The Ultimate Dog Person Gift Guide For 2017

Ah, dog people… where do I begin? They’re compassionate, loving, and selfless—especially in the way they spoil their pups over themselves. When it comes to showering them in some of the fun things they push to the wayside, it’s easy to spot a gift a dog person will love!

DOG PARK TRIO BUNDLE

Why we love it:

  • Includes poop bag dispenser, ball bag, & treat pocket
  • Never touch a slobbery ball again
  • Built tough with a ballistic nylon base

BarkShop: Dog Park Trio Bundle

Bone-a-fide Dog People better listen up! This game-changing tote may as well have been designed by dogs. It’s constructed with a ballistic nylon base, a nylon-lined treat pocket and ball bag (that flips inside out to grab slobbery tennis balls), poop bag holder and attachable dispenser, and 6 rolls of bags and 4 of the best tennis balls. What a mouthful! It’s even available in 3 separate but equally awesome prints.

"DOG DAYS" HERITAGE STONEWARE MUGS (SET OF 2)

Why we love it:

  • Durable stoneware
  • Adorable dog doodles
  • Holds 14oz of your favorite beverage

Amazon: "Dog Days" Heritage Stoneware Mugs (Set Of 2)

Coffee, tea, ice cream, mug cakes… literally anything goes when it comes to mugs, and these are bound to be your dog lover’s new favorites. Made from long-lasting stoneware, they’re microwave & dishwasher safe, and totally ready to make your morning.

DOG SPEAK ABSORBENT STONE COASTERS

Why we love it:

  • Durable stone with a soft cork backing
  • Measures 3.6″ x 3.6″ x 0.3″
  • Made in the USA

Amazon: Dog Speak Absorbent Stone Coasters

I own the car cup holder version of these coasters, and they are still as sturdy and vibrant as the day I bought them years ago. Dog Speak knows how to get conversations started—these stone & cork-backed coasters are perfect for someone with a quirky sense of humor.

BARK & CO SHOODLES

Why we love it:

  • Massaging toe nubs & a squishy bubble for your heel
  • Available in white or gray
  • Crazy comfortable

BarkShop: Bark & Co Shoodles

Shoes + dog doodles = shoodles! Bark & Co teamed up with Bucketfeet to make these super comfy kicks with massaging toe nubs and a cushy bubble on the heel. They’re decked out with awesome illustrations by the one and only Dave Coverly, and slip on easily to walk your dog or head out on the town. (Also available in gray and kid’s sizes!) Speaking of feet, no one will be disappointed to find the equally-adorable Doodle Socks with their name on them.

DOG LOVER'S WINE GLASS

Why we love it:

  • Hilarious and fun
  • Fits 12.75oz of deliciousness
  • Long-lasting print

Amazon: Dog Lover's Wine Glass

Here’s the truth we all want to hear! Grab your favorite red or white, fill ‘er up, and enjoy your dog’s company (or grab a few glasses for friends!). This glass is dishwasher safe and sure to get a few laughs.

DOODLE DOGS ADULT COLORING BOOK

Why we love it:

  • Stress-relieving
  • Single-side pages so colors won’t bleed
  • 30 different designs

Amazon: Doodle Dogs Adult Coloring Book

I’ll shout it from the woof-tops, coloring books are AWESOME. Sit back with some colored pencils and a glass of wine and forget about everything else, because we all deserve some uninterrupted relaxation time. This dog doodle book is filled with 30 pages ready for your artistic prowess, and they’re single-sided so markers won’t bleed onto the next design.

I WANT TO PET ALL THE DOGS TOTE

Why we love it:

  • Durable canvas material
  • Machine-washable (wash cold + line dry)
  • Unlimited uses!

BarkShop: I Want To Pet All The Dogs Tote

There are no limits to the versatility of a heavy-duty tote. Dedicate it as a dog park bag and pack your toys, treats, and poop bags, keep it in your car for trips to the farmer’s market, or put on your chauffeur hat and stow your tiny pup. Made from tough canvas and bedecked with doodles by artist Dave Coverly, this no-frills bag will speak to any dog person.

RESCUED WINE HOLIDAY PINE CANDLE

Why we love it:

  • Soy wax candle made with a recycled wine bottle
  • Smells like fresh-cut Christmas trees
  • A portion of proceeds goes to dogs in need

BarkShop: Rescued Wine Holiday Pine Candle

The best gifts are those that make more than one person happy. In this case, the recipient of this rich scented candle (pine lovers, have this lit before company visits!) as well as dogs in desperate need of help. Discarded wine bottles are hand-cut, cleaned, and filled with soy wax—all in an effort to give back to dogs still trying to find their homes.

