What do you buy for the pet parents who have everything?
For most, pets are members of the family. And as such, we spoil them just like we do our children. It is not unusual to encounter friends who indulge their pets to the point it seems the pet already has everything.
When looking for a gift for people whose pet is the center of all things, there are some tactics you can employ to help you decide on the perfect gift for the pet parents on your list without spending a lot of money.
First, the great variety of pet parents’ personalities is unmatched only by the variety of the pets’ personalities. One option is to match the gift with parents’ lifestyle, or you can match the gift with the pets’ personality.
Pet Parent Lifestyles:
· Leather or padded dog collar
Consider a studded collar for the burly pet parent.
· Sports team-themed dog jersey
Any sports loving pet parent will love these for game days!
· Extra-durable pet Frisbee
Men love playing Frisbee with their pet at the dog park or beach.
· Trendy dog food and water bowls
A stylish set of dog dishes is a must.
· A rhinestone studded dog collar
Every self-respecting fashionable dog has multiple sparkly collars -one in every color.
· Heating or cooling pad
No one care more for their pets’ comfort in super-hot and bitter-cold weather.
The Home Décor Diva
· Elevated dog feeders
These dog dishes come in every type of material and style that will complement any décor.
· Pet door-bell
Automatically signals when Fifi is ready to come inside after doing her business.
· Bone shaped decorative throw pillows
These cute pillow come in designs to match practically every home design.
· Seat covers for vehicles
No more dirty or scratched up seats in your car or truck.
· GPS locator collar
Never worry about losing your pet in an unfamiliar place every again.
· Pet carrier or stroller
Pet parents on the go will appreciate either of these.
· Competition or command whistle
Communicating with your hunting dogs is easier than ever.
· Trainer travel pen
Whether traveling for hunts or shows, a travel pen is essential.
· Joint and digestion vitamins
Working dogs absolutely need to replenish lost minerals and nutrients to keep them in top shape.
Water Loving Dogs
· Dog life jacket
Even though dogs can swim, a life jacket ensures their safety.
· Dog boat ladder
Make it easier for your dog to get back in the boat.
· Poolside lounge mat
Let your furry friend cool down and relax on a poolside lounging mat.
· Orthopedic bed
Aging dogs need extra support to keep them comfortable while sleeping so that they get fully rested.
· Pet ramp or steps
Just like people, older pets need help getting up or down from heights they used to be able to jump.
· Soft chew toy
Pets’ teeth aren’t able to chew hard toys like they used to.
Dogs in Training
· Agility starter equipment
The tools available are endless and range from jumps and tunnels to weave poles, a-frames, dog walks, pause tables, seesaws and more.
· Show leashes
Competition dogs are required to have regulation type leashes.
· Ball launcher
It not only throws a ball further than you ever thought possible, it can pick them up, too! No more dog slobber on your hands!
This is just a sampling of the ideas for gifts for the pet parent who has everything. There are countless items made specifically for our pets regardless of the personality of the pet or the lifestyle of the pet parent.