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[UPDATED May 2021]
It’s time to show the dog dad in your life some appreciation. With Father’s Day just around the corner, I have put together a list of gifts for dog dads, that any father of a fur child will appreciate and love.
There’s a reason dogs are called “man’s best friend”. Dog dads spend an endless amount of time with their dogs, caring for them, playing fetch, picking up their poop, taking them to the vet, and walking them rain or shine!
If the dog dad in your life loves his dog just as much as his human kids (or even more), or if his only child happens to be a dog, then you’re in luck! This list of gifts is suitable for any devoted dog dad. You’ll find everything from tech gadgets, funny novelty gifts, to gifts that will not only benefit him but his furry best friend too!
Don’t forget to keep these gifts in mind for Holidays, Birthdays, or just because. Dog dad gifts are always appreciated any time of the year.
10 Gifts For Dog Dads
Men can be hard to shop for, but if he happens to own a dog, shopping is a little easier. After all, he loves his dog and will do anything to make his dog happy, so getting him a dog-related gift is a great choice.
Chances are he has tons of cute pictures and funny stories about his dog that he loves to show and tell to anyone. Dog dads take pride in their dogs and will appreciate any gift that makes life easier for them as well as their furry best friend.
The following is a list of 10 great finds, perfect for any dog dad.
1. FitBark GPS All-In-One Dog Health And Location Tracker
[For The Health Minded Dog Dad]
FitBark GPS is an all-in-one dog health and location tracker. FitBark has been around for years and just recently at the end of 2019 launched its GPS tracker to the U.S. market only.
If you live in the U.S. you can now track your dog’s location along with your dog’s activity and rest patterns.
If you’re familiar with the FitBark2 which is available worldwide, you know how great it is at tracking your dog’s activity and monitoring your dog’s health. The GPS version takes it one step further by also letting you know where your dog is at all times.
This is a great gift for any dog dad who wants to keep his dog as healthy as possible, and if he owns a Fitbit, he can get healthy right alongside his dog.
For more information on what FitBark can do, and how it can help your dog check out my review on the FitBark GPS.
2. Matching Dog and Owner Shirts
[For The Fashionable Dog Dad]
This is a great gift for the stylish dog dad who isn’t afraid to be seen wearing a matching outfit with his dog. This takes bonding with his dog to a whole other level.
Black shirt for him says “The Boss”, and dog shirt says “The Real Boss”.
Made of 100% soft breathable cotton, both shirts are comfortable for him and his dog to wear.
The dog shirt features double-needle ribbed binding on neck, armholes, and bottom for a secure and comfortable fit.
The dog shirt is available in sizes XS-3XL, fitting dogs up to 66+ lbs. The men’s shirt is available in sizes Small-3XL and is made of 100% preshrunk cotton.
3. Novelty Beer Can Coolies
[For The Beer Loving Dog Dad]
If he loves to enjoy a cold beer, this funny beer can coolie is ideal for him. It is a set of 2 coolies that say ” In Dog Beers, I’ve Only Had One”.
These neoprene coolies will keep his beer nice and cold. They hold 12oz cans or 16oz cans or bottles. Beer is the obvious choice, but he can use them to keep water or soda cold too.
These coolies are 100% made in the USA. They are high-quality made using sublimation inks that will not fade or scratch.
They come with a 30-Day Money-Back-Guarantee.
4. Best Dog Dad Ever Coffee Mug
[For The Coffee Loving Dog Dad]
This mug will surely boost his ego, letting everyone know that he is the “Best Dog Dad Ever”. He’ll reach for this mug time and again, whether it’s at home for his morning coffee or at the office.
This coffee or tea mug is made of high-quality ceramic and it is both dishwasher and microwave safe. It holds hot or cold beverages up to 11oz.
The design is printed on both sides of this mug and will not fade or rub off no matter how often it is washed.
This mug comes ready to gift in its own gift box. It is securely placed in styrofoam to ensure it does not arrive damaged.
It is also available for Dog Moms.
5. Pooch Selfie Original Dog Selfie Accessory
[For The Picture Taking Dog Dad]
You know how hard it is to get a great picture of your dog, one where your dog is actually looking at the camera and smiling, well this accessory will help you achieve that.
It’s called the Pooch Selfie. It is the original dog selfie accessory that attaches to your smartphone. It was featured on Shark Tank.
The Pooch Selfie will make taking selfies with your dog so much easier. It is designed to fit iPhone and Galaxy smartphone models as well as tablets.
Simply attach the Pooch Selfie clip to your smartphone or tablet and place the tennis ball that is included on the top of your phone.
The tennis ball features a squeaker inside to get your dog’s maximum attention. Your dog will be focused on the tennis ball, allowing you to take the best selfies ever!
This selfie dog accessory is the original, so don’t be fooled by knockoffs. Dog owners are in love with this accessory.
The Pooch Selfie works with both front and rear-facing cameras so you don’t have to remove the device. It also works with most smartphone cases (not compatible with Otterbox, BodyGlove, and LifeProof style cases).
This is a great gift for any dog dad that loves taking selfies with his dog.
6. Furbo Treat Tossing Dog Camera
[For The Caring Dog Dad]
The Furbo Dog Camera is ideal for any dog dad that cares enough to not want to leave his dog at home alone and bored.
