Canine shower, dog-shaped waste bag and pet umbrella are on the list
TREVOSE, PA – December 21, 2010 – What’s the cat’s meow for pet gifts this holiday season? How about a balm for puppy paws or a tag that converts barks to Tweets? Furry and feathered friends alike will enjoy the Advertising Specialty Institute’s Top 10 list of unique pet gifts.
The recession-proof pet-gift industry grew from $28.5 billion in 2001 to an estimated $47.7 billion this year, according to the American Pet Products Association. And a recent American Express poll reveals 31% of consumers plan to buy their animal a gift.
The top 10 coolest pet gifts of 2010 are:
To see a YouTube demonstration of many of these products, click here.
“A still-booming pet industry delivers creative gifts that delight pet and owner alike,” said Timothy M. Andrews, president and chief executive officer of ASI. “Whether your dog Tweets or your backyard birds fly the coop, there’s something for everyone on this year’s top 10 list.”
For more information, contact Melinda Ligos, ASI’s editor-in-chief and senior VP of professional development, at (215) 953-3434 and [email protected].
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