American Pet Products Association (APPA) Offers Stocking Stuffer & Holiday Gift Ideas for Pets

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Gift ideas for four-legged friends and pet-loving friends and family.

While shopping for friends and family this holiday season, remember to check furry family members off the list. With 53 percent of dogs and 38 percent of cats receiving gifts at Christmas (according to those surveyed in APPA’s 2011 / 2012 National Pet Owners Survey), below are gift ideas for four-legged friends and pet-loving friends and family, manufactured by APPA members.

Holiday-Themed Gifts

Give dogs something to sing about this holiday season with Cloud Star’s Buddy Biscuits. These gingerbread-flavored treats are made with wholesome ingredients and are corn free.

Provide dogs with plenty of ‘floppable’ fun this holiday season with Fat Cat Inc.’s Flip Flop Yankers toys. Available in three festive characters, each toy also features squeakers for added fun.

Fun, safe and non-toxic toys for pets this season, Pet Projekt’s Christmas Chewbies line features a holiday-themed Santa Claws, Snowman and Reindeer for festive fun.

Celebrating the holiday spirit, Planet Dog’s whimsically-shaped Orbee-Tuff Bulb toys are durable, buoyant and minty. Bulbs are non-toxic and also feature a Treat Spot for extra treating.

Stocking Stuffers

Perfect for stuffing in Fido’s stocking, Kurgo Origummi™ toys are available in dog and crane forms and gently massage Fido’s gums while helping remove plaque during play.

A glamorous gift for pets and owners, the Executive Retractable Leash by NanDog Pet Gear is available in multiple designs, extends to nine feet and includes a comfortable rubber grip handle.

This holiday season, treat pets with Stewart Pro-Treat Freeze Dried Liver Beef and Chicken Treats, providing pets with protein-rich meats for a healthy bite-sized reward or snack.

Gift your cat extreme happiness with Synergy Labs’ Xtreme Catnip. Just spray the 100 percent natural catnip on toys, scratching pads and other items and watch your kitty go wild.

Relaxation music for pets and owners, Pet Acoustics’ original orchestrations are composed with feline and canine hearing sensitivities in mind and feature a special collection of festive music to enjoy this season.

Gifts Under $25

Keep pets busy with Paul Frank plush toys by 26 Bars And a Band. Providing pets with plenty of fun this season, toys also feature squeakers for added fun. $9.95

Combining style with strength and durability, Kurgo Wander Collars are fully adjustable, double lined, and are available in multiple sizes and colors. Additionally, collars feature custom stamped steel slides and a built-in bottle opener; great for the man and his best friend. $10.00

This durable cotton canvas tote bag by Dog is Good features a cotton interior, screen-printed front and embroidered mutt outline on the back, perfect for any dog loving friend or family member. $24.99

Spicing up home interiors, ModaPet’s Cinnamutt Bowl is sure to be a hit among pets and pet parents. Functional for water or food, the BPA-free bowl features Italian-inspired design, adding fashionable flare to any style this holiday season. $24.95

Give the gift of a personalized photo charm by Chief Furry Officer. Simply provide an image to be permanently imprinted on a water resistant aluminum charm, making a heartwarming gift for every pet lover on your list! $18.00


The American Pet Products Association (APPA) is the leading not-for-profit trade association serving the interests of the pet products industry since 1958. APPA membership includes more than 1,000 pet product manufacturers, their representatives, importers and livestock suppliers representing both large corporations and growing business enterprises. APPA's mission is to promote, develop and advance pet ownership and the pet product industry and to provide the services necessary to help its members prosper. Visit for more information.

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Jamie Brant
American Pet Products Association
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