15 Gift ideas for dog owners
15 gift ideas dog owners
If you’re looking for a gift for a friend who has a dog, there are lots of gift ideas you could look at for them. And they are a great way to show you understand how important your friend's dog is to your loved one, because you're thinking about someone who means a great deal to them.
1. How about giving them a dog bowl for their pet which is personalised?
Emma Bridgewater has some very nice dog bowls (or pet bowls). They come in large and small bowls and you can use them for dry and wet food. Give the bowl a personalised touch and put their name it. From £28.00.
2. Or dog mugs, chilly bottles or reusable cups?
Emma Bridgewater have also got a huge variety of dog (and cat) mugs, perfect for giving your friend or family member something to make them smile every time they have a hot brew! And they’ve got a chilly bottle or a reusable cup with a dog theme, too!
You could treat your dog to a new coat from Emma Bridgewater....
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They've got dog coats, dog beds, collars & leads!
Find me a Gift has a number of gifts in their Gifts for Pets section, including this sign about walkies!
Personalise it with the dog’s name – it will appear on both sides of the sign, above “NEEDS WALKING” and “HAS BEEN WALKED” – these are both fixed text. So now everyone will know if walkies are needed or not! For £18.99.
They’ve also got a personalised embroidered pet towel – handy for those days when walkies has been done in the rain, or they’ve out in the garden for the necessary! For £19.99.
Whatever the weather, there's always time for walkies, even in the rain!
(Don't forget the RSPCA's advice in summer: Try the 5-second test - if it's too hot for your hands, it's too hot for paws!
Find out more from the RSPCA)
5. Smile, please, for the photo frame!
If you’ve got access to their photos, a photo frame would make a great gift – lots of pictures of their woof in a frame, with their dog’s name in the middle! Or you could have pictures of your loved one and their dog. For £8.99 from Find Me a Gift
6. Mine's a Treat!
Getting Personal have an Engraved Wooden Dog Treat Box so that your loved one can keep your woof’s gravy bones in one place. It has a metal clasp and it can be engraved with a name so that it reads “Treats for [Name]” alongside a bone design. All for £22.99
This is an Engraved Wooden Dog Treat Box, great for storing those treats in!
7. How about a dog themed calendar for 2024?
How about a calendar with a dog theme to see them through 2024? The CalendarClub has well over 300 to choose from, many covering specific breeds, and all sorts of different types and sizes of calendars, too! But there are also calendars which aren’t breed specific, such as Nap Time, so if you don’t know what sort of dog your loved one has got, you could go for a calendar which focuses on another theme, as opposed to a breed. Lots of people have mixed breeds these days, so if you can't find the breed your loved one has, a calendar which covers a more general dog theme may be a good idea! From £5.99
There are hundreds of calendars for dog lovers and owners to choose from!
8. Who let the dogs out? It's a puzzle!
For anyone who loves doing jigsaws, how about this one from the Original Jigsaw Company? Their jigsaw Who Let the Dogs Out? Includes over 50 dog breeds, and you’ll find dogs playing in the park, mooching in the mountains and soaring in the sky. And it comes with an A3 pull-out sheet with heart-warming stories and facts about our favourite dog breeds. Made from 100% FSC certified recycled board in the UK, it costs £29.99
Who let the dogs out? This jigsaw puzzle is available from the Original Jigsaw Company
9. What's in the post today?
How about a dog subscription box? Into the Blue has them for one, six or 12 months – you choose! Each box has a mix of healthy treats, accessories and toys for a dog to keep them happy, healthy and active. From £33.99 for one month.
There's a three month subscription for TREATS at Activity Superstore! Wag that tail!
Here's the one for those adorable puppies!
11. Capture the moment
Activity Superstore also has a Pet Portrait and Personalised Pet Present for £54.00 At 1 of 100 locations, the recipient and their favourite fluffball or scaly shadow will be greeted by a professional photographer who is well trained in pets, even the most misbehaved. (Please note that recipients will be asked to pay a deposit at the time of booking to confirm the photoshoot. This will be fully refunded after viewing.) And there are also 20 gifts your loved one can choose from, purrsonalise and have delivered to their door: cushions, stylish pieces of wall art, pet bowls – what to choose?! Fetch more information here.
Or, Virgin Experience Days have this special offer on a Pet Photoshoot, available at 17 locations. It’s £22.50 instead of £45 - a Pet Photoshoot with Image and Frame at Venture Studios. Have a bespoke 1 hour photo shoot with a highly skilled photographer! There’s a return visit to Venture Studio for a cinematic viewing of your images and your favourite image in a 10 x 8” frame. You can buy additional images, too. Find out more here
There's a Pet Photoshoot with Image and Frame at Venture Studios available through Virgin Experience Days
And it's on offer, too! Dig up the information here.
Virgin Experience Days have a Bespoke Outdoor Photoshoot for Dogs for £155.00 near Brighton and Exeter. Bring along one or two of your dogs for a natural snapping session. Photographer Rhian White’s been taking pics of pooches for a decade, so she knows about capturing the best action, lighting and expressions during your dog’s favourite activities. It’s all tailored to your woof and what he or she wants to do, and if you meet a minimum spend of £125, you'll receive two complimentary 10in x 8in prints to ensure you can treasure the memories forever.
12. Out and about - walkies, meet and greet, new sniffs!
What about a gift membership to the National Trust? If your loved one loves to explore new places with their dog, then one possibility could be to give them a membership to the National Trust. It has lots of dog-friendly places, so you could plan a visit to a dog friendly place or use one as a stop-off on a longer journey to give your dog the chance to really stretch their paws, rather than stopping at a motorway service station. Take a look at the dog-friendly places with the National Trust here.
Give a gift membership to the National Trust -
there are lots of places for your loved one and their dog to explore!
(Image © National Trust Images/James Dobson)
13. Time for a hot brew and a cuddle on the sofa...
Find Me a Gift have this ceramic Personalised Pet Dog Photo Mug for £9.99. You can personalise with a pet’s name using up to 20 characters, including spaces and punctuation and upload 8 square photos, too! Then your friend or family member can enjoy a hot brew from a mug with photos of their beloved dog on it!
How about a Personalised Pet Dog Photo Mug from Find Me a Gift?
14. Looking good!
The National Trust for Scotland has a couple of gift ideas for dog owners – there are treats, of course, and also Harris Tweed bandanas and Harris Tweed leads. There are also Tartan Harris Tweed Dog Bow Ties! From £3.00
15. What about this Personalised Pet Treats Glass Jar with a Bamboo Lid?
You can personalise it with the dog's name and year of birth (ask if you don't know), and then your loved one can fill it full of their dog's favourite treats! It's £17.00 from Prezzybox.