Merry Pugmas | 15 Awesome Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Pug

15 Awesome Last Minute Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Pug

Tick tock! Christmas is just a few days away! While you've been hustling and bustling getting presents for all the human members of your family, your little pugs should not be forgotten. We've got your back on this one. You have just a little time left to fill in those blank spaces under your tree with great stuff every pug will love.

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1. Treat Strategy Puzzles

Pugs are very playful and intelligent. Channel their energy and curiosity into something positive with some fun and challenging treat-delivering puzzle toys. These games reward your pug for correctly opening the various compartments. Simply enter the treats and let the activity begin.

The OurPets IQ Treat Ball is a fun rendition of a slow feed bowl that promotes a healthy lifestyle for your pug. You can put a portion of your pug’s meal in the ball, only allowing them to eat what is dispensed when the ball is rolled. It can be filled with treats or kibble and set to a desired difficulty level using the ball’s adjustable interior disc. This toy promotes active feeding, giving your pugs the exercise they need and then rewarding them for it.

The Trixie Dog Activity Board Strategy Game is sure to provide plenty of stimulation and fun for your pug. Your pug gets the treats by using different techniques for opening indentations. The game board comes with two cones and indentations with hinged lids and sliders. Just place the treats inside and their ready to play.

Outward Hound is one of our favorite dog brands. They have multiple interactive dog toys, but our pugs love the Outward Hound Kibble Drop Interactive Puzzle. This is a treat-seeking puzzle for your smarty pug! When treats are dropped into the top of the toy, they fall randomly into one of the four treat chambers covered by flaps. Your pug must determine which chamber the treat has fallen into and which flap to lift in order to retrieve the treat. Scent holes on the chambers assist in your pug's search for the reward!

2. Bones and Chews

Our pugs love to chew. It's an awesome activity to keep them busy and relieve excess energy. There are some great brands out there your pugs will love to open on Christmas morning. Here are our favorites.

Greenies are like pug gold. It's like that dream item you hope your kids love because it's good for them. And doggie, do they ever! The unique, delightfully chewy texture of Greenies Dog Treats cleans down to the gum line to help fight plaque and help fight tartar while freshening breath. Your pug will be crazed to sink their teeth into these chewy dog treats. Win, win!