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'Clive, the mat I ordered on Monday arrived Thursday, well packed and just what I wanted. Thank you for the great service – and for the thank you addendum to the delivery docket: that personal touch makes all the difference. I shall be monitoring your Web site with a view to purchasing further items (I’m always on the lookout for Labrador stuff!)' Helen, Northern Ireland: 25/2/17.
'Dear Clive, my item was received this morning, very impressed indeed and thank you. I shall definitely use your services again and be equally happy to recommend you to people.' Llewellyn, Kent: 13/2/17.
'Amazingly quick and efficient service. I ordered a parrot tapestry cushion online on Saturday evening - it arrived on Monday. The product looks just like the website picture and will be perfect for my parrot-loving friend.' Claire, Bristol: 7/12/16.
'I have received the long hair chihuahua brooch. Really happy. Looking forward to receiving the Yorkshire terrier brooch. Certainly will recommend you.' Sue, Nottingham: 6/12/16.
'Just to say that I received the pins yesterday and they are absolutely beautiful, all of them. Really thrilled with the items and with the service, as always. Thank you so much.' Helen, London: 12/10/16.
@AnimalGiftIdeas the cushion arrived today - it's really lovely - super quick delivery too! Thank you so much 🐾— Good Vet & Pet Guide (@GoodVetGuide) September 26, 2016
'Mug arrived safe and sound this morning, excellent! Thank you.' Paul, Birmingham: 29/7/16.
'Thank you so much, the cards have been received and are really nice, exactly what I needed, especially the colours of the picture. I think the person we especially had in mind for one of them will love it. Thanks as always for your excellent service, I always keep an eye out as you have such a wonderful variety of gifts and there’s often something that meets the exact need!' Helen, Middlesex: 11/7/16.
@AnimalGiftIdeas These brooches are so lovely, received one this week as a gift for my mum, recommend this company to all animal lovers xxx— Catherine Lewis (@CathLewis1) June 24, 2016
'Just a quick email to say the Yorkie order arrived this morning, and very beautiful the fridge magnet and pin are, our friend is going to be very happy indeed with them, and as always packing very secure and well packaged. Thanks again for a very professional and first class service.' Bob Howard, Powys: 21/6/16.
'Thank you very much for sending the two Border terrier brooch pins they are really great, excellent quality and great value.' Clive, Hants: 30/5/16.
'I am absolutely delighted with the brooch and very pleased that it's of a size suitable for posting to Australia without paying a fortune! Thanks so much and I will look at your site again nearer to Christmas.' Janet, Berks: 17/5/16.
'Just to let you know I received the socks this morning and am over the moon with them. Thanks.' Jude, Sunderland: 29/4/16.
If you're looking for a little surprise gift, these are it, excellent quality, highly recommend & gold star service https://t.co/3Ra5HkoWgv— cg (@Rapidolass) April 1, 2016
'Hi Clive, I received the pens yesterday. All nicely wrapped...' Dagmar, The Netherlands: 31/3/16 - Received via email.
'Dear Clive, the lovely mugs have arrived yesterday. Thank you so much for your professional help. One question - what breeds and how many do you have in stock?' Marie-Louise, Sweden: 22/3/16 - Received via email.
Gold star service from Clive, has helped me with several orders, top quality goods, great to do business with! https://t.co/YjXHI6oe6k— cg (@Rapidolass) March 16, 2016
@AnimalGiftIdeas— LaverockHallBirdFood (@LaverockHallBir) March 3, 2016
Fab service - thanks
Received the pigeon pin this morning . Thanks Clive
Will put your cards in our shop
'Just to say thank you, I received the Donkey cushion this morning oh it is lovely, worth every penny, just one thing please do more Donkey items, happy customer ' Lisa, Cambs: 5/2/16.
@AnimalGiftIdeas hi the key rings arrived yesterday and they are beautiful, really nice quality and great detail. Thank you x— Carol Lewis (@CarolLewis16) January 10, 2016
'Great little brooch's butterfly & bee, quality product, fast delivery. Many thanks.' @CheshireFurn Cheshire 9/1/16 - Received via Direct Message on Twitter.
'Clive, I just wanted to let you know the 2 pewter boxer key chains arrived, look great, thanks for shipping to Canada.' Tim, Canada: 4/1/16 - Received via internal message on Facebook.
'Yes they have Clive (Newfi pewter keyrings arrived) thanks again, they are beautiful. Thanks for the great customer service.' Jo, New Zealand: 21/12/15 - Received via email.
