If you have a friend or relative who has a significant birthday coming up, you might be wracking your brain about what you can buy for them. You want them to be delighted with whatever they have unwrapped. If they have a cute little pug, a stunningly elegant moggy, or a cheeky little rabbit, the chances are that they are obsessed by their little bundle of joy. Dog lovers and cat lovers alike dote on their furry little companions. To ensure that you tap into their loves and wants, buy them a gift that will encompass their pet’s personality as well as their own. Read on to discover the latest gift guide for all pet lovers.
There’s nothing more exciting than receiving a piece of artwork as a gift. This unique and one of a kind pieces show real thought on the part of the gift giver. While you might not have an artistic bone in your body, you can commission a company that specializes in portrait painting. Many of these creative bods use Instagram shots and photographs to construct a bespoke watercolor or oil on canvas painting. These handcrafted pieces of art will be a wonderful commemoration of a memory for your pal. You may have already seen the perfect cat selfie that your friend posted on their timeline. Or maybe you have taken a shot of your friend looking lovingly into her schnauzer’s eyes. Choose an image and get an artist to create a stunning painting for your nearest and dearest.
Heading on a weekend break with pets can be problematic. However, if you know that your pal hasn’t had a vacation in a couple of years and they are in need of a bit of rest and relaxation, investigate those holiday cottages and glamping sites that allow pet stays. Many of these newer and more forward-thinking companies welcome dogs with open arms. Your friend will be delighted if you present them with a fully paid up weekend away by the coast in a wigwam in a field. These teepees are ideal for pet lovers, they are warm, stocked full of dog biccies, and will afford your friend and their canine companion a wonderful trip.
There are so many ways to create personalized gifts nowadays. From newspaper front pages with your pal’s birth date to personalized cutlery for a child’s christening, these more bespoke gifts are more thoughtful than the generic. Think about commissioning a wonderful Where’s Wally style book with your pal’s mutt. Where’s Fido, Where’s Monty or Where’s Spot is an incredible gift that is a whole lot of fun and will raise a smile or two.
When buying for your pal, you can buy for your pal’s furry friend too. The chances are that they will love it if you accompany their birthday gift with some artisan dog deli treats, a new personalized bowl, or a great new collar complete with name tag. Pet lovers adore their four-legged friends, so don’t neglect them when it comes to gift-giving.
Follow this guide and you can make sure that your friend has the most wonderful birthday with a thoughtful and awe-inspiring gift.