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Holiday Gifts for Pets

Shopping Guide:

Planet Dog Wood Chuck with Orbee-Tuff Recycleball, $24.95

Throws the distance. naturally. A sleek take on other ball-tossing devices, Wood Chuck® bamboo core offers strength and maximum chuck-ability with an ergonomic cork handle for comfort and grip-ability throw, after throw, after throw. Wood Chuck’s® 4-pronged claw coupled with the pliant nature of our Orbee-Tuff® products make it a cinch to grab and throw. Goes the distance every time.

Orbee-Tuff® RecycleBall® is included.

All of Planet Dog’s 2.5” Orbee-Tuff® toys can be used with the Wood Chuck®. Look for the Wood Chuck® friendly toy icon to be sure it fits!

Loyal Luxe Teepee Cat House, $24

This Teepee distinguishes itself through its innovative design and is inspired by a classic symbol of Canadian iconography, The Amerindian culture and the collective imagination associated with it.

- 100% made of recycled and recyclable cardboard.
- Sold flat.
- Assembled in less than 2 minutes without any glue or tools.
- Instructions manual included.
- Made in Canada.

This Teepee have a certain je-ne-sais-quoi that makes every pet owners want to proudly put on a living room show and tell of both pet and product!

Rustic with a modern chic, this Loyal Luxe’s incredibly charming cat house is a sure bet for those in search of fashionable and attractive home accessories for their discerning feline.
Adapted for corpulent cats (up to 40lbs):
The Teepee door has been specially designed to be expandable should your cat need a wider door but remember, cats love wiggling into tight spaces. Give them a chance to prove that they may not be as overweight as you thought before you widen the door!


SmartyKat™ Super Scratcher, $8.39.
Made from recycled corrugated cardboard. Covered in 100% certified organic catnip. Dense, honeycomb pad. Exclusive to Canadian Tire, canadiantire.ca.

The Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan Soaring Squirrel Toy, $9.99.
Soaring squirrel toy features a cotton rope that removes soft tartar while the dog plays, improving dental health. Fun flyer shape is great for tossing and retrieving. Long tail is easy to grab. Available at Canadian Tire, canadiantire.ca.

The Dog Whisperer with Cesar MillanM Sport Trainer Toy, $9.99.
Sport trainer toy is shaped as a football and has a canvas strap for flinging and tossing.
Perfect for outdoor play and fetch with your dog. Toy is made of a mesh material with canvas straps. Available at Canadian Tire, canadiantire.ca.

The Dog Whisperer with Cesar Millan Pack Pal Toy, $8.99.
Pack Pal toy has floppy arms, legs, and tail that are easy for your dog to grab during
play time. Cute Pack Pal character to entertain your dog. Made with a canvas material. Available at Canadian Tire, canadiantire.ca.

Store 'n Feed Adjustable Bowls, $39.99.
Feeding bowls feature adjustable height for comfortable feeding position. Reduces stress on joint and bones. Easy to clean, hygienic stainless steel bowls. Consistent water supply; built-in spot for gravity-fed water bottle. Food storage capacity inside the feeder. Removable stainless steel bowls also include spill ridge. Available at Canadian Tire, canadiantire.ca.

Purina Winter Holiday Packages, $4.99-$6.99

Purina Wonderfur Winter™ Holiday Treats Program
This holiday season give your dog or cat the gift of treats. Wonderfur Winter™ gift packs include an assortment of treats and other goodies that are sure to make both you and your pet happy.

Wonderfur Winter™ gift packs include:

Wonderfur Winter™ Cat Gift Pack
• Friskies Party Mix® Original Crunch
• Friskies Party Mix® Ocean Crunch
• Fancy Feast® Hors d’oeuvre™ Salmon
• Fancy Feast® Hors d’oeuvre™ White Meat Chicken
• Purina Value Coupon Booklet
Wonderfur Winter™ Dog Gift Pack
• Beggin’ Strips® Original
• Beneful® Snackin’ Slices®
• Beneful® Prepared Meals™ Beef Stew Flavour
• Purina Value Coupon Booklet

West Paw Design, Ho Ho Hair Ball Cat Toy, $11
West Paw Design, Eco Merry Bone Dog Toy, $10.45
West Paw Design, Zisc Dog Toy, $11.77

Ask Santa to bring your cat a Ho Ho Hair Ball cat toy this year.  Perfect for kitty's stocking, this little cat toy is a ball of festive fur that will entertain the most finicky of felines for hours. Filled with extremely potent USDA certified Organic Catnip and an enticing bell, this jolly little holiday cat toy will prove to be the best gift ever...Ho Ho Hair Ball, hacking up fun in assorted colors!

Eco Merry Bones are an easy Eco friendly gift for dogs of all sizes this holiday season. Strong fabric made up of 100% re-engineered recycled IntelliLoft®  fibers surrounds a squeaker for an eco friendly, high quality dog toy.  With two sizes, these red fabric dog bones are the perfect dog toys for your large and small dogs.  Give your dogs a Merry Christmas! Proven SAFE! These bones have been rigorously tested from their fabric outside down to the squeaker in the center. Everything has been inspected by Öko-Tex, a third party ecological certifier. This means worry free play for all your home's inhabitants!

