The recession-proof pet-gift industry grew from $28.5 billion in 2001 to an estimated $47.7 billion this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. And a recent American Express poll reveals 31% of consumers plan to buy their animal a gift.
Our Picks: Twelve Grrrreat Gifts For Your Dog
1. Zen Pawz aromatherapy, yummy eco-friendly aromatherapy spritzers and buckwheat beds for dogs, watch for our upcoming review of these products…
2. Earthbath waterless shampoo and wipes, that’s right I said waterless, watch for our upcoming review, hint: cici hates baths, but waterless wipes, hey, no problem !
3. Slobber bag and travel package from Bergan, your dog needs a harness in the car while you drive plus the whole kit and kaboodle dog travel package, watch for our upcoming review of these products
Plan your trip to Carmel, Monterey, LA, Mendocino, Palm Springs, San Diego and other pet friendly towns and cities with this 145 page e-guide that features 75+ great places to stay with your dog, rated for dogitude (attitude of dog friendliness) from Ahwanee to Yountville, California and a lot of beaches, deserts, mountains and forests in between. Each listing includes local pet friendly stores, beaches, dog parks, wineries, pet stores and more…
6. The Lost Dogs book by Jim Gorant
On April 26th 2007 police raided a house at 1915 Moonlight Road in Surry County, VA, a home belonging to Michael Vick, who was then the starting quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons and one of the highest paid players in the NFL (10 years, $130 million). The officers found evidence of dog fighting and had soon taken 66 dogs off the property. Within four months Vick would plead guilty to charges related to the dog fighting operation known as Bad Newz Kennels. He served 18 months in a federal penitentiary, entered personal bankruptcy (He was NEVER charged with animal cruelty)…
7. Tee shirts from CafeExpress… http://www.cafepress.com/k9cici
8. Dogbook on facebook, set up an account for your pooch and show off, bark off, wag your tail off
9. Through a dog’s ear music soothe your dog with the sounds of classical music made just for them, cici fell into a deep sleep, very relaxing
10. Michael vick chew toys raise awareness about the dogs we love
11. Stella is a Star, a Kid Book by Bernadette Petes about a pit bull who wants to be a ballerina rather than a dog no one likes, awwwwww, get this kid book, http://www.amazon.com/Stella-Star-CD-Bernadette-Peters/dp/1609050088
12. A gift from the heart, share … Give pet food and stuff to needy dog rescues like Tails of Joy does