@AnimalGiftIdeas just recived our thing we order and very pleased with them more people should shop with you as your prices are good to— ben moore (@25benmoore) December 19, 2015
@AnimalGiftIdeas lovely dog brooch arrived yesterday - great quality & service ☺ TY— Kathy Spall (@kfsoriginals) December 19, 2015
'Just wanted to say what excellent service. Ordered on 16th & delivered today, 2 days later - 2nd class small package service at that. The Rooster brooch is lovely too. Thank you.' Carole, Lincs: 18/12/15 - Received via email.
'Many thanks - Beanie is super as is the Vizzie (Vizsla)!' Catherine, Scotland: 17/12/15 - Received via Thank You card.
@AnimalGiftIdeas Thank you so much for the great customer service and quick delivery of the xmas gifts I ordered, very very impressed :-)— K9 Cages (@K9Cages) December 15, 2015
'Just to let you know that the Camel brooch arrived this morning. It is perfect and just what I wanted. Also very well made. Thank you.' Phoebe, Renfrewshire: 5/12/15 - Received via Thank You Card.
'Perfect thanks very much, greatly appreciated. Lovely items and superb quality.' Paul, Oxon: 20/11/15 - Received via DM, Twitter.
'Thanks, order arrived Monday, great service.' Darren, Tyne & Wear: 19/11/15.
'Just a quick email to say the Horse pen and Shetland pony fridge magnet have arrived safe and well. They are both birthday gifts for a friend who loves horses, and I know she will be thrilled upon receiving them.' Bob, Powys: 18/11/15.
'Thank you for your email. Everything from the website, ease of ordering, customer service, packing and swift delivery was excellent. I will certainly order from you again.' Teresa, North Yorks: 31/10/15.
'Yes I am very happy with my order, I have two collies and I collect sheep objects so they are perfect!! The cow socks are a gift.' Ann, Hants: 30/10/15.
'I loved our GSD and Spaniel car air fresheners, a definite must for any dog owner! They smell gorgeous. The Spaniel keyring and Cockapoo socks are going to make amazing Christmas gifts. I’m so delighted. Really high quality and unique gifts, plus prompt friendly service. Will definitely be ordering again. Many thanks!!' Maria, PayrollsUK.com Eldersfield, Gloucester: 29/10/15.
'Yes, thank you, great quick delivery. My daughter will love them.' Laura, Herts: 27/10/15.
@AnimalGiftIdeas lovely goodies arriving fast this wk. Thank you so much. Very happy with the quality of everything ☺☺☺— George Paws (@PawsGeorge) October 16, 2015
'Thoroughly pleased with everything received and thank you for a prompt service. ' Chris, Lancs: 2/10/15.
'Hi, the parcels have arrived , great thanks x' Sharon, West Midlands: 29/9/15.
George Paws (@PawsGeorge) September 27, 2015
— P (@MancRockChick) September 25, 2015
'Special thank you 2 @AnimalGiftIdeas 4 sending out some gifts from your store! The recipients were delighted 2 say the least. Super fast P&P.' Amber, Berks: 16/9/15 Received via Twitter @AmberContact - A3 Pet Sitting UK.
'Just received my JRT and Corgi key rings. Absolutely fantastic, well pleased with them. Will be back for some more for Christmas pressies. Excellent value and superb customer service. Highly recommend.' Ceri, Milford: 8/9/15 - Received via Facebook.
'Just returned from holiday and opened my delivery and wanted to say thank you as they are great I love them all.' Susan, Hants: 4/9/15.
'Thank you for your E-Mail. Yes we have indeed received our cushions, which are splendid. They are excellent quality and very well made, thank you for your service.' John, Humberside: 2/9/15.
'I already wanted to write you about how happy I am with the order and most of all with your great service! Thank you so much! I'm sure it won't take long until my next order. Have a nice week! Best regards' Amelie, Bavaria, GERMANY: 1/9/15.
'(#Salmon) pin has just arrived! Thank you...absolutely over the moon! Perfect!!' Amanda, Dorset: 26/8/15: Received via Twitter @mandawheeldon
'Thank you for your message. Unfortunately I am not on Facebook or Twitter so I will not be able to sing your praises there!! But I just wanted to let you know I am 100% thrilled with my purchase and your service. I will definitely be revisiting your site very soon.'Lynda, Shrewsbury: 22/8/15.
