Best Gifts for Pets: Cute Presents for Your Furry Friend to Enjoy this Christmas
From custom pet portraits to cat caves and doggy shampoo, spoil your four-legged friend with one of the below best gifts for pets...
Pets are family so it goes without saying they absolutely deserve a gift on Christmas morning in return for all the loving they do. There has never been more choice when it comes to pet accessories with popular skincare and homewares brands even dedicating entire ranges to them. We love to see it.
So if you're starting your Chrissy shopping and want to make sure your very good boy or girl doesn't get left out, let this edit guide you in the right direction.
From custom pet portraits to cat caves and doggy shampoo, these are the gifts to spoil your best furry friend with for Christmas this year. Read on for our edit of the best gifts for pets...
Best Gifts for Pets: Best Gifts for Dogs
Lula Dog Bowl, Alessi, $195
Pet bowls don't have to be an eyesore, and this dog bowl set from Italian Design house Alessi is proof. Combining functionality and a burst of happiness, the steel bowl can be removed for cleaning...plus the dome lid can signal when meal time is over (or save some for later). There's also a cute cat version as well.
Dental Chews, Bell & Bone, from $16.95
You know that fresh feel you get after brushing your teeth? You can now gift your best fur friend with the same via Bell & Bone's range of dental sticks. But these aren't any old doggy treats. They're grain and filler-free and made using Australian ingredients. They're available in kangaroo, duck, chicken, lamb and salmon so there's a flavour for every pup. Only the best of the best for our canine companions!
Archie the Luxury Dog Crate, The Paws Room, from $395
Crates are a safe space for crate-trained doggos which means having them in an accessible place is key. Instead of having a wire crate sticking out like a sore thumb in your loungeroom, opt for Archie the Luxury Dog Crate from The Paws Room. The minimalist design and natural oak finish lends a classic look and won't be out of place in your lounge room. You can even transform the crate into a bed when needed. Consider it a chic little home for your best friend.
Juni Water Resistant Collars & Leads, from $19.99
Need a one-stop shop for your pet's Christmas shopping? Look no further than Petbarn, which has toys, treats, and accessories galore on offer this festive season. Keep your pooch stylish with some water-resistant (and summer-appropriate) collars and leads from Juni, which come in on-trend shades of taupe, pink, and green.
Natural Dog Treats, Barkly, from $7
A quality dog treat is bound to bring a smile to your pet's dial. But as responsible dog owners ourselves, we know it's also important that said treats are going to meet your standards, too. Barkly treats are Australian-made, 100% natural, and human-grade so they're not just tasty but gentle on your pup's tum. There are plenty of yummy flavours to choose from or you can opt for the sample pack to see which flavour your pet prefers.
Boucle Bone Pillow, Hommey, $29
Ever catch your fur friend lying on your pillow as if they're a certified human? Save your expensive homewares and grab your pet a swish boucle bone pillow from Hommey. Not only is it one of the best gifts for pets, but one of the best for humans and their chic loungerooms, too! We're also big fans of their Faux Fur pet beds (which are perfect for snuggles).
Squeaky Toy, Frank Green, $15.95
You have your emotional support water bottle, and now your pooch can have one too with this adorable Frank Green toy. Designed in tribute to the brand's signature reusable cup, the squeaky toy is crafted with durable ECORPET fabric, so it's not only fun, but eco-friendly, too.
Teal Stripe Dog Collar, Lead & Waste Bag Holder Set, from $35
Who doesn't love a new outfit? Treat your dog to a new look with this lead, collar and waste bag holder set from fun and affordable Aussie pet brand Oscar & Friends. Available in three sizes - small, medium and large - your pet will be the star of the show on Christmas Day.
Dog Yog x Snoopy Ice Cream, from $15
A favourite among Melbourne fur babies, Dog Yog has teamed up with the world's most famous beagle for a range of delicious new products. Spoil your pup with two delicious ice cream flavours - Apple Pie and Birthday Cake - or spread some Berry-swirled peanut butter onto a limited edition Snoopy lick mat for a guaranteed good time.
Dog Camera, Furbo 360, $299
Score yourself some peace of mind with this multipurpose dog camera. Not only will you be able to check up on your fur baby at all hours, but you'll also be able to chat to your doggo whilst you're out and throw treats! The Furbo 360 swivels to follow your pet's movements and boasts colour night vision, too.
Super Puppy Pack, Scratch Dog Food, $99
Making life easier for new puppy parents, Scratch Dog Food has pulled together the essential Puppy Pack just in time for Christmas. Carefully curated, it has everything a new dog parent needs to train, stroll and play with their new furry bestie, like premium, nutritionally balanced dog food, treats, play balls and even a stylish bandana.
Know Your Pet DNA Kit, Ancestry, $129
Ever wanted to know what your dog is made of? The leaders in family history, Ancestry, have just launched Know Your Pet DNA kits that uncover a comprehensive view of your dog's breeds, matches and traits. Insights into your dog's DNA can help inform training and wellness choices, and there's even a feature to discover connections with similar breeds in your area to make doggy play dates!
Best Gifts for Pets: Best Gifts for Cats
Flower Haven Cat Tree, Happy & Polly, $139.99
If you're going to have a cat scratching post smack bang in the middle of your loungeroom, you may as well make it cute. Your cat will adore the towering platforms and cosy hideaway of the Flower Haven Cat Tree, whilst we're sure you'll appreciate the cute floral design.
Best Gifts for Pets: Personalised Gifts for Pets
Personalised Bed, Fuzzhous, from $160
Be still our beating hearts. Fuzzhous has fulfilled our wildest dreams by creating the sweetest dog beds known to womankind. These personalised beauties come in a range of fun designs and can be customised with font and name (plus, they're reversible!). If you simply can't get enough, be sure to score your furry friends one of their towels or blankets, too!
Personalised Bandanas, Bright Star Buddies, $24.95
Bandanas on dogs has to be one of the cutest visions out there (sorry babies). Treat your pet to a personalised bandana so they look their best at all times. There are dozens of patterns to choose from alongside plenty of fonts and colours.
Bespoke Pet Portrait, Fetch Portraits - Price on Request
What better way to adorn your walls than with a custom portrait of your beloved? These bespoke pet portraits by Fetch Portraits are perfection. Artist Kate Sellars-Jones captures the essence of each pet, telling a story through her work and evoking connection.
Pet Tag, Bailey and Bone, $26.95
Pet tags are pretty important! It keeps your pet safe and helps to minimise unnecessary stress. But pet tags don't have to be boring! Bailey & Bone's completely customisable tags are incredible and can be customised with designs ranging from floral through to retro. An essential, this sweet tag makes for one of the best gifts for pets going.
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