Gifts for Pet Lovers Archive

DIG THIS DEAL: Our Biggest Sale of the Year has Arrived!


AW YEAH! We’re so thankful for our Muttropians (two and four-legged!) and wanted to give you all a special Thanksgiving treat – save 25% storewide* for ONE WEEK ONLY!

This kind of discount doesn’t come very often, which is why it’s the biggest (and our favorite) sale of the year. Not only does this 25% savings give you the ability to stock up on your favorite items, but you can get all your Christmas shopping done early! Beds, holiday items, apparel, toys and more are part of the special week-long savings!

Check out a few of our favorites and more during this awesome sale. These savings start Monday, November 23rd and end the following Monday, November 30th. Visit us at any of our three Southern California locations or online to start saving! Online customers must use coupon code BIG25 at checkout to receive their 25% discount.

*Excludes food, treats and gift cards. Cannot be combined with other offers.

MUTT’S UP: Holiday Boutique Now Open!

holiday shop

Spoiler alert: if you guys aren’t aware, the Holiday season is our favorite time of the year. Not only is it the time for Christmas music, staying warm and putting up festive decorations, but everyone is so happy during this joyous time! We pulled out all the stops when curating this collection, making sure there is something for every pup this holiday season! Take a tour of our Holiday Shop now!

If you live in a cooler climate, we can help – not only is our outerwear festive, like our Santa Coat, but it’ll keep you nice and warm! Featuring either rIMG_8902thick fleece, a hood or a turtleneck, these jackets, sweaters and dresses will make your pup comfy and stylish whether they’re out on the town or just at home! If your pup isn’t into wearing clothes, no problem – we have adjustable, festive scarves and hats that will keep your dog’s neck and head nice and warm! Extra bonus? They’re ADORABLE!

Add some holiday cheer to your pup’s toy box with our holiday toys! We have toys ranging from big to small, squeaky torIMG_8741 silent, plush to tough and more! What are our favorites? We love the Wool Christmas Tree (this toy could even be used as a decoration!), the Corduroy Santa Toy (long legs and long arms make for some stylish poses) and the Holiday Light Bulb Orbee Tough Toys (they look exactly like Christmas lights and smell minty fresh!).

rIMG_8561Dress up your home for the holidays with festive bowls, beds, cozy blankets and more in our Home for the Holidays section of our Holiday Shop! Don’t forget to add a stocking for Fido or your Furry Feline!

We hope you all enjoy our Holiday Shop as much as we enjoyed bringing it all together. Happy Holidays! :)

MUTT’S NEW: Hop Over to the Hip Hop Shop – Open Now!

Spring Chicken

Spring has definitely sprung over here at Muttropolis! All of us (two and four-legged) are jumping for joy with the return of our favorite Hip Hop Shop! From bright, festive apparel to bowties to talking toys, we’ve got everything to make your Easter (or any spring activity) shine!

rIMG_5757A perfect mix of functionality and cuteness is necessary for any spring outfit. What’s the perfect outfit for Easter brunch, you ask? Our personal mutt-stylists recommend something simple, yet stylish, like a bowtie or tie for the boys, and something bright and flowy for the gals, like a nice dress. Looking for something a little more casual? We are loving the Chicks Love Me tee and the duck coat, both of which are not just comfy, but are pretty hilarious (we’re all about the LOLs).

Spring toys are essential for any pup’s Easter basket! What are our favorites? A tough, rubber toy like the Dogegg or the Rubber Chicken are perfect because not rIMG_5741only are they tough, but they squeak making it extra fun! Interactive toys like the Bunny and Egg Burrow and Bunny and Carrot Burrow are ideal for those dogs that love a challenge – hide the toys and watch the burrowing begin!

Need a pop of spring color in your home? Adding something bright is sure to light up any room. We are loving the colorful Arf Treat Box (which can definitely rIMG_5807be more than just a treat box) and the Pippa Futon (the pink shade of this futon is to die for!).

