amyshappycritters

Amy's Happy Critters Presents

Indianapolis, Indiana · 12 Sales

amyshappycritters

Amy's Happy Critters Presents

Indianapolis, Indiana 12 Sales On Etsy since 2012

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Amy DeFelice

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Amy DeFelice

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Anonymous on Aug 24, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

I am absolutely delighted with the custom feeder we ordered for our dog Rio. n nThank you Amy!!!

Anonymous on May 8, 2012

5 out of 5 stars

Very beautiful dog bowl, my dogs love it and it's very well made!

Shop policies

Last updated on May 9, 2012
I've been a pet sitter for more than 10 years. I love animals!

My raised pet feeders are a family collaboration. My sister does the designs, I use my dad and brother machine shop equipment and resources to create them and send them to you. I believe your pets deserve the very best!

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Payment
Payment through PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account to use, just any credit or debit card.
Shipping
Custom products take two to three weeks to create. I ship either UPS or USPS. A tracking number will be provided.
Refunds and Exchanges
Items damaged or lost during shipping can be replaced. Because your item is custom made I cannot accept returns.
Additional policies and FAQs
Feeders are made of 11 gauge, sheet steel; that means it's about 0.135" thick. Your custom design begins as a computer file that's cut on a plasma cutter. A plasma cutter is basically a large plotter with a torch tip that cuts through sheet metal. The flat piece is then bent on a press break, a large machine for bending sheet metal. The last step is powder coating.

Properly prepared powder coating is far superior to any type of paint and is the next best thing to stainless steel. Stainless steel does not rust.

Our powder coater first thoroughly sandblasts the piece to remove any and all surface rust. The piece is then sprayed with color in a powder form. It's then heated in a large oven to over 500º F. At that heat the powder coating becomes a liquid and melts together to form a single, impenetrable surface covering that is 2-3 mils thick (very thick! much thicker than paint!). Once it cools down you have a brightly colored, shiny, smooth, UV resistant, hard as nails surface. The melting makes it strong, eliminating any gaps, cracks, or uncoated areas for water to reach the metal surface.

If you ever see rusting on a powder coated piece that's because the piece wasn't properly prepared. If it's not thoroughly sandblasted before coating, rust that was already beginning to develop on the surface will continue to grow underneath the powder coat and spread, rusting the piece from the inside out. Because our pieces are thoroughly sandblasted before hand this won't happen. Even if the powder coat is scratched or nicked down to the metal (which is very hard to do) rust will only develop in that area and cannot spread.