31 Pawesome Gifts Ideas for the Dog Dad in Your Life

By David Lautaret | Updated: December 20, 2022

    We all know someone who absolutely adores their dog. I mean, can you blame them? Those canine fur babies are hard to resist. Dog dads are a special breed, pun intended. That’s why we’ve dug every hole and peed on every fire hydrant in our quest to bring you the very best dog-dad gifts on the internet. 

    Our gift guide will really speak to the love between the owners and their loved fur friends. So celebrate your favorite dog dad with something both he and his best friend can appreciate. 

    From water fun to accessories and personalized presents, we’ve got everything you need for indoor and outdoor adventures with your dog.  Whether you’re looking for a Christmas gift, birthday present, Father’s Day gift, or something else entirely, here are some of the best dog dad gifts money can buy!

  1. Thanks for Putting Up With My Shit Mug
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    This high-quality dishwasher and microwave-safe hilarious dog dad coffee mug will hold 11oz of his favorite coffee or tea. It makes a great gift idea for that guy in your life who loves his morning coffee. Dog dads do a lot. They put up with a lot of shit, and they pick it up too. Celebrate your dog dad with this funny coffee cup, whether it’s his birthday, Father’s Day gift, Christmas gift, or just because. 

  3. Personalized Dog Blueprints
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    Whether you’re smitten with your fabulous French Bulldog, nosy hound, or “thinks he’s a lap dog” Great Dane, you can celebrate your dog’s most adorable attributes with this 1950s-inspired framed art personalized with your pup’s name. Created in the style of mid-century blueprints, this detailed illustration is accompanied by “design specs” and documentation about breed origins and temperament. Each one is given a distressed finish, creating the appearance of an authentic, vintage document. 

  5. Nerf Dog Tennis Ball Blaster
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    This Nerf dog tennis ball blaster makes an exceptional gift idea for that guy in your life who is tired of picking up and throwing a slobbery tennis ball over and over. This Nerf tennis ball blaster makes playing fetch fun and relaxing. Get some target practice in while Fido runs to his heart’s content. This gift idea is a win-win if I’ve ever seen one!

  7. Best Dog Dad Ever Personalized Picture Frame
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    This cute and unique gift idea is a personalized picture frame to give your guy and his favorite child. The text reads Best Dog Dad Ever, and the bottom can be customized with your loved one’s name. Choose from either a 4×6 or 5×7 frame, throw your favorite picture in there, and boom! A great gift! 

  9. My Pet Custom Travel Mug
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    This cute tea or coffee tumbler makes an ideal gift for that dog lover who wants their pets’ faces plastered all over their favorite tea travel mug! These stainless steel double-wall vacuum-insulated tumblers keep cold drinks ice cold and hot drinks hot for hours! Upload your favorite picture of your favorite good boy and start enjoying your new awesome tumbler! 

  11. Reserved Custom Dog Pillow
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    How can you help your dog stake claim to their favorite nap spot? These adorable embroidered pet pillows prevent interspecies miscommunication when the household heads towards the couch. Each accent piece displays a personalized wish for your sleepy pup with customizable illustrations of a beloved breed. Example: Dear Bosco, may you always dream of peanut butter and chasing squirrels. Sounds good to us.

  13. Choose Your Dog Breed Necktie
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    Looking for a way to take your favorite buddy with you to the office? Take your dog to work or any buttoned-down occasion with these breed-patterned neckties. Featuring your choice of 17 popular pooches—from Airedales to Yorkies—woven into the jacquard fabric, they’re wearable tributes to your four-legged friend that obediently complement your wardrobe and make great gifts for the well-groomed. 100% imported silk.

  15. Best. Dog dad. Ever. T-Shirt
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    These Best. Dog dad. Ever t-shirts make a great gift idea for anyone who wants the world to know they are not only a top-tier dog dad, but they’re the very best. The Michael Jordan of dog dads, that’s your friend. These pre-shrunk ultra-comfortable t-shirts come in 11 different colors and range from size small-5XL. 

  17. Happy Father’s Day, Dog Bandanas
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    Anytime you put an already good boy in a bandana, there’s almost too much wholesome goodness to be had. These adorable dog bandanas are an absolute must-have to help your dog dad celebrate Father’s Day! One bandana says Best Dad Ever, while the other says Happy Father’s Day. This makes a great gift idea, especially if you are a two-dog family! 