If you’re loving spring as much as we are, be sure to check out to the rest of our Hip Hop Shop, available at any of our three Southern California locations or our site. We’re also hosting our Annual Easter Egg-Stravaganza Egg Hunt + Party on Saturday, March 21 from 12-2PM in Solana Beach and 12-3PM in La Jolla and Saturday, March 28 from 10AM-12PM in Fashion Island. Check our Facebook for additional event details + more!

10 Amazing Holiday Gifts for You & Your Furry Friend

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Your pets are always ready for a hug and they provide better warmth than any snuggly blanket, so it’s natural to want to include them on your holiday gift list! With a dizzying array of dog collars, funny dog toys, dog beds and dog bowls to choose from, it can be challenging to find the perfect gift for your four-legged friend or another dog or cat owner. Because our team at Muttropolis wants to make it easy for you to shop for both your friends, family and pets, here are some great gift ideas!

1. Santa Rubber Nose Dog Toy

This festive dog toy featuring jolly ol’ Saint Nick has a big red rubber nose that dogs find irresistible. Complete with a hidden squeaker inside and crinkle material to keep your dog interested, this is a fun dog toy that any dog would be happy to receive.

2. Crystal Bone Dog Collar

Who says dogs can’t show off a little “bling” over the holidays? Our Crystal Bone Dog Collar features glitzy crystal bones on faux crocodile leather to make your dog look extra chic. Whether your dog is tiny or large, this sparkly collar comes in four sizes to ensure there’s one just right for your furry friend!

3. Reversible Double Layer Fleece Dog Jacket

Of course you want your dog to be warm when outdoors during the winter months! There’s no better way to ensure that than by dressing your pet in this warm, cozy and super stylish dog jacket that’s reversible! With optimal warmth, printed fleece on the outside and soft solid fleece inside, this machine washable dog jacket with reflective label and Velcro closure comes in numerous sizes and several stylish colors.

4. Funhouse Cat Toy

If your cat tends to become bored quickly with the toys you give him or her, consider the Funhouse Toy. This interactive toy features a mouse stuffed with catnip inside a house – your furry feline has to figure out how to get the mouse out! Available in a variety of funhouses, this cat toy makes the purrfect holiday gift for any feline.

5. Blue and Red Plaid Flannel Dog Pajamas

Nothing says “Awww!” quite like an adorable pooch dressed in warm flannel dog pajamas. These comfortable, dog PJ’s featuring a classic plaid print come in four sizes will keep your pup nice and warm all winter long.

6. Dog Print Fleece Throw

Because your dog deserves their own comfy thow too, right?! This throw will fit right in with your holiday (and every day) décor! Made with luxurious fabric and puffy fleece, this dog throw is perfect for all the dogs on your holiday gift list.

7. Love My Dog Ornament

There’s no better way to proclaim the love you have for your dog than by hanging this charming Love My Dog ornament on your holiday tree! Featuring a cute pooch eating a bone with a hanging “Love My Dog” sign underneath, everyone will be love seeing this ornament adorning the branches of your tree!

8. Love Birds Cat Collar

This adorable cat collar with a unique and colorful ribbon print featuring lovebirds is the ideal way for your cat to show some style! This comfortable cat collar features a breakaway buckle with a quick release just in case your cat gets caught in a snag.

9. Climb Condo For Cats

Your cats will spend hours playing in the stackable Climb Condo made of wood and cotton fabric. With purrfectly placed holes for maximum climbing from top to bottom and back down again, this hip kitty condo will keep your cat occupied for hours on end.

10. Dreamer Dog Bed

The Dreamer Dog Bed by Animals Matter is a luxurious, plump and comfy place for your dog to rest and sleep. Your pooch will be completely surrounded by this comfortable, high quality and very durable dog bed made of micro-fill fabric that features memory spring fiber fill for non-stop puffiness and cushion. The Dreamer Dog Bed is available in three colors (khaki, chocolate, black) and comes in four sizes to ensure there’s one that’s just perfect for your pampered pooch.