' Oh My!! Look what arrived in the post today! Absolutely beautiful brooches from @AnimalGiftIdeas' 2nd tweet: '@AnimalGiftIdeas My pleasure! They are so wonderful. Can't tell you how pleased I am with their quality!! ' Amber, Berks: 20/8/15 Received via Twitter @AmberContact - A3 Pet Sitting UK.
'Thank you for the (Hungarian Vizsla) pin it is lovely and will go well on the wedding cake. Thanks again.' Isabel, Glasgow: 16/8/15.
'Thank you, I received my items and I was very pleased with them they were lovely and ideal for presents for my friends. Service as always was great and I will recommend your site to my friends. Thank you look forward to shopping with you again soon.' Ros, Surrey: 15/8/15.
'Thank you Clive, both items received – great service. Absolutely love the cushion – makes us smile!!' Sam, Hampshire: 10/8/15.
'Many thanks to Animal Gift Ideas for the fantastic pawprint keyring. It feels & looks much more expensive than it cost! Top quality at a fraction of the price! Superb, quick and friendly service. Would highly recommend. I know where I will be doing my Xmas shopping this year!' Chris, Oliver's Dog Boarding in Cornwall, Liskeard: 7/8/15.
'Thanks to @AnimalGiftIdeas for the fab #boxer car smelly!!!' Chloe Mortimer, Smart Heat Bathrooms, Accrington, Lancs: 6/8/15 - Received by Twitter @smartheatbath
'It was a present for my daughter and she was delighted with it. (Jack Russell - Love Me, Love My Dog cushion). Thank you so much.' Sacha, Hill House Nurseries, Torquay: 28/7/15.
'My pewter key ring is really great and really good value, look forward to shopping with you again.' Ros, Surrey: 26/7/15.
'Delighted with the craftsman-ship of the tapestry work on the cushion.' Pauline, Kent: 22/7/15.
'Just a quick email to say that the eagle has landed or should I say the two running horse pins. They are beautifully made and look first class great value for money I would certainly recommend them, to any one who is a horse lover.' Bob, Powys: 1/7/15.
'Thank you for your mail, I have been on leave hence the late reply. I received my order in good time, it was to go with other small gifts for someone that was leaving. Thank you for a good service.' Maddi, Essex: 22/6/15.
'Many thanks for your confirmation and invoice. The items were here on my return, most impressive.' K.S, Suffolk: 15/6/15.
'Faultless service, excellent customer care, great product range, good quality and realistic prices. Brought a Setter brooch for my mum who loved it. Definitely coming back for more doggie gifts, next time for me! Thank you.' Claire, Oxon: 9/6/15.
'I was delighted with the order. I received it on Saturday. I would not hesitate to use your company in the future when choosing gifts.' Valerie, West Midlands: 28/5/15.
'Hi it has arrived today. Daughter is very pleased! It (Pug brooch pin) really is lovely. Great service and fast delivery. Many thanks Sarah :)' Sarah, Somerset: 20/5/15.
'The print arrived in perfect condition. My wife will be very pleased with it on her 70th birthday.' Derek, Glocs: 29/4/15.
'@AnimalGiftIdeas the socks came! I love them. I love my #rotties #Rottweiler #rottielove thank you so much.' Fiona, Lancs: 28/4/15. Comments received via Twitter: @fionasdogs. Also:
'Gorgeous throw from @AnimalGiftIdeas thank you so much. Fabulous service, as always #rotties #rottweiler #rottielove'. Fiona, Lancs: 23/4/15. Comments received via Twitter: @fionasdogs.
'The mugs have arrived on Tuesday, very much in time for the Anniversary. My husband was very happy with his birthday gift, he uses the mugs all day! I want to thank you for your quick service, we are both very happy about it!' Linda, Netherlands: 16/4/15.
'Just wanted to drop you a line to say that I was delighted with the brooch, if was a gift for my friend on her birthday and she has been wearing it ever since! Thanks again for this nice product, your prompt postal delivery and your email x' Rebecca, www.scarylittlegirls.co.uk, Cornwall: 9/4/15.
'Hi. Got the socks. All good thanks. Fabulous! ' Fiona, Rossendale Valley, Lancs: 29/3/15.
'I received the (PeopleTolerated, Dogs Welcome) coasters today - really pleased with them! As described and well worth the money! Quick delivery, excellent packaging - all received in one piece! Thank you very much! Would definitely recommend - and will be buying from you again!' Sarah (The Good Vet Guide): 14/3/15 - received via Facebook.
