12/28/13 12/28/13 POPSUGAR Living Best of 2013 2013 Pet Products Our Favorite Pet Products of 2013 December 28, 2013 by Sarah Lipoff 89 Shares Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. Offering everything from the coolest pet products to the chicest gifts, 2013 was the year of the pampered pet. Along with sharing picks each month, we included fun ideas for celebrating all the animal-loving holidays found throughout the year. Whether you're ringing in the New Year with your pooch or celebrating your cat's birthday, you'll want to check out all of our favorite pet products from 2013 that are perfect any day of the year. Cut the Calories Help your pup stick to his New Year's resolution to drop a few pounds with a bag of these natural and wholesome Get Naked dog treats ($5, originally $8). Free of gluten, salt, sugar, wheat, corn, and soy, these are packed with dietary fiber to give your pup a full feeling — and aid with digestion. Your dog will love these goodies, and you'll love that he won't be packing on the pounds while noshing on a treat. Get Naked dog treats $5 from amazon.com Buy Now For the Birds Celebrate National Bird Day, which falls on Jan. 5, with this modern hanging bird feeder ($23, originally $30). While filling the feeder with your favorite bird food, show your love on Squirrel Appreciation Day, which happens to be Jan. 21, by tossing down a few cobs of dried corn ($6, originally $9). Instead of raiding the bird feeder, the happy squirrels will enjoy the special treat, allowing the birds to eat in peace. modern hanging bird feeder $23 from amazon.com Buy Now cobs of dried corn $6 from amazon.com Buy Now Celebrate the Penguin National Penguin Awareness Day falls on Jan. 19, making March of the Penguins ($10, originally $20) the perfect movie to curl up with. Along with learning more about this amazing animal, you'll love the commentary by Morgan Freeman. March of the Penguins $10 from amazon.com Buy Now Red Carpet Ready Treat your pet to some serious spa grooming with the help of John Paul Pet Waterless Foam Shampoo ($9, originally $10). Made for dogs and cats, this thick foam has a botanical base that cleans and freshens your pet's coat. And there's no rinsing required, perfect for when it's cold outside. Your furry friend will be ready for the red carpet — or a stroll around the neighborhood. John Paul Pet Waterless Foam Shampoo $9 from amazon.com Buy Now Touchdown! Gear up for the Super Bowl and Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl (both right around the corner in February) by dressing your pup in NFL gear, like this 49ers jersey ($25). Or offer your sweet kitty one of these felted wool catnip football toys ($17). And you can score a few touchdowns while tossing a dog-friendly football ($10, originally $15) with your pup. 49ers jersey $25 from amazon.com Buy Now catnip football toys $17 from etsy.com Buy Now Cat Happiness February is National Cat Health Month, and what cat doesn't love chewing on some grass? Grow your own cat grass from seed ($4) so your kitty can chew away whenever she wants. This sweet, fresh grass also aids in digestion. cat grass from seed $4 from amazon.com Buy Now Here, Birdie! February is also National Wild Bird Feeding Month, making this wire hanging bird feeder ($22, originally $28) a great purchase for your outdoor birdies. With an extra wire liner to keep squirrels away, your chickadees will love stopping by for a tasty treat. wire hanging bird feeder $22 from amazon.com Buy Now Good Fortune Ring in the Chinese New Year with your pup and a box of dog-friendly fortune cookies ($32 for 50). Each cookie contains a special doggie message. dog-friendly fortune cookies $32 from fortunecookiefordog.com Buy Now Best in Show Even though your pup isn't showing at this year's Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, he'll feel like a winner while wearing one of these handmade gold-plated pendants ($4). handmade gold-plated pendants $4 from etsy.com Buy Now Heartfelt Appreciation Here's an adorable set of doggie valentines ($18 for five) that are perfect for sending to all your special loved ones this Valentine's Day. doggie valentines $18 from etsy.com Buy Now How Sweet Even if your pet isn't excited about donning hats, this Valentine's Day heart beanie ($12) is just too sweet to pass up. Valentine's Day heart beanie $12 from etsy.com Buy Now Show Some Pride Presidents Day falls on Feb. 18, making