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From wearing ugly Christmas sweaters to posing in the family picture, pets participate in almost all holiday traditions. But apart from typical holiday activities, what else can cat and dog lovers do with their pets during holidays? If you have some time on your hands soon and want to spend quality time with your pet friends, here is a list of ideas with which you can experiment.
- Let them enjoy holiday feasts
The internet is full of pet-friendly holiday recipes that you could try preparing. You could bake canine cookies or cake with catnip for your dear canine and feline friends. Alternatively, you could dine out at pet-friendly restaurants. Even if you aren’t cooking something special, consider making a special plate or slip extra scraps to your four-legged friends during holiday dinners.
- Plan snow outings with your pets
Snow outings are super fun with making snowmen and snow angels, and participating in exhilarating snow fights. By including your pets in your snow outing plans, you not only give them the opportunity to be playful and have some fun while also making your snow outings more fun. There's nothing like a playing with a canine who loves being goofy in the snow and chasing you through paths filled with it.
- Create special decorations for them
Who says pets can’t have their own Christmas and Thanksgiving decorations? Pinterest and other social media platforms are full of fun, creative ideas for pet decorations. Make your canine friend a Christmas stocking or include your pet in the gifting tradition during the holidays. You could even have fun decorating the tree with your dog or cat in tow.
- Order fun gifts that they would appreciate
There are so many fun gifts that you could get your canine or feline during the holidays. Consider shopping for a new chew toy for your teething pup, or a cozy catnapper for your feline friend this holiday season. You could get plenty of other gifting ideas by reading posts on PetPlus. There are many cute pet and owner combination gifts on the internet too that you might want to consider purchasing.
- Get exercise playing fun games
No cat or dog owner needs to be sold on the fun of playing games with their pets. This holiday season, consider taking your pet to a destination where you can get some sun and play fun games. Even if you’re not traveling this holiday season, you could visit that pet park across town that you had always planned to visit. You could also make a pet date with a neighbor to get a bunch of pets together for a fun event.
There’s a lot of fun that you can have with your pets this holiday season. This post describes a few activities that can make your holidays a lot more happening and memorable.