A Guide to Purchasing Modern Pet Products

Fun Facts about pets

In the 7.5 million Australian households who share their homes with pets, fish top the pet population in over 12 million, followed by birds, at 9 million.  There are more dogs than boys or girls under the age of 14 years, and our cat population is roughly two and a half million.  If we group horse for pleasure riding, snakes, rabbits, rodents, lizards and others we can add another 2 million pets.

Pets are shown to have positive benefits on wellbeing and health .  When you have a pet as a member of your family, you will visit the doctor less frequently and use less medication, have lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure, recover from surgery and illness more rapidly, cope with stress better and be less likely to feel lonely.  All in all, it is estimated that the pet industry saves the health budget nearly S4 billion annually! The modern pet looks to be a natural ailment for humans, a sort of pet supplementation for us.
 
Around 90% of familles with pets, think about those pets as family members and the principal caregiver who assumes responsibility for your pet in nearly all situations is female.  Cost on pet care and pet products in Australia is put at more than $4 billion annually and provides employment for more than 40,000 people.  Of this expenditure, two thirds (66%) is spent on puppies and one quarter (25%) is spent on cats.  Dogs seem to get the most attention in worldwide.

Modern care and grooming pet products

Caring for pets requires time and energy on the part of the caregiver.  In today's busy world, time is a commodity in shorter supply than it was.  There are a great deal of products available to help reduce the amount of time required for care.  

There are automatic feeding and watering products that mean your animal can get water and food whenever they want it and don't have to depend on you being there to attend to it.  Because they dehydrate more quickly than individuals having water readily available for cats and dogs is important.  

Pet feeders not only reduce the chore of being there to provide meals for your pets, but include the ease of time food releases for animals that may be subject to dietary requirements.  Since bend over to get the food and the pet doesn't have to strain your pet's digestion can be aided by using an pet feeder.  Feeding products and watering are useful for those who take their pets with them at work or on the move, and include feedbags and drinking pouches for cats and dogs.

The need to groom your pet depends a lot on your living environment, and if (or how much) your pet is an indoor or outdoor pet.  Grooming is crucial to eliminate fleas and other parasites and to keep the animal's coat healthy, and could be a daily, weekly or activity.  It is also important to keep dander.  
Grooming products for pets include products for bathing, nail clipping , dental hygiene, jacket maintenance and beauty.  There's a huge range of face washes shampoos, and deodorisers and skincare products in addition to styling tools and bows and ribbons for beautification.  Tools you may require could incorporate heated blower-dryer, a table, combs, rakes and brushes; in addition to nail clippers and files. Of course your dog will like his nice modern dog bed more but grooming tools are a necessity.

Luxury dog products

There is an ever-growing amount of luxury dog products now available. This is due to the ever increasing want of pet owners to splurge on their pets. So products which are considered necessary are coming into competition with products which aren't, but which would be more considered luxury. This growing trend not only includes products made of high quality materials and production, but those with stylish designs that people often want to enhance the look of the room rather than be an eyesore. The main items seen lately are designer and unique dog bowls and beds and luxury dog houses. There is also a growing interested the area of luxury cat products, though it is not quite as in demand as luxury dog products.

Accommodation and transport pet products

We have a need to accommodate our pets, as we cram ourselves into smaller and smaller living spaces.  There's a huge range of cushion, mat and bedding products for cats and dogs, as well as cages and aquariums for birds and fish.   Small 'housing' products such as outdoor and indoor kennels and tents and bags come in many different styles and sizes to suit all kinds of environments.   While may benefit, can benefit from pet heating pads.

There are a high number including car seats cages as a large proportion of pet owners like to travel with their pets in cars or on bikes.  Some car seats double as a traveling bag as a mattress for a night's sleep or to carry your pet's travel needs.  For the cyclist, there is a range of pet bike baskets available with different safety and security features.

One of the reasons that pets help foster better health is a result of the time we spend walking, running or playing together.   Leads you can belt around your waist give you 'hands on' control of your dog while you walk or jog.   If your pet is small or has a disability, you can find a stroller or carry or a pocket pouch to walk your pet.

Safe and secure enclosures may keep pets while giving an outdoor experience to them.  Cat fences or safety pet fences are wire mesh enclosures that can be utilised on balconies or in backyards to keep you pet safe while giving tem the ability.  Portable pens, many of which may be coupled together to enclose a larger area, are ideal for blocking off an entrance or containing a pet inside.

Safety pet toys and products

There are occasions when humans and pets need to be kept safe and neighbourhood.  These may include life preservers to use in pools that are shimming and at beaches, in addition to steps and muzzles and security restraints.  The elderly pet may require a brace that acts as a service crutch or slings or special pet stairs.
I hope this short guide has shed some light on the multitude of modern pet products available on the market these days.
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