It’s the most wonderful time of year because Santa PAWS is coming to town! It’s time to go shopping, and we’re here to make sure that your pet’s wish list gets all the love it deserves.
Before we jump in, here’s a QUICK TIP:
Keep your eye out at online retailers like Amazon, Target, and Walmart as they bring back some of their popular “DAILY DEALS” sales from 2020. You can buy early with confidence, knowing that retailers like Target are offering holiday price matching. They are guaranteeing consumers that if the price goes lower before Christmas, they will refund the difference.
Here is our Gift Guide for 2021, highlighting some of our favorite pet finds. We don’t get any kickback on these products – we’re just sharing items we love and the deals we’ve found to help make your holiday shopping a breeze.
There are certainly pros and cons to subscription boxes, but these are two of the best deals around right now!
Starting at $35 (Barkbox.com)
If you have a Grand Dog or you’re a pet Auntie, any subscription box would make a great gift. Barkbox is one of our favorites. Bark Boxes are full of custom toys and treats for your pups. The box gets shipped directly to your furry little friend. There are several options for gifting a Barkbox. You can choose to send a gift card, send a one-time gift box, or choose a subscription lasting for 3, 6, or 12 months.
The boxes have very fun themes. Right now, they are offering holiday-themed boxes. Two of their holiday themes are “Home Alone” and “Peanuts.” Your pup gets toys and treats themed from those movies. Barkbox gets major props from us for the creativity of their themed gifts. We love it and so will your dog or Grand Dog!
Normally $43 Now $25 (Chewy)
We love a good unboxing! The Goody Holiday Box is not a subscription. It is a limited-edition holiday box that is chock full of toys, treats & accessories that will make your dog’s Christmas merry and bright!
Normally $199, Now $149 (On Chewy & Amazon)
For Dog Parents: As more and more people choose to rescue pets from shelters, DNA tests remain a popular pet purchase for owners. The test is a simple cheek swab and can tell an owner the breed of dog they have as well as any hereditary disease pre-dispositions of the breed. With such deep discounts, now is a great time to buy them!
Normally $129, Now $89 (Basepaws.com)
For Cat Parents: This is a comprehensive health and breed test for cats. This test will also tell you your cat’s similarities to top big cats (think: Lions, Cheetahs, and Tigers). It also tests for major genetic predispositions and risks for dental conditions.
Bonus: Get a free toy with code GIVING.
Due to the new Department of Transportation (DOT) policy, Emotional Support Animals are NO longer allowed to fly in airplane cabins for free. However, Psychiatric Service Dogs are eligible.
My co-worker has Furbo at home, and we have so much fun checking in on her dog Parker throughout the day. It’s a fun distraction from work when we need to take a break. She can check in on him, talk to him and shoot him treats.
Normally $320, Now $288 (Amazon and Chewy)
Give your fur babies boundaries and yourself the peace of mind that they are safe. The PetSafe Wireless Containment System provides your dog with a safe space to roam and play without a fence. Your dog receives a static correction and annoying tone to his collar to remind him when he crosses into an off-limits area. It is simple to set up and has five levels of correction.
Normally $199.95, Now $134.95 (Whistle.com)
This new, high-tech collar is basically a Fit Bit and GPS locator for your pet all in one. This smart collar monitors your pet 24/7 and helps you understand your pet’s health. We love the sleek and switchable designs.
Bonus: 25% off all devices with code BRAND 25 with a 1 or 2-year plan. Monitoring plans start as low as $7.99 a month.
Normally $213, Now $149 (All sizes are 30% off – Paw.com)
The Pup Rug is designed to provide our best friends with the most comfortable place to rest while blending into the modern design of your home. It is made with memory foam to ease joint pain and provide maximum support for your dog. Admittedly, this bed is a little pricier, but the comfort and design are unmatched. These are the best-looking dog beds we’ve seen. You’ll love them in your home!
Normally $39.99, Now $30 (Amazon)
This bed is for the constant cuddler in your life. These cozy beds are extra cushy and warm with high walls that promote a sense of security and lead to a better night’s sleep. The standard size is good for pets up to 25 pounds and the jumbo size is ideal for pets up to 35 pounds. Both are on sale.
Normally $60, Now $54 (Petco)
The activated carbon filter removes bad tastes and odors, while the free-falling stream of water entices your pet to stay hydrated! Great for cats.
Normally $32, Now $20 (Chewy)
Keep your fur baby looking their best. This brush is easy to use and gently removes tangles and knots from your pet’s undercoat. It is designed to keep their coat sleek and shiny and keep their skin healthier. Clean-up is easy thanks to the brush’s automatic retraction button that leaves it fur-free for your next grooming.
Normally $199, now $132 (Chewy)
Give your pup the gift of adventure! The bag includes:
● Two collapsible bowls.
● Two food containers.
● A collar tether.
● A feeding placemat.
● A dog bone ID tag.
It is designed to hold your pet, as well as her food and belongings. For dogs up to 15 pounds, this is a great option for traveling with your smaller Emotional Support Animal.
Bonus: Customize with up to 12 screen-printed characters in multiple fonts and colors.
Normally $48, Now $25 (Floppy Fish)
You may have seen the Floppy Fish Dog Toy on Tik Tok. Dogs love them, and they are super trendy right now. The Floppy Fish is an interactive toy that has a realistic flopping action that dogs can’t resist. It looks, acts, and flops around like a real fish out of water would. Thankfully it doesn’t operate non-stop. It will only flop when touched and stays still when left alone—an excellent option for helping to keep your furbabies entertained while you’re away.
Bonus: they do make a version for both cats and dogs. Their site has a ton of unique toys, interactive treat dispensers, pet beds, and more.
Normally $69.99, Now $45.99 (Barx Buddy)
Barx Buddy Busy Ball is a “smart” ball with built-in motion sensors that keep the ball rolling and bouncing around on its own. It is a constant game of fetch for your pup. The Barx Buddy is great for keeping your dog active and happy while you’re at work or out running errands. It will keep your pup curious, active, and “busy.” That means less destructive behavior during the day and better sleep at night. Woo hoo!
Buy 3, Get 1 Free (Chewy)
Chewy is offering sales on many items included in the mix and match deal, making this a great time to stock up on both toys and treats for your pets!
Bonus: This applies to select TOYS + TREATS.
Normally $24, Now $14 (Chewy)
Any toy that involves treats is better – your dog will agree! This unique toy provides mental stimulation for your dog while he hunts for treats within the puzzle. You can dial up the difficulty as he masters the puzzle. Your doggo will love sniffing out his reward, and you’ll enjoy watching him learn.
Okay, these might be more for you than your pets, but that’s allowed!
Normally $9.99, Now $8.09
Capture imprints of your dog or cat’s paw prints and keep it furrrever!
Bonus: Included in the mix and match buy 3, get 1 free sale at Chewy.
The perfect way to include your little floof in the matching family PJ photo this year! Sold in a variety of sizes from XS to 3XL so you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your pup.
Bonus: Some pajamas are a part of the mix and match buy 3, get 1 free sale at Chewy which makes this purchase even sweeter!
The benefits of an Emotional Support Animal certification and a Psychiatric Service Dog certification are drastically different. Fortunately for you, American Service Pets’ network of active board certified doctors can help you find the right path to certification. To find out whether you need an ESA or PSD letter, take our easy, three-step Pet Owner Survey!
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