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Top 20 Dog Gifts – 2014 Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays right around the corner, we put together our top 20 dog gifts list. All products are linked for easy online shopping. We love all the top 20 products so they are not listed in any particular order. If you’re getting a gift for your best friend or buying a gift for another dog, these top 20 dog gifts will be sure to put a smile any dog’s face:

(Note this is our 2014 list and we still love all these items. We should be done with our 2015 list shortly – pls check back)

Popware H-Duo 3 1. Popware or Pets H-Duo with Companion Cup
The Popware for Pets H-DuO with Companion Cup is a bottle with two 12-oz watertight chambers so you can hold two different drinks or if you prefer, put water on one side and  treats (or food) on the other. It includes an 8oz collapsible cup that clips onto the bottle, making it ideal to travel with your dog.
Cowboy-cookout sausage treats - Copy 2. Merrick Gourmet Sausage Treats
A perfect stocking stuffer for your best friend. These Merrick Gourmet Sausage Treats are real sausage and similar in texture to a hard Italian sausage. They’re created from real meats from USDA, New Zealand and Australian growers.
Jorge Bendersky book 3. Book: DIY Dog Grooming by Jorge Bendersky
This book is paws down one of the best books dog grooming we’ve ever read. It’s a quick read, includes excellent photos, illustrations and a lot of valuable information. The book goes through a variety of topics from tools to trimming and tough cleaning problems.
Zero Shock Leash 4. Ezy Dog Zero Shock Leash
We can’t think of a dog owner that wouldn’t want a zero shock leash. EzyDog’s Zero Shock Technology cushions and eases the pressure for both the owner and the dog. Drastically reduces strain and pull. A “one for two” gift!
Dogs of Glamour 5. Dogs of Glamour Glam Tote Dog Carrier
Perfect for your jet setting dog! The Glam Tote from Dogs of Glamour fuses fashionable form and function into your look. Crafted from faux leather and featuring top and side ventilation, this dog carrier adds chic yet practical style to both you and your dog.
Slo-Bowl 6. Slo-Bowl Slow Feeder Dog Bowl
Did you just give your dog some kibble and seconds later it’s gone? Are you wondering if he inhaled it? Alas, there’s a great solution – we fell in love with the Slo-Bowl Slow Feeder, which will slow down your dog from eating too fast by turning meal time into a game.
Abe 1 - Copy 7. Starmark Treat Dispensing Chew Ball
Looking for a tough dog toy? We were forewarned that no toy could hold up to Abe’s jaws of steel, but this toy easily survived the test! It can be filled with a variety of treats to keep your dog mentally stimulated and happily occupied. The material is stronger and lighter than natural rubber and is free of latex, vinyl & phthalates.
Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain 8. Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain
Your dog will love this water fountain! It’s also very healthy for them as it increases aeration in your dog’s water with oxygen. It has an adjustable water flow. Bowl and reservoir are dishwasher safe.
SturdiBag Green 9. SturdiBag Flex-Height Carrier
It’s by far the lightest bag we’ve seen on the market! The large SturdiBag has been tested to safely carry a pet up to 40 pounds and the bag only weighs 2.6 pounds!!! The design is made to flex down when your dog is under airline seats and pops back into shape after the flight.
