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Extraordinary Handmade and Personalized Holiday Gift Ideas for Pet Owners

Ideas to inspire

by Art of the Pet | 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Here are some handmade gift ideas that are a real treat for pet lovers that are paws-itively perfect.

If you have a cat or dog lover in your life, you might have a hard time holiday shopping for them. Is it possible to buy a personalized, pet-related present that's actually useful and unique? Yes!


We've put together a quick list of creative, handmade gift ideas for dog and cat lovers to help inspire you.

Tail-wagging ideas below:

1. Hand knitted dog scarves and luxe bandanas

Canine fashionistas of all sizes will stay warm and stylish in any of these plush scarves with complimentary accents or fun luxe bandanas.  Everyone in the neighborhood will be impressed by your fashionably stylish pooch.  Available in different colors and patterns

2. Weather resistant pet coats

Whether your region sees rain, snow, or both during the winter months, these snappy toppers will keep your dog comfy. A few are reversible, so s/he can have different looks depending on the weather.

3. Custom Pet Tribute / Pet Memorial

Submit a picture of a special pet, and get a stunning painted portrait on stretched canvas that's ready to hang. 

4. Bling-bling and Custom Handmade Leather Collars

You can get a handmade, custom fine leather and crystal "bling" dog and cat collars in a variety of colors and materials made by artisans from Greece, Canada, and the USA.

5. Fun Cat and Dog Toys

Stuff your pet’s stocking with lightweight, durable toys that just begs to be batted and tugged. Tiller Tug firehose toys are durable and come in different shapes and sizes.  The cat toys felt pieces are infused with organic catnip, so don't be surprised if he tries to climb inside his stocking on Christmas Eve! (Add dogs to this- refer to newsletter marketplace link).

6. A custom dog mug

The day doesn't really start until you've had your first cup of coffee. For all those dog parents out there, coffee is the perfect drink to warm them up after taking the dog out for a chilly morning walk. That coffee will taste a lot better coming from a meaningful mug. And a custom mug with a photo of your loved one's dog on the front will mean a lot to them. 

Creative Gift Ideas for Pet Lovers

It's not hard to come up with gift ideas for pet lovers. As long as you give them something that makes them think of their dog, cat or pet they're sure to enjoy it. Practical gifts that'll make life with a dog easier are also thoughtful.

Not sure where to start looking for pet-themed gifts? Hopefully, our list of suggestions gave you some new ideas.  Order now as handmade products take more time than buying off the shelf, but it’s definitely worth the extra effort and time to get something made by hand. Make sure you click here to check out some of our products today!