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20 Christmas Gift Ideas for your Dogs

"It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go!" We all love spoiling our pets but we also want high-quality items that are natural, healthy, stand out from the ordinary and will last and it does not hurt to support our local economy and the new wave of creative pet entrepreneurs! 

So here are our top picks to help you fill your furkids' Christmas stockings this year!




Whether your pooch loves Santa, Rudolph or Snowy the Snowman, they’ll love cuddling to these squeaky Christmas toys from the Bark-a-Boo Holiday Range.

If you want extra fun on the day to capture on your social feeds, why not wrap one in festive paper, squeak the toys inside and unleash your hound(s)! You’ll enjoy seeing them tearing into their presents just like a kid!

If you can’t handle the squeaks, a safer choice may be the Bark-a-Boo Wonderland range? You can choose from reindeer twisters, wonderland snakes and cuddly teddies for a Christmas morning tug game or to snuggle up to at nap time!


RRP: $6.99-$19.99 (from November 2017)
at www.petstock.com.au





Your puppy loves to play, and there is nothing more exciting than when food is part of the equation!

The P.L.A.Y. Wobble Ball is an interactive food puzzle toy uniquely shaped to roll around unpredictably to your fluffy friend’s delight. 


Coupled with the sound and sight of dog treats spinning inside, the Wobble Ball stimulates your pet mentally and physically with hours of interactive fun and enrichment. Simply put your dog's favourite treats or kibble in and reward them for their persistence and intelligence! It comes in 3 vibrant colours: Lime, Pumpkin and Sea Foam.

RRP: $39.95 (coming to Australia in November 2017) at petplayaustralia.com.au





Playing tug of war is a great way to burn off some of those Christmas treats!
These large colourful ball tug toys make a great present for any sporty pup or their sports loving human!

Fuzzy Dog Tug Toys are hand braided with love from premium polar fleece. Strong for tug of war games but still gentle on doggy teeth and human hands. The sports balls are made of a bouncy rubber and are available in basketball, soccer ball or tennis ball varieties. They can even be made in your favourite sports team colours! A wonderful gift for any agility, flyball or obedience enthusiast, Fuzzy Dog Tug Toys are available in four sizes.

RRP: $18.00 from www.fuzzydogtugtoys.etsy.com











If you’d love to be able to play with your dog after the sun goes down, this is the perfect combo to enjoy the summer holidays with your pooch! 

The Glowstreak from Nite Ize is a durable rubber ball featuring bright LEDs that are motion activated. The size of a tennis ball and invincible to water or slobber, this tough little ball is ideal for the dog who wants to fetch for hours into the night. Perfect for summer as it is waterproof and even floats!

The Spotlit LED Collar Light is a fun and functional way to keep your dog visible at night. It attaches quickly and securely to your dog’s collar. You can choose from 6 colours making it easier to keep track of multiple pets or leave it cycling through all the colours in Disc-O Mode

RRP: $47.95 (from November 2017) at niteize.net.au/pet




This Tug-a-Jug™ interactive toy from PetSafe® will keep your dog engaged and motivated to play. 

The unique design lets dogs see, smell and hear the food or treats as they roll around in the jug. The attached rope is perfect for dogs who like to grab and shake their toys. The rope acts as a barrier to meter the amount of food that is dispensed.

The Tug-a-Jug™ is perfect for obedience training or slowing down meal times! 

Available in 3 sizes: Extra Small, Small, Medium/Large.

RRP: from $16.99 at
 store.intl.petsafe.net/en-au





These Peek-A-Boo toys from Charming Pet Products are sure to give your dog a surprise. Not only do these toys squeak, their paws also play peek-a-boo. 

This toy’s oversized squeaker continues to squeak when punctured so the fun continues! All toys contain K9 Tuff Guard which consists of non-rip canvas and double stitched seams (great for tough chewers)

This festive holiday squeaky dog toy is available as a Snowman, Penguin or Reindeer (43cm).

RRP: $29.99 from www.shop4pets.com.au





The PetSafe® Automatic Ball Launcher is an interactive way of playing fetch with your dog(s) that may save your arm! This water-resistant launcher is great for both indoor and outdoor use as you can adjust both the distance and angle settings.

Ideally, you will train your dog to return the ball directly into the launcher so that they can play by themselves. The best feature is the automatic rest mode (after 15 min) to ensure your dog does not get overworked if he's a little ball crazy!
The multiple built-in safety sensors will keep pets and people safe while playing fetch. 

RRP: $199.99 at www.petbarn.com.au and store.intl.petsafe.net





The key to living a happy life is to have a great sleep, and why not look good doing it! Sweet Pup creates bespoke pet furniture that will provide superior support and comfort for your dog whilst complementing your existing decor. 

The cover is waterproof and 100% UV proof for outdoor use. It is tailored by a professional upholster with materials selected from a leading textile company. All beds are handmade to order so allow up to 2 weeks for delivery. 

Available in 3 sizes (S/M/L) and 3 colours: Fingal Grey, Duke Beige or Charlie Brown.

RRP: from $295 at www.sweetpup.com.au





Never worry about your dog(s) running out of drinking water again with one of these automatically refilling stainless steel Pet Rehydration Stations!

Handmade in Australia from heavy duty stainless steel, these DK Stainless stations are indestructible and will last a lifetime. Because it's fixed to the wall, it is impossible for your pet(s) to tip it over and destroy. 


This station is suitable for most dog breeds, but if you need something bigger, check out their XL version and custom options which also include a pet feeding station.

RRP: from $295 at www.dkstainless.com.au   






The Outward Hound Fun Feeder Mat makes mealtime longer lasting and much more fun at home or on-the-goIt promotes natural eating habits by requiring dogs to forage for their food.

