Perfect Christmas Gift For Older Dogs
If you're looking for the perfect Christmas gift for an older dog, you've come to the right place!
Here you'll find plenty of ideas to get your pup in the holiday spirit, from cozy beds and accessories to fun toys to keep them entertained all the way through the cold winter months.
There are many great options out there, from cozy beds to hours of interactive playtime.
Read on for some great Christmas gift ideas for older dogs that will put a smile on your pup's face this holiday season.
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I have an 8 year old Beagle (which isn't considered old per se) but he is less active compared to when he was younger.
So I wanted to get some special gifts for him that isn't just your standard "dog toy" or "dog bed". Something more unique or useful he can benefit from.
I wanted to share with you what I got for him because he REALLY LOVED them and I think your pup would too!
Dog Bicycle Trailer
My Beagle has always been very active. My husband used to go running with him 3-4 miles ever day!! Not to mention we always walked him several miles in the woods.
But now he is getting a little older and that much activity for him sometimes is too much. He gets tired faster than before.
However he still wants to come with us every time we go out.
So we found the perfect solution!
We got him this Bike Trailer that we attach to one of the bikes. We have him run next to the bike until he gets tired, then we put him in the trailer so he can just sit back and relax for the rest of the ride.
I have a short video about the trailer on our Instagram account, if you want to see how it works!
I think this trailer is the perfect gift for any dog who loves the outdoors!
Snuffle mats are great toys for older dogs. You just hide treats or dry dog food in them and he sniffs through it to find it.
Great way to keep him entertained while indoors!
Don't get me wrong, this isn't meant only for older dogs. Dogs of any age can benefit from it!
You can also use this toy when it is very cold or rainy outside, to keep you pooch entertained.
Super Cozy Blanket
I admit it's a bit on the expensive side, but I guarantee your pup will love it!
(if he likes fluffy stuff)
Super cozy and comfortable, and it even protects your couch as it is waterproof!
Dogs of any age, but especially older dogs, love to sleep on it!
I wouldn't recommend it for dogs that like to destroy though!
Hide & Seek Puzzle Dog Toys
Does your dog likes to take out the insides of every toy? Mine does!
So I decided to get this Star Wars design puzzle toy for him and so far he loves it and haven't destroyed it like his other toys.
He plays with it and takes the little Stormtrooper figures out, then I put them back, and he plays with it again.
I do have to say, depending on the size of your dog, this toy might not be ideal. Larger dogs could try to swallow the little figures.
If your dog isn't a Star Wars fan, don't worry, there are plenty of other designs!
Disney Dog Bed
Well living in Florida, it is no surprise that the whole family loves everything Disney!
I wanted to get something unique for my dog to make his place more special.
I have to admit at first I was kind of skeptical. Every time I got him a "special design" dog bed or toy, they turned out to be cheaply made and didn't last.
But WOW, this Winnie the Pooh dog bed I really like!!! So does my Beagle!
Check out the short video I made of it on my Instagram!
Of course there are other designs to choose from! Check them out!
I hope your pup likes these gifts!