Dogs are man’s best friend…
For all that friendship and love he or she gives you, your favorite pet also deserves a little gift once in a while, right?
Bottom line: If you are looking for an original, useful, or funny gift for your dog, you’ve come to the right place!
In this list, we gathered the 44 must-have unique, funny, and personalized gifts for dog lovers.
Ready to give that good boy the gift he or she deserves? Let’s have a look!
In this article you will find:
- 44 unique, funny & personalized gifts for dog lovers
- How do I choose the right gifts for dog lovers?
- What are the best funny gifts for dog lovers?
- A similar list for cats?
44. Dog Lion Mane
We start this list of unique & funny gifts for dog lovers with perhaps more of a present for the owner than for the dog.
But you got to admit, these manes would just look cute and funny on any dog!
Who’s the one true king of the backyard?
43. Calming Music Device
People just can’t seem to say enough about this amazing next product.
From puppies in training to rescue dogs with anxiety issues, all are significantly calmer thanks to the soothing music emitted by this device.
A great gift for dog lovers who need to leave their dog alone during the day. It relieves stress and anxiety, relieves sound phobias, stops barking, and more.
42. Dog Shaming Calendar
In our 2022 edition of top funny gifts for dog lovers, we had to include the infamous dog shaming calendar.
Find out every day what shameful yet hilarious mischief dogs around the world have been up to.
These pictures are so hysterical that tearing the next page will easily become the first order of the day.
41. GoPro Harness
Ever wondered how the world looks through a dog’s eyes?
Well, thanks to this GoPro harness you can find out!
Just attach your GoPro or Hero device and follow your dog on his crazy adventures!
40. Dog-tastic Apron
For the dog lovers among you who like to cook, we present this colorful apron.
The bold colors and style will add some dog-themed finesse to any kitchen.
This unique apron comes with an adjustable neck with black ties and is machine washable.
39. Ultimate Seat Cover
Dogs are great … but they do tend to leave a mess on the back seat of the car.
However, with this original and useful gift, dog lovers will never sigh again when opening that back seat door.
Everyone is very enthusiastic about this bestselling seat protector.
38. Customized Slippers
At No. 38 we find the first of many personalized gifts for dog lovers.
Based on pictures, craftsmen will create unique slipper clones of your canine friend.
Aren’t you curious to see how the dog will react when you’re wearing these puppies?
37. Doodling For Dog Lovers
Does the dog person you are buying a gift for like to doodle?
Say no more and just have a look at this unique gift.
It includes 50 inspiring doodle prompts and creative exercises that spur canine lovers to explore, experiment, and brainstorm ways to draw and doodle their favorite furry friends!
36. Personalized Dog Collar
A man’s best friend deserves his very own collar.
And these bad boys are custom-made from the best possible materials.
One of our favorite personalized gifts for dog lovers!
35. Paper Clip Set
Showing the world you’re a dog lover sometimes resides in the smallest things.
With this set of unique paper clips, you can add a little PAWsomeness to any document or folder.
This is a great stocking stuffer or gag gift!
34. Home Cooked Dog Meals
Feed Me: 50 Home Cooked Meals For Your Dog is a collection of healthy, balanced meals perfect for canine companions.
Featuring over 50 vegetarian and meaty recipes from chicken meatballs to rice, egg, and vegetable croquettes.
This culinary gift for dog lovers also offers tips and tricks to transition pups to home-cooked meals.
33. Feeding Reminder
For those of you that are looking for the perfect stocking stuffer for a dog owner, check out this hilarious gadget.
With it, an owner will never wonder whether he or she has already fed the dog.
It’s the size of a double light switch and can be mounted almost anywhere.
32. Personalized Blanket
Whether you’re looking for a nice fleece blanket for yourself or one for your dog, you just have to go for this one.
You’ll receive a heavenly-soft blanket with a personalized print of your pet.
As far as unique and personalized gifts for dog lovers go, this one is a must-have.
31. Portable Paw Cleaner
Although everyone loves to take their dog for a walk, but they get frustrated when they see mud their pets drag back into the house.
No more mud issues with this little gadget that allows you to easily clean those dirty paws.
The portable dog paw cleaner is one of our bestselling gifts for dog lovers.
30. Funny Dog Socks
You were probably waiting to see this one pass by in our list of funny gifts for dog lovers.
Yep, funny dog socks are an absolute must, and these puppies are just the cutest.
Let’s be honest, how adorable are those little ears?
29. Kate Spade Dog Watch
Kate Spade has created a high-end phone accessory for the dog-loving fashionista.
A big-eyed pooch will guard her phone in this coated leather folio case with convenient card slots and a magnetic-tab closure.
Unique, stylish, and dog-themed. What else do you need?
28. Personalized Dog Portrait
The ultimate personalized gift for dog lovers is, of course, the pet portrait.
