Not only will our copper dog water bowl look great in your home - it also helps keep your pet's water bowl cleaner and free from germs. Made from 100% Copper with antimicrobial effects to reduce slime and kill bacteria.
Ancient civilizations exploited the antimicrobial properties of copper and observed that water contained in copper vessels or transported in copper conveyance systems was of better quality (i.e., no or little visible slime or biofouling formation) than water contained or transported in other materials.
∙ Antimicrobial for Cleaner Water
∙ 8" Diameter x 3.25" Height
∙ 100% Copper
∙ Made in India
Hand wash only with gentle sponge and water. Do not use harsh detergents, or rough sponges as they will damage the bowl.
Can I use this bowl for both food and water?
Yes! The bowl is finished with a food safe lacquer coating. Please discontinue use if the bowl becomes tarnished or there are scratches or any other kind of damage to the lacquer coating.
How can I stop slime in my dog bowl?
Swap your stainless steel, plastic, or ceramic bowl for an oligodynamic copper bowl for a smile free water bowl for your dog. Germs can survive for weeks and even months on stainless steel and plastics, but research suggests that those same germs die very quickly on a copper surface
How does the Copper dog bowl can keep my pet healthier?
Many pet health specialists agree that shared bowls are possible transmission vectors for diseases such as kennel cough, canine Papilloma Virus, Feline Calicivirus, and others. A recent scientific paper has recommended copper be used to help stop the spread of respiratory diseases.
Microbes such as e.coli can survive for weeks on stainless steel dog bowls. However, studies have shown that solid copper destroys over 99.9% of certain bacteria within 2 hours of surface contact. Within six hours of inoculation, 50% of infectious adenovirus particles survived on stainless steel. In the same time frame, a solid copper surface inactivated 99.999% of adenovirus particles.
How should I clean the bowl?
Cleaning is easy with no bacteria hanging around the bowl due to the naturally antimicrobial powers of Copper. Use a gentle sponge to wipe very gently with water and a mild soap. Please do not use any harsh cleaners or detergents or harsh sponges.
Will the Copper dog bowl tarnish?
Copper is a kind of metal which is prone to getting tarnished. In order to protect it from getting tarnished, a food safe lacquer coating is applied.
My bowl has become tarnished what do I do?
Green spots on your bowl, also known as veritgras, is toxic to dogs. Do not use a copper bowl that has tarnished so severely it has green spots