"TOP DOG" S'IP BY S'WELL INSULATED STAINLESS STEEL WATER BOTTLE

Why we love it:

  • Vacuum insulated
  • Keeps liquid cold for 24 hours or hot for 12
  • Double-walled stainless steel

Amazon: "Top Dog" S'ip By S'well Insulated Stainless Steel Water Bottle

Calling all Dachshund-lovers, I know you’re out there! The S’ip bottle by S’well keeps up to 15oz of liquid cold for 24 hours or hot for 12—that means no more lukewarm coffee by the time you get to work. Double-walled stainless steel prevents condensation from forming, and the vacuum insulation keeps beverages fresh. Also a great option for keeping water cold for your pup on the go!

ALEX AND ANI "PRINTS OF LOVE" BANGLE BRACELET

Why we love it:

  • Donates 20% of purchase price to ASPCA
  • Available in silver or gold
  • Goes perfectly with any look

Amazon: Alex And Ani "Prints Of Love" Bangle Bracelet

Alex and Ani promises to donate 20% of each bracelet purchase to the ASPCA, if you needed any more of a reason to add this bangle to your wishlist. It comes in Rafaelian silver or gold with a shimmering paw print charm, and means a whole lot to the dogs it helps rescue.

KENNEL CLUB DOGS KITCHEN TOWELS (SET OF 2)

Why we love it:

  • Machine-washable
  • Measures 19″ x 28″
  • Different dog breed sketches

Amazon: Kennel Club Dogs Kitchen Towels (Set Of 2)

We spend a lot of time in the kitchen, so why not add a little character? These neutral-toned dish towels are covered in just the right amount of dogs, and they’re as easy to care for as one trip through the wash.

POCKET PITTIE T-SHIRT

Why we love it:

  • Made with high-quality cotton
  • Adorable Pit Bull pocket design
  • Soft & comfy no matter what

BarkShop: Pocket Pittie T-Shirt

Whether you’re lounging with your dog on the couch or hitting your local coffee shop for an early-morning caffeine run, this cozy cotton t-shirt is SO there for you. Featuring the cutest little Pittie poking out of the pocket, it’s no wonder we can’t resist the charm of these adorable velvet burritos.

DOG THROW PILLOW COVERS (SET OF 4)

Why we love it:

  • Cotton + linen fabric
  • Hidden zipper
  • Fun colors & designs

Amazon: Dog Throw Pillow Covers (Set Of 4)

These bright, whimsical pillow covers are 17″ x 17″ and definitely bring a sense of light-heartedness to a room. They’re made of cotton and linen fabric with a zipper hidden on the inside. (Perhaps a useful tool to mark you dog’s spot on the couch!)

DOG-OPOLY GAME

Why we love it:

  • 2-6 players, ages 8+
  • All the fun of Monopoly, but with dogs!
  • A perfect addition to your game night collection

Amazon: Dog-Opoly Game

Ah yes, a twist on the classic game famous for tearing friends and family apart since 1935. Dog-Opoly has all the drama and competitive edges of Monopoly with the added bonus of dog-themed EVERYTHING. Real estate is determined by breed size, and there are doggie fun facts waiting to be revealed by your dog-lovin’ crew of 2-6 humans.

LABRADOR MAKEUP BAG

Why we love it:

  • Available in small & large sizes
  • Hand-sketched Labradors
  • Machine-washable

BarkShop: Labrador Makeup Bag

Don’t go thinking this bag is only good for your makeup collection, though it does a stellar job of keeping all your beauty products together. Stash your art supplies, phone, wallet, and anything else you need to take with you. The Labradors are lovingly hand-sketched by artist Fenella Smith—but don’t worry, it’s completely machine-washable.

THE BIG ONE SUPER SOFT PLUSH THROW

Few things are more appealing after a long day than curling up with your pup, a plush blanket wrapped around the two of you. This oversized throw measures 5′ x 6′—plenty large enough for the ultimate cuddling sessions.

Meet Sam and Haley

I’m a proud dog parent to a rescue named Haley, who’s been with me through my jobs at a doggie daycare, pet specialty supply store, and now writing about dogs and dog stuff.

I’ve raised and loved 7 pups, and have written posts on the best products for dogs of all ages and humans of all experience levels, awesome dog-friendly locales, and inspirational canine stories that make you proud to be a Crazy Dog Person.

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