As searches for pet advent calendars surge, here are 8 of the best options

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Searches for pet advent calendars have increased: 10 of the best to spoil your pooch. (Getty Images)
Searches for pet advent calendars have increased: 10 of the best to spoil your pooch. (Getty Images)

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It will come as no surprise that we love our pets. 

You only need to have a quick search for pet services to find luxury pet groomers, doggy birthday cakes and even - whisper it - event planners for your pet's next milestone. 

So, what's next for our pampered pooches and cats? Well, as it turns out, it's their very own advent calendar so that they can enjoy the festive season just as much as us. 

Etsy have reported that searches for pet advent calendars have gone up by 137% in the last three months, as we prove ourself a nation obsessed with our furry friends. 

But, as the saying goes, if you can't them, join them, and so we've done a deep dive into all the best pet advent calendars out there. 

This festive season, why not treat your pet just as well as you treat your friends, though you might need to help them open the doors each day. 

8 of the best pet advent calendars 

Personalised Dog Advent Calendar | £25.95 from Not On The High Street

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Filled with 24 bones, this festive wreath will ensure that your dog counts down the days until Christmas just as eagerly as you. 

Twelve Days Of Woofmas Biscuit Calendar | £24.95 from Not On The High Street


If you think one biscuit a day is a bit excessive or you struggle with maintaining your dog's weight, this 12 days of Christmas advent calendar is a good option. All of the biscuits are made from carob, packed with vitamins B1 and B2 and sprinkled with hearty oats then beautifully baked with extra crunch for healthy teeth and gums.

Personalised Wooden Cat Treat Advent Calendar | £28 from Not On The High Street


It's not just dogs that can be treated at Christmas, your feline friend will love this cat treat calendar. Each day features a delicious cheese treat which they will absolutely love.

Fill Your Own Dog Advent Calendar | £12.99 from Not On The High Street

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This cardboard Christmas theme dog calendar can be filled up with your pet's favourite treats and attached with elastic ribbon, with enough space for 24 treats.

Dog Treat Christmas Advent Calendar | £20 from Etsy 

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Filled with a great selection of natural treats, these advent calendars come with your fluffy friend's name on the front, so there will be no confusion on who the most spoilt member of the family is. 

Custom Made Wooden Dog Paw Advent Calendar | £27.50 from Etsy

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With 25 treats attached to this adorable giant paw, your pet's advent calendar comes with more pressies than the standard human version. 

Pet Advent Calendar Garland | £15 from Etsy


Available for all pets (within reason!), each little envelope in this garland hides a healthy treat. This is a brilliant option if you have the kind of pet who won't be able to resist if the treats are on show, like some of the others in this roundup.

Fill Your Own Wooden Pet Advent Calendar Light Box | £52 from Etsy

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Sure, it's not a budget buy, but this beautiful, personalised wooden advent calendar is one that you can use year-after-year for your pet. In fact, we'd be happy receiving this for the festive season. 

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