Ho, ho, ho! Christmas is just around the corner and your dog is also looking forward to those exciting presents under the tree. Naturally, your canine companion is part of your close-knit family unit. Your dog will be very grateful for each and every present, whether it comes in the shape of a new blanket or a toy. Dogs give their owners love and loyalty every day and those of you who love giving gifts to your dog in return will find great ideas for the perfect present for your pet here.
Christmas Presents for Dogs
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Christmas fashion and accessories
Your dog needs a sturdy collar and harness so that it can walk comfortably beside you during your outings. Those who are looking for a fashionable Christmas present for their dog can’t go wrong with a stylish collar and lead set. If you don’t know the right size for your dog, you can measure the length of its back with a tape measure so the Christmas gift set should fit.
Collars, leads and harnesses are charming accessories that can make a big impression. Both large and smaller dogs need a well-fitting collar and a sturdy lead for going on walks. A good dog harness will offer comfort and security. There are different styles and colours of leads, collars and harnesses which means that the perfect Christmas present for every dog is out there.
A warm, cosy Christmas jumper
Christmas jumpers for dogs are always a great gift idea as they protect them from the cold. Jumpers for dogs come in all different colours, materials and sizes. The most important thing is to make sure that your dog’s belly area is protected from snow and ice on cold days.
For a dog that loves to both snuggle and chew on something, there is no better Christmas present than a toy with treats hidden inside. Fun toys like the KONG Comfort Kiddos Bear combine tasty snacks with the chance to tussle playfully. This soft bear is an ideal cuddling buddy for your dog and is made of fluffy plush with a velcro opening in which you can hide treats. This makes playing with and chewing this toy particularly exciting for your dog.
Christmas Tree rope toy for playful dogs
Dogs love to play, whether alone, with other dogs or with their owner. Those who have a pet that loves to play will recognise the intense wagging of the tail when the favourite toy is brought out of the cupboard.
A rope toy is the perfect Christmas present for a dog that loves a game of tug of war. This entertaining gift for dogs has a squeaker inside for maximum enjoyment. This Christmas Tree Rope Dog Toy is made with sturdy thermoplastic rubber with nubs and a tri-coloured, festive rope threaded through with a loop at one end. What's more? The tree also has a squeaker inside.
O Christmas tree, O Christmas tree! Fun and games for your dog in winter
If your dog’s toys have become worn after many hours of playing, Christmas can be a good time for an upgrade. Dogs love their toys and never want to let them go. At Christmas, it is a nice idea to give your dog a toy that can be enjoyed at any time of year. On the other hand, you can not have enough winter-themed toys brightening up your home when it is unpleasant outside. A soft toy can be used for both a boisterous game and to cosy up and relax with.
Soft blankets with a Christmas theme
Some dogs find the hustle and bustle of Christmas disconcerting. By giving your dog a cuddly Christmas blanket as a gift you will offer it the chance to retreat. The blanket will allow your pet to have a relaxing sleep under the Christmas tree. These extra thick and cosy blankets protect against the cold ground while ensuring warmth and comfort. What’s more, the Vetbed® blankets are hygienic and hypoallergenic. Your dog will love dreaming the winter away on this blanket. It makes a great Christmas present for your pet!
Training equipment for your New Year’s resolutions
Aside from toys and clothing, sporty Christmas presents are a great idea for gifts to hide under the tree.
Once the festive season is over, the New Year comes in. Those who want to do more sport in the New Year can train together with their dog. You can give your dog some practical sports equipment that you can try out together later. There are many pieces of equipment and training gear that are made for dog sports. You and your canine companion will start the New Year right with the help of a sporty Christmas present.
Is your dog a sporty star or an acrobatic performer?
Whether you opt for agility, intelligence games, dummy training or jogging together, good equipment facilitates your training and contributes to your sporting success. Resolutions don’t have to wait until the New Year. Dogs are curious and eager to learn which means that you can start training straight away. The right equipment helps you to achieve your aim and to keep up your motivation.
Those who want to start training their dog can start by buying a fitting gift for Christmas.