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    32 Gifts You'll Want To Give Your Dog This Year

    Because dogs are the only things in this world that are good and pure, and they deserve all the presents, all the time.

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    1. A subscription box — like The Dapper Dog (left), Pupjoy (right), or Barkbox — to treat your pup to fun surprises every month.

    The Dapper Dog, Pupjoy

    Promising review: "We can't say enough good things about Dapper Dog! Kerrie took time to find out about our dog — what she likes and doesn't like, toys that fit her needs, etc. The personalized touch in each box is unmatched! When we got a second pup from a rescue midway through our gift subscription, Kerrie even sent a special treat for our new fur baby and has made sure she's thought of in each box shipment since! Highest recommendation!!!" —Julee

    Get The Dapper Dog Box for $25+/month (use code CYBER2018 for $75 off a 12-month plan; or get a one-time holiday gift box for $29.99), Pupjoy starting at $26/month, or Barkbox starting at $21/month.

    Read more about figuring out which box is best for you and your doggo here.

    2. A squeaking hide-a-squirrel toy for the insatiable squirrel-chaser to safely get their fix indoors.,

    Promising review: "My dog is in love with this toy. She hasn't quite figured out that she can pull the squirrels through the holes though. Instead, she shakes her head and sends them flying around the living room.. She absolutely loves the squirrels. She's constantly chewing on them. The second I put the toy away, she goes and takes it right back out and removes all squirrels. I only regret buying this toy because my dog is so obsessed with it that I am constantly finding squirrels all over the house." —Alexis D

    Read more about this genius toy here.

    Available in sizes junior through ginormous. Get it from Amazon for $6.99+.

    3. Or a gingerbread-house version of the pup-approved toy, because dogs don't understand what the holidays are but you do, and how cute is this thing?!

    Promising review: "My dog was pulling the gingerbread man out of his stocking before I could even hang it up. He loves these puzzle toys. This one is really cute if you're looking for a fun gift from 'Santa.'" —Stephanie1223

    Get it from Chewy for $10.99.

    4. A feeding mat to encourage their natural foraging instincts and occupy them by mimicking the hunt for food in nature.

    Promising review: "Love it, was a hit the minute I put it down! Three little dogs don't even notice us leaving with this mat — great distraction, mind workout, and fun all round. Shipping was incredibly fast. Have already told all my friends with fur babies. Have already washed it as well holds up well." —Ingrid M

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    5. A seriously genius doggie doorbell so you can train your pup to communicate when they need to go outside to do their business and when they want to come back inside — no more scratching at the door (hopefully)!

    Promising review: "Our potty-bell prankster loves this! She learned how to use it in about two days, now no more accidents. We use it as a way for our Rott to tell us when she needs to go out. She sometimes uses it to play; pushing the button running out and in a circle like a crazy pup and then runs full speed back in. LoL. We find our potty-bell prankster hilarious so it works for us, and as long as you have a sense of humor with your pup, this is very worth it. We have a happy puppy and we're happy she's no longer pottying indoors." —Nikkie

    Get it from Amazon for $30.

    6. An Insta-worthy (and affordable!) shark bed for your small pupper that everyone who visits won't be able to stop talking about. I mean:

    Promising review: "I really, really, really love this bed. It's adorable. Everyone who sees it wants to get one for their dog. I love that even though it's so inexpensive it still has four fins, gills, eyes, and teeth that actually stay on. Half the time my chug wants to lay inside it and the other half, she loves squishing it and sitting on top of it. It always pops right back up and she can still go inside it. One of the best values for $17 I've ever spent in my life. Note: It was a little smaller than I thought it would be, but that is probably just from my perception of the photo. Just check the sides and know you may want to order a size larger than you think you do." —Dramagirl1

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99+ (available in two sizes).

    7. Or a waterproof, antimicrobial orthopedic bed to keep your bigger or aging pup super comfy.,

    The 4-inch memory-foam bed comes with a zippered, machine-washable cover.

    Promising review: "This bed is amazing! My dog (Great Dane/Lab mix) loves it. She's 14 and was in need of a bed that was better on her aging joints. She's had occasional accidents and this cover truly is waterproof. When you wash the cover, there's no shrinkage, so that was a pleasant surprise." —Carmen Hiniker

    Get it from Amazon for $31.99–$67.99 (available in four sizes).

