Bob Vila's Holiday Gift Guide: For Pets

A selection of gifts for the four-legged, feathered, or reptilian members of your family.

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  1. Dog Bone Wreath


    Any dog lover will be proud to hang this Doggone Dog Bone Wreath on the front door. The layers of dog bones are handcrafted from felted wool and lay on a 14" bamboo core. A red felt bow adds a nice holiday touch. From Sundance, $115


  2. Cat Cabin


    Give your feline a taste of the great outdoors with the Loyal Luxe Canadian Cabin for Fluffy Little Critters. This corrugated cardboard cabin is inspired by Canadian-style hunting chalets and comes with 4 interchangeable ornaments: moose head, fish, bird, and a banner on which the name of your cat can be written. Appropriate for domestic rabbits, ferrets, and small dogs too. Available on Amazon, $25


  3. Classic Bird Cage

    Give your small bird a nice place to rest its feathers with the Advantage Series Peak Style Roof Bird Cage. It features all the amenities any bird needs and comes with removable grate, deep slide-out tray and a high-wall base. It's designed to keep maintenance simple and is offered in different colors. Available at for $24.99

  4. Field Coat Style


    Help your pet stay cozy this winter with the Classic Field Coat from L.L. Bean. Owners and dogs alike will love this stylish gift, since it's insulated for extra warmth (important for your pet) and machine-washable (important for you). $29, or monogrammed for an additional cost

    l.l. Bean

  5. Waterfall Globe Aquarium


    This Tetra Waterfall Globe Aquarium is a modern take on the classic fish bowl. The 1.8 gallon glass globe features 3-stage filtration that makes aquarium care easy. An energy-efficient LED light makes it a glowing addition to any home or office. Available at Doctors Foster and Smith, $39.99

    Drs, Foster & Smith

  6. A Canine Shelter


    The Ware Manufacturing Premium+ Doghouse provides your pet with a solid outdoor home year-round. The weather-resistant shelter features solid wood framing, a shingle roof, and adjustable feet. And it's coated with a non-toxic, water-resistant stain for added durability. A locking roof-top hinge and removable floor panels make for easy cleaning.  Available at Tractor Supply Co. stores, $139.99

    Tractor Supply co.

  7. Litter Box Upgrade


    Keep odor at bay with the Tidy Cats® Breeze Litter Box. Instead of traditional clay litter, this model features specially designed pellets that are 99.9 percent dust-free and anti-tracking. A pull-out tray holds disposable cat pads designed to absorb urine and lock in odor. Available at PetSmart, $36.99


  8. Healthy Dog Biscuits


    Treat your canine companion with these healthy dog biscuits from Sundance. Four pounds of chicken-and-liver snacks–made with all-natural ingredients like wheat germ and rolled oats–are packed into a stout, enameled tin for your favorite dog to enjoy. $38


  9. Super Pet Habitat


    Your small pet will have a ball with the Super Pet CritterTrail Triple Play 3-in-1 Habitat. Ideal for mice, hamsters and gerbils, the habitat can be reconfigured to include arch, tower, or tunnel layouts to promote muscle development and prevent pet boredom. An exercise wheel, food dish and water bottle are also included. The cage can be disassembled for easy cleaning. Available at PetSmart, $49.99


  10. Lights-Up Dog Leash


    Illuminate your nightly dog walk with The Pup Crawl's Lights-Up Leash. The LED-illuminated leash can be seen from up to a quarter-mile in the dark and is made from reinforced nylon, making it both lightweight and strong. You'll also be helping out less fortunate canines; $3 from each leash sold goes to benefit one of the more than 400 animal shelters and rescue organizations across the U.S. Available in several colors from The Pup Crawl, $25

    The Pup Crawl

  11. Doggie Dining


    These eco-friendly dog feeders are made from recycled polyethylene making them durable, waterproof, colorfast, and maintenance-free. Their clean, classic lines are accented with a paw-print cutout on the front, and the stainless steel bowls are removable for easy cleaning. Available in a variety of colors and sizes from In the Company of Dogs, $89.95

    In the Company of Dogs

  12. Snake Cave


    Give your reptilian friend a new hideout. The Exo Terra Snake Cave provides the proper hidden resting area reptiles and amphibians need, and its natural look will integrate seamlessly into any type of terrarium. Natural Moss is included, which can be dampened to create a moist nesting box. Available at PetSmart, $19.99-$24.99


  13. Pet Murphy Bed


    This space-saving Pet Murphy Bed will complement your home's decor and provide a comfortable resting place for the well-pampered pet. The mattress is made of foam and batting and comes complete with removable and washable sheets. Classic raised-panel detailing makes the cabinet blend seamlessly with any decorating style. Available in cherry, natural, or black finish at Duke & Fritz, $249

    Duke & Fritz

  14. Pet ID Tags


    These pet ID tags are not only cute, but they'll keep your furry friend coming back home. The tags are 1" in diameter and made of copper, nickel/silver or brass. Your pet's name and a phone number come hand-stamped on the front (up to four lines of engraving may also be added on the back). A protective clear top coat makes the tag durable, while softened, hammered edges make it pet-appropriate. Available at Etsy, $8 each


  15. Dog House Ornament


    This sweet dog house ornament is hand-dyed and stitched of felted wool. While not intended for "Sparky," it is certainly the perfect gift for the dog lover in us all. Available at Sundance, $28


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