Drinking Fountains for Cats and Dogs
Have you noticed that your cat or dog likes to drink from a tap? Some cats and dogs enjoy drinking from running water. It can be way they ensure its clean and safe to drink. Other animals simply like to play with water. If you want to encourage your cat or dog to drink more, this can be a great way to go. What should you look for in a water fountain?
A big bonus or water fountains for pets is that the water is filtered. Filtered water means it stays clean, keeping even the fussiest of pets happy. It will also keep things like fur out of their water supply. When choosing your drinking fountain, take note of the material. They come in a range of materials and therefore prices. More advanced systems will cost more but are likely to do a better job. Also find out about cleaning the filter. What’s involved and how often does it need to be cleaned?
Water fountain features
There are a lot of pet drinking fountains on the market. Choosing the right one for your pet comes down to what you’re after. A key feature to consider is size. How much water can the fountain hold? How often will you need to refill it? How does the water dispense? Is it a waterfall-style? Does it spurt out of a rotating flower? What about the noise it makes? Is it quiet? Noisy? These are all points to consider.
Water fountain design
While some find the variety of choice confusing, there are benefits. Wide choice means you can usually find an item that will suit your décor! Whether you’re planning on placing your drinking fountain in the kitchen or elsewhere, you are sure to find a style that fits in with your interior. That might be stainless steel, ceramic, square, modern and so on
Cats and dogs need to drink water. They need it to stay hydrated and healthy.
If your pet is reluctant to drink (and you’ve ruled out any health concerns) a drinking fountain can be a great way to make drinking fun and encourage their water intake.