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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

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!

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!


  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

    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!

  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

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

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

    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!

  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

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