It is last minute Christmas shopping time in our house and then preparation for Boxing Day sales.
I am always looking for inspiration so I have put together my rather late annual Holiday Gift Guide for Dog Lovers. Plus you can win a C$50 VISA Gift Card- just enter the give away at the bottom of the page or on our Gift Guides for Dogs and for Pug Lovers.
A few of these gifts are sponsored as I received them for free to try and this post includes Amazon affiliate links but I have only included things I have or would like and that I think might be great for Dog Lovers. Buying through my links does not cost you extra.
For a laugh to relax before we shop online:
Great Christmas Gifts for Dog Lovers
I have ordered a set of these adorable little stocking stuffers for under $20.My iPhone and laptop cables are always wearing through- I nearly had a fire one time. These are perfect funny but useful little gifts. I wish they had more dogs but the other animals are pretty cute too.
Close behind treats and food on our list of likes has to be a Furbo. I travel a lot and can see and talk to Kilo when I am travelling and toss him treats. We were given one and you can see our full review HERE. He loves the treats and contact and it makes me feel great! I have it up out of reach aimed at his fave sofa in our front living room where he sits and snoozes most of the day between walks, play and shouting at the mailman (I had it slightly lower and he jumped up and stole the treats LOL).
I can calm him down or distract him if he is barking, even thousands of miles away. I always check Furbo is connected and full of treats before I leave on a trip.
If you want to make bath time easier for dogs and dog owners, this could be the best gift ever. Check out our video and please subscribe to our YouTube Channel for more videos for Dog Lovers.
My husband would say a hair remover or vaccuum would be even more useful than the BarkBath with all Kilo’s black hair everywhere on our white sofas.
I was lucky enough to recently win a 4Knines Car Seat Cover – what an amazing gift. My husband is happy as he likes to keep his newish car spotless. Our trips with Kilo in his car to the monthly Pug Grumble and to the Ravine will now be much cleaner and better for him and less stressful for me.
Sweaters, Socks and PJs
What is Christmas without Ugly sweaters and who doesn’t want a Bah Humpug or any Pug one really? I am wearing mine at the top of the page with Kilo. He has some cute ones too.
Why not go all out and pair those festive socks with the perfect pug sweater! Available on Amazon in Red Green and Black. Great for Pugly Christmas sweater parties!
Last year I got the most gorgeous PJs for my daughter and this year, these Peace Collective hoodies by Canada Pooch are all the rage in Toronto.
See breed specific clothing like Pug Socks on our Giftguide for Pug Lovers.
Need an angel to put up on your tree?
Use our handy DIY Guide and make your own cute Puggy Christmas Ornament like I did with Kilo the Pug and pals.
Calendars and Cards that give back
Every year, we get calendars that donate to charity like Igor Pug’s. We also buy cards from the Ontario SPCA.
The perfect way to welcome the new year and help rescues at PugALug would be with this adorable calendar filled with vibrant, adorable pug photos of our friends Igor and Zombie (I hear they are running low so order fast firstname.lastname@example.org)!
Or order cards email@example.com.
We also thought this was pretty funny. Based on the popular book, this full colour day-to-day calendar features cute illustrations and hilarious SMS exchanges between Dog, the foul-mouthed British bulldog, and his owner, October Jones.
T-shirts, Mugs, Cups, Water Bottles
Talent Hounds has made custom t-shirts, coffee mugs and tote bags. These are all available from a variety of sources including Vistaprint.
How cute is this little guy, plus I like the wine that he is sitting on.
You can also get a corgi and other breeds on Amazon
Stainless Steel Animal Gold Wine Stopper (Corgi)
Doggy Boot Scrapers
With winter comes snow and mud. I was given a fabulous boot or shoe scraper that sits by the front door so I looked around and found one on Amazon you can buy here through my link.
Design Toscano Weiner Cast Iron Dachshund Dog Boot Scraper Statue, Black
Mini Succulent Dog Planter Pots
These adorable little planter pots are so cute and make great stocking stuffers.
I found several options on Amazon both ceramic and resin including:
Dog Bone Best Friends Charm Necklace
Lureme 2 Pcs Dog Bone Shaped Best Friends Charm Necklace Keychain Dog Lover Gift
How about the cutest matching pendants for you and your best friend? Get these beautiful gold metallic pendants on Amazon.
Plush, 3D Tribute Models or Pet Rescue Rocks.
A customized plush or miniature in the image of a dog can make a wonderful gift. I would love a plush of Kilo from Cuddle Clones or another supplier. It is really hard to find plushes of black pugs. I also love my Pet Rescue Rocks modelled on Kilo the Pug. I gave a Fishstick one to his parents too. See our DIY posts for how to’s.
Make Your Own DIY Gifts
Besides the Pet Rocks and Bow Ties mentioned above, Check out our tips on making your own Treat Jars and Cookies. Kilo gave his sweetheart Ms. Charmin a beautiful treat jar with her favorite liver treats and christmas cookies.
Personalized Paintings, Portraits, Cards, Photo Sessions
I think a photo session with a local pet photographer, or a portrait by someone like our talented friend Sadie who painted one of Kilo which I LOVE, can all make wonderful gifts. Talented Victoria made a beautiful drawing of Fishstick the Pug at our Kids’ Pet Club shoot.
Dog Books By and For Dog Lovers
Books about dogs or featuring dogs can make amazing gifts. Check out our lists below to find the perfect choice:
Don’t miss the books about our wonderful friends Smiley the Blind Therapy Dog or Crusoe the Celebrity Dachshund.
Enter the Giveaway
Just fill in the form below ( you can enter on the Gift Guide for Dogs or for Pug Lovers too).
Open to residents of US and Canada where legal (ex Quebec) over the age of majority. One entry per day per e-mail address and IP.
To WIN: One winner will be chose by random draw and notified by e-mail (they must respond within 3 days with answer to skill testing question and address to mail prize).
Timing : CLOSED Enter daily from December 16 to December 31st, 2018.