23 Holiday Gifts Perfect for Spoiling the Dogs and Dog Lovers in Your Life
Adorable graphic tees, no-pull leashes, and hilarious interactive games are just a few of them.
Many of us consider dogs a member of the family and spoil them with gadgets, treats, and toys. If you’re a dog parent yourself or obsess over a friend’s dog, it’s almost impossible to pass up fun accessories or a cute knit toy. We made a list of our favorite items for the pups themselves including human-like clothing, luxurious sofa beds, and treat-tossing dog cameras. And if you’re looking for the best gifts for dog lovers, we’ve rounded up products like adorable graphic tees and all-natural soy candles.
Here are some of the best gifts for dog lovers (scroll down to see even more!).
- Best Dog Bowl: Yeti Boomer Dog Bowl
- Best for Dog Toy Storage: Harry Barker Cotton Rope Toy Storage Bin
- Best Dog Toy: ZippyPaws Hide & Seek Plush Toy
- Best Dog Apparel: Reddy Best Friend Ever Dog Hoodie
- Best Dog Bed: FurHaven Sofa-Style Bed
- Best Dog Accessory: rabbitgoo Dog Harness
- Best Dog Leash for Walks: Logical Leather Dog Leash
- Best Dog Shampoo: CHI for Dogs Oatmeal Shampoo
Whether for an upcoming birthday, holiday, or adoptiversary, pamper your pup with any of these gifts.
Hide & Seek Plush Toy
Many dogs have an infatuation with squirrels, chipmunks, and pretty much any little creature that scampers across your lawn. Keep them distracted from chasing rodents with this hide and seek toy—more than 2,800 customers give it a five-star rating.
Rope Storage Bin For Toys
YETI Dog Bowl
Frisco Basic Dog Shirt
Sometimes, simpler is better. Frisco’s basic cotton dog tee is a functional and breathable option that can fit into any poochie's style. It’s made without sleeves to ensure your dog can move around comfortably without getting their paws caught in material, and it’s cut above the belly so potty time can go mess-free.
Someone who naps four to five times a day deserves a quality sleeping spot, don’t you think? Treat your furry best friend to a sofa-style bed for ultimate comfort. This luxurious model features a medical-grade foam core and microgel beads to keep the cushion cool.
Soft Dog Harness
You can keep your pup safe and secure on walks without any discomfort using this best-selling harness. It’s made with a soft chest attachment that won’t yank your dog, even when they’re pulling ahead or getting antsy. The overhead shape makes for easy changing, and four adjustable straps allow for a customizable and personalized fit.
Hit the streets in style with this six-foot leash, handcrafted from a single piece of full-grain leather. It's a practical and good-looking gift dog lovers can get a lot of mileage out of, and the best part is, it comes in 11 different colors—so you can designate a different color for every pup in the house, or choose a hue that'll coordinate with your pet's favorite collar.
Keeping your dogs skin and fur healthy is essential for their overall wellbeing. So when it comes to giving your pooch a bath at home, it’s important to use the best products possible. This shampoo is formulated to cleanse, moisturize, and nourish your dog’s skin and coat and restore its healthy luster.
Foldable Dog Crate/Carrier
Paw Print Flannel Throw Blanket
Just a warning but you’re probably going to want to buy two of these faux fur blankets because they’re that cozy. This 50 x 60-inch throw has an adorable paw print design that dog lovers will adore, plus it's lined with a super soft sherpa material that’s perfect for cuddling underneath.
Dog Mom Graphic Tee
On the hunt for the best dog mom gift? Look no further because this soft and cozy graphic tee is sure to be a hit for any “dog mom” you know. The dainty cursive lettering adds a feminine flair to the white tee, and the neutral color allows for it to be worn with anything in the closet.
Cotton Best Friend Hoodie
Some dog clothing can be pretty cheesy with too many frills, ruffles, and sequins, but not this cotton hoodie. The Petco best-seller is made with the same comfy fleece material that we humans love, and will surely keep any pup feeling warm and toasty.
Treat-tossing dog cameras are among the hottest gadgets for pet parents; they let you check on your dog via your phone and reward them with a treat while you’re out of the house. While this is definitely more of a splurge, it makes a great group gift. The Furbo has a 1080 pixel HD camera, audio capability, and can sync up with your Alexa. It will also alert you if your dog is barking a lot so you can make sure they’re OK.
Dog Poop Bags
These dog waste bags are durable but more importantly, they’re compostable. Made of corn-based plastic, they’ll break down in your backyard compost bin. Though some biodegradable bags have a reputation for being flimsy and easy to puncture, reviewers say these are strong and thick.
Specifically designed to get rid of pet odor, the One Fur All candles combat those tough, hard-to-get-rid-of odors. The non-toxic candles are made with all-natural soy, odor neutralizers, and essential oils that gently fill a home with clean, non-perfumey scents. The large candles can burn for up to 70 hours, according to the brand, and come in seasonal and classic smells.
Keep even the most athletic and enthusiastic dogs occupied while they try to conquer this durable natural latex rubber toy. Designed to dispense small treats as your dog plays, the Gnwat-a-Rock's faceted surface massages their teeth and gums to help promote a healthy mouth.
Dog DNA Test
Discover even more about your dog by understanding their DNA. Simple to use at home, you can learn more about their behavior, appearance, and health needs by testing for their breed. Simply collect your dog's DNA with a provided cheek swab and send it in.
Coat Cleansing Spray
Dental hygiene is essential for all doggies, and now there’s a fun way to keep your pup's teeth clean. Arm & Hammer designed a rubber toy with edges and grooves to help clean plaque as your pup plays. It’s also infused with baking soda to help freshen breath.
Travel Water Bowl
One of the best parts of having a dog is going on adventures with them, and this 12-ounce travel water bottle is an easy way to keep your dog hydrated on outings. To use, fill it up as you would a normal bottle, and then give your dog water using the removable bowl.
Dog Snack Puzzle
This puzzle tests your dog’s ability to detect a scent and determine the source. As your pup scratches at different pieces, they’ll move to reveal what’s underneath. The fun activity can help your dog relieve stress and build problem-solving skills. Not to mention, it’ll be hilarious to watch.
Just as we humans encounter dry, cracked skin in cooler weather, your pet's paws also need a winter care regimen—especially if they regularly step through salt and snow and haven't warmed up to wearing boots! Use your fingers to gently rub this wax onto your dog's paw pads to help them stay soft and smooth. It's made from a non-toxic, non-allergenic, non-staining formula, so it's safe to use (even if some of it gets licked off).
Elevate your dog’s dining area with this functional (and affordable) placemat. Made with raised borders ideal for keeping your floors clean, this food and water mat won’t slip and is easy to wipe up after each meal. Choose from eight colors, including basic black and bright pink.