Pet advent calendars, Christmas stockings and gift ideas for cats and dogs
25 November 2021, 14:22 | Updated: 14 December 2021, 11:29
If you love treating your pet like a member of the family, then you'll want them to feel included at Christmas, too.
We've picked out some of the best gifts, advent calendars, and special festive treats for your cat and dog.
Whether you want to spoil them rotten or give them something small, these will give you paws for thought...
Cats who love cat nip will love getting to grips with one of these Kong toys.
The Kong Turtle for Cats (£4.99) is a soft and cuddly plush catnip toys with a closable pouch to hold fresh catnip securely in place.
When the catnip scent starts to fade, simply add more fresh catnip for another round of fun!
If your cat loves to grab, kick and wrestle give them something to really get to grips with, a Kong Kickero.
Where to buy: All stocked by the PDSA Pet Store
Webbox's Festive Cat Mousse contains no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives, and is packed full of delicious meat.
Their turkey and cranberry flavoured meat and Lick-E-Lix treats are also perfect stocking fillers for fur babies.
Lily's Kitchen specialises in grain free pet food, and their Christmas Turkey and Ham feast is a delicious pate-style meat your cats will love to tuck in to.
Their advent calendar - which has several treats behind each window, making it ideal for multi-cat households - will also help your favourite feline get in the Christmas spirit with the rest of the family.
Cheshire & Wain collar
Cheshire & Wain's new collection is a homage to the whimsical works of Victorian cat artist Louis Wain, and includes four vibrant, luxury leather collars, a hand-thrown porcelain bowl (£28) and four different art prints.
While your cat won't be fussed by the prints, they will definitely look very, very smart in the collars, and love the bowl (to be filled with food).
Where to buy: Cheshire & Wain, collars priced £55
Natural Instinct Cat Christmas Feast
The festive Christmas Feast for cats includes British turkey with bone and liver, as well as the much-loved ‘taste of Christmas’, added cranberry powder and sage.
For added health benefits, this tasty meal also includes British flaxseed oil, brewer’s yeast and sea kelp.
Where to buy: Natural Instinct, 2x250g for £3.50, or 2x500g for £4.70
Christmas Crinkle Santa Hat Cat Tunnel
The perfect grotto for cats and kittens, whethr they want a snooze or they're overwhelmed with visitors and just need somewhere to hide and chill out.
Where to buy: Pets At Home, £10
Christmas Dog Advent Calendar
The treats in this calendar are made from carob, which means they're dog friendly (unlike real chocolate).
Where to buy: Pets At Home, £2
Dog grooming brushes
Laura Campanella and her team at GroomArts, who are leaders in dog grooming and styling, have launched their own range of dog grooming products that are eco-friendly and designed by experts in the industry! Perfect for your pooches grooming needs.
Two products from the new range are the Bamboo Brush and Bath Brush. Both are the perfect introduction to grooming your dog and will help prevent those unwanted mattes in their fur. The time you spend grooming not only improves coat quality but also improves your connection with your gorgeous pup.
Where to buy: GroomArts, prices start from £23.99
This all-natural range of natural grooming products is lovingly made in the UK with sustainably sourced ingredients.
The inspiration for the Be:Loved range collection was an old farmhouse animal husbandry care book handed down through generations, packed full of natural recipes which have now been reimagined for today’s nature-loving dog owner.
From nose and paw balms to skin and fur oil and herbal shampoo bars, your pooch will smell and feel great.
Where to buy: Be: Loved, prices start £7.99
Luxury dog bed
Treat your precious pooch to a luxurious dog bed filled with soft and cosy duck down.
The Ducky Dog Bed is available in three sizes and comes in five colours: Blush, China Gray, Dark Gray, Elephant and Fern.
The covers are machine washable, and the inner mattress can be used as a separate bed, perfect for taking with you on trips out of the house.
Where to buy: Charley Chau, £195
Bella and Duke
Give your dog a Christmas dinner too with a turkey and cranberry meal from Bella and Duke.
Bella and Duke are raw food specialists, with the frozen meals needing to be thoroughly defrosted before serving.
They are also stocking an advent Calendar (£14.99) which includes chicken coins, chicken snow drops, duck snow drops and turkey stars.
Christmas bone biscuit
This oven-baked biscuit bone is a crunchy wheat free biscuit dipped in dog-friendly yoghurt and then hand-decorated.
Where to buy: Ocado, £6.99
The Treat Pantry Gift Boxes
With a selection of ethically sourced treats and goodies to choose from, simply choose the gift box you’d like from a selection of three price points and sizes, add the name of the lucky dog receiving it and who it's from!
There are loads of lovely treats to pick, favourites include Wholesome Fishy Bites, Real Chicken Hearts, fun dog toys, vitamin packed ‘Dog Beer’ and more!
Where to buy: The Treat Pantry, £20.99 - £41.99
Elf Stripe Dog Jumper
Where to buy: Pets At Home, £10 to £12 (S-XL)