February 7, 2023

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Snap Into A Slim Pets

The 2022 Artisan Holiday Gift Guide for Pet Lovers

My picks of artisan gifts from Etsy for dogs, cats, and their people, from advent calendars for dogs and cats, pet bowls and snuggly beds, to jewelry and a scarf.

A selection of artisan gifts for dogs and cats including advent calendars, collars, and a blanket

By Zazie Todd PhD

I always enjoy browsing Etsy to find gorgeous creations from independent artists, and at this time of year I like to share some of my favourite picks for the festive season. So if you’re looking for a gift for your dog or cat, or a special something for someone in your life who loves pets, here are some suggestions.

Even better, most of these items are currently on sale.

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Modern floral cat tree with green base and lower level, pink upper level, and a cat
KBSPETS/Etsy

Mid-century modern dog bowl in pink swirl with wood stand
shophouseofbarkley/Etsy

A box of decorated doggy treats including iced bones, candy canes, and snowman
DantesDoggyDelights/Etsy

An advent calendar for cats is a box containing a set of brown bags with treats and toys
Catcouver/Etsy

A blue velour pet bed with a matching square pillow and a velour bone
ShareofAngels/Etsy

A purple chaise longue for a cat, with a grey cat on it
SofaForPets/Etsy

Three vintage velvet dog collars in pink, blue, and green, with the dogs' names embroidered on
shopmimigreen/Etsy

A dusky pink cat collar with a gold bell
MadeByCleo/Etsy
2 custom cat bowls, one blue with a cat head, one white with a fish, both personalized
claylicious/Etsy

These custom cat bowls from claylicious come in a choice of blue or white, and a choice of a fish, cat head, or bone that can be personalized with your cat’s name. 
Ceramic pet bowl in red and white with a red paw print
MERCANOSTORE/Etsy

A set of cat kicker toys with or without catnip
McTroutDesigns/Etsy

A double tug toy (two loops) in the mouth of a red husky dog
BossDogToys/Etsy

A custom family portrait with pet shows Mom, Dad, child and cat, with a heart above
CatiaCreative/Etsy

With a choice of options for personalization and the finish, this family portrait with pet by Catia Creative also lets you pick a quote or saying that fits. It’s 8 by 10 inches and comes in a wood frame with plexiglass. 
African print dog bandana on a cute little dog, sitting next to a young Black woman with a matching hair wrap
GabeJadeAccessories/Etsy

This Ankara dog bandana from Gabe Jade Accessories comes in small, medium or large–and the store also sells African-print head wraps to match. 
A cat blanket in white with pink and green strawberry puff print
ocatnip/Etsy
A wool pin in the shape of the head of a red and white Siberian husky with blue eyes
WowWowWool/Etsy

Two grey and gold porcelain cat pendant necklaces
ChikoCraft/Etsy

Dusky pink scarf with rose gold metallic paw print design
PoppyKittenDesigns/Etsy

A Golden Retriever pendant on a silver chain
lulubugjewelry/Etsy

A teampunk cat's head with purple and yellow paintwork, available as a necklace
CatLoversWorld/Etsy



Zazie Todd, PhD, is the award-winning author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy and Purr: The Science of Making Your Cat Happy. Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband, one dog, and two cats. 

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