With the holidays coming up, you can't forget your animal friends when buying gifts. We've rounded up the best pet gifts of 2020, including a huge variety of gifts your furry friends will love, alongside some presents suitable for the animal-loving humans in your life.
Whatever your budget, we have an option for you. Read on for gift ideas that will simplify your shopping.
Furbo Dog Camera: $133.99 at Amazon (was $249)
Users can see and hear their dogs in real-time from anywhere using a smartphone app, so it's the ideal present for a dog parent who's anxious about leaving their canine companion home alone. Since it dispenses treats, it could also make a great gift from you to your dog.
K&H Gray and Black Self Warming Pet Pad: $11.46 at Chewy
This self-warming bed is ideal for your feline friends. It contains a reflective layer that bounces the user's own body heat back at them for additional warmth. The perfect present for cats who love to stay cozy. Also available at Amazon.
iRobot Roomba 692 Robot Vacuum: $199.98 at Amazon (was $319.99)
Another great gift for pet owners, this robot vacuum takes some of the stress out of cleaning up after furry family members. Without daily vacuuming, it's easy for pet hair and dirt from paws to build up, but not everyone has time for such regular cleaning. The Roomba does it all for you, leaving more free time for pet parents.
Pet Acoustics Pet Tunes - Canine: $59.99 at Amazon
This canine speaker is the gift for the dog who has everything. It comes preloaded with frequency-modulated musically clinically proven to calm dogs. It's perfect for dogs who suffer from mild separation anxiety when you're out and about.
Good Lovin' Hickory Smoked Rib Bone Dog Chew: $13.29 at Amazon
You'll be your dog's best friend forever if you buy them these tasty hickory-smoked bones. They're safe for dogs to gnaw on and ideal for heavy chewers.
Leaps & Bounds Crinkle Cat Tunnel: $19.99 at Amazon
Cats tunnels are great for felines who enjoy hiding and leaping out at their humans. The crinkle material inside adds an extra degree of enjoyment, and excitable cats often love zooming through from one end to the other.
KOOLTAIL Basic Dog Hoodie: from $9.99 at Amazon (was 10.99)
Dogs will feel cozy and look adorable in one of these hoodies. They're available in six colors and a range of sizes from x-small to xx-large to fit most dogs. An ideal option for a canine companion who feels the cold.
Embark Vet Breed & Health Dog DNA Test: $149 at Chewy (was $199.99)
This canine DNA test checks for 170+ genetic markers for hereditary diseases and searches a database of more than 250 breeds. This is an excellent gift for a dog owner who doesn't know their dog's mix of breeds or who is worried about genetic diseases. Also available at Amazon.
Pooch Selfie The Original Dog Selfie Stick Smartphone Attachment: $9.99 at Chewy (was $12.99)
Humans who are far more interested in taking selfies with their dogs than their dogs are in appearing in these selfies will enjoy receiving this dog selfie stick attachment as a gift. The ball catches dogs' attention, resulting in better selfies. Also available at Amazon.
Chuckit! Ultra Rubber Ball + Classic Launcher Dog Toy: $12.06 at Chewy
If your dog is a fan of fetching balls, you can't beat this ball launcher as a gift. The launcher allows you to throw the ball further than you'd be able to by hand, while the two rubber balls included are highly durable.
365 Puppies-A-Year Picture-A-Day Wall Calendar: $15.99 at Amazon
If 12 monthly puppies just aren't enough, this calendar features 365 puppies — one for every day! The ultimate budget gift for any dog-obsessed person.
Furhaven Self-Warming Pet Blanket: $20.99 at Amazon
Dogs and cats who love snuggling will adore this cozy pet blanket with a reflective internal layer that reflects pets' body heat back at them for even more warmth. It's a lovely gift for your pets or for a pet owner who wants to keep their soft furnishings free of pet hair.
Honest Paws CBD Oils and Treats: $24.95+ at Honest Paws
Honest Paws CBD treats and oils will be greatly appreciated by the chillest pets around — or those who need more chill. The company makes products for both dogs and cats, though your options for cats are more limited. It can help with pain, mobility issues, and anxiety.
RestoraPet Supplement: $39.95 at Amazon
If you're buying for someone with a beloved senior pet, consider RestoraPet as a gift. This powerful blend of antioxidants, EPA/DHA, vitamins, and minerals can help reduce pain and stiffness in older pets, boost energy levels, and support overall wellbeing. It's suitable for all pets aside from fish and cold-blooded animals.
K&H Outdoor Heated Cat House: $75.04 at Amazon
It's natural to worry about cats who spend a significant chunk of their day outdoors, but give the gift of this outdoor heated cat house and at least you won't need to worry about them getting cold. It has two exits so cats can't get trapped by predators or other neighborhood cats. Also available at Chewy.
