As Christmas approaches and you’re shopping for family and friends, don’t forget to include dog Christmas gifts on your shopping list.
Man’s best friend is an important member of the family for many of us, so now is the perfect time to show how grateful you are for the unconditional love they show you.
Whether you’re shopping for gifts for your own dog or gifts for friends’ furbabies, check out our roundup of the best dog Christmas gifts this festive season.
The best Christmas gifts for dogs at a glance:
1. Lily’s Kitchen Dog Advent Calendar
- Lily’s Kitchen Dog Advent Calendar, £12 at WH Smith – buy here
Preparing for Christmas is part of the fun, so why should your best friend miss it?
This Lily’s Kitchen Advent Calendar has a bite-sized treat for each day from December until the party day arrives. There’s Rise & Shines made with beef liver with carrots and alfalfa, Cheese & Apple Training Treats, and Bedtime Biscuits with yogurt, honey, and soothing chamomile. Perfect for excitable puppies who can’t wait for Christmas!
2. Aesop Pet Shower Gel
- Aesop Animal Body Wash, £29 from Look Fantastic – shop here
Your pooch will smell divine when bathed in this luxurious body wash.
It contains refreshing spearmint and antibacterial tea tree which together with lemon zest create a wonderful scent. A great gift for any pampered pooches at Christmas.
3. The Pawfect Dog Christmas Basket
- Pawfect Dog Christmas Hamper from The Handmade Christmas Company, £110 from Not On The High Street – Buy here
It’s the ultimate gift for your pampered pooch and he’ll love it! A beautiful wicker basket that holds a turkey and cranberry Christmas cake mix for the main event, a whine to wash it down, snacks for Christmas Day evening when you just don’t have room for a great tea and cookies for Boxing Day.
The knotted pull rope toy will help train against festive excesses and the bunny plush is just perfect for snuggling up at the end of Christmas Day.
4. Quiet Dome House
- Miki Domed Calm House, £21.99 from Amazon – Buy here
Christmas is party time and all the extra fuss can just get too much for nervous doggos.
This cozy bed, with its soft fur interior and raised edge, is designed to cuddle and soothe your furry baby, allowing him to feel secure. It is suitable for puppies or small breeds and is machine washable.
5. Activity Superstore Pet Photoshoot Gift Experience
- Activity Superstore Pet Photoshoot Gift Experience, £39 at Boots – buy here
A Christmas gift for both you and your pet, this photo session will capture your canine in its most beautiful pose.
Choose a family portrait that includes your dog — or just your dog — and create memories that will bring smiles.
6. Hugo’s House Adjustable Christmas Gingerbread Dog Harness
- House of Hugo Adjustable Christmas Gingerbread Dog Harness, £14.99 from Not On The High Street – buy here
Don’t forget your furry friend when it comes to Christmas party clothes!
This beautiful harness is handmade in cheeky gingerbread man fabric and is available in sizes XS, S, M and L. There is also a matching leash and bow tie available for your pooch to be the best dog at all his Christmas activities this year.
seven. Bakers Treats Christmas Box
- Bakers Treats Christmas Box, £8.99 from Amazon – Buy here
Treats are always a popular, well, treat at Christmas, so your dog will love this selection box of baker’s favourites: All Kinds, Sizzlers and Rewards.
There’s enough for her to share with her friends – or maybe not!
8. Brightkins Surprise Party Puzzle
- Brightkins Surprise Party Puzzle, £22 from Amazon – Buy here
These colorful containers aren’t just for Christmas as your pooch will be playing with them all year round. Simply hide their favorite treats inside, then watch them discover how to open their presents!
Ideal for mental stimulation and learning to play, with an expert training guide included. The toys are made from BPA-free, food-grade plastic that’s easy to clean and tested to human safety standards. Monitoring required.
9. The 12 Christmas meals
- Forthglade’s 12 Christmas Meals, £19.49 – buy here
Don’t forget your dog’s Christmas dinner or you’ll be in the kennel! How about turkey with cranberries and parsnips for the main event, then beef with pumpkin and broccoli for Boxing Day?
Available in sizes suitable for small and large pooches, with turkey and cranberry Christmas treats everyone will love! Ideal for doggos with sensitive bellies, these Christmas meals are grain-free and contain 75% turkey, beef, lamb or duck.
ten. Proviz Reflect360 Waterproof Fleece Lined Dog Coat
- Proviz Reflect360 Waterproof Fleece Lined Dog Coat, £34.99 from Amazon – Buy here
Perfect for your after dinner Christmas Day stroll! This high-tech dog coat is made from the same material as the Proviz clothing range for runners and cyclists.
