Christmas is the time of year when we demonstrate our love for our friends and family by giving them meaningful gifts. Your emotional support dog undoubtedly qualifies as a member of the family, and you’ll no doubt want to show them how much you love them by giving them a great Christmas present.
Emotional support dogs lavish their owners with endless love and good cheer. They improve their owners’ mental health and quality of life by providing support and constant companionship. A personalized dog gift is the perfect way to show your emotional support dog how much you appreciate them, but it can be difficult to know what Christmas gift to get for your emotional support dog.
If you’ve been wondering, “What can I give my dog for Christmas?”, “What is the best gift for a dog?”, or simply “How do I spoil my dog?”, you’ll know that deciding on the perfect Christmas gift for your emotional support dog can be quite a challenge. Luckily, there are a lot of fantastic personalized dog gifts available that you can choose from. We’re talking toys, edible treats, items of doggy clothing, doggy beds, and exciting experiences that you can give your emotional support dog to provide lots of happiness and good cheer this festive season.
Read on for 12 great gift ideas for your emotional support dog.
A ThunderShirt Dog Anxiety Jacket would make a great Christmas gift for any ESA dog. Many dogs will get stressed and anxious when in novel or stressful situations (such as thunderstorms or fireworks displays). The ThunderShirt Anxiety Jacket is a tight-fitting jacket that mimics a strong, calming embrace to keep your ESA dog calm in any situation.
2. Personalized Dog Collar
Personalized dog gifts really are the height of doggy fashion! As well as helping your ESA look great, a personalized dog collar will also mean that your dog can be easily identified should it ever get lost.
3. A Juicy Bone
This is the most old-fashioned Christmas gift on our list, but it may also be the most enjoyable gift a dog can receive! A big, juicy bone is most dogs’ absolute ideal gift. Gnawing on a large bone is a heavenly experience for an emotional support dog, and may not cost you anything either – many butchers will give you a bone for free!
4. A Doggy Sofa Bed
ESA dogs love to be comfortable. There are several doggy sofas on the market that are both comfortable and stylish. A sophisticated-looking doggy sofa will provide a cozy place for your ESA dog to relax without compromising the interior design of your home.
5. A Nice Christmas Sweater
Christmas is a cold time of year in many parts of the country. A nice, warm doggy Christmas sweater will help your ESA dog look stylish and keep them nice and cozy when you go for walks this festive season.
Another great Christmas gift that will keep your dog comfortable and cozy is an orthopedic memory foam dog bed. These beds are made of high-quality memory foam that adapts to the shape of your ESA dog and offers perfect support. These beds will help keep your dog healthy and pain-free as they get older.
Christmas is a time for baking tasty cakes and puddings. A tray of warm, sweet doggy biscuits made with bake-at-home dog treat mix will be a great festive treat for your ESA dog this Christmas.
Calming Bites are chewy treats made with all-natural ingredients that will help to calm your ESA down any time they are stressed or anxious. Calming Bites are perfect if you and your ESA are traveling in a new place, or if festive fireworks are making your ESA anxious.
Many emotional support dogs love to swim and have fun in water. A doggy paddle pool that can be set up in the garden or park makes an excellent ESA Christmas gift. Splashing about with your emotional support dog is a wonderful bonding experience that both you and your ESA will enjoy.
Another type of dog bed that makes a great festive gift for ESAs is a calming shag dog bed. These beds are incredibly soft and comfortable, and ideal for cold winter nights curled up in front of the fireplace.
11. Playtime With Other Dogs
A great Christmas gift experience for your ESA dog is playtime with other dogs. Dogs love the company of other dogs, so taking your pet to visit friends who also own dogs is a brilliant festive treat.
12. A Holiday
Sharing a vacation with your emotional support dog is a great Christmas treat for you both! Taking your ESA to a nice vacation destination where you can take nature walks, play on the beach, or even explore an urban jungle together is a beautiful bonding experience and a great Christmas gift for your ESA.
How Do I Get An ESA Letter?
The quickest and easiest way to get an emotional support pet certificate is to arrange an online consultation with a mental health professional through Moosh. Once they have verified your mental health condition, they will email you an ESA certificate, which gives your pet official ESA status. This will mean your pet can live with you in any type of property and travel with you on a commercial airplane. Getting an ESA certificate is straightforward and very worthwhile, so why not invest in your mental health this festive season?