With the holidays just around the corner, everyone is struggling to compose their lists of gift ideas in preparation for their annual shopping trips. Everyone is striving to purchase thoughtful gifts for their loved ones while doing their best to keep their holiday expenses from skyrocketing.
Luckily, the world is full of pet lovers. Chances are high that your loved ones are either crazy about pets, or share their lives with a special furry friend. Pet lovers, thankfully, are very easy to shop for! Most people who own some sort of companion animal find great joy in sharing their lives with a pet. Dog lovers and cat lovers especially benefit from such special animal bonds and are notorious for spending a lot of money on their pets every year. Dog food can get quite expensive, which leaves people a little tight on cash for things like treats, toys and accessories.
Gift ideas are plentiful for your pet loving family and friends and there are two different ways you can go about giving them something meaningful this year. The first idea would be to buy animal-related items such as clothing, books, accessories or gift cards for the pet lover themselves. We all love to show off our love of animals and even represent our favourite breeds or rescue dogs. Pet inspired gifts are fun, uplifting and very much appreciated!
Pet apparel and accessories are a fantastic gift idea. You can go as far as to personalize items by using fun, creative websites such as RedBubble or CafePress. Those websites allow you to customize designs and even create your own, personalizing them with names of pets or even their own photographs! You can choose from a wide variety of items such as coffee mugs, t-shirts, mouse pads, blankets, bumper stickers, calendars, cards, and so much more.
Gift cards are always useful year round, so why not give them one for their favourite pet store? You could even pair it with a gift card to a popular coffee shop. That way they can enjoy a delicious seasonal drink while they browse their favourite pet shop for some fun new toys or pet accessories.
The second choice would be spoiling their four-legged companions themselves. Get a gift bag and put some toys and treats inside; that is sure to make any pet lover smile! You don’t have to spend a lot to put together a nice doggie gift bag. A $20 limit can put a couple toys and a bag of treats in your gift receiver’s hands.
One of the best, most popular ideas for this holiday season is to make your own dog treats, wrap them in a holiday gift box and give your friends and family a gift from your heart. There are tons of excellent recipes available online for healthy and delicious dog treats, so make up a nice big batch and give them as a beautifully wrapped gift. This can be a very inexpensive way to brighten a pet lover’s holiday.
If you are more on the creative side, you could even attempt to fashion a custom collar and leash as a gift. Unique, hand-made collars and leashes are a once-in-a-lifetime gift that are sure to be treasured for years to come! This is also an inexpensive alternative if you can spend a little time browsing fabric shops for great deals on beautiful patterns.
There are many different gift ideas for pet lovers this holiday season, get creative and give them something they can enjoy with their furry friends!