  19. Pawdre T-Shirt
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    This clever Pawdre shirt makes a great gift no matter what kind of pet you have! If you’ve got a guy in your life who is dad to a furball of any kind, then this funny dog t-shirt is for him! Made from high-quality cotton (or cotton and polyester depending on the color), this Pawdre t-shirt comes in eight different colors and ranges in size from small to 3XL making it a terrific birthday present, Christmas gift, or Father’s Day gift idea! 

  21. Custom Canvas Dog Art
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    Home isn’t a set place. It’s wherever your dog is. If you’re an unapologetic dog dad, then this custom canvas dog art piece is a must-have! Spruce up the walls in your home, office, man cave, or woodshop with this unique canvas piece of art. This dog wall dĂ©cor is customized with your dog’s name and dog breed. Choose different fonts, silhouettes, and backgrounds to create your own artwork.

  23. Men’s Dog Dad Adjustable Baseball Cap
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    This stylish hat lets the world know that your dad-style game is on point. Yes, you’re a dog dad, and yes, it counts. This adjustable hat is comfortable, keeps the sun out, and lets the world know what you’re all about. This one-size-fits-most adjustable baseball hat makes a great addition to any man’s look, whether he’s at the baseball park or the dog park! 

  25. Dog Lawn Stakes
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    This dog lawn stake makes one of the best gifts for dog owners who are manly enough to also own a lawn. Proudly display your canine dedication with these customizable lawn silhouettes. Available in various breeds, each is cut from 16 gauge steel custom cut with your street numbers. The design’s metal finish and clean lines add a handsome, contemporary touch to any exterior, while the instantly recognizable dog outline brings a personalized touch of warmth. Sizes vary slightly according to the breed of the dog. 

  27. Happy Birthday (From the dog) Card 
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    Dogs are notoriously awful at remembering birthday presents and birthday cards. Maybe it has something to do with not having thumbs? Almost certainly, you will have to be the one to purchase this Woof Woof (Translation: Happy Birthday) card for the dog because while dogs are happy-go-lucky, they are not organized enough to pull off the purchase of this card. But, please, give them credit, and their doggy daddy will be left in a puddle of his own joyful tears. 

  29. My Dog Thinks I’m Cool T-Shirt
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    This stylish and extremely comfortable t-shirt sends just the right message. My dog thinks I’m cool, and honestly, that’s all that matters. This gorgeous t-shirt comes in three colors and runs from size small-5XL. Don’t be stuck out and about having people wonder if your dog likes you. Set their mind at ease with this informative t-shirt. 

  31. Paw Prints Sympathy Picture Frame
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    This pet parent keepsake is a touching gift that will help a dog daddy through one of the toughest times imaginable, losing their pet. This 4×6 pet memorial picture frame is perfect for the guy in your life who is grieving the loss of his best friend. Whether he’s a cat lover or dog lover losing a pet is never easy, but this sympathy picture frame lets him know that you’re there for him through good and bad times!

  33. Dear Dog Dad Coffee Mug
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    This best-seller personalized Dog Dad mug is the perfect gift to give that doggy daddy or cat dad with a sense of humor! Choose from an array of dog breeds, customize the mug with the dogs’ names and the dads’ names, and choose either an 11oz or 15oz mug. If your dog dad enjoys hot beverages, then he’ll love this customized dog dad coffee mug! 

  35. Dog Bowl Bottle
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    Long walks and traveling with my human have never been better, thanks to these dual-purpose bottles. Their removable drinking bowls ensure that my upright pal and I never come close to swapping slobber. Best of all, the anti-slip grip base is a game-changer that prevents accidental spills due to overenthusiastic slurping. Whether we choose the 33oz stainless steel vessel (keeps our water cold for up to 24 hours) or the 50oz plastic canteen (lightweight for easy packing), my person and I are ready to hydrate on the move. 

  37. How To Speak Dog Cards
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    Your four-legged friend perks up in the kitchen because a nom-nom might be in store. But what does her slow-wagging, high-held tail indicate? Discover the secrets behind your best buddy’s barks (from tone to tempo), facial expressions, and body language using this deck of 100 canine cards. The illustrated tips help new pup owners, and longtime dog parents better understand and communicate with their furry family members with facts about breeds and common behaviors. It makes a great gift idea for dog moms and dog dads who love reading and researching ways to improve their relationships! 

  39. The Dogfather Whiskey Glass
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    If your dog dad loves his pooch and whiskey on the rocks, then this The Dogfather etched whiskey glass makes an ideal gift idea! This high-quality whiskey glass holds over 10oz of his favorite drink and comes in a nice gift box.

