December 19, 2023
If you’re looking for last-minute Christmas gift ideas for pets, here are some options that are likely to bring joy to your furry friends.
Interactive toys like puzzle feeders or toys that dispense treats
These are designed to mentally stimulate pets while providing a rewarding experience. These toys engage pets in problem-solving activities and can be particularly beneficial for dogs and cats. Here are some examples:
Puzzle Feeders for Dogs
Kong Classic: A classic rubber toy that can be stuffed with treats or peanut butter. Dogs must work to get the treats out.
Treat-Dispensing Balls: Balls with adjustable openings that dispense treats as the dog plays with and rolls the ball.
Outward Hound Hide-A-Squirrel Puzzle Toy: A plush tree trunk with squeaky squirrels that dogs have to remove from the trunk.
Nina Ottosson Dog Tornado Puzzle Toy: A rotating puzzle game with compartments for hiding treats, requiring dogs to figure out how to access them.
Puzzle Feeders for Cats
Catit Senses 2.0 Digger for Cats: A food-dispensing toy that encourages cats to paw and dig for their kibble.
Trixie Pet Products Fun Board: A multi-functional board with different modules that challenge cats to use their paws and noses to access treats.
PetSafe SlimCat Interactive Feeder Ball: A treat ball for cats that dispenses treats as they roll it around.
SmartyKat Hot Pursuit Electronic Concealed Motion Toy: An electronic toy with a moving feather wand that encourages cats to pounce and play.
Interactive Toys for Small Animals
Kaytee Puzzle Playground: A small animal playground with different compartments for hiding treats and encouraging exploration.
Living World Teach N Treat Toy: A puzzle toy for small animals that dispenses treats as they learn to lift and move compartments.
Oxbow Enriched Life Play Wall for Small Animals: A wall-mounted play area with various activities and treat compartments for small pets.
These interactive toys can be a fun way to keep pets entertained and mentally stimulated, especially during times when they may be alone or need a bit of extra mental engagement. Always supervise your pet when introducing a new toy to ensure their safety.
Finding cozy bedding for pets in Australia involves considering the climate, materials suitable for different seasons, and the specific needs and preferences of your pet. Here are some popular options for them to snuggle in.
Raised or elevated beds are excellent for warmer climates as they allow air circulation, keeping your pet cool. They are also suitable for indoor and outdoor use.
Cooling mats are designed to regulate a pet’s body temperature and can be especially beneficial in hot Australian weather. These mats often use cooling gel or technology that activates upon contact.
Subscribe to a pet subscription box that delivers new treats and toys each month.
Before subscribing to any service, it’s a good idea to check recent reviews and customer feedback to ensure the quality and satisfaction of previous subscribers. Additionally, visit the websites of these subscription box services to see if they are still operating and if there have been any changes to their offerings. Popular companies include: Waggly Club, Lyka dog food, Olly’s Box, and Pawfect Surprise.
Treats and Toys
High-quality treats or a festive treat assortment.
A custom portrait of your pet, either hand-painted or digitally created.
Pet Massage or Spa Day
Treat your pet to a massage or spa day at a pet-friendly facility.
Customised collar or name tag with their name and your contact information.
Christmas Pet Pack
A Christmas pet pack for the jetset dog.
Remember to consider your pet’s preferences, needs, and any potential allergies when choosing a gift. Additionally, always prioritise their safety and well-being when selecting items for them.