this patriotic dog bandana ($5) perfect for wearing while enjoying a long walk. patriotic dog bandana $5 from etsy.com Buy Now Keep It Clean February is also dedicated to your pet's healthy teeth and gums, making this pet-approved toothpaste ($7) perfect for keeping your furry friend's mouth nice and clean. pet-approved toothpaste $7 from amazon.com Buy Now Gotta Wear Shades Your pup will be just as cool as all the other fashionistas during Fashion Week while donning these doggy sunglasses ($13). The glasses also come in pink or gold, making them the perfect Spring 2013 essential for your furry friend's wardrobe. doggy sunglasses $13 from funnyfur.com Buy Now Biscuit Love Feb. 23 is National Dog Biscuit Appreciation Day, so celebrate with a collection of healthy and organic dog biscuits ($7) that will have your pup begging for more. organic dog biscuits $7 from etsy.com Buy Now Oscar-Night Treat And who can forget that Oscar night falls this month? Which means it's time to predict the winners while enjoying a big bowl of popcorn. And these popcorn catnip treats ($5 for three) are perfect for kitty. popcorn catnip treats $5 from etsy.com Buy Now The Pigs Have It Celebrate National Pig Day on the first of the month with the help of this adorable little planter ($34). Unless you've got a little piggy at home, this is the perfect home adornment to show you still love the little oinkers. little planter $34 from etsy.com Buy Now Fresh Food When the temperatures start to warm, it's a great reminder to freshen everyone's meals. Artemis's pet foods are all about promoting healthy pet lifestyles with the addition of natural and fresh ingredients. Your kitty will love this fresh-mix cat food ($45 for 18 pounds). fresh-mix cat food $45 from amazon.com Buy Now Spring Into Action Your sweet kitty will jump for joy at the fact that Spring is here while playing with this supercute fishing pole cat toy ($10). fishing pole cat toy $10 from etsy.com Buy Now March Madness Let your pup get in on the March Madness action with his own basketball dog toy ($6) that he can toss and catch while everyone's cheering for their favorite teams. basketball dog toy $6 from amazon.com Buy Now Perfect For Puppy If you decide to bring a puppy home on March 23 in celebration of National Puppy Day, then you'll love this starter kit ($150) that's got everything you'll need. starter kit $150 from petsolutions.com Buy Now Holiday Duds Dress your furry friend in his best for Easter festivities with this sweet, egg-tastic bow ($4). egg-tastic bow $4 from etsy.com Buy Now Perfect For Passover Your pup can celebrate Passover with the rest of the family while donning this handmade — and seriously cute — yarmulke ($20). yarmulke $20 from etsy.com Buy Now Frog Love Even if frogs aren't your thing, you can celebrate National Frog Month by wearing this whimsical frog necklace ($14). frog necklace $14 from etsy.com Buy Now Ferret Hammock April 2 is National Ferret Day, but you can celebrate every day with your sweet pet by hanging this wonderfully snuggly ferret hammock ($25). ferret hammock $25 from etsy.com Buy Now Retractable Cord Leash With Light The days are getting longer, but when heading out for an evening walk, grab this retractable cord leash with an LED light ($20-$24, originally $25 to $30) that brightens the way and keeps you and your pet safe. retractable cord leash with an LED light $20 from petco.com Buy Now Dog Umbrella That's right: here's an umbrella ($35, originally $40) just for your dog. He won't have anything to worry about during a light April shower. umbrella $35 from amazon.com Buy Now Spring Cat Collar Celebrate the season with your sweet kitty by adorning her with this sparkling green collar ($12). And this collar attaches to a leash or lead, allowing your cat to enjoy the great outdoors safely. sparkling green collar $12 from etsy.com Buy Now Hand-Stamped Pet Tags The week of April 18 is National Pet ID Week, which makes these artful hand-stamped pet tags ($8) just the right thing for your special cat or dog, especially if you have an outdoor pet. hand-stamped pet tags $8 from etsy.com Buy Now Penguin Love Celebrate all things penguin on April 25, which is World Penguin Day, by donating to a penguin-loving cause. Source: Flickr user Anne Froehlich Pet First Aid Kit The entire month of April is dedicated to pet care, making this pet first aid kit ($19, originally $35) a great investment. It's