Fido’s Favorite Things: Gifts for Dogs and Dog Lovers

Posted by Lauren Barker

When you’re shopping for Christmas gifts this holiday season, don’t forget your four-legged family! From stocking stuffers like tasty treats and unique chew toys to a cozy new dog bed wrapped under the tree, these 12 gift ideas from BringFido’s Ruff Guide Store will make tails wag on Christmas morning.

Holiday Burrow Toys

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Santa isn’t the only one who should get to enjoy milk and cookies at Christmas. Curious canines will love the adorable Milk & Cookies Burrow Toy from Zippy Paws, perfect for the holiday season! Fido can bury his nose in the plush milk carton and dig out the squeaky cookies one by one. Once all the cookies are out, place them back in and let the fun start over. This interactive hide-and-seek toy will keep playful pups stimulated and engaged for hours. Order the Milk & Cookies Burrow Toy, or choose from other burrow favorites including the Gingerbread House, Christmas Tree, Polar Bear Igloo, and Hot Cocoa.

Brutus Broth Biscuits

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Treat your Terrier to a delicious and wholesome snack for the holidays. Brutus Bone Broth Biscuits are made with the company’s legendary human-grade bone broth, which is fortified with glucosamine and chondroitin and high in protein. These yummy treats are easy to digest and function as a building block for cartilage production to help protect your pup’s joints. They’re also loaded with natural ingredients that can contribute to your dog’s overall health. Order a bag of beef- or chicken-flavored Brutus Bone Broth Treats for a healthy holiday snack.

Sherpa Dog Blanket

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The Tall Tails Dream Chaser Sherpa Dog Blanket is sure to warm your pup’s paws and heart this winter. This luxe blanket is made of baby-soft fleece material and is a great addition to any dog's bed, crate or favorite sleep spot. Your pup can nestle, burrow, and snuggle in their blanket on cold mornings, or you can use it to protect furniture from unwanted pet hair. Fido’s favorite blanket is also available in Hunter’s Plaid, Navy Hunter’s Plaid, and Houndstooth. Order one to keep your pooch warm and cozy on Christmas Day and all winter long.

Antler Chews

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Spunky Pup Antler Chews make the “pawfect” stocking stuffer for good boys and girls on Santa’s list. These super-durable nylon chew toys are embedded with chicken flavor and feature a textured surface to hold peanut butter or other delicious dog-friendly treat spreads. The antlers come in multiple designs like Elk, Ram, Deer and The Wishbone.

Dog Smart Treat Puzzles

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When opening presents isn’t enough of a challenge for your pup on Christmas morning, it’s time to gift him with the Nina Ottosson Dog Casino Interactive Treat Puzzle. This entry-level game challenges canines to discover treats through problem solving and exciting hidden rewards! Place treats or wet or dry kibble on the board and cover them with the bone-shaped pieces, arranged to your pup’s challenge level, and let him go. Your curious canine will learn to nuzzle and paw at the pieces until he gets to the treats. Adjust the level of the bones as his ability to get to the treats progresses.

Silicone Bake & Freeze Treat Makers

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Never run out of Fido’s favorite treats when you can make them at home. Order a 2-pack of Messy Mutts Silicone Bake & Freeze treat makers before Christmas and whip up a batch of seasonal treats like gingerbread or sugar cookies for your furry family to enjoy on Christmas morning. These flexible silicone treat trays each make 12 bone-shaped cookies by either baking or freezing, and the trays are stackable so you can freeze up to 24 cookies at once.

Clean Earth Plush Toys

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This season, give Fido a gift that benefits everyone! Clean Earth Plush Toys help remove waste plastic from the environment, one toy at a time! Everything from the fabric and stuffing to the binding and thread is made from 100% recycled plastic water bottles. In fact, each toy redirects waste from up to nine plastic water bottles from ending up in oceans, waterways and landfills. These plush toys include a built-in squeaker and durable construction for long-lasting play. But, when your dog is done playing, Clean Earth Plush Toys can also be recycled! Choose from a selection of cuddly creatures like a caribou, raccoon, turtle, lobster, seahorse or stingray.


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If you take your dog to sit on Santa’s lap this holiday season, you can bet he’s going to ask the big guy for a Pupsicle by Woof Pet. This no-mess treat-dispensing toy is the perfect gift for any canine. Simply fill the ball with Pupsicle Pops or create your own using the Pupsicle Treat Tray freezable mold and yummy fillers like peanut butter, dog food, yogurt or fruit. This cold and tasty treat will keep Fido occupied while you finish opening gifts, and if he’s feeling anxious about all the commotion on Christmas, fill the Pupsicle with calming vitamins to help soothe his fears.

Cuddle Donut Dog Bed

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If there’s one thing Fido needs under the Christmas tree this year, it’s a brand-new, cozy spot to curl up. The Cuddle Donut Dog Bed is just that. Part of Tall Tails’ Dream Chaser series, this dog bed mimics the comfort and security your dog felt as a puppy cuddling with his mother. The premium Cuddle Donut Dog Bed provides your pooch with a good night’s rest, so he’ll be wide-eyed and bushy-tailed on Christmas morning.

Brushbuster Grooming Brush

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Easily clean up Fido’s fur before those family photos in front of the Christmas tree using the Dexas Brushbuster silicone grooming brush. This soft, versatile and easy-to-hold brush can be used on wet or dry fur to gently massage your pup’s skin while clearing away loose hair and debris, leaving him looking dapper in no time.

Poochie Butter Toys

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If there’s one thing on every dog’s Christmas list, it’s peanut butter. The Poochie Butter Toy is the perfect gift to satisfy Fido’s craving for the smooth, sticky and delicious treat. Fill the peanut-shaped rubber chew toy with the included dog peanut butter or other yummy treats and let him lick it clean. Each Poochie Butter Toy includes one squeeze pouch of Poochie Butter dog peanut butter. Grab one for your pup in time for Christmas.

Dog & Me Stainless Steel Bottle Set

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Whether you and your “pawtner” are hitting the trails, taking a long walk or just spending a day out on the town, don’t leave home without Springer’s Dog & Me Stainless Steel Bottle Set. This water bottle and dog bowl all-in-one set is the perfect solution for staying hydrated on the go. While you’re stopping to quench your thirst, simply detach the included silicone boot and pour in some water for your dog to enjoy, too. The stainless steel vacuum-insulated bottle keeps liquids cold for hours and holds up to 24 oz. Once Fido unwraps this gift, you’ll be good to go on a Christmas day walk.

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