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By Debbie AndersonNovember 22, 2020December 29th, 2020No Comments

The Giving Season


Animal Tales hand-embroidered pouches — dog and cat motifs available — are designed by artist Jenny Krauss and made by Peruvian artisans. Each wool pouch is unique and comes with a zipper closure, $36; Sundance.

Furry Friends oversize dish towels by Carole Akins appeal to dog and cat lovers, $20 each. We also love the 800-piece Jiggy puzzle, which comes with a tube of glue and a straight edge to allow you to turn the completed puzzle into a work of art. The puzzle pieces come in a heavy plastic tube; the entire package comes in a giftable box, $54; towels and puzzle from Anthropologie.

What kind of person would your dog be if it wasn’t a dog? Sandra Müller, inspired by her pooch Maja, tries to answer that question in the 83 portraits found in Dog People. This isn’t a new book, but it’s a perennial favorite gift for canine lovers, $35; amazon.com or your favorite book retailer.

Bandanas from The Foggy Dog come in a variety of patterns, including holiday-worthy plaids. And each purchase results in TFD donating half a pound of food to rescue shelters across the country. They’re available in small, medium and large, $28; P.S. The Letter.


Anthropologie University Park Village, 1540 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, 817-870-1842; Southlake Town Square, 266 Grand Ave., 817-310-6404; anthropologie.com P.S. The Letter 2100 Hulen St., Fort Worth, 817-731-2032, pstheletter.com Sundance Southlake Town Square, 331 Grand Ave. East, 817-488-0401, sundancecatalog.com