KONG Wobbler Dog Toy: from $19.99 at Chewy
Dogs who are food-motivated or need extra activities for mental stimulation will love this toy. They can knock it with their paws and snouts to get treats out, but it never falls over. Also available at Amazon.
You & Me Cardboard Cat House and Scratcher: $16.99 at Amazon
Whatever your cat's into, they'll find something to love about this gift. It features a cat stretcher up top to keep those claws in check, plus a house area underneath for cats to hide in, and a dangling toy for general play.
PureBites Freeze Dried Chicken Breast Cat Treats: $3.69 at Chewy
Even the fussiest of felines will do anything for these scrumptious treats made of 100% freeze-dried chicken breast. They're too pricey for everyday feeding, but the perfect treat for a special occasion. Also available at Amazon.
Whimzees Large Variety Dog Chews Container: $32.91 at Chewy
We've covered treats for feline friends, but these are great for the dog in your life. Not only do they taste good, but they'll clean your dog's teeth as they chew, so these are really a gift for both you and your canine companion. You can also buy them in smaller sizes for little dogs. Also available at Amazon.
PetSafe Ricochet Electronic Dog Toy: $49.95 at Chewy (was $59.99)
These two paired ball-like toys move around and make noise independently, engaging your dog in play. They're perfect for dogs who need a little encouragement to be active. Also available at Amazon.
Chanasya Shaggy Longfur Faux Fur Throw Blanket: $29.99 at Amazon
A super plush blanket that makes a great gift for dogs and cats who love to get cozy. You can set it on the floor or on your couch for your pets to lie on top of, or they can snuggle underneath it. It's available in a range of colors and sizes.
PetSafe Drinkwell Platinum Dog and Cat Water Fountain: $34.95 at Amazon (was $34.95)
If your dog or cat hates drinking water from the bowl, they might prefer drinking from this pet fountain. Cats are especially fussy about water and are often more likely to drink from a moving source than a bowl. This fountain also filters the water, so it doesn't get full of drool or pieces of food.
Trixie DreamWorld Baza Cat Scratching Post: $29.29 at Chewy (was $44.99)
Another great option to meet your cat's scratching needs. It features two sisal-wrapped scratching posts with a hammock-style bed stretched between them. It's a thoughtful gift for any cat who loves scratching just as much as they love snoozing.
Multipet Medium Yellow Pineapple House Small Animal Hideaway: $11.42 at Amazon
Don't leave your small pet off your holiday gift list. This cozy little hideaway is suitable for a range of small animals, such as hamsters, rats, and even birds. You can either hang it in your pet's enclosure or place it on the floor.
Dyson Pure Hot + Cool HP01 HEPA Air Purifier: $491.99 at Amazon
Do you have a loved one who adores their pets but struggles with odors or allergens? This air purifier from Dyson traps 99.97% of allergens and detects and neutralizes airborne particles and gases for cleaner, fresher air in the home.
KONG Cuteseas Whale: $6.74 at Chewy (was 8.99)
With its corduroy construction, this plush whale toy lasts longer than some. It's a suitable gift for dogs who make quick work of flimsier plush toys. Also available at Amazon.
Oxbow Simple Rewards Banana Small Animal Treats: $4.80 at Chewy (was $5.99)
Made from nothing but banana, these sweet treats will excite any small mammal. You do need to watch how many you give to your pet in one go because of their naturally high sugar content, but they're all-natural, so there's no need to worry about artificial additives. Also available at Amazon.
Our Pet's Cosmic Catnip A-peeling Catnip Filled Banana Cat Toy: $10.49 at Amazon
Not all cats react to catnip, but if your feline friend is among the 70 to 80% that do, they'll love this catnip-filled toy.
Nylabone Dura Chew Souper Bacon Dog Bone: $9.49 at Chewy (was $14.99)
Dogs who love to chew will thank you for buying this tough Nylabone. It's perfect for pups who shred or gnaw their way through less sturdy toys, plus the chewing action can help clean teeth. Also available at Amazon.
KONG Zoom Groom Brush: $6.59 at Chewy (was $10.99)
We love the Zoom Groom as a gift for dogs who enjoy being groomed and fussed over. The flexible rubber bristles massage your dog's skin as you brush. It can also be used wet for bathing animals, though your canine companion might not like that idea so much. Also available at Amazon.
Cozy Pet Warmer Safe Pet Space Heater: $44.99 at Chewy
If your cat curls up on your laptop for warmth or your dog is usually found in front of a radiator or the stove, they'll love this freestanding pet warmer. It's effectively a low-power heater that produces enough warmth to satisfy your pets, but not enough to scald them or cause them to overheat.
Lauren Corona is a writer for BestReviews. BestReviews is a product review company with a singular mission: to help simplify your purchasing decisions and save you time and money.
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