Santa Paws: Stylish Ideas for the Pampered Pup

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What to get the furry family member who has everything? From stocking stuffers to wonderfully wacky sweaters and customized designer duds, here are some of our top picks to make your pups feel like the prince or princess they were born to be.


Festive Fido

What’s a holiday party without a festive and wonderfully wacky sweater or two (or three or four)?


Martha Stewart Pets Reindeer Sweater (CAD $14.97-16.47, depending on size)


Martha Stewart Pets Buffalo Checker Acorn Coat (CAD $14.97-20.99, depending on size)

Pet Smart’s Pet Holiday Elf Dog Sweater (CAD $11.97-13.47, depending on size)


Martha Stewart Pets Raccoon Sweater (CAD $14.97-16.47, depending on size)







Cosy in cashmere with 360 Cashmere Skull Dog “Super Model” Sweater (CAD $60)

Next: Cool collars & leashes

Street style… 

Super soft and luxurious, this gorgeous collar is lined with plush, sheepskin shearling. Handmade in Toronto. The HOUND Collar in Suede and Shearling (CAD $118.00)



And to complete the look, The HOUND Leash in Chestnut Suede and Shearling (CDN $128.00).



From LA-based designer to the stars, Kelly Wearstler, Leather Liaison Dog Collar and Tag (USD $215-245, depending on size.)



The matching leash is made with premium leather and burnished bronze hardware. (From US $135 to 145, depending on size.)

Next: The best bowls

Doggy Diner

We know they love us for our lovable selves and not just the gourmet kibble, right? Still dogs just might be the ultimate foodies, so why not get a one of a kind, custom-made bowl just for them.

4 Paws Pottery specializes in homemade, artisan stoneware dog dishes, including custom bowls with your pet’s name, long-eared bowls and slow-feeder bowls. Customized ornaments, treat jars and plates are also available.

(Prices ranges from USD $25-55, depending on size; adding your pet’s name costs $5-10 extra. International shipping is available.)

Next: Braving the elements (stylishly, of course)

Brave the elements without sacrificing on style


Warm, but lightweight and comfy too. Canada Pooch North Pole Parka (Now reduced at CAD $39.99). Find out more at World of Angus.



Protect those precious paws from rain, snow, salt and mud with waterproof. Non-slip Wellies boots from Canada Pooch (CAD$19.99 )

Go classic with Hudson’s Bay Company dog sweater with hood. (CDN $40)


Perfectly on trend with Neiman Marcus faux leopard dog coat (CDN$96.56)

Next: Snoozing in Style

Snoozing in Style

Made to last a lifetime from human-grade memory foam, your dog will definitely snooze in comfort. World of Angus, The Dog Bed (CAD $149)



Cosy up on the couch with this oversized, fleece dog blanket. Not only does it look fabulous, but it inhibits the growth of odor-causing bacteria too. (CAD $89.00).

Next: Sweet stocking stuffers

Sweet Stocking Stuffers

Cheers! These festive holiday treats are sure to be a puppy palate pleaser.


Pet Holiday Cookie Assortment Dog Treat ($9.09)


And pass the puppy a macaroon, please. Pet Holiday Cookies Macaroon Dog Treats ($5.24)




Play time gets even better with Mungo & Maud Rose-Print Denim Dog Toy (Currently reduced to CAD $35).


Chewy Vuiton Bone Plush Dog Toy by Dog Diggin’s Designs (CDN $28.84)


Next: Ahh, the Spa

Ahh, the Spa

Keep Fido’s coat hydrated and super shiny with Lavender Dog Shampoo made with aloe vera and olive oil. (CAD $18.00, 250ml bottle)


Best foot forward. This balm made with olive oil, shea butter, beeswax and healing herbs soothe scuffed skin and paws. And more proof it’s made with a dog in mind: it’s also edible! Dog Balm (CAD $12.00, 2 oz tin)


And your pooch will smell absolutely delicious after using the grooming products from Isle of Dogs. Shampoo and Conditioner (each USD $14.99).

Next: And for the truly pampered pup…


Not just another chew. For the truly princely pup (or super indulgent pup parent), this customized keepsake is hand-sculpted in LA. Solid Bronze Dog Bone (USD $225 )



And even more extravagant, is this stylish domicile for your dog — a home within a home, so to speak. Juxtapose Dog House (USD $4500).