The Best Gifts for Dog Lovers in 2022
- The Best Gifts for Dog Lovers
- 1. PureClean Robotic Vacuum Cleaner
- 2. Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog Bed
- 3. 51 Puppy Tricks By Kyra Sundance and Jadie
- 4. Frisco Nylon Tape Reflective Retractable Dog Leash
- 5. Furbo Dog Camera
- 6. Chewy eGift Card
- 7. Whistle Go Explore Dog GPS Tracker
- 8. Wisdom Panel Essential Dog DNA Test
- 9. iFetch Interactive Ball Launcher for Dogs
- 10. Pearhead Pawprints Dog Wall Frame and Impression Kit
- 11. Outward Hound DayPak for Dogs
- 12. Bone Dry Bone-Shaped Hyacinth Storage Basket
- 13. Arf Pets Automatic Pet Food Dispenser
- 14. Enesco Stoneware Mug
- 15. Jeasona Women’s Cute Dogs Socks
- 16. C&M Personal Gifts Wine Glass
- 17. DII Dish Towels for Dog Lovers
- 18. Oascuver Adjustable Dog Mom Hat
- 19. Brooke & Jess Designs Tumbler for Dog Lovers
- 20. Snoozies Dachshund Women’s Slippers
When it comes to gift buying, it can sometimes be more of a challenge than a pleasure, especially if you are buying for the person who seems to have everything. But if you are looking for gift ideas for a dog lover, then you have a head start, as all you need to do is focus on the one thing that sets them apart. And it has four legs, a wet nose and a waggy tail.
Putting their much-loved dog to the fore of your gift hunting will reveal a whole host of gifts you never knew they needed. From gifts they can enjoy with their precious pooch, to dog themed gifts that remind them of their important role as a doggy mom or dad, a canine-themed present will bring a huge smile to their faces. So, if you have someone you need to buy a present for and they happen to be the parent of a fur-baby, PetSide is here to help, with our ultimate list of best gifts for dog lovers.
The Best Gifts for Dog Lovers
1. PureClean Robotic Vacuum Cleaner
Comes with remote control
Can also be controlled via an app
Works on hardwood, marble, hard carpet, and tile floors
Bagless removable dust bin
Built-in rechargeable battery
You can make any dog lover’s life so much easier with a robotic vacuum cleaner capable of picking up debris, dirt, dust, and of course – dog hair! Not all vacuum cleaners are capable of picking up the hair your fur friend often leaves behind but this clever invention is made especially for it. Using an under-brush and squeegee, this vacuum successfully scrapes up stubborn dirt and fur and its internal gyroscope will ensure that different routes are taken to optimize cleaning. Compatible with Android, Apple iOS, and Amazon Alexa you can control this using your phone or the handy wireless remote that comes with the product. Using any of these features, you can set scheduled cleaning times and route patterns as well as check its performance and battery levels.
2. Best Friends by Sheri The Original Calming Donut Dog Bed
Machine washable and dryer-safe (medium, large, & XXL have removable washable covers)
Great for dogs with joint problems
Also purrfect for cats
Available in different sizes
Available in different colors
We can only aspire to be as comfortable as the dogs pictured in the Original Calming Donut Bed. Its faux shag fur material is made to keep pooch’s especially calm, cozy, and warm during the colder months which makes it the perfect gift for pet owners this holiday season. This luxury dog bed has an insulating layer that helps to hold heat, keeping the pooch warmer for longer, and even provides comfort and support for dogs with joint and muscle problems. Each option available is made with reliable materials to match any homes’ decor. They also include a water and dirt-resistant bottom, which means that any messes made by pups who may be suffering from separation anxiety, will not reach and ruin floors or carpets. To add, they are machine washable – just make sure to follow the instructions precisely to maintain the soft and fluffy feel!
