Show your dogs and cats some love with Christmas gifts for them (and, honestly, you).
Top pet gifts for the 2018 holiday season:
Knit your pooch a sweater with this DIY kit that makes a turtleneck bearing your pet’s initial for canine collegiate chic. It includes three colors of wool, a pattern and optional needles. $34 and up at woolandthegang.com
Tech and treats join forces in this smart dog-treat dispenser and camera. Monitor your pet, speak to them via two-way audio and even toss them a treat, all while you’re at work. $199 at amazon.com
Your pup will run right to this 13-inch stuffed candy cane toy under the tree! It’s the perfect shape for tugging and tossing — and Instagram. $15 at Mud Bay and fluffandtuff.com
With big chunks of bacon, peanut butter, and chestnuts and lentils from a Portland Brewery, these all-natural, gluten-free biscuits ensure that your dog eats as well as you do. They contain no alcohol or hops, just quality Pacific Northwest ingredients. $10 at Pioneer Pet Feed & Supply (Pioneer Square) and port
Surprise a loved one with a custom plush replica of their beloved pet. Cuddle Clones are handcrafted, heirloom-quality stuffed animals made to look exactly like your pet. Upload a photo, describe your pet’s unique characteristics and choose the clone’s position. Order soon to secure a limited holiday spot. $129–$299 at cuddleclones.com
Sustainably caught, dehydrated wild Alaskan salmon makes a luxe Christmas treat for your precious pet. The strips, for cats and dogs, are made in Woodinville and pack Omega-3s into every delicious bite.
$5 at Mud Bay
Keep your dog warm and fashionable in an adorable snood made of highly reflective yarn in teal, purple or black. A cinch closure keeps it snug over sensitive ears. Machine washable in sizes small through large. $25 at Mud Bay
From the Bellevue-based makers of The Cat Ball comes this new holiday version. The Snow Ball is a white, hexagonal cat pod that looks like a little igloo, with a soft velvet shell, fluffy fur trim and white-on-white snowflake lining. $55 at thecatball.com
This local, handsome stand raises two stainless steel bowls to a comfortable height, and looks elegant among your décor, with a thick base of reclaimed pine from 19th century U.S. homes. $195 at Filson (SoDo) and filson.com
This stocking-stuffer provides all the fun of regular bubbles, with a twist — pure, potent North American catnip oil that will keep your cat jumping and bouncing for more. The safe, nontoxic formula keeps kitty active, and the bubble wand provides interactive playtime for both of you. $5 at Mud Bay
Give a dog a bone — a T-bone! This cute plush toy contains two round squeakers for your pup’s amusement. $7 at Pioneer Pet Feed & Supply (Pioneer Square) and zippypaws.com
Founded in Seattle, Rover is the world’s largest network of dog walkers and pet sitters who walk, pet, feed, play with and love on your dog when you can’t be there yourself. Gift cards start at $25 and are a flexible choice to support the dog person in your life. Present it in a clever Rover branded mug ($12) that says, “All I need is coffee and my dog.” $25 and up at store.rover.com