10 MUST HAVE DOG PRODUCTS FOR A DOG OWNER
When it comes to your canine friend, finding appropriate products becomes a priority as well as a problem. To solve this issue we have brought a list of 10 must have dog products.
But remember Dogs have their preferences over many things, so sometimes the type of products you should use varies according to affordability and how much comfort one wants to give to their dog.
The Top 10 Must Have Dog Products :
1. Dog’s Bed and Blanket
The first must have dog product is a Dog’s Bed & Blanket. While selecting bed for your dog, one thing to be kept in mind is your canine’s weight and do measure size from nose to tail, as this information will come in handy when you go shopping for Dog bed and blanket. Also keep in mind the fabric of the bed because it may be uncomfortable for your four legged friend.
2. Dog Bowls (Food and Water)
One of the must have dog products is a Dog Bowl. You should always keep 2 bowls to feed food and water separately. You can opt for either metal or wooden bowl. But metal bowl are more durable than wooden bowl . Also remember to clean the bowls regularly.
3. Harness or Leash
Leash or Harness is a must have dog product. It is used for taking your friend for a walk. Leash and collar comes in variety of forms ranging from Flat and rolled collar, Choke chains, Break away collar, Leather and Fabric Leashes, chain leash and many more. If you want a collar for everyday use, you can go for Break away collar.
4. Lint Roller
Lint roller is another must have dog product. It will become your friend when you own a dog, because it will help you to deal with dog’s hair from your clothes, carpet, and upholstery. You will also need cleaning liquid and wipes.
Here is a video on How To Clean Pet Hair Using a Lint Roller :
5. Chew bones or Chew Toys
The next on the list are Chew bones. It helps dogs to satiate their urge to chew and provide relief from teething pain.
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6. First aid Handy kit
Like a First Aid Kit is must for everyone to keep at home, similarly a Dog First Aid Kit is must for your friend. Things that should be included in a Dog First Aid Kit are :
- Rectal thermometer
- Sterile gauze dressings
- Self-adhesive bandage
- Antiseptic skin wash(Dettol or Savlon)
- Hydrogen peroxide(H2O2)
- Sterile gauze pads
- Liquid Betadine and Betadine ointment
- Ear buds
- Pain killers (Recommended by the pets vet only)
7. Tick collar ,Tick Spray and Tick Powder
It’s extremely important for your dog to stay away from infected fleas/ticks. So in order to protect your dog, you must use a tick spray, tick powder and a tick collar.
How to use them:
- After your dog has taken a bath, just pat-dry him using a towel. Don’t completely dry him. Then just apply the tick spray on him and simply mix it into his hair using your hands gently.
- When your pet is all dried up, simply sprinkle some tick powder on your dog and massage it well.
- Lastly, just make him wear the tick collar. Tick collar will simply protect your pet from infected and toxic fleas, ticks and lice which your dog might get from the contact of other pets. The shelf life of this collar is up to 8 months.
8. Anti- Tick Spray & Medicated Shampoo
It’s very important to have a good Anti-tick shampoo because when you give a bath to your dog that does not ensure overall cleanliness of dog. So always include Anti-tick shampoo in your Dog’s bathing routine. You can also go for an Anti-Tick spray.
9. Brush/Comb and Towel
Selection of Brush and towel depends upon the thickness of dog’s hair. So try to choose large bristles comb.
10. Healthy Food and Treats
The last product in the must have dog products list is Healthy food that also suits your cute friend. It is very important to remember that dogs also have different taste for foods. So to appreciate your dog, you can also feed something more delicious but only for special occasion not regularly.
So these are 10 must haves for a dog owner, according to us. Do you know some more things that a dog owner must have? Or do you have any query regarding any of the product listed above? Let us know by commenting below & we will surely get back to you.