While a lot of wedding planning can be stressful, there are some parts that are super enjoyable, like picking out your registry items! Creating your dream wish list and having your loved ones pick up the tab—what could be better? When you’re thinking about what to put on your registry, it’s important to think about the factors that make you a unique couple.
If you already live together, you might not need many home goods. If you’ve already started your family, baby essentials might be at the top of your list. If you have a pet, your list could change too, and should! Take this opportunity to get your favorite doggo or feline friend something they will love and will help you out as pet parents.
From comfy pet beds that will match your decor, to the pet tech you never knew you needed, here are 15 pet essentials you need to add to your registry.
The Casper Dog Bed
Will your dog have a better mattress than you? Potentially, but it's totally worth it. These durable dog beds were made with your doge in mind. The pressure-relieving memory foam and durable support foam will help give your pup a good night's sleep. The foam frame will help your dog feel safe and secure while the machine washable cover makes this a no brainier buy for owners who want to keep things clean. If you or your dog end up not loving the bed, return it within the first 100 days for a full refund.
SHOP NOW: Casper, starting at $125
Adventure Medical Kits ADS Trail Dog First Aid Kit
Having medical supplies on hand isn't only important for people but our four-legged friends too. This kit includes an assortment of dressings, self-adhering bandages that don't stick to fur, splinter and tick removers, and more. To give your dog first aid safely, Adventure Medical Kits reminds owners to first muzzle them with a triangular bandage, included in this kit. With all this first aid equipment on hand you and your pup can take on the world one adventure at a time.
SHOP NOW: REI, $25
Petsfit Double Sided Expandable Dog & Cat Carrier
If you plan on taking your cat or dog on a long trip, you'll want to do it with this carrier. The expandable carrier is compact enough to tote around, but when the sides open up, your beloved four-legged family member will have a great place to lounge. Whether your running to the grocery story or taking a week-long trip to your in-laws, this carrier can get you there. The airline-approved design means you can take it around the corner or across the country with ease.
SHOP NOW: Chewy, was $49.99, now $45.99
We know you'd love to be at home all day cuddling with your favorite animal, but that's not always possible. Put your mind at ease with this video monitoring system. With this laser pet camera users can keep track of their fur babies from their phones. You can talk to them and hear what is going on, make sure the dog walker came and be alerted whenever you beloved pet is up and moving. With the additional Petcube Care subscription, you can store video history, so you never have to miss a moment.
SHOP NOW: Petcube, was $199, now $179
Frontgate Covington Pet Residence
Your dog wants to have a nice place to rest their head and you don't want an eyesore of a crate distracting from your decor. This option offers the best of both worlds. The stylish hardwood frame and the sleek steel mesh panels over the traditional harsh grid design will be a pretty and practical addition to your home. The doors feature a magnetic closure and an extra latch for security, and the machine washable cushion and removable tray make for easy cleaning.
SHOP NOW: Frontgate, was $599 to $699, now $419.30 to $489.30
Potty training your dog can be a challenge but Fresh Patch tries to make it easy. This subscription service sends real patches of grass to your home to naturally train your pet. The grass absorbs liquids and controls odors and the entire thing can be disposed of and replaced when your new one arrives. Different sized patches and different frequencies are available to best suit your needs.
SHOP NOW: Fresh Patch, $29.99
Bowsers Artisan Double Feeder Elevated Dog Bowl
Your pet's dining table can be as nice as yours. You won't minding having this sleek wood platform and its square, white ceramic bowls hanging around your kitchen as it fits in with most modern decor, and the elevated design is meant to protect your pet's neck and back. It's a win for everyone.
SHOP NOW: Hayneedle, $56.99
The Foggy Dog Floral Print Waste Bag Holder
Conceal your waste bags in something cute! You'll be ten times more excited to clean up after your dog if you get to take this Rifle Paper Co. hand-painted floral print around with you. Stuff the pouch with an eco-friendly waste bag on the zipper side and easily remove them one by one from the brass grommet on the back. Attach this sweet little holder to your leash and you're ready to go.
SHOP NOW: Bloomingdale's, $22
Whistle 3 GPS Pet Tracker & Activity Monitor
Think of this fun pet tech gadget as a Fitbit for your four-legged friend. In addition to being able to track your pet nationwide through GPS, this collar device tracks their daily activity and rest to keep them in great shape for their age, weight and breed. You can set up email, app or text notifications for when your furry pal gets too far away from home so you can always make sure they're safe.
SHOP NOW: Whistle, $99.95 + subscription plan
P.L.A.Y Pet Lifestyle and You The Arty Denim Cat Scratcher
Put this scratcher up against your fiercest cat and it will probably hold up. This playful tool separates into two pieces to for even more room to scratch, lounge and play, or for multiple cats! Its made from recycled paper with even fiber patterns more durable than the industry average, which protects your home from the woes of excessive fiber shredding.
SHOP NOW: Zola, was $68.99, now $65.99
Archie & Oscar Ace Litter Box Enclosure
Protect your home and your nose against the odors of an exposed litter box. Made from reclaimed wood and recycled plastic composite, this litter box enclosure doesn't absorb or retain odors. The front features a pet door for easy access for the cat, and the whole front comes down for easy access for you. The stylish finish on this hood make it suitable for anywhere in your home.
SHOP NOW: Wayfair, was $210.84, now $57.56
The Petnet SmartFeeder takes all the guessing out of feeding your pet. Based on breed, age, weight and activity level, the system will recommend personalized portions that you can then administer from your cell phone. You can control you pup or cat's feeding time straight from the app, which will send push notifications once your pet has been fed, and when your running low on food.
SHOP NOW: Amazon, $179
Sauder Woodworking Natural Sphere 43.7 in. Cat Tower
Your cat will love this tower's two cat-friendly access holes, sisal rope for scratching and a carpeted base with a hanging toy. You will love the tower's modern design that fits in perfectly with your decor.
SHOP NOW: Hayneedle, $214.19
Simplehuman Stainless Steel Pet Food Can
The leaders of trash can technology bring you a perfect storage solution for pet food. The airtight seal on this canister will keep your pet food fresh for weeks. With its sleek design you won't mind having this out and on hand for convenience.
SHOP NOW: Zola, $119.99
Shark Cordless Pet Perfect II Handheld Vacuum
Yes we love out pets, but the shedding is a hassle. If you've chosen the pet parent life you better have a strong vacuum on hand. This handheld device is powerful enough for whatever life throws at it and compact enough to get into small spaces. Its detachable motorized brush easily lifts pet hair and packed in dirt from carpet, car mats, or car seats.
SHOP NOW: Zola, was $69.99, now $59.99