Do you think a dog bowl is just a dog bowl? No, all are not equal. Different dog bowls offer different features, just like dog food offers different nutrition elements. While making sure you select the best food for your dog is a major decision as a pet owner, so is selecting the best dog bowl for their food and water. Your dog drinks and eat regularly and if you think about it, your dog bowl is an important part of its nutritional health hence try to pick the right dog bowl type for comfy feeding. Therefore, when buying a dog bowl, I like to consider a few things. Does my dog need an elevated bowl, a bowl with a non-slip mat, or perhaps a slow feeder bowl?
Nation’s Favourite 7 dog bowls:-
#1 – Mason Cash Non-Tip Lettered Dog Bowl
A classic! Mason Cash is renowned for its range of kitchenware but has been producing pet bowls since the 1940s. Country cottage style, these delightful dog bowls are made from hard-wearing stoneware making them bite-resistant. They are also fridge, freezer, and dishwasher safe for ease of use. Less prone to chipping due to thick sides. The shape of this bowl makes it less likely to tip over. We’ve had plenty of stoneware bowls for our dogs in the past and like them very much – if you have hard floors consider putting them on a nonslip mat at feeding time.
#2 – Dogit Go-Slow Pet Feeder dog bowl
The Dogit go slow bowl is an ideal solution for dogs who eat and drink too quickly. Undoubtedly, the mat or your room will not be in a mess when feeding your dog as the non-skid design at the bottom, stop the food bowl from moving around. Does your dog overeat? The thought of your dog having excess gas in the stomach is heartbreaking. Get the Dogit bowl with its maze design it regulates eating. It promotes healthy slow eating and prevents obesity. It is a nice diet bowl for weighty dogs. It is easy to use and dishwasher safe. It is great for wet and dry food for your dog and prevents choking due to slow eating. The colour of the bowl is attractive and will arouse your pet’s attention and appetite to want to eat.
#3 – Ellie-Bo Crate Dog Bowl, Removable Stainless Steel Dog Bowl with Plastic Puppy Feeder (Food & Water Bowl)
Not your standard dog feeding bowl, but we added this one to our list to highlight the range of feeding bowls available for all different purposes. This bowl is suited for dog crates which are particularly used when owners have a new puppy.
A 2-part design, the plastic outer secures to the crate, while the inner stainless steel part is removable, therefore making for convenient use. It is not limiting as it comes in small, medium, and large sizes, to suit any dog size. Additionally, the diameter of the inner bowl stands at 150mm. However, we think it is worth highlighting this handy dish which will prevent spilled water and food in the crate – it comes highly rated by other owners too (4.4* Amazon reviews).
#4 – AmazonBasics Pet Stainless Steel bowl
Stainless steel bowls are dishwasher safe and easy to clean. The rubber on the bottom effectively reduces noise and skidding when your pet is eating and protects the floor from scratches. It has a practical and economic advantage over other bowls as it has 2pcs of the stainless bowl and each bowl 900 grams. This feeder bowl can stimulate your pets’ appetite for more healthy growth. The stainless steel material is safe, rust-resistant hence your dog food is safe. Perfect for dry kibble, wet food, treats, or water.
#5 – Classic Pet Double Elevated Bowl Feeder Stand
This is a unique elevated feeding station designed for aging dogs or long-legged dogs who might have trouble bending to eat from the floor bowls. It makes mealtime more comfortable as your pet does not have to strain their neck to eat their food. It has a strong base that keeps it stationed in one place while your pets eat. High quality, rustproof stainless steel bowls. The expert believes that elevated feeding is healthier for dogs, possibly preventing a gastrointestinal problem and promotes digestive health, and reduce stress on the pet.
#6 – Fold Up Travel dog bowl
Are you going for hiking, a car ride, a trip to the park, vacations and want to bring food and water for your dog? Fold-up travel bowls are a great way to feed your dog. The bowl sets are made of high quality, flexible food-grade silicone which is easy to clean and safe. Importantly, the material is non-toxic,100% lead-free, odorless, and BPA free. The pet bowl is perfect for hiking, traveling, or just about any outdoor activity. It is easy to carry and foldable for movement. The pet bowls are suitable for small, medium, or large breeds as they can come in 3 capacities depending on your dog size.
#7 – Automatic dog bowls
Automatic dog bowls are standard dog bowls mostly plastic attached to a container or reservoir. Many are design to keep your dog bowl full as long as there is food or water in the storage compartment. You can get a programmed dog bowl to regulate your dog eating and a non-programmed automatic bowl to facilitate constant water taking of your dog. These can be ideal for dog owners who work long hours and your feeder is tamper-proof so that your dog does not feel neglected and left alone. The only con is your dog might break it if it is not satisfied with the food volume. The programmed feeder is easy to operate. Dispenses up to 12 meals with a total capacity of 5678ml, one can program it to give 4 selected meal times per day to avoid overfeeding. You can preset time and food intake for your dog. It can record your voice and play thrice automatically to remind it to eat making it feel like you are home. The food hopper holds 5.7L of dry food and can satisfy all kinds of pet hence can be used as a storage compartment. It has a removable food tray, easy to clean, and is battery operated.
Always wondered what kind of dog bowl is best for your dog? Now the question has been answered with the fabulous dog bowl blog above. After much testing and research, we put a variety of bowls to choose from, plastic bowls, stainless steel bowls, attractive and decorated ceramic bowls, elevated, automatic, and travel bowls, all designed to be long-lasting and suitable for a variety of different pet and dog breeds. You are now spoilt for choice and can buy several.
‘Last updated January 2nd 2021’