Celebrating Holiday Traditions with the Family Pet
If you’ve ever bought your dog a holiday present or hung a stocking for your cat, you’re not alone. American pet parents overwhelmingly opt to include their pets in their holiday traditions, and this year is no different. Joining us today to talk about celebrating family traditions and holiday pet gift-giving is Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and her dog Wally.
Holiday food feast
More than three-quarters (77%) of pet parents plan to include their pets in their holiday traditions in some way; this can include the holiday meal. With a variety of USA sourced wet and dry diets for dogs and cats, Evanger’s offers award-winning, healthy and yummy options for your pet’s holiday feast. Consider Evanger’s USA Duck and Sweet Potato Dinner which is slow-cooked in the Company’s own kitchens. Sourced in the USA, the duck and sweet potatoes dinner combine to make a gourmet meal that tastes great. Try Turkey and Butternut Squash for Cats. You can also offer duck or salmon as a single source protein alternative to traditional chicken and beef plus fiber to promote digestibility. Add make a complete meal by adding a vegetarian side dish. About $3.99 a can. Browse www.evangersdogfood.com
The Purr-Fect Gift
Most pets get one gift; so here’s one to consider for your fabulous feline. Anyone who has a cat knows that s(he) likes to drink from a faucet. The AquaPurr provides the gift of cool, freshwater anytime your cat desires it. All you have to do is, is easily attach it to the sink and not worry because the sink will still work. But, the best part, is that The AquaPurr is the only fountain you never have to clean. All other fountains simply recirculate the same old water which quickly fouls and must be cleaned weekly. And, you are gonna love that there is no need to buy expensive filters because the AquaPurr doesn’t recirculate the water. Choose from multiple designs. This is a holiday gift that saves you money. $129.00 on amazon.com. Learn more at AquaPurr.com
Two-thirds of pets have their very own Christmas stockings. Generally, they’re stuffed with treats. Loving Pets Products Totally Grainless Sausage Bites’ Chicken & Cranberry Recipe are made in the USA, grain-free, gluten-free, wheat-free and corn-free. Additionally, Cranberries can provide your dog with vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. As a soft, small chew treat, they are perfect for adult and senior dogs of any size. Reasonably priced at about $5 and up. www.lovingpetsproducts.com
Sniff this out
Either hot or cold weather can dry out noses. CBD Living Pet makes Dog Nose and Paw as well as Cat Nose and Paw Salve to calm and moisturize your pet’s dry, irritated and cracked skin. For cats, the formula is a very unique blend of natural oils rich in fatty acids, Green Tea, Avocado Oil as well as Broad Spectrum CBD which are provided to sooth skin through an Advanced Skin Penetration Enhancement System. This allows the moisturizing properties to stay on the surface of the skin while nutrients are quickly absorbed and provide support from within. Both products are cruelty-free, Vegan, Soy Free, and CMO Free. Dog product is made with Neem Oil instead of Green Tea and Avocado Oil.
Dress for the Season
Most lucky pets will also receive more than one present, with 68% of pet parents planning to purchase multiple gifts for their pets. More than 55% of pet parents plan to spend more than $25 on their pets. This year, dogs will get new coats, sweaters and other apparel. Exceptional holiday apparel from Up Country Inc. is functional and fashionable. Check out their Orange Field Coat voted as one of the best pet products of the year. The brands’ attractive knit sweaters are made with a soft wool yarn that is 100% acrylic and machine washable. Their leashes, collars, and harness are festive; super strong with brass hardware; and, fray and stain www.upcountryinc.com
Grooming Gifts for a Purpose
A well-groomed gift never goes out of style, so if your pet is an allergy sufferer or just has dry skin, treat him or her to relief. Gift him relief with ZYMOX® Shampoo and Leave On Conditioner. Both products provide soothing relief from itchy, irritated skin. It blends a concentrated combination of protein, enzymes and Vitamin D3 to be safe and gentle on all pets of all ages. ZYMOX® Shampoo uses mild, non-drying ingredients that are soothing to the skin; are pH-balanced, tear-free and paraben-free. It also features a pleasant fragrance. About $13.99 and available through your veterinarian, pet specialty store and online. About $13.990 zymox.com
Want to learn more about the season’s best gifts, Petrendologist Charlotte Reed and her dog, Wally,
Check them out on ThePetBuzz.com.