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Why should my pet use an elevated bowl?

What are elevated bowls?

An elevated pet feeder is a water or food bowl that is raised several inches off the ground. This allows dogs and cats to eat and drink without bending over to floor level, which may be uncomfortable for some pets. Elevated feeders come in all shapes, sizes and fit many home decor styles. They are suitable for dogs and cats of all sizes. Some are sold as single raised pet bowls that sit inside a pedestal or stand, but there are also double elevated feeders that sit on a platform.

What are the benefits for my dog?

Pet Junkie Santa Fe Elevated Dog Bowl

Elevated dog bowls can make eating and drinking more comfortable for your dog, since they will not need to bend over as much to reach the bowl. It may also help slow down eating for dogs who are speed eaters. Using a raised dog feeder also puts less strain on the dog's neck. This can be especially helpful for large dogs, injured dogs or older dogs with arthritis, joint pain, or mobility issues. Please consult with your veterinarian regarding specific issues.

Another benefit is an elevated bowl can be more difficult for your dog to tip over or push across the room. Pet Junkie's elevated dog bowls are all designed with no-slide, no-tip in mind. Both the Summit and Santa Fe bowls are crafted out of a solid cast resin material, have a wide base and include bottom pads to help avoid slipping and scratching. The heavy material and sturdy base make pushing, moving or tipping difficult for your dog.

 

What are the benefits for my cat?

Pet Junkie Summit Elevated Cat Bowl

Cats may also benefit from eating or drinking from an elevated bowl. Much like dogs, elevated cat feeders can make eating and drinking more comfortable for your cat, since they will not need to bend over as far to reach their meal. This can be especially helpful for injured or senior cats who have trouble bending over or prefer to eat or drink at a raised level. Please consult with your veterinarian regarding specific issues.

For cats who like to play with their dishes, an elevated bowl may be a good option because they are difficult to tip or slide across the floor. The pedestal-style bowls made by Pet Junkie are designed with a wide base and crafted with solid sturdy materials, which make pushing, moving or tipping difficult for your cat.

What are the benefits for me?

As a pet owner, you can benefit from an elevated pet bowl because its a breeze to clean! You'll save so much time not cleaning up after your pet who likes to swim or dig in their food bowl, plus all of our bowl stands come with a removable, stainless steel inner bowl that is dishwasher-safe and rust-resistant.

Your pet's bowl doesn't have to be an eyesore in your home or detract from your decor. Elevated pet bowls can be stylish and functional at the same time:

For an elegant, timeless look, the Pet Junkie classic Summit chalice-style may be fit for your king or queen of a pet. This single raised pet bowl is a designer chalice style bowl that is great for small, medium and large dog breeds or cats.

If you prefer something more modern or contemporary, consider the designer Santa Fe feeder from Pet Junkie. It's a unique alternative to many of the pet feeders and bowl stands on the market today and comes in two sizes for small, medium and large dog breeds or cats.

Is that all?

For now. We hope this helps you understand how both you and your pet may benefit from an elevated bowl. Have you purchased a Pet Junkie elevated bowl? We would love to hear about your experience. Leave a comment or drop us a line.

Pet Junkie is dedicated to creating good bowls for good pets. Keep an eye on this space as we'll be announcing new products soon!


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