10 Best Christmas Gifts for Your Dog in 2019!
It’s that time of year again and here at Rangers Dog HQ we can’t believe Christmas is coming around so fast, but we’ve already put together our list of favourites for our pawfect Christmas gifts for your dog. It’s Christmas no.2 for Rangers Dog HQ and we’ve had a busy year, been lucky enough to review some fantastic products from well known pet brands, and our gift guide reflects just some of the great items we’ve found/tested/dreamed in the last 12 months!
We try and showcase items for all budgets, so we hope to inspire you our readers, to choose something your furry family member will love. Merry Christmas and Happy browsing!
Dog Christmas Presents
1. Good Boy Pawsley Meaty Treats Advent Calendar For Dogs
These days there is an advent calendar for everyone, from the traditional nativity, chocolate filled delights for kids, grown up calendars containing gin or beauty products – so here’s one for our beloved pooch too! If he’s been a good boy all year then indulge him in December with a meaty treat in the countdown to that most indulgent of days.
Containing 100% natural ingredients and human grade gently roasted chicken, these treats are full of goodness too.
2. Furbo Dog Camera
We couldn’t resist checking out a bit of doggie tech when it comes to Christmas gifting! The Furbo is a 1080p full HD camera with night vision, with a two way chat function and barking alert. Put simply, if you are away from your furry friend at any time, the Furbo allows you to keep a virtual eye on him at all times via a Smartphone app, communicate with him and toss him treats to keep him happy and entertained. Furbo philosophy is “Always together, wherever”, and was developed with the aim of reducing separation anxiety in our furry friends when we inevitably have to leave them at times.
It is simple to use in three easy steps: 1, Download the app. 2, Connect the device to your WiFi. 3, Talk and toss treats from your phone.
I definitely think this is worth a look if you have to leave pooch regularly and wish to keep an eye on him from afar. This bit of luxury tech was featured in our Pawfect gift guide 2018, and we were then lucky enough to be sent some Furbo cameras to review with our canine friends this year, read it here for even more information!
3. Scruffs Chester Box Bed
Scruff’s luxury dog beds were unanimously popular with our reviewers when we tested them out earlier this year. This lovely plush Chester box bed went down a treat so we couldn’t do a gift guide and leave it out! The Chester bed comes in a graphite grey and chocolate brown, two tone colour schemes to match any modern home decor.
The beds are upholstered in super soft chenille fabric, and lined with luxury short pile plush, keeping your beloved pooch warm and snug. Faux suede piping trim adds luxury detail. The beds are practical, being machine washable and with a non slip base.
Read more about Scruffs dog beds here – we loved their expedition beds too.
4. Flexi Design Retractable Lead Medium 5m in Pink
Flexi are the original innovators in retractable dog leads. German in design and manufacture, flexi leads are the industry standard. The cord on the lead adjusts as your dog moves, allowing more room for him to explore his surroundings. The design cord medium is suitable for dogs up to 20kg, and can be accessorised with the multi box which can attach and store treats and poop bags! We love the colours, especially this bright pink!
5. EzyDog Neo Classic Dog Collar
The Ezydog brand was developed in Australia, combining practical materials used in watersport, into functional dog products they produce today. We were lucky enough to be sent some collars and the fantastic zero shock lead to review, and not only did we love them but we realised just how frequently we saw other dogs wearing the same collars! We couldn’t let it pass by your attention, so here they are.
The Neo collar is made from soft neoprene and reinforced with Nylon webbing to increase strength. Neoprene is easy clean and quick to dry and is also non porous which reduces the odour that traditional collars may have. The D-ring attachments are made from rust proof stainless steel, and also has a separate ID attachment point and quick release buckle. For safety at night there is reflective piping. Teamed up with an Ezydog lead, this collar is sure not to disappoint!
6. Wetherbeeta Parka in Pheasant Print 1200D
A little while ago we featured the wetherbeeta parka in our list of best dog coats. Being well known in the equine world as a great brand for horse rugs, we knew they’d make a good quality dog coat too. This one has a 1200Denier waterproof outer shell, with easy to adjust tape closures, a large collar with a leash hole for added warmth and protection, and reflective strips for greater visibility. But wow, the best bit? The pheasant print of course! Perfect for a country hound, or any chic fashion conscious pooch for that matter! We’re sure this will keep your beloved friend toasty warm this winter.
7. Pawfit Dog Tracker
Last year, we reviewed our best 10 dog trackers, and updated them for 2019. Pawfit caught my eye because it combined GPS dog tracker with activity monitor, and came loaded with a few nifty extras such as the Audio ID tag which converts the information you entered about your pet, into audio data which can be broadcast should anybody else find your pet. As trackers come, it has all the useful features we would hope to find, such as a geofence and live updating every 5 seconds, and utilizes several technologies – GPS, WiFi and cellular signals, to help locate your pet and keep him within a virtual boundary.
We concluded that pet trackers are a great use of modern technology and not simply a fad, and that activity monitors for pets weren’t a bad idea either, given the growing canine obesity problem! So give a tracker some thought this Christmas.
8. Pooch & Mutt Christmas Dinner Dog Treat
No Christmas would be complete without a few tasty treats, and that goes for our furry friends too. We recently featured brand Pooch and Mutt in our dry dog food article as we were impressed by their health food ethos and quality, natural ingredients. Their focus is on the “power of positive nutrition”, and they have worked with nutritionists in the UK to bring to market their range of foods. So not only can you indulge your hound with a few tasty treats this festive season, you can rest assured they are getting a nutritious snack as well.
These wheat free treats contain Oats, Rice, Turkey, Sweet Potato, Pea, Chicken, Gravy, Carrot, Yeast, Linseed, Vit E Supplement, Parsnip (equivalent to 5%), Sage, Parsley & Thyme.
9. KONG – Stuff-A-Ball™
What pooch would be complete without a chew toy, to while away some down time? We are fans of Kong toys especially for heavy chewers, and this stuff-a-ball adds the extra dimension of being a treat dispensing chew toy too. While chewing the toy, Denta-Ridges™ turn the toy into a treat dispensing challenge, and can also be stuffed with treats to extend playtime. Chewing the toy helps to clean teeth and gums. Kong toys come in different sizes so be sure to choose the right for your pet, and let them enjoy some festive flavoured treats while gnawing their new favourite toy!
10. Personalised Bone/Paw Pattern Custom Design Dog Bowl
How about a new dish for pooch to lick clean after he’s finished his Christmas dinner?! We love these bright and unique bowls with brightly coloured bone and paw pattern. Just customize with your pets name before adding to your basket and hey presto, Bruce and Bruno will never eat from each others’ bowl again..!
The large size ceramic bowl is suitable for medium sized dogs.