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Gifts for pooches and the people who love them

According to an AP/Petside.com poll, 52 percent of pet owners plan on buying their animals a holiday gift. Even if your pup made an entry on the naughty list this year, you are most likely going to be getting him a gift. Luckily for you, Dara Foster, PupStyle.com’s pet style specialist, has compiled a list of hot items that will spoil your pet without breaking your budget.

Evil Elf Society shirt With so much trouble to get into, our best friends can act like “Evil Elfs” disguised as dogs — especially around the holidays. If your small-breed pup has a “big” personality, this flashy metallic-accented shirt is just right. It’s a great way to keep a dog warm and spread some holiday cheer at the same time. $36; Zoomies

Patent-leather wrist cuff, collar and leash set
Taking your dog for a walk is a gift you can give every day. With this lovely patent-leather leash, collar and cuff set you can make it into a daily fashion statement. The innovative “hands-free” cuff makes it much easier to juggle your dog and a cup of coffee during those morning walks. Available in vibrant, shiny red and blue, these accessories will stand out against any dog’s fur. Cuff: $40; Collar: $36-$56; Leash: $88; TheShabbyDog.com

Calgary cashmere sweater
Nothing says holiday like a pompom! This sweater comes with a pompom scarf attached. Consider the fact that you are getting a supersoft cashmere sweater for the bargain price of $35 and it adds up to a perfect holiday gift. Ranging from XS to XL, this will make any pup’s holidays bright. $35; TrixieandPeanut.com

Scarlet starlet step-in leather harness
Deck your Brachy with a Starlet Harness — fa la la la la, la la la la! For those of you scratching your head and asking, what is a Brachy? It’s one of the “pushed-in face” breeds such as pugs, bulldogs, boxers and Boston terriers. This step-in harness makes for easy leashing without putting undue pressure on the Brachy’s shorter trachea. $58; HauteDogBoutique.com

Frolick Lasso retractable leash
This revolutionary leash has received numerous design awards and deservedly so. The Lasso’s handle can be unlatched and opened so you can hook it to a bench at the park or a car door handle while you’re loading in your gear for holiday travels. This is the ideal replacement for the standard retractable leash, with a smooth, high-quality feel and a cool modern design. $30; FrolickPet.com

Daisy Couture dog wallets and pursesThese handy little wallets and purses attach to any dog collar, giving you an easy place to stash a spare house key, some extra cash or your pet’s ID tag. Available in a range of pup-stylish colors and patterns, they make perfect stocking stuffers for the fashionable pooch in your life. $8.95-$9.95; DaisyCoutureCollars.com

Fluff LA dog luggage tagsGifting your pet is fine, but don’t forget about those pet fanatics on your list. These beautiful animal-friendly pleather luggage tags come in a range of dog breeds so you can represent your favorite breed while in transit. Affordable and fun, these 5-inch-tall tags come with a slide-in ID card and make for quick identification of your bags at the airport checkout. $12; TrixieandPeanut.com

Unleashed Life woodgrain pet bowl
These bowls are made of beautiful acacia wood in a sleek and minimalist cylinder style with a stainless-steel bowl insert. The removable bowl makes for easy cleanup and simple filling. A great present that offers high style at a low price! $25; UnleashedLife.com

MollyMutt dog bed duvetWith holiday guests coming over, be sure to spruce up your dog’s bed with this affordable and sophisticated designer duvet. Available in a wide range of stylish silkscreen designs, this duvet can turn even the rattiest dog bed into a stylish settee. Even without a bed you can fill the duvet with blankets and clothes from around the house to make a comfy respite for Rover. $25 to $38; MollyMutt.com

These Creatures wall-mounted feedersServe up some art with their kibble this holiday season with these incredible metal feeders. Handcrafted from 12-gauge steel, these intricate designs are powder-coated to last a lifetime. Available in a wide range of breed designs, these wall-mounted feeders offer superior ergonomics for larger breed dogs who have a hard time bending over to eat. $150 to $235; TheseCreatures.com

West Paw Design owl and dodo bird toys
This toy delivers on the fun with an attention-grabbing squeaker and supercute shapes. But these chew toys go the extra mile when it comes to being “green,” with extremely eco-friendly fabric that is made out of recycled plastic soda bottles. The most durable toy I’ve ever tested and certain to keep your pooch chewing for years! $13; WestPawDesign.com

‘Do You Mind?’ dog and owner card gameA truly interactive game for both owner and dog, “Do You Mind?” is a dice and card game where you compete to get your dog to do different inventive tasks. This game can be played with groups or in “solitaire” mode. A fantastic way to keep your dog active during the cold winter months. $24.95; Darfinc.com

Planet Dog glow for good ballThis glow-in-the-dark ball makes nighttime fetch a reality. The 3 1/4-inch ball is made of 100 percent recyclable, nontoxic Orbee-Tuff® and is suitable for the even the most aggressive chewers. As an added bonus, 100 percent of sales goes to the Planet Dog Foundation, which benefits service dog programs nationwide. $11.95; PlanetDog.com

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