A floatable flyer that goes the distance, Zisc® is a must-have toy for active dogs. More pliable than a hard-shell Frisbee and faster than those made from fabric, Zisc is a perfect pick for trips to the park, yard or water. Flexible material makes this dog frisbee gentle on soft mouths and easy to pick up. In the world of frisbee-style dog toys, Zisc flies to the top.     Made with durable and buoyant Zogoflex material, Zisc is guaranteed against dog damage. While the Zisc dog toy is not designed to be a chew toy, it  is designed to withstand as much active play as dogs can dish out while playing frisbee. If a dog manages to damage this or any of our Zogoflex dog toys, we offer a one-time free replacement or refund. Beyond Zogoflex’s guarantee, many people are true fans of this family of durable toys because dogs love them Zogoflex dog toys are bouncy, buoyant, made in the USA, 100% recyclable, non-toxic and even dishwasher safe. Zisc is available in two sizes, large and mini.  The mini size is a perfect frisbee for small dog breeds and those dog people who prefer a compact, go-anywhere  og frisbee. Mini Zisc is not only smaller, but thinner and lighter too.  Available in three bright colors for easy spotting in water, grass or snow.

Muttluks, $45.90

Available exclusively at all Pet Valu Stores across Canada
Proudly designed and made in Canada since 1994, Muttluks are not just fancy footwear for canines. They provide superior performance and “Pawsitive Relief” for your canine companion.  Available in two models: Fleece Lined Muttluks and All Weather Muttluks. Self tightening reflective straps prodive a secure. Reflective straps for nightime visibility.  Genuine leather for a soft, flexible fit; Comfortable adjustable stretchy leg cuff.

Molly Mutt Dog Bed Duvet, $29.99

Dog bed duvets
Stuff your stylish 100% cotton dog bed duvet covers with the extra blankets, pillows, clothes from your home – to create a comfortable, stylish and easy to maintain a bed for your dog. Fully gusseted and zippered, the dog bed duvet is as durable as it is fashionable.

Portable and Foldable Pet Chateau, $29.99

Don’t forget Fido this Holiday season. This must-have item folds completely flat for easy packing and in seconds is transformed into a luxury accommodation for your furry friend.  Side pockets for easy toy storage, this is the perfect gift for your dog or cat, or friend with a pet! From Fresh Home Elements.

Chilly Dogs Great White North Winter Coat, $63-$122

The Great White North™ Winter Coat is designed for maximum warmth, durability and safety in mind. Function with flare makes this coat a must have for all short haired active dogs.
All our coats feature an "Easy On, Easy Off" design.  The coat is simply slipped over the dog's head then the "Y" shaped belly panel is pulled down and back between the front legs, then pulled up over the dog's back where the buckles are fastened and the webbing is adjusted.

Our coats are not custom made to each dog’s specifications.  We have many in-stock sizes that have been created from over 10 years of measuring dogs and perfecting our patterns.  The measurements you include in your order are requested so we can double check that you have ordered the best size of coat for your dog.  Please measure carefully.
Colour info:
CIL paint chip colours compared to our fleece colours:
Red fleece - Amazing
Black - Dark Secret
Indigo - Twilight Zone
Burnt Orange - Chile
Watermelon - to be determined
Apple Green - Scottish Waltz

Charcoal Grey fleece/Burnt Orange outer shell is only available in the Whippet sizes.
Apple Green fleece/black outer shell: Available in certain sizes while quantities last.

Temperature Guide:
-10 to -40 Degrees Celsius
14 to -40 degrees Fahrenheit
3 Coat Categories:
All Breed - Yorkies to Great Danes
Long & Lean - Greyhounds, Saluki's, Galgos,
Whippet - Whippets


Sleepypod Atom Modern Pet Carrier, $102

Sleepypod Atom is a modern pet carrier for everyday living that is consistent with the innovative design features for which Sleepypod has built its reputation. In designing Sleepypod Atom, Sleepypod took ideas from its multiple award- winning Sleepypod Air and applied them to the smaller-sized Sleepypod Atom.
Meets major airline carry-on pet regulations. See our tips and tricks page for more pet travel information. Top and ends are easy breathing dark mesh that opens for easy access. Pass through pocket to secure to telescoping handle on pullmans. Large pockets on both sides and both ends provide space for your pet's essential in-flight items.
Straps on both ends allow you to secure the Sleepypod Atom in your car. The stylish Sleepypod Atom will be available in five crowd pleasing colors: The plush cover on the removable foam bed is machine washable. The coated exterior and interior fabric is easily cleaned with a damp cloth. Sleepypod's vision is to create innovative, well-designed, and functional products for pets that complement modern, on-the-go lifestyles

Bark & Fitz Turkey-Cranberry Treats, $14

Prices range from $8.99 - $12.99

Flying Series of toys:
Thumb released slingshot dog toy with squeaker
Made with durable ballistic material
Bungee neck launches toy up to 100 feet!
Available in several fun animal designs, colors and sizes
Meets or exceeds child toy safety standards
Floats in water for summertime fun!

I Am A Stuffed Animal (IAASA), $94

Get your very own personalized stuffed animal! IAASA™ Buddies make exceptional gifts for all occasions, all ages. Cotton poly blend. Hand wash only, soap and water.
Get your very own MINI personalized stuffed animals! Each IAASA™ Minis 3 Pack is for a single buddy design. These are great for favors and stocking stuffers. Cotton poly blend. Hand wash only, soap and water.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Coming Up

Thu 04 Tommy Smythe tours architectural historic preservation projects
Fri 28 Peter Papapetrou reveals how to incorporate stripes into your wardrobe