If you’re looking to add a little bit of fun to your daily walks with you dog, finding the right pet toys and supplies can certainly help. Likewise, if you’re looking for new and exciting products for your pet while you’re at home, there are a number of items that can enhance your spaces and make life more enjoyable for “Charlie”. We’ve selected a handful of items to make life better for you and your pet; chosen accessories that will boost your companion's quality of life.
When considering the right toys and supplies, there are a couple things to remember before buying toy, activities or supplies for your dog. For your cat, it’s the same thing. Figure out their characteristics — the kind of traits that best suit their personality — and purchase items that tailor to that. Not every dog and cat enjoy the same thing. For instance, large toys for large dogs and smaller toys only for smaller dogs. Avoid items that have small parts that can be chewed off or pulled off and avoid toys with sharp edges that can be chewed into sharp parts. It’s also important to avoid toys with sharp edges or sharp points. Also consider things such as:
Having enough toys for your pet is to make sure they last a long time. Always try to keep a variety of types that are easily accessible to them. Depending on your set up, you can easily keep toys around, like a soft comfort toy or a small ball — whatever makes your pet comfortable. Here are a few toys you can choose from and use this summer to pass the time. For many of us who haven’t seen friends or family due to COVID-19, you can make your spaces fun and comfortable to be around in with your trusted companion.
If you’re an avid bike rider, you can bring your pet along with this pet trailer from PawHut. It's a great way to maintain an active lifestyle for your small to larger pets. This pet bike trailer can be setup in minutes. To attach the trailer onto your bike, you simply attach the bike hitch to your rear wheel then slip the arm onto the hitch and attach the pin and safety strap. The mesh zippered screen on the front and back, and the meshed windows on the side allow for maximum air flow for your pet. To protect your pet from the rain, a clear plastic cover is included. It’s more important to get out, stay active and maintain a healthy lifestyle — especially with COVID-19 — so this is a great way to enjoy time outdoors.
It’s not as easy to get to a pet groomer these days so you can take matters into your own hands with this pet grooming set from Best Buy. Specifically designed for scared or hesitant pets, the clippers limit the vibration and noise to keep them at bay. Its’ under 45db noise rate and rechargeable Li-Ion battery spares you the noise but gives you the power and freedom to finish the job. It’s a cordless pet trimmer that you can use for your cat or dog, regardless of its hair type or length. The grooming set includes 4 clippers of 3mm, 6mm, 9mm and 12mm so you can shave or groom your cat or dog regardless of breed or size. Still, it’s important to note: If your dogs or cats have long and thick hair, like German Shepherds, Havana, Himalayan, Yorkie, you need to use scissors (included) cut part of them at first, otherwise the clippers will jam up and don't work properly.
This is a great interactive toy for your cat if you’re just getting one. You’ll often see the full cat stand with all the tunnels and platforms but if you want something small for your kitten or older cat to get some exercise, this is a great toy.
If you’re looking for a place to store the toys you already have, or you’re getting some for the first time, this is a good bin to store them in your bookstore or shelving unit for easy access.
This is a good cat tree that’s versatile and covered by warranty. If you ever lose a piece of the scratchboard you can order its replacement part in a jiffy. It’s built to last and accommodate cats of all ages. For smaller cats, it’s a perfect spot to perch atop its landing near a window or elsewhere in your home.
If you’ve ever had a cat, you know how they can destroy carpets and couches with their paws and nails. Cats love to scratch things so with that in mind, you can protect your furniture with this scratchboard from Canadian Tire. It leans at an angle that’s ideal for smaller and active cats; it’s also durable and built to last.
For your active lifestyle with your dogs, this is a great toy for a dog. It floats on water so if you’re near a lake, your dog can easily retrieve it if they’re able to swim and/or enjoy it. It’s also lightweight and has a one-year warranty.
If you have a healthy and active dog that loves to run in the dog park and in the open field, you can get a Chuckit! Ball Launcher with a ball to tire them out. It’s a great way to get outside and find new and interesting parks and places for your dog to play. It’s a pretty standard toy that most dog owners are sure to have. Join the party!
Whether you’re buying indoor equipment or outdoor toys, it’s vital to remember to keep them clean will keep your pets healthy as well. With the threat of COVID-19, why take any chances? Keeping pet toys and supplies as clean and germ-free as possible should be top of mind. Remember that when you’re shopping. Check out some of our sidebar links and start shopping today!