3. 51 Puppy Tricks By Kyra Sundance and Jadie
Step-by-step instructions to teach your pup
Easy to use guide with images
Positive methods to help owners bond with their pup
For puppies aged 0-2
51 Puppy tricks is a definitive way for owners to feel the puppy love sooner with tips, tricks, and challenges. If your loved one has recently got themselves a new furry friend, this book will be a great gift to help them understand and train their new companion. Written by world-acclaimed stunt dog show performer Kyra Sundance, this easy-to-use guide will bestow great mental stimulation for your friend’s dog. Through positive reinforcement, owners will be able to teach their new pups essential skills and good behaviors. It also has useful troubleshooting ideas in case of, particularly tough challenges.
4. Frisco Nylon Tape Reflective Retractable Dog Leash
Available in pink, red, black, and blue
Available in different sizes
Smooth breaking system
Durable and comfortable grip
Regardless of the size or breed, the Frisco retractable dog leash is great for dog parents who may not be too confident when walking their beloved pup. Frisco offers a sturdy and durable leash in different sizes ranging from extra small, small, medium, and large. According to Chewy’s description, each leash is ideal for dogs of a certain weight too, clearing up any doubt you may have when picking a size. For those pet parents with dogs that love to pull or maybe get too excited at the sight of another pooch, an easy slidable lock button is reachable with one hand. The handle is also made with a soft grip material and is molded into a comfortable shape which means that straining is reduced and that you’re less likely to drop it if your pup starts to pull a little too hard.
5. Furbo Dog Camera
Livestream dog monitor with the 1080p HD camera
Includes night vision and audio bark alerts
Remote operated dog treats dispenser
Three-step easy step up
If your pet-owning friend is always wondering what their fur-baby is up to when they are not there, then our Best Choice gift for dog lovers will go down a storm. The Furbo is an interactive unit that enables dog owners to remotely watch over their pet and reward them with treats…from afar! With its 1080p full HD camera, you can livestream video monitor your dog via an app on your smartphone. Plus, with night vision built in, you can also keep tabs of your dog at home, even after dark.
But it’s not all about spying on your pooch, even if it’s just to get your doggo fix, as the Furbo also has a barking alert, which will push a notification to your phone when action at home seems to be picking up. Then you just need to pick up your phone and speak directly to your pet and watch as the voice of his favorite human calms him down. And to reward good behavior, you can also virtually toss him a few treats, from the pre-filled treats dispenser inside the body of the Furbo. You do need a little tech savvy to operate the Furbo but it’s easy to learn and there’s a host of fun features, including selfies of your dog, and a daily doggo diary, so you can have a snapshot of your furry friend’s day. A great gift for the dog lover in your life – just be prepared to have to watch the video repeats!
6. Chewy eGift Card
No expiration date
No hidden fees
Different card designs to choose from
Add a lovely message to your gift card
If you’re certain you want to buy a gift for the dog lover in your life but have absolutely no idea what to get them, a gift card is a fail-proof alternative. Chewy offers a variety of adorable card designs and allows you to select an amount you wish to put on it. Most pet owners are always in need of something whether it’s peanut butter dog treats, poop bags, toys, a new bed, or more specific items such as collapsible dog bowls, t-shirts, or a pet camera. Whatever they may need, you can have them covered whatever the occasion!
Don’t forget to check the terms and conditions before you purchase an eGift Card.
7. Whistle Go Explore Dog GPS Tracker
Built-in night light with x3 settings
20-day battery life
Monitors activity levels
Waterproof and durable
The absolute ideal gift for dog owners who need to keep track of their pup’s nutrition and activity levels. Based on their size, age, weight, and breed, pet parents will be able to set healthy goals for their pooch to reach while keeping an eye on their patterns and behaviors that could indicate potential health problems. This fitness and health tracker fits perfectly on any dog collar and has a handy GPS tracker to be able to monitor your dog’s location precisely. Whistle’s Go Explore tracker will also pick up on changes in behavior such as excessive licking, scratching, or changes to their sleep pattern which could help Vets and owners to identify the onset of health conditions. By making full use of a subscription, the Whistle App will also grant you immediate access to a vet via phone, email, or chat to get you the best advice.