'Just to say a huge thank you for the gorgeous cushion. My son loves it and it looks the image of our dog. The quality is absolutely fantastic! Cannot stop raving about it! Thank you for all your help and excellent customer service.' Beverley, Lancs: 6/3/15.
'I was very pleased with both the service and the high quality product that I ordered from animal gift ideas.' Jane, Dorset: 28/2/15.
'Very happy with the product (embroidered beanie hat) and service your company provided, will be ordering more items in the future and recommend your company to friends.' David, Stirlingshire, Scotland: 26/2/15.
'...My husband loves it (cushion), it has pride of place on the sofa next to the Aga, our Black Lab pup thought it was another Lab to play with !! Thanks again.' Jennifer, Banffshire, Scotland: 17/2/15.
'Thanks for your email. Yes, I safely received my parcel earlier today and thank you for getting it to me so promptly. My daughter will be delighted, I know. The cushion and socks are both lovely. Thanks for your help.' Elizabeth, Lincs: 16/2/15.
'@AnimalGiftIdeas super quick delivery again , five star service ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️' Ruth, Nottingham: 11/2/15.Comments received via Twitter: @Ruth_Smith67.
'Many thanks, amazing item, love my Cavalier key ring, would recommend this item and will be buying more from you in the future. All the best.' Juliet Thompson, Aussie Dog Care UK, Romiley, Stockport. aussiedogcare.co.uk: 2/2/15.
'Just to let you know that the Giraffe fridge magnet and the Husky key ring arrived safely this morning and very beautiful they both are, great value for money. Thanks so much again for your very first class service.' Bob, Powys: 17/1/15.
'The pin/brooch is a birthday gift for a relative who owns a Schnauzer. I’m sure she will be delighted with it. To be honest, it is far nicer than I was expecting!' Mrs E.W, Suffolk: 9/1/15.
'Shout out also to @AnimalGiftIdeas Clive, wonderful quality products, great customer service, efficient tracking delivery service!!!!!!' Pauline, Essex - 8.1.2015. Comments received via Twitter: @ppbrady.
'YIPPEE! THANK YOU CLIVE! My landlords will love this! Kathy, Germany: 6/1/15
Very fast delivery and excellent customer service, she loved the doormat :) Was the perfect gift and our two Chihuahua's look soo damn cute sitting on it waiting for walkies :) Pen was beautiful too, a huge thank you.' Russ, Mangley Jewellery, Colchester: 27/12/14.
'The replacement socks arrived in time, thank you very much for your help. I’m especially impressed that you tried to telephone me on a Sunday to resolve this. That is excellent customer service.' Mike, Aberdeen: 26/12/14.
'Absolutely brilliant thank you, the package arrived ahead of schedule. I will be a returning customer in the future, thanks again!' Andrew, Greater Manchester: 15/12/14.
'The 2 Pheasant items arrived today. Thanks again and maybe until another time.' Dirk, BELGIUM: 15/12/14.
'Thank you for your prompt delivery. We are very happy with the socks (for our cow-mad grand-daughter).' Stephen, London: 12/12/14.
'Thank you Clive, the mug is beautiful and I know the recipient will love it!' Kerry, The Warwickshire Outsourcing Centre: 12/12/14.
'Yes, I am very happy with my purchases and have your site on my "favourites". Thank you for your prompt service and quality items.' Elizabeth, Portadown, Northern Ireland: 11/12/14.
'Just to let you know that I was very satisfied with the service you provided and the mug was the idea gift for a male relative who has everything! Thank you ' Wendy, Staffordshire: 11/12/14.
'Dear Animal Gift Ideas, I would just like to thank and commend you for the excellent customer service provided today during my transaction. It was truly well received and made me glad this business holds the consumer in such high esteem. It makes a welcome change!' Alex, Suffolk: 1/12/14.
'Hi, I bought a Donkey cushion from you and it arrived yesterday. I wanted to say thank you for your quick service and such a great product - it was even better than expected and will be the perfect Christmas present for my sister. Thank you so much, will shop here again.' Vicky, North Yorks: 28/11/14.
'Pens have arrived packed well, they were bought for my husband & daughter as stocking fillers for Christmas. Thanks for the email.' Mrs C, Lancs: 27/11/14.
' @AnimalGiftIdeas Very pleased with the Staffie brooches we recently ordered from you, quick delivery and good quality - thank you Clive :-) ' Maria, www. lostinfinistere.com, Surrey & Brittany 27/11/14. Comments received via Twitter: @TyHirFinistere
'Thanks for your communications much appreciated. Really pleased with the cushion it’s lovely.' Alyson, www.figleaves.com, Herts: 25/11/14.
