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Top Gifts For Dog Lovers

Dog Lovers Gift Guide

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Gift buying can be a challenge and even a hassle for many of us. When it comes time to buy gifts for the dog lovers in your life, gift buying can be fun again - if you have an idea of what to get. Here are some gifts for all kinds of dog lovers, from beginners to pros. If you are a dog lover yourself, you might even want to add these to your own wish list!

1. FURminator deShedding Tool

FURminator Medium deShedding tool for dogs
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The FURminator is a great grooming tool for anyone with a dog that tends to shed. This tool really cuts down on the amount of hair your dog sheds in your home environment. It can also prevent mats and hair buildup on your dog. This high quality grooming tool makes and excellent and generous gift.

2. Books on Dog Training

The Power of Positive Dog Training by Pat Miller
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Dog training is an important parts of dog ownership, and a book about training can make a great gift for a dog lover in your life. Whether that person has a new dog, plans to get a new dog, or just wants to work on training with a current dog, a good dog training book is a great place to start. Some dog training books are better than others, and choosing the right ones can make all the difference. Fortunately, dog trainer Amy Bender has compiled a list of her top five dog training books to help you choose.

3. Great Dog Movies

Lassie Come Home Movie Photo
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Just about every dog lover enjoys a good dog movie. From the classic cartoon Lady and the Tramp to the more modern, live action film Marley & Me, these feature films are great fun for the whole family. Dog movies can make great gifts for dog lovers of all ages. Pick the best one for the the dog lovers in your life from the following lists:

4. DIY Dog Training Kit

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Need a great gift for the dog lover on your list, but don't want to break the budget? A dog training kit may be the perfect idea. You can put it together yourself, and make it as simple or elaborate as you like. Dog trainer Amy Bender shows you how.

5. Pet Emergency Pocket Guide by Informed

Pet Emergency Pocket Guide - Photo of the Pet Emergency Pocket Guide by Informed
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Here's something that every per owner can use, and it makes a great stocking stuffer! The Pet Emergency Pocket Guide by Informed is a valuable reference that simplifies pet care by providing daily care guidelines, first aid, travel advice, emergency planning, and proper responses to pet injuries, illnesses, and emergencies.

6. Sunbeam Gourmet Dog Treat Maker

Sunbeam Gourmet Dog Treat Maker
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This compact dog treat maker kind of works like a waffle iron, but it makes four bone-shaped cookies or cakes. Simply plug it in, preheat, pour in your own homemade batter and cook. The unit comes with a few recipes and ingredient suggestions. Because you decide which ingredients to use, you can tailor the recipe to meet your dog's dietary needs. You can even frost the bone shaped treats with a dog-safe icing recipe. The completed treats make great gifts for dogs! This unit is simple to use and the non-stick surface is easy to clean. It's the prefect holiday gift for a dog lover who enjoys simple baking.

7. Dog Magnetic Poetry

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Most of us have heard of magnetic poetry, but did you know about Dog Magnetic Poetry? This is an inexpensive, fun gift or stocking stuffer that will please just about any dog lover. What a great addition to the fridge or office filing cabinet!
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8. Good Dog Art by Nancy Schutt

Good Dog Art by Nancy Schutt
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Good Dog Art makes and excellent gift for dog lovers and/or art lovers. Artist Nancy Schutt creates colorful, whimsical dog art that is sure to brighten up any dog lover's day. You can even order a custom painting of a dog!

9. N2N Poop Patrol Pet Waste Dispenser and Bags

N2N Poop Patrol Pet Waste Dispenser and Bags - No Trace Waste Bags by Pet Nation
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N2N Poop Patrol Pet Waste Dispenser and Bags may sound like a funny gift, but let's face it - most dog owners need to pick up after their dogs. This dispenser makes a convenient gift or stocking stuffer for new or long-time dog owners.

10. Book Review: Paws to Protect by Sharon Sakson

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Paws to Protect - Dogs Saving Lives and Restoring Hope is a compelling tribute to heroic dogs. This educational and heartwarming book honors the many dogs who have served the United States and its people for generations. This book will bring out the sentimental side of any dog lover in your life.
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