Are you the type of person who thinks throwing your pet a birthday party is a fantastic idea? Then join the club. This is a safe place for all pet lovers to gather and coo over the many options available to treat their pets - especially when the festive season arrives.
As part of the family, it's only right to give them the same treatment you'd give a child. Spoil them with love, give them snoot boops, marvel at their toe beans and, of course, give them a delightful Christmas-themed treat each day from December 1st. Right? Right.
Closer's best pet advent calendars at a glance:
Best dog advent calendar: Scrumbles Dog Advent Calendar, £8 on Pets at Home
Best cat advent calendar: Scrumbles Cat Advent Calendar, £8 on Scrumbles
Best small animals advent calendar: Christmas Natural Treat Small Animal Advent Calendar, £5 on Pets at Home
So, low and behold, it's true. You can treat your pet to an advent calendar for them to eat. No, they're not made out of chocolate (which is toxic to many pets), but they're made out of delicious meaty treats or toys to enjoy.
To save you the effort of trawling the internet to find the best pet advent calendar for your beloved companion, we've compiled our top picks for you. Read on for the dog, cat and small animal advent calendars, to help you find your favourite.
SHOP: The best dog advent calendars UK 2023
Scrumbles' Dog Advent Calendar contains a mix of three treats, a mini version of 'Scrumbles'
Best affordable dog advent calendar
For only £2.50, this Pets at Home Christmas Advent Calendar For Dogs is super affordable and
Best meaty dog advent calendar
Indulge your dog in this Pets at Home Christmas A Meaty Dog Treat Advent Calendar, filled with
Best organic dog advent calendar
Made up of a selection of organic treats, this Lily's Kitchen Advent Calendar for Dogs has your
Best Amazon dog advent calendar
Made with dog-safe chocolate (concocted with peanut butter), the Good Boy Pawsley Dog Advent
Best dog advent calendar for sensitive stomachs
With treats made of single-source protein, and with no artificial colours or flavours - the
Best refillable dog advent calendar
You'll be thrilled to know that this Doggy Advent Calendar is both refillable and has the option
Best chicken protein dog advent calendar
Do you love the story of the Snowman? Well now, your pooch can be part of the festive story with
SHOP: The best cat advent calendars UK 2023
This Scrumbles Cat Advent Calendar contains a mix of three treats - 'Scrumbles Chicken Nibbles',
Best organic cat advent calendar
Cats deserve the finest quality advent calendars too, so treat them with this Lily's Kitchen Cat
Best refillable cat advent calendar
If you're looking for a fill-your-own calendar for your cats, this Cat Advent Calendar one will do
Best personalised cat advent calendar
This is just the cutest cat advent calendar ever! With a personal touch, this fill-your-own
Best catnip cat advent calendar
Catnip is something that no cat can resist, and your kitty can enjoy a catnip-flavoured treat
SHOP: The best small animal calendars UK 2023
Want your pocket-sized pet to join in with the festive fun too? No need to leave them out, this
Best refillable small animals advent calendar
This fill-your-own Bunny Rabbit Advent Calendar is a great gift for your bunnies. With an option
Best handmade small animals advent calendar
Get your bunnies, guinea pigs or hamsters ready for Christmas by placing your order for this Small
While these calendars are suitable for most pets, please remember to read all ingredients before giving them to your furry friends in case of any allergies or intolerances.
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Jade Moscrop is the Commercial Content Editor for Closer, specialising in lifestyle topics. When she’s not writing about affordable homeware, beauty products and gym leggings, she can usually be found a hot girl walk, buying houseplants or listening to female-fronted rock bands.