As you’re gradually checking off your latest Christmas gifts list, you may have that itching feeling that you’ve forgotten to think about someone. That special someone could very likely be your precious pet. You want them to feel just as loved and appreciated like everyone else close to you in life. So, if this festive season you’re stumped for what to get your fur child, here’s a list of eight new and innovative gift ideas. What’s even better is several are from Australian-based businesses and at Pet Angel Funerals we believe in supporting locals!
Turmeric Life Pet Bundle
A proud and growing Gold Coast business, Turmeric Life sells a range of turmeric-based and other health products for humans and animals, including treats and skincare. They currently have a pet care bundle that includes Topizole Shampoo, Pawskin natural turmeric gel and a bag of turmeric pet bites. These treats are designed to leave your dog or cat happy and healthy, especially if they are prone to or suffering from skin irritations.
Split Peas HydraTED Stainless Steel Pet Water Bottle with Built in Water Bowl
Split Peas are a small online business based in Queensland that sells “fun, different & useful” gifts for people and their pets. Their HydraTED 600ml pet water bottle has a flip-top cap and fold-out leaf bowl, which allows your dog – or even cat – to drink quickly and easily on the go. It’s made from stainless steel and 100% food grade durable silicone, and is dishwasher safe!
Shy Tiger Essentials Pack
Proudly 100% Australian owned and operated by a Melbourne-based holistic veterinarian, Shy Tiger seeks to nurture dogs with nature. The company sells a range of natural health and lifestyle products for dogs, from sprays and serums to shampoos, balms and even toothpaste. They have an essentials pack containing a soothing spray, shampoo bar and toothpaste that will leave your dog smelling nice and feeling calm.
Australian Pet Organics Digestive Health Bundle
With origins in Sydney, Australian Pet Organics is an all-Aussie company that makes a range of all-natural, certified organic health supplements and treats for dogs to help with energy, calmness, digestion and more. Their products are backed by specialist advice from Vet Nutritionists and were even pre-tested on humans to test the benefits. Australian Pet Organics have a digestive health bundle that contains digestive health supplement powder, digestive health treats and daily wellbeing vitamin chews.
Onya compostable dog waste disposal bags
If you think it’s time you and your furry friend go green, perhaps Onya’s compostable dog waste disposal bags are the perfect environmentally conscious gift. Onya is a Perth-based organisation fighting single-use plastic by producing a range of eco-friendly household products. Their dog waste bags are free from nasties, made from plant-based materials, and even certified to be composted at home!
HI JAC Dog Lead
On the subject of being environmentally conscious, the Sydney-based organisation HI JAC make stylish dog leads that “Play nice with the Planet” by helping the fight against plastic pollution. Their signature dog leads are made from 100% recycled pet shampoo bottles and P.E.T bottles, and better yet, 1% of each sale gets donated to environmental initiatives.
MyDeal 4 in 1 pet feeder, water bottle, waste scoop and waste bag holder
For something a bit out-there but convenient, MyDeal, one of Australia’s leading online marketplaces, offers a very intriguing product for pets on the go: a 4 in 1 feeder, water bottle, waste scoop and waste bag holder. It’s made with durable, non-toxic material, is easy to clean, and comes in several colours.
If your dog suffers from any form of anxiety, whether it be during storms or vet visits, the Doggie Shusher could be the perfect product to help. An adaption of the world-famous Baby Shusher, the Doggie Shusher uses a human voice to recreate the frequencies your dog hears when you speak. This repetitive “shhhh” sound calms the brain functions that regulate your dog’s anxious reactions. It is easy to use, portable, rechargeable and most importantly, bite and chew-proof!