compact enough to bring anywhere you go with your furry friend. pet first aid kit $19 from amazon.com Buy Now Glow Dog Here's a vibrant, candy-apple-green, glow-in-the-dark dog collar ($24) with a reflective strip that's stylish and safe for your pup. He'll seriously glow while out for a late-night walk — all while celebrating the season. glow-in-the-dark dog collar $24 from etsy.com Buy Now Save the Rhino Start the month with Save the Rhino Day on May 1 by picking up this cool graphic-print rhino tote ($22) that donates 25 percent of sales to Stop Rhino Poaching. graphic-print rhino tote $22 from society6.com Buy Now Healthy Goodies Along with being National Celebrate Your Pet Month, May 5 to 11 is also Be Kind to Pets Week. Why not treat your pup to freshly baked dog treats or bring home some organic catnip for your kitty? Classic Horse Pendant Get in the spirit of horse-racing season while wearing this artisan horse pendant ($30). horse pendant $30 from etsy.com Buy Now Cool Cat House Show your kitty some love with this cool cat house ($36, originally $48). She'll love the spot for lounging and the enticement of fun toys and will adore hiding underneath this wooden abode. cat house $36 from amazon.com Buy Now Spring-Clean With the weather taking a turn for the better, it's the time of year for Spring-cleaning. Give your pet a good rubdown with the help of this grooming hand brush ($8) that also picks up stray hairs from your furniture. grooming hand brush $8 from amazon.com Buy Now Duck Walking Harness Just in case you'd like to take your favorite duck for a long walk to celebrate National Duckling Month, we've got you covered with this handmade harness ($27). handmade harness $27 from etsy.com Buy Now Sweets For the Tweets Invite hummingbirds for a sweet treat with this handmade glass hummingbird feeder ($54) that looks lovely hanging outside of any window. hummingbird feeder $54 from etsy.com Buy Now Pretty in Pink May 29 is Pink Flamingo Day, which makes this whimsical, original flamingo artwork ($25) the perfect addition to your home or work space. flamingo artwork $25 from etsy.com Buy Now Cool Drink Attach this convenient doggy water bottle ($15) to your leash to have it on hand during long walks. Simply take off the top and fill it with water when your pooch needs a cool drink. doggy water bottle $15 from amazon.com Buy Now Gotta-Wear Shades Along with donning your House of Harlow 1960 shades, slip a pair of doggles ($14) on your dog that are made with your pooch in mind. With tons of designs to choose from, your pup will be sunning in serious style. doggles $14 from amazon.com Buy Now Pup Tent Made just for your pup, this pet tent ($130) is perfect for popping in the back of your car while traveling or at the beach when your dog needs a bit of shade during hot Summer days. pet tent $130 from pettravelcenter.com Buy Now Watercooler Keep kitty hydrated with this cute handmade water bowl ($25). Make it even cooler for your cat by adding a few ice cubes to the bowl. handmade water bowl $25 from etsy.com Buy Now Get Splashing! We all know dogs love the beach. No need to worry about your dog around open water with this dog life jacket ($56, originally $65) that's equipped with a handle when your pup needs an extra hand. So what are you waiting for? Get splashing with your dog! dog life jacket $56 from amazon.com Buy Now Cool Breeze Keep your pup's crate nice and cool with this small fan ($14, originally $20) that's just the right thing on hot car rides or sizzling days. And your pet will love how quiet it is while enjoying its cool breeze. small fan $14 from amazon.com Buy Now Catwalk Kitties love going for walks, too. Fit her with this handmade patchwork cat harness ($32) so she can safely hit the streets. Or secure your cat to an outdoor lead, and she can safely explore the backyard. handmade patchwork cat harness $32 from etsy.com Buy Now Sweet Treat Bag Add a bit of Summer to your dog leash with this cute floral dog tidy pooch bag ($21) that conceals cleanup bags and dog treats while still looking chic. cute floral dog tidy pooch bag $21 from etsy.com Buy Now Bringing Home Kitty June is Adopt a Shelter Cat Month, which means it's the right time to head to your local adoption center and check out the kitties. Even if you don't bring one home, donate a bag of food or a few fun toys for the cats at the shelter. And if you happen to fall in love with a little fur