Best Christmas gifts for dog lovers that are just as cute as their four-legged friend

Help them celebrate their favourite pet with these adorable gift ideas

Best Christmas gifts for dog lovers: Dog at Christmas
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Some people are notoriously tricky to buy Christmas presents for. There’s the gifts for the Dads, who always say they don’t want anything, when you know they really do. And the fussy friend who you have to search high and low for a really unique Christmas gift that she definitely won’t return as soon as the festivities are over.

But there are some people who are easy to please and you know exactly what they love – their dogs!

Yep dog owners are guaranteed to love anything to do with their four-legged friend and luckily the shops are full of dog-related gifts that are totally pawsome (sorry, we couldn’t resist).

From personalised jumpers where they can declare their love loud and proud to nifty little gadgets that will make sure they nail that perfect pooch Instagram shot, we’ve rounded up the top gifts every dog parent will love almost as much as their beloved pet.

The best presents for dog lovers to shop now

Myles from Home Cast Iron Dog Bookends

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Cast Iron Antiqued Pair of Terrier Bookends

RRP £35, Myles from Home

The ideal present for those dog-loving bookworms. This pair of bookends features two adorable terriers standing on their hind legs. Set in cast iron, they have a vintage style quality which is truly unique. Put them on full display and they are bound to attract lots of attention.

Personalised Dog Book: Where’s Dog Name? (The Original)

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Personalised Dog Book: Where’s Dog Name? (The Original)

RRP £16.99, Yappy

This is a fun gift for a young dog owner. You can personalise it to suit the dog in question with every scene suited to their furry friend. It’s beautifully illustrated and is guaranteed to keep kids and adults entertained for hours as they search for their four-legged pal amongst the 30 fun-filled pages.

Dog Treat Selfie Kit

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Dog Treat Selfie Kit

RRP £5, Oliver Bonas

Nail that pooch shot with this dog selfie clip. The bottom grip attaches to your phone whilst the top grip can hold a doggy treat of choice, helping the dog sit still for the shot. We know dog owners love nothing more than taking pictures of their pooch so they are sure to love this handy gadget.

French Bulldog Jigsaw Puzzle

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French Bulldog Jigsaw Puzzle

RRP £8.50, Anthropolgie

Jigsaws are all the rage at the moment so doggy owners will love putting together this 100-piece French Bulldog beauty. It comes with a matching poster to stick on the wall for some oh-so-cute wall art. If French Bulldogs aren’t their thing, there’s also a Dashund and a Dalmatian one available. We’ll take them all to be honest.

Personalised Dog Lover Illustration Sweatshirt

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Personalised Dog Lover Illustration Sweatshirt

RRP £38, Not on the High Street

For the dog-obsessive, this personalised sweater is just adorable! You can choose the doggy breed from one of the gorgeous illustrations and get the pet’s name put on too. There are adult and kid’s sized sweaters available and in three different colours – grey, white and baby pink. Made from 80% cotton and 20% polyester, the jumpers are super soft too.

Sid the Sausage Dog Silver Pendant Necklace

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Sid the Sausage Dog Silver Pendant Necklace

RRP £22, Oliver Bonas

This charming necklace will make a lovely addition to their jewellery collection. Featuring Sid the Sausage dog pendant on a fine chain, it has an adjustable length and a lobster clasp fastening. Delicate and sweet, it’ll add interest to a simple t-shirt and jeans combo and is bound to get noticed.

Battersea Dog Tote Bag

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Battersea Dog Tote Bag

RRP £6, Marks & Spencer

Do your bit for charity too with this delightful tote bag in support of Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Featuring illustrations of various breeds and the slogan ‘My favourite breed is rescue’, it’s the perfect size and shape for everyday use or a big shopping haul.

Olive, Mabel and Me: Life and Adventures with Two Very Good Dogs (Hardback) by Andrew Cotter

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Olive, Mabel and Me: Life and Adventures with Two Very Good Dogs (Hardback) by Andrew Cotter

RRP £20, Waterstones

If you’ve been following Andrew Cotter on social media, you’ll be familiar with his two adorable Labradors Olive and Mabel. The sports commentator swapped sporting events for battles between his dogs during lockdown and they became an internet sensation. This heart-warming book sees Andrew discuss the dogs’ rise to fame and the joys of being a dog owner.

Dog Cross Stitch Kit Christmas Decoration Letterbox

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Dog Cross Stitch Kit Christmas Decoration Letterbox

RRP £17, Not on the High Street

Crafty dog-lovers will get a lot out of this thoughtful gift. Great for beginners or cross-stitch pros, this kit comes with everything they need to create a doggy Christmas decoration, including thread, a hoop, needle and a ribbon to hang it on the tree. Breeds include a Cockapoo, Beagle and Golden Retriever.

I work hard so that my dog can have a better life mug

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I work hard so that my dog can have a better life mug

RRP £8.05, Etsy

Know someone who spends all their money on their furry friend? Then this is the present for them. Featuring a quirky illustration in pretty pastel colours, we’re sure this will give them a good giggle. Made from ceramic it’s microwave and dishwasher safe. Perfect for their post-walk cuppa.

Charlie Bell

Charlie is the Acting Deputy Fashion Editor across multiple women’s magazines and also a freelance fashion, beauty and lifestyle editor. 


She bagged her first magazine job in 2009 and has previously written for titles including Woman & Home, Closer and Dare. Over the years Charlie has embraced anything that was thrown at her from styling celebrities to testing out the best jeans on the high street to writing about must-have beauty buys. 


With a weakness for a printed midi dress, Charlie is on a mission to shop more sustainably and loves finding new ethical brands and second-hand buys. You can follow her on Instagram @fashionabell_