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[UPDATED OCTOBER 2021]
Christmas shopping can be a tedious task. But, there’s one recipient on your holiday list that is likely the easiest and most fun to shop for, your dog! I’m sure you spoil your dog every chance you get, but Christmas is a great time to spoil your dog a little extra! Here is a list of the top 16 Christmas gifts for a dog in 2021!
Whether you’re shopping for a small dog, large dog, or anything in between, you’ll find some great gift ideas that will inspire you to spoil your dog rotten this Christmas.
16 Christmas Gifts For A Dog
You’ll find everything on this list from toys, clothing, bedding, to items that not only bring joy to your pup but can make your life of dog ownership a little easier.
1. My First Christmas Dog Bandana
Celebrate your pup’s first Christmas with you by getting him or her this cute Buffalo Check Plaid dog bandana. Whether it’s your puppy’s first Christmas ever or your dog’s first Christmas with you, this bandana is a great idea to mark the occasion.
This bandana is available in red or green Buffalo Check and measures 24 inches wide. It is suitable for most small, medium and large dogs.
The material is soft, lightweight and durable. A few owners have mentioned that the letters on the front tend to wear off after numerous washings. I would recommend hand washing or washing on a gentle cycle.
- Red Buffalo Check Plaid dog bandana, also available in green.
- Ideal for puppy’s first Christmas, or rescue dogs first Christmas with their new family.
- Measures 24″ wide.
- Suitable for most dogs.
- Lightweight and soft material.
- Durable fabric.
- White lettering on the front “My First Christmas”.
2. Zippy Paws Holiday Burrow
This interactive hide and seek plush toy is sure to give your dog hours of fun! It is so cute in a fun holiday design. Watch as your dog figures out how to pull the Reindeers out of their house.
This puzzle toy is a great way to keep your dog’s mind stimulated. Each Reindeer has a squeaker inside for even more excitement. Get in on the fun and hide the Reindeer around the house and let your dog hunt and sniff for them. You could also stuff your dog’s favourite treats inside the burrow for added fun.
This toy is great for small to medium-sized dogs, and because it is plush it is not recommended for aggressive chewers.
- Hide and seek interactive toy, challenges your dog’s mind.
- Prevents boredom.
- Fun holiday design.
- Squeaker inside each Reindeer.
- Burrow measures 7.5 x 4.5 x 5.5 inches.
- Ideal for small to medium-sized dogs, and gentle chewers.
3. Zippy Paws Holiday Hedgehog
Give your dog a cute festive squeak toy to play with. This Holiday Hedgehog is made of soft plush fabric and features one squeaker that makes a grunting noise.
This toy is ideal for gentle chewers and dogs who love to have a toy to cuddle. The Holiday Hedgehog would bring out your dog’s hunting instincts because it is realistic looking. What dog doesn’t love a squeaker toy?
- Soft plush toy.
- One squeaker that makes a grunting noise.
- Realistic looking hedgehog in a festive design, wearing a Santa hat.
- Great for gentle play, cuddle toy, or games of fetch.
- Available in 3 sizes, Small, Large and X-Large.
- Not meant for aggressive chewers.
4. Pups Light and Pups Blue Ribbin Plush Toy Set
Do you ever feel like people judge you for drinking alone? Well, now you never have to drink alone again! This plush toy set from Nestpark makes a great gift for your furry best friend, who can now be your drinking buddy.
This set features one Pup Light and one Pups Blue Ribbin plush toy with a squeaker inside. These toys have fantastic attention to detail, to make them look like the real thing.
Each plush can measures 5.5 inches tall and 2.5 inches wide, they are about the size of a soda can. For a plush toy, they are pretty durable, featuring an inner mesh to make them stronger than other plush toys.
They are a favourite toy among dogs and their owners, and they really are a hit at parties. This set is ideal for small, medium and large size dogs.
Many dog owners have mentioned that their dogs love these toys so much that they are actually gentle with them. I still wouldn’t recommend them for an aggressive chewer.
Nestpark offers 100% satisfaction with these toys.
- Plush toy set includes 1 Pup Light & 1 Pups Blue Ribbin toy.
- Squeaker in each toy.
- Inner mesh durability.
- Great for all dogs, small, medium and large.
- Each toy measures 5.5″ tall & 2.5″ wide.
- 100% satisfaction.
5. Furbo Treat Tossing Dog Camera
How about starting the new year off by being able to keep an eye on your beloved pooch while you are away at the office. The Furbo Dog Camera is a great gift for those tech-loving dog parents. While this gift may not seem like it is exclusively for your dog, it will certainly make things easier for you and your dog while you are away from each other.
