2020 Gift Guide: Pets

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2020 Gift Guide: Pets

If someone on your gifting list has a pet, you are golden. There’s nothing cat and dog lovers like more than a surprise for their furry friend! It’s a gift the owner and pet are sure to enjoy, especially when the gift has a unique, modern aesthetic and is made by some of the best pet-product designers out there. Whether you’re looking for a bed for your partner’s cat or a contemporary collar for your friend’s dog, you’ll find just the thing in these pet gift ideas!

Monthly health essentials for dogs by My Pet Defense /// from $27.99 (1st month is free!)
Really, what better gift is there to give than the gift of good health? With these monthly pet supplements, you’ll get anything from multi-vitamins and probiotic chews to hip and joint supplements and calming chews that are chosen based on the specific pet and the season.

Berry Pofla Step-In Harness Set by Eat Play Wag /// $116.85
This step-in harness set is for your friend with the super stylish dog — you know the one. This is the set that will make their pup stand out. Eat Play Wag also made a bow tie and neckerchief to complete the look!

Black + White Check Flannel Bandana by The Foggy Dog /// $26
Know a dog that’s craving a bit of extra flair this holiday season? This patterned bandana will do just the trick. Plus, it’s U.S. made with all-natural materials!

Kaleidoscope Cat Bandana by HIRO + WOLF /// $16.00
Don’t worry, we didn’t forget about gifts for felines. They deserve cute bandanas, too! This bright pattern provides cheer, and the slide-over-collar design means the cat won’t even notice the bandana is there.

Spruce Medium Travel Bed by Spruce Pup /// $199.00
All of your dog-owning adventure-loving friends will be excited to receive this travel bed. It folds up so that it’s easy to take on the go, it comes with supportive foam padding and unique side bolsters, and it has washable, waterproof sheets, which is essential after a day spent hiking with a furry friend.

Woof Woof Bowl Luxe by Bendo /// $50.00
Canines deserve to dine in style, and this luxury bowl lets them do just that. This will elevate a dog’s meal — both literally and figuratively. Not to mention, this bowl actually looks nice out on display.

Walk Kit by Pawness /// $275.00
Handmade in Italy, this walk kit is perfect for anyone with a new pup in their life! It has everything they’ll need for an adventure with their dog: vegan leather collar, vegan leather leash, vegan leather poop bag holder and a box of eight rolls of compostable poop bags. It’s comfort and style designed for any dog.

Adventure Themed Leather Dog Tag by KOHSI PETS /// $34.00
If you’re looking for a gift with a personalized touch, check out these leather dog tags. It comes with a laser-engraved graphic, and you can get the name of the dog added to the 100% vegetable tanned leather tag.

Muffin Pet Bed by Pets&Pods /// $280.00
The Muffin Pet Bed is a dream for cats. It has a bottom section for curling up and snoozing and a top perch to give a cat a great view of the room. This piece is an antidote to traditional mass-produced cat furniture, blending functional design with innovative materials, modern engineering and traditional craftsmanship.

Pink Terrazzo Bed Cover by LAY LO Pets /// $75.00
It’s easy for dogs to rest in style with LAY LO Pets’ Terrazzo Beds. This bed blends design with the orthopedic comfort a dog needs for a good night’s rest. The beds are handcrafted in Brooklyn and part of a limited-edition collection.

Color Block Collar by Rag & Paw /// $72.00
A nice pair of neutral colors plus Rag & Paw’s signature embossed rectangular brass loop make up this fashionable collar. You can even get the collar personalized with a name or initials, adding a nice touch of customization.

Limited-Edition Dugan Dog Leash by HERZOG /// $49.00
This limited-edition, energetically patterned leash is filled with personality, making it a great option for anyone on your gift list with a dog! The eco-friendly leash is made in Melbourne, Australia, and will make any dog walk more fun and enjoyable.

If you’re still undecided or haven’t found the right gift, there’s one universal gift that is well-liked by friends, family, colleagues, and kids alike: the Design Milk gift card. Let your recipient pick out something for themselves from our shop. We’re sure that they’ll find something they didn’t even know they wanted.

Check out the rest of our 2020 Gift Guides here!

Dani Howell has an MA in literary and textual studies and enjoys writing about everything from coffee to pop culture.