Posted December 19, 2014 @ 12:09pm | by Janine Barnes, AERC Marketing Assistant
Still looking for a holiday gift for your furry family member? We have ten ideas for you!
1. New Toys
This one is pretty obvious. But every pet loves a new toy. You know what your pet likes and dislikes so get a toy that’s even better than his/her current favorite toy. Puzzle toys will keep your dog busy when you’re not home. For your cat, make sure the toy can’t be torn apart and the pieces ingested. ASPCA lists household items that make safe toys for your cat (cardboard boxes, anyone?) Equally important, it also will tell you what NOT to buy for your cat.
Again, this one is an obvious choice. Invest in a popular brand that your dog will love. Don’t want to spend too much money? Make homemade pet-friendly treats! You can find a ton of great recipes at allrecipes.com.
3. Leash or collar
Invest in a new leash or collar. Maybe your pet needs a leash that won’t allow him/her to travel too far ahead of you. Or maybe you’ve noticed your pet isn’t very comfortable with his current collar. Or perhaps you just want something more stylish for the holiday season!
4. Scratching posts/gyms
If your cat is clawing at furniture or isn’t getting enough exercise this winter, then this is the gift for him/her! Not only will your cat love a cat gym or a scratching post, but it will also help your cat stay active this winter!
5. Water or food bowls
Does your cat need an automatic feeder? Or maybe his/her bowl is too tall or too short. Cats often drink more water when provided with a fountain-style water bowl. Find out what your pet needs and upgrade!
6. Winter gear
9. ID Tags
Whatever you get your furry family member, remember he/she will love you no matter what! We hope your family has a happy holiday season! Remember if you have a pet emergency, both of our locations are open 24/7, every day of the year- including holidays!