Based on a provided photograph, the artist will make a funny portrait of your best friend.
An elegant keepsake that immortalizes your pet and deserves a prominent place in your home.
27. Garden Flag
This garden flag is the perfect present for people who love pets and want the world to know to expect a few paw-prints inside.
It is made of heavy, quality fabric and not the thin silky fabric some flags are made of.
Not only is the message heartwarming, but the materials promise to deliver durability over time.
26. Lazy Dog Planter
If we’re going to make a list of funny gifts for dog lovers, we have to add a comical planter.
This attractive little planter makes for a unique addition to your desk.
It is great for mini succulents, cacti, or decorative candles.
25. Doggy Backpack
Next, we have the perfect gift for dogs and owners who love to go hiking.
When you’re planning to be out for the day, you actually need to carry a lot of equipment, ranging from water bottles to bowls and treats.
With this nifty pack, the dog can help carry his own stuff. Just have a look at the reviews, dogs love wearing it, and see it is as playtime!
24. Dog Paw Earrings
Dog lovers aren’t afraid to show their profound affection for canines to the world.
And with these gorgeous paw stud earrings, female dog owners will be able to do exactly in a cute and stylish way.
These lovely little earrings are available in different colors.
23. Bathtub Lure
The struggle is real…when it comes to getting your dog in the bathtub.
That is why dog lovers all over will be ecstatic when they receive this ingenious little gadget that allows you to lure your dog into the tub.
Just add some peanut butter and put it on the wall, it will keep your dog busy for several minutes.
22. Kiehl’s Dog Shampoo
So you got the dog into the tub? Great job!
Now comes an even harder part, washing him…
But perhaps your dog just has high standards when it comes to beauty products? In this case, you’ll want to go for the dog shampoo by the renowned beauty brand Kiehl’s.
21. Woof Baby Blanket
If we are talking about personalized gifts for dog lovers, we also have to mention this amazing website.
Just take a quality photo of your woof baby. Next, choose your format, theme, and size.
Et Voila! A truly unique and personalized gift will be ready!
20. Pawprint Keepsake
If you are looking for personalized gifts for dog lovers, look no further.
This set allows an owner to create a unique keepsake that combines an impression of his or her pet’s paw with a loving picture.
A touching item that will be cherished even more once a pet has crossed the rainbow bridge.
19. Dog Collar LED Light
For those dog lovers who enjoy going for a late-night walk, we have the perfect gift.
This dog collar-led light will enable them to keep their favorite pet safe wherever they go and no matter how dark it is.
Visible for more than 1/2 mile and 100% waterproof.
18. Bulldog Bookends
Next on our list of unique gifts for dog lovers, we have a stylish home deco item.
This set of cast-iron bookends will bring a bit of canine charm to any office or living space.
And who better to guard your favorite books than a pair of authentic English bulldogs.
17. Dog Anxiety Jacket
This patented ThunderShirt design applies gentle, constant pressure to calm anxiety, fear, and over-excitement.
The perfect gift for dog lovers to keep their pets calm & relaxed during fireworks, thunder, separation, travel, vet visits, and much more.
This innovative & unique harness already helped millions of dogs feel safe!
16. The FURminator
Fur WON’T BE BACK!
Thanks to this ultra-effective FURminator de-shedding tool.
It will safely and easily remove loose hair and undercoat, and with a push of the button will release the hair again from the brush. One of the best gifts to give long-haired dogs and the owners who need to groom them.
15. Corki Wine Stopper
Ok, a Corgi-shaped wine stopper? That is just freakin hilarious!
Their sausage-like body does indeed lend itself perfectly to the task.
This funny gift for dog lovers fits most bottles and is dishwasher safe.
14. Chuckit! Ball Launcher
Throw a dog’s ball and he will be happy … it’s as simple as that.
Unfortunately, the owner often gets tired long before his or her dog does.
However, thanks to this smart & unique gift any dog lover can pick up and throw the ball without any effort! Go long buster!
13. Ellen DeGeneres Sheets
Bring Ellen’s signature whimsical style to the bedroom with these soft cotton sheets featuring an adorable puppy print.
Available for twin, queen, and king-sized beds.
The perfect gift for a dog-loving Ellen DeGeneres fan!
12. Spatula & Cookie Cutter Set
People like dogs and cookies, right?
With this hilarious yet elegant dog-themed spatula and cookie cutter set, one can bake a fresh batch of treats.
A lovely baking gift set that’s perfect for your favorite dog lover.
11. Lightweight Dog Ramp
Is the dog getting a bit older? Or perhaps it is recovering from an injury?
Help this good boy to get in and out of the car more easily with this-ultra light dog ramp.
This unique gift for dog lovers with a good heart weighs just under 10 lbs. but can hold over 150 lbs.
