Ho! Ho! Ho! Helpful Gift Ideas For Your Pets

Santa clausIn the days leading up to the holidays, we are all bombarded with a sense of too much to do and not enough time to do it all. We know you wouldn’t want to leave anyone off your shopping list so, to help out, we’ve put together some helpful gift ideas for your pets. We hope that you will be inspired to give your pet some sweet surprises that can only result in lots of smooches and snuggles.

Special Pets Deserve Something Special

While the best gift of all is your love, your pet will still get excited about any of these top-notch presents:

  • Outdoor Stuff – If your pet wears the same item day in and day out, it may be time to upgrade. Your pet’s collar, leash, or harness may need a snazzier replacement. A new tag will be a great addition, too. Many pets tolerate (and even enjoy) certain types of clothing, especially if they remain dry and warm on winter walks. There are so many cute and functional hoodies, jackets, and sweaters perfect for your pet. Don’t forget the matching booties!
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    Over the River and Through the Woods: Holiday Travel With Your Pet

    Many pet owners will be traveling during this holiday season. Whether you are bringing your pets along for the ride, or leaving them behind, be sure to consider the following when it comes to holiday travel with your pet.

    OnTheGoIf your pet is staying home…

    • Be sure to leave your pet sitter with your contact information as well as instructions on what to do in case of an emergency when you cannot be reached.
    • If you are having guests at your house, provide your pet a quiet place to retreat from the commotion.
    • Make certain that all pets are wearing a collar with tags and that all microchip information is current. You never know when a door might accidently be left open by preoccupied guests.

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    Choosing the Perfect Pet

    Christmas KittenWhile a puppy or kitten may be on the top of many a Christmas list, there is a lot to consider before putting a new pet under the tree. Taking on a new family member is a huge responsibility and a big commitment. With 6 to 8 million dogs and cats entering shelters every year, selecting a pet that is right for an individual family and situation is extremely important. Continue…