Keep him close with a Found My Animal leash. Made of rope (not leather), the leads are finished to perfection with brass hardware and nautical whipping. And the best part: Twenty-five percent of profits goes toward spaying/neutering animals waiting on adoption.
Road trips aren’t the same without Fluffy riding shotgun. She’ll stay hydrated and happy with a water bowl that fits securely in your cup holder. Use the lid to prevent spills and store food in the base for rest area snacking.
Lisa Marie Norton, a Michigan-based graphic designer, creates noncutesy five-by-seven portraits of your dog, cat, bird, bunny, iguana, turtle, or snake. You supply her with photos; she takes pen to paper and colors it in digitally. The depictions are modern, cartoony, and a little Japanesey.
When it’s doggie dream time, don’t banish him to an old pillow. Designed by a California artist and made of ecofriendly materials, P.L.A.Y. beds come in sizes to fit all breeds. There are even a couple of styles you might steal for yourself.
As if it weren’t enough that you bake your own dog biscuits, you feel the need to store Snowball’s snacks someplace special. We suggest this black and white porcelain canister, which keeps things fresh and looks sassy on your counter.
Not only are Jax & Bones dog toys ecofriendly, the company also donates a portion of profits to animal rescue. We love looking at the uncommon designs (crab, penguin, lobster, camel) as much as our pups love to chew them.
Twice a year, when we visit our grandma in Alabama, we eat biscuits and gravy, which is why it comforts us to reward our top dog with Big Dog gourmet treats in that very flavor. We know Nana would approve.
Available at sojos.com, $7 for a twelve-ounce box.
It took two years to produce the images for Show Dogs: a Photographic Breed Guide by Kate Lacey. The eye-popping book is also an iPad app, complete with breed pictures, facts, and trivia.
You like a little wow in your life, so why wouldn’t your pet? Crafted of plastic in three soft colors, Pei Pod is an egg-cellent bed for small dogs, cats, and even rabbits. That’s right, a rabbit. In a pastel egg. Think about it.
Chauncey needs to do his bidness, but it’s raining cats and, um, you know. Not to mention you live on the 23rd floor. If only you had a Pet Loo. Sort of like a litter box for dogs (don’t tell him that), the portable toilet has synthetic grass and a drainage system.
Rub-a-dub dog with Dermagic’s shampoo bars that pamper in rosemary/lavender (to calm), antibacterial peppermint/tea tree oil (to mildly stimulate), and eucalyptus/lemon (to refresh). For every ten bars sold, a tree is planted. Your pooch will really love you for that.
British textile artist and illustrator Jo Chambers loves to draw dogs. Provide her with a few good-quality photos, and she’ll whip out a character-filled likeness of your furry friend — be he a pug in a Pucci scarf or a poodle wearing a pearl necklace.