ball, here are a few tips for bringing home kitty. Source: Flickr user Energetic Spirit Wild About Wildlife July is Wild About Wildlife Month, kicking off with American Zoo Day on July 1, which makes it a great day (and month!) to head to your favorite zoo. Source: Instagram user POPSUGAR Pets So Calm Keep your pet calm on the Fourth of July with this holistic spray ($11, originally $20). And here are a few more tips for easing your pet's fear of pyrotechnics. holistic spray $11 from amazon.com Buy Now Cooldown Keep your pet nice and cool on hot days and nights with this cooling pet pad ($38, originally $50). Pop it in the freezer and bring it along during long car trips or when heading to the beach for a nice cool spot for your pet. cooling pet pad $38 from amazon.com Buy Now Big Fun Along with keeping your pup active, these fun water toys ($7, originally $12) float just like the heads of alligators. Enjoy them at your favorite beach or pool with your faithful companion. fun water toys $7 from amazon.com Buy Now Protect Your Pet Even your pet needs protection from the sun. Keep them safe with this pet-friendly spray sunblock ($18) that keeps them covered during fun-filled Summer days. pet-friendly spray sunblock $18 from amazon.com Buy Now Horse Amore Yes, every day is a great day for sharing your love of horses, but you can really represent on July 15, which happens to be I love Horses Day, by wearing this handmade shirt ($20). handmade shirt $20 from etsy.com Buy Now Shark Attack July 15 is also Shark Awareness Day, so celebrate by adding Jaws ($12, originally $20) to your Summer movie-watching list. Although the flick doesn't realistically showcase the wonders of sharks, it does remind us that the big fish are awesome creatures. Jaws $12 from amazon.com Buy Now Moo-tastic Show your love of cows on July 18 by picking up this original fine-art print ($20-$75). original fine-art print $20 from etsy.com Buy Now Mini Treats Along with being tasty for your pup, these natural treats ($8, originally $10) are great to use during training. Check out our quick tips for helping your pup learn new things. natural treats $8 from amazon.com Buy Now Cute Tag Keep your dog safe with this smart personalized dog tag ($12) that lets everyone know where he belongs. personalized dog tag $12 from etsy.com Buy Now Insect Free This unique insect-repelling dog bed ($30, originally $50) keeps bugs away while in the home, camping, or enjoying the outdoors. insect-repelling dog bed $30 from amazon.com Buy Now Cold Bowl Your dog will love staying cool while drinking from this special frozen water bowl ($25). Your cat will probably love it, too. frozen water bowl $25 from amazon.com Buy Now Silly Kitty Keep your kitty occupied for hours with this laser toy ($31) that's just about the best thing around. laser toy $31 from amazon.com Buy Now Smell Buster When temperatures soar, kitty litter isn't the sweetest-smelling thing. Take care of scents with this cat litter cleaner ($15, originally $20) that keeps odors under control. cat litter cleaner $15 from amazon.com Buy Now Help Homeless Pups Aug. 20 is National Homeless Animals Day, which makes it a great day for doing something for your local shelter. Pick up a bag of food ($44, originally $46) or donate time to show you care. National Homeless Animals Day, which makes it a great day for doing $44 from petag.com Buy Now bag of food $44 from amazon.com Buy Now Doggy Sprinkler On hot Summer days, your dog will seriously love playing and staying cool with this amazing dog sprinkler ($12) that is basically indestructible. dog sprinkler $12 from sukiapettoys.com Buy Now Modern Design Sept. 4 is National Wildlife Day, which gives you the perfect excuse for picking up this really cool bird feeder ($45). cool bird feeder $45 from etsy.com Buy Now Fashion Diva Every pup deserves a new Fall frock, and one from Linda Higgins is a fashion statement. Her doggy clothes have even graced the runway with designer Le Chien. Dresses range from $35 to $1,400. Seriously Stylish You'll look amazing while carrying your pup in this leather dog carrier ($400). leather dog carrier $400 from petote.com Buy Now Cute Treats There's nothing better than tasty treats, which makes picking up a bag of these healthy and homemade goodies ($12) a great snack for your pup — and for doggies in need. Twenty-five percent of all sales are donated to needy pet owners to cover veterinary bills. healthy