8 Pet Gifts You Didn't Know Your Dog Needed
Because they deserve to be showered in presents
Basically, all anyone wants to do is make their pet happy. So gifting something special to a beloved dog pretty much means that no matter what else happens, you'll get some unconditional love. We’ve found the most fun, useful and surprising pet stuff around, from a plaid bow tie to a mechanized ball thrower.
Because pets...they’ll never storm out of a holiday dinner angry.
For the Latchkey Pet
The iFetch ball launcher means your pet can play ball without anyone constantly throwing it to them.
goifetch.com (from $115)
For the Snappy Dresser
It’s impossible not to smile at a dog wearing a preppy bow tie collar.
For the Crate Devotee
Pets and owners appreciate the security of crating a pet when they’re away, but that leaves all those other hours of looking at ugly metal. Disguise it up with this cute and breathable cover-and-pad set.
barkshop.com (from $159)
For the Trail Runner
You dip your pet’s paws into a splashless plastic vessel full of sudsy water, then use a microfiber mitt to dry them. And voila, no tracks on the carpet.
For the Neatnik Owner
Because El Nino is going to mean a lot of soggy walks, Bowser is going to appreciate an all-weather jacket. And his owner will love you for saving their velvet upholstery from becoming a dog towel.
For the leashless walker
Know someone who likes to walk on the wild side and let their pet off leash? Give them a little extra security with this LED lighted collar.
For the problem drinker
This little paw pad turns a garden hose into a water fountain.
For the Frenemy
The high-pitched squeal of the Adorable Snowman toy will keep a pet--and their owner--occupied all night long.