These are just a few of the great pet gift items available at Muttropolis – your leading source for quality pet products for people who love their pets! By spending a few minutes browsing our website, you’ll find many more gift ideas for pampering your pet like funny dog toys, quality cat and dog collars, comfy dog beds, cute dog bowls and so much more!

Dig this Deal: 25% off Storewide!

SaleWe thought we’d give you all a nice early Thanksgiving present – for one week only, not only can you save 25% off storewide* at Muttropolis, but all orders over $49 will receive free ground shipping!

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful for all in life, and we are thankful for all our two and four-legged customers! You make us smile when you share stories, videos and photos of your furry family members with us. We love to see what you all are doing! Think of this sale as our gift to you for being so great to us.

Whether it be a new bed, a coat to keep Bowser warm, fancy neckwear or a chew toy, we’ve got all the bases covered. We are filled with everything you could possibly need to keep you and your pup happy and healthy!

This sale starts Monday, November 24th and ends the following Monday, December 1st. Visit us in-store or online to start saving! Online customers must use coupon code TURKEY at checkout to receive their 25% discount.

*Excludes food, treats and gift cards.

MUTT’S NEW: Santa Baby!


Calling Rudolph, Frosty, and all the usual suspects: Our Holiday Shop is here! We know that there’s a little more than a month left until Christmas, but we just couldn’t wait any longer to share our holiday items with you! This shops features everything any Christmas lover needs: festive apparel, red + green collars and leashes, toys that will drive your dog nuts, and even a few home needs!
Looking for something to spice up your dog’s closet? Look no further! We have a wide selection of casual wear including chunky knit sweaters, soft pajamas and tank dresses. If you’re looking for something more formal, we have an adorable ruffled Santa dress, a flashy red sequin harness and tasteful neckties for dogs of all sizes.

More interested in some sassy neckwear? We’ve got you covered. From jingle bells to bling to basics, we have collars that will make any dog feel like they’re ready for the holidays. If you’d rather recycle an old collar, the Santa collar cozy is the perfect choice – just slip the cozy through the old collar and voila! You have an adorable  holiday collar that is sure to get the party started.

Need some stocking stuffer ideas? Holiday toys are a must! For the interactive Bowser, the chimney and reindeer burrow toy is ideal – it is sure to keep your pup preoccupied for a good while! For those tough-toy lovers, the corduroy Rudolph knottie toy and extra tough holiday bear toy is a must. Although no toy is completely indestructible, these will hold up a good fight! If you’re looking for something cute (and can double as a decoration!), our ornament toys are perfect – with five different colors and patterns to choose from, you may feel tempted to decorate your whole tree with these gems!

As every holiday lover knows, the season isn’t complete without festive home décor! Whether it be a stocking for your pup, an ode to your pooch on the Christmas tree, or a nice snuggly blanket, adding décor dedicated to your four-legged member is adorable and stylish!

These are just the basics featured in our Holiday Collection. To get the full taste of it (there’s a lot we didn’t mention!), check out the collection on our website or in our three Southern California store locations. Happy Holidays!

MUTT’S HAPPENING @ MUTT HQ: The Office Holiday Party!


Michael Scott, Dwight Schrute, Jim Halpert – everyone knows these characters and from the hit TV show “The Office.” What if we told you we had some characters of our own at the Mutt offices? You may recognize these dogs as Mutt Models, but what you didn’t know is that they’re an integral part of our team.

