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Bestselling Dog Products and Accessories

By Rebecca Turner - download her Sheltie Anthology today


A look at the bestselling dog products for Shelties and small dog breeds in 2018, including grooming tools, leashes and dog beds.

The Genius of Slow Feed Dog Bowls

Slow Dog Feed Bowls

If your Sheltie eats too fast, a regular dog food bowl is not the best way to feed him. Check out these genius slow feed dog bowls that make it physically impossible for Mr Gobble Guts to vacuum up the lot in 30 seconds. It'll relieve bloating and hiccups, while making him feel fuller and more satisfied after a meal.


The Furminator Deshedding Tool Review

Furminator Deshedding Tool Review

Your Sheltie has a long-haired double coat which requires frequent grooming every 1-2 weeks. The undercoat especially can become a dense mass of tangles and dead fur that ends up distributed all around your house, furniture and clothes. We've found one of the best solutions is the Furminator deshedding tool, a patented brush that quickly strips away the undercoat without damaging the topcoat. Read our complete Furminator review and watch a video demo to see how effective it is.


What is The Best Dog Food?

What is The Best Dog Food?

What is the best dog food to give to your pet Sheltie? Is it safe enough to give him kibble only or should you be giving fresh foods as well? And what about dog food scams - should you be worried? This article examines the truth about cheap dog food and what essential nutrients you need to get into your Sheltie's diet for good health and longevity.


What is The Best Dog Bed for Small Dogs?

What is The Best Dog Bed for Small Dogs?

What is the best dog bed for small dogs? Do they need warmth? Comfort? Security? Ventilation? The ideal bed will have your Sheltie off the human bed and loving his own little bit of snuggly happiness.


What is The Best Dog Leash?

What is The Best Dog Leash?

What is the best leash for your dog: the standard leash, the retractable leash, or the halter leash? Take a look at the variables, including the level of training your dog already has and how much he pulls on the leash. This article includes some good tips on dog training and obedience too.


Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

After spending more than $700 on vet bills during the first year of having two Shelties, I had to wonder: is pet insurance worth it? It certainly appears so at face value, but after digging a little deeper I found some surprising results. This article compares the pros and cons of pet insurance, plus the fictional case of Lucky the dog and the cost of a lifetime of vet bills.

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Author Bio

Rebecca Turner is a writer studying for a BSc in Zoology at Massey University. She's taken care of Shelties for 10 years and written 100+ articles about the breed. Rebecca has a passion for animal biology and evolution which she writes about on her websites Sheltie Planet and Science Me. Visit Rebecca on LinkedIn or download her complete guide to Shetland Sheepdogs: The Sheltie Anthology.