With gifting season around the corner, we’ve revisited all of our expert-recommended dog guides to compile a list of the best gifts for your dog-loving friends, family and colleagues.
We’ve included gift ideas to suit all budgets, with everything from luxury dog beds perfect for treating a special someone, to a host of more budget-friendly presents recommended by our dog experts, such as the best dog treats, pet cameras and dog toys.
In need of a last-minute birthday present, secret santa gift or stocking filler? Don’t worry, we’ve also got you covered. We searched the web to find a selection of the best fun and thoughtful pet gifts that we think would make perfect presents for treating dog owners in your life.
The best dog gifts at a glance:
- Best dog ball gift: ChuckIt! Ultra Ball
- Best gift for puppies: Green & Wilds Eco Dog Toy
- Best dog treat gift: Pets Purest Natural Dog Chews
- Best dog bed gift: JOYELF Memory Foam Dog Bed
- Best pet camera gift: Furbo Dog Camera
- Best dog advent calendar: Lily’s Kitchen Dog Christmas Advent Calendar
- Best secret Santa dog gift: Dog Lover Cotton Tote Bag
- Best arts and crafts dog gift: Hobby Gift Sausage Dog Sewing Craft Storage Box
- Best wintery gift for dog lovers: Carousel Grey Dog Draught Excluder
- Best doggy duvet set: Rapport Reversible Dachshund Sausage Dog Duvet Cover
The best expert-recommended dog gifts
Best dog ball gift: ChuckIt! Ultra Ball
Great for energetic dogs
Whether you’re treating your own pet or buying for a friend, you can’t go wrong with a quality toy. This natural rubber ball comes recommended by one of our dog experts, who praised its durability.
The ChuckIt! Ultra Ball would make a great gift for all the dogs out there who love to play fetch. It comes in an orange and blue design to help make it easy for owners and pets to spot outdoors, and it bounces high for additional stimulation and enjoyment. It is also buoyant, which is great for dogs who enjoy playing in water.
Best toy gift for puppies: Green & Wilds Eco Dog Toy
Made from sustainable materials
An ideal gift for the owner of a puppy, this sustainable bone toy is ideal for younger dogs as it allows them to explore different textures, shapes and sounds.
Made from sustainable materials, with this dog toy, you know you’re buying responsibly. The Green and Wilds dog bone toy is made from four layers of jute twine that are stitched over recycled cotton and jute rope and covered in soft suede material for durability.
Best dog treat gift: Pets Purest Natural Dog Chews
Grain, glucose and lactose-free
These air-dried and junk-free dog treats are made using quality ingredients, which makes them a delicious gift for your dog.
These treats are packed with protein and made with only pure pork and beef, promising to be a hit with your dog without compromising on nutritional value.
Best dog bed gift: JOYELF Memory Foam Dog Bed
For owners looking to spoil their dogs with a new bed, this memory foam dog bed from JoyElf was one of our top expert-recommended picks due to its padded bolsters and added neck support.
The use of memory foam in this dog bed allows it to conform to your pet’s body. Its soft fleece fabrics also provide a nice amount of warmth and comfort. It also has a waterproof and machine-washable covering, which allows for easy maintenance.
Best gift for techy dog owners: Furbo Dog Camera
With remote treat dispenser
For the techy dog lovers in your life, this remote pet camera is ideal for keeping an eye on pets when you’re away from home, having a conversation with your dog and even tossing them a treat.
This pet camera won our “best overall” award in our guide to the best pet cameras. We like that it has a real-time barking alert feature that sends a notification to your phone when the device senses barking. It also has infrared night vision, which is handy for when you’re away from home overnight or during dark mornings and afternoons in winter.
The best budget gifts for dog lovers
Best advent calendar for dogs: Lily’s Kitchen Dog Christmas Advent Calendar
All-natural dog treats
If you always feel guilty opening your advent calendar around your dog at Christmas time, with this dog-friendly advent calendar from Lily’s Kitchen, your pup can get involved too.
The Lily’s Kitchen Advent Calendar includes a section of 24 treats for each day of advent. There are three flavours – cheese and apple, rise and shine treats, and bedtime biscuits – all of which are free from sugar and made from natural ingredients.
Best budget dog gift: Dog Lover Cotton Tote Bag
Made from 100% cotton
A fun gift for a dog-loving friend, colleague or family member if you’re on a tight budget, this tote bag is also a great filler to accompany larger presents.
Printed and designed in the UK, this tote bag comes in a choice of 11 colours and can hold up to 10 litres of items.
Best arts and crafts dog gift: Hobby Gift Sausage Dog Sewing Craft Storage Box
With a cute sausage dog pattern
For the dog lover in your life that loves to sew, why not treat them to this sausage dog print sewing craft storage box from Hobby Gift.
Also available in other doggy designs if sausage dogs aren’t their thing, this sewing box is great for storing pins, needles, scissors, snips, tape measures and more. It also includes a removable plastic tray for storing and organising small items and could also be used as a make-up organiser.
Best wintery gift for dog lovers: Carousel Grey Dog Draught Excluder
A cute design with a practical purpose
A fun yet thoughtful gift for a dog-loving friend, this draft excluder is not only adorable but great for blocking out chills and draughts in your home.
This pet-themed draft excluder features six dogs sitting side by side and could be easily mistaken for a cuddly toy, making it a perfect gift for stretching along the bottom of a draughty door or on a gappy window ledge in a kid’s room.
Best doggy duvet set: Rapport Reversible Dachshund Sausage Dog Duvet Cover
For fans of sausage dogs
This super affordable sausage dog-themed duvet cover set would make a perfect secret Santa gift for a friend or colleague who loves dogs.
This duvet set from Rapport Home comes in single, double or king sizes and includes one duvet cover and two pillowcases. It’s also reversible, with two different sausage dog designs to choose from depending on your home decor.
Want to read more expert-recommended pet product round-ups? Check out our Pets page for a full list of recommendations, including our list of the best dog beds and best dog crates, as recommended by dog experts, as well as the best dog food, recommended by an animal nutritionist.