Whether the the tabby crashing on your keyboard and reminding you to take a break or the golden retriever forcing you to take your steps between Zoom calls, pets are saving us in more ways than one during these months of lockdown life intermittent. Who more deserves to be spoiled with a high-end nap nook or candle food bowl? We’ve found 10 cutting-edge pet care products from Canadian retailers that will spark joy for you and your furry friend.
Silver Paw Aden Raincoat and Canada Pooch Wellies
From a Montreal brand of dog clothes, this jacket features trademark anti-bacterial fabric and a built-in poop pouch. The non-slip boots, made in Toronto from silicone, are easy to put on even the most restless pup.
Raincoat, $39, silverpawdog.com
Wellies, $22, canadapooch.com
Top Paw Pet Stroller
For pets with mobility issues (or god complexes), a collapsible stroller provides a safe, shaded ride.
Pets So Good Table Bowl
This scratch-resistant ceramic food dish brings a modern twist to mealtime.
Mini Tiger Design Catnip Tacos
Who said tacos were only for Tuesday? These festive felt toys are handmade in Nova Scotia with organic catnip.
$13 each, etsy.com
Napping Cats Wooden Rocket Tower
Halifax-based Cats Who Nap’s standout cat tower features comfy sleeping spaces and multi-level climbing platforms.
Montreal designer Alain Courchesne has crafted a stylish solution for indoor potty breaks.
CBD Bloom Bath
Formulated with CBD, oatmeal, and chamomile, this pet-friendly bath bomb relieves stress and soothes itchy skin.
Biothane Dog Collar
From Lumby, BC comes a stylish necklace that is water and odor resistant.
Zero waste food program
Earth Options refillable bulk dog and cat food and Crumps’ Naturals treats help eliminate packaging waste from Canada’s more than $4 billion pet food industry.
$4 per pound, shopgoodboy.com