If you've ever wondered if you are the only one who celebrates your dog's birthday or buys stocking stuffers for your pooch, rest assured you are NOT! Whether it's the latest in doggy fashion or the newest tough toy, many of us love to spoil our pets. And that's why we've created this fab gift guide for our furry friends and yours.
4Knines seat cover. 4Knines specializes in selling luxury dog seat covers for vehicles
. The padded and quilted construction is durable and water resistant, and protects car seats while providing luxurious comfort for pets. All seat covers feature nonslip backing with seat anchors to keep the covers in place, and have convenient openings for seat belts.
Tough toys. If you share your home with furry friends who are full of energy, a bundle of tough toys is a necessity. Finding safe, sturdy toys for your dog will help them from turning to your shoes to chew on! A bored pooch = a destructive pooch. Review our list of tough toys for the toughest pets here
Wooden Dog Puzzle. A puzzle toy like this one by Nina Ottosson
is a great outlet for channeling energy and providing the mental stimulation necessary for a healthy, well balanced dog.
Thundershirt. If you've never had to console a scared pooch during a thunderstorm, firework show or long road trip, consider yourself extremely lucky. Lots of dogs, big and small, tend to display anxiety and barking during these situations. The Thundershirt
is a great, natural option for any dog who suffers from anxiety. The wearable vest helps compress the dog's nervous system to offer a calming effect, which in turn helps diminish barking, heavy breathing or hyper activity. They even sell sweaters and coats!
Dog Roomba. Did you know there was a cleaning robot for pet-friendly homes? iRobot Roomba
sells a vacuum cleaner that you can program to run while you're away. It'll even skip places you don't want it to clean, and it even detects where the dirtier areas are and spends more time there. While it is a bit on the expensive side, it is also an investment in your future. Not only will this little "magic machine" save you time sweeping up dog hair, but it'll save your back too!
Dog toy box. Where do you store your dog's dozen tennis balls or his many stuffed animals and chew toys? They don't have to be shoved in a corner or remain scatter around your living room. This adorable doggy toy box
is stylish and has lots of space for storing toys.
Doggy bowls. Every dog needs a good set of bowls! We love the High-Rise Nickel collection
from Unleashed Life. They also sell a beautiful acacia wood set
. We love these bowl sets because their aesthetically appealing and the stainless steel bowls can be removed for cleaning in the dishwasher. If you want a more fun option for your dog, try this interactive dog bowl
from Aikiou, which encourages your dog to work for his food and eat it slower.
DIY. Maybe you're more of a handmade gift giver. If that's the case, try one of the following quick, easy projects for your pet. Commemorate your special weekend with one of your favorite photographs of you and your pet, along with this adorable framed paw art tutorial
. Spoil your pet with one of these 11 no-sew ideas
. From bowties to fluffy beds and bandanas to tug-toys, these ideas are quick, easy and sure to please.