The holiday season is filled with animals.
A classic carol is "The Friendly Beasts," which features donkey, sheep, dove and cow. In popular songs, we sing of Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Dominic the Italian Christmas Donkey. And don't forget Snoopy decorating his dog house with dazzling lights, and the Grinch's long-suffering dog, Max, gleefully taking his place at the Christmas dinner table. There is even an old legend that for the minute before midnight on Christmas Eve, animals are given the power to speak.
So in this festive time, which is traditionally enhanced by our relationship with the furry and feathered creatures around us, how can we not spread the joy to our own most loyal companion? If you need ideas for Christmas gifts for dogs, you've come to the right place. Gift your canine compadre one—or more; he won't mind —of these special presents. He will be drooling over your selections, whether fun, yummy, comfy or cozy, on Christmas morning.
Best Christmas Gifts for Dogs
Fetch is usually a simple game with a stick or ball, but you can take it up a notch this flying saucer. It's gentle on doggie mouths, but tough enough that West Paws will replace it if Bowser manages to chew it through. It comes in small and large, with various colors—and can double as a food or water bowl.
Taking a walk on a snowy, slippery day is a challenge. This anti-slip footwear will keep your doggo's tootsies warm and dry, and help prevent him from falling on his puppy posterior. The boots close securely with Velcro, and feature reflective strips for safe nighttime strolls.
This high tech present enables you to keep an eye on your pet while you're out—and to remotely toss her a treat! Included is a high-definition camera, two-way audio and a barking sensor. As if that weren't enough, it connects to your wi-fi, has a three-minute setup and even works with Alexa. More than a Christmas gift for dogs, we consider this one a present for both of you.
Made with human grade ingredients, these cookies are hand-decorated with festive themes—Santa, reindeer, gingerbread house and more. Buster will be on Cloud Ten all yuletide long.
Yakkedy-yak. If the legend about animals talking on Christmas Eve is true, your canine will talk back...with a big thank you for these extra special chews. They're made in Nepal from yak milk. Yes. Really. Bring a taste of the Himalayas to your hound at home. This is a healthy chew with no preservatives or artificial ingredients.
Editor's Note: Products featured on Wide Open Pets are independently selected by our editors. However, when you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission.
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