must haves for dog owners

Murdoch's Top 10 Must-Haves for Dog Owners

We know that your dogs are so much more than just pets. Some are workers, protectors, guides, or therapists. Some hold us accountable to a routine, serve as our personal trainers or alarm clock, and help us get outside and make new friends. Most of them are companions, a constant source of pride, joy, loyalty and love. They’re an invaluable part of your family.

Regardless of the role your dog plays in your life, we believe that dogs help make our lives better. That’s why we’re proud to carry a wide variety of food and supplies to help you keep them happy and healthy at any stage in their lives.

Check out Murdoch’s Top 10 Must-Haves to help ensure your dog is happy and healthy.

#10 – Heated 1 Qt Pet Bowl

Now you can keep your dog’s water from freezing in the winter with a 1-qt capacity heated water bowl. It features a 25-watt heater built in which is thermostatically controlled to work automatically. Its long power cord has a metal cord protector to deter chewing.

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#9 – Great Crate Double Door Wire Dog Crate

Perfect for home, training, and travel, this multi-functional wire pet crate is designed with your pet’s safety in mind. Secure latches won’t jiggle loose when in downward locked position. Rounded corners on all panels help ensure safety for you and your dog. Popular suitcase style crate sets-up in seconds and folds-down for storage. This crate also includes a divider panel, a removable, easy-to-clean plastic tray, and a removable plastic carrying handle.

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#8 – Hip & Joint Peanut Butter Biscuit Dog Treats

Treats with benefits! Sure to be a hit with your dog, these peanut butter flavored Nutri Vet Hip and Joint wafers with glucosamine are formulated by veterinarians for large dogs to help support joint function, mobility and reduce stress, strain and shock to joints.

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#7 – Tennis Ball Dog Toy

A tennis ball is the most affordable toy to satisfy your dog’s instinct to chase and play. Our very own industrial strength tennis balls are extra-durable to hold up against outdoor and water use and, of course, the roughest play dogs can dish out. Check out our three varied sizes to match the size of your dog.

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#6 – Chore Coat

A Murdoch’s favorite, Carhartt’s Dog Chore coat makes it a bit easier for man’s best friend to tag along while you do chores this winter. Made from a tough ring-spun cotton duck, this dog jacket has the toughness you’ve come to expect from Carhartt jackets and clothing. A quilted nylon lining seals in warmth, while the hook-and-loop closures allow you to adjust this coat for a perfect fit.

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#5 – Dog Undercoat Rake

Managing a shedding dog’s coat can be quite the nuisance. Conair’s undercoat rake helps you stay on top of shedding by removing loose, excess hair from their undercoat and reduces unwanted hair in your home. This rake is ideal for pets with short to medium length coats and should be used regularly for best results. Plus, the memory grip handle provides a non-slip soft grip that conforms to the shape of your hard, giving you better control and less hand fatigue. Win, win!

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#4 – Dental Care Kit for Dogs

No one likes dog breath. Keep your pup’s teeth, gums, and mouth clean, healthy, and fresh with Vet Worthy’s Dental Care Kit which includes peanut butter flavored toothpaste, one toothbrush, and two soft finger brushes.

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#3 – Stain & Odor Remover

It speaks for itself, right? A reliable stain and odor remover is a must-have for any dog owner when accidents are inevitable. Nature’s Miracle original enzyme-based formula breaks down organic stains on contact. Plus it’s guaranteed to permanently eliminate all organic stains and odors, including food, blood, vomit, feces, grease, dirt, grass, smoke, and perspiration.

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#2 – Nylon Dog Leash with Swivel Snap and Loop

A reliable, durable, and easy-to-use leash is a no brainer for any dog owner looking to train or take their dog on a walk. Be sure to check out Hamilton’s matching collars and harnesses.

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#1 – Canvas Dog Bed

Our very own Canvas Dog Bed is the tough bed you need for your tough pup! This comfortable bed will be your dog’s new favorite resting place, the perfect place to take a nap and rest their muscles and joints. Plus, you can rest easy knowing that this dog bed is made from a durable canvas, making it hard to tear up. Did we mention the canvas is removable? We’re all for easy-to-clean covers so you can manage shedding, mud, or whatever else Fido brings inside.

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