The flexible food safe rubber
creates a playful experience whilst the unique nonslip and flip resistant design ensures dogs enjoy their food at healthy pace. 

The flexible construction of the Fun Feeder Mats makes them ideal for dogs with shorter snouts that may have trouble eating out of other slow feeding bowls. The regular size (25.4cm x 2.5cm) can hold up to 4 cups of food.

RRP: $20.96 from www.dogtrainingproducts.com.au




Growlees dog collar charms are definitely for outspoken pups. These fun and stylish pet tag will let your dog do the talking!

Choose from Christmas themes like Happy Howleedays, Official Turkey Taster or Fleas Navidad or capture your pet’s changing moods (Less Talking, More Walking) with over 30 humorous tags to choose from in a range of colours!

Add one to your dog’s collar before you head to the dog park and watch people’s reaction when your pup tells them how he really feels…

RRP: $20.00
from www.lapdognation.com.au




These very funky Aussie Christmas dog bandanas are brought to you by Perth-based The Sartorial Dog.

All dog bandanas are 100% cotton and reversible and you can choose from: 
Beary Merry Christmas
Aussie Christmas
Candy Cane Delight
Scandi Winter Wonderland

All dog bandanas come in a range of five sizes (from XS to XL).

RRP: $12-$20 from The Sartorial Dog Etsy shop



These Café Collars by Melbourne-based designer Animals in Charge are lovingly handmade with experimental and locally sourced materials so each style is limited in its run. 

These make a special gift to your dog for daily wear or for special outings. Each collar is made from cotton (exterior) and polyester (core), sewn and hand riveted. The hardware is natural brass which will develop patina over time.

The collars come in 2 fabric choices: Navy or Pink Guatemalan Ikat and 3 sizes (Small, Medium, Large).


RRP: $49.95
from www.dogue.com.au   







Not every dog enjoys a dress-up however some pups appear to relish the extra attention when wearing a designer bandana, coat or a dog singlet!

Our Editor's pick for this year is the red Furry Christmas Dog Singlet by More Than Paws as it's made with a light cotton fabric, ideal for a summer Christmas. The red and white embroidered tree style pattern is also very classy. 

The racer back cut is perfect for large or small chesty dogs (e.g. Staffies, Boxers, French BulldogsPugsand makes it easy to put on.

Available in 7 sizes to suit most dog breeds from Chihuahuas up to German Shepherds etc.

RRP: $29.95 from www.morethanpaws.com.au  






The Bone-A-Fide dog grooming range was developed in Australia to relieve serious dog skin allergies. 

These dog shampoos and deodorisers are  formulated using only natural plant extracts like nettle or calendula, chosen for their soothing and moisturising properties.

Why not pamper your dog this Christmas? Choose from one of three Bone-A-Fide bundles which all include a Dog Shampoo and Deodoriser plus your choice of dog brush (tailored to your dog’s size, breed and hair length).

RRP: $74.85 from boneafidedogshampoo.com





Loyalty Pet Treats are made in Australia using their unique Nutrieseal™ system which dehydrates meat, fish, vegetables etc. to produce natural treats that seal in all the flavours!

This Christmas special will allow you to sample 6 of their best sellers: Chicken Nibbles / Lamb Jerky / Roo Liver (100g packs), 2 Meal Toppers (Pure Fish / Pure Lamb & Beef, both 200g packs) and Roo Ribs (3 pieces). Your dog may even forget to beg for a slice of turkey this year! 

RRP: $45.00 (free delivery within Australia) from loyaltypettreats.com.au 



Each beautifully presented Christmas Box by Laila and Me will contain a selection of 2 healthy dehydrated treats, 1 pack of biccies, 1 dog toy, a pack of 4 Christmas themed dog biccies (carob based so these will melt if left in extreme heat) plus 1 Christmas stocking to put them all in!

All treats and toys are selected at random, however if your dog has specific allergies or is fussy, please contact the company directly and they will be more than happy to assist. 
You will need to pre-order with boxes being sent from the first week in December.

RRP: $60 (free shipping in Australia) from www.lailaandme.com.au







We love baking our own Christmas pudding (which we can’t share as it contains alcohol, sultanas and other foods toxic for dogs) so why not create these special treats for your pooches?

The Santa Paws Pudding Kit from the Mix & Bake Easy Peasy range makes approx. 24 paw-shaped carob and cranberry mini puddings. 


This kit comes complete with vanilla yoghurt for topping and 24 red jelly beans for decoration plus a paw print cutter is included in the kit!

RRP: $22.99 (makes approx. 24 small biscuits). 

Available from Petbarn, Best Friends, Just For Pets stores as well as independents.





Because no Christmas feast would be complete without drinks, this pack of L’Barkery's 100% natural dog beverages is the perfect finish!

Your dog will love the all natural beef flavours of the Paw Blonde Doggie Beer with glucosamine for healthy joints! If your dog is into mocktails, he'll love Barkeraide with its fruity flavours of coconut, strawberry and mango, which provides essential electrolytes.
The Puppicino Shot is made with condensed cultured skim milk, yoghurt, maize corn flour, coconut blossom and natural vanilla flavour! 

Drinks come in a powdered form so you just need to add water and shake! They also work as frozen icy treats or sprinkled on food.

RRP: $10 (beverage value pack) from www.pupswhoparty.com.au      


Not sure what to buy for the dog lover(s) in your life (or yourself!)? Why not check out our "Top 15 Christmas Gifts for Dog Lovers" for some inspiration!Disclaimer: this is not a sponsored post nor am I, in any way, affiliated with the above companies. Products selected reflect our own personal tastes.
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