The holidays are just around the corner again, and you're probably getting ready to do gift shopping for your dog-adoring friends and family. You've looked at holiday gift guides for dog owners online, but the problem that you see is that they offer the same ideas – dog treats, houses, leashes and other things that a dog owner probably already has.

What you actually want is a unique holiday gift for a dog lover that will surprise them and be useful in the long-run. Being able to give personalized dog lover gifts is a plus and more memorable for any loving dog owner.

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Our editors got together to throw some creative, wine-powered, holiday-infused ideas around and came up with 40+ unique holiday gift ideas for dog owners and passionate dog lovers (and I bet you that you haven't considered at least half of them!)

Moreover, we've broken down this list into price categories, so you've got cheaper holiday gifts for dog lovers that are under $20 (including Secret Santa gifts for dog lovers) and then going up slowly in cost, all the way up to $100+ in price – something for someone very special.

ALSO READ: 34 Cheapest Christmas Gifts for Dogs

The Unique Holiday Gifts Guide for Dog Owners

Stocking Stuffers for Dog Lovers

Texts from Dog 2024 Day-to-Day Calendar 1. Funny Dog Owner Gifts: Texts from Dog 2024 Day-to-Day Calendar

PRICE: $21.45

Pictured above, this gift is not for the faint of heart. This desk calendar includes some colorful language, but it also includes some hilarious texts from one dog to his owner.

Animal Spotted dog Shape Roller Ball Pens Gel Ink Ballpoint Pen Rollerball Pen for Business School and office Use (4) 2. Animal-Spotted Dog Shape Roller Ballpens

PRICE: $11.99

Measuring 5” x 2” x 1.4”, these dog-shaped pens feature colorful spotted dogs that work as black ballpoint pens. This is definitely one of the Etsy dog owner gifts you can give!

"Home Is Where The Dog Is" Magnetic List Pads Uniquely Shaped Sticky Notepad Measures 8.5 by 3.5 Inches 3. “Home Is Where the Dog Is” Magnetic List Pad

PRICE: $9.99

The perfect size to slip in a Christmas stocking, this magnetic notepad for dog lovers measures 8.5” x 3.5”. If you are looking for the best Secret Santa gifts for dog lovers, you should have this on your list!

KEAZA Cotton Crew Socks Liner Sock for Women 5pack WZ10 (C1) 4. Cartoon Cotton Dog Crew Socks

PRICE: $12.99

For some homes, it’s tradition to give some sort of underwear for Christmas. These novelty dog socks are sure to be appreciated by any dog lover and are a great addition to a gift basket for dog lovers.


Dog Lovers Gifts Under $20

About Face Designs Hilarious Say What Collection - Silicone Wine Cup, 12.5-Ounce, My Dog 5. Unbreakable Wine Glasses for Dog Lovers

PRICE: $10.99

Made from 100% silicone, these unbreakable wine glasses each feature a watercolor paw print. Dishwasher-safe and food-grade silicone, every purchase of these glasses nets a donation to shelter dogs, too!

Pearhead Dog or Cat Pawprint Tabletop Photo Frame With Clay Paw Print Imprint Kit, Keepsake for Pet Lovers, 4" x 6" Photo Insert, Espresso6. Pearhead Dog or Cat Paw Print Pet Keepsake Photo Frame

PRICE: $17.79

This espresso photo frame measures 11.63” W x 7.56” H x 1.38” D and has one section for a photo and one for a customized clay pawprint. The frame also comes with a clay kit so that your gift recipient can capture their dog’s paw print forever, making it one of the best-personalized dog lover gifts.

Infinity Collection Dog Charm Bracelet - Paw Print Jewelry- Dog Lovers Bracelet- Dog Owner Bangle - Gift for Dog Lovers7. Infinity Collection Dog Charm Bracelet

PRICE: $15.99

This adjustable bangle bracelet is something special without a hefty price tag. The bracelet features four charms – two hearts, a paw print, and a bone. The hearts read “You had me at woof” and “my dog”.

Elements Cute Door Stopper for Home and Office - Tweed Brown Dog Weighted Fabric Animal Door Stopper, 10-Inch, Multicolor 8. Tweed Brown Dog Weighted Fabric Animal Door Stopper

PRICE: $11.99

A weighted brown dog, this doorstop is the perfect touch for any dog lover's home! It's heavy enough to keep holding the door and will usually blend with most interior designs.

