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Puurfect! Your Ultimate Pet Gift Guide From an Animal Behaviorist


Don’t forget your cherished cats and dogs — show the love with pet presents this howl-iday season.

Animal behaviorist Laura Vissaritis spoke to Your’s writer Mark Brook and revealed the best gifts for your pets in 2017 in her Santa Paw’s Wishlist.

Bliss Balls Toys

Pet Gift 1

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“A range of different toys will provide some interactive fun between you and your beloved cat,” Laura says.

$9.95 (3-pack), Trouble & Trix at Pet Shop Direct.

Peacock Plush Toy

Pet gift 2

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Be a softie and let your kitten curl up, chase, and carry this peacock toy around!

$9.99, Meow & Me at Petstock.

Cat Santa Pants Tunnel

Pet gift 3

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Feline frisky? How about a run through this fun and festive tunnel.

$7, Kmart.

Dog Treat Puzzle

Pet Gift 4

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Let Fido work out where his favorite snack is with a fun and interactive treat puzzle.

$9, Kmart.

Melamine Pet Bowl

Pet Gift 5

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The non-skid rubber base prevent pets’ messy spills.

$8, Kmart.

Peach Banana Leaf Diamond Capsule

Pet Gift 6

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“Cats love to find dark and small spaces, so giving them a hideaway can help create a safe zone,” Laura says.

$34.95, Huts and Bay at Temple & Webster

Leopard Ivory Onesie

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Dress up your pooch in this adorable suit!

$49.95, Huts and Bay at Temple & Webster

Dogimite Dog Toy

Pet Gift 8

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“This is so cute! And did you know dogs can enjoy the odd bit of Vegemite as a treat, too?” Laura says.

$16.95, IdPet This post was written by Mark Brook. For more, check out our sister site Now to Love.

Cat Scratcher House

Pet Gift 9

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“Support your feline’s desire to scratch (and protect the sofa) with this cardboard house,” Laura says.

$5, Kmart.

Personalized Paw Frisbee

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“Even a short game of frisbee in the park helps to further build the bond with your pooch,” Laura explains.

$19.95, IdPet

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