for dogs not yet ready for a drink — or gets discarded. The bowl folds over for easy portability.
A Better Bath Time
The new GENTLE FRIENDS line of pet grooming and health products boasts USDA organic status and features ingredients sourced from small farms around the world. Introductory items include Gentle Shampoo, Shampoo Bar, Shine Conditioning Rinse, Ear Oil and Wound Wash. Made in the USA, all products are vegan and veterinarian approved, and come with the Leaping Bunny logo. Gentle Friends also donates more than 35 percent of sales annually to animal welfare organizations.
$10 - $16
Fetch quickly turns messy when a dog’s drool builds up on the ball. Enter FX Launch by PETLOGIX. This adjustable launcher sends tennis balls flying up to 75 feet, making it perfect for backyards and beaches alike. It features storage for two additional balls and has a pick-up feature that keeps the fetch partner’s hands dry.
With the PETSAFE Smart Feed, dogs and cats need not go hungry when their humans work late. This Wi-Fi-enabled feeder holds up to 24 cups of dry or semi-moist food, and dispenses meals via iPhone or Android app. Users can also program it to feed up to 12 times a day, allowing for customization based on a pet’s meal schedule. Not to worry: The feeder still works if the Wi-Fi goes down.
Shoo Fleas! and Ticks!
For those who don’t like to use synthetic parasite preventatives on their pets, EARTH ANIMAL has the Herbal Flea and Tick Defense Collar. Formulated by Dr. Bob Goldstein, it uses peppermint, cedarwood and almond oils to ward off fleas, ticks and other biting insects. The oils can also have a calming effect on pets.
$13.99 - $14.99
Just for Geckos
Healthy portions of fruits and insects, as well as probiotics to maintain digestive health, combine in new Crested Gecko Food from ZOO MED LABORATORIES. Day Geckos, Gargoyle Geckos and other omnivorous New Caledonian Gecko species also benefit from the food, which can be fed wet to intensify aroma or dry to add variety. It comes in watermelon and tropical flavors and in pouch or bottle packaging.
$5.60 - $27.75
Pet Toy or Work of Art?
For pet parents who appreciate design, DÔYENWORLD delivers style and interactive play with its DôyenCat and DôyenDog toys. The self-balancing, wobbly dispenser also has a hidden chamber for enticing herbs such as anise seed and catnip for continued entertainment after treats are gone. The Timeless Classic line comes in a variety of bright colors, and Blank D.I.Y. can be personalized with non-toxic art supplies. Throw a toy-painting party!
$12.99 - $16.99
Tasty Topper or Treat
Kitty won’t eat? Squeeze a Tiki Cat Stix onto her food. The high-quality chicken or tuna mousse also makes an excellent treat. TIKI PETS, makers of minimally processed, natural and wholesome food and treats, packages the product in six-packs of 3-ounce bags.
This article originally appeared in the January 2018 edition of PETS+.