8. Wisdom Panel Essential Dog DNA Test
Uncover what breeds are present in your dog’s DNA
Easy to use test
Results estimated around three weeks
Uncover all the mysteries around the heritage of your pup with this top-selling dog DNA test. Accurate results will provide a loving pet parent with information about their pooch’s breed mix to help settle any uncertainties. Not only will you know more about a dog’s ancestry but it will also test for and provide vital details to help dog owners identify potential medical complications. It sounds a little scary – but this gives owners the opportunity to make choices and changes to improve furry friends’ health and well-being. These thorough screenings also highlight sensitivities to particular medications as well as possible medical complications to make treating health issues easier in the future.
9. iFetch Interactive Ball Launcher for Dogs
Three ball automatic launcher
Wide opening for easy ball return
Choice of three launch distances
Ideal for indoor and outdoor use
Our Premium Pick has to be one of the best presents for dog lovers as it gives them quality playtime with their smaller pet. Designed as a dog toy for smaller breeds, the iFetch Interactive Ball Launcher does what it says on the tin and gets your pooch running and coming back for more. It may be at the top end of our best gifts for dog lovers review, but we think it’s worth every penny. What’s not to love about a durable toy that does all the ball throwing for you? Powered by either power cord or c-cell batteries, the iFetch comes with three mini tennis balls and the launch distance can be set to suit your dog and his energies. You’ll need to train them how to use it first, as they need to get used to returning it to the launcher, but they will soon get into the groove of a fun game of fetch. And as a training aid that’s also a load of fun, his humans will also get plenty of entertainment as well as quality time with their pooch, before it’s time for doggo to retire tired and happy to his dog bed. Find out more about dog ball launchers here.
10. Pearhead Pawprints Dog Wall Frame and Impression Kit
Double frame made from solid wood
Fits photos sized 4 x 6 inches
Includes clay kit to make paw prints
Shadow box frame to hold the clay print
If your dog loving friend has recently said goodbye to their best canine bud or they are looking for a fun memento of a pet they still have, then this Keepsake Picture Frame will make a perfect gift. Made from solid wood, you get a hinged double frame, one side for a photo and one side with a shadow box frame. You also get a clay kit, so you can get a paw print of a much-loved pet and set it inside the shadow box. The double frame can also be free-standing, so ideal for the mantlepiece, desk or table. The clay kit is also pretty easy to use, as there’s no need to mix and the whole clay paw print will be dry within 24-48 hours. If your pet is on the smaller side, you will have to press their paw a little harder into the clay to get a clear imprint, but any residue will easily wipe or rinse off. Sized for standard photos of 4 x 6 inches, this is a lovely looking photo frame, that offers something deeply personal and is a wonderful and unique tribute to a much-loved fur baby that has gone over rainbow bridge.
11. Outward Hound DayPak for Dogs
Available in more sizes
Choice of colors: Denver Urban, Crest Stone, and DayPak
Vibrant and reflective colors and accents
Expandable pockets with enough room to hide treats and store essentials
This is the perfect gift for almost any dog owner who loves to take their pup on long walks and hikes. The Outward Hound DayPak has four expandable storage pockets that distribute weight evenly and makes sure your dog is visible at all times with its bright and reflective colors. This handy hiking pack comes in numerous sizes including small/medium, medium, large, and XL, and also has adjustable straps so you can be sure it will fit comfortably on your furry best friend. To make this pack even more comfortable, it is made with a durable and breathable mesh that comes with a D ring so owners can easily attach a leash if necessary.
12. Bone Dry Bone-Shaped Hyacinth Storage Basket
Comes in small, medium, or large
Available in four colors (Dark brown, whitewash, natural, grey wash)
Perfect storage for toys, blankets, leashes, collars, and treats
Made from Polypropylene
Keeping a beloved pet’s belongings in one place can be awkward in a busy household and with the holiday season approaching, friends and loved ones may be compelled to add to their pet’s goodies with more treats, toys, and other gifts. So the pet owner in your life just may thank you profusely for finding a stylish and handy basket to store their pet’s possessions in. These fun bone-shaped storage options are made with strong natural water hyacinth which is weaved around a solid metal frame. The structure of which is long-lasting and resistant to a lot of damage.
