Food & Water Bowls

I prefer stainless steel food and water bowls  since they are easy to clean. Glass is also easy to clean but there is always the chance of it breaking. Plastic, stoneware or ceramic bowls can scratch and the crevices can harbor bacteria.

Basis Pet Made in the USA Stainless Steel Dog Bowl

Basis Pet Made in the USA Stainless Steel Dog Bowl

Foreign-made ceramics can contain high levels of lead that can leach, and plastic, and aluminum bowls can also leach and contaminate bowls.[1]  Wash the food and water bowls regularly to remove the biofilm from saliva that can harbor salmonella in the bowls.[2]

Cleaning dog bowls

https://healthypets.mercola.com/sites/healthypets/archive/2019/02/03/pet-food-and-water-bowls.aspx

Plastic, Stainless Steel, Stoneware, Silicone or Ceramic Bowls? By W. Jean Dodds, DVM on February 17, 2019
The Two Germiest Pet Items in Your Home

[1] Dr. Earl Mindell’s Nutrition And Health For Dogs  Earl Mindell, R.Ph., Ph.D. and Elizabeth Renaghan

[2] DOG Watch  Vol. 16, No. 10  October 2012  The Environment’s Impact on Nutrition