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Holiday shopping is hard — and expensive. We've made it easier (and cheaper!)

leash, pillows and other gift ideas for pets

— Photo by Lisa Shin

For the Pet Lover

(Items are described beginning with the pillows and moving clockwise.)

Searching for a fun living room accessory? Try these hand-appliquéd and embroidered cat or dog pillows ($36 and $48, respectively, at Your pooch will preen like the one pictured wearing fancy shmancy interchangeable dog collars (starting at $40 at with rhinestones or polka dots and eating Cloud Star’s Holiday Buddy Biscuits, an all-natural gingerbread-flavored treat (, about $6.50 at pet retailers nationwide). Another bright idea: the adorable Cat Face food bowl with stick-up ears ($24 at And when you and Rover head outside, use the Trailblazer Walking Light with Retractable Leash ($39.95 at It has two front white LEDs and flashing red LEDs behind to safely light the way. 

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