Gift baskets are always fun to receive and pets love them as much as we do. This year's holiday gift baskets are more ingenious and beautiful than ever, with special ones for the dogs, cats, birds and horses that you know and love. There are even combination gift baskets, a one-shot gift idea for pet and pet-lover for Christmas, Kwanzaa and Hanukkah!
You gotta' love this first one... it's a holiday gift basket for a dog and her human!
You And Your Pooch Gift Basket
You and Your Pooch has some really neat stuff. Here it is for $59.95 at GiftBasketsOnTheWeb. Pooch's gift box contains Dapper Dog Gourmet Dog Biscuits, Munchy Bones, Doggie Bis-Cuties, Williweenie Dog Treats, a Mini Stuffed Velour Bean Bag Dog, and an Animal Print Dog Toy. The owner's gift box contains a Magnetic Pet Frame, Dog Memo Pads, Dog Lovers Pasta (it's shaped like bones and paws), Haute Cuisine Assorted Italian Cookies, Nunes Farms Roasted Salted Pistachios, East Shore Specialty Dipping Pretzels, and Zesty White Cheddar Popcorn. Who does better? (Editor's Update: Site is no longer active. Consider these doggy gift baskets instead.)
New Pooch Christmas Gift Basket
Tis the season to give puppies! And this Christmas gift basket will help the new owner get started on puppy care. With treats,chews, toys and grooming items for the puppy, there are also plenty of goodies for the new owner, like dog lover's pasta (a very popular choice this holiday), dog keychain, and even a book on how to establish your Alpha. A fine present for new puppy and owner in an old fashioned gift basket for $72.99, at GiftBasketsOnTheWeb.(Editor's Update: Site is no longer active. Consider these doggy gift baskets instead.)
Treats & More Treats Gift Basket for Dogs
Ooh, this is so gorgeous! Not only that, but it's full! Includes 3 toys from Planet Dog and 10 treats from Nutty Mutt Bakery and Pet Celebrations. See BowWowGiftBaskets for all items included in the basket. I know a few dogs who'd love to tear the cello off this one and dive into all the holiday-decorated biscuits and cookies. ($74.95)
Kwanzaa Kanine Gift Basket
For dogs that celebrate the festival of Kwanzaa, Dog Lover Gift Baskets makes this really sweet-looking gathering of fish and sweet potato wraps, lamb strips, gourmet apple and honey treats, a couple of squeaky toys and some rawhide chews. Dog Kwanzaa basket is $47.95. Add a dog lover to the gift basket, for a total of $68.95.
Note: Dog Lover Gift Baskets will create any item in its store for a Christmas, Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah gift, including custom baskets. Other vendors may also do that for you; just ask.
Paque-And-Go Hanukkah Carrier
Also from Dog Lover Gift Baskets, here's an interesting gift basket for a Jewish dog. Made for dogs up to 10 pounds, the basket is actually a plush leopard carrier and it includes a travel bed for your pooch. From the Hanukkah Bones to Grandma's Pot Roast to Lakse Kronch Real Salmon Bits, the treats are all Kosher. Don't know though about the Hanukkah squeaky toys.... The Paque-n-Go is $149.95. If you like this gift, be sure to check out the matching PJ's and boa collar, shown below.