Dogs are man’s best friend for good reason; they’re intuitive, never judge, and are always excited to see you and be by your side. According to, dog people show their pets how much they care too! In a report, called “The Real Power of Dog Love,” Rover found that 67% of devoted dog owners gaze lovingly into their dogs’ eyes and 47% of pet owners prefer to cuddle with their dog more often than with their partner. So it’s no surprise the bond between dogs and humans is strong. Since so many people are dog-obsessed, it’s likely that you have at least one dog lover in your life.

But what to buy for the dog lover in your life? We’ve made your search a little simpler by rounding up a selection of top-rated gifts every dog lover will appreciate.

The Ratings information is based on reviews and is current at the time of this writing. Happy shopping!

The 6 Best Gifts for Dog Lovers

1. Ultimate Pawprint Keepsake Kit

Current Rating: 4.5

Baby Mushroom Ultimate Pawprint Keepsake Kit

This pawprint keepsake kit is just like the baby handprint and footprint kits that are popular around the holidays. Easy to use, give this gift to the dog lover in your life to create a lasting memory of their beloved pet.

Key Features:

  • Air dries soft
  • Light and uncrackable
  • Includes stencil kit for dates & names
  • Enough clay for 2 4.5″ pawprint keepsake ornaments (or 1 larger ornament)

Cost: Est. $18

2. Wilton Aluminum Paw Print Cake Pan

Current Rating: 4.7

Wilton Aluminum Paw Print Cake Pan

For the dog lover who always celebrates their pet’s birthday, this paw print cake pan is a great gift for preparing a dog-safe cake – but it works just as well for a dog-themed people cake, too.

Key Features:

  • 10-1/4″ x 10-3/4″ x 2″
  • High-quality aluminum
  • Handwashing recommended
  • Comes with decorating instructions

Cost: Est. $11

3. URPOWER Dog Seat Cover Car Seat Cover

Current Rating: 4.6

URPOWER Dog Seat Cover Car Seat Cover

Suitable for cars, trucks, and SUVs, this car seat cover protects your gift recipient’s seats from dog hair, scratches, and other damage while Fido goes along for the ride.

Key Features:

  • Hammock with side flaps
  • 54″ W x 58″ L
  • Waterproof and wearproof
  • Non-slip and safe
  • Easy to install and clean

Cost: Est. $36

4. Kurgo Gourd(TM) Travel Dog Water Bottle & Dog Water Dispenser

Current Rating: 4.2

Kurgo Gourd(TM) Travel Dog Water Bottle & Dog Water Dispenser

Running or jogging with a dog in tow is tremendous fun, but it’s also a pain to carry along a portable water bowl for a dog while also lugging a water bottle for yourself. For the dog lover in your life who takes their dog on long walks or jogs, this is a must-have item for toting water for themselves and their dog in a single water bottle.

Key Features:

  • Bottle holds 24 oz.
  • Dog travel bowl holds 8 oz.
  • PVC-free, BPA-free
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Lifetime warranty

Cost: Est. $14

5. Pet Memorial Charm Beads, Made with Ashes & Fur

Pet Memorial Charm Beads

All pet memorial jewelry is handmade with a lock of your pet’s hair, fur and/or ashes. Custom pet memorial jewelry for you or to give as a memorial gift in memory of a beloved pet.

Key Features:

  • Keepsake will last forever
  • Handmade
  • Personalized

Cost: Est. $60

6. 12 Month Flip Calendars by Nations Photo Lab

Nations Photo Lab 12 Month Flip Calendars

Current Rating: 5

The Nations Photo Lab 12 Month Flip Calendars are fully customizable allowing you to choose your own images to display for each corresponding month. Our design tool on our website is user-friendly and allows you to crop your image, add any text, borders, themes, and backgrounds with plenty of options to choose from. Pick from one of our pre-made design templates or start from scratch and create your own. You can save your projects and come back and finish them later at your convenience.

Key Features:

  • You can choose from three different paper types: Semi-Gloss, Linen, and Pearl
  • Two different sizing options at 8.5×11 and 11×17
  • Made from our own in-house professional print lab

Cost: Starting at $14.25 per calendar (discounted prices available when ordering more than one calendar).