'Just took receipt of my order. Thank you again for another easy and hassle free transaction. I love the quality of the Deer throw and the uniqueness of the doormat. Will definitely recommend your company to others!' Miriam, Tyne & Wear: 12/11/14 - Repeat order.
'Yes we have it, and a lovely cushion it is as well! You always have a few reservations when you buy blind from the Internet at times, but your company with its regular communication and professionalism has proven to be excellent. We wouldn't hesitate to use you again or recommend to friends. Thank you ' Miriam, Tyne & Wear: 6/11/14.
'@AnimalGiftIdeas Love my cushion it's stunning :)' Kierstien, Bon Appetit Vintage Cafe, Pontypool: 5/11/14. Comments received via Twitter: @bon_ks
'Look what just arrived from @AnimalGiftIdeas. She's beautiful, thanks Clive... @AnimalGiftIdeas so pleased with it, will give it to him today, can't wait for Christmas!' Jackie, Gloucester: 3/11/14 - comments received via Twitter: @lilactomato.
Hi Guys, this lovely cushion cover has arrived. Much appreciated!' Jill, Australia: 2/11/14 - Due to cost of postage we just send cushion covers to Australia.
' Very happy with recent order. Excellent service. Will be doing more Christmas shopping with you soon.' Julie, Cardiff: 17/10/14.
'Thank you for the beautiful cups and great support! I'll definately put a recommending word out for you guys.' Niklas, Sweden: 17/10/14.
'Thank you for your enquiry. Yes, I am pleased with the cushion, and will recommend your site to anyone I know looking for similar!' Mary, Notts: 10/10/14.
'Thank you, very happy indeed with the cushion and I get a lot of pleasure looking at it. Excellent service thank you and your follow up is very refreshing. I shall certainly recommend you to friends.' Jenny, Surrey: 10/10/14.
'The recipient of the Parrot gift items was most pleased, thanks for a great service.' Tony, Isle of Skye: 8/10/14.
'Thank you so much for all your kind help! Both packages arrived yesterday so I will be able to give them to my friend for her birthday today! I will look forward to using you again in the future.' Sophie, Norfolk: 27/9/14.
'The beanie is lovely! I'm sure Mum will love it! Thank you very much for going the extra mile with your service! Thanks again,' Germaine, Herefordshire: 12/9/14.
'I have to say I am delighted with my purchase of the Deer Draught Excluder. The quality of the product, fabric, colours and finish is of a very good standard. I would certainly buy from you again. The product was well packed and delivery was quick. What more could a customer ask for! ' Jane, Essex: 4/9/14.
'Hi Clive Yes I am very happy with my Border Collie keyring thank you. The service was was very quick and efficient.' Kirsty, Herts: 4/9/14.
'Thanks so much Clive, cushions and bag absolutely gorgeous. Will certainly order some more soon. Appreciate your kind attention. Best regards' Pauline, Essex: 2/9/14.
'I received the order on Monday. Thank you very much. The socks are perfect! Many thanks' Steph, Kent: 21/8/14.
'All arrived safely, very happy with them!!! :-)' Bonnie, Ayrshire: 20/8/14 - she ordered Stag Cushions.
'The cushion has arrived safely and I am very pleased with it. It looks just like our Siamese cat who lived to 19yrs. It now sits on his chair. Thanks' Mrs H, West Sussex: 19/8/14.
'Keyrings (with paw charms) arrived today, absolutely amazing! Thank you very much.' Jacqui, Fife: 28/7/14.
'The brooches arrived on Saturday morning, they are beautiful. They will make wonderful prizes. Thank you once again.' Yvonne, Leeds: 28/7/14 - UK German Shepherd Rescue - www.uk-gsr.co.uk
'I was exceedingly happy with your service and I won't hesitate to come back to you again. Many thanks.' Caroline, Paris, France: 23/7/14.
'Thanks for your email. I am loving my new cushion thanks for asking and for the speedy delivery. I’m sure that I will be visiting your website again soon.' Kirstin, Surrey: 21/7/14.
'Many thanks for your email. The doormat is in situ and looks fab. Great service.' Anita, Yorks: 18/7/14.
'Good evening Clive / Good morning to you. Just to let you know that the cushion cover has arrived safe and well. Thank you for all your help and the distribution of same. I am quite sure the recipient will be delighted.' Patricia, New South Wales, Australia: 2/7/14.