5 Great Gift Ideas for the Animal Lover on Your List

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From an animal book for the kids to a stylish jacket for a fury friend, we've rounded up the best gifts for the animal lover on your list. Photo: mixetto/Getty Images

Looking for that special something for the animal lover in your life? Zoomer’s resident animal lovers (that would be almost all of us) have given a thought to gifts that are just a bit different this year. After all, it is a bit of a different year.

So whether they adore man’s best friend, have a thing for teddy bears or want to share their appreciation for the wild kingdom through stories, here are five of our favourites.


For the Sweet Tooth: Lindt Milk Chocolate Teddy

Lindt Mild Chocolate Teddy Bear
Photo: Courtesy of Lindt Canada


You know who they are. The ones that have more stuffed teddy bears than they can count – no matter what their age. This year, give them something that helps them channel their inner child in a different way. Plus, who doesn’t like chocolate? shop.lindt.ca


For the Royal Watcher: Kare Royal Sitting Corgi

Kare Royal Sitting Corgi
Photo: Courtesy of Kare


Honour the monarch lover’s penchant for all things regal with this deco objet made from polyresin. Each one is handcrafted, making every tiara-wearing corgi unique, so your decor aficionado will appreciate it even more. No doubt, Her Majesty would also approve. kare-design.com


For the Nature Enthusiast: Leap Frog 100 Animals Book

Animal book
Photo: Courtesy of Walmart


Why not share your love of animals, from the wild to the tame, with the little learners 18-plus months old in your life? It’s time spent together, and a growing appreciation of a lifelong love you can share together. And this book is interactive and touch sensitive as well as bilingual, so they’ll learn their animals in French, as well. Requires batteries. walmart.ca


For the Beatrix Potter Fan: Hunter x Peter Rabbit Collection

Hunter x Peter Rabbit Collection
Photo: Courtesy of Hunter


Inspired by the cheeky vegetable patch raider himself, these rainboots by the venerable British heritage brand come in kids’ sizes as well, along with backpacks and even Peter starring on his own key chain. The collection is limited edition, and the collaboration was created to celebrate the new film, Peter Rabbit 2: The Runaway. hunterboots.com/ca


And We Mustn’t Forget Our Best Friend: Mark’s Dog Chore Coat by Carhartt

Mark’s Dog Chore Coat by Carhartt
Photo: Courtesy of Mark’s


This duck-canvas, water-repellent model is inspired by Carhartt’s classic original coats for working dogs. It also features a quilted lining to keep Rover toasty warm, has two pockets for treats and doggy-do bags and is easy to get on and off. marks.com/en