If you were like most kids growing up, you were probably less than amused when you received a pair of socks as a gift. You’d toss them to the side, hoping there was something else in that box that you could actually play with. At some point over the past decade, socks became cool. It’s funny how these days, people actually look forward to getting quality socks, and they can even be the main attraction for adults and kids alike. People are more than happy wearing crazy, colorful and downright funny socks. After all, it’s one discreet way to show your silly side, should you feel like lifting your pant leg. One popular sock trend is to get your dog’s face on your feet. They make great gifts for the dog lover in your life too. So get a picture of your four-legged friend and read on to snag some of the coolest socks with dogs’ faces on them.
YourPhotoSocks.com specializes in printing designs directly on the socks you choose, whether they’re birthday socks, holiday socks or just general designs. Their socks are not only unique but also built to last, as they’re handmade and digitally printed with eco-friendly ink. The result is a pair of socks with bright colors, a clear picture of your pup and a clear conscious knowing you made a purchase that was good for the environment. Just Upload a photo of your dog on YourPhotoSocks.com, choose a design and their designers will create a pair of socks just for you. If you receive your socks and feel they’re defective or of poor quality, they offer a 30-day period when you can exchange them or get a full refund. Each pair of socks costs $15.99, but you get a pair free if you buy two. You also get free shipping for orders over $39.98.
GoPupSocks.com works just like a typical photo sock distributor where you send them your pet photo, they crop it and then use it to design your custom-made socks. Pup Socks is on the higher end of the price spectrum when compared to other dog sock companies, but they offer benefits that make you feel good about shopping with them. For example, since they are based in Atlanta instead of somewhere overseas, they promise to create and ship out your socks within one business day. Plus, Pup Socks supports the Humane Society of the United States and other animal welfare organizations that care for dogs. And if you don’t love your order, they’ll fix it or issue a refund to make it right. Expect to pay close to $25/pair unless you have a promo code. Shipping is only a flat rate of $3.
My Face Socks
MyFaceSocks.com has a wide variety of designs to choose from and even allows you to personalize your socks even further by adding the option to have your dog’s name printed on them. Although they have a lower cost compared to other sock companies, their return policy is more strict, and they make you pay extra for quick shipping. For returns, the socks have to be defective or damaged upon receiving them. As for shipping, you can expect to pay $7.99, depending where you live, but there is free shipping over $49. The average cost for a pair of socks with your dog’s face on it is $15.95 plus $1.99 for your dog’s name printed on the socks.
Divvy Up Socks
This custom sock company is unique in that it also sells limited pairs of fuzzy socks in addition to the traditional type. Also, DivvyUpSocks.com allows you to put the faces of up to three different dogs on your socks. The price you pay depends on how many different dog faces you want on them. If you’re not sure what type of socks to gift or don’t have a photo of the dog yourself, you can always give a gift card. As for the cost, socks with one dog cost $24, socks with two dogs cost $30 and socks with three dogs cost $36. They accept all returns and exchanges no matter what the reason. Orders can take up to 10 days to process, however. The cost for shipping is $3.75 vis USPS, which takes three to five days.
Another company that does more for dogs than just make cute socks for them is FubabySocks.com. Over 6 million pets are sent to animal shelters annually across the United States, and 1.5 million of those animals are euthanized. Furbaby Socks donates 5% of the net profit of from every pair of custom socks to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty for Animals (ASPCA) in an effort to help provide shelter and food to these animals. Unlike other socks, you can wash these right in the washing machine instead of hand-washing them. They’re also made in the United States and take an average of three days to produce and ship out. The cost is $22.95 plus $2.99 if you want the faces of two dogs on them. For flat rate shipping is $6.99, but you can get free shipping if you buy two pair.
Sockery.com is another company that makes their socks in the United States and offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee. They also allow the option to have the faces of three different dogs on them. The cost is $24.99 for one dog’s face, $30.99 for two dogs’ faces and $36.99 for three dogs’ faces. Standard shipping costs $2.99 and arrives in three to five business days, but you should allow up to seven days of processing time. Shipping is free for orders over $40.
One commonality among all these sock makers is that you should be sure to choose a high-quality image of your dog when ordering, so you can ensure that the face is clear when it is printed on the socks. Other than that, you’re sure to find a great pair of socks devoted to your four-legged friend, and they make a unique gift for any pet owner.
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