Welcome to my list of top 20 gift picks this season for “EveryDog”, adventurous dogs, Dog Moms, and Dog Dads. Some of the links below are affiliate links, which means that I get a small percentage of each purchase you make to help keep this blog running. Others links may be to products and companies that I have worked with in the past. The products wouldn’t be listed here though if I didn’t love them though. Happy shopping!
Pooch Perks Subscription Box – What is more fun than buying Christmas presents for your pup? Also being surprised when they open them! Put a little mystery into your dog’s gift by ordering a holiday-themed subscription box filled with toys and made in the USA treats. Now through Dec 23, for every box purchased, Pooch Perks will donate a box to a dog in a shelter for Christmas.
HuggleHounds Knottie Elf and Knottie Reindeer – Has your dog been naughty this year? They deserve a “Knottie” toy then 🙂 HuggleHounds Knotties are made from corduroy that’s soft enough to cuddle, yet strong enough for chewing. Each arm and foot features a great knot to gnaw on and a squeaker to capture your pet’s attention.
PawNosh Cubby Bowl – These are some of the most beautiful pet bowls you will ever see. They are hand-pressed in the USA from 100% post industrial recycled glass. The thick glass is durable, non-toxic and comes with a lifetime warranty against breakage. The Cubby bowl is available in three sizes and three beautiful, translucent colors. Read this story about the Fire & Light studio where they are made and you will feel warm and fuzzy.
Bocce’s Bakery PBNJ Treat Tin – Imagine what you could do with this cute tin after your dog is finished with the treats. All-natural Teddie’s peanut butter and local blueberries come together to make this delicious biscuit. Half peanut butter, half jelly (unsweetened blueberries), these treats are all wheat-free, made with fresh, human-grade ingredients, and baked in small batches with no chemicals or preservatives.
Tall Tails Fleece Blanket – The best thing about this fluffy fleece dog blanket, besides the stylish pattern, is that it’s completely washable and dryable. It’s hard to find fleece dog blankets that don’t pill up and get fuzz all over everything after a few washes. These blankets are perfect for the home, crate, or car.
Gifts for Adventurous Dogs
Kurgo Loft Hammock Car Seat Cover – This sporty hammock will help keep your muddy and dirty furry friend from ruining your car seats. Five sturdy attachment points make it a great fit for any vehicle and the front can be draped down when a passenger is sitting in the back seat. When the front part IS attached, it acts as a light barrier to help keep your dirty pooch in the back seat. It comes in two colors and is reversible, waterproof, and machine washable. Zippered openings provide easy access to vehicle seat belts or child car seat latches.
Adventure Medical Trail Dog First Aid Kit – This dog-specific kit gives you comprehensive medical solutions for your trail buddy. It is catered to the types of injuries dogs encounter most on the trail – primarily to their paws – with an assortment of dressings, bandages, and tools like the splinter picker/tick remover. The kit weights 0.75 lbs. A smaller, lighter kit is available.
Ruffwear Highlands Bed – This packable, durable dog bed is great to take along for outdoor adventures. It’s lightweight synthetic insulation offers comfort and protection both on the trail and at camp. The polyester fabric shell is water-resistant, quick-drying and durable. Stuff sack included.
PawNosh Firehose Bowl – Your dog can look stylish on the go with these collapsible bowls. They are handmade in California from upcycled U.S. fire hose and non-toxic, food-grade silicone. The bowl holds 32 fl. oz., measures 6.5 inches in diameter by 2.25 inches tall, and is easy to clean.
Wazoo Survival Dog Collar – What is your dog going to do with its own survival collar, right? The K10 Collar is intended to supplement your own survival gear and provides extra means to secure food so you can support both you and your dog. The collar includes paracord, fishing line, fishing weights, fishing hooks, snare wire and more.
Gifts for Dog Moms
TailTherapy Hat and 18-oz. Insulated Coffee Tumbler – This soft brushed cotton twill baseball cap and stainless steel coffee tumbler feature the super-cute, two-tone caricature of the TailTherapyTM mascot Rio. TailTherapy showcases the simple premise that the best therapy is often free and furry. The tumbler features a plastic liner and a push-on, swivel lid that makes it easy to clean. The unisex hat is low-profile, unstructured, and features an adjustable back. A 24-Ounce Aluminum Water Bottle is also available.
Purple Paw Heart Necklace – This dazzling, silver-tone necklace features a crystal-frosted dangling paw print. It measures 1″ diameter (2.5 cm) and hangs on 18″ L (45.7 cm) silver-tone chain. When you purchase this necklace at GreaterGood, a portion of the sale goes to rescuing and caring for abandoned pets or endangered animals until a permanent home can be found (this particular necklace funds 14 bowls of food according to the website).
Haiku Go To Convertible Handbag – The Haiku® To Go Convertible bag makes the ultimate dog walking purse. It’s big enough to hold a water bottle, dog treats, a small camera, pet waste bags, plus regular purse things like a wallet, keys and cell phone, all at once. The many pockets include two water bottle pockets, a vertical zip pocket, and slip pocket on the outside and a padded tablet sleeve and zip pocket on the inside. The bag is made with cyclePET fabrics made from post-consumer recycled beverage bottles so it’s good for the environment too.
HOKA ONE ONE Challenger ATR Running Shoe – The uber-cushioned HOKA ONE ONE® shoes are easy on joints and heaven for walkers or runners with back or knee problems. These lightweight shoes have increased support in the upper and good traction so they can be used both on road and off. They’re neutral shoes with a 4mm heel to toe drop and an early-stage meta-rocker for a smooth, efficient stride. Get them quick while there on sale! (They’re 40% off through Sunday 11/29/15).
Icebreaker Villa Leggings – These midweight, non-itchy merino wool pants are great for hikes or strolls around the block. They’ll keep you warm in cool conditions but breathe well enough for comfort when it’s warm. Merino wool is moisture wicking and fights odor for days between washings. They can be machine washed and hung to dry (they dry quickly).
Gifts for Dog Dads
Leather Beverage Insulator – This rugged beverage holder with its outstanding leather feel will only get better with use just like your favorite pair of gloves or boots. The can cooler is hand-made in Montana from buffalo leather, it sits flat and secure, and the cans or bottles easily slide in and out.
Source D/ivide Hydration Reservoir – With this split-reservoir hydration system, you can carry a sports drink for you and plain water for your dog. Teaching your dog to drink out of a hydration bladder hose is a handy trick for hiking but you can also squirt the water into your dish or hand (Tip: fill your backpack to put pressure on the bladder and water will flow out when the valve in squeezed). It can be used in any backpack with a pocket for a hydration system and the size of the compartments is flexible – both of the compartments add up to the full capacity of the bladder.
Camping With Dogs™ T-Shirt – Shout that you love hiking and camping with your dog in this heather green hoodie. This comfy sweatshirt is a cotton/polyester blend, has double-needle split-stitched sewing on all seams, and features stripes on the inside of the hood.
JORD Sully Wooden Watch – Fancy but casual, the Sully Red Sandalwood & Maple watch is sure to grab attention. The natural wood is hand finished and pre-treated with tung oils. JORD makes other amazing watch styles for both men and women.
CLELO Canvas Weekend Travel Duffel Bag – This handsome bag is great for a weekend trip with the dog or stuffed with dogs supplies for a ready-made car kit. It’s made of thick Cotton Canvas and features top grain leather carrying handles with bronze hardware.