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Best Dog Bowls for German Shepherds

Best Food & Water Bowls for Your German Shepherds

Are you looking for the best dog bowl for your German Shepherd puppy? If yes, then we will give you the complete information regarding dog bowls. Finding the perfect bowl for your German Shepherd becomes easy once you decide on the aesthetics and function your puppy needs. The very first thing to consider is its size. German Shepherds are large, so they require adequate water and a sizeable food bowl. After all, it is important to be assured that your furry companion is eating right and enjoying a complete meal while not making a mess.

Good Quality Bowls for Your German Shepherd Puppy.

Slopper Stopper
  • For Small & Mammoth Breed Dogs 131-200+ Lbs
  • Bowl Diameter is 9.84”, Holds 1 Gallon of Water
  • Stainless Steel Bowl and Lid
  • Comes with Bowl, Lid, Gasket, FingerValve, Pressure Plug
  • Read Product Description below to get correct size and for full information
  • Are you tired of all the water trails to all parts of your house? The Slopper Stopper

Dripless Water Bowl was designed to eliminate the constant mess dogs and cats make at their water bowl. The ingenious patented design helps eliminate the mess by over 85% or more, helps reduce accidental Slips and Falls from Wet Floors, Lid Design Keeps Ears Beard Feet and Snout Dry, Slower Drinking Means No More Choking On Water While Drinking, and its a great Travel Bowl.


  • 85% reduction in clean up time for messes.
  • These bowls hold a lot of water.

Coldest Bowl

Small Stainless Steel Non Slip Dog Bowls, Cats, Pet Feeding for Food or Water 42 oz


  • This bowl has many different sizes that are available. This bowl is excellent for puppies and larger adult German shepherds.
  • Comes in a variety of colors.
  • Non-skid bottom
  • Insulated Stainless Steel.
PETKIT Dog Water Fountain Stainless Steel, Ultra-Quiet Pet Water Fountain
  • High Quality:304 stainless steel water bowl and filter tray which make it more durable. 46oz/1.35L
  • Silent: PETKIT Gen. 2.0 Sleep Level Silent Water Pump reduces up to 25% of noise (less than 30dB).
  • Pure: Fur-proof mesh screen, activated carbon filter and ion exchange resin to purify the water.
  • Smart: The pump will shut off automatically, while the water storage level is too low.
  • Secure:Powered with USB cable (5V adapter is required and adapter not included) Back-up battery solution (batteries not included) allows a 7-day independent power supply in case of power outage.
Pet Water Fountain, Large Cat Water Fountains, Whisper Quiet 3L/101oz Kitty Dog Animal Water Fountain, Automatic Cat Water Dispenser with LED Light, Coconut Shell Activated Carbon Filter.


  • Whisper Quiet Water Fountain
  • Fountain with Dual Filtration System
  • 3L Large Capacity Pet Fountain
  • This pet fountain has 2 modes: flower waterfall and gentle fountain - each mode meets the needs of various pets. The free-falling stream and bright color attract pets to drink more water! The circulation system helps provide healthy and hygienic water for your beloved pets all day!
  • The LED light will change from blue to red when the water is less than 650ml, which reminds you to refill the water fountain. Built-in switch on the power cord allows you to turn on/off the light at any time.
Outward Hound Fun Feeder Dog Bowl

This bowl has a round design that seems like a puzzle in the center. It is a perfect bowl for German shepherds that usually eat fast.


  • Available in five various colors, all with its individual puzzle pattern.
  • Non-slip bottom to lessen sliding and spills.
  • Slows fast eaters.
  • 3 different sizes.
  • phthalate, PVC, and BPA Free.

Factors to consider while purchasing a bowl for your German Shepherd

Generally, the capacity of dog bowls is to hold a minimum of two cups of water and dry food. However, for German Shepherd Puppies, there is no need for large size bowls. Always remember this: to maintain proper health of your pet, it is essential to feed in an accurate ratio.  Always maintain a waistline in your dog.  Obesity kills.

There are some other tips to make sure that you choose the right kind of bowl for your German Shepherd. These are:

  • You must choose a durable bowl preferably made of stainless steel.
  • A tip-proof bowl.
  • It is better to purchase separate bowls for water and food instead of using the same bowl.
  • Bowls that prohibit them from eating too fast.

Some other bowls that seem to be perfect for large dogs involve bowls without a smooth basin. It will prohibit your dog from eating too quickly, which is a common feature of many dogs big and small. This type of bowl doesn’t allow dogs and puppies to take large gulps quickly.

Automatic feeders take the guessing game out of measuring the correct quantity of food.  It administers a very small amount of food during particular times of the day. Automatic feeders are not just ideal for busy pet owners. They are excellent tools to  use for dogs who have become overweight and need to maintain a strict diet with the correct portion of food.

There are some more tips that you should always remember:

  • All canines require both water and food bowls.
  • Research properly about the bowls and choose the one that is beneficial for your German Shepherd Dog.
  • Consider the various different features that will make it unique.

German Shepherd Dogs which have big snouts also require specific kinds of water and food bowls. If you are the owner of a German Shepherd, always take care of the few things which are listed below:

  • Always choose a bowl that is deep enough to ensure that the dog's mouth has sufficient space to eat the food.

Choose a bowl that is dishwasher safe and simple to keep clean and keep bacteria and germs at bay.

No spill and non slip bowls should always be mandatory in your search for the perfect bowl.

Selecting the Bowl That's Right For Your Dog

As you have noticed, there are a number of options available when it comes to choosing the accurate size of bowl. Besides the size, it is important to check the material, the unique functions it provides, and the overall bowl design. It must have some unique factors so that these bowls can be helpful in feeding the German Shepherds the right way.

Contact North Mountain Kennels to provide you with the best German Shepherd puppies at the best prices. We train each and every one of them specialized training for each and every individual.  Focusing on the individual needs and never taking a cookie cutter approach.

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