It really is the most wonderful time of the year. I've rounded up some fabulous gift ideas from Canada and can’t live without products for all the pet parents on your list. From tug toys to paw balms to holiday bandanas to snuffle mats, you will delight your loved ones while supporting Canadian owned businesses that care about you and your dogs.
I love Legendary Canine! Their products are 100% natural and made with the love and care of a dedicated dog parent. And currently, that dog parent is deep in production mode! To get your gifts by Christmas, please order before December 8th. So here are my recommended stocking stuffers for your dog or the puppy parent in your life:Paw+Elbow Rescue Balm: This balm soothes, moisturizes, and protects your dog’s pads and elbows from environmental hazards and harsh climates. Snout Butter: A dog’s nose is one of the most important parts of its body. Help keep your dog’s snout moisturized and healthy with this refreshing snout butter. Ear Cleaner: Ideal for pooches with floppy ears, older dogs, or active dogs who spend lots of time in dirt and/or water, our ear cleaner is the easiest way to keep your dog’s ears clean and healthy. Tooth Powder: Great for old dogs, pups who eat kibble, and dogs with “far-too-doggy” breath, this 100% natural powder prevents bad breath and promotes good oral health. Starts at $16.99 Check it out
These are my own go-to collars which I know make the perfect gift this holiday season - a Highland Hounds vegan leather products! Their vegan leather leashes, collars and harnesses are lovingly made with their own pets in mind and are perfect for every season. They are waterproof, smell resistant, durable and most of all fashionable! Customize yours today and use the code HHGIFTING and save 25% off. Starts at $30
Wholesome Canine is a one-of-a-kind shop in Toronto. It is owned by a powerhouse team of a Canine Nutritionist and a Canine Behaviouralist. These snuffle mats are hand-crafted in Canada and they are the perfect way to encourage sniffing and offer mental stimulation indoors. Which is perfect for the winter months. What sets this snuffle mat apart from the rest? It's heavily weighted so it won't slide around. Lighter mats slip and encourage the user to pick up and shake the treats out. A great gift idea for your own dog! Starts at $45 Check it out
Sweet Scruff Dog Bandanas
This Ontario based company produces reversible double-layer flannel bandanas. Lots of holiday styles to choose from and perfect for the cold weather to keep your dog warm and you laughing all season long! With each Sweet Scruff bandana, they donate $1 to make a local animal's life a little sweeter. They select a local rescue at the end of each calendar year to make a lump sum donation. A gift that gives twice. Save 10% until December 31, 2021 with this code: NORTHHOUND10. Starts at $22 Check it out
Puppy Breath Customs
Dogs have their own style and personal preferences! Puppy Breath Customs based in Ontario custom makes dog beds and elevated cots, to keeping your pet warm in the fall and winter months, everything they make is handcrafted with love. Their customizable products are well built with an affordable price tag. Want your own space on the bed but still want you pup to feel comfy and cozy? Gift them a custom built pet bed of luxury. This bed includes a cushion with an easy to wash cover. Pick your colour scheme for frame and cushion to match your home! Starts at $155
Snuffles & Tugs are headquartered Halifax, Nova Scotia. They hand make, yes, hand make custom gear for sports dog. This fun toy is from the Christmas Collection: Retriever – Chuck-It ball with handle. This small sized Chuck-It breathe right ball with a bungee handle is perfect for ball loving dogs. Ball color and handle color varies.