The 4 gifts for pets blog hop & Gaveaway feature

The 4 Gifts for Pets Giveaway Hop is sponsored by CleverPet. Two of my other 4 gifts below were also sponsored and contain affiliate links. The opinions and ideas in this post are my own and are uninfluenced by any other person or business. The individual sponsors are responsible for their giveaway prizes including shipping. The Giveaway is open to residents of US and Canada (Ex Quebec) where legal. Canadian winner may need to pay duty on the CleverPet Hub.

I started fostering Kilo the Pug 3 years ago. He is my baby and probably a little bit spoilt (my husband and kids are laughing at the understatement). We celebrate Christmas and I enjoy giving him gifts, but I do not want to waste time and money buying gifts he does not need this year. When Jodi from Kohl’s Notes told me about the idea of picking only “4 Gifts for Pets” adapted from the similar concept for kids, it really appealed to me. You choose something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read (or in the case of Kilo who can not read much, something to Eat). It made me really think about what Kilo wants and needs and what I can afford.

Plus I loved the idea of joining with Kohl’s Notes and a group of other awesome bloggers to share the 4 Gifts concept, some great gift ideas and some great prizes.

What 4 Fabulous Gifts Did I Choose For Kilo?

Check out my four fabulous gift choices for Kilo the Pug this Christmas

It was hard to narrow down, especially the Want and Eat. Of course Kilo is a Pug, so for him Eating and Playing are his priorities in life. He always wants and needs treats, chews and new toys and games.

WANT: The CleverPet Hub.

I really want to try this electronic dog puzzle. It’s like a game consul for dogs with different levels. It looks great fun and great stimulation and it gives treats. The Kohl’s Notes crew give it a big paws up. I know Kilo would love it so it is top of the list. You can see a video here.
CleverPet Hub – Exercise Your Pet’s Mind + Body

NEED: The Furbo

I received one to try for free and love it. It not only lets me see and talk to Kilo while I am travelling, but I can throw him treats so he loves it too – see full review here. Every dog needs one of these. You can buy one through my link at a discount:


WEAR: New Harness

Kilo is hard to buy for because of his shape.  He pulls on walks and wriggles out of some harnesses. He had a red Buddy Belt which I liked but it only lasted 18 months and was rather expensive. I just bought this Kurgo one which fits well at a charity auction for the Toronto Humane Society – WIN WIN.  I may also try the Sleepy Pod safety-tested ones. You can buy a Kurgo one through my link today:

EAT: Bullwrinkles Bully Sticks

A very happy Kilo the Pug with his Bullwrinkles Bully Stick

Happy Kilo the Pug in his harness with his Bullwrinkles.

These delicious healthy chews are produced locally near Toronto and we can never have too many LOL.  I have worked with the company on our Rescues Rock project, at various events and on giveaways. We often receive Bullwrinkles and Treats from them for free. Kilo absolutely LOVES them and I love the benefits and the company.

You can see other gifts he might like in our full Gift Guide for Dogs.

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Grand Prize: 1 CleverPet Hub
3 Secondary Prizes Value $350: Winner’s choice of Amazon, PetSmart or Etsy Gift Card

1 x $200               1 x $100                    1 x $50

I wish I could enter as I’d love to win the CleverPet Hub or the Gift Cards to buy great Gifts in time for Christmas.

Dates: Nov. 27 – Dec 8th, 2017. Don’t miss out.

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  • Lisa Brown 5 months ago

    he likes biscuits and crunchy treats

  • alicia gordon 5 months ago

    I like to give my pets homemade treats during the holidays. I look up recipes so they can have a good treat!

  • I give them cookies for dogs

  • We usually find a seasonal crunchy treat – often pumpkin or cranberry. And they love chews like WHIMZEES and bully sticks!

  • Jennifer A 5 months ago

    I like to buy holiday chewies on clearance and give them out year-round

  • My cat like treats and by dog bones.

  • Will G 5 months ago

    We just give our dog whatever is healthy/on sale.

  • Christine Aiello 5 months ago

    Coco doesn’t get any special holiday treats because she has a lot of allergies. So I just give her the regular treats she eats.

  • Heather D 5 months ago

    I get different kinds of treats. I’ve yet to find one that she didn’t like.

  • 5 months ago

    Cookie treats

  • Shelley 5 months ago

    My pet likes all different types of treats, especially crunchy ones!

  • Nathalie Lebeau 5 months ago

    Our cat, Forrest, has a crooked paw since birth. She’s awesome though and can do anything any other cat can do. We got her a sock full of toys and catnip/treats but we want to try to get her a cat tree as well since we recently moved and she can’t reach any of the windows to look outside!

  • Yo gotta admit this looks so cool

  • Amy Angulo 5 months ago

    The pups love homemade pupcakes and treats made with canned food, oats and cranberries.