13. Arf Pets Automatic Pet Food Dispenser
Customizable portion settings
Schedule meal times
Magnetic lock lid
Battery or outlet operated
Also suitable for cats
This automatic feeder is a great gift for pet owners who want better control of their dog’s portion sizes and meal times. If the dog lover in your life can’t be home at all times the Arf Pets automatic food dispenser has feeding times covered, and as an added bonus, owners can record voice messages of up to 10 seconds that call out to pets to come and get it! Make life easier for a dog-loving friend and their pets by giving them a gift that doesn’t allow overeating by simply scheduling up to four good-sized meals a day and can distribute 1-10 portions per mealtime. The feeding tray is completely dishwasher safe and the overall dispenser can be operated either by battery or electrical wall outlet. Dog owners can also be reassured that the food compartment is paw-proof as the magnetic lock lid prevents pets from cracking it open and helping themselves.
14. Enesco Stoneware Mug
Made from high quality clay stoneware
Dishwasher and microwave safe
Decent 16-ounce capacity
Available in a choice of fun dog lover themes
While we all love our pets and it’s an awesome thing being a dog parent, owning a dog can at times be tiring as well as stressful, and only a hot cup of coffee or tea will do. So why not make that little bit of ‘me time’ extra special for the dog lover in your life, with a fun mug that just says it as it is. This super cute ‘Dog Mom’ mug states the case loud and proud, and made from durable stoneware, also makes for a tasty brew when you need a little break. As one of the best dog mom gifts, this mug is quality too, with no toxic or lead-based materials and designed to be both microwave and dishwasher safe. And, with a decent 16-ounce capacity, there’s plenty of room for a cheeky hot chocolate, with whipped cream and marshmallows if you need a sweet pick up, before getting back to those all-important dog mom chores!
15. Jeasona Women’s Cute Dogs Socks
Four puppy design pack
80% cotton, with acrylic and spandex
Super soft and breathable
Available in free size (women’s 5-8)
Why not put your best foot forward in your search for the best dog lovers’ gifts with these super cute dog socks that mean they can always keep their pet to heel. Made from 80% cotton for cool, comfortable feet, there’s also spandex for that extra little bit of stretch as you walk. But what really stands out in this four pair pack are the dog-breed designs, from the mischievous beagle to the tiny chihuahua. The cartoon dog face is also well placed and will sit just about your heel at the back when you have the socks on. And these are socks you don’t need to keep for best as they work well as your everyday pair, thanks to the soft and breathable fabric. When choosing these socks as a gift for a dog lover, be aware they come in one ‘free’ size, which fits women’s US sizes 5 – 8. The the size of these dog socks run a little small, so can be a bit of a snug fit for larger feet.
16. C&M Personal Gifts Wine Glass
15-ounce etched wine glass
Modern stemless design
Laser engraved for a permanent design
Flat bottomed for stability
Humor is one thing dog owners need, especially when the four-legged love of their life has left a trail of mud in the kitchen. But there’s no denying the joy being a dog parent brings, and this cool stemless wine glass combines the two. Made from quality glass that feels smooth and substantial in your hand, this 15-ounce tumbler style glass just invites you to pour a delicious glass of red. And as you do, you will see the laser engraved message come to life and hopefully make you smile! Permanently etched into the glass, the opaque text becomes clear when set against the backdrop of a darker liquid. And although it doesn’t have a stem, the base of the glass is shaped so that it sits on a flat surface, with no wobble. Dishwasher-safe, your dog lover will get plenty of enjoyment out of this stemless wine glass, once all the dog parent chores are done! One of the best novelty gift ideas for dog lovers.
