Holiday Gifts for Pet Lovers

While we admit we love shopping for friends and family – who doesn’t enjoy gifting a partner or parent something they’ll really love? We couldn’t help but find extra pleasure in purchasing something so perfect for a squeezable vampire, we’re always looking forward to petting.

Whether you’re browsing for your cat, dog, or anyone else, we’ve rounded up the best gifts any pet owner will appreciate. From nutritional supplements to a GPS tracker to a cooler jacket, these gifts are nothing to bark at.

A recent photo of a pet is almost unbelievable…

Just choose the breed of dog or cat, choose the design, color and size, then add a name. The printout will be generated within three to five business days. Imagine a portrait in a minimalist style – so that there is something more refined for their home. (Prices vary, animalist)

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Custom photo of royal pets

Or a custom photo that will turn their pet into their undoubted property…

All you have to do is send a picture of their dog or cat and choose an outfit. There are 20 options, including a Renaissance royal, Sherlock Holmes, and a Star Wars Jedi. Choose from digital, canvas, or poster options. Absolutely awesome. ($33.22, VanWoof on Etsy)

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Pet Safe Organic Candle

Pet-safe organic tabletop candle…

It will burn for up to 40 hours and is free of pesticides, paraffins, preservatives and oil. What do we really love about these little candles? It is manufactured by a company founded by a woman that uses a blend of coconut and soybean wax. Aka candles are pet friendly. Goodbye life ruff. ($25, accompanying candles)

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slow feeding dog bowl

Pet Dog Name Slow Feeding Bowl…

Eating slowly = better digestion and less bloating. If their pet tends to gobble up their food within seconds, that bowl will essentially force them to take their time. The grooves of each letter make it more difficult to reach the food, so meal time ends up being like a mini game. All you have to do is select the number of letters required and the size you want. ($15+, MinkandMaple on Etsy)

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Toothpicks made from recycled blueberries

Dental treatment sticks so your puppy always gets a fresh breath…

No stinky mouths here. This candy is flavored with blueberries and mint, and uses recycled ingredients (aka blueberries that might otherwise be wasted). It’s also grain, corn, and soy free and contains no artificial flavors. Other ingredients include chia and flax seeds, which are beneficial for keeping their skin and coat healthy. Sustainable shopping done the right way. ($8.99, Rude Pets)

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Pet GPS collar locator

GPS locator for pets so you can keep them safely …

This real-time GPS tracker means they’ll always know where their furry friend is – whether they’ve already disappeared or they’re just wandering in the backyard. Your friend will be able to mark ‘safe areas’, so if his dog or cat burrows a bit further, he’ll be notified. The tracker syncs with the phone app, so they can see everything via their smartphone. The tracker collar is also waterproof, so no matter where their pet goes, they will follow. (Prices vary, Traactive)

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Liquid vitamins to put in pet food

Liquid vitamins formulated by vets and backed by science…

Sprinkle this vitamin-flavored steak and salmon on your pet’s food. It’s packed with healthy ingredients, like vitamin C, mojave yucca (reduces arthritis), and glucosamine HCl (increases joint mobility). It can support hip and joint well-being, a silky and full coat, good heart health, thorough digestion, and improved immune function. Psst… We tried this formula and our dog ate it right away. ($39.26, Dogsnob)

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Cat feeding bowl with drip tray

Cat Feeding Bowl That Doesn’t Make Them Bend…

Because of its height, their cat won’t have to eat at an inconvenient angle. If your friend has a cat, the bowl can be broken off and placed directly on the plate. Big bonus: The bowl itself is shallow, so it won’t bother the bristles. If soiled, the drip tray and rim-proof bowl can be placed directly in the dishwasher. very easy. ($40, Kat Pearson)

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cat water fountain with filter

Cats fountain dispensing clean water…

The flower waterfall will keep their cunning friend busy And moist. Plus the charcoal filter inside will keep everything hygienic, aka no standing water can get fuzzy. The tank is quite large, so a gifted person will not have to constantly monitor his cat’s water bowl. ($22.99 or more, Amazon)

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Pet grooming brush that sheds too

Brush that works through tangled fur…

Large teeth work best on mats, while fine teeth are great for removing scales. The brush head is flexible, so they can reach the crevices around their pet’s legs. Once their grooming time is up, they can run the brush under water to get rid of any fur. ($20.99, Amazon)

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Goody Pet Box

A holiday-themed Goody Box filled with candy and accessories…

over there Multiple boxes to choose from (including for cats), but this is for small sized dogs. They will receive a warm blanket, a festive bandana, a full-size bag of gifts, two cheerful toys, a brochure with a delicious seasonal recipe and a “Happy Holidays” banner for their Insta shoots. The box is a one-time gift, so just choose the box you want and it will be shipped straight to their door. ($24.99, Chewy)

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Wall Mounted Cat Cleaning Brush

Wall-mounted brush…

Their feline friend will want to rub it in right away for a daily massage. Aka there will be fewer interruptions during WFH days. When the brush is full of hair, they can simply remove it from the bracket and wash it with soap and water. ($5.23, Amazon)

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baseball cap

‘Mother of dogs’ hat for the proud mom in your life…

She loves her baby fur more than anything else. Now when you take them for a walk, she will display her nickname. If another dog tries to bark at her precious night – she will defend her like any protective mother. ($25, Fireshop)

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engraved name bandana for pets

A plaid bandana that can be embroidered with the name of their pet…

Animals deserve accessories, too. You can choose from two sizes, five color combinations, and eight fonts. You can also select the thread color and what you want the bandana to say. The fabric is cotton, so if it gets dirty, it can go straight to the washing machine. ($13.99+, DogHug on Etsy)

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dog harness for walking

Dog harnesses that will make walking so much easier…

This padded, lightweight harness gives them more control. The neck and chest can be adjusted, and the leash can be attached in three places. Instead of guiding the puppy by the neck collar (which can grab them), they will be able to control the stops from the center of their dog’s back. ($48, Wild One)

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A personal children's book about pets

A children’s book all about their favorite pet…

Every pet owner wonders what his dog or cat would say if he could talk. This funny book tells children what those barks and meows might mean. You can personalize it with the name of the child and the pet – and the rest of the book writes itself. Trust us, they’ll bother with this. ($35, uncommon items)

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Festive holiday pet jacket with reindeer antlers

A great festive jacket for the festive season…

The hood has horns. We repeat: the hood has horns. Whether it’s for a cat or a dog – no pet parent will be able to resist this cute number. ($12.91 or more, rubbery)

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If you buy anything from this article, Skimm may get something in return. Oh, and if something was out of stock, oops, it was there (and all prices were accurate) when we posted. Thanks.

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