What makes you happy? Getting gifts for yourself or getting gifts for your pet? Since I have Boris, most of my “happy spending” has been buying toys, treats, and other goodies for him. And lately, product designers and independent makers are going far and beyond with sustainable, meaningful and original accessories and gifts.
To support fellow creators I have gathered a few of the most unique gifts.
Some are for the owners, some are for the pups, but everyone is happy, right?
Pet Paw Print Stamp.
A keepsake that is so special you can’t not have it. I can stamp my letters, my journals, my calendar and if I were a bit more eccentric, my dog’s journal. Preserve his little paw on a stamp.
“Ask to Pet” dog leash.
When we are walking our dogs, it’s so important to communicate with other dog owners about the quirkiness of our own pup. We want them to socialize like people but dogs have various personalities and moods. These leashes are perfect to let others know what mood our dog is in and avoid awkward or dangerous situations.
Pet Tee Pee
I must have one of these, although first I have to convince human no. 2. He resists these kinds of accessories but I know once he sees the dog enjoying it he will be on board. Beautifully made in Montreal.
Personalized Dog Tag
Just a small detail but the details make the difference. Getting a tag at the pet shop is so generic. These are made in thick nickel silver or solid brass. So pretty and they are made in Alexandria, Ontario
Custom Pet Portrait
And of course, my own Pet Portraits. A gift that brings genuine joy to the recipient. I will never forget the happiness on my first client’s face when she opened the package and saw it. This is what I live for!
Montreal: Dec 13, 2019 for the Holidays.
U.S. and rest of Canada: Dec 6, 2019
Meaningful gifts make Holiday Shopping worthwhile. Support independent makers!
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