As you find yourself surrounded by piles of bows and ribbon while you wrap gifts for everyone that managed to stay off the naughty list, there is one very important recipient you should not forget … the family dog! There are countless options when it comes to gifts for your furry friend. Explore eight of our top picks.
Dogtra Pathfinder GPS Tracking & Training Collar
The Pathfinder GPS tracking and training collar is the ultimate gift for dogs and owners alike, whether they hunt fields or hike mountains. This collar serves double duty as it offers GPS tracking and training and recall options similar to a traditional e-collar. The Pathfinder is waterproof and has a nine-mile tracking range. It also works via off-line maps so no Wi-Fi is required, and it includes a geo-fence option should you wish to limit the area in which your dog can travel. Lastly, this system can be expanded to 21 different dogs and hunters, everyone able to share various data, location points, and more. MSRP $409.
ThermaSeat ThermaBed Deluxe
No one likes being cold, and that includes your pets. Perfect for both at home and in the duck blind, the ThermaBed Deluxe is sure to keep your buddy nice and warm during inclement weather. The outer layer is also waterproof … good news for wet dogs and pups yet to be house trained! Available in various sizes and patterns, this bed can be likened to a bean bag of sorts that you used to enjoy in years gone by. A bonus feature of this pet bed is the removable liner, allowing for easy clean-up. MSRP $38.99+
Nine Line Apparel K9 Bandanas
Most of us are familiar with the graphic tees and hoodies from this brand, but you may not know that Nine Line Apparel also offers a variety of products for pets as well. The K9 Bandanas offered by Nine Line are adorned with everything from US Flags to AR-15s! Bring your dog to the range in style or dress up the local shop dog with one of these bandanas and they are sure to be the center of attention! MSRP $14.99
Wilderdog Santa Paws “Coal Sacks”
These are the perfect stocking stuffer for the dog mom or dog dad in your life. Practical yet funny, the Santa Paws “Coal Sacks” are sure to bring a laugh or two once unwrapped. Each package contains 120 biodegradable bags. MSRP $9
L.L. Bean Reversible Field Coat for Dogs
Available in sizes small through extra-large, L.L. Bean’s reversible field coat is sure to please even the most discerning of stylish hounds. Constructed of both canvas and flannel, you get double the bang for your buck with this coat. Cleanup is a breeze; simply toss it in with your daily laundry and it is ready to wear in no time at all. The fit of the jacket can be adjusted via the hook and loop belly and chest straps. MSRP $29.95
Tactipup Personalized 1.5” Extreme Tactical Dog Collar with Handle
This collar is an excellent option for hunting or working dogs as well as those who tend to get a bit too excited when on their daily walks. The extreme tactical collar is equipped with a low-profile handle providing quick and easy access to maintain control over your four-legged friend. Made from robust webbing, this collar is available in several different sizes and comes in over ten different colors and patterns. The collar can be customized not only by the text of your choice but also by a mini flag patch. MSRP $72.95
Orvis Personalized Pet Placemat
If you have multiple pups to buy for, personalized pet placemats from Orvis are a great option. These placemats are made from recyclable material and keep water and food from being tracked throughout your home. Offered in two different sizes and five different colors, there is sure to be an option to match your home décor. Personalization is available so there is no mistaking whose dish is who’s when that dinner bell rings! MSRP $39+
Proclaimed as the healthy alternative to rawhide, SmartBones are my go-to treat when it comes to spoiling my hound. These treats, available in more options than you can shake a stick at contain zero rawhide. Instead, they are made from vegetables and real meat! They are 100 percent digestible and also include vitamins and minerals essential to keeping your best friend happy and healthy years to come. Easy on the stomach and easy on the wallet … what more can you ask for! MSRP $6.99+