If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’d know that I love my pet water fountains. They take another thing off the to-do list and I can rest assured that my pets have healthy, free flowing water when they need it.
Today, I’ll be reviewing the Drinkwell 360 in a more in-depth review (since it’s such a popular one and many people have asked me about it). If you already know about this particular fountain and would rather read my full guide, then check out this post on the best available cat water fountains. If you’re still intrigued by what the Drinkwell has to offer, carry on consuming the review below!
The Drinkwell Brand
Did you know that wild animals think moving water is much cleaner and fresher than still water? This is because the movement of the water prevents bacteria from growing in it.
This is the logic that led to the creation of the Drinkwell brand of pet drinking fountains. Designed with an activated carbon filter for tasteless and odorless water, their pet fountains help pets get the hydration that they need.
In 2009, the PetSafe brand acquired Drinkwell Pet Fountains. They joined a group of companies dedicated to providing the best products for pets.
While we humans are made up of about 60% water, our pets are 80% water. That’s why it’s important to keep them hydrated and get them the proper amount of water every day. The stainless steel fountain can hold enough water to keep your pets hydrated. And with the constantly moving water going through an activated-carbon filter, your pets will get to enjoy fresh clean water.
Whether you have one pet in the home or more than a handful, the Drinkwell 360 Pet Fountain may just be what you need. With a 128oz. capacity, this pet drinking fountain can hold enough water for your pets, no matter what size they are.
It also encourages your pets to drink more with its changeable free-falling streams. You can choose between 1 to 5 streams depending on how many pets you have. The 360 design works for multiple pet households. You can also adjust the flow of the water to what would best suit your pets.
This pet fountain is made of stainless steel so you can trust that it’s hygienic for your pets. It is also dishwasher safe (except for the pump), so you can pop it into the dishwasher to clean it.
If you’re worried about the sound of steadily flowing water, then worry not. This fountain’s pump is designed to be submersible to reduce the sound of the water for quiet operation.
Your pets are also guaranteed to have clean water. Because aside from the oxygen added by the constant movement of water, a filter also catches any debris that could get mixed into the water.
To review, the Drinkwell 360 Pet Fountain has the following features:
128oz. capacity for pets of all sizes and numbers
Changeable spouts to adjust the number of streams
360 design for multiple pet access
Adjustable water flow
Made from dishwasher safe hygienic stainless steel
Noiseless pump operation
Includes filters good for a 2-4 week operation
Oxygenated and filtered water for clean and healthy water
With a gallon capacity, this pet fountain uses a filter and fountain system to provide your pets with oxygenated and clean water. It has several customizable settings that you can change depending on your needs.
Just add water as needed, and it’s ready to use. It is dishwasher safe so you can clean it every few days. The filter may need maintenance cleaning every few weeks.
Why It’s So Popular:
– Continually aerated water
– Great for cats and small to medium dogs
– Relatively quiet water flow
– Dishwasher safe
– Filters water for hair and debris
– 1 gallon capacity
– 360 design means pets can drink from any angle
– Easy to use
Keep In Mind:
– Larger pets may have trouble drinking from the fountain
– Fast build up of dirt
– Not as quiet as advertised
– Needs constant cleaning for it to run well
In general, this product is great for your multi-pet homes especially if your schedule does not allow you to clean and replace your pet’s water every day. With its easy to clean design and filtering system, this pet fountain is sure to be a gift to both you and your pets.
General Customer Impression of Drinkwell 360 Pet Fountain
Many customers who use the Drinkwell 360 Pet Fountain can attest to its effectiveness. Its design is great for multiple pets to drink water from, and its fountain attracts their pets to drink for it.
Some pet owners noticed that the sound scares their pets away, and that it required thorough cleaning at regular intervals for it to work well. Some users also reported that the product rusted after a few months. Aside from those problems, other users sing praises of this pet fountain.
Lynda and her cats love the Drinkwell 360 Pet Fountain. While it took a while for her younger cat to drink from the fountain, it soon took to it and has been drinking from it ever since. For a reasonable price, they got this pet fountain and assembled it at their home with ease. While Lynda says that the product has to be cleaned every two days, she also adds that it is very easy to clean.
Joseph thinks that this product is a must-have for all pet owners. All of their dogs use this pet fountain all the time and love it. He also mentions that it could be set up and cleaned easily.
Shane’s pets love this product as well. Their cats used to insist to drink from the faucets, but after buying this product, they have stopped and drink from it.
Colleen believes that this product is worth buying. She loves that it is easy to assemble and clean. Her cats love using the pet fountain as well.
A lot of happy pet owners suggest availing of the Drinkwell 360 Pet Fountain to fellow pet lovers. This is because they have good experiences with the product, especially those who had a lot of trouble having their pets drink from a stagnant water bowl. The product’s design is great for multi-pet homes and works for pets of all shapes and size. With this drinking fountain, you can be sure that your pets are getting the proper hydration that they need.
As an established writer in the Pet industry for the last 7 years and building a career at a couple of reputable Californian vets, Leigh has written countless pet articles to contribute to the industry's wealth of knowledge. She is dedicated to helping readers and enjoys nothing more than exploring the outdoors with her children and pets. Find out more.