Christmas Gifts for Dogs, Cats, and People Who Love Their Pets

A guide to artisan Christmas gifts with a pet-related theme.

A guide to artisan gifts for dogs cats, and people who love pets

Looking for Christmas gifts for your dog, cat, or a friend who loves animals? Here are my picks for the best handmade artisan gifts from Etsy.

By Zazie Todd, PhD

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Top photo, clockwise from top left:
Christmas Lights dog collar from Goober Dog Collars
Limited edition gold metallic dog bed from Lion and Wolf
Cat bed with ears from Agnes Felt
Catnip Snowman cat toy from Small  Wonders Art

Artisan Christmas gifts for dogs, cats, and people who love pets

Above, clockwise from top left:
Fluffy pet bed from My Fur Baby Designs
Christmas dog and cat bandana from Maddies Dog Boutique
Catnip kicker toy from Janery Pet Beds
Natural rope tug toy from Betty Woof

Artisan Christmas gifts for dogs, cats, and people who love pets

Above, clockwise from top left:
Sterling silver cat necklace from The Wren and Rabbit
Leaping bunny rabbit trinket dish from NeNe & Bop
Personalized dog paw necklace from Charm Philosophy
Cats tote bag from Doggie Drawings
Heart made of paws t-shirt for men and women

See more gifts for pets and pet lovers on Etsy.

Zazie Todd, PhD, is the author of Wag: The Science of Making Your Dog Happy. She is the founder of the popular blog Companion Animal Psychology, where she writes about everything from training methods to the human-canine relationship. She also writes a column for Psychology Today and has received the prestigious Captain Haggerty Award for Best Training Article in 2017. Todd lives in Maple Ridge, BC, with her husband and two cats.

As an Etsy affilliate, I earn from qualifying purchases. 


  1. Some great original gifts here, thankyou. I ended up buying our beagle a bone shaped chew toy, then wrapped it up in xmas wrap. He enjoyed ripping up the wrapping paper more than the actual toy though!


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