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Gift Guide 2017: 7 Gifts for the Dog Lover

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Gift Guide 2017: 7 Gifts for the Dog Lover

December 7, 2017

As the new companion of a rescued, toothless dog, I’ve been pleased to discover a selection of well-designed (read: not garish) canine essentials. Here are seven gifts for the dog (and his owner).

for dog owners and hopeful dog owners alike, we like the charming incomplete bo 9
Above: For dog owners and hopeful dog owners alike, we like the charming Incomplete Book of Dog Names, handmade by a press in New England, featuring names of “actual creatures now living, either in the flesh or in memory.” It’s $7.95 from the OrangeArt Store.
german brush company redecker also makes canine friendly goods: their dog brus 10
Above: German brush company Redecker also makes canine-friendly goods: Their Dog Brush has wooden pins on one side and bristles on the other; $28 via The Line.
the sturdy found my animal natural rope leash (\$9\2.95 from old faithful shop) 11
Above: The sturdy Found My Animal Natural Rope Leash ($92.95 from Old Faithful Shop) is made in the US and inspired by fishermen’s gear, with marine-grade rope and brass hardware. (“Nothing ages more beautifully than marine-grade rope and metals,” they say.) Bonus: A portion of the profits goes toward finding homes for abandoned animals.
i am coveting the grey enamel dog bowl with a lid, among the more attractive op 12
Above: I am coveting the Grey Enamel Dog Bowl with a Lid, among the more attractive options I’ve seen. It’s lightweight and durable, and the enamel cover easily stores leftovers (for the rare dog who doesn’t finish his dinner). It’s available from €30.90 ($36.44) from German company Cloud7.
a comic surprise for the table: painted japanese dog rice bowls are \$\1\2 eac 13
Above: A comic surprise for the table: painted Japanese Dog Rice Bowls are $12 each from Nickey Kehoe; choose from pug, Labrador, poodle, or chihuahua.
a bar of shampoo for dogs, made with vegetable oils, herbs, essentials oils and 14
Above: A bar of Shampoo for Dogs, made with vegetable oils, herbs, essentials oils and lye, is €10.50 ($12.39) from Manufactum. (It “smells good to humans and dogs alike,” they promise.)
finally, for the dog on the go (or the minimalist dog owner): the tweed grey tr 15
Above: Finally, for the dog on the go (or the minimalist dog owner): the Tweed Grey Travel Blanket is made in Berlin from recycled hemp, organic cotton tweed, and sheep’s wool; $79 from San Francisco–based purveyors Scotch & Hound.
More goods for the dog (and cat) lover:

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