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14 Christmas Presents for Pet Lovers

November 2, 2023
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If your teen has a pet they absolutely adore, or maybe they are headed off to college in the fall and you want to get them something special to remind them of their beloved pet, we’ve found the top holiday gifts for pet lovers. Pets are a source of comfort for many teens and young adults, providing emotional support and overall happiness.

Here are our top 14 Christmas gift ideas for pet lovers

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1. Custom Pet Pocket T-Shirt (Uncommon Goods)

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We love this idea — the artist will create a custom t-shirt with your pet’s image peeking out of the pocket. Choose up to two pets and pick a black-and-white or color image.

2. Custom Throw Blanket With Dog Photo (Amazon)

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A personalized pet throw blanket is great for movie nights! This customized pet blanket is super soft and ultra-comfortable.

3. Custom Pet Portrait Mug (West & Willow)

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Get a custom pet portrait for your student to start their morning with a fresh cup of coffee, hot chocolate, or tea while seeing their adorable pet. Comes in two sizes — 11 oz or 15 oz. 

4. Pet Portrait (Minted)

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An artist from Minted will create a one-of-a-kind portrait of our pet in any number of sizes — from 5″x7″ to 40″ x 54.” Choose a framed or unframed option.

5. Pet Socks (Chewy)

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If you want a funnier gift, get custom pet socks! Not only are these super soft, but they are also extra special because they are made from recycled plastic bottles, making them sustainable.

6. Custom Pet Portraits (West & Willow)

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Get a custom pet portrait that your student can hang up in their room, reminding them of their pet. You can choose up to three pets per portrait, and the portraits are printed on gallery-quality paper, and ready-to-hang components come pre-attached to the hardwood frame.

7. Pet Photo Gallery Towel (Shutterfly)

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An extra towel is necessary for trips to the beach, pool days, or simply tanning outdoors. This pet towel is made with a personalized front and plush cotton back and is machine washable. 

8. Dog Parent Dual Portrait Mug (Uncommon Goods)

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We love these 10-ounce porcelain mugs, which can be personalized with a likeness of your teen and their BFF pup or cat. Choose from among dozens of breeds. Made in England.

9. Pet Portrait Name Necklace (Boltiesd)

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A pet portrait necklace is a cute way your student can accessorize and is also very unique. These are available in silver, gold, or rose gold. The pet photo will be engraved on the disc charm. Your student can show off their pet in style!

10. Custom Pet T-Shirt (Etsy)

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This custom pet T-shirt is so adorable! It is even personalized with your pet’s name.

11. Custom Pet Portrait Keychain (Etsy)

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With this custom pet keychain, your student will always have their pet with them! It comes in silver, gold, or rose gold, and you can choose the font of the pet’s name too! 

12. Picture Puzzle (Minted)

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Create a puzzle with your pet’s picture or one with your pet and family. We love the idea of finding an image of your teen or college student in their younger years with their younger pet. Minted offers lots of choices in design and number of pieces.

13. Custom Pet Photo Bracelet (Etsy)

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This cute bracelet is simple and features an engraved image of your pet. It comes in silver, gold, or rose gold. Having pet jewelry is also a great conversation starter! 

14. Custom Painted Pet Portrait (Uncommon Goods)

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For a truly amazing gift, choose to have your pet painted by artist MG Stout, who uses your photo as a guide to creating a remarkable and unique work of art. Each is painted on canvas using acrylic paint.

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