Holiday Pet Gifts – Our 2016 Guide!

by Nancy E. Hassel, 

For the pet lover’s in your life and for their pets our top 10 pet holiday gifts for 2016 is below!  You can’t go wrong with any of the beautiful, yummy (well for your pup), useful and meangingful items in this year’s Holiday Pet Gift Guide.  There is something for every pet and every pet parent in the list below – and we invite you explore their websites as there are many more products on each of their websites to explore.  Happy Howlidays and happy shopping!

If you are looking for luxury for your pet with matching apparel for women, you will definitely Chews Happiness with their Happiness Hugs, stunning, environmentally conscious fashion from yak down that’s luxuriously soft, silky, and warmer than alpaca and cashmere. These one-of-a-kind garments are consciously handcrafted by women artisans from Bhutan to Boulder, Colorado and celebrate the connection between dogs and their people. The cruelty-free, fairly-traded apparel for dogs and their moms are uniquely designed to spread Happiness vibes from Bhutan, the Land of Happiness.  Each features traditional and spiritually meaningful Bhutanese motifs and represent ideals such as long life, stability, wisdom and the interconnectedness of all beings. Co-owner Meeta Gawande explained, “when we felt how exquisite the yak-down was, we just had to make matching apparel for women!”


Celebrate Christmas with this one-of-a-kind PetCakes Christmas Kit by PetCakes!  It’s a make at home cake that you decorate for your furry friends.  Homemade goodness in just minutes from the microwave.  No salt, sugar or preservatives in these all-natural,  organic healthy cakes! Includes a re-usable bone shaped pan, 1 Pumpkin Spice mix and 1 Yogurt Frosting mix.  Just add water & canned pumpkin to the mix, pour batter into the pan and after just 2 1/2 minutes in the microwave it’s ready for your dog to enjoy.  You can watch their HOW TO Video here.  To get yours or purchase for the perfect pet gift click here.   A fun way to get the whole family involved in the holidays.

Zelda’s Song  helps pet parents make dog years last forever!  Create your personalized wearable pet keepsake – in styles that tell a story with Zelda’s Song beautiful products for pets and people.  Customize your bracelet or necklace with a combination of photos, engraving and charms to tell the story of life with your dog – and to keep the love with you, where ever you go.   Or, select a dog themed design  with or without engraving.  Great as gifts for your favorite dog lover.  Zelda’s Song even has beautiful matching leather collars to choose from for your dog. 


Deb’s Healthy Pet Center offers a  wide range of food and treats for your cherished pets.
Their products are made with 100% sourced and Made in the USA with farm fresh, USDA, Human Grade Meat, slow baked, and dried naturally.  Now they are a proud distributor of TEFCO Raw Food for dogs.  Use Holiday Coupon Code: LOVE15for 15% off until December 31st!  They can customize any gift for you, provide special requests and even Gift Baskets!


Tall Tails Puppy Gift Sets are a great way for you to welcome home the new member of your family and are the perfect gift for the holidays for pet parents!   The 3 piece set includes a luxurious fleece blanket for comfortable cuddling, sized 20″ x 30″; a Waterwoof™ Pad with triple layer protection to guard against accidents, sized 24″x18″; and a Squeaky Soft Bone starter toy to kick off years of playtime!  Pick one up to gift to a friend or to keep for your new addition!

Shaggy Dog Couture has many different products for both pets and people for you to choose from.  But if you have a pet parent who has a certain breed of dog, their new product line of beautiful and incredibly soft fashion pillows featuring a photo of their favorite pet!  Each pillow measures 16 x 16 and comes conveniently gift wrapped.  Perfect for the pet lover on your holiday gift list.  And if you don’t see your breed, you can always contact them for it.

UGODOG is a gift perfect for new puppy owners and pet parents who’s pet may need an  indoor potty.  Their the #1 Indoor Dog Potty approved by the APA and is environmentally friendly, keeps paws dry, easy to use, absorbent liners are reusable and biodegradable, plus owners get a free training manual with purchase.  Makes a great gift for pet owners!


For over 20 years, Zuke’s has been making healthy, natural dog treats that energize and entice your dogs, and they continue to innovate with a new line of nutritious food launched this year.  All of Zuke’s treats are free of harsh additives, preservatives, and common allergens like wheat, corn and soy and are made with the best wholesome, nutrient-rich ingredients that nature has to offer.  Visit for treat-time stocking stuffers sure to get tails wagging!

Here’s a product that many dog parents can relate to and need for their pups!  All-natural, vegan and gluten-free Woofmints, make a great gift under $20.  A unique mint for dogs that will freshen your pup’s breath just in time for a peppermint smooch under the mistletoe! Woofmints gel caps dissolve in their stomach, providing long lasting fresh breath from within.  Woofmints can be purchased on or


If you’re like me, your dog loves the car, but we may not love the damage our dogs nails can do to the interior of the car, especially those lovely claw marks on the inside of the door.   A new creative product called Ride Along Paws solves this nail dilemma for you and your pet can look out the window (while harnessed in of course) without causing damage.  What a great idea and they come in different colors and patterns



Which will be your favorite holiday gift to get for your pet’s or pet parents from the list above? 


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