In 2015 it was estimated that 46 percent of households in the UK have pets. Those households spend more than £4.6bn on designer outfits, treatments and luxury foods for their cuddly critters.
We know how important it is to treat your four-legged friend like any other member of the family. We’ve rounded up our favourite luxury pet gifts ready for this Christmas. Pop your orders in now, not long to go!
Our top 10 luxury pet gifts:
Grace Dog Collar
We adore this Grace collar from Suffolk based Maison Le Lou. This popular girl’s dog collar is embossed with a python pattern and comes in black and taupe.
Why we love it: The dog tag is 14k gold plated for that extra touch of luxury.
£76-79, available from www.maisonlelou.com
Silver Sleeve Duchess Whistle
Ok, so this one is a joint gift for you and your pup. This whistle necklace features solid silver rings and purple charm bead threaded onto a comfortable and secure, soft, nappa leather thong. Available in both 210.5 and 211.5 pitches.
Why we love it: the whistle is made by world renowned Birmingham based Acne Whistle Company.
£195, available from www.rex.houseofmutt.com
Rex Tipee Tent
Designed by fine furniture maker James Morley the Tepee Tent provides a snug, cosy, comfortable environment for your dog, and a delicious piece of fine furniture for your home. A soft bed, space for toys, a lovely view both from within and without, we love this Tepee Tent. And so do dogs.
Why we love it: The linen covers are handmade in the UK and can be made out of your own fabric to tie in with existing room schemes.
£895, available from www.rex.houseofmutt.com
Never find yourself caught short with this smart and stylish leather poop bag holder from Amsterdam-based brand, Tails Division. Can be attached to your trouser loop or dog lead.
Why we love it: It’s made from beautiful vegetable tanned Buffalo leather.
£29.00, available from www.styletails.com
Anello Cat Basket
Refined felines will love curling up inside the beautiful Anello Cat Basket from MiaCara’s new Gatto collection. The unique nest-style design of this luxury cat bed makes it irresistible to kitties and a must-have piece for your home.
Why we love it: The Anello’s pared back style means it will fit seamlessly into your contemporary interior.
£129.00, available from www.styletails.com
Mohawk Dog Pullovers
You know your dog is a rebel. He’ll love expressing his wild side in Mungo & Maud’s Mohawk Dog Pullover. It’s got a Mohican mohair stripe to suit his cool demeanour.
Why we love it: It’s crafted from the finest quality Merino wool to keep him warm this winter.
£79.50, available from www.mungoandmaud.com
Sweet Pea Cat Collars
You know your cat is the sweetest and so will everyone else when she prowls around in her Sweet Pea Cat Collar. The collar holds delightful daisy charms and a little bell, which will let you or any unsuspecting prey know when your favourite feline is near.
Why we love it: It’s made from delightfully soft suede.
£29.50, available from www.mungoandmaud.com
Cloud 7 Dog Mat
Crafted from a wool mix and featuring a super snug 100% natural sheep´s wool lying surface, the Cloud 7 Dog Mat provides the ultimate comfort. With tie sides it can easily be rolled up and stored or taken on travels.
Why we love it: the ties mean it’s super easy to roll up and store.
£109, available from www.amara.com
Lord Lou Antoinette Fusilli Dark Blue Sofa
With a solid oak frame, this bed has been designed as a miniature piece of furniture and will wonderful match most interiors, unlike traditional pet bedding.
Why we love it: It’s treated with Teflon treated canvas for dirt and water resistance
£268, available from www.amara.com
Bowl and Bone Amber Grande Dog Feeder
These Amber Grande Dog feeders are simply stunning. Serve your canine in style with a Bowl and Bone Republic’s classic pet bowl. Made from solid beech – this luxury dog feeder will easily blend into your home décor.
Why we love it: Each bowl is handmade, making each one totally unique!
£71.50, available from www.chelseadogs.com