10 Christmas gifts for your pets

Want to get your pet a gift this Christmas? Don’t worry, we get it. That’s why we’ve rounded up 10 of the trendiest pet gifts this year.

1

Frolicat Dart Laser Pet Toy

Frolicat Dart Laser Pet Toy

The Frolicat Dart promises hours of fun for your feline companion, not to mention entertainment for you! Simply place it on the floor, switch it on and watch as your cat stalks the rotating laser light. Let the pouncing begin… (World for Pets RSPCA, $50) 

2

Dog Macarons

Dog Macarons

Okay, so we’re a little excited to discover that there’s such a thing as dog macarons! Treat your pet to these gourmet treats, or wrap them up as a perfect gift for your dog-mad friends. Ingredients are all organic, with no artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. (DOGUE, $11 for three or $16 for six)

3

The Arch Groomer

The Arch Groomer

This is the ultimate all-in-one gift for your feline friend. Pop it on the ground and watch as the Arch Groomer combs your cat’s loose hair, gives him a soothing massage and entertains him with a yellow swingy ball. (Paws Point Pet Deli and Boutique, $30)

4

Caitec Chase n' Chomp Sticky Bone

Caitec Chase n’ Chomp Sticky Bone

The Sticky Bone can be thrown, chased, tugged, squeaked and chewed. Stick it to clean, flat surfaces (including walls and doors) and fill it with treats to ensure hours of distraction as your pooch tries to free her biscuits. This multi-purpose toy also floats, so it can be used in the pool or at the beach. (Mammoth Pet Supplies, $30)

5

Catit Cat Senses Toy Massage Centre

Catit Cat Senses Toy Massage Centre

The Catit Design Senses Massage Centre will make you deeply envious of your cat. Featuring a body-stroke groomer that provides an intense massage, the centre also boasts a ripple massager, which provides intense rubbing pleasure to your cat’s head, neck and face. Meanwhile, the accu-pressure mat provides pressure point paw massage (yes, you read that right!). The gum stimulator massages and cleans teeth and gums, and you can even add catnip to the centre for a multi-sensory experience. Purr… (Petbarn, $35)

6

Snuggle Pod

Snuggle Pod

With the Snuggle Pod, your dog will be spoiled for choice for her snooze. She can lounge on top in the lap of luxury or snuggle up inside if she’s in the mood for a cosy retreat. (DOGUE, $130 for medium, $180 for large)

7

FuzzYard Shea Butter Paw Balm

FuzzYard Shea Butter Paw Balm

Treat your pup’s paws with this all-natural Paw Balm containing a mixture of shea butter and avocado oil. The shea butter will help moisturise and heal your puppy’s paws, while the avocado oil will help to soften those little (or big!) feet. And don’t worry — the Paw Balm is completely safe for your dog to lick. (My Pet Warehouse, $18)

8

Tee Pee Playhouse

Tee Pee Playhouse

Not only does this cubby house look cute, but it comes flat-packed and is easy to assemble with no need for glue or clips. Your cat will love having her own special hideaway. (Paws Point Pet Deli and Boutique, $40)

9

Hamish McBeth Fitted Dog Towel

Hamish McBeth Fitted Dog Towel

Fed up with being showered in smelly water every time your pooch shakes himself dry? Buy him this Fitted Dog Towel to slip over his head after rainy walks, bath time or a day trip to the beach. The four hand pockets make for easier rub-drying of your furry friend. Best of all, you’ll get a free gift with your purchase — a bonus matching flat towel. (World for Pets RSPCA, $25)

10

Happy Habitat

Happy Habitat

With the Happy Habitat, your cat can play outside in a safe, contained area. Simply set it up in your yard or on your balcony to allow your feline a chance to play “in the wild”. The Healthy Habitat even fits in a carry bag, so you can take it on holiday. (Paws Point Pet Deli and Boutique, $90)

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