This 2-way 1080p Full HD camera allows you to engage with your dog while you are away. You’ll be able to check in with your dog and toss him a treat every now and then. With a built-in 2-way microphone and speaker, you’ll be able to talk to your dog throughout the day, and it also features a bark sensor that sends an alert to your smartphone when your dog is barking.
Being away from your dog for a few hours or for any length of time is hard on not only you but your dog. You feel guilty for leaving, and your dog gives you those sad eyes wondering when you’ll be back. With the Furbo Dog Camera, you’ll be able to feel at ease knowing you can check in with your dog throughout the day, and even keep your dog entertained by scheduling a treat toss every hour or whenever you wish.
- 160-degree wide-angle view full HD 1080p camera.
- Night vision capabilities view your dog day or night.
- 2-way audio microphone and speaker.
- Barking sensor.
- Hands-free treat tosser works wirelessly with mobile device apps.
- Takes selfies of your dog when your dog faces the camera.
- Easy 3 steps, 3-minute set-up. Plug-in, download the Furbo app and connect to Wifi.
- Works with Amazon Alexa.
6. Kuoser Christmas Snowflake Cold Weather Dog Coat
The Kuoser Christmas Snowflake Cold Weather Dog Coat features a furry collar, leash/harness hole opening, and a festive print.
This stylish coat is reversible, so you actually get 2 coats in 1. The outer layer which is the snowflake pattern is made of waterproof terylene material. The snowflakes are reflective, so at night you get a glow of snowflakes. The inner layer features a plaid print with a reflective strip, and a cozy fleece and cotton lining.
Not only is this coat festive, but it is windproof, snowproof and waterproof, making sure your pup stays dry and warm.
Multiple sizes are available to suit small, medium and large dogs. This coat is easy to put on and take off, with a hook and loop closure on the neck and chest. The chest features an elastic design to ensure a comfortable fit.
The red snowflake coat features a black plaid inner lining, and the blue snowflake coat features a green plaid inner lining.
- Reversible cold-weather dog coat.
- Available in red or green.
- Outer layer is windproof, waterproof, & snowproof.
- Inner layer is warm & cozy.
- Reflective snowflake pattern, & reflective strip (plaid layer).
- Outer layer is made of waterproof terylene material.
- Inner layer is fleece & cotton.
- Leash/harness hole opening.
- Furry collar.
- Hook & loop closure (Velcro) on neck & chest.
- Available in red or green.
- Multiple sizes available.
7. Kuoser Reversible Dog Coat
Here is another great cold-weather dog coat from Kuoser! If a snowflake pattern isn’t your style, like the one above, this reversible dog coat may just be a great option!
The reversible design features a one-colour outer layer that is waterproof and windproof. The inner layer features a fun plaid print that is soft, cozy and warm. This coat is extremely popular and is loved by dogs because it is lightweight, dog owners love how easy it is to put on and take off.
Available in a multitude of colours and sizes, this coat makes a great gift for any dog regardless of breed and size.
Made of thick polyester fibre, this coat will keep your dog warm in the cold winter. It features a buttonhole for a collar or harness and velcro closures that make it easy to put on and take off.
- Waterproof and windproof.
- Warm and lightweight.
- Reversible design, the plaid side is warm and cozy, the plain side is waterproof.
- Easy to put on and take off.
- Velcro closures.
- Buttonhole for collar and harness.
- Elastic chest design.
- Available in a multitude of sizes and colours.
8. Best Friends by Sheri Calming Shag Donut Cuddle Bed
Pamper your dog this Christmas with a better night’s sleep! This donut-shaped bed is ideal for dogs who love to curl up and get cozy. The soft and comfy faux shag fur exterior of this bed is reminiscent of a mother’s fur coat. This bed is self-warming and offers your dog a luxurious rest.
Your dog will feel a sense of comfort and security with the raised 9″ rim that offers head and neck support. This bed is soft and comfortable to the touch and is made with luxurious faux fur/shag material, and features a tough nylon bottom that is both dirt and water-resistant. The water-resistant bottom prevents any accidental messes from reaching the floor.
The entire bed can be easily cleaned, there are no covers to remove, simply toss the entire bed in the washing machine and dryer! To avoid any matting of the faux fur it is recommended to dry the bed in the dryer and not air dry it.
This bed is not ideal for teething puppies or aggressive chewers.
- Round donut shaped cuddler bed, ideal for dogs who love to curl up.
- 9″ raised rim for head and neck support.
- The small size bed is 23″ x 23″, ideal for dogs up to 25lbs.
- Luxurious faux fur/shag material offers your dog comfort and coziness.
- Tough nylon bottom is dirt and water-resistant.
