Awesome Gift Ideas For Dogs and The People Who Love Them
We are smack-dab in the middle of the holiday giving season. If you are anything like me, you still have a whole lot of gift shopping to do.
Here are some fun finds for the dogs and dog lovers on your list (and yes, a belated Chanukah gift is acceptable).
Grinz Ball by Rogz
$4.95 - $9.95
These hilarious balls are made from soft rubber so they bounce making fetch a whole lot of fun for pups and their people. Grinz balls come in three sizes (small, medium and large) and a variety of colors. Who wouldn't want one?
If you order through the Animal Rescue Site, each purchase funds 14 bowls of food for dogs in shelters.
Lucy Pet Products Shampoo and Conditioner Sampler Pack Holiday Stocking
The stocking is stuffed with six one-ounce bottles of shampoos and six one-ounce bottles of conditioner. You get to choose which formulas to include! Check out the other gift basket offerings ranging in price from $15.99 - $169.99.
This new luxury line of dog shampoos and leave-in conditioners are 100% natural and 100% cruelty free. Packaged in high quality, recyclable metal bottles, the products are created and manufactured in a 100% solar powered production facility in Southern California. None of the products contain parabens, sulfates, phosphates or other harsh chemical ingredients.
The company is deeply committed to animal welfare and has even started a foundation, The Lucy Pet Foundation. All of the net profits from Lucy Pet Products benefit the foundation, a registered 501c3 animal charity, whose mission is to reduce U.S. pet overpopulation and prevent the euthanasia of more than 80,000 dogs and cats per week.
Always By Your Side Necklace & Pet Tag Set
Two halves of a heart - one for mama and one for the fur baby. The 'human' necklace features a paw print and the words Forever By Your Side. The pup's tag features a human footprint and the words Forever In Your Heart.
A purchase through the Animal Rescue site will fund 14 bowls of food for dogs in shelters.
Homeaway Travel Organizer Kit by Solvit Products
A practical gift for dogs on the go. This sturdy bag contains a 10-cup food bag, unbreakable water bottle and collapsible bowls. There is also room for a leash, towel, chew toy, fetch toy, blanket, brush, medication and first aid supplies. It even has a poopie bag dispenser!
Dog paws were not meant to walk on concrete and asphalt nor on ice, salt or hot pavement. A great way to protect those kissable paw pads is with paw balm. It can be used before to prevent injury or after to treat cracked, sore paws.
October Fields, available on Etsy.com for $10 per canister
This is an excellent organic vegan balm that is not only cruelty free, but also PETA certified. The ingredients include organic pumpkin seed oil, organic sesame seed oil, organic shea butter, paraben free, phthalate free, cruelty free and vegan, organic hemp seed oil, organic plantain, organic yarrow, organic st johns wort and virgin coconut oil.
Blue Poppy Bath, also available on Etsy for $4.50 per canister
This balm is also good for all types of skin irritations, including hot spots and wounds. It is made from organic coconut oil, organic olive oil, beeswax, calendula oil, vitamin e, and essential oils.
Dog Side Duvet Cover and Pillow Case
$49.95 - $69.95
This whimsical set pretty much confirms what every dog parent knows - two thirds of the bed belongs to Fido. The duvet cover and pillowcase come in full, queen and king size. For every purchase, 84 bowls of food will be donated to dogs in shelters.