Christmas Gifts for Your Pooch

Koa has been a good dog this year. Reward him with these doggie delights.


1) Original Zen Spa Box

Keep your four-legged friend clean and fresh with this Zen spa kit, complete with shampoo, conditioner, aromatherapy mist and flower candle. Your pooch will love bath time. The spa box also comes in plumeria and green tea scents. $27, Cocojor Dog Emporium and Spa, 975 Kapiolani Blvd., 592-3647,

photo: david croxford

photo: david croxford

2) Doggie Treats

You shouldn’t be the only one splurging on delectable baked goods that magically appear everywhere you look this time of the year. Let your dogs in on the action by treating them to freshly made manapua, dim sum, lasagna, muffins and more, crafted specially just for pups. (All ingredients are human grade.) Ward Centre, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 1160, 591-2031,

3) Doggie Day Care

Need to run errands? Fly to a neighbor island for business? Drop off your furball at Pets in the City, a downtown doggie day care. Not only will your dog get to play with other pets, but she or he can be groomed in between. Daycare rates range from a half-day stay of $19 to a 30-day unlimited package at $600. Pets in the City, 1232 Young Street, 593-1505,

4) Stylish Dog Carrier

You take your pooch everywhere, why not carry her or him around in style? These breathable, leather carriers come in a variety of sizes, for your Chihuahua to your beagle. $109, Ward Centre, 1050 Ala Moana Blvd., Suite 1105, 591-1990.

photo: mark arbeit