11 Gifts for Dog Lovers

Dog playing with a toy
Dog playing with a toy - a rubber hamburger

You have that friend who LOVES their fur-baby so much that you would never buy anything other than dog-lover gifts for them. They are the ones who take their dog with them everywhere they go, the ones who have clothes for every season for their pup (many of them matching an outfit of their own). Gifts for dog lovers – sometimes it can be hard to find the perfect item!

Gift for dog lovers

Whether your friend is an adult who enjoys a glass of wine or a kid who loves playing games, you can find them a fun gift that celebrates them and their dog! Check out some of these fun and unique gifts for dog lovers.

Gifts for Pint-Size Dog Lovers  

Gifts for Pint-Size Dog Lovers

Dalmatian Vet Kit.

This adorable toy is a fun way for kids to learn about being a veterinarian through play. This fifteen piece toy has a carrying case, a plush dog with a crate, and all the utensils you need to care for a sick or injured pup in your care. Get your fun vet kit here. 

Also, it’s made by a family-owned company, so you can be confident in the quality of the toy you are getting. You know you are getting a fun gift for your pint-size dog lover.

Dalmatian Vet Kit

Dog Academy

 Amazing – 51 pieces! The Playthings Dog Academy includes everything you need to train, groom, exercise, award, and clean up after all your toy pups.

It even includes a variety of toy dogs including German Shepherds, Corgis, and Labrador Retrievers. Hours of fun running your dogs through their paces makes this a perfect lounging gift for your dog loving friends. If dog training sounds like fun, pick it up here.  

Dog Academy

Lifelike Stuffed Dog

Oh My! The stuffed dog is realistic and large, sitting at over two feet tall! It is handcrafted with care by Melissa and Doug, a well-known brand with an excellent reputation.

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Everyone in the house will have fun interacting with this lifelike Golden Retriever. There are other dogs as well; Siberian Husky, Dalmatian, Collie, Border Collie, and of course a Black Lab. Pick up your pup here.  

Lifelike Stuffed DogLifelike Stuffed Dog

Kids Seat Belt Car Travel Pillow and Plush Toy.

A unique and fun pup that comes in a variety of colors and styles makes traveling with young children a breeze! The seat belt has a designated flap to hold it in place against the plush, so your children’s heads have a place to rest instead of flopping around after they have fallen asleep.

A cool little surprise with this adorable plush is that it even includes a secret storage space for snacks, toys, drinks, or whatever else that your pup-loving kid needed on the car trip.

While this plush is great for road trips, it can also be useful on the plane, train, or bus rides! I almost wish I had a secret compartment for snacks or other treasures on my seat belt. Click here to get your travel pillow.  

Gifts For the Dog-Loving Gardener 

Gifts For the Dog-Loving Gardener 

Solar Garden Art Flower Pot Dog

What a beautiful, creative and durable animal! My favorite yard pup is constructed from metal. It’s very sturdy and can hold a variety of potted plants. It is beautifully designed to compliment any garden. And no digging or pooping to clean up after!

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The adorable figure would make an excellent gift for the gardener who loves dogs, too. Standing just over a foot tall, it will not distract from the rest of the garden, and it does not require any conventional energy consumption. It will even work on rainy days. Check out the solar dog here.

Decorative Dog Statue

Decorative Dog Statue

Beautifully designed with brilliant reds, this Metal Decorative Dog Statue is simply radiant! It is 100% iron so it will last as long as you could need it. The bright colors will fit in with any kid decor you might have around, as well. This piece would be a great indoor or outdoor gift for your favorite dog loving friend. Your statue can be found here. 

Solar Paw Prints

Solar Paw Prints 

Fun!  These will add light to your yard in a fun, whimsical way that any dog lover would appreciate! Visualize a trail of paw prints leading to your door, or any part of your yard.

Each set comes with four paw prints, and each paw print is about the size of a Labrador Retriever. These are easy to install and work every night after recharging in the sun all day-you never need a plug or batteries! These weatherproof solar paw prints are the perfect accessory to any yard a dog calls home. To add these to your garden or walkway, click here.

 Just a few more Gifts for Dog Lovers 

Pet Lover Dish Towel

Pet Lover Dish Towel

A 100% cotton Pet Lover Dish Towel set includes three uniquely designed towels that measure 18×28 inches so you can be sure they will get the job done. They are machine washable and very durable so that you will get lots of use out of them. They are ultra-absorbent and low-lint. These towels make great gifts for any dog lover in your life. Pick them up here.

Dogs and Wine Make Life Better Wine Glass

Dogs and Wine Make Life Better Wine Glass.

Who doesn’t like a fun 17-ounce wine glass? This gift for your dog lover acknowledges your dog and wine loving friend with every sip! The glass is made in the United States, as well. What better way to wind down at the end of the day than with your dog and wine in a dog themed wine glass! Click here.

Dog is Good Tote

Dog is Good Tote.

The creative cotton bag with a canvas-like feel is durable, fully lined and has an interior zippered pocket. It is the perfect size at 16X16 inches and has a convenient shoulder strap.

These useful bags have fun sayings like, “I like big mutts, and I cannot lie,” and , “dog is zen,” or sentimental sayings like, “a dog can change the way you see the world,” and, “loyalty, bravery, freedom” you are sure to find the perfect tote as a gift for any dog lover. Show off your sentiments by clicking here.



What a fun twist on the classic game. Dog-opoly is based on our loyal companions with real estate determined by dog breed size. Each deed you purchase gives you interesting and fun facts about the breed. If you are short on time, there is a one-hour version, as well. Enjoy this game with 2-6 players and of course, your furry friends. This is a perfect gift for dog lovers of all ages.  Check it out here.

Whatever your friends or their kids like and whatever kind of dog they have, there is something on this list for every pup-lover. Who wouldn’t want to pass an evening playing Dog-opoly while drinking wine from a dog themed wine glass with friends who followed a glowing trail of paw prints to their front door? Check out these links for the perfect gift for any dog lover in your life.

Heart & Dog

By Susan McCahan

"Of all the paths you take in life make sure a few of them are dirt." ~ John Muir, Father of the National Parks

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