    8. A puzzle that hides treats in various compartments, making for an enriching, curiosity-piquing game chock-full of rewards.,

    Promising review: "As a pet parent to three rescues and a foster, we bought a few dog puzzles of various levels to see what would best engage and entertain them. This has been the pack favorite and ours as we can easily adapt it to each dog's level of skill. We appreciate how well made it is and would recommend it highly. Some reviews expressed concerns over dogs with larger snouts being unable to access treats in these toys. We have a Labrador, pitb mix (like a miniature pit), baseniji mix, and German shepherd mix. They range in size from about 25 lbs to 75 lbs and have all enjoyed this toy!" —Liz Cooper

    Get it from Amazon for $8.21+ (available in six designs and three different skill levels).

    9. A special pupper seat belt to keep your pooch safe on every car (and bike) ride, because they should always buckle up too!,,

    Promising review: "On 2/8/17 my service dog and I were in a terrible accident. We spun on black ice into a concrete median, into a semi, and back into the concrete again. I was wearing my seat belt and walked away with just minor scrapes and bruises. Thanks to this device my service dog was not thrown from the vehicle and walked away with only a bruised paw. I almost lost my best friend and lifeline but thanks to this purchase and a safety harness I'm happy to say we're both here today!" —TeagenQueen613

    Read more about it here.

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in six colors).

    10. A handheld massager, because name one pup who doesn't deserve regular massages?

    Promising reviews: "After a long day of play my pup loves to lie down for a massage. Super easy to use, great grip and gentle massage. Love that the bottom comes off for easy cleaning." —Lindsey

    Get it from Amazon for $14.98.

    11. Musher's Secret, so they can play all winter long in the snow while their cute lil' paws are protected from salt and ice.

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this product. My seven-year-old pit mix has issues with her paws in the winter. She hates wearing shoes, socks, and everything under the sun that I tried. I finally went online for a paw protector. This one had great reviews so I figured I'd give it a shot. I followed the instructions about how to apply and it worked like a dream. The snow and ice melt drops off her pads, and most of the time her paws don't even pick up the ice melt crystals. I highly recommend this product, buy it for your fur babies who are sensitive to the elements. It also conditions their pads. Her callouses have practically disappeared." —Vanessa Jones

    Get it from Amazon for $13.09+ (available in 60-gram, 200-grab, and 1-pound jars).

    12. A festive outfit, because the party doesn't start until a dog shows up in a seasonally appropriate costume.


    Promising review (for Santa): "Cute costume. I have a 65 lb yellow Lab and based on measurements, I ordered XXL. It fits well around his middle and chest, but it could be a little longer. Hat even stayed on well." —momtotjl

    Get them all from Petco: the light-up "Royal Fir" sweater for $24.99 (available in sizes XS-L), the reindeer hoodie for $19.99 (available in sizes XXS-XL), or the Santa outfit for $19.99 (available in sizes XS-XXL).

    13. A bone-shaped personalized stocking fit for the very best good boy (or girl) in town.

    BurlapSeason / Etsy

    Promising review: "High quality and everything as promised on the listing. Super cute. Gave to my dog sitter as a gift for her new pup and she loved it!" —tlisakay

    Get it from BurlapSeason for $8.99+ (available in snowman, Santa, reindeer, and owl designs and with or without a personalized name).

    14. The (frankly, life-changing) Furbo, a two-way pet camera that lets you talk to your pup and toss them treats via app when you're away from home.

    15. A Chuckit dog-ball launcher so you can play fetch with your pupper without having to bend down or get slobber, mud, or dirt all over your hands from their grimy tennis ball.

    The launcher also helps increase the range and speed of your throw, so your pup can squeeze in a little more activity.

    Promising review: "While my dog struggles with the concept of returning the ball to me, she absolutely loves this! We visit a huge dog park frequently, and this lets me throw a ball far enough that she really gets to run full throttle! Running is her favorite. Then, she gets to play her second favorite game of 'keep away' with the ball. But she will actually let me have the ball back so I can sling it across the park again because she loves running so much. We now spend more time playing fetch than keep away. I could never throw it far enough on my own to keep her interested more than one or two times before getting the launcher. Now, we can spend an hour at the park playing with it. I have one super-tired dog when we go home. I also love that I don't have to pick up the slimy ball with my hands anymore, especially after she drops it in a puddle, because the launcher picks it right up. My dog gets so excited when she sees the launcher that she will bounce back and forth in front of me until I throw the ball. I only regret not buying one of these earlier!" —C Fritsche

    Get it from Amazon for $6.95+ (available in 10 varieties).

    16. A sturdy and handsome doghouse to provide your pup with cozy new digs when they need a little break from their outdoor playtime.

    Promising review: "Love the dog house. We needed something off the ground since we occasionally get water up on the porch and didn't want our dog sleeping in a wet bed. This dog house appears sturdy, the roofing shingle top is not only classy but functional, the lifting lid is much appreciated by myself and my husband so that we don't have to crawl into the dog house to change out the bedding. Our dog took to it immediately. The bottom of the dog house is slatted so there is an opportunity for venting, that would be great on hot days — we just slapped a bed down over it as soon as we got the dog house though. The dyed wood is tasteful and the white trim is very classy. It was a breeze to put together and is strong enough to handle the rough spinning and clumsiness of our big silly loving dog." —Dana M Chaney

    Get it from Amazon for $129.99+ (available in four sizes).

    17. A booster seat for the car so you and your pup can head out on the open road comfortably and safely. (I mean...just look at how happy this lil' woofer is!)

    Recommended for dogs up to approximately 20 lbs., but can hold up to 30 lbs.

    Promising review: "The seat took a little while for my dog to get used to because she is hesitant about anything to do with the car. She gets really carsick and I've tried just about everything else. This has helped so much! She is high enough where she can see out and I added some towels/padding so she feels secure and doesn't flop around." —MHunt

    Get it from Amazon for $58.49+ (available in six colors).

    18. A top-zippered jacket that'll have your doggo tackling the elements in style.,

    Promising review: "This jacket is truly awesome. It is felt lined and well insulated. When I slide my hand underneath while he's wearing it I can feel how toasty it is. The top zipper is ingenious. It keeps my pup's chest warm. I can actually see that he loves it. He doesn't stand around awkwardly like he does with every other jacket and wait for me to take it off when we walk in the door. He's happy to go trotting into the house with the jacket on. He loves to sleep in it. To help others with sizing: I have a miniature Schnauzer. He is a bit small for a male Schnauzer (the runt of the litter). He weighs 18 pounds. Neck is 12". Chest is 20". Back length is 15". It's a tad loose on him but not enough to keep it from doing its job. And the medium would definitely have been too tight." —Bianca F.S.

    Get it from Amazon for $32.50+ (available in sizes XS-XL and in 12 colors).

    19. Or a velour hoodie for the sporty-chic pup in your life.


    Promising review: "These are awesome! They’re fuzzy and warm inside and out. My pups are Chihuahua mixes and about 14 pounds and the medium fits them both wonderfully. The zipper is SO much easier than the velcro that dog jackets usually have. I highly recommend these if you have little fur monsters that don’t dig the cold!" —ProfRina

    Get it from Express for $34.90 (available in sizes XS-L and in rose and gray).

    20. A chic elevated feeder that adjusts to three levels, so your dog can eat comfortably, no matter their size.,

    Adjusts to three heights and includes two rust-resistant stainless steel bowls.

    Promising review: "Perfect height for my dog who is 115 lbs. and Lab/shepherd mix. He doesn't have to bend over for his food anymore. It is sturdy and easily put together and taken apart for travel. I haven't had to adjust to smaller levels as the way it is in the picture is how we use it." —Kelly Parker

    Get it from Amazon for $24.11+ (available in black, blue, and pink).

    21. A colorful laser-engraved collar, to brighten up your pooch's look with a personalized touch.

    Shopmimigreen / Etsy

    Promising review: "Love it!!! Very durable! Brighter and bolder than expected. Frankie gets compliments all the time!" —Jane Taylor

    Get it from Shopmimigreen on Etsy for $41.95 (available in sizes XXS-XL and in 19 styles)

    22. Some holiday PJs, because take a long hard look at this photo and tell me you need a reason to dress your dog up in festive pajamas.

    Made of 100% polyester fleece.

    Promising review: "Awesome fit! I was worried about what size or if they would fit at all given other reviews, but the XL fit my boy perfectly! He's 65 lb boxer/American bulldog mix. We always have issues because his chest is so broad and stomach is small, but these pajamas are just right!"—Megan

    Get it from Chewy for $9.99+ (available in sixes XS, M-XL).

    23. A pint of doggie-safe ice cream, so you and your pupper can enjoy a decadent treat together — no more sad puppy eyes staring down your dessert at the dinner table!

    Promising review: "I was giving my dog other brands of doggie ice cream as a treat before I came across Puppy Scoops. I wasn't aware that the ice cream I had been giving him contained soy. Puppy Scoops doesn't. My dog is on a grain-free diet and has a beautiful coat, no itching, no problems. The ice cream mix is easy to make. After freezing it's really hard and difficult to scoop out but by leaving the cup out for a few minutes solves that problem. Doggy-approved; I'll be buying Puppy Scoops from now on." —SouthernAmazoner

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in carob, peanut butter, vanilla, and maple bacon).

    24. A classic Kong treat-dispensing toy that'll keep your pooch entertained when you just don't have the energy for another round of fetch.

    Promising review: "Well, my adolescent dog is finally old enough that he can destroy most dog toys out there. People rave about Kongs for good reason! He doesn't seem to be able to chew through these toys, thank goodness! We're a busy family, so I use these Kong Extremes to keep him busy and out of my hair. I mix approximately half a can of wet dog food with water to make a soupy concoction. Then I mix in some dry kibble and fill the kong with this moistened, extra tasty dog food. Then I freeze it. A frozen filled Kong will keep my dog (approx 60 lbs) busy for at least an hour." —Cholla Cactus

    Read more about this awesome customer-favorite toy here.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in five sizes).

    25. A doggie DNA test like Embark, which could help shed some light on any potential breed-associated health issues (plus it's just fun to know what your pup's background is!).


    Not only will this DNA test reveal breed info, but it also includes access to your dog's relatives with — get ready for it — the world's only canine relative finder (!!).

    Get it from Embark for $199 (and use code HOLIDNA to get $40 off through 12/31/18) or Amazon for $159.

    26. Pet steps so you can give your senior or tiny-legged pup the gift of climbing up to the couch, bed, or window sill with ease.,

    Promising review: "Perfect to protect those little legs from getting damaged from jumping down, day after day, year after year. And like Chihuahuas, you can't have just one. I had to get two more. So I have stairs in every room to protect their little legs." —s.lucas, Lucas Chihuahuas

    Get it from Amazon for $45.99+ (available in six sizes and 11 colors).

    27. Some treats in fun seasonal flavors like gingerbread and snickerdoodle that any pup would be be thrilled to find in their stocking.


    Promising review: "My dogs love them. Smells so good I was tempted to taste one myself!! Ha. No. I didn't." —MoMo

    Get the 18 oz. Blue Dog Bakery gingerbread-flavor treats from Chewy for $11.45 and the 11 oz. Three Dog Bakery snickerdoodle treats for $7.99.

    28. A festive bow tie so your doggo will never be without something to wear for a last-minute special occasion.

    LePetsAndThigs / Etsy

    Promising review: "My labrador is now ready for all formal functions. He looks so handsome in his tartan plaid. Thanks!" —luckymomma

    Get it from LePetsAndThings on Etsy for $10.99+ (available in sizes XS–XL).

    29. A luxe-as-heck walking kit for the sophisticated dog who's got places to go and pups to see.

    Wild One

    The set includes a matching collar, leash, and poop bag carrier. I actually have this set and let me tell you — I can guarantee it will be an upgrade from whatever leash-and-collar sitch you've got going on at the moment. First of all, it's stain-, odor-, and dirt-resistant (bring it on, messy playdates at the dog park!), and its super-smooth poly nylon-coated material makes it game-changer in wet weather, since it won't hold onto moisture like a standard collar and leash. Plus, it's easy to clean and the muted colors the set is available in are pretty darn easy on the eyes. A worthy investment for your furry BFF for sure!

    Get it from Wild One for $105 (available in three sizes and six colors).

    30. The Whistle 3, a handy location and activity tracker that uses GPS so you can you keep tabs on a furry little escape artist's whereabouts — and also use it to track their daily activity levels and make sure they're getting the exercise they need.


    Just attach it to their collar and download the app!

    Promising review: "We LOVE this product. After our skittish rescue dog got loose for three long and scary weeks (see photo), we researched dog trackers. He has had the Whistle 3 for a month now and it works great. It is easy to set up and use, holds its charge for at least one week, and has a great interface. We never want to go through what we went through again, and are happy we found the Whistle 3. Peace of mind! Highly recommend it." —Carole

    Read more about it here.

    Get it from Amazon for $99.95 (plus subscription plan).

    31. A set of toys for the pup who's on the naughty or nice list — because even the dog who ate your last pair of sneakers and peed on the couch deserves a gift too.


    Plastic stocking comes with five toys for small to medium-sized dogs.

    Get the "Nice" set from Petco (pictured) for $5 (and get the "Naughty" set for $5 too).

    32. And finally, a Winedog subscription — which comes with treats for you and your pupper, so you can both look forward to sharing a box of goodies every month.


    Promising review: "I'm not sure who looks forward to this box more, me or my dog! I have received two boxes so far and have loved every single item inside! Can't say that for other subscription boxes, and I have tried MANY other subscriptions. My dog is obsessed with the toys that come inside and she loves all the treats! Without a doubt I will have this subscription for a very long time!" —Rebecca

    Get it from Cratejoy for $30.17+/month.

    Happy howlidays to you and yours!


    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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