Bark Fa La La La Latte Dog Toy ($9.99; target.com):
It's easier to get through the hectic holiday season clutching a frothy latte — and that goes for your pup as well. This squishy, fetchable toy has a big squeaker securely embedded inside to perk up playtime. Remember, it's better to give than to retrieve.
Knit Dog Ornaments ($28; uncommongoods.com):
Take your pick of the litter: You can gift the dog lover on your list a one-of-a-kind ornament reflecting their favorite breed. Options include dachshund, Havanese, Airedale terriers and 12 other popular pooches. Each ornament is handmade in Peru from alpaca fiber.
DJ Cat Scratching Pad ($35; uncommongoods.com):
Is this not hysterical? Designed in London and made of 100% recycled paper and wood, this clever scratching pad lets your cat stretch their muscles and sharpen their claws while living out their DJ fantasies. It arrives as a flat-packed kit that is a snap to put together.
Treat a Dog Furry PupRug ($119; amazon.com):
Beds that are comfortable, night after night, for large dogs can be hard to find. Breeds like Great Danes, Afghans and Newfies need orthopedic support. The memory foam base of this bed alleviates pressure on joints. Plus, it has a waterproof lining, a handy feature for elderly dogs that occasionally have accidents.
Wisdom Panel Canine DNA Test ($149.99; amazon.com):
More and more of us are rescuing dogs rather than buying purebreds, and that's great. But we're left a little (or a lot) curious about the breed of our new buddy. Boston Terrier ... and maybe Bulldog ... with some Boxer mixed in? Just a big Yorkie, you think? This kit solves the mystery once and for all. Even better than satisfying your curiosity, though, the test tips you off to the likelihood of your pet developing any of more than 150 genetic health conditions.
Catit Grooming Kit for Long-Hair Cats ($39.99; amazon.com):
Fluffy cats are irresistible, let's face it. But all that hair on furniture and your favorite black sweater is considerably less beautiful. The best defense is a good offense ... brushing that furball every day. Your cat will enjoy the ritual, and it will prevent hairballs.
Snoozzy by Petmate Hide & Seek Cat Bed ($24.99; petmate.com):
Many cats and small dogs like to nestle under blankets, nice and cozy. If yours is one of them, this is going to be the best $25 you've ever spent. Thanks to its unique shape and soft fabric, this tent-style hangout will lure your pet into blissful naps.