  41. Bad Dog Wisdom Tumblers
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    These awesome Bad Dog Wisdom beer glasses make a hilarious gift idea for that beer-drinking dog lover in your life! Each glass holds 16oz of your favorite beer, while the outside depicts a fun picture of a man’s best friend doing bad dog stuff. Sit back and take a lesson from man’s best friend. This fetching tumbler set features Fido teaching his owners a few new tricks.

  43. Go Fetch Magnetic Bottle Opener
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    If there’s one thing my favorite doggy dads have in common, they all love opening bottles of ice-cold beer. If you’ve got a guy in your life who loves his pooch as much as he loves a good IPA, then this is the gift for him. This dog lover gift for dad magnetic bottle opener sticks to your metal surfaces and, just like your best friend, is always there when you need it. 

  45. Never Drink Alone Dog is Good Hoodie
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    This adorable hoodie is the perfect gift for that guy in your life who never wants to be without his best friend! The Never Drink Alone hoodie is made of an 80/20 cotton-poly blend. Pre-shrunk and designed to fit men and women comfortably. Dog parents or any dog-loving person will want to have this shirt! With sizes ranging from small to 2X-Large, this hoodie will fit any dog lover in your life! Share your message of love with this easy to care for Dog themed hoodie. Just wash inside out in cold water and tumble dried on low.

     

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    This doggie treats cookie box is adorable. The WĂĽfers Dog Cookies Box contains 9 classic cookies for celebrating all the Dog Dads out there. These are unique hand-decorated cookies that your dog will love eating, and you will have fun giving. Each one of these doggie treats is freshly baked, hand-decorated, and made with wholesome and locally sourced human-grade ingredients.

  47. Dog Dad Embroidered Beanie
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    This Dog Dad embroidered beanie makes a terrific Christmas gift or stocking stuffer for that dog dad in your life! Help your pet’s best friend get through the long winter months with warm ears and lots of kisses from his favorite pooch! These 100% acrylic beanies measure 12″ unfolded and are available in 12 different colors, so you can find one to match his style no matter what! 

  49. Fetch These 20oz Travel Coffee Tumbler
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    This fun travel coffee tumbler is made from high-quality stainless steel with double-wall vacuum insulation so you can keep your beverage at the ideal temperature, hot for 3 hours and cold for 9. This travel mug can be used for coffee, tea, or your favorite beverage. The gift set comes with two metal straws and a cleaning brush, and it comes in a beautiful gift box.

  51. Dad Est. 2022 Coffee Tumbler
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    This stainless steel double vacuum-sealed coffee tumbler makes a great gift for that new dad in your life. Whether he’s a new dad because he received a dog or because he created human life with another person, this coffee tumbler will work for him. You could even give this gift to a baby that you’re pretty sure will one day be a dad. There are a lot of applicable ways to use this wonderful coffee tumbler. I trust you to use your best judgment. 

  53. Personalized Dog Parent Coffee Mug
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    For the guy who’s inseparable from his golden retriever, the dude crazy about his corgi, and dog lovers of every stripe, these customizable 10-ounce porcelain mugs offer an endearing way to honor the bond between you and your best friend. Select from an array of options to create a custom portable portrait of your favorite human-canine duo. Choose from dozens of breeds and color variations to ensure that Spot’s likeness is spot-on. 

  55. Best Yorkie Dad Ever Tank Top
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    This Best Yorkie Dad Ever tank top makes a great gift for that husband, father, grandfather, or son in your life who is the proud daddy of an adorable Yorkie. These tank tops come in eight colors, so he can find a color to match any outfit. Disclaimer: being considered the best Yorkie dad ever is a sacred honor. Realistically your friend probably isn’t the best one of all time, but if he’s a pretty good Yorkie dad, he can still wear the tank top. 

  57. I Love My Daddy Dog Shirt
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    This cute little fur baby outfit sends the perfect message to make the dog dad in your life feel good and loved! These vests come in sizes XXSmall-Large, and they work for puppies, kittens, dogs, and cats. I suppose they’d work for other pets, too, as long as they are approximately the size of a dog. These vests help to keep your furry friend warm and melt the heart of your furry friend’s dad

  59. Dog Breeds Fashion Belt
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    Is the pet lover in your life a fashionable guy? Of course, he is. That’s why he’ll love this awesome fashionable dog breeds belt. With 21 different dog breeds to choose from, chances are you’ll be able to find one that matches the breed of dog he owns. Will he look amazing in this belt? Yes. Will ladies and doggos swarm him? Also, yes. Gift wisely.