Thoughtful gifts that suit the personality of dog and owner? Look no further.
Dog Expert Amy Robinson has her pet picks for you:
1. Sniff & Barkens Holiday Toy Bucket:
Any gift that involves a shared activity between dog and owner is a good choice. This reusable, food-safe and child resistant bucket designed by the rad artists at TADO is full of fun toys from Hartz, and a full 10% goes to Pilots N Paws, a volunteer group of pilots and rescuers that fly pets out of harm’s way to safe havens.
Retails for $35 but use the code HolidayPup for 10% off.
2. Kurgo Big Baxter Backpack:
For the outdoorsy person and pup that likes to hike or camp out, this backpack has 8 adjustment points and ergonomic spine support for a great fit. A backpack gives a dog a sense of purpose and allows you to share the load. Retails for $50: https://www.facebook.com/KurgoProducts/
3. Madison Carrier from A Pet With Paws:
Toy and teacup-sized dogs are on the rise for sure, and people like to tote them wherever they go. This stylish and eco-friendly carrying bag from A Pet With Paws looks like textured leather but is actually made from recycled plastic bottles in the USA. $165. Add the rolling cart for $36 to cruise through airports like a boss: https://www.facebook.com/apetwithpaws/
4. Custom art from Pop Your Pup:
For the dog and owner that has everything, a personalized art piece is really appreciated. Check out Pop Your Pup, where you can send in a photo and their graphic artists will make your dog a pop star on t-shirts, totes or canvas. $40 and up: https://www.facebook.com/popyourpup/
5. ThunderEase Calming Spray:
Separation anxiety, noise phobias and fear of fireworks keep many a dog and cat under the bed when they should be relaxing with us. The folks at ThunderShirt have just created these amazing calming pheromone sprays and diffusers that actually work. Ah, peace. $20: https://www.facebook.com/Thundershirt/