- The entire bed is machine washable, and safe in the dryer.
- Keeps your dog calm and safe because of it’s donut shape to cradle them.
9. PetFusion Premium Pet Blanket
Dogs enjoy the softness and warmth of a nice cozy blanket just as much as we do. Why not spoil your dog this year with a luxurious blanket to keep him or her warm?
This premium dog blanket not only provides your dog with a soft and comfortable place to lay on, but it also protects your furniture and your dog’s bed from any scratches, clawing, chewing, and dog hair.
It is made of 100% polyester micro plush and is double layer reversible. Your dog will enjoy the softness and warmth of this blanket all year long. It is great for all seasons.
This blanket is ideal for protecting your couch or chair from dog hair, it can be used in your car, your dog’s crate or bed, and on the floor. Use it anywhere your dog likes to lay.
- 100% polyester micro plush reversible dog blanket.
- Protects your furniture and dog’s bed from dog hair and scratching, clawing, and chewing.
- The blanket is shed and pill-resistant.
- Machine washable.
- Available in 4 sizes, Small, Medium, Large and X-Large.
- Available in 2 colours.
- 12 Month Warranty.
10. Rabbitgoo Dog Harness
Got a dog that pulls? We’ve all been there! You try to go for a nice walk with your dog but instead, you find yourself being pulled and dragged around by your dog. It makes for a very fast-paced walk and you feel like your arm is stretched out to its capacity!
Well, no more! Make walking more enjoyable with the Rabbitgoo Dog Harness. This no-pull dog harness makes walking your dog safe and enjoyable for you and your dog. It is my number 1 recommended dog harness!
This harness allows you to attach your dog’s leash to the front of the chest for better control and while training, and on the back for casual walks and jogging.
With the no-pull harness, you no longer have to worry about being pulled, and your dog will not have a collar choking his neck.
- Adjustable with 2 neck & 2 chest straps, to ensure a proper fit.
- Front & back clip harness.
- Easy on & off removal, with 2 fast release buckles.
- Made of durable Nylon Oxford, & padded with breathable soft air mesh.
- Lightweight, breathable and water-resistant. Good for all seasons.
- Bright reflective straps make walking at night safer.
- Easy to clean, hand wash with mild soap.
- Available in 4 sizes.
- Available in 6 colours.
11. Friends Forever Orthopedic Lounge Sofa For Dogs
Do you find yourself having to share the couch with your dog? Once a dog discovers just how comfortable your couch is they never want to lounge anywhere else. This lounge sofa is a perfect gift for those couch-loving dogs.
This lounge sofa not only provides your dog with comfortable and restful sleep, but it also provides soft cushioning support to dogs who suffer from joint pain or arthritis. All dogs will enjoy the comfort of this bed, but senior dogs and dogs suffering from aching bones will benefit the most out of this bed.
This orthopedic bed features a human-grade foam mattress with a generously cushioned poly-fill bolster to provide your dog with head and neck support.
The cover is tear-resistant, water-resistant and hair-resistant, it is durable and designed to last. The cover can easily be removed and cleaned in the washing machine.
- Orthopedic bed made with human-grade mattress foam.
- It provides support and relief to dogs who suffer from joint pain or arthritis.
- The cushioned poly-fill bolster provides head and neck support.
- Durable anti-tear, water-resistant, and hair-resistant cover.
- The cover is removable and machine washable.
- Available in 4 sizes.
- Available in 4 colours.
- 100% Satisfaction Guarantee, 1-Year Warranty.
12. Chuckit! Max Glow Ball
With this glow-in-the-dark ball by Chuckit! your games of fetch never have to end! Your dog will have hours of fun chasing this ball in the dark. This is a great gift for dogs who love being outside when the sun goes down and is perfect for dog parents who get home late and want to have some playtime with their dogs.
This ultra-bright glow-in-the-dark ball charges within minutes under direct light or outside in the sunlight. Just 5 minutes of charging under the light provides 20 minutes of glow time.
Chuckit! balls are extremely popular because they are designed to last, and dogs and owners love them because they are durable and practically chew proof. This ball is made with pet-safe materials and features a textured surface to make it easy to grip. The Max Glow Ball is compatible with the Chuckit! launcher.
- Glow-in-the-dark ball charges under direct light or sunlight.
- Made with non-toxic pet safe materials.
- Compatible with the Chuckit! ball launcher.
- Textured surface for easier grip.
- Easy to clean and resistant to dirt and slobber.
- Available in 4 sizes.