Pettsie Matching Dog Collar and Owner Friendship Bracelet, Adjustable Size Small and Medium, Durable, Pet-Friendly Hemp with Fancy Pattern, Comfortable, Strong, Carton Box, M, Red9. Friendship Collar Dog Collar and Matching Bracelet Set

PRICE: $19.99

When your dog is your best friend, there’s no better way to show it than with a matching collar and friendship bracelet set! Because of their compact size, you can add this to your gift basket for dog lovers.

SOCOSY Cute Retro Style Smiling Dogs Ceramic Seasoning Dishes Sauce Dish Sushi Dipping Bowl Appetizer Plates Tea Bag Holder Serving Dish for Kitchen, 5 Inch, Set of 4 10. Cute Retro Style Smiling Dogs Ceramic Seasoning Dishes

PRICE: $14.99

If the dog lover in your life is also a kitchen busybody, then this set of four ceramic plates is ideal! Printed with four dogs, these square plates (pictured above) are 4.7” and microwave and dishwasher-safe.


Dog Lovers Gifts Between $20 and $30

Willow Tree Angel of Comfort, Offering an Embrace of Comfort and Love, to Mark a Memory of a Beloved Pet, for Pet Lovers, Dog Owners, Pet Adoption, Remembrance or Loss, Sculpted Hand-Painted Figure11. Secret Santa Gifts for Dog Lovers: Willow Tree Angel of Comfort by Susan Lordi

PRICE: $29.92

Appropriate for the Willow Tree collector, the older gift recipient, or the angel lover, this 3.5-inch tall hand-painted resin figure features an angel boy holding a dog lovingly in his arms. Pictured above, this beautiful gift is suitable as an Etsy dog owner gift for any pet lover on your list.

One Fur All, Pet House Candle - 100% Plant-Based Wax Candle - Pet Odor Eliminator for Home - Non-Toxic and Eco-Friendly Air Freshening Scented Candles - (Pack of 1, Moonlight)12. Pet House Candle

PRICE: $21.84

Available in fifteen different fragrances, this all-natural candle is pet-safe and perfect for eliminating pet odors. With a 60 to 70-hour burn time, the candle itself is made from soy wax and is completely paraffin-free, which makes it a great inclusion for a gift basket for dog lovers.

Dog Shape Plant Container,Face Flower Pots for Indoor and Outdoor Plants (Gray Schnauzer) 13. Gray Schnauzer Shape Plant Container

PRICE: $24.99

If the dog lover in your life is also a gardener, this schnauzer planter is the perfect gift idea!  This piece (pictured right) measures 35.5 x 19 x 24.5 cm.



Dog Lovers Gifts Between $30 and $40

NIKKY HOME 2022 Vintage Wood Month Date Blocks Large Perpetual Calendar Desk Accessory, Shabby Chic Dog Shaped, Wooden Daily Calendar for Home and Office Decor, Beige 14. Shabby Chic Dog Shaped Wood Blocks Perpetual Desk Calendar

PRICE: $32.99

This wooden Dachshund calendar is perfect for the student dog lover or the workaholic! Making it one of the practical Etsy dog owner gifts, this 13.4” x 3.1” x 5.7” shabby chic piece adds a touch of dog to any desk!

Chanasya Premium Solid Faux Long Fur Throw Blanket - Soft, Fuzzy Throw Blanket - for Bed or Couch - 50" x 65” - Creme 15. Super Soft Ivory Creme Microfiber Throw Blanket

PRICE: $34.99

This 50” x 65” throw is extra soft and shaggy and perfect for curling up with a furry best friend to catch a Netflix marathon. If you're looking for the comfiest Etsy dog owner gifts, you might want to add this to your list!

CafePress Dog Mom Women's Dark Pajamas Womens Novelty Pajama Set, Comfortable PJ Sleepwear 16. Dog Mom Cotton Pajamas

PRICE: $32.95

These soft, 100% cotton pajamas are comfortable and breathable. Perfect for the proud dog mom, the top of this pajama set features the very definition of what it means to be a dog mom!


Dog Lovers Gifts Between $40 and $50