Ricky, the Office Manager

Ricky Furry Child of: Mutt Buyer Estela

 Likes: Morning Walks, His Sister Reggie

 Dislikes: Anything with Wheels, His Sister Reggie

 Favorite Holiday Item: Fa La La Collar

Willie, Head of Sales

WillyFurry Child of: Office Manager/Accountant Rebecca

Likes: Mutt Munchers, Belly Rubs

Dislikes: Drinking Cups, Farts

Favorite Holiday Item: Snowman with Pipe Sweater

Chewie, Humane Resources

Chewie Furry Child of: Mutt Buyer Kiiah

 Likes: Anything Edible, Comfy Beds

 Dislikes: Doorbells, Whistling

 Favorite Holiday Item: Snowman Necktie


Regina (AKA Reggie), Receptionist

ReggieFurry Child of: Mutt Buyer Estela

Likes: Squeaky Toys, Being Top Dog

Dislikes: Dogs Bigger than Her, Dogs Smaller than Her

Favorite Holiday Item: Holiday Frog Toy

Theodore, Event Coordinator

Teddy Furry Child of: Mutt Co-Founder Georgia Goldberg

 Likes: Dumpster Diving, Small Beds

 Dislikes: Being Home Alone, Puppies

 Favorite Holiday Item: Elf Hat

Now that you’ve gotten to know a few of our Mutt Models, let’s prep your pup up for a holiday party! Feel like dressing Bowser up in an ugly Christmas sweater? We can help. Our epic ugly Christmas sweaters are hilarious and guaranteed to win any contest! If you’d rather have something that makes heads turn on your walks, our Ugly Christmas Sweater Collar + Leash will do the trick. Toys are a necessity for any of our Mutt pups – especially the huge Plush Candy Cane and the Reindeer Loofa!

That’s just a taste of our Holiday Collection. Check out the rest of our Holiday Shop online + in store now!

Toys to Please Every Pup

Dog Toys

Exercise, mental stimulation, bonding and fun!

These are just a few of the excellent benefits (and awesome reasons) to keep your pup playing! But with what, you may ask? Well, it’s no surprise that different dogs prefer to play in different ways, and so it can be tricky to shop for the appropriate toy. But don’t fret, we’ve encountered every type of playful pup in our day, from the mellow-mannered to the high-energy and aggressive, so here are a few words of wisdom to help point you in the right direction.

Small Chewy Vuitton Bone Dog ToyPissness Beer Dog ToyBird Dog Toy with Chew Guard   

The Squeaker Obsessed. Does your doggie perk up to the sound of a squeaker? Well then plush and rubber toys will win their attention. Plush dog toys are often a favorite for their cute factor alone. They come in all shapes and sizes with snuggly soft exteriors and almost always a squeaker inside. Some even talk! If your pup likes to “baby” their toys, to carry them around and snuggle with them, then they’re sure to love plush toys. On the other hand, if your pup likes to play hard, plush toys may not be the best choice, as the majority aren’t made to withstand rigorous play, unless otherwise stated. We’ll talk more about tough toys in a bit. Rubber dog toys are also great for the squeaker obsessed pup and often funny too. The Pissness Beer Dog Toy always gets a good laugh! All of our toys are lead-free and non-toxic which is very important to keep your dog safe. 

Frog Extra Tough Dog ToyMini Humunga Stache Dog ToyBaby Dragon Dog Toy with Chew Guard 

The Tough Pup. Does your dog love to destroy? Are you having trouble keeping them busy and away from chewing your favorite personal items? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you’re definitely in need of some tough dog toys! We wish we could tell you that there are toys that aren’t destructible, but we’ve learned that’s not always the case. Even the most durable toys have a hard time standing up to the tenacity of gator-toothed Terriers, vice-jawed Vislas, squeaker-seeking Shelties and so on. But, the good news is that there are a variety of tough toys on the market that are specially designed to give their best shot! Available in a variety of sizes, colors, shapes and materials, you’re able to choose what best suits your dog’s interests and moods. You’ll notice in the product descriptions for tough toys that many are constructed with specially engineered fabrics and/or lining and reinforced stitches.

