Spread Holiday Cheer to Pets with Unique Gift Ideals from Petmate


A Variety of Gifts for Even the Most Discerning Pets – and Their Parents

Arlington, TX (July 03, 2013) – Looking for the perfect gift for a pet or pet parent? Petmate makes holiday shopping easy by offering a variety of unique gifts for pets and pet lovers alike.

Fill Their Stockings with Fun

Petmate has a sleigh full of interactive toys that are sure to get pets into the holiday spirit! Offering a wide variety of chews and toys that combine nylon with rugged materials such as natural rubber and BPA-free thermoplastic rubber, the JW® Pet EverTuff™ Line provides dogs of every size and breed with great ways to release energy, get exercise and stay mentally stimulated. The durable EverTuff Nylon Bones help teach proper chewing behavior. Available in a variety of different flavors and sizes to appeal to any pup, the Nylon Bones come in both a single and two-pack variety. The EverTuff Nylon Squeaky Barbell is a new toy with a tough exterior that protects a squeaky natural rubber toy resting inside. Made of durable materials like natural rubber and nylon, the toy also makes fun sounds that help encourage hours of interactive play. The EverTuff Nylon Treat Pods feature treat pods that rest on a durable nylon bone. Treats can be inserted into each pod for a mentally stimulating and challenging reward, while the nylon bone will help satisfy the dogs chewing instinct in a healthy way. Available in two sizes, small and large. The EverTuff Nylon Wobbling Ball rolls, bounces, spins and slides for interactive and boredom-busting play. Available in two sizes, medium and large.

For hours of running and retrieving, the ChuckIt!® ground pursuit line has a toy for every dog. Kick Fetch™ is perfect for high-energy, athletic dogs. Kickable like a traditional soccer ball, the grooved design allows for easy pick up and return. The Fumble Fetch is ideal for dogs that can return a punt. Both are lightweight and can go the distance for dogs of any activity level. Available in various sizes.

Specially designed to work with the Indoor Launcher, the soft, light and durable Indoor Tumbler is perfect for interactive indoor play during the cold winter months. The fun flying shape features BounceFlex Core Technology, making the toy light and able to bounce off walls and furniture without damage. Ideal for puppies and small dogs, the Indoor Tumbler’s soft, feathery texture makes it easy for little mouths to pick up.

Made from a combination of tightly-wound rope and t-shirt material, the Petmate Tee Tugs are a durable, yet soft option for fetch and tug games. Available in three different varieties in an array of bright colors, these toys are perfect for tugging games between dogs or with a pet parent.

Designed with tough chewers in mind, the Dogzilla® line promotes constructive chewing, dental health and physical activity using a variety of durable materials. Pet parents can choose from 26 different toys to best suit any dog’s personality and activity level, including: the Knobby Treat Grabber that features durable rubber with “teeth” to hold treats and a knobby texture to help stimulate gums for better dental health; the Triangle Tug that has two durable triangles that float, perfect for tossing, fetching, or tugging on land or in the water; the Tire Chew, which features ridges that change its bounce path when thrown; the Dogzilla Shark Disc, a tough flyer that helps promote exercise on land or in water; the Treat Tug, a durable toy that holds treats in its center with rope on both ends to encourage tugging or interactive play; and many more!

Let the Sugar Plums Dance

This holiday season give pets the gift of sweeter dreams with a comfy, new bed. Inviting, soft and luxurious, the coordinating striped and solid Jacquard fabrics in the new Petmate Fashion Bedding stylishly reflect current home décor. With several styles to choose from to appeal to any pup, the beds feature removable covers that are machine washable and the insides have a cozy high-loft, recycled polyester fiber fill.

Utilizing the same technology that heats Mylar “space blankets,” the Aspen Pet® Self-Warming Beds are lined with a layer of material that generates warmth by reflecting a pet’s own body heat, versus using electricity. Constructed from faux lambswool plush and corduroy fabrics for added comfort and warmth, the new and unique beds are available in a 19” cat bed as well as a rectangular lounger in three different sizes.

Bring the pets along

As a cherished member of the family, pets often travel with their owners during the holidays. Ideal for small dogs and cats up to 20 pounds, the new WETNOZ Carrier is part pet carrier and part cuddle bed making it perfect to use anywhere, anytime. Top and side access provides easy entry, and a durable coated mesh top and an adjustable door flap provides safety and comfort. The new carrier also features a plush and padded interior that is leak-free in case there are any accidents, an interior tether to keep pets safe, side pocket storage, and both a shoulder and carry handle for easy transport. The WETNOZ Carrier is offered in three fun colors: Pear, Indigo and Hibiscus.