Stella & Chewy’s Freeze Dried 10. Stella & Chewy Freeze Dried Surf & Turf
Dogs just love Stella & Chewy’s. They are freeze dried and can be given as a meal or broken into pieces for a treat. When you check the list of ingredients, you’ll see it that every patty is made with select organic produce and meat.
Pet Tunes 11. Pet Tunes by Pet Acoustics
Does your dog suffer from anxiety or excessive barking when you’re away or during thunderstorms? Pet Tunes is a speaker pre-loaded with special frequency modulated music clinically proven to reduce stress and calm anxiety for dogs. It’s an innovative and non-invasive way to help your dog relax.
Orvis LED Dog Collar 12. Orvis Safety Light for Your Dog’s Collar
The Orvis Safety Light is waterproof, impact resistant, and visible up to 3 miles away. Best of all, the Orvis LED safety light fastens anywhere on your dog’s collar via a clip or hook-and-loop strap. Wearing a dog collar light can be a great safety device and life saver.
antlers for dogs 13. Antlers for Dogs – Acadia Antlers
Antlers for dogs are loaded with calcium and minerals and are a superb long lasting treat, especially for those aggressive chewers. Dogs aren’t actually able to chew through the antlers, but rather they gradually grind them down, which makes them a great way to keep tartar and plaque off your dog’s teeth.
dog farts 14. “Fart & Away” – Sniff Pet Candles
If you have a dog, you know they can be guilty of farting (just like humans) and sometimes those dog farts can clear a room. The Fart & Away candle works like a charm to dissipate any awkwardly unexpected emissions and ease the cause of your dog’s unpleasant condition.
ClickIt Dog Harness 15. Dog Car Harness – Clickit Utility from Sleepypod
Sleepypod’s Clickit Utility was the Top Performer in the Center for Pet Safety test. Clickit Utility’s three points of attachment absorb force in a frontal collision by dissipating energy and keeps the dog in the car seat during impact.
GoPro Fetch 16. GoPro Fetch – See from Your Dog’s Point of View
With the GoPro Fetch harness you can affix a camera to your dog. The harness features two mounting locations for a variety of perspectives: the chest (for bone-chewing, digging and front-paw action) and your dog’s back (for over-the-head shots of running, jumping and play).
KONG Squeakair Tennis Balls - Dog Toy 17. KONG Squeakair Tennis Balls – Dog Toy
This is by far one of our dog’s favorite toys! It bounces and it squeaks – what’s not to love? The ultimate cheap and classic dog toy. These come in various sizes. Our dog has both small and medium sized ones.
Tasmans 16. Tasman’s American Bison Meaty Bones
Does your dog chew bones or raw hides in seconds? These are the largest bones for dogs that we’ve ever seen! We’re positive it would take quite a while, possibly weeks or months for your dog to chew through these. They’re made in the USA and raised without added hormones or antibiotics.
orvis wraparound dog bed - blue 19. Dog Bed
Rather than picking just one bed for our list, we’re recommending you to Our Top 4 Favorite Dog Bed Brands! We’ve done the homework for you to find you the best quality and stylish dog beds on the market.
Zippy Cozy Dog Suits 20. Dog Coat / Dog Jacket
As with the dog beds, we’re recommending you to our Top 10 Dog Coats for Winter! We searched and selected the best style and quality dog coats for our Dogsized fans. This will help you select the best coat that suits your dogs needs for the weather you’re in.

