Get all your dog-related holiday shopping finished up with just one trip to Coquitlam.
If you’ve missed the cut-off date for holiday shipping this year there’s no need to panic as we’ve got you covered with this gift guide designed exclusively for all you last-minute shoppers out there. The holidays can be a stressful time, but we’re making it easy as you can get everything you need for the dogs and dog lovers in your life with just one trip to Coquitlam – and your pups can even join you inside while you shop.
That’s right, everything in this gift guide is available to pick up in dog-friendly Coquitlam stores so not only can you get all your dog-related gifts in one day, but you’ll also be helping support local – so don’t be too hard on yourself for not having everything ordered months in advance!
Whether it’s a new toy or cozy new bed for your pup, or a dog-themed novelty gift for your favourite dog mom or dad, you’ll find them all in Coquitlam.
For the dog in your life...
Not only is this holiday-themed toy adorable, but it’s the perfect interactive toy for keeping your dog busy and engaged through hide-and-seek play that prevents boredom and promotes mental stimulation. This item, and similar ZippyPaws Holiday Burrows toys are available in store at FYLO Pets, a family-owned and operated pet shop located at Como Lake Village in Coquitlam.
Address: 142-1960 Como Lake Ave.
Also available at FYLO Pets, you can pick up a doggy dessert for your pup. This new bacon-flavoured ice cream is a savoury, delicious and healthy treat alternative for your furry family member.
Each flavour is lactose free with no sugar added. All you have to do is add water and freeze. Price: $11.99
3. Tis the Season Vintage Truck Sweater
Is it really the holidays without an ugly sweater? And if we’re all wearing them, why should our pup be left out? This adorable vintage truck sweater is extra soft and cozy and will have your pup selfie ready all over the holidays, perfect for any family photo ops on Christmas Day.
Available in store at Coquitlam’s three Bosley’s by Pet Valu locations -
Address: Eagleridge: 2-2565 Barnet Hwy. Clarke Road: 504-552 Clarke Rd. Coquitlam Lougheed: 1301 Lougheed Hwy.
4. Jay's Tasty Adventures Meatbars for Dogs
Also available in the three Bosley’s by Pet Valu stores in Coquitlam, these Canadian treat bars are the perfect stocking filler for any pup. With animal protein and nothing artificial included, these air-dried meat bars are less than $3 each and are sure to get your pup’s tag wagging on Christmas Day.
Let’s face it, every B.C. pup needs a good weatherproof jacket, and this protective shell jacket has been designed to keep dogs clean and dry in all seasons. The Harbour Slicker jacket has a waterproof and windproof exterior while the interior lining is non-insulated and breathable, so your pup can stay warm and comfortable during colder weather.
Available in store at KORNA Pet Coquitlam.
Address: 1-2773 Barnet Hwy
6. Crown Micro Plush, Purple
If your pup is the king or queen of your household, or if they’re just a little bit extra, then this crown pet bed is the perfect gift for them. Also available at KORNA Pet Coquitlam, your pup will love the soft and cuddly fabric material, and you’ll love the sophisticated design - it’s win win!
For the dog lover in your life…
7. The Forever Dog: Surprising New Science to Help Your Canine Companion Live Younger, Healthier, and Longer
By Rodney Habib, Karen Shaw Becker
Any dog lover would appreciate unwrapping this best-selling book by two of the world’s most popular and trusted pet-care advocates, who reveal how to delay aging and provide a long, happy, healthy life for our canine companions. This book gets rave reviews by dog owners and bonus – both authors are Canadian! Price: Currently $20.00 Available in store at Chapters Coquitlam
Address: Pinetree Village, Unit #38 2991 Lougheed Hwy
Also available at Chapters Coquitlam, this fun and thoughtful gift is perfect for any dog parents who love a bit of DIY, as it gives them the chance to personalize their pup’s collar. The set includes two needles, seven colours of night-friendly reflective thread, and one adjustable cotton collar.
Another amazing find in Chapters Coquitlam is this ready-made gift perfect for the dog lover at your dinner or office party. Wrapped up in a gingerbread house-style gift box, this unique gift set comes with dog-shaped paper clips, an enamel pen topper and a cute list pad. Price: $19.50
10. Bailey & Bella Wine Mug Toy Set
If you want the perfect gift for the dog owner in your life, this doubles up as a gift for their pup, too, so they’ll be even more impressed! Available in the three Bosleys by Pet Valu locations in Coquitlam, this adorable wine-themed mug and dog toy will be sure to put a smile on your favourite dog parent’s face when they open it!
Looking to explore Coquitlam with your pet? Check out VisitCoquitlam.ca for information on dog parks, places to shop and eat, events and other things to do. You can also find dog-friendly Coquitlam stores, cafes, breweries, and more by downloading the free PawSwap app today.
Support local this holiday season
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