Are you looking for the perfect holiday gift for the pet lovers on your list? (Or for yourself!) We’ve got a whole selection of gifts (with more to come). You’ll find gift guide links to many of the products below; we’re featuring a full write-up on products every day as we approach the holidays. If you don’t see one of your favorites and would like to recommend a product, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Books, Calendars, and Apps
Join Cavalier King Charles Spaniels, Happy and Lady, on their first great adventure in It’s a King’s Life in Carmel-by-the-Sea. For children up to age 7.
SlimDoggy App for iPhone
SlimDoggy is an iPhone App that helps dog owner’s estimate and track their dog’s calorie intake and exercise level so they may achieve and maintain a healthy weight and lifestyle for their dog. This company also has a line of other special gifts.
Price: $2.99 for iPhone app
This book is a straightforward, honest account of the author Peggy Frezon’s efforts to overcome her struggles with weight. She had tried diet after diet but nothing “took” until she discovered a secret weapon to help her deal with her weight issues: her overweight Spaniel named Kelly with weight issues of her own.
Price: $14.95 on Amazon
The awkwardness continues in this annual calendar based on the uber popular website of the same name.
Price: $17.16 for boxed calendar
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Looking for a funny stocking stuffer for the dog lover on your list? This petite book and its feline companion, Cat Confessions: A “Kitty Come Clean” Tell-All Book, pair pet photos with evocative captions (written in the animals’ voices).
Created from military grade ballistic nylon, making them both chew and scratch resistant, these dog beds are as tough as they are stylish!
Price: from $39.99
Leashes, Clothing, and Accessories
These USA-made collars are hand-crafted using vegetable-dyed, English bridle leather. The collars feature non-corrosive brass or nickel ﬁttings anchored to survive even the strongest tugs.
Price: Collars are priced from $24.99 – $64.99 with free shipping!
Just in time for the holidays, 26 Bars & a Band is launching dog apparel for their ever-popular Paul Frank pet accessory collection with hooded sweatshirts feature the iconic Julius and rubberized collars marked by embossed detailing and a soft finish.
Price: Hoodies are priced from $29.95 – $49.95.
Alecia Evans, known to DogTipper readers as the holistic dog trainer and author of our “Ask Alecia” column, is the inventor of this system designed to ergonomically work with your dog. The full humane dog walking and training system features a full video training course.
Price: $52 for system; $23.95 for leash only
Make your own custom dog tag or select from numerous designs, including holiday designs. These colorful, well-made dog tags hold up to rough use and feature smooth edges that won’t irritate your dog’s skin.
Price: $11.99 per tag
Thunder–as well as fireworks, gunshots, and other loud sounds–frightens many, many dogs…including our Irie. When we know a storm is coming up (or if it’s a day for fireworks), we put the Thundershirt on Irie and it has been a huge help in assisting her in dealing with stress.
For Dog Lovers
These 100% cotton, high-quality pillowcases feature hilarious phrases and pictures that tell it exactly like it is. The humans may own the home, but the dog, or the cat(s), rules the roost!
Price: $38 pair
Wondering what to buy your favorite dog lover? A subscription service is a gift that keeps on giving. Bugsy’s Box will send a monthly box of 8 to 10 dog goodies sized specifically for the recipient’s dog!
Price: $29-$102, depending on length of plan
Created with no fragrance or masking agent, OdorXit Magic products remove odors whether they arise from a urine…or a dog who’s had a run in with a skunk.
Price: from $6.95
Larry the Lobster at DogTuff
Looking for a tough toy for one or multiple dogs? Larry will entertain multiple dogs who like to whip their toys and play tug for hours! — it floats! Made with two layers of industrial grade luggage material, one layer of plastic coating, and soft fleece on the outside.
Price: $13.75 (sale price)
Kyjen Gingerbread House Puzzle Plush
More than just a plush toy for your dog to enjoy, this plush is also a puzzle designed to encourage your dog’s natural instinct to hunt and stalk his prey as well as develop his intelligence and problem-solving skills!
One of the biggest topics of 2012 has been the safety of chicken jerky treats; we’re happy to say we wholeheartedly recommend these US-made chicken jerky treats. They’re made using human-grade, Grade A chicken that’s hormone-free, antibiotic-free and USDA inspected. And the dogs love it!