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Pets 2012: Pet-pourri

Items for your most precious companions.

 

Go, Dog, Go
Whether it’s a trip to the store or the airport, transport your pet in style with this chic, airline-approved carrier from Bark n Bag’s Tartan Weekender Collection. $50-$65; furrynfabulous.com
 
Hasta La Vista, Furball! 
Keep your pet well-groomed. The FURminator’s innovative cutting edge is effective at preventing furballs by gently removing your pet’s loose undercoat hair. Available in a variety of sizes. $38.99-$50.99; Pet Supermarket and Petsmart, furminator.com
Loo Luxury
This whimsical design by Litterfish will surely entice Kitty to do her business, and no one will suspect it’s a cat litter box (until your precious boo-boo emerges, that is). $170; iovodesigns.com
Animal House
Critter Universe/The Wall is a pint-sized playpen, ideal for hamsters, gerbils and mice. It comes fully assembled and ready to mount on your wall or dresser for the perfect view of your critter at play. It includes a bottle, bowls and attachment hardware. $54.99, Petco and  Petsmart; waremfginc.com
Clean Break 
Is Fido a sloppy eater? You can keep the mess under control with Neater Feeder, a two-part feeding system that catches food spills and water splashes. Available for cats and dogs. $34.99-$59.99; Petco, neaterfeeder.com
WhirlyCat 
Keep your feline entertained and in tiptop shape with the oversized Toy-Go-Round Exercise Wheel. It’s ideal for giving your cat an outlet for boredom and pent-up energy. $349.99; catwheelcompany.com
Purrfect Perch
Give your cat the bed of her dreams with this sleek, modern design from the Refined Feline. Choose from non-toxic faux rattan or spun bamboo (shown). Comes with a machine-washable cushion. $99.99-$149.99; therefinedfeline.com
Trick or Treat
Polly Wanna Piñata is a bird toy and treat in one. This all natural “piñata,” made of 100 percent bird-friendly materials offers multiple textures for chewing exercise. Available in different shapes, pre-filled with a blend of banana chips, raisins, pineapple and papaya or empty (with an opening so you can add your own goodies). $4-$10.99; fetchitpets.com
Glow with the Faux 
You and your fish will be mesmerized by the hypnotic, life-like movements of these man-made reef aquarium accessories shaped like jellyfish and lionfish. To create the glow effect, put them in a tank with UV or actinic aquarium lighting. For use in freshwater or saltwater aquariums. $15.95-$19.95; eshopps.com

 

Chew On This
Love your dog, but can’t stand his breath? Try a few sprays of LiquidFloss on the TriFlossball chew toy. It provides your dog with endless hours of good, clean fun while flossing his  teeth and massaging his gums. $11.24; Petco, tropiclean.net
Leash Leader
Don’t let your four-legged friends exhaust you while walking. The Buddy System Hands Free Leash System, which you wear comfortably around your waist includes an adjustable belt, adjustable leash, two belt attachments and a collar attachment. $20; buddysys.com
Hide & Seek
Challenge your canine to search for his food using Zanies Treat Hunter Puzzle. This brightly colored wooden puzzle toy allows for treats to be hidden underneath sliding doors. Your dog’s natural searching instincts will be encouraged. $15.99; petedge.com
   
To read more about pets check out the latest issue of Orlando magazine or click here for a digital subscription.

 

Sep 19, 2012 10:46 am
 Posted by  Anonymous

You would think that Orlando Magazine could feature products found in independent local Orlando pet businesses rather than promoting internet companies and big box stores with no vested interest in the local economy.

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