Animal Planet Halloween Costumes for Your Dog

Super cute Animal Planet Halloween Costumes for Fido!

You can even dress your pup up as a shark not only for Halloween, but also for Shark Week! Check out all of the very cute Animal Planet Halloween Costumes:

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Kobi on Animal Planet

Kobi on Animal Planet

10 Great Stocking Stuffers for Your Dog

You’ve hung all the stockings and now are just looking for amazing gifts to stuff them with. Our Great Stocking Stuffers for Your Dog can help you fill your best friend’s stocking with great items which will make your dog jump for joy. All products are linked for easy online shopping:

Zanies Plush Holiday Santa Dog Toy 1. Plush Holiday Santa Dog Toy
This Santa Dog Toy is a musical way to sound out this holiday season. It plays the “Santa Claus is Coming to Town” song. This adorable dog toy is soft, plush and durable that stand up to rough-and-tumble canine games.
Merrick Flossies Tendon Chews Pack of 5 2. Merrick Flossies
We have not met a dog yet who has turned down one of these tasty treats! The unique design of this treat (made from a beef tendon) creates a natural chewing friction against the teeth which helps to clean a dog’s teeth – tasty and beneficial!
Zanies Tennis Ball Minis Dog Toy, 6-Pack 3. Zanies Tennis Ball Minis
Zanies Tennis Ball Minis are a set of six balls in fashionable color combinations that stand out from the pack. The mini size is easy for small dogs to pick up and play with.
Zanies Plush Santas Lil Yelpers Dog Toy 4. Santas Lil Yelpers Dog Toy
Just in time for the holidays! This big smiles reach from floppy ear to floppy ear and their bright red Santa hats are complete with a pom-pom tip. These Plush Santas Lil Yelpers Dog Toy are great for chewing, throwing and carrying around.
Zuke's Mini Naturals Dog Treats Roasted Chicken Recipe 5. Zuke’s Mini Naturals Dog Treats Roasted Chicken Recipe
What dog doesn’t like treats? Luckily, with these you can help your dog also maintain a healthy lifestyle with nutrient-rich cherries, rosemary, and turmeric. Less than 3.5 calories per treat! The perfect little size and amazing taste to keep training fresh, healthy and fun.
top paw water bowl 6. Top Paw Collapsible Travel Bowl
This travel dog bowl collapses to less than 0.5 inches thick and is great for traveling, camping, walks and pet sport events. The expandable food and water travel bowl can latch onto your dog’s leash when you are on the go.
Kong Toy 7. The KONG Classic – Food Stuffed Toy
This is the gold standard for food stuffed dog toys and has been recommended by vets and trainers more than any other dog toy. KONG’s performance and durability is legendary and extremely tough for long chew sessions.
Pig Ears 8. Roasted Pig Ears
Dogs love to chew on pig ears and they last a long time! Pig ears are a great source of protein for your dog. In addition, they help promote healthy skin and a shiny coat while helping to prevent bad breath and clean teeth.
KONG Squeakair Tennis Balls - Dog Toy 9. KONG Squeakair Tennis Balls – Dog Toy
Already shaped to easily stuff in a stocking – this is by far one of our dog’s favorite toys! It bounces and it squeaks – what’s not to love? These come in various sizes. Our dog has both small and medium sized ones.
snout soother 10. Natural Dog Snout Soother
This nose balm is the perfect blend of 100% all natural nourishing, healing and moisturizing ingredients. A dog’s nose is highly sensitive and can become very painful when their tissues are dry, chapped or cracked. Snout Soother comes to the rescue for a dog’s nose (or paws).

Top 20 Dog Gifts – 2013 Holiday Gift Guide

With the holidays right around the corner, we put together our top 20 dog gifts list. All products are linked for easy online shopping. If you’re getting a gift for your best friend or buying a gift for another dog, these top 20 dog gifts will be sure to put a smile any dog’s face:

