Gifts ideas for pets: how to give them a ‘pawsome’ Christmas
Searching for a purrfect present for your best mate? No matter which section of the pet store you shop in – cat, dog, bird or other – our curated gift guide will ensure you find a present they’ll cherish fur-ever this holiday season. From tech to toys and treats – here are our top <10> gift ideas for pets.
While you’re tucking into your Christmas feast, spoil your pet with some tasty treats from Coles, Woolworths, Aldi, David Jones, Target, Big W for everything from big juicy bones for your furry friend, to seed sticks for those with feathers.
Image source: @goldenbarkery, available at David Jones
A Silicone baking mould is perfect for any pet owner with a passion for baked goods. Try your hand at whipping up something for your fluffy friend. Find them at David Jones, Coles or Woolworths.
A slow feed bowl will stop your dog wolfing down it’s dinner in mere seconds. The maze design puts the breaks on how fast he eats so he can fully enjoy it. Shop these at Target or Big W.
Summer holidays means more time for walkies! A portable water bowl is a convenient way for your pet stay hydrated on walks. Sniff them out at Typo, Target, Big W or David Jones.
Stay connected to your pet – and chat to them when you’re not there – with a pet camera. A great way to check in and ensure they’re not lonely, you can also see what they’re getting up to while you’re out. With some models, you can even toss treats to your pet remotely from your smart phone. Find them at JB Hifi, or David Jones.
Image source: @petcube, available at Myer, David Jones, and JB Hifi, @wtfrenchie,
A Fitness Tracker is a good way to make sure your dog is getting enough exercise. If you’re serious about keeping your pet healthy, monitoring changes in sleep patterns and sharing useful information with your vet, look no fur-ther.
It will be hot over Christmas, so another great idea is a refrigerated mat, bone or bandana to keep them cool as they play outdoors. Shop the ranges at David Jones, Big W, Target or Lowes.
Does your dog have energy to burn? With an auto ball launcher, your pooch will always have someone to play catch with. This handy invention can even change the distance and angle the ball is thrown from, which makes it perfect for every backyard. Shop this gift at JB Hifi.
Image source @ifetch, available at JB Hifi, Myer, David Jones.
Make your own custom gift creation featuring your fur baby’s face! Your local print centre, such as Target and Big W has a huge range of mugs, keyrings, phone covers and more to create a unique gift for the pet lover in your life.
Purrr-haps embroidered or engraving will make your gift extra special this Christmas. Keep your eye out for retailers offering personalisation such as Mister Minit so you can treat your pet with a personalised jumper or water bowl on Christmas morning.
Image source: Country Road, @stanley.spoodle.
Clothing, costumes and collars
Festive season fashion isn’t reserved just for humans – pets can get dolled up too! For everyday style, shop hoodies, coats, singlets, bandanas, collars, leads and more at Big W, Lowes, David Jones or Target.
Image source: Country Road, @oliver.lefrench.
Image source: Typo
Image source: @cocoandpud available at Myer, @pablotheblueburmese.
For cute Christmas costumes that promise some laughs this silly season, check out Kmart, Animalia, or BIG W.
While they’re all decked out in the festive finest, why not book in their Pet Santa Photography to capture the cute moment. The whole family can pose with your pet but hurry, these sessions book out quickly:
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