Published: December 22th, 2016 | Jeremy Feldman

Six unique holiday gift ideas for the pet and pet lover in your life that are made right here in the Big Apple.

PetYen is making your holiday shopping a little easier this year by sharing six gift ideas that will impress the pet lover in your life. Each gift represents a fantastic, independent small business that is producing great pet products in our backyard. So, keep their tails a wagging and support your local pet business this holiday season.

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found olive dog collar

Found My Animal
Made In Brooklyn
Olive Ombre Rope Cat & Dog Collar
This leather and rope collar will show the world that your pet is getting the very best. The dyed marine grade rope blends beautifully with the hand stitched leather and brass buckle. The whimsical “found” charm will remind you of who “found” their way into your heart. Whether you’re on 5th Ave or the Lower East Side, the olive Ombre rope collar will look “just right” for your pet in any neighborhood situation.

OTO Brooklyn House for Cats

Famous Oto
Made in Brooklyn
OTO Brooklyn Cat House
Turn your housecat into an instant Bodega cat in this urban fantasy for your kitten. Nothing says cool like Brooklyn, and now your cat can channel his inner hipster in this very cool cardboard cat house by Famous Oto. Whether he’s Riding the G train or partying on the roof, your little buddy will be spreading love the Brooklyn way.


dog leather motorcycle jacket

Cool Blue Dog
Made in Brooklyn
Black Quilted Faux Leather Motorcycle Jacket
Your pup will have no problem getting through the velvet ropes at your local daycare with this stylish faux leather motorcycle jacket. Let the other pups freeze their tails off, your guy will be warm and toasty with the fleece and quilted liner with full belly coverage. If Bill Cunningham we’re alive today, your dog would be in the New York Times style section of sure.
little l's gift box combo

Little L’s
Made in Manhattan
All Natural Artisan Dog Treats
If the way to a girl’s heart is with diamonds, then the way to your puppy’s heart is with Little L’S Krak Ems. The delicious (Ren say’s they’re delicious) all meat dog treats had my dogs doing back flips for more. And I’m sure they will have your dog(s) doing the same. The proof is in the pudding when it comes to natural dog treats; they have to be healthy, naturally sourced, environmentally friendly and the dogs have to love them. Little L’s pass these test with flying colors.

cat portrait

From Scratch
Made in Brooklyn
Custom Cat Portrait
Forget the catnip and scratching post, If you’re looking for a unique gift that is tailor made for the cat owner in your life. Then a custom cat portrait from artist Kathy Small is a perfect choice. Send her a digital photo of the lucky cat, and she’ll create a whimsical black and white portrait of the cat that will be looked fondly upon for years to come.


poop bag holder

Billy Wolf
Made in Montauk
Poop Bag Holder
When function and fashion collide in the dog world, beautiful things happen like this Billy Wolf poop bag holder. If you have random (empty) poop bags stashed in the pockets of all your jackets, then you need this classic leather holder that say’s. Your life is organized, and you’re keeping it classy.


We hope you enjoyed our first annual ‘Made in NYC’ pet gift guide. We strive to bring you the latest and greatest information about pet products and promote “Made in New York” whenever we can.. As “your pet’s neighborhood resource” you can always count on PetYen to help you find what your pet needs, when and where they need it. We hope you have the opportunity to shop locally and support our amazing community of pet professionals.

Image Credits

In-post photo #1: Found My Animal Olive Ombre Rope Cat & Dog Collar
In-post photo #2: Famous OTOOTO Brooklyn Cat House
In-post photo #3: Cool Blue DogBlack Quilted Faux Leather Motorcycle Jacket
In-post photo #4: Little L’s / All Natural Artisan Dog Treats
In-post photo #5: From Scratch / Custom Cat Portrait
In-post photo #6: Billy WolfPoop Bag Holder

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