Gifty boxed-up collections that look like human food fit right into the humanization of pets trend building over the years, said PetSmart's Larson.
Her company carries treats that look like cannolis and macaroons, along with a bag of treats in the shape of lumps of coal, from Bocce's Bakery. Organic. $4.49.
Outwardhound.com sells a cheery plastic doggie slot machine that will dispense kibble when a dog pulls down a front compartment. $24.99.