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20+ great gifts for dog lovers

20+ great gifts for dog lovers

Dog lovers rarely mind receiving a gift that's more for their canine companion than for them.

Dog lovers rarely mind receiving a gift that's more for their canine companion than for them.

Best gifts for dog lovers 

Chai's Choice Premium Reflective Front Clip Dog Harness

The BestReviews Testing Lab tried out this dog harness with a golden retriever and a flat-coated retriever. They noted that it was comfortable for both dogs and gave them more control, thanks to the front clip design. The reflective stitching is a nice touch for late-night or early-morning walks. 

Available at  Amazon


Angels’ Eyes Tear Stain Wipes

If you're buying for the owner of a dog that regularly gets tear stains, they might appreciate these tear stain remover wipes. They're safe and gentle, which dog lovers will appreciate, easily removing mucus and soothing irritation. 

Available at 1800PetMeds


Otterly Pets Puppy Dog Pet Rope Toys

A dog toy gift set is the perfect present for someone obsessed with their dog. This set includes five rope toys, some of them interactive, letting the person you're buying for play with their canine companion. 

Available at Amazon


Play Globetrotter Collection Dog Toy Set

Anyone who loves travel as much as they love their dog is bound to be thrilled with this collection of five vacation-themed dog toys. These plush toys take the form of a flip-flop, duffel bag, passport, camera and headphones — perfect for a jet-setting pooch. 

Available at Petplay


Arm & Hammer for Pets Super Treadz Gorilla Dental Chew Toy

Give the gift of better-smelling dog breath with this dental chew toy. It removes plaque and tartar as dogs chew, making it more than just a dog toy. It's also great for owners of destructive dogs, as it helps to redirect problem chewing behavior. 

Available at Amazon


Petcube Cam

Dog parents who want to keep a close eye on their pets when they're not home will adore this pet camera. When trying out this camera, the BestReviews Testing Lab praised it for its wide angle, decent picture quality and ease of use. 

Available at Amazon


Furbo Dog Camera

This high-end dog camera lets owners do more than just monitor their pets. With its two-way audio, people can speak to their dogs when they're not home, reassuring them or keeping them out of mischief. There's also a treat-dispensing function. 

Available at Amazon


Sportdog Brand Competition Mega Whistle

Dog whistles are useful training tools, especially for people who do agility or other sports or activities with their dogs. This powerful whistle has an impressive range and is easy to blow. It features a key ring, so pet parents never forget to take it out with them. 

Available at Amazon


Embark Dog DNA Test

If you have someone in your life who's enamored with their four-legged friend, it's natural they want to know all about it. Perfect for owners of mixed-breed pups, this dog DNA test reveals canine ancestry from a database of 350+ breeds. Plus, it can identify potential health complaints.

Available at Amazon


Wisdom Panel Premium Dog DNA Test

This comprehensive dog DNA test reveals dogs' breeds from over 350 options and performs health tests that could prove lifesaving. The recipient will get the results digitally, in an easy-to-understand format. 

Available at Amazon


Pet Gear I-GO2 Traveler Carrier

Some dog lovers want to take their pets with them, wherever they go. If this sounds like the person you're buying for, consider this compact pet carrier, perfect for small dogs. Users can wear it like a backpack or roll it along on wheels. 

Available at Amazon


Kurgo G-Train Dog Carrier Backpack

While it's not as good as some for long-distance traveling, this dog carrier backpack is great for taking small dogs on long hikes or on certain forms of public transit. It comes in two versions: one for dogs up to 15 pounds, the other for dogs up to 25 pounds. 

Available at Amazon


Coolaroo The Original Cooling Elevated Dog Bed

This elevated dog bed is breathable, so it’s great in warm weather when some pups feel too hot on conventional beds. 

Available at Amazon


Oster Golden A5 Two-Speed Animal Grooming Clippers 

Are you buying for someone who loves their dogs so much that they give them haircuts at home? If so, these quality dog clippers make a great gift. They’re powerful, with a two-speed motor, and great for precision trims. 

Available at Amazon


Tuff Mutt Hands-Free Dog Leash

This hands-free dog leash is a perfect present for dog lovers who also like to run. With this leash, they can safely run with their pooch, without affecting their gait or performance. The bungee design helps absorb shock if dogs pull on the leash. 

Available at Amazon


Columbia Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof Hiking Boots

Hiking boots are ideal for anyone who likes to go on long hikes with their dog. These are durable and waterproof, with plenty of traction on the soles to stand up to all kinds of terrain and weather conditions. 

Available at Amazon


Paw Lifestyles Dog Treat Training Pouch 

If you're buying for someone who never goes anywhere without treats, this dog treat bag is a thoughtful gift. There are three ways to wear it: on a waist belt, on a shoulder strap or using the metal belt clip. 

Available at Amazon


Baleaf Packable Rain Jacket

A packable jacket comes in handy when pet parents get caught out in the rain on a long dog walk. This one is fully waterproof and easily folds into a compact package. 

Available at Amazon


Blueberry Pet Cozy Soft Chenille Classy Striped Dog Sweater

Dogs stay warm and look adorable in this cozy sweater, so the dog lover in your life won't be able to contain their excitement. It comes in seven hues, including dark plum, chic gray and lavender frost. 

Available at Amazon


Bodhi Dog Natural Pet Cologne

You might be buying for someone who loves their dog, but that doesn't mean they love eau de pup. This natural dog cologne covers up pet odors, leaving dogs smelling great. 

Available at Amazon

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