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Saturday, December 14, 2013


Christmastime isn't just for humans, you know. Dog lovers know that pooches like Christmas presents too, and we've got some great gifts for lovers of man's best friend. Check out our doggie gift ideas below to ensure that you and your four-legged friend have a Canine Christmas to remember.


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Following Atticus­

Give your special someone a reason to cuddle up next to his or her pup this holiday season. Tom Ryan’s book Following Atticus, the tale of a man and his miniature Schnauzer, Atticus, is a sure hit with any dog lover.

Price: $13.33

Buy it from: Annie’s Book Stop , 65 James Street, Worcester, MA or Barnes and Noble, 541 D Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA.

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Tough Toys

Dog toys can be relatively expensive, especially when dogs shred plush chew toys apart the day they get them. This year give the gift of a durable and lasting chew toy. In a variety of shapes and sizes, durable toys make great gifts for pet lovers who are simply tired from replacing toys. Try the popular and durable Kong Dog Toy or the Petstages Durable Stick.

Price: $4.99 and up

Buy it from: Petco, 87 Boston Turnpike #9, Shrewsbury, MA

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Pet Portraits

A picture is worth one thousand barks. This holiday season pass along the gift of Punkaroosky Photography’s experienced pet portraits. With a fabulous new portrait of their little angel, your dog-loving friends are sure to look forward to holiday gifts from you year after year.

Price: $50.00 and up

Buy it from: Punkaroosky Photography’s

Photo: Flickr/Brambleberries Photography

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Dog Themed Picture Frames

For a quick, easy, and glorious gift head down to local Bed, Bath, and Beyond to pick out a dog themed picture frame.

Price: $9.99 and up

Buy it from: Bed Bath and Beyond, 571 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA.

Photo: Flickr/Ghentoo

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Dog Treats

This holiday season surprise  the dog lover in your life with customized dog treats. At Worcester’s very own Pooch-ini’s Gourmet Bow “Wow” Bakery, the possibilities are endless. With customizable dog treats ranging in various shapes and sizes your unique present will be the talk of the town.

Price: varies per custom order

Buy it from: Pooch-ini’s Gourmet Bow ”Wow” Bakery, 50 Farrar Ave. Worcester, MA.

Photo: Flickr/Kitay

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Doggie Day Spa

At the Fuzzy Pants Pet Stop and Day Spa dogs are treated to a day of full relaxation. A full spa day includes a bathing, grooming, massage, dog socialization, and even “doggie tattoos.” Contact the spa to set up a date and time to have your friends pup scrubbed and pampered.

Price: Dependent on dog

Buy it from: Fuzzy Pants Pet Stop and Day Spa, 276 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, MA.

Photo: Flickr/Marioanima

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Dog Bowls

Spoil your friends’ dogs this holiday season with an ornate and elevated set of dog bowls. With a classy look and an heir of practicality, your friends will rave about the comfort of their beloved pets as well as having the most sophisticated bowls on the block.

Price: $12.99 and up

Buy it from: Bed, Bath and Beyond, 571 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury, MA.

Photo: Flickr/_tar0_

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Sports Apparel for Dogs

If your friends love their sports just as much as they love their dog, then dog sports apparel is the perfect gift for them. Pick up Patriots and Red Sox attire from your local Petco for dogs of all sizes. This gift is sure to be a fan pleaser.

Price: $26.99

Buy it from: Petco, 87 Boston Turnpike #9, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Photo: Flickr/Mike Licht

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A Good Dog

Like Tom Ryan’s Following Atticus, A Good Dog is a feel good book that any dog lover would be privy to reading over the long winter. In the story, author Jon Katz documents his relationship with his beloved border collie, Orson. A Good Dog is essential to any dog lover’s bookshelf.

Price: $11.41

Buy it from: Annie’s Book Stop, 65 James Street, Worcester, MA or Barnes and Noble, 541 D Lincoln Street, Worcester, MA.

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Reflective Safety Vest

Safety is always key. Any dog-lover will be privy to receiving a reflective safety vest for their very own canine companion. The reflective safety vest, similar to the vests the construction workers wear, keep peoples’ eyes on your dog. Great for late night walks.

Price: $9.99 and up

Buy it from: Petco, 87 Boston Turnpike #9, Shrewsbury, MA.

Photo: Flickr/Megan Ann


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