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Healthy Paws Holiday Gift Guide 2016

By Colleen Williams
December 16, 2016 • 2 min. read
pet gift guide

Happy Holidays, pet lovers! If you’re still on the hunt for the purrfect gift for your furry friend, or perhaps a pet parent, look no further.


Pinot Meow Cat Wine, $9.95

Because nothing says love like including your kitty in a nightcap. Pinot Meow makes a great gift for your cat, or for that friend who loves both their cat and their wine. Don’t worry, it’s made of organic catnip, water, sea salt, and organic beets.


Catnip Fortune Cookies, $24

Absolutely adorable, these toys hide secret treats, or you can fill these fleece fortune cookies with catnip. Each cookie comes with a cat-themed fortune, so if you’re still looking for the best present to give a resident cat fanatic, check these out on


IllumaCollar, $24

These light up collars are great for visibility (and safety) when walking dogs at night. You can personalize with your pup’s name for just $6.50 more. Plus, they make leashes, harnesses, and cat collars too! Available on their website.


Mungo & Maud “Petite Amande” Dog Fragrance, $78.50

For the fanciest of fur friends, Mungo & Maud’s Dog Fragrance, Petite Amande, has notes of French blackcurrant, Tunisian neroli, mimosa, and violet leaf. Spray lightly on their coat, or directly onto your wrists (it’s great for humans too).  At Mungo & Maud.


DJ Cat Scratching Pad, $35

Stating, “within every feline lurks a wannabe DJ,” this scratch pad is for the coolest cats in the bunch (and the pet parent with a fierce sense of humor). Found at


FroliCat BOLT Interactive Laser Pet Toy, $17.95

CATS. LOVE. LASERS. Dogs can love lasers too. And the Bolt brings it in terms of lasers! It offers both an automatic mode which generates random patterns and a manual mode where you control the laser. Turn it on and watch the action. We found it on Amazon.


Bunny Hoodie Dog Sweater, $32.99 – $46.99

This warm and adorable pup sweater comes in so many different sizes, your little bunny is sure to find one that fits. And if bunny doesn’t work? Find even more choices (like an ugly Christmas sweater!) at


Custom Pet Photo Pillow, $40+

This suede fabric pillow takes your pet’s photo and makes he or she immortal. How perfect would your cat or dog look, resting on his or her own likeness? Instagram will blow up! (P.S. It’s machine washable). Found on


Log Cabin Dog House, $129.99 – $209.99

Give your pup the taste of the rustic country life! This cedar log cabin is weatherproof with an asphalt shingled slanted roof and adjustable feet for uneven surfaces. Get it at Petco.


Whistle GPS Device, $79.95

Tested and approved by our own staff, the Whistle GPS Pet Tracker attaches to your pet’s collar, allowing you to locate your pet in minutes and track their daily activity on your phone. Go to

colleen williams
By Colleen Williams

Over the past decade, Colleen has written about health, wellness, beauty, and even pets for The New York Times, The Cut, Refinery29, xoVain, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, and Seattle Met Magazine, as well as many beauty brands. She has a BFA in Art History from the University of New Mexico and an AAS in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design in New York.

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