The coat is waterproof, yet warm, with a cozy fleece lining and is highly reflective. It can be worn with a harness or a collar, the neck and chest straps are adjustable and there is also a handy strap at the back to help the coat stay in place on windy days. Available in six sizes from XS to XXL.
11. Scruffs Hilton Memory Foam Orthopedic Dog Mattress
- Scruffs Hilton Memory Foam Orthopedic Dog Mattress, £59 from Amazon – Buy here
Ideal for older and large dogs, this orthopedic mattress supports their joints and bones, adapts to their shape and relieves pressure. The mattress incorporates a water-resistant liner and the durable fabric cover is machine washable. For comfortable sleep all year round, not just for Christmas.
12. Battersea Danish Design Playful Dogs Luxury Dog Bed
- Battersea Danish Design Playful Dogs Deluxe Slumber Dog Bed, from £33.99 at John Lewis – buy here
Christmas is the time for giving, so why not combine your beloved dog’s prezzie with a gift for less fortunate pooches?
Sales of this cool bed benefit Battersea Dog & Cats Home, which has cared for neglected, abandoned and abused animals since 1860, and has since housed thousands of dogs.
Available in sizes XS to XL, the bed has a 100% cotton exterior and is filled with 100% recycled polyester.
13. Personalized Pet Christmas Eve Box
- Bespoke & Oak Co Personalized Pet Christmas Eve Box, £30 from Not On The High Street – buy here
It was Christmas Eve and nothing in the house was moving – not even a stuffed animal! Well, it’s not true if that Christmas Eve box has anything to do with it, because he’ll be digging his nose trying to guess what’s inside.
Fill this cute wooden box with goodies and treats he’ll love – and watch him rip open the wrapper in seconds. He knows the box is for him – it bears his name after all!
Maximum personalization 10 letters.
14. The Pudding Dog sweater
- The Pudding Dog Jumper, £20 at Joules – buy here
Your little pudding will look gorgeous in this Christmas sweater.
As warm as it is festive and sober with style, it is available in sizes XS to XL. (There’s also a matching human sweater available for you both to dress to impress).
15. Beco Pets Jungle Ring Tough Hemp Rope Dog Toy
- Beco Pets Hemp Rope Jungle Ring Tough Dog Toy, £9.99 from John Lewis – buy here
If, like my dog, your little darling is more of a wolf than a teddy bear, then this sturdy dog toy from sustainable pet brand Beco might be just what Santa ordered.
It is made from recycled cotton and hemp, ideal for cleaning his teeth while he plays!
16. Kong senior dog toy
- Kong Senior Dog Toy, £9.90 from Amazon – Buy here
A more generous version of the iconic Kong suitable for older dogs and their older teeth, but still just as robust.
Fill him up with his favorite treats – peanut butter, liver paste, croquettes or maybe some frozen Christmas dinner – and watch him play happily. Made from rubber and available in small, medium and large.
17. Animigo Balm for paws and nose
- Animigo Paw & Nose Balm, £12.99 from Feel Unique – buy here
The winter climate can devastate their skin so protect it with the soothing organic balm.
Packed with natural ingredients like moisturizing shea butter, jojoba, olive oil, and vitamin E, this luxurious treatment protects against cracked paws and dry noses — and best of all, it’s safe to lick off. .
What are the best Christmas gifts for dogs?
It depends on the breed and character of the dog you are buying for. A puppy will love playing with toys, while an older dog is more likely to enjoy treats or a soft bed to cushion their joints.
Some dogs are chewers, so the toys won’t last more than a few hours, however, there are heavy-duty toys especially suited for dogs that chew.
Treats make a good Christmas present, but if you don’t know the dog very well, check with the owner first about any allergies.
Are all dog gifts suitable for all dogs?
You should choose toys that are appropriate for the size and temperament of the dog you are buying for. A small dog will love Christmas presents to play with and hang out with, while a huge dog who is more active (and has bigger teeth) will need something sturdier and more durable if he always has to. be there to play boxing. Day.
Choose your Christmas gifts for dogs also taking into account their character.
What are the most popular Christmas gifts for dogs?
Christmas sweaters have to be at the top of the list – especially fun when you can buy one for yourself!
Christmas-themed harnesses with matching collars and leashes are also particularly popular for the holiday season, featuring everything from gingerbread men to Santa Claus. For a more traditional theme, consider red and green tartans, or muted checks in wintry, country colors.