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Don’t Forget the Pet Gifts This Christmas! #SimplyHealthy #CBias

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Ahhh, the holiday season! It’s here! It seems to have arrived much quicker than it should have. Now it’s time to prepare for everything: family gatherings, meal preparations, entertaining children when they are out of school, and the gifting we plan to do. There are so many things to do between now and the end of the year that I have to make multiple lists so I don’t forget things! One thing I usually obsess over this time of year is the list of who I need to buy holiday gifts for, after all, I don’t want to forget anyone! Who is often left off of lists because of being forgotten? Sad to say, but family dogs and shelter dogs are often forgotten about! Pet gifts can be so fun and easy to prepare! 

Pet Gifts at Sam's Club #SimplyHealthy #shop
As a member of Sam’s Club, I love reading their Healthy Living Made Simple magazine on my iPhone. I was able to download the app for easy access to the current issue as well as previous issues right at my fingertips! (Please note this app is only available for the iPhone and iPad.) There are amazing articles for the entire family in the magazine! 

Pets Gifts in Healthy Living Made Simple #ad #shop #SimplyHealthy

I bring up this magazine because in the current issue I was reminded of some great tips for pet gifts. Since we donate gifts to the dogs at a shelter not far from our home it was an awesome reminder that I needed to get to Sam’s Club and get some safe and fun gifts for the dogs there as well as for our Yorkie! Pets need to stay healthy, too and with Sam’s Club it’s easy to gift them things to help with that! Toys encourage exercise, treats encourage dental health and health in general – we can all help the dogs be #SimplyHealthy with Sam’s Club

Pet Gifts Galore at Sam's Club #shop #SimplyHealthy
When I arrived at Sam’s Club I was excited to see the selection of things for pet gifts. One thing I love gifting pets is treats. The dogs LOVE them! Toys are also great because they encourage one on one time with your pet and most times the dogs get exercise when running for toys or when playing with their human friends! I especially love gifting shelter dogs toys because it’s a way to spend time with them and make them feel special!

Pet Gifts made Easy with Sam's Club

Be Safe with Pet Gifts 

The article in Healthy Living Made Simple had some awesome tips for pet gifts. Although this shouldn’t have to be said, never give your dog anything breakable. If you decide to wrap toys, wrap them loosely so your dog can easily get the gift open! I don’t bother wrapping things like treats though, I simply put a bow on them to make them festive! Also, keep your dog on a leash when the kids are opening gifts because the dog may get excited too and want to help! 🙂 

Pet Gifts - Dog Toys at Sam's Club

Look at these toys I found at Sam’s Club! They’ll make the perfect pet gifts for the dogs at the shelter and allow them to get plenty of exercise!

Our Pet Gifts 

I contacted the shelter prior to my trip to Sam’s Club to make sure I could bring wrapped gifts and baskets. They did say they don’t like things being wrapped or opened for safety reasons. That’s understandable but I was a bit disappointed I wouldn’t be able to separate the treats into different gift baskets. We ended up donating toys and some treats to the shelter. My kids were so excited when I told them where we were taking the treats! They love going to visit the dogs!

Kids excited to donate to the dog shelter again! #SimplyHealthy #Shop
We bought treats for our Yorkie that we’ve already gotten into for her! I’ll take some out to put into her stocking and also add a few toys!

Dog Treats at Sam's Club
Our dog and our shelter dog friends are now marked off of our holiday shopping list! What shelter can you donate to locally? Be sure to add it to your list, pick up some pet gifts and don’t forget about those poor dogs that don’t have a permahome this holiday. They need your love, too! 

 What awesome pets gifts did you find? 


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  1. Those lucky pets! I’m so bad at remembering to get something for Zoey but I will this year!
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  2. The bags are bigger than the dog! LOL Looks like you dog is all stocked up with goodies!
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  3. I know some dogs that would love those goodies! I always have fun getting doggy gifts for friends.

  4. What a lucky doggie! Those look like some great choices! I always use this time of year to stock up on treats too! We can’t forget our Charlie when it comes to the holidays!
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  5. my dog would love all these treats! I wish we had a Sam’s club near us!
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  6. Gifting to an animal shelter is such a great idea for kids to experience the joys of giving this season. Thanks for the great idea!
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  7. Samantha K says:

    Donating to pet shelters is such a great idea. I love the package sizes at Sam’s Club! Especially when purchasing for a lot of animals! #client

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