A dog bowl is a dog bowl, right? Well, the reality is that dog bowls are as different as the dogs who eat from them, and many dogs will prefer to use a bowl other than a generic plastic bowl you’ve had forever. Other dogs need specific bowls owing to their breed or size. A small dog with a flat nose, like a Pug, might struggle to get into a bowl that isn’t raised off the ground and tilted toward them. Of course dog food is a little smelly and has a tendency to leave stains so you should also be willing to spend a little more if you want a dog bowl that is going to last. And then there’s the fact that some dog bowls encourage spilling and mess – leaving dog food all over the kitchen.
With all of that said, what makes a good dog bowl? We think stainless steel is a great start. Stainless steel is a durable material that won’t transfer a taste to the food or water, and many dogs and owners like stainless steel. On this page, we’ve researched and reviewed some of the best stainless steel dog bowls to choose from. They’re organized by dog size, which we usually determine by