Chuckit! Flying Squirrel 1. The Chuckit Flying Squirrel
Grab one of the orange corners and toss it like a flying disc – your dog will love it! This is an amazing toy for all dogs. It comes in different sizes and is very durable. The paws glow in the dark after being exposed to light and also floats on water!
Teafco Otto Memory Foam Bed with Heat Relief Padding, Green 2. Teafco Otto Memory Foam Bed with Relief Padding
This bed is made from the most integrated memory foam and organic crystals. It is also one of the top pet beds with cooling technology. It will make your pampered pooch even more comfortable when resting.
Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain 3. Drinkwell Platinum Pet Fountain
Your dog will love this water fountain! It’s also very healthy for them as it increases aeration in your dog’s water with oxygen. It has an adjustable water flow. Bowl and reservoir are dishwasher safe.
Hide-A-Squirrel 4. Hide-A-Squirrel Puzzle Toy
Hide the squeaky squirrel pieces in the in the various openings in the plush tree trunk. Then sit back and watch as your dogs use their problem solving skills to retrieve them. Dogs love to search, stalk, and capture the small “squeaky” prey.
Hurtta Rainwear Slush Combat Suit 5. Hurtta Rainwear Slush Combat Suit
This is a great dog jacket, especially if you’re tired of cleaning your dog off every time your dog goes outside. It is made of high-performance outdoor fabric, which provides effective protection against water, mud and dirt. It’s also comfortable for the dog to run and play in.
 Stella & Chewy’s Freeze Dried 6. Stella & Chewy Freeze Dried Surf & Turf
Dogs just love Stella & Chewy’s. They are freeze dried and can be given as a meal or broken into pieces for a treat. When you check the list of ingredients, you’ll see it that every patty is made with select organic produce and meat.
 H2O4K9 Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle  7. H2O4K9 Stainless Steel Dog Water Bottle
Give your dog water wherever you go with this dog water bottle, where the lid is the bowl. H2O4K9 Bottles are made from safe materials with no hinges or complex parts that can break or rust. It’s a simple, durable, stylish, screw-top bottle and lid.
 orvis wraparound dog bed - blue 8. Orvis Fleecelock Wraparound Dog Bed
This popular this popular oval-shaped fleece bolster dog bed offers the ultimate in luxury, comfort, and security. It has a supersoft, plush FleeceLock sleep surface on the inside and a high-quality, luxurious microsuede on the outside.
Petego Rear Car Seat 9. Petego Rear Car Seat Protector by Motor Trend
This is a gift for your dog and your car! Constructed with extremely durable polyester “canvass”, the underside is made with an anti-skid mesh. Your dog will have a comfortable ride and your car seat will be protected.
KONG Squeakair Tennis Balls - Dog Toy 10. KONG Squeakair Tennis Balls – Dog Toy
This is by far one of our dog’s favorite toys! It bounces and it squeaks – what’s not to love? These come in various sizes. Our dog has both small and medium sized ones.
 snout soother 11. Natural Dog Snout Soother
This nose balm is the perfect blend of 100% all natural nourishing, healing and moisturizing ingredients. A dog’s nose is highly sensitive and can become very painful when their tissues are dry, chapped or cracked. Snout Soother comes to the rescue for a dog’s nose (or paws).
 Sleepypod Air In-Cabin Pet Carrier 12. Sleepypod Air In-Cabin Pet Carrier
This is a very stylish and ultra plush in-cabin dog carrier. It has a folding system that allows pets to travel in the largest space possible while the airplane is in the air, while still being under an airline seat during takeoff and landing.
Merrick Flossies Tendon Chews Pack of 5 13. Merrick Flossies
We have not met a dog yet who has turned down one of these tasty treats! Merrick Flossies Tendon Dog Chew Treats are made from a beef tendon. The unique design of this treat creates a natural chewing friction against the teeth which helps to clean a dog’s teeth – tasty and beneficial!
top paw water bowl 14. Top Paw Collapsible Travel Bowl
This travel dog bowl collapses to less than 0.5 inches thick and is great for traveling, camping, walks and pet sport events. The expandable food and water travel bowl can latch onto your dog’s leash when you are on the go.
Hartman Rose Leather Dog Collar - Haute Couture Collection 15. Hartman & Rose Leather Dog Collar – Haute Couture Collection
This series is truly decadent and fabulous! Made of 100% Italian full grain leather and Swarovski crystals. The highest quality dog collars for your best friend!
 ThunderShirt 16. Thundershirt – Dog Anxiety Treatment Attire
Thundershirts gentle, constant pressure has a dramatic calming effect for most dogs, if they are anxious, fearful or over-excited. Pressure has a calming effect on the nervous system and is used to relieve anxiety. No medications needed!
 Pro-Treat Beef Liver 17. Pro-Treat Beef Liver, Freeze Dried Dog Treats
These treats are 100% pure beef liver. They were developed many years ago as a tool for training pure bred dogs for show. Now they’re available for dog owners that want a more natural and healthy treat for their dogs.
 Kong Toy 18. The KONG Classic – Food Stuffed Toy
This is the gold standard for food stuffed dog toys and has been recommended by vets and trainers more than any other dog toy. KONG’s performance and durability is legendary and extremely tough for long chew sessions.
 Ruffwear Climate Changer Fleece Jacket 19. Ruffwear Climate Changer Fleece Jacket
It’s ideal for trail running, hiking, in-town excursions or any time your dog needs warmth and insulation from the elements. The Polartec fabric is breathable, durable, pill-resistant and quick-drying.
 Wacky Paws Sporty Pet Backpack, Green 20. Wacky Paws Sporty Dog Backpack
It’s very popular, fun and easy to use. This backpack features air mesh material, giving your small dog the proper ventilation. A unique feature is the waist line strap that can buckle around your waist to better secure and support the weight of your dog.