  • Cheryl Chervitz 5 months ago

    I usually bake them some biscuits and give them fresh marrow bones.

  • Kelly D 5 months ago

    We give our cat fish and chicken treats and canned foods.

  • Jessica P 5 months ago

    I always give my cat coco cookies for cats

  • Graham Lindfield 5 months ago

    Honestly, all of these would be great!!

  • Nicole B 5 months ago

    My dog gets dog cookies from a local dog bakery and also a new bone filled with peanut butter!

  • Elizabeth R 5 months ago

    One of the treats we give our dog is Benny Bully liver treats.

  • Tainan Lu 5 months ago

    I like to give him some bones.

  • Mary Jaglowitz 5 months ago

    My cats like crunchy treats so I make homemade ones and I can control the ingredients.

  • Lisa R 5 months ago

    I give them each a candy cane shaped dog bone.

  • Christine 5 months ago

    Treats toys and games are great rotti toys

  • thomas rusinak 5 months ago

    I give my daughters dog..Doggie treats!

  • Alison Braidwood 5 months ago

    They don’t get special food treats (aside from their usual), but I did buy my cats a Meowbox subscription last year. They love it.

  • Erin Lewis 5 months ago

    I give my cat chicken and fish treats. He loves them!

  • Kim Stenner 5 months ago

    My cat loves all types of treats so we always look for something new and different at Christmas for her.

  • SSkinner 5 months ago

    I bought a doggy advent calendar this year and i’m so excited to give my old girl a new treat every morning in December when the kids get theirs! 😀

  • Arielle 5 months ago

    We bake special cookies for him

  • Calvin F. 5 months ago

    Regular cat treats, got some new ones 🙂

  • Ingrid 5 months ago

    my dog loves treats

  • A little piece of cheese.

  • Heather Swanson 5 months ago

    Penny likes barnyard bonanza treats

  • Vanessa L. 5 months ago

    My cat gets a fresh box of catnip!

  • krysta d 5 months ago

    I don’t usually buy “special” treats for my pets at christmas – I usually just get them their usual ones (Pure Bites).

  • Aaron Bico 5 months ago

    I get him some smoked bones at the butchers.

  • Colette 5 months ago

    My dog looooves treats! He is so food-motivated!

  • Linda Svarovsky 5 months ago

    Turkey is a favourite for my pet.

  • Melissa Storms 5 months ago

    I usually pick up a canister of the Instant bone broth this time of year. My cat and dog both love it.

  • We do a mini stocking for each of our cats. This year I got each of them a carton of catsip and 2 small cat toys. I also got one of those donut shaped toys with the mouse inside of it

  • Sarahjferg 5 months ago

    I give my cat Temptations.

  • Melyssah DeVrye 5 months ago

    They get some frozen whole cranberries

  • wsiemens 5 months ago

    my beagle will eat anything

  • Donnas 5 months ago

    I buy my cat a bag of treats.

  • Catherine Robichaud 5 months ago

    We usually buy the dog some homemade treats for the holidays.

  • Ashley Leah 5 months ago

    The kids and I love making home made treats for our furry little friends 🙂 & the kitties love Temptations!!

  • Joanne C 5 months ago

    My dog loves liver treats and chicken jerky.

  • Christine Richards 5 months ago

    We just do special treat for our dogs!

  • Rosa Cross 5 months ago

    I get my pet a few bags of treats for the holiday.

  • Stephanie LaPlante 5 months ago

    I get my pets a stocking full of toys.

  • Jackie 5 months ago

    Galen gets safe leftovers (white meat, plain sweet potatoes, and he loves cranberries). I also wait for holiday treats to go on sale because he enjoys them anytime.

  • Danielle 5 months ago

    I used to get cat toys and treats every Christmas for my kitties. This will be the first year since 1998 that I won’t have a kitty to treat.

  • I feed my babies Greenies

  • Sara rai 5 months ago

    Usually treats that are on sale.

  • Evan G 5 months ago

    We usually give my cats some catnip and new toys. This year we bought them a new cat tree!

  • Lance Bechtel 5 months ago

    Thank for the great giveaway. I love my pups so much. Would love to get them something cool.

  • I am making Layla for Hanukkah 🙂 Doggy latkes

  • Kayley 5 months ago

    My cat likes the Ciao Churu Tuna, so I will probably get her a few of those as a treat.

  • Meekyung 5 months ago

    I would give give him some toys.

  • Kira K 5 months ago

    We make homemade sweet potato treats or dehydrated beef strips

  • Marlene v. 5 months ago

    We always have some goodies wrapped up under the tree for the pets.

  • NormaJane (NJ) 5 months ago

    We have 4 pups. Check them out at on Instagram @njnowski = I love to show off my babies
    I use the holidays as a time to through out old toys & bring in some new ones. I like the durability of JW Pet products.