This treat tossing dog camera is just like a nanny cam that allows you to “spy” on your dog while he’s home alone, but it tosses treats to your dog to keep him entertained and stimulated.
This dog camera allows you to monitor your dog day or night on your smartphone while you are away. It features a full HD camera with night vision and a 160-degree wide-angle view.
There is a built-in microphone and speaker, and a barking sensor. When your dog barks, a notification is sent to your phone, and you will be able to see what is going on and talk to your dog to calm him down.
This dog camera is a win-win for both you and your dog. You will have peace of mind knowing what your dog is up to while you are away, and your dog will be able to hear your voice and have treats tossed at him.
The Furbo is an easy 3-step set-up. A stable internet connection and Wifi signal are recommended for the best performance. It is also compatible with Amazon Alexa.
7. Majestic Pet Backseat Hammock Style Cover
[For The Travelling Dog Dad]
This hammock-style back seat cover from Majestic Pet Products is a great gift for any dog dad that takes his dog with him everywhere. Whether it’s to the dog park, the vet or just for a car ride, this high-quality protective cover will keep his backseat free of dog hair and mess.
This back seat cover is made of durable nylon and is completely waterproof, protecting your back seat from any spills or messes. It easily attaches to the front and rear headrests with 4 adjustable nylon straps to hold it securely in place.
The hammock style provides a secure barrier from your front seats and keeps your dog from climbing into the front and protects your dog from falling off the seat if you have to make a sudden stop or turn.
Available in black, tan or grey colour. If you prefer a back seat cover without the hammock style, that is available too.
8. Majestic Pet Sherpa Bagel Dog Bed
[For The Loving Dog Dad]
A comfortable bed is a great gift for any dog dad that cares about his dog’s comfort and sleep quality, and of course, it’s a great gift for his lovable dog.
The Sherpa Bagel Dog Bed by Majestic Pet Products is designed for dogs that love to have a feeling of security and love to have head and neck support.
This bagel-shaped bed has thick supportive bolsters all the way around which gives your dog a feeling of security as well as provides a soft and comfortable place to rest its head.
This bed provides your dog with spine support, allowing your dog to get a good nights rest.
The centre of the bed is sherpa which is soft and comfortable for your dog to lay on. The outside is made of durable cotton twill and is stuffed with premium high loft polyester fibre fill.
The bottom of the bed is made of a heavy-duty, water-resistant 300/600 Denier fabric, to protect your floor from any spills or messes.
The entire bed is machine washable. There are 4 sizes available, S, M, L, and XL. The Large and XL sizes feature a zippered removable slipcover.
This bed is great for dogs of all sizes, and the XL fits dogs up to 110 LBS.
It is available in different colours as well.
9. Stainless Steel Insulated Travel Mug
[For The Dog Dad That Prefers Dogs Over People]
Okay let’s be honest here, most of us prefer dogs over people, and this travel mug would be ideal for any of us. However, if you know a dog dad that truly prefers dogs over people then this travel mug is perfect.
It is made of kitchen-grade stainless steel and vacuum insulated. It holds up to 20oz of hot or cold liquids, and it is BPA-free and shatterproof.
Drinks will stay icy cold for 24 hours and hot drinks will stay hot for 6 hours. There is no chance of drinks leaking out or spilling because it is leak-proof, and this travel mug is designed to fit in most cup holders.
The design is laser engraved and the outside of the tumbler is powder-coated to ensure that there is no fading or scratches and the tumbler remains sweat-free.
This tumbler will be the one he’ll love to grab and take with him wherever he goes.
Hand washing is recommended, and this tumbler comes with a satisfaction guarantee.
10. My Dog Thinks I’m Cool T Shirt
[For The Cool And Sarcastic Dog Dad]
This graphic t-shirt from Crazy Dog T-Shirts is ideal for the dog dad who is a bit sarcastic and has a sense of humour. People around him might not think he’s very cool, especially his friends or family, but he doesn’t care because his dog thinks he’s cool.
Made from a Poly/Cotton blend, this tee is super soft and comfortable to wear. It is lightweight and breathable, and will likely be his favourite shirt that he’ll love to wear all the time.
Crazy Dog T-Shirts are designed and printed in the USA. The graphic design is screen printed using state-of-the-art equipment. The design will not fade, even after numerous washings. This t-shirt is durable and well-made, and features reinforced stitching on the hem.
Available in grey, black or navy, and numerous sizes ranging from Small to 5XL. It is a men’s slim-fitting t-shirt, so if he is in between sizes or likes a looser fit, it is best to order a size up.
Satisfaction is guaranteed, if for some reason you are not satisfied with this t-shirt, the company offers an immediate exchange.
Final Thoughts On Gifts For Dog Dads
Dog dads should be appreciated at any time of the year, and especially on Father’s Day. Being a Father to a fur kid is a lot of work and a full-time job. With the selection of great gifts above, he will feel like the best dog dad out there.
For even more great gift ideas, be sure to check out Best Dog Dad Gifts-For This Father’s Day 2021!
Do you have a favourite gift for a dog dad in your life? Let me know in the comments below, I would love to hear from you.
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