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Instagram's most popular dog portrait artist, The Dogist, turns the camera on puppies in his second book. Kids will love leafing through the pages and choosing their favorite breed. (Maybe they'll get a real puppy next Christmas?)
Buy it! The Dogist Puppies by Elias Weiss Friedman, $17.79; amazon.com
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CHOCOLATE FOR CHARITY
YOWIE Chocolate is the perfect stocking stuffer for cause-minded families who want to support wildlife conservation efforts. In partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), YOWIE's latest "Rescue Series" 100 percent milk chocolate eggs hold a limited-edition toy replica of an endangered wild animal inside, along with a tiny educational guide.
Buy it! YOWIE Chocolates, $2.99 per YOWIE; target.com
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TOTES THE CAT'S MEOW
Young cat ladies will love this sassy bag, perfect for shopping, day trips and excursions with Fluffy's toys and feline supplies.
Buy it! Purple Lemonade Canvas Cat Tote Bag, $12.99; amazon.com
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SLITHERING SANTA SQUEAKER
Nice kids and naughty pups will have a blast playing tug-of-war with this 25-in. (or 36-in.!) plush, multiple squeak toy snake.
Buy it! Outward Hound Holiday Invincibles Snake Dog Toy, $7.99; marshalls
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ON DASHER, ON DONNER, ON DANCER
Girls (and boys!) of any age will win at the reindeer games with these adorable clips in their hair.
Buy it! Reindeer Antler Hair Clips, $6.99; icing.com
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Giraffes had a big year in 2017, and that includes every baby's favorite character, Sophie the Giraffe. The long-necked little love's Colors book will keep kiddos entranced from morning to bedtime story.
Buy it! Sophie's Colors, $2.99; amazon.com
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CANDY CANE UNICORN
Why be an elf on a shelf when you can be a unicorn on the scene? Kids will love prancing around wearing this trendy, festive headband.
Buy it! Christmas Unicorn Horn Headband, $7.99; icing.com
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Technically this N.Y.C. cityscape snow globe is a dog toy, but it will look just as cool as a decoration on a kid's desk — until Fido gets his jaws on it, that is!
Buy it! NYC Go Globe Dog Toy, $14; kurgo.com
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REAL FAUX FURRY FRIEND
Know a kid who wants a pet, but you're not sure they're ready ... or maybe their parents aren't ready? Either way, this very realistic fur baby will make the whole family think twice before making a very nice, but also super serious, commitment.
Buy it! FurReal Friends Kami My Poopin' Kitty, $19.99; target.com
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