17. DII Dish Towels for Dog Lovers
Made from absorbent, 100% cotton
Oversized dimensions: 12 x 28 inches
Three different dog-themed designs
Machine wash; low set tumble dry
If you’re looking for a practical gift to make your dog loving friend smile, then these dog print dish towels are just the ticket. Made from 100% cotton, you get three towels, making them best price choice in our best gifts for dog lovers review. For the price, you get some lovely doggy designs, from silhouettes of dog breeds, and a beautiful single dog design to a lovely list of all the reasons why our fur babies are so special. But these dish towels are not just about looks – they can do their job too, as they are ultra-absorbent. Oversized at 18inches by 28 inches, they are easy to care for too, as they can be popped into the washing machine for a fresh dish towel that looks like new. A practical gift choice for dog owners.
18. Oascuver Adjustable Dog Mom Hat
Made from 100% lightweight cotton
Distressed denim look, in six colors
Circumference 54-60cm; 7cm long peak
Fully adjustable with back strap and buckle
For a chic casual look when out walking the pooch in the dog park, your dog lover is going to love this quality ‘Dog Mom’ baseball cap. Made from 100% cotton denim, with a low profile design, there’s a lovely distressed look to the fabric and, available in nine colors, will look fabulous dressed up or down. The Dog Mom statement is loud and proud on the front, and can be in either print or embroidered, depending on your preference. Available in a one size fits all, the dimensions will work with most adult sized heads, coming in at a circumference of 54-60cm, with an adjustable back strap and buckle so you get the most comfortable fit. Lightweight, breathable and stylishly fun, this is the only thing to be seen in with your pooch out in the park!
19. Brooke & Jess Designs Tumbler for Dog Lovers
Vacuum insulated hot and cold water bottle
Made from durable 18/8 stainless steel
Keeps drinks cold (18 hours) and warm (8 hours)
Spill-free, clear plastic drinking lid
While there are a host of dog-themed drink ware out there, we think this vacuum sealed tumbler is one of the best when it comes to choosing gifts for dog owners. First up, it looks fabulous, with the right mix of style and cuteness. You get the statement message, so there’s no doubting this is for a dog lover, screen printed against a gorgeous rose gold background. But this is not just a novelty gift, as the tumbler is well made and super-practical. Made from 18/8-gauge stainless steel, you get a decent 20-ounce capacity. It’s spill free too, with a clear BPA-free plastic lid to keep everything contained while you are on the move, whether that’s out walking your dog, in the car or at the gym. And thanks to the thermal double walls, the tumbler can keep drinks cold for up to 18 hours or warm for up to eight, making this water bottle the perfect gift for the active dog mom in your life.
20. Snoozies Dachshund Women’s Slippers
Slipper socks with applique design
Brushed fleece outer; Sherpa fleece inner
Anti-skid sole; choice of four sizes
Can be machine washed
Who doesn’t love the wiener and if your loved one is a big fan, then check out these too-cute slipper socks from Snoozies. As a cheeky gift or a lovely stocking filler, the dachshund design across the front of both slippers, is absolutely gorgeous. There is a comfy sock feel to these Snoozies, making them perfect for snuggling on cold winter days. Made from brushed fleece, with a soft Sherpa fleece lining, the slipper socks also have an anti-skid sole, so you feel safe and secure when walking on wood or tiled floors. The outer is a lovely dusky pink, with the dachshund motif appliqued across the front. Available in adult sizes from small to extra-large, they have a lovely comfortable fit and are machine washable too, without any risk of shrinking. These gorgeous Snoozies are not designed for outdoor use, as the sole is more sock like than a rigid slipper base, but for lazing around the home, these are a fun treat for any dog owner.
Our Top Pick
Every dog owner is always wondering what their four-legged friend is up to when they are not at home, and with the Furbo Dog Camera you are giving them the chance to watch all that canine action as it happens! With a full HD camera, complete with night vision, your dog lover can live stream footage of their house-bound pooch, straight to their smartphone. Add in a host of interactive features, including a remote treat dispenser, live talk, and a 60-second day in the life of your dog snapshots, and you have the ultimate gift for the dog lover in your life.