|PORTA-“BOWL”. Bowldog by 3 EYE Fish. $4.99.|
Great Gift, available online.
Make sure your pooch is never left thirsty when you’re on the go. The bowldog™ is a portable water bowl for your furry companion. Flat and flexible when folded, it turns into a stable, regular-sized water bowl by simply adding water. Strong, durable and leak-free, it can go wherever you go. The handy zipper closes the bowl after use so it will not leak into your bag or pocket. 8 different designs to choose from.Free shipping on orders over $100.00.
|NIP THIS. Certified Organic Cat Nip by Sojos. $7.00.|
My Pet Boutique, 94 Cumberland St., 416-368-6896
Hand-harvested and carefully dried to preserve its maximum effect on cats, Sojos Certified Organic Catnip induces a harmless euphoric state in cats that lasts 5 to 15 minutes. Sprinkle a pinch once or twice a week (overuse can lessen its effect) to keep your feline feeling groovy. The tin contains nothing but 100-percent certified organic catnip grown in the Cascade Mountains of Washington. Just sprinkle a small pinch for your cat to play with and enjoy.
|MOV…Over! The Humunga Stache by Moody Pet. $16.00.|
Timmie Doggie Outfitters, multiple locations.
Movember may be over but let your pooch steal the spotlight this holiday season with the Humunga Stache – a durable black rubber ball on one end, and a giant cartoon mustache on the other. When your dog bites into the ball, he ends up with a delightful ‘stache of his own. This one is a “must have” for dogs and owners with a great sense of humour! Great for photo-ops and group shots! Made with natural rubber. Humunga Tongue also available.
|WORK FOR IT.Treat Dispensing Toy by TreatStik. $15.00-$18.00.|
Petopia., 265 Bartley Ave., 416-429-7387.
Strong and durable, the TreatStik® is a meal and treat dispensing toy that will offer your dog hours of mentally stimulating fun and reward accordingly. Able to stand up to strong chewers, the TreatStik® is available in 2 sizes. The large Treatstik® can hold up to 1.5 cups of your dogs favorite treats or daily meal, while the small size holds .5 cups. Dishwasher safe. Large Treatstik is 9.75″ long; Small Treatstik is 6″ long.
|CAT-ADIAN EH? Cat Playhouse by Loyal Luxe. $28.95.|
Rolo., 24 Bellair Street, 416-920-0100.
Your furry friends can show off their patriotic pride in Loyal Luxe’s Canadiana-themed playhouses. Made entirely of 100% recycled corrugated cardboard, these easy-to-assemble pet cribs include ornamental decorations and playful balls crafted from the leftover cardboard from production, four interchangeable decorative ornaments to place on the façade (a moose head, a fish, a bird and a banner on which your cat’s name can be written), a textured cardboard carpet for kitty to massage and sharpen her claws on — and the blank exterior allows for a personal “paint” job.
|WARHOL EFFECT. Pop Art Portrait by Toronto Pop Art. From $135.00.|
Toronto Pop Art, available online only.
Turn pictures of your four legged loved ones into works of art with Pop Art Portraits from Toronto Pop Art. Toronto-based artists, Claire Redden and Peggy McEwen take your favourite photos and turn them into pop art treasures to enjoy forever. Simply send your photos to them (head and shoulder shots work best) and they will transform them into your very own Warhol inspired image. Several print and framing options available.
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