cat toy christmas ideaOur practice manager Rebecca May went to the Pet Expo, where she learned a whole lot (more on that later 😉 ) but also got go window shopping for cool pet toys. Just in time for Christmas, these are the coolest toys ever for the cats and dogs on your nice list.
For Your Cat
Mousr the Robotic Rodent from Petronics – This mouse can drive over most household surfaces and boasts an interactive app with driver assist mode to help navigate tough corners and allow for the ultimate experience in bonding. Busy? No problem. Mousr also has an auto mode that recognizes when playtime is over and powers down without human assistance. It was named best new cat product of 2018 by the American Pet Products Association.
Trixie 5 in 1 Activity Center– Cats are clever and inquisitive. This product channels their curiosity with five different modules, each with a game designed to stimulate one of your cat’s five senses. Cats can interact with this activity center in a variety of ways, by lying down, sitting up, poking, scooping, licking, smelling, looking and listening.
K & H Pet Products Thermo-Kitty Mat – This bed has the flat sides that cats prefer and a six watt internal heating element, with built-in thermostat to keep your kitty toasty safely. The Thermo-Kitty also comes with a removable cover, and is machine washable.
Doc & Phoebe’s Indoor Hunting Cat Feeder – This Veterinarian designed product has three interactive feeders, allowing cats to naturally hunt for their food. Durable plastic and tactile fabric skin appeals to the cat’s senses and mimics the feeling of grabbing and clawing at pray. These feeders are said to improve scarf & barf, night walking behavior, litter box hit and miss and more.
Saunder Pet Home– This home design line featuring cat towers with scratchable sides and desks with build in dog pens will leave you wondering who loves this gift most. Every piece of furniture is well crafted, fun and functional.
For Your Dog
Bamboo Cooling Mat for Dogs by The Green Pet Shop – This pressure activated, non-toxic cooling mat has a gel that is activated by your pet’s weight/ heat, lasts for up to three hours and automatically recharges itself after 15-20 minutes of non-use.
Nina Ottosson Products – These are designed to keep your dog’s mind and body active, prevent and reduce boredom, behavior problems, weight problems, and strengthen your bond with your pet. Each design has a unique mechanism that requires mental and physical dexterity to work through the challenges and reveal hidden food rewards.
Booster Bath – Booster bath will up your grooming game! This product is a very sturdy tub with built in restraints, rubberized non-slip mat, shampoo caddy, drain hose and fan water nozzle, allowing your pet get that professional spa experience at home. You can even purchase steps to hook onto the Booster Bath, if your pet weighs too much for you to lift them alone.
Paws & Pals Bazook -9 Tennis Ball Launcher- Dogs love to please! Playing fetch is a great way to build confidence and keep your dog in shape. This toy accepts one tennis ball and has storage for two additional ones. The rear rod allows for adjustable travel distance and comes with a shoulder strap for comfort.
Dog is Good – You’ve been a really good client this year, so go ahead and treat yourself! Dog is Good offers quality products that give their customers a way to express their true connection to their four-legged friends. You can feel good about your purchase knowing that Dog is Good supports several non profit organizations, such as Warrior Canine Connection, Freedom Service Dogs,, the Victoria Stillwell Foundation, Leader Dogs for the Blind, and the Emma Zen Foundation. Now that’s some good Christmas Karma!