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The ultimate dog Christmas guide

Black Labrador on gray Bolster Dog Bed with Christmas decorations

‘Tis the season to deck the halls, trim the tree, and spoil your four-legged friends. If you’re anything like us, your holiday gift list includes tail-wagging wonders that’ll delight any dog owner and their canine companion. We’ve created the ultimate guide dog Christmas guide, full of tips and our favorite products to make this holiday season the most magical one yet.

Time to get cozy

There are few things better than curling up in front of the fire to watch Christmas movies this season. Why not make the occasion a family affair by including your furry friend in the fun? Your dog will enjoy watching some Christmas classics along with you, and even more so when they have a cozy dog blanket to relax on.

Get snapping

Getting the perfect pet pic amongst the Christmas chaos can be a challenge. But, with a sprinkle of festive magic (and bribery), you can be on your way to a print-worthy portrait the whole family will love. 

The best way to be sure you and your dog are framed in the photo together is to set the timer on your phone or ask a friend to snap a shot for you. This is where treats will come in handy to keep your pup’s attention.

The sky’s the limit when it comes to ideas for a festive photoshoot. Maybe you want to get a photo of your dog and family out on a walk together. Or, why not try posing in front of the Christmas tree? And if you’re really feeling the Christmas spirit, you can even hire a professional photographer to take a family portrait with your furry friend. 

From our furry family to yours

Now that you have the perfect shot, print them out and send them to family and friends as Christmas cards. If you have children, decorating the cards with glitter and stickers is a fun activity to keep them entertained, too. Don’t forget to let your dog sign the card with a cute paw print on the back. This will no doubt take pride of place on every mantlepiece.

All the trimmings

Steal the spotlight on Christmas day walkies with Omlet’s matching dog collar and leash sets. Available in a range of striking prints, these smart sets make the ideal gift for the dog in your life and are a great way to get your beloved pup looking smart when all the family arrives for lunch. 

Walking in a winter wonderland

One of the best parts of Christmas is all the lights to look at – there’s always someone in the neighborhood who goes all out with their decor!

Enjoy spending time with Fido this Christmas with a long walk to check out the decorations. They’ll be fascinated by all the bright blinking lights and holiday flair. Just don’t forget to stick to winter walking safety tips to ensure no one gets too chilly. 

Christmas market adventures

If you’re near a Christmas market, both you and your dog are in luck. Since most are held outdoors, they make for the perfect day out as long your pup is well-behaved and confident in crowded situations.

Enjoy some delicious mulled wine and listen to carol singers as you and your dog stroll through the scenery. Your dog will love the new sights, smells and exercise but be sure to bring along some dog-friendly treats with you to keep them distracted if need be. 

‘Tis the season to indulge

We all know that the holidays can be a time for extra indulgence. And while you shouldn’t entirely change your dog’s diet just because it’s Christmas, a few extra festive treats won’t hurt. 

Why not make these healthy apple and cinnamon dog cookies? These delicious, dog-friendly snacks make the perfect stocking stuffer or after-dinner treat.

Gift giving

Whether your dog has made the naughty or nice list this year, it wouldn’t be right to deny those puppy eyes a few presents of their own. After all, it’s their mischief that makes them even more loveable. And with our range of innovatively designed products, your pet’s Christmas wish really can come true. 

Want to give your pup the gift of comfort this holiday season? How about a new bed in our Mischief print? Perfect for the cheeky pup. Or there’s the Topology Dog Bed is any dog’s dream with its high-quality memory foam mattress that delivers premium levels of comfort. And the best part? The toppers for the bed can easily zip off and be cleaned in the washing machine for that fresh sheets feeling. Even better, stock up on spare Toppers – perfect for a quick change before your guests arrive

If your dog loves to snuggle anywhere, anytime, then consider getting them a Sheepskin Dog Blanket this Christmas. The warm and cozy throw can become the ultimate nap nest for any dog whether at home, in the car, or on vacation.

If you’re lucky enough to get time off from work this Christmas, make the most of it with some quality bonding time. Playing with your pup is great fun and helps you to strengthen your connection. Gift a durable dog toy that they love and you’ll have endless hours of festive fun.

Staying safe

Christmas truly is a wonderful time of year, but it does involve some things that can pose a danger to dogs. Take a read of our blog post about how to keep your pets safe during this season to make sure you keep everyone accident-free and safe this Christmas. 

Omlet and your dog’s Christmas

Christmas is even better when there are pets involved. With food, fun and festive celebrations, you and your furry friend will soon be revelling in the wonder of this magical holiday by the tree. And thanks to Omlet’s range of dog products such as dog beds, dog blankets and designer dog leashes, your dog’s Christmas will be made even more special with products built to delight on the big day, and last a lifetime.

Cockapoo by a Christmas tree, sat on the Omlet Luxury Faux Sheepskin Dog Blanket

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