13. Bubbletastic Bacon Bubble Machine For Dogs
The Bubbletastic Bacon Bubble Machine makes a great gift for the dog who has everything! Watch as your dog goes wild for bacon-scented and flavoured bubbles. Your dog will be able to chase, pounce, and try to catch all those bacon bubbles coming at him, and you’ll be entertained just watching him.
This automatic bubble machine uses 4AA batteries(not included), to get started simply pour the bacon bubble solution into the machine and turn it on. The bubble solution is 100% non-toxic and safe for dogs and kids, and it is tear-free.
- Automatic battery operated bubble machine. Requires 4AA batteries not included.
- Includes a free 8oz bottle of bacon-scented bubble solution.
- The bubble solution is 100% non-toxic, tear-free, and safe for dogs and kids.
- It provides hours of interactive fun for your dog.
- Bubble solution has a wand for hand blowing.
- It can be refilled with any bubble solution (for kids).
14. Plaid Dog Hoodie
Give your dog the gift of fashion with this sporty-looking dog hoodie by Kooltail. Your dog will be stylish and warm wearing this hoodie made of 100% polyester. It is thicker than other dog hoodies on the market and features a leash hole opening on the back.
The ribbed cuffs and hem give this hoodie a snug and comfortable fit, and the soft hood will keep your dog’s ears warm during chilly walks. A kangaroo pocket on the back completes the look and doubles as a spot to hold poop bags.
This hoodie is a pull-on style that easily goes on and off, it does not have any tabs or buttons. You really need to measure your dog to get a proper fit as the sizing is a little different than your usual dog’s size. If your dog is in between sizes it is best to order the larger size.
- Sporty looking dog hoodie keeps your dog warm.
- Made of soft 100% polyester.
- Ribbed cuffs and hem provide a snug and comfortable fit.
- Leash hole opening.
- Pull-on style, easy to put on and take off.
- Available in 3 colours.
- Available in 6 sizes.
- Great for all dogs.
15. Snuffle Mat For Dogs by LIVACASA
A snuffle mat is a great way to slow your dog down if he is eating too fast. It also helps to alleviate boredom and stimulates your dog’s mind. It is a great puzzle toy/feeder that makes your dog work and problem solve in order to find food and treats.
The LIVACASA Snuffle Mat is large enough for any size and breed of dog. It measures 25 x 25 centimetres (9.8 x 9.8″), and it folds flat and is easy to carry and store.
This snuffle mat is made of safe and non-toxic material that is odour-free. The bottom of the mat is made of oxford cloth and features a non-slip grip to keep the mat in place. The snuffle part is made of soft felt cloth.
To clean this mat, simply machine wash or hand wash it and toss it in the dryer or hang to dry. The colours will not fade, it is durable and will last a long time.
- Foldable & easy to carry snuffle mat.
- Suitable for all dogs, & large enough for multiple dogs.
- Measures 25 x 25 cm. (9.8 x 9.8″).
- Slows fast eaters down.
- Provides mental stimulation.
- Prevents boredom.
- Great rainy day activity.
- Safe, non-toxic & odour free.
- Non-slip grip.
- Made of oxford cloth & soft felt cloth.
- Machine washable & dryer friendly.
16. Banana Monkey 2 Pack Squeaky Dog Toys by Rmolitty
This adorable Banana Monkey plush dog toy is actually a 2 pack! One toy features a monkey head in a banana peel, and the second toy is a banana peel with a monkey tail.
Both toys feature a squeaker inside to entice your dog, the monkey tail is made of rope for tugging. These toys are stronger and more durable than other plush toys, as they are made of high-quality pineapple fleece. The material is thicker, with reinforced stitching to make them last longer.
The Banana Monkey is suitable for small and medium-sized dogs, and even large dogs. Many owners mention their Husky and Golden Retriever loves playing with this toy.
If your dog happens to damage this toy, Rmolitty will offer a one-time free replacement.
- 2 piece plush dog toy.
- One noise-making squeaker in the body of each toy.
- Made of high-quality pineapple fleece.
- Stronger, thicker & more durable than most plush toys.
- Enhanced stitching.
- Suitable for small, medium and large dogs.
- Satisfaction guaranteed, one time free replacement.
- Machine washable.
I hope you have enjoyed this list of Christmas gifts for a dog as much as I have in putting it together. There are so many great items to choose from, and I am definitely feeling inspired and hope you are too.
Buying a Christmas gift for your dog should be a fun experience, and I’m pretty sure your dog will be the most satisfied recipient on your holiday list this year!
Are you wondering if you should let your dog open his own Christmas gift this year? This article from the American Kennel Club will help you decide.
Do you have a dog to shop for this Christmas? What Christmas gift do you think your dog will love the most? Be sure to share your thoughts and comments below, along with any other gift suggestions.
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