Top 10 Gifts For Dog Lovers
We’re not just about dogs here – we’re also about the people who love them. And that’s why I’ve dedicated a Top 10 Gifts for Dog Lovers list. If there’s someone on your list who just can’t get enough of dogs (hint, hint) any of the gifts featured here will be an instant hit. And if you’re a dog lover yourself, feel free to treat yourself to a gift you know you won’t have to return.
Chief Furry Officer Padded Phone Covers: Bring your dog with you wherever you go with Chief Furry Officer Padded Phone Covers. Made for iPhone 4, 4S and 5, and Samsung S3 and S4, a favorite photo of your pooch will adorn this deluxe padded cover. It also offers added protection by incorporating a rubber honeycomb patterned liner that surrounds the phone. Covers come in black or white and retail for $34.95. ( Chief Furry Officer)
Canada Pooch Cozy Caribou Pet Parent Hoodie: Now the whole family can wear matching outfits, thanks to Canada Pooch’s Cozy Caribou Pet Parent Hoodie. Available in human and dog sizes, this hooded Sherpa-lined sweatshirt so comfy, you will never want to take it off. Surround yourself in softness, fuzziness and coziness. The Pet Parent Hoodie comes in sizes XS to XL and retail for about $89.99. ( Canada Pooch)
The Clock Lady Custom Clocks: This happens to be a favorite of mine and I would love to have a clock that features Oscar instead of traditional numbers. This is because when someone would ask me the time, I could say that it’s half past Oscar! These custom clocks are designed from a photograph and are available in three sizes: 12″, 16″ and 20″. This has to be one of the most unique dog lover gifts out there! Prices vary depend on clock size. ( The Clock Lady)
CritterZone Travel Pack: Breath easier with the CritterZone Travel Pack. It comes with the CritterZone corded Air Naturalizer, a car adapter and a blue velvet carrying bag. If you got a stuffy nose or breathing issues related to pets, plug in the CritterZone Air Naturalizer and it will clean up the air to make it more livable for everyone under the roof. It also travels well – take it in the car or use it in hotel rooms. The CritterZone Travel Pack retails for $109.95. ( CritterZone)
Fresh Scents Pet Sachets: Dogs often has a distinct doggy smell that can overtake your home. Get rid of nose-crinkling stinks with Fresh Scents Pet Sachets. Eco-friendly and non-toxic, the sachets come in Fetchin’ Good (crisp linen scent) and Purrfectly Fresh (calming scent of lavender). They contain essential oils that happen to be a natural odor absorber – they just don’t mask the smell. You can use them around pet beds, couches and other places your pets like to hang out. They’re safe to use and have a multitude of uses. I use mine in my linen closet, and a friend sprinkled it onto the carpet before vacuuming it up. Each sachet sells for $2, so be sure to stock up! ( Fresh Scents)
Jusani JBRanch Rescue Bracelet: I love Jusani online store. Not only do they promote items made by artisans, but Jusani raises funds and awareness for small U.S. animal shelters. This Rescue Bracelet is Handmade in Johnstown, OH, by JBRanch. It features a faux suede adjustable cord in a beautiful Tiffany Blue color and a hand stamped silver metal ID tag with the word RESCUE on it to show your support for animal rescue. It’s simple, elegant, trendy, and makes a statement while supporting a great cause. The Rescue Bracelet retails for $33. ( Jusani)
NameThatCookie Cutter: I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but I’m really getting the hang of making homemade dog treats. As such, I’m always on the lookout for cool new cookie cutters. And when I happened upon NameThatCookie on Etsy, I knew I had to have them! Available in a range of dog breeds and shapes, these handmade cookie cutters are personalized and made with a heavy duty ABS material. You’ll need to wash them by hand to keep them looking and working awesomely, but it’ll be worth it. Prices vary, but the dachshund featured here retails for $16.40 for one cookie cutter. ( NameThatCookie)
Pangea Pet Toaster: Who doesn’t like toast? That’s a silly question – everybody does! And Pangea’s Pet Toasters make great gifts for dog lovers. You can toast your favorite breed on your bread every morning. The one we’ve featured here is the “I Love My Dog” Pet Toaster. This two slice toaster toasts your bread with paw prints on one slice and a dog bone on the other. And you can toast your bread just the way you like it, thanks to adjustable toaster settings. A few toast breeds available include Boxer, Bulldog, Chihuahua and Collie. Each toaster sells for $34.99. ( Pangea Brands)
Pearheads Keepsakes: A keepsake of your dog that you can keep with you for many years to come – you could say that Pearheads Keepsakes are the gifts that keep on giving. Choose from a classic hand-finished wood frame that comes with mess-free impression material and a place for a favorite photograph. Or you can go with an easy-to-make holiday ornament that captures your dog’s paw print to hang on the tree. The frame retails for $34.95 and the ornament retails for $14.95. ( Pearhead)
Toadbriar Iconic Dog Prints: Etsy has a whack of awesomeness, especially when it comes to gifts for dog lovers. Artist Kim Parkhurst takes pooches and dons them as a series of iconic characters. The two I’ve featured here are “A Hound Insane – Bowie Greyhound” and “Whippet Good.” But Kim also has a series of dog and cat prints inspired by the TV show “Downton Abbey” – only hers are titled “Houndton Tabby.” It’ll be hard to choose just one – you may have to order the whole set. Prints start at about $24 – not too shabby for really cool prints. ( Toadbriar)
Amy Tokic, Editor of PetGuide.com, is a passionate animal lover and proud pet parent of Oscar, a Shih Tzu/Chihuahua cross, and Zed, a Japanese Chin. Her love of animals began in kindergarten, when she brought her stuffed dog Snoopy into class with her every day. Now, she writes about her adventures in pet ownership and tirelessly researches products, news and health related issues she can share with other animal enthusiasts. In her free time, Amy loves perusing used book and record stores, obsessing over the latest pet products available and chasing squirrels with wild abandon (a habit attributed to spending too much time with her pooches).
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