If you're looking for ways to keep your pet entertained during the holiday season, look no further. We've got a bunch of fun ideas that will keep both of you entertained. From playing in the snow to visiting Santa, we've got something for everyone.
Take a holiday stroll
If it's snowing outside, why not bundle up and take your pet for a winter walk? Just be sure to dress them up in some comfy clothes so they stay warm while they explore the winter wonderland. Or if you live near a park or beach, bring along a Frisbee and have some fun throwing it around.
Make pet friendly treats
Winter is also a great time for baking those yummy holiday treats. Why not bake some crunchy peanut butter cookies or carob-flavored biscuits for your pets? It's sure to make them happy and they'll love the festive flavors. Not sure what to make? There are tons of recipes you can search to find the best one for your pet.
Photos with Santa
You would think photos with Santa is just for kids but it can be extra special for your furry friends. Search pet friendly Santa-photos in your area for the perfect picture. Sometimes even local pet store will hire a Santa to come in just for your pets. If you’re pet isn’t good with Santa you could always hire a pet-friendly photographer that is used to working with animals, to do a holiday themed photoshoot.
Add them to your Christmas card
Your pet is part of the family so you might as well add them to the Christmas card! Did you know that 70% of dog owners add their dogs’ names to holiday cards? Whether it’s just their name or even a cute little picture, we’re are sure they would love to be included in the holiday spirit.
Be sure to keep an eye out for special winter events in your area that are just perfect for pets. From parades to costume contests, holiday markets and more, there should be plenty of fun activities happening in your local area.
Do you have a favorite ornament to hang on the tree? If so, let’s make another! It’s pretty easy to make an ornament at home with your pet’s paw print. Just follow Crafty Morning's step-by-step instructions on how to make them with ingredients you most likely already have at home. This is also a great way to keep your pet with you for many years to come.
We hope these ideas have provided some inspiration for how to include your pets in the Christmas spirit this holiday season. With so many fun activities out there, you're sure to find something that your pets will love. Happy holidays!
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