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Say “I ruff you” with perfect pet gifts

By Monika Sofrenovic
Marketing Specialist

When it comes to being your best-est buddy in the whole wide world, pets always put in the work without fail.

When you want to show them love beyond the basic scratches and cuddles, there’s our Pet lovers gift guide! Treat your furry friends to gourmet, Canadian-made food and treats, fashionable pet-wear and accessories, high quality toys—and more!

Thanks to the brilliant minds behind Memory House, the most cherished memories of your furry friend—or fur baby—can be 3D-printed! Memory House creates beautiful, life-like 3D portraits out of your favourite photos that can live as art on a living room wall—or as a soothing night light for little ones. That’s what we call sentimental AND illuminating.

Price range: $$

Give the pups in your life the gift of healthy gourmet snacks this holiday season. Guelph-based Fido & Fifi locally sources all the ingredients that go into their cookies and dried meat treats. So, they’re guaranteed to please even the fussiest of fussy eaters! And for all the people behind the pets, Fido & Fifi brings the fun with wine glasses, mugs and pendants.

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This Indigenous-owned family business serves up all-natural antibiotic and preservative-free snacks designed to help enhance your pet’s health. Shades of Grey’s treats also bring the flavour in a big way, with simple, single ingredients like free-range bison, rabbit and beaver. Now, that’s something we can all shake a paw for!

Price range: $$

*In dog petting voice* Is your dog the good-est dog around? Of course, they are! They’re so good! Yes, they are! Yes, they are! Show the precious pups on your list some holiday loving with a Bowzer Box subscription! Each month, you’ll receive a selection of hand-picked wholesome treats, full-sized toys, samples and more. Even cooler? All the Bowzer box contents are tailored by dog age and size.

Price range: $$$

When your fur babies deserve the best dining experience, straight kibble simply won’t do. Enter Maggy’s Pet Boutique! It’s a plucky, independent, Niagara-based shop that specializes in providing high-quality, locally produced raw food and treats, as well as a great selection of Canadian-made toys and accessories.

Price range: $$

Since opening their first location in 2008, Bone & Biscuit Co. has marked their territory on the Canadian pet nutrition scene in a big way. They carry a smorgasbord of premium-quality raw, canned and dried foods to tantalize all types of fur baby taste buds. Also be sure to check out Bone & Biscuit’s natural-baked treats…which look so tasty, you wouldn’t be blamed for sneaking a nibble yourself.

Price range: $-$$$

Art has gone to the dogs…in the greatest possible way! LOBVdesign takes your favourite pet photo, then transforms it into a digital watercolour painting that can be printed on canvas, coffee mugs, custom t-shirts—and more. The pup art possibilities are pretty much endless!

Price range: $-$$$

Health food stores and natural markets aren’t just a humans-only thing anymore. Pet Grocer is an award-winning natural pet health store that specializes in serving up fresh foods (perfect for raw diets!) as well as a range of made-in-house health supplements and solutions.

Price range: $-$$

Imagine trekking through the Rocky Mountains with your four-legged buddy at your side. Breathtaking, no? Thanks to Rocky Mountain Dog, you can now experience a little bit of that feeling for yourself! They specialize in creating rugged, highly-durable apparel for adventurous pooches—from all-weather harnesses and dog jackets, to boots and backpacks. What’s more—Rocky Mountain Dog even offers a line of stylish human apparel so you and your dog can coordinate outfits for your next outdoor excursion.   

Price range: $ – $$

Milly and Me Handcrafted Pet Products started life as a home-based business and has grown to offer a selection of hand-crafted cat and dog treats, stylish bandanas and natural paw balm. Milly and Me’s treats are baked in small batches free of artificial chemicals or fillers. Instead, they use locally sourced veggies and herbs from their own gardens in Cariboo, B.C. Be sure to also check out Milly and Me’s pure linen bandana collection with fun fall and winter designs!

Price range: $

Have some goodness delivered to your goodest boy each month! is a subscription box service designed to surprise and delight all types of dogs. The people behind thoroughly hand-pick each of the 100% natural Canadian-made treats,toys and chews, so you can be confident your pup is getting top-quality products. Plus, there are a range of subscriptions and box types to choose from—so pick a plan and start spoiling your dog (even more)!

Price range: $$ – $$$

Since the early 90s, Northern Biscuit Bakery has been serving up healthy, high-quality and guilt-free dog treats. They source fresh, local meats and vegetables from Canadian producers and bake everything from scratch—and in small batches. For the folks at Northern Biscuit, their treats are a labour of love. And with recipes like “Lamb Berry,” “Liverlicious” and “Peanut Crunch,” there’s bound to be something tantalizing for your pup’s tastebuds. 

Price range: $

Run by a dog loving, mother-daughter duo, Tynk Outdoor Dogswear produces practical dog clothing with a focus on environmentally friendly and sustainable practices. Wherever your daily dog walks take you—be it, sandy beaches, muddy trails or—yep— snowy sidewalks—T.O Dogswear’s clothing is designed to keep your four-legged friends drier and cleaner. Browse a full selection of leggings, belly bibs, dog vests and more!  

Price range: $ – $$

Your furry friend has been checked off the list. Now visit CIRA’s .CA gift guide for even more gift recommendations for your loved ones!

About the author
Monika Sofrenovic

Monika Sofrenovic is the Marketing Specialist at CIRA. She is a recent graduate of Carleton University with a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Marketing.