and homemade goodies $12 from etsy.com Buy Now So Pretty Celebrate Happy Goose Day on Sept. 29 with a pretty bird print ($25-$45) to adorn your wall. pretty bird print $25 from etsy.com Buy Now Cat Play Update your decor with this handmade and lifelike play-and-hideout log ($67, originally $89) for cats or dogs. Not only is it really cool, but it also looks much better than that plastic thing you've got tucked in the corner. hideout log $67 from etsy.com Buy Now Hair Help Your kitty will think this cute cat brush ($5, originally $8) is purr-ific. It gently grooms your cat, keeping unwanted cat hair from covering your furniture. cat brush $5 from amazon.com Buy Now Light Travel If you're heading to a loved one's for Thanksgiving dinner, keep your pet happy with a nap mat ($30) that easily tucks in your bag. This way, your pup will have a dedicated spot to sit and stay while everyone's enjoying dinner. nap mat $30 from amazon.com Buy Now Sweet Treats You'll have one happy pup when you pick up a silicone bone baking tray ($16, originally $18) for making batch after batch of dog treats. Homemade goodies are so easy to make and are healthy for your pup. Tuck a few in your bag to share when he's being a good dog. silicone bone baking tray $16 from amazon.com Buy Now Warm and Cozy This cowl scarf ($25) is perfect for the pet that's not excited about wearing a coat, and fits both small dogs and cats. cowl scarf $25 from etsy.com Buy Now So Cute Although Halloween is behind us, who can resist this adorable photo prop ($12) for Thanksgiving? photo prop $12 from etsy.com Buy Now Happy Hanukkah! Add a little bling to your pup's collar with a handmade dog flare tag ($14) that spreads a little Hanukkah love this season. dog flare tag $14 from etsy.com Buy Now So Fresh Keep your pet, and your space, smelling fresh with the help of this handmade natural deodorizing spray ($9). Use on your pet or for refreshing his favorite hangout spots. natural deodorizing spray $9 from etsy.com Buy Now Sweet Treat You can spin the dreidel with your pup and then toss him this sweet organic Hanukkah dog treat ($5). Hanukkah dog treat $5 from etsy.com Buy Now Dinnertime Keep your pup away from the Thanksgiving spread with his own delicious dinner (12 13-ounce cans for $25, originally $29). delicious dinner 12 13 from amazon.com Buy Now Mutt Love Celebrate National Mutt Day by picking up a healthy bag of dog food ($24) to donate to your local pet shelter. And if you have an adopted mutt at home, make sure to give him some extra love on Dec. 2! National Mutt Day by picking up a $24 from nationalmuttday.com Buy Now healthy bag of dog food $24 from amazon.com Buy Now The Best Books Not sure what to get for your pet-loving friends and family this holiday season? Check out this collection of books that celebrate our favorite furry friends. Holiday Cheer Spread some holiday cheer by sending out these cute handmade kitty cards ($9 for three). handmade kitty cards $9 from etsy.com Buy Now Oh, Kitty On Dec. 15, celebrate Cat Herding Day (literally or figuratively) with your kitty. Whether simply acknowledging that your cute cat pretty much rules the roost or by picking up a cat harness ($20) to actually train your cat to heel, the day is all about celebrating the challenges that seem almost impossible — like herding cats. cat harness $20 from etsy.com Buy Now Spread the Love Stick to your budget while spreading some kitty love with these cheap gifts for cat lovers, including this chic cat print ($13 for a five-by-seven-inch print). chic cat print $13 from etsy.com Buy Now Fabulous Fido If you've got a fashionable pet, you're going to love this collection of designer pet accessories that make chic gifts for you and your pet. Holiday Adornment Perfect for your home or any friend or family member who loves his or her pet, this custom silhouette ornament ($30) would look lovely adorning a holiday tree or hanging in any window. custom silhouette ornament $30 from etsy.com Buy Now Cat Lady If you've got a cat lady on your holiday shopping list, stop right "meow" and check out this collection of kitty-themed gifts. Share this post Best Of 2013Must HavesCatsHolidayDogs Get Inspired With Our Living Newsletter You're subscribed! Sign Up For Our Newsletter Select topics that interest you Food DIY Home Love and Sex Vegetarian Tech Sign up with facebook By signing up, I agree to the Terms & to receive emails from POPSUGAR.