Mushroom Busy Buddy Dog ToyDog Magic Interactive Treat Game Monkey and Banana Burrow Dog Toy

The Challenge Seeker. Some pups simply aren’t interested in playtime unless it includes a challenge. We call these the sophisticated pups. If this sounds like your dog, we recommend trying interactive dog toys. Great for beating boredom, excellent for stimulating the mind and full of fun, interactive dog toys are a triple threat! Treat dispensing or treat maze toys are a hit with treat motivated pups, making them work for their reward. But if treats aren’t necessary to keep your pup’s interest, try a plush interactive toy like the Bunny and Carrot Burrow Dog Toy, shown at the top of this post with the adorable Great Dane puppy. Your pup’s intelligence and puzzle-solving skills will sharpen as they’re challenged with the fun task of removing the bunnies from the carrot each time you reinsert them. Learning is fun!

Mini Zisc Extra Tough Dog ToyBarkley Rubber Stick Dog ToyFloating Rope Ball Dog Toy

The Uber Energetic. For some dogs, energetic may be an understatement! If you have an active pup you’re probably familiar with the abundance of tantalizing toss and retrieve dog toys on the market. Boomerangs, discs, balls, ropes, sticks, slingshots and more. These are often the most fun for you, as well as your pup! It’s hard to pick a clear winner as some pups jump for joy for the classic tennis ball, while others will tug all afternoon but aren’t interested in retrieving. You know your four-legged friend the best, so trust your gut when choosing an active toy. Another upside, active toys force you and your dog to get outside. Visiting your local dog park or dog beach offers more room to run and to bond, with you and other pups.

There are just a few more things to keep in mind before making your next toy purchase.

  • Dog toys are not created equal, and neither are our beloved four-legged friends. Do your best to choose toys that are of the appropriate size, shape and construction. For example, very small toys can pose a choking hazard for larger breeds, just as toys with pieces that can be chewed off easily aren’t best for aggressive chewers.
  • Remember, pets should be supervised when playing with toys as no toy is indestructible.
  • To keep your pup from getting bored with their toys, switch them out on a regular basis. The novelty will last longer and hopefully remerge each time the toy makes another appearance.

Enjoy playing with your pup!

Happy Holidays from Muttropolis

Merry Christmas

We, the Mutt family, would like to wish you and your family, furry members included, a wonderful and safe holiday!

Thank you for choosing us to help meet the needs and desires of your pets, keeping them healthy, safe, stylish and spoiled all year long!

While we realize your Christmas shopping has come to a close, we do have a couple of not-to-be-missed promotions left to finish out the year. If you haven’t taken advantage of it yet, or if you’d like to again, our Treat of the Month for December includes ALL treats. Yes that’s right, we are offering 20% off all cat and dog treats all December long. Singing Penguin Dog ToyOnline customers can redeem this special 20% offer at by using the code TREATME at checkout. And for those bargain hunters, starting today, all items in our Holiday Shop are an additional 50% off. Both of these promotions are also being offered at all three of our Southern California store locations. So keep the shopping spirit alive and enjoy these savings!

Happy Holidays!

Gifts for Every Pup on Your Holiday List

For the Furry Fashionista, the Toy Crazed, the Walk Enthusiast, and the Snuggle Bug. We have products in our Holiday Shop perfect for each and every pet in your life! 

Holiday Dog Apparel Holiday Dog Toys

Our Holiday Shop is open online and in stores, and fully stocked with unique festive holiday pet products. Dog apparel and accessories, collars and leashes, dog and cat toys, and products for the home can all be found in our holiday assortment. Make us your holiday shopping headquarters for all things canine and feline and your pets are sure to have a fantastic holiday season!

Holiday Dog Collars       Holiday Dog Beds

Be sure to shop soon, as Thanksgiving is just a week away and Christmas comes only four weeks later! Visit us at or at one of our Southern California store locations to start checking pet gifts off your list.