The Best Gifts For Dog Lovers

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Finding holiday gifts for everyone in your life is a process — especially since the goal is to get them something they’ll actually like.

But if you’re shopping for a dog parent, rest assured they’ll like anything you get them if it’s dog-themed.

We’ve rounded up some of the best gifts for dog lovers to help get your holiday shopping started. From personalized bags and custom wall art, to phone cases and a gorgeous coffee table book, these gifts are perfect for the dog parent in your life (we may be picking up a few of these for ourselves, too!).

17 gifts for dog lovers

Home decor

For the abstract-art-loving pet parent: Animalist Art “Create Your Poster”

This custom poster is super unique and perfect for dog lovers, especially if they like minimalist and abstract art. Plus, it’s super customizable; you can choose from a line drawing or a silhouette. And basically every breed of dog is available, so you’ll definitely be able to find one to match your friend’s pup (or just her favorite type of dog). You can even add a dog’s name to the bottom for that extra touch of personalization.

A cute design and relatable statement: Mud Pie Embroidered "Today's Agenda" Tea Towel

Add an extra pop of color to their kitchen or bathroom with this adorable tea towel from Mud Pie. We love the blue tassels, and the “Today’s Agenda” statement is all too relatable for dog parents!

Put their best friend on the wall: RiverryStudio Custom Pet Portrait

This custom pet portrait will look just like your friend’s dog. Just send in a photo, and RiverryStudio will create a hand-painted watercolor portrait of your dog. Their work is incredible! You can get it personalized with the dog’s name, too, for that extra-special touch.

Toy storage, just for him: Bone Dry Striped Paw Patch Bin

The dog parents in your life will really appreciate this gift — it’s so useful for storing dog supplies. The bin comes in multiple colors to match any decor and is collapsible, so it can be put away when it’s not being used.

For the rescue dog parent: “The Best Things In Life Are Rescued” Decorative Pillow Cover Case

Isn’t that the truth? Any rescue dog parent will appreciate the sentiment here, and it will look great in their living room, too. Note: To complete the gift, you may want to buy this pillow insert, too.

Clothing and accessories

An exclusive Paw of Approval rec: The Pet Portrait Luncher

This personalized lunchbox received The Dodo’s Paw of Approval because it’s so adorable that it can be used as a purse. Send in a picture of your friend’s dog to get the pup’s picture hand-painted on the vegan leather bag that has two handles (a top handle and a crossbody strap) so it can be worn multiple ways. It has inside and outside pockets, and the inside is insulated to keep food fresh.

The best kind of jewelry: Pet Friends Dog Mom Pendant Necklace

Your friend can let everyone know that she’s a dog mom with this necklace. The pendant and chain are silvertone plated and will match any outfit, and it has a lobster claw clasp. 

For the cutest dog couple out there: Dog Dad and Mom Hat

These hats are perfect for dog dads and moms. They’re made of 100 percent cotton, come in multiple colors and each has an adjustable closure in the back — perfect for the afternoon dog walk!

They can wear their BFF on their feet now: Custom Pet Socks

These custom pet socks earned The Dodo’s Paw of Approval for being so cute. Just send in a picture of your friend’s dog to get her face on the socks, and you can choose from lots of designs, including Christmas and Hanukkah styles.

Cute and custom BFF fashion: Custom Embroidered Pet Sweatshirt

He already has their heart, so why not put him there permanently when you gift one of these adorable custom embroidered sweatshirts? Choose from a variety of colors, and you’ll even have the ability to include all their pets if they have more than one! 


A health report around his neck: Whistle Switch GPS + Health + Fitness - Smart Dog Collar

With the Whistle Switch dog collar, you can track changes in eating and drinking habits, which could indicate health issues like diabetes and a UTI, or increased scratching, indicating a possible skin infection or allergies — and that’s just to name a few. The collar also offers location tracking, too. Basically, it’s an all-in-one monitor of a dog’s health and wellness.

A fun way to store your AirPods: Dog Faces AirPod case

People are always looking for their AirPods, so this case with an attached clip is so useful to keep track of them. It has cute dog faces on it and comes in multiple colors. You can get an AirPod Pro version, too.

Now he can come everywhere: Custom Pet Portrait Phone Case

Any dog lover will be obsessed with this personalized phone case. The silicone case has a picture of your dog’s face on it and you can choose from multiple types and sizes of phones.

He’ll light up the night: Nite IZE SpotLit LED Collar Light

Perfect for the pup who enjoys an evening walk! These light collars will help his dog parent keep track of him, so it’s not just a fun accessory. We like that you can choose from a variety of colors, too.

This toy plays fetch for you: iFetch Mini Automatic Ball Launcher Dog Toy

Need a break from playing fetch? This ball launcher toy does the work for you! The toy includes three small tennis balls, so it’s ideal for small- to medium-sized dogs looking to stretch their legs. The ball can launch three distances, which you control — 10, 20 or 30 feet away!


Our personal favorite: Walmart Pet Lovers’ Box with The Dodo

Give your dog-parent friend a gift that their pup will love, too — a themed box from The Dodo that’s filled with fun treats and toys (and a cute bandana, too)! We have a great time putting together these boxes. Purchase one or sign up for monthly boxes delivered straight to their door. 

The best coffee table book ever: The Dogist: Photographic Encounters with 1,000 Dogs

This is the ultimate dog lover’s book. It’s basically just tons of pictures of cute dogs. You can also get the puppy version.

Here’s to the best kind of holiday shopping there is!

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