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The best gifts for pets and owners this Christmas

Pets are often left out of holiday festivities, but not anymore! When you’re shopping for a pet parent this Christmas, don’t forget to think about their fur baby, too. They’ll be sure to thank you for it (both the human and the animal!). No matter how small or big the pet, the joy will be endless when they’re included in your holiday celebrations this year. Here are a few ideas to help get you started on your shopping.

For the pup parent in your life

PajamaGram sells cozy pajamas in a nearly endless amount of designs, even for dogs. You can pick from one of five sizes, from extra-small to extra-large, so every pup can be included. Aside from being warm and cozy, these doggy jammies are oh-so-cute! Your Christmas card will be the talk of your whole town when everyone in the family dons their matching pj’s.

For extra-furry pets

All animal lovers understand the struggle of shedding, whether it’s constant or a few times a year. Dogs, horses, and cats aren’t the only pets that shed their coats, but you can buy a special brush just for them. The SleekEZ Deshedding Grooming Tool is designed to painlessly remove loose fur from the undercoat of your pet, with little work from you. It comes in a variety of sizes to accommodate your pet, who’s sure to love the special attention they’ll get during brushing sessions.

For equine experts

Owning — or even just riding — a horse requires a lot of space, but saddle racks such as the StoreYourBoard Horse Saddle Storage Rack will help keep any stable organized and clean. The wall-mounted metal rack holds up to 200 pounds of saddles, both English and Western.

For the caffeine-loving pet parent

You can gift them their new favorite mug this Christmas with Chewy’s Frisco Personalized Plaid 11-oz Coffee Mug. With just a few clicks, you can upload a picture of their pet, personalize the mug to your liking, and have your holiday shopping done! After browsing products this cute, you might even want one for yourself….

For a cool cat

Kitty grass is supereffective in helping cats get the vitamins and nutrients that aren’t always present in normal cat food. Luckily, it’s fun for kitties, too! Now their humans can get in on the fun with this adorable Organic Cat Grass Growing Kit — you can enjoy watching your new plant grow, and the cat-themed planter makes the perfect accessory for any home.

For anyone with a hamster BFF

The Kaytee CritterTrail 2-level habitat is the perfect interactive hamster cage for your little furry friend. You can watch your hamster play and run in a multitude of tubes and wheels, and the petting zone allows you to safely interact with your pet. Your hamster will never get bored when you can mix and match CritterTrail accessories to customize her space to her liking. It’s a hamster wonderland!

For feisty feathered friends

Covering your bird’s cage can drown out extra sound or light to help your buddy stay calm (and quiet!) for the night. Durable nylon makes this cover the ideal product for keeping their squawking under control and keeping the area around their cage clean. Your bird-owning friend will be so grateful to see a Perfitel Universal Bird Cage Cover under their tree this year.

For stay-at-home pups

Pup parents who can’t always be at home with their fur babies will love the Furbo Dog Camera, a Wi-Fi–connected system that lets you check in on your dog throughout the day. You can monitor your pup with the camera, listen in on their environment with the microphone, and talk to your pet through the Furbo app. This camera even tosses treats! It has many more high-tech features, which you can check out on Furbo’s website.

Now that pets have become such a special part of the family, it’s easier than ever to find a gift that will keep tails wagging and owners smiling. Happy shopping!

Gabrielle LaFrank
Gabrielle LaFrank has written for sites such as Psych2Go, Elite Daily, and, currently, PawTracks. When she's not writing, you…
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