Best Places To Buy Gifts For Pets In Los Angeles

Best Places To Buy Gifts For Pets In Los Angeles

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Buying the perfect gift can certainly be a challenge at times but especially so if the recipient is not able to tell you his or her likes and/or dislikes. When buying for the canine or feline in your fold, be aware of outposts run by pet whisperers who can help with the purrr-fect, er, perfect present. The following places include he best places if you’re looking for a gift for your friend.

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Woof Dog Boutique
3172 Glendale Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90039
(323) 661-7722
www.woofdogboutique.com

Hats and ties aren’t the typical attire for your hound, but that shouldn’t stop you from spiffing up your canine once in a while. If you decide to go fancy on these types of wardrobe accessories or any other, head over to this Atwater Village outpost where the dog couture fun is all around, up to and including pink tutus perfect for the poodle in your life. The doggie bakery will be happy to pamper your pet in a culinary way.

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The Urban Pet
7515 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 933-2100
www.theurbanpet.net

Whether you have a dog, a cat, a fish or a reptile to look after, gifting your pet with some great grub is always the ideal option. This loft-like space with its lovely coy pond holds all kinds of fine food for the animal companion in your life, from holistic to premium noshes. Also on hand are a number of other pet necessities, up to and including special shampoo and cushy beds. Even the kitty litter is worthy of giving as a present. It’s that good.

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The Dog Bakery
6333 W 3rd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 935-7512
www.dogbakery.com

From Snickerdoodle mini bones to clever t-shirts for pooches to wear that spell out in English what they’re all about, products purchased from this Farmers’ Market stall always make a good impression. “The Dog Bakery is a premier baking company that provides the best dog treats for your furry friends.” With four locations in the greater Los Angeles area, you’re never too far from a treat for your pooch.

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Bark N’ Bitches
505 N. Fairfax Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 655-0155
www.barknbitches.com

Beyond being a rescue facility, Bark n’ Bitches sells all sorts of canine goodies, from rad dog collars to super comfy dog beds to toys. All of the treats and food products are organic and holistic. They include no wheat, no soy and no corn. If you have ever had the experience of coming into this store, you know that it is pretty crazy for dogs.

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Catts & Doggs Boutique
2833 Hyperion Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
(323) 953-8383
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This popular outlet located on the dividing line between Silver Lake and Los Feliz has been a boon for discerning community members who are apt to include a number of pets in their household. The buyers here are clever, purchasing plush bedding for your animals friends and gleaming tags with their name embossed in fancy script. Sparkly collars and leashes are all the rage this year, as are these same pet accoutrements done with studs added. Make your choice and be happy with what you bought. You will be appreciated in the most unexpected ways. Bow wow!

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Los Angeles freelance travel writer Jane Lasky, contributes to publications such as Travel + Leisure, Vogue and Esquire. Her weekly sojourning column ran in 40 newspapers for 20 years. Jane is anything but an accidental tourist. Check out her articles on Examiner.com.