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21 Ways To Throw The Best Dog Birthday Paw-Ty Ever

It's your party, you can bark if you want to.

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So it's your dog's day! We've laid out a detailed plan below to help you treat your pup like a queen.

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1. Start off strong with some glitzy balloons that spell it out for your pet who can't read.

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And this is just the beginning.

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2. Might as well custom-order a banner with your dog's name on it.

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3. Fill up empty space with adorable dog-shaped balloons that look like your dog's friends.

They'll add to the atmosphere.

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4. Download and get to cutting a printable party package that includes cupcakes toppers, photo booth props, and more paw-ty supplies.

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Now that's a spread.

Get it from Printable Prop Shop on Etsy for $15.

5. Adorn your pup with some royal headgear.

A crown dresses up everything, even a bucket. Get it from Brooklyn Ella Couture on Etsy for $39.
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A crown dresses up everything, even a bucket.

Get it from Brooklyn Ella Couture on Etsy for $39.

6. Take it a step further with a regal crown and cape set.

The regal haters gonna hate.

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7. Or if your dog's modest, tone it down with a still-festive floral collar.

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Here's your new holiday card.

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8. A tartan bow-tie collar will dress up an already fabulous fur coat for the big day.

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Snout-licking good.

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9. Or go with this subtle birthday T-shirt to put the other dogs in their place.

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Perfect for popping bottles. Of water.

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10. When it's time for gifts, the dog of the hour can appreciatively gaze upon a charming birthday card worth saving.

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One for keeping.

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11. If the birthday pup insists on eating a card, let them gobble down an edible one.

This card's for eating, not keeping.Get it from Amazon for $4.99.
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This card's for eating, not keeping.

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12. Keep track of human food on appropriate festive paper goods. (And make sure everyone knows what's OK and what's NOT OK to feed the dogs.)

For you and 15 of your best two-legged friends. Get it from Amazon for $19.99.
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For you and 15 of your best two-legged friends.

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13. Whet furry guests' appetite with gourmet dog cookies that won't cost you an arm and a bone.

Don't worry. That's a yogurt covering, not icing.Get it from Amazon for $15.12.
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Don't worry. That's a yogurt covering, not icing.

Get it from Amazon for $15.12.

14. You'll have to make sure the humans in your household don't devour this puppy-safe cake mix before the shindig.

You can even microwave it.Get it from Amazon for $6.99.
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You can even microwave it.

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15. Use a silicone bone-shaped cake pan that'll easily pop out your baked masterpiece.

Use it again next year! Or any ol' time you wanna bake your pup a cake.Get it from Amazon for $14.
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Use it again next year! Or any ol' time you wanna bake your pup a cake.

Get it from Amazon for $14.

16. Or, make it easier on yourself with a (mostly) all-in-one birthday kit.

It even comes with a snazzy bandana.

Get it from Amazon for $15.66.

17. Feed Rover's friends with a dog birthday pie.

And look good on your Insta feed while doing it. (Humans can worry about their own food.)Get it from Amazon for $10.50.
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And look good on your Insta feed while doing it. (Humans can worry about their own food.)

Get it from Amazon for $10.50.

18. Give the birthday dog a cake-shaped squeaky toy that'll last longer than the IRL concoction.

Complete with a birthday candle flame that won't extinguish under slobber stress.Get it from Amazon for $7.79.
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Complete with a birthday candle flame that won't extinguish under slobber stress.

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19. Then wash down all that cake with some bubbly and tequila.

Here's where the party really takes a turn for the crazy.

Get them from Amazon: $18 (Dog Perignonn), $16 (Dog Puptron).

20. Send each pup home with a special-occasion squeaky ball as a favor.

Then the four-legged guests can think fondly of the party while they gnaw on them.Get a three-pack from Amazon for $3.39.
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Then the four-legged guests can think fondly of the party while they gnaw on them.

Get a three-pack from Amazon for $3.39.

21. And remember that it's your dog's day. If they want to sulk, let them.

They'll get their second wind and be the center of the party soon again.
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They'll get their second wind and be the center of the party soon again.

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