The Greenville Holiday Gift Guide for Pet Lovers

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What’s on your pet’s wish-list this year? We’ve put together a list of Greenville’s most talented artists and local shops. From collars and toys to great works of art, there’s something for every body!

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For the pet-loving holiday party host

We’re loving these adorable bandanas from Fetch Mart. This shop has a variety of sweet designs and your holiday party host is sure to appreciate the pop of cheer.

For the new pet parent

A gift card to Pet Wants GVL makes a wonderful gift for a pet parent. Pet Wants GVL has pet food, toys, beds, and more! They also house a lot of local goods sourced from right here in the Upstate. Paw Paws USA has a variety of pet items such as collars, leashes, harnesses, bandanas, bowties and dog beds. For the creative pet parent that’s looking for something a little more outgoing, Alpha Pack Unleashed sells unique makes collars, leashes and bandanas and 5% of proceeds go to K9 No Kill Shelters!

Treats from Paw Paws USA
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Celebrating your pet

A beautiful pencil portrait from local artist Ashley Brickner, or a custom painting of your pet by Pet Portraits by Milagros never fails to make an incredible gift. Whether it’s a treat your self moment or for a loved-one, nothing pays more tribute to a pet then a custom, hand-made portrait.

Image via Pet Portraits by Milagros Website

For the pet-loving family member

Order a custom metal art piece representing your pet from A Piece of Work Metal Works. You can find her Heartstring collection at the The Art Lounge in Spartanburg. These beautiful pendants run between $35-55. The best part? 100% of proceeds go to local animal rescues!

For your friend’s fur-baby

Every pup LOVES treats! Give the gift of yummy to your bff’s fur baby. Beau’s Biscuits are sure to put an epic smile on their face. Made in small batches, these biscuits are made with wholesome ingredients. They have allergy-free treats and keep their recipes meat-free with no added sugars or preservatives. And get this – every months a percentage of their proceeds go to Lucky Pup Rescue!

Image via Beau’s Biscuits Website

For Pet-Lovers with Children

Give the gift of reading! Hambone is a beautiful book written about a stray dog that’s scared of people. With the help from a compassionate woman named Liz, he is given a warm home and unconditional love. This book is a wonderful way to combined the joy of reading with learning how to be compassionate and determined.

Learn Your Pet’s History

Embark Vet offers a DNA testing service that allows you to see your dog’s DNA history such as what breeds your dog includes and what your dog’s family’s health history shows. Save $20 (until 11/30) with this special partner link.

One of the best gifts you could give is the a loving home to an animal in need. We’ve made a list of some of our favorite rescue organizations in the Upstate. It’s never too late to help this holiday season by donating time, money or necessities to a shelter.

We’d love to know what your favorite places to shop. Be sure to let us know in the comments or tag us on social media.

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About the Author
Stephanie Baukhages, also known as The Hippie Biscuit, is your friendly neighborhood vegan with a passion for content creation, animals, and food. She’s a mom to a son named Freddy and a rescue mom to two little chihuahua mixes named Poppy & Pepé. She couldn’t be more excited to be part of a community that loves pets as much as she does!

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