Gifts for Pets: Give Them What they Really Want!
Buying a gift for your furry best friend shouldn’t be any different than shopping for your other loved ones. Keep in mind what they enjoy doing and if they have any special preferences and shop accordingly. Remember, you’re buying the gift for them, not yourself.
As with people, the best gift you can give your pet is something that’s a special indulgence or something that brings them comfort. We think any of these gifts will set tails wagging and elicit purrs aplenty
Piper Roth is staying warm and making spiritsbright in her festive Arf Scarf. These sassy woven knit scarves come in a variety of colors anddesigns. Available in small, medium and large. $8, available at Accents.
Santa will definitely put your petite pooch on the “nice” list when she sits on his lap wearing this adorable Christmas tree sweater by Casual Canine. Prices vary by sizes and start with size XXS. Christmas sweater, $16.99, available at Petopia.
Everything tastes better when it’s served on a pretty dish! These dog bowls by Ethical Products, Inc. are sure to please your pet and complement your decor. Available in a variety of sizes, materials and colors. Dog bowls starting at $9.99, available at Petopia.
During the holidays, there are so many good things to eat! These adorable placemats are just the thing to put under your dog or cat’s food bowl. Made in the USA, it has Microban protection to help prevent the growth of stain causing bacteria, making for a healthier furry friend and easier clean up for you. $3.50, available at Accents.
Your Devine Feline will surely feel as though she’s getting the royal treatment when she dines from this attractive feeding bowl. A removable stainless steel bowl rests inside a weighted ivory and gold container, for less mess during mealtime. $20, available at Accents.
Fashionable dogs love expressing their personal style with a Lupine pet collar—guaranteed for life, even if chewed! Designer collars, leads and step-in harnesses are available in a variety of colors and stylish prints for dogs (and cats!), sizes small to large. For the eco-conscious pet, Lupine even offers a line of products made from recycled plastic bottles. Prices start at $5 and range according to size, available at Pet and Aquatic Warehouse.
Cats love being in small spaces and your kitty will feel so cozy in a new Cat Cuddle Coil by Petstages. It folds flat and is open on one end, creating just the right snuggle spot for your cat. He might not ever want to leave! Available in a wide variety of colors, $29.00. Available at Petopia.
Fill your best friend’s stocking with healthy, all-natural grain-free goodies. Seasonal blends available in Cranberry, Carob-Mint, Pumpkin and more. Pet treats available by special order in 8 ounce and 16 ounce bags $5.95-$9.55 available at Pet and Aquatic Warehouse.
This dog-shaped platter by Mariposa is a shining example of one way you can commemorate your loyal companion and include his image in your home decor. Aluminum platter, $59, available at Farmbasket.
Harry Barker is known for creating toys and accessories for pets that deliver high style and quality. Some of the most popular toys for dogs this season include the rope Tug and Toss and chewing bone—durable enough for even the most enthusiastic chewers! Tug and Toss, $10. Chewing bone, $12.50. Both items are available at Farmbasket.
Your pet has special friends outside of the family that they would like to thank: their pet sitters! Packaged in an attractive keepsake tin, the treats are for those special people who help care for your pets when you’re away. Vanilla fudge by Gardiner’s of Scotland, $12.95, available at Farmbasket.