The See & Go line of pet carriers offers original solutions for both small pet and pet parent needs. The See & Extend offers a zip-out vestibule to provide more room and the See & Sleep has a zip down side with foldout bed pad for use upon arrival. Ideal for airline travel, the See & Fly is sized to fit under airline seats, including regional jets. The See & Stow includes accessory storage in a separate bottom zippered compartment, and the See & Roll has an ergonomic design with rollerblade wheels for easy rolling and a retractable handle. In addition, each of the carriers in the line features interior tethers, exterior seat belt loops, convenient pet entry and plenty of ways for pets to see out and owners to see in.

When pets arrive at their destination, the soft and durable Zip & Go Pet Bed zips close and includes handle straps for easy carrying as well as pockets for additional storage.

The new Petmate Navigator kennel is the first kennel that assembles using a strong, secure patent-pending Slide ‘N Snap assembly™. The Navigator helps provide ultimate convenience for pet owners and extra comfort for pets with features including: increased ventilation on the front, rear, top and bottom; superior visibility; a larger entry way for easy access; the addition of a dual turn-dial door latch that enables the door to open left or right; a Grow with Me™ wire divider, which is easily installed when the kennel is assembled; and Microban antimicrobial protection to help fight the growth of stain and odor-causing bacteria. Six sizes are available, ideal for pets up to 90 pounds.

Give Pets a Holiday Feast, the Smart Way

Pet parents want their dogs to maintain a healthy weight, especially during the holidays when it’s easy to pack on extra pounds. The Portion Right® Automatic Feeder makes it convenient and simple to manage a pet’s diet. Perfect for households with one or multiple pets, this easy-to-use, sleek body design feeder gives pet parents peace of mind and makes portion control and food storage a snap. Available in both a five and 10-pound capacity, the Portion Right Automatic Feeder is offered in a Brushed Nickel color.

For any pet parent who has wished a pet’s bowl was as sophisticated and visually appealing as dinnerware, the new WETNOZ Scoop Bowls put a contemporary spin on meal time. These lightweight, durable Scoop Bowls have a built-in handle so pet food can be scooped and served in one easy motion. The sturdy, anti-skid rubber feet help the bowl stay in place. Dishwasher safe for easy cleaning, the Scoop Bowls come in trend-current colors and are available in one, three, and five-cup scoop sizes.

The WETNOZ Arc Bowls combine a vibrant color high-gloss melamine stand with sleek, removable stainless steel bowls. Dishwasher safe for easy cleaning, the Arc Bowls also feature a no-skid bottom. The bowls are available in single or double diners, and two sizes are offered: small (5 oz.) and large (1.5 cups).

The WETNOZ FlexiBowls combine removable stainless steel bowls with a durable, no-slip, odor-free, rimmed silicone mat. The stainless steel bowls come in 1.5-cup capacity and are available in single or double diners. The simple, chic WETNOZ Mat adds a touch of style to any pet’s meal. Made of the same smooth, easy-clean silicone as the FlexiBowls, the Mat keeps pet food off the floor and rolls up like a yoga mat for easy storage.

Buon Appetito! The Italia Collection of raised feeders and bowls is perfect for those pups that want to eat in style. Offered in both a dual feeder/waterer and single bowl feeder/waterer, the Italia Collection comes in bold colors surrounding easy-to-clean stainless steel bowls. The dual feeder/water is elevated to promote healthy digestion and both styles feature rubber feet to keep the feeders/waterers from moving and scratching floors. Available in three sizes and multiple colors.

For the Fashion-Forward Pet

Add some stylish flair to a pet’s look with the new Petmate Mix & Match Adjustable Collars and Leashes. Available in trend-current color palettes and print pairings like chevron and paisley, any collar and leash from the same color palette can be combined to make a fashionable statement.

Straight from the catwalk to the cat aisle, Petmate Fashion Cat Collars reflect prevailing trends in color and print like zebra and arabesque. Stylish, preppy and feminine, they look great against any coat color. Available in three colors and designs.

And for pups that really want to get in the holiday spirit, the new Aspen Pet® Christmas collars feature embroidered ribbon overlay in four festive holiday patterns: an arctic sweater print, smiling snowmen pattern, red icon or green icon motif.

About Petmate

Committed to the wellbeing of pets and the world they live in, Petmate is the trusted authority in smart solutions for devoted pet parents and discerning retailers alike. Sound advice and high quality products that are innovative, safe, practical and fun are Petmate hallmarks, as shown in our complete lines of: kennels, dog houses, bedding, litter maintenance, feeding and watering solutions, toys, collars and leads, and pet accessories. At Petmate, we are driven to create a healthy, happy life for your pets and ours. Petmate products can be found at pet supply stores nationwide. Call 1-877-PETMATE or visit www.petmate.com for more information.

Contact: Amanda Peterson