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Sunday, December 2, 2012

Shopping for Dog Loving People at any Time


Kwanzaa tee for pup

I don't think I'm the only one who likes to give and receive presents around this time of year. With so many giftable occasions on the horizon it seems like a good time to review presents for the dog lovers among us. I have some busy cyber friends out there creating must have items.








I have to start with Sue at For Love of a Dog because she has been coming up with so many new and unique - as in one of a kind - handmade items. http://www.forloveofadog.com/catalog.htm

One of Sue's pins - perfect year round wear
Nova Scotia Duck Tolling retriever bracelet




Sue designs and makes one of a kind bracelets, pins, and necklaces. 










Sue is also an active proponent of adopting/rescue and has an entire line of rescue jewelry. 



Sue has different styles of leash holders - with a range of breeds depicted - here are two that are near and dear to my heart, a Collie and a Labrador.








And who wouldn't want a decoration like these pups!
Sue also makes elevated feeding stations for dogs but not those run of the mill, all the same feeders. Sue re-purposes and personalizes, creating feeding stations which are truly gift worthy.

Child's chair feeding station
Mini cedar chest - storage and feeder in one
Vintage box - storage and feeder


 Really, Sue's For Love of a Dog is a must-visit site when you're shopping for a dog lover.

I also have to mention - Sue acknowledges that some of us like cats and horses - she has gifts for 'those sorts of people' too :-)  



If you're lucky enough to be in Canada and want to send someone - including your own canine friend - a tasty greeting, then I must recommend my friend Wendy at Shake a Paw Greetings
http://shakeapawgreetings.ca/

Wendy will personalize any message for the canine of your affection.



Wendy brings an artistic and wholesome approach to creating messages of the best kind for dogs  - edible dog treat messages. How much better is that then a card!
info@shakeapawgreetings.ca


From Hawaii comes Sugar the Golden Retriever and Sugar's Paw House: http://www.sugarspawhouse.com/

Sugar's puzzle
 Sugar and her humans have put together a book and puzzle perfect for younger dog lovers:

Sugar's book

They also make unique dog tags such as this one, featuring Sugar herself:


Sugar's people are taking orders and you might even be able to order yourself a very nice looking cotton bag with a Sugar picture on it!







There are so many occasions that make giving a gift a good idea. Here at Saved by Dogs we hope you have a fun gifting season in your future!
It is the season to be inclusive after all...even of cats!












9 comments:

  1. Woof! Woof! Lots of Golden Thanks for featuring my book and tags. Hawaii is just my temporary resident. Our online shop SPH will be closed starting tomorrow 12/3 and will reopen in Spring 2013. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

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    1. Sugar, you are the MOST traveled Golden - sounds like you are super busy and I look forward to your reopening of SPH in the Spring.

      Enjoy your winter in the sun and sand - a pretty great way to spend winter!

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  2. Wow. You are incredibly generous and I am blushing!! Thanks so very much! And I'm in such very good company, too :-) For everyone reading this, save 10% at For Love of a Dog (yes, even on sale items) with this discount code at checkout: FLDNEW

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    1. Great items and talent should be acknowledged, and featured, from time to time. Thanks so much for the discount code - how very generous!

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  3. great post! We have some of Sue's items and we love them!

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    1. Oh, you lucky...cats :-) Please take note of the discount code Sue is sharing FLDNEW - great opportunity to pick up something lovely at an extra great price!

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  4. How exciting to see our doggie biscuit greeting cards in your post! You've picked some really great items. I especially love Sue's vintage feeder. By the way, we also ship our biscuit greetings to the USA!!! - Wendy http://shakeapawgreetings.ca/shop , info@shakeapawgreeting.ca

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    1. Oh Wendy! I'm so pleased to hear you were able to work things out for U.S. distribution - yeah!!!

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