The Dangerous Slime Lurking in your Pet’s Bowls!
by Little Friends Pet Sitting | Jan 25, 2021
Have you ever felt a slimy substance in your pet’s water bowl and wondered what it was? This dangerous slime lurking in your pet’s water bowl is called biofilm, and it can have harmful effects on your pets. Here’s how you can prevent it!
 
What is Biofilm? 
Biofilm is a collection of organic and inorganic, living and dead materials collected on a surface. It is made up of many different types of bacteria that are bound together. This forms a thick sticky substance that acts as a glue to hold the bacteria together and adhere it to a surface.
This is what produces that slimy invisible substance you feel lurking in your pet’s bowl.
 
Is Biofilm Harmful?