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Pets: Time to shop!
by Terri Klinsky
2007-11-28

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I know that if you have a pet you must be busy shopping for their holiday gifts, right? Eighty-five percent of pet owners not only purchase holiday gifts for their pets, but they also wrap them for their pet to tear open. ( OK, I just made that whole thing up so we would feel more normal over here. )

Here are a few gift ideas to make your pet happy this holiday season:

—The folks at MoodyPet.com were nice enough to send us a sample of this one. Topo will really enjoy ripping apart George the Lame Duck. The dog toy is 9' and also has two squeakers inside for Fido to bleep out blunders like 'nucular,' 'I'm the Decider,' and 'They misunderestimated me!' The cat toy is kitty-sized and includes the best catnip around, so Fluffy can just forget … need we say more!?! www.moodypet.com . Order now and get free gift-wrapping!

—Doggy Java from Doggylicious was voted the best new dog product of 2007. More than just a breakfast drink, caffeine-free Doggy Java provides vitamins, minerals and other essential nutrients for the health and well being of your dog. You can purchase it in cute little coffee bags or purchase the Combo Treat Pack including a Bonescotti Biscuit for dunking. www.DoggyJava.com

—If couture is what's on your pet's list, Chicago's very own Parker's Pets in Hyde Park carries an extensive selection of T-shirts, sweaters and coats to keep your pup warm and stylish during the cold Chicago winters. They have clothing to fit dogs from two pounds all the way to 200 pounds. It's not just any clothing either; they have clothing from the top designers, including Kwigy-Bo, Cha Cha Couture and Techelklub. For that special occasion, they also have tuxedos, dress suits, gowns and ties to make your dog the belle ( or beau! ) of the ball. They also carry a full line of Chicago sports team apparel for the sports fanatic pet. www.parkerspets.com

—For your pet lovin' partner or friend, stop in your favorite bookstore and check out Woof! A Gay Man's Guide to Dogs, by Andrew DePrisco. Some of the topics covered are: finding the right puppy finishing school; throwing a puppy shower to score fabulous puppy gifts; and baking, knitting and shopping for your pooch. Aside from the whimsical, there is also very practical information for anyone thinking of inviting a dog into their home, or for those settling into family life with their new addition. www.woofbook.com

If anyone dresses his or her pets for the holidays, please send in a photo by Dec. 7 to WCTPets@aol.com; some will appear in the Dec. 12 issue of the paper. Don't make me beg!

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The author's pets, Bowie ( left ) and Topo.


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