Rover Rehab Holiday Gift Guide 2021

At Rover Rehab we love supporting fellow small and local businesses, and there is no better time to show our support than during the holiday season! For this year’s holiday pet gift guide we’ve compiled a list of our favorite pet-related small businesses. In the categories below you’ll find handpicked recommendations for a variety of high-quality treats, toys, human accessories, places to donate, and more! Consider shopping small this holiday season and making a difference for businesses like these. And remember, shop early to prevent last-minute mail delays. Happy gifting!

  • Yoshito Treats – Homemade training treats and biscuits for all the doggos, plus stickers! These are a staple in my house, and I love that the treats come in fun flavors and are perfectly crunchy for my pups. Follow on Instagram for restock updates and info on special holiday offerings! Woman-owned & BIPOC-owned business, all items handmade in Oakland, CA.
  • Fig & Tyler – freeze-dried and slow-baked treats made from real meat and fish. Pick out a few different flavors or choose a gift option for a selection of Fig & Tyler favorites. Use code LK0699 to save 10% on your first order! All proteins are sourced and process in the USA.
  • Farm Hounds – all natural, organic dog chews and treats in a variety of proteins to satisfy every canine palate. All chews and treats are sourced directly from family farms in the US and each item you receive will have a label with exactly which farm it came from! Save $20 on your first Farm Hounds order with this referral link.
  • Tony’s Bakeshop – organic & gluten-free dog treats made with fun seasonal flavors! You can order individual flavor bags of biscuits as well as “party boxes” – you can even get biscuits custom made with your pup’s name on them! Woman-owned business, treats are handmade in Florida

  • ThinkSmart Snuffle Mats – snuffle mats and pet bandanas available in a variety of fun color combinations! Snuffle mats are an excellent enrichment option and make for a fun mealtime or training activity. And as an added bonus, 20% of proceeds from ThinkSmart snuffle mats are donated to a CO dog rescue! Woman-owned, handmade in Colorado.
  • The Waggly Hound – Pre-made or custom snuffle mats and tug toys! You can choose from a variety of snuffle options including mats, balls, and baskets in a range of colors and patterns. Woman-owned business, handmade in Massachusetts.
  • The Nosey Nose – nosework training kits for dogs. The Nosey Nose kits come with everything you need to get started with nosework games and provide a great outlet for mental and physical exercise. Crafted in New Jersey.

  • High Tail Hikes – waterproof and durable biothane leashes, long lines, collars, and accessories in multiple widths, colors, and color combos! With three different biothane weights available this shop has great options for dogs of all sizes – I even use the 3/8″ width leash for my cat. Use code ROVERREHAB10 to save 10% on any order! Woman-owned business, handmade in Oakland, CA
  • Off Road K9 – another great option for biothane leashes and long lines! The hands-free leashes from this shop are great for everything from daily walks to sniffari adventures and leave hands free for reeling in extra leash or giving treats. Woman-owned business, handmade in Eugene, OR
  • Kira’s Pet Shop – dog and cat collars, bandanas, and leashes available in a ton of fun colors and patterns! I have five or six collars from this shop and all of them are beautifully crafted and have held up well through many uses. Their bandanas are also cleverly designed to easily attach to a collar and have your dog’s ID tag still show! Woman-owned business, handmade in Catskill, NY.
  • Doo Loop – if you’re sick of having to carry your filled pet waste bags for the entirety of your walk, the Doo Loop will be a gamechanger! I bought a few of these last year and they’ve become a necessary part of my walks and hikes. The Doo Loop conveniently attaches to your leash or treat pouch and allows for hands-free dog poop transport until you find a trash can. Made in Maine
  • Misty Made This – pet bandanas plus human masks in tons of fun patterns! Bandanas are reversible for 2-in-1 fashion and the human masks are by far the most comfortable of any of the masks I use. Woman-owned, BIPOC-owned business, handmade in Washington state.

  • Woof Cultr – spreading the humane training message with shirts, joggers, hats, treats pouches, stickers, and more. Most of my work wardrobe is courtesy of WoofCultr and they have new designs coming out regularly. Woman-owned business, designed in Washington state
  • Canis Nerdus – Nerdy with a side of spice! Find fun dog and training-themed stickers, prints, shirts, mugs, and more. Woman-owned business, created in Colorado
  • BioStudio Pet Portraits – custom digital watercolor pet portraits. I ordered one of these pet portraits earlier this year for a family member who had recently lost their dog and I was very pleased with the quality and care put into the portrait. A lovely gift for any pet guardian who enjoys custom pet art. Woman-owned, handcrafted in Florida
  • Give the gift of training with a Rover Rehab gift card! Gift cards can be purchased in amounts between $25 and $100 and can applied to training packages or future webinars/online course offerings.

  • The Daily Bean (Vernon, NJ) – dog-friendly coffee shop and bakery with drinks, breakfast options, sandwiches, and a variety of local products for both humans and pups. You might even catch a glimpse of Bean the French Bulldog who can often be seen napping behind the counter!
  • Maxwell & Molly’s Closet (Newton, Sparta, & Hamburg, NJ) – pet boutique offering quality food, treats, toys, and accessories in Sussex County, NJ.
  • Living Pawsitively (Lafayette, NJ) – pet supply store with food, treats, toys, pet gear, grooming supplies, and more. Shop in store or order for curbside pickup or local delivery!

  • Mr. Bones & Co – a 501c3 animal welfare non-profit based in New York that focuses on rescue, rehabilitation, and adoption of dogs in need. Mr. Bones and Co is also a rescue committed to humane, positive reinforcement training, which we love! Donate on their website to support their mission
  • Susie’s Senior Dogs – a 501c3 non-profit focusing on senior and elderly dogs looking for their forever homes. SSD strives to raise awareness for homeless senior dogs as well as provide veterinary care and training support for adoptable senior pups. Donate on their website to support their mission
  • Local rescues and shelters – reach out to shelters and rescues in your local area to find out what donations they may need! Financial support as well as donations of items like dog and cat food, towels, and cleaning supplies are often greatly appreciated by shelter and rescue staff and pets. And make sure to thank the staff for all of their hard work throughout the year!

Happy gifting! We hope you consider supporting some of these wonderful small businesses this holiday season (and year round!) but don’t forget to pop into your local pet product storefronts as well. Shopping local and supporting small businesses for holiday pet gifts is a great way to show your support and help small business owners continue to offer the services and products we value so much.

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