Celebrating the Holidays with Your Pets

Celebrating the Holidays with Your Pets

Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, it’s time to decorate for the holidays and celebrate the season with all the animals in your house!  Here are our top five picks for gifts during this holiday season from all of us at Rover.com!

KeepsakesHome and Dog Pet Placemat from Shutterfly

Now that you’ve got a year’s worth photos of your pets, create a keepsake present with your favorite pet pics.  Check out Shutterfly for a wide range of gifts that can be made with your photos including water bowls, dog tags, and placemats for your pets.  If you’re decorating a tree, order an ornament made with the best selfie you took this year with your pets!

Playdate Party & Pampering

doggie play date

Just as you treat yourself, spoil your pup with a doggie play date with your pup’s closest pals. Take your plans to social media and create a small event out of it: a doggy holiday party.  If your pup loves getting a new do, pamper your beloved canine companion at the groomers with a shampoo and cut after their romp around the mud puddles.  Finish the pampering with these holiday groomer bows and get out the camera for your holiday pics!

A Special Treat

Ranch Rewards Holiday Rawhide Gift Pack BonesYou know your pet’s favorite foods, and you’re probably prepared to spoil them over the holidays.  Perhaps it’s also time to get fancy with DIY treats!  If you’re already preparing your holiday cookie recipes, check out these holiday dog treat recipes from Rover.  Decorate basket or mason jar to store these treats and hide them under the tree until present time!

All Dressed Up

holiday outfits

Admit it, those pictures of dogs dressed up in their favorite sweater or tutu melt your heart.  If you don’t already have a holiday wardrobe for your pet, now’s the time. Check out these holiday outfits for your dogs and cats.  Your pets will be the talk of the town, and those holiday photos will never be the same!

Roam Free

invisible dog fence

If your dog’s dream has always been to run free, it may be the year to invest in an invisible dog fence for your yard.

Chewy.com has a variety of options. Take a look at the latest and greatest in invisible fence technology.  Go leash-free this year and take play time to the next level!  If you want to win the Human of the Year award, upcycle some wooden pallets to make a dog house for those rainy days that your dog wants to hang outside.  

There are lots of way to make the holidays memorable for you and your pets.  Give yourself the gift of extra pet  snuggles when you treat your pet to a special season of giving.  Happy Holidays!

Written by Tracy Vicory-Rosenquest, Rover.com community member.  Rover is the nation’s largest network of 5-star pet sitters and dog walkers.

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2 Comments

  1. i really want to make my pets more of the festivities this year, they are part of the family.

    • I know exactly what you mean Molli! Molly is an integral part of our family and I always try to do a little something special for her during the holidays!

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