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    Pet Accessories: The Essentials

    Articlepet advice guidesTuesday 27 November 2012
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    There are many pet accessories you can buy that enrich yourpets’ life and make pet ownership easier for you. Things such as dog beds or adog harness are essential pet accessories whereas things such as dog clothesare fun. Read on to find out more about essential pet accessories.

     

     

     

    Pet Accessories –What You Need

     

     

    • For dogs, one of the best pet accessories you can buy is a dog harness. A dog harness serves a similar purpose to a collar and lead but it is much more comfortable for the dog and a dog harness is also much more secure and safe than a collar as the dog is much less likely to wriggle out of it.

     

    • Dog beds are also very important pet accessories for a number of reasons. Dogs like to have a den which they consider safe and their own and dog beds give them this opportunity. Not only do dog beds give the animals somewhere nice to sleep, it also means that they are less likely to sleep elsewhere such as on the sofa or on your bed. One of the easiest ways to encourage dogs to use dog beds is to put a blanket or a shirt that smells of you. There a many different types and styles of dog beds for sale to suit a wide range of dogs.

     

    • There are various other pet accessories available for dogs such as squeaky toys, balls and even dog clothes. Dog clothes are hardly essential pet accessories but they are no doubt fun and a lot of people spend money on dog clothes. Things such as coats for some dogs however are essential dog clothes, breeds such as greyhounds and whippets may struggle to stay warm in the cold weather and certain dog clothes help to keep the dog happy.

     

    • There are also plenty of cat accessories for sale that can make owning a cat much easier and happier. Cat beds are exactly the same as dog beds and they provide the cat with somewhere safe and comfortable to sleep. Cats are less fussy about where they sleep but a cat bed is still a very good cat accessory.

     

    • Cats love to scratch to mark their territory and to keep their claws in good condition. Scratching posts are very useful cat accessories because they give the cat somewhere to engage in its natural behaviour and at the same time they save your furniture and your carpets.

     

    • Collars are also very useful cat accessories as they show that the cat is owned by someone and you can use them to hand identifying tags on them. There are pet accessories available for lots of different animals.

     

    • Pet accessories such as special treats are availablefor all sorts of animals and these pet accessories are very good to use whentraining your animal. It is also possible to get pet accessories for sale such as timedfeeders that contain food which is released at a set time. These petaccessories allow dog and cat owners in particular to feed their pet when theyknow they won’t be home.
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