Hello, fellow dog enthusiasts! As the festive season approaches, it's not just us humans who get caught up in the holiday spirit—our furry friends want in on the Christmas cheer too! At Prestonwood Kennels, we believe in making the holiday season merry for every member of the family, including the four-legged ones. In this blog post, we'll share 10 delightful ways to prepare your dog for the magic of Christmas.
Get your pup in the Christmas spirit with a festive wardrobe! Whether it's a cozy holiday sweater, a Santa hat, or reindeer antlers, a touch of holiday fashion will make your dog part of the Christmas magic.
Set up a cozy spot for your dog with a bed or blanket adorned with Christmas-themed items. This designated space will not only be a retreat for them but also a festive addition to your home.
Deck the halls with dog-friendly decorations. Opt for non-toxic, pet-safe ornaments, and avoid using tinsel, which can be harmful if ingested. Create a pet-safe Christmas wonderland where your dog can roam without worry.
Dogs experience the world through their noses, so why not delight them with the scents of the season? Consider dog-friendly candles or essential oils in scents like cinnamon and pine to create a festive atmosphere.
Create a playlist of canine-approved Christmas tunes. There are even dog-specific holiday playlists available online. Watch as your dog enjoys the soothing sounds of the season.
Count down to Christmas with a doggie advent calendar. Fill each pocket with tasty, dog-safe treats. It's a delicious way to build anticipation for the big day.
Incorporate holiday-themed training sessions. Teach your dog festive tricks like "paw-senting" or "bark the halls." It's a fun way to engage your pup and impress guests with their holiday skills.
Plan a dog-friendly Christmas dinner. Cook up a batch of pet-safe treats or set aside a small portion of dog-friendly holiday fare. Just be sure to avoid foods that are toxic to dogs, like chocolate and certain spices.
Schedule playdates with furry friends. Dogs are social creatures, and the holidays are even more enjoyable with pals. Arrange meet-ups with other dog owners for some festive frolicking.
Hang a stocking for your dog filled with their favorite toys and treats. Watching them discover their personalized stocking is a heartwarming Christmas moment you won't want to miss.
At Prestonwood Kennels, we understand the importance of including your dog in the holiday festivities. Our dog-friendly environment ensures that your pup experiences the joy of the season, even when you're away. From festive decor to special playtime, we make sure every dog feels the magic of Christmas during their stay.
Get ready to jingle with your furry friend by incorporating these 10 delightful ways to prepare your dog for Christmas. If you're planning to be away during the holidays, consider booking your pup's stay at Prestonwood Kennels, where the spirit of Christmas extends to our four-legged guests.