  • Holly D 5 months ago

    My kitties love freeze dried treats. I like them because they’re a great healthy option for them.

  • Lots of turkey!

  • My bunny get lots of woven mats and tunnels that he can customize for himself.

  • Jessica G 5 months ago

    Toys! Soft plush toys that squeak!

  • Colleen Boudreau 5 months ago

    They just get their normal everyday treats.

  • Lisa F. 5 months ago

    I usually buy them special treats for Christmas, like some type of beef chew.

  • Susan Thaw Greenberg 5 months ago


  • Susan Thaw Greenberg 5 months ago

    Cookies..crunchy and soft ones

  • Kayla Lussier 5 months ago

    Homemade dog doggy peanut butter cookies!

  • Emeryl 5 months ago

    I get them big cans of wet food sometimes. We gave them a tiny bit of turkey for Thanksgiving, too.

  • Margot C 5 months ago

    I baked treats with yogurt, pumpkin and oats.

  • Janet P. 5 months ago

    I like to give him handmade treats that my friend makes for him.

  • Natalie 5 months ago

    We give our dog some Bil Jac treats and new bones for Christmas.

  • cassandra 5 months ago

    Our dog Coco gets a new antler at Christmas.

  • I give my dog hot dogs as a treat.

  • Alex Foutch 5 months ago

    I always like to mix up what treats I give my pets. I am starting to make homemade ones and they seem to enjoy those more.

  • Kyla Patton 5 months ago

    Luma love my homemade pumpkin treats, a nice rawhide type bone and safe holiday human foods 🙂

  • Wanda B 5 months ago

    Sometimes I bake some special doggie biscuits for him, but most of the time I’ll just sneak some “human” food off my plate and give it to him under the kitchen table. It’s not too often that he gets turkey. 🙂

  • Vincci 5 months ago

    Fresh chicken breast and bully sticks!

  • Linda Szymoniak 5 months ago

    Well, my dogs get treats all year long, but I try to make some special homemade ones for Christmas and often save aside some extra special store-bought items to give them on Christmas, too.

  • Brenda Witherspoon-Bedard 5 months ago

    our dog loves crunchy treats

  • Allison Matz 5 months ago

    Candy cane shaped bones and new squeeky toys.

  • Matt V 5 months ago

    Rawhide bones shaped like candy canes

  • marymarymary 5 months ago

    freshly made catnip toys !

  • Rhonda 5 months ago

    Our dogs like getting a can of wet food for a change…

  • Deena Resnickoff 5 months ago

    I don’t have a dog right now but I’m hoping to be a foster mom in the new year. I would love to make treats for my dog. Why not bake for them? We bake for our friends and relatives.

  • Tracy D 5 months ago

    We usually make a special meal, like chicken. Also doggy cookies 😉

  • Tess Rosario 5 months ago


  • Dianne 5 months ago

    My girl gets homemade dog treats and fresh veggies.

  • Lindsay A. 5 months ago

    I don’t give my cat something that’s specifically holiday themed – but do get chewy grain-free treats for her as a holiday gift!

  • Treats such as a variety of chews, canned food, and training treats 🙂

  • Suzanne G 5 months ago

    I like to get him some cute Christmas dog cookies and a new toy.

  • Erika R. 5 months ago

    We give our dog holiday themed cookies!

  • We don’t tend to give our animals anything out of the ordinary on the holidays but for some reason, a lot of meat ends up jumping off of the dining tables.

  • Sarah Mayer 5 months ago

    rawhides, bones, rosemary and lamb flavored treats.

  • Jessica W 5 months ago

    I like to give my dogs glucosamine treats to take care of their joints.

  • Caroline 5 months ago

    She loves to get treats and a new toy.

  • She dont get anything sweet unfortunately but she does get extra beggin strips in her stocking 🙂

  • Mr. N likes all the meaty treats and cheese!

  • Caryn Coates 5 months ago

    Biscuits, bones and stuffed toys

  • Aarone Mawdsley 5 months ago

    i give me doggies special cookies

  • janine a 5 months ago

    my pup loves his denta-bones! 🙂

  • L. Marie 5 months ago

    Homemade treats, An extra long walk with just him and I so he will not be rattled by all the fuss, hopefully he will sleep until our evening walk and playtime. Merry Christmas, a lovely website.

  • Brad Merrell 5 months ago

    Big bones from a local butcher

  • sarah k 5 months ago

    They love turkey, chicken and sweet potato.

  • Robyn Bellefleur 5 months ago

    I bake my own doggie safe treats for them and give them new balls.

  • Kelley Moore 5 months ago

    My dog Sugar loves rawhide bones

  • Kristen 5 months ago

    We give them bits of meat from our holiday feasts in their own dinners.