10. Pet Odor Eliminating Candle
Dogs are great, but having them around the house all the time does leave a particular smell.
These scented candles were designed specifically to eliminate those odors and replace them with a sweet vanilla smell.
A thoughtful and useful gift for dog lovers…as well as their roommates.
9. UPS Delivery Man Costume
No matter which occasion, this suit just looks too adorable not to give as a gift, doesn’t it?
Whether it is actually Halloween or just a casual Wednesday, any good boy will receive extra petting when wearing this lovely little outfit.
This funny gift for dog lovers is available for big or small dogs alike.
8. Slow Feed Dog Bowl
This best-selling dog bowl will help to teach a dog to slow down while eating.
Veterinarians recommend Fun Feeder Slo-Bowls to aid in digestion and help prevent bloat by allowing dogs to forage for their food through the fun patterns and mazes.
A fun healthy gift for dog lovers and their good boy!
7. Dog GPS Tracker
Losing one’s dog is probably the biggest nightmare of any dog owner.
But give a dog lover one of these nifty gifts and he or she will be able to sleep on both ears.
Just attach the GPS tracker to the dog’s collar, and you can check its exact location at any time using your phone.
6. Garden Memorial Stone
We enter the top 6 of our list of unique gifts for dog lovers with a hearth warming item.
This beautiful garden stone will make sure your best friend is remembered even when he’s gone.
The receiver of this touching gift is bound to shed a little tear.
5. Portable Water Bottle & Bowl
This unique gift will be highly appreciated by any dog and its owner who loves to go for long walks.
The bottle is 100% leakproof while it’s being carried? Just open it up, give it a squeeze, and the little dish will fill up.
No dog will have to go thirsty during a walk ever again!
4. Aquapaw Bathing Glove
“I don’t mind the dog smell!” … said no one ever!
That is why at #3 on our list of unique & funny gifts for dog lovers we find the Aquapaw.
This nifty gift will make bathing your dog a breeze. No more messing around with garden hoses or pitchers. The water will flow directly from the glove while being distributed evenly and in a comfortable way.
3. Hardcover Books For Dog Lovers
Do you know a dog lover who takes pride in their home decor? The Dog Book Company’s chic range of hardcover coffee table books could be the perfect gift.
All of their books include hundreds of high-quality photos of beautiful dogs, plus, they donate $1 from every sale to dog charities. As well to The Book of Frenchies (featured), they have unique books about Pugs and Dachshunds, too.
Get $10 off with the coupon code GIFTHACKER.
2. Furbo Dog Camera & Treat Dispenser
This great gadget, which by the way even made it on the “Ellen” show, is truly one of our all-time favorite unique gifts for dog lovers.
The Furbo allows the owner to speak to his or her pet via her phone. It has night vision and works with a 2-way chat so the dog can also hear the owner.
On top of that, with a push of the button, you can even let the device dispense small treats!
1. Stuffed Animal Dog Clone
At the very top of our list of unique & funny gifts for dog lovers, we find the Cuddle Clone.
Based on the photographs you upload, artisans will craft a perfect stuffed animal version of any pupper, floofer, or doggo.
Every dog lover out there will love receiving this unique gift. Some will give it to their dog as a toy, others will keep it for themselves. This is also a very emotional gift to give an owner whose dog has just passed away.
How do I choose the right gifts for dog lovers?
The most unique and funny gifts for dog lovers are those original items that either make the dog happy or put a smile on the face of the owners. Winning gift ideas for dog owners include:
- Innovative gadgets such as the Furbo dog camera & treat dispenser.
- Original & funny toys that dogs particularly love or that make playing even easier for the owner.
- Unique gifts that help a dog with his mental & physical health. An example is a safety harness.
- Funny outfits or attributes that are hilarious when put on the dog, and they are not uncomfortable or hindering for the animal in any way.
What are the best funny gifts for dog lovers?
The best funny gifts for dog lovers as those hilarious items that can be used for or by the dog, but that won’t hinder the animal in any way, just for the entertainment of the owner.
You should stay away from any outfits or attributes that are uncomfortable for the dog to wear or use. A true dog lover will not appreciate any gifts that make his or her best friend sad.
Acceptable funny gifts for dogs are for example smaller items that can be easily put on and removed and that won’t fit too tight, such as these dog manes.
Of course, funny gifts that are still dog-related, but that don’t physically involve the dog are perfect as well and will be loved by the owners. Our absolute favorite is this handmade stuffed clone you can have made of any dog based on nothing more than some photographs.
A similar list for cats?
Most people are either a dog or a cat person. So if you are the latter this list of unique, funny & personalized gifts for dog lovers is probably not your cup of tea.
But don’t worry, we got you covered. In case you are more into cats, perhaps you want to check out our other post on gift ideas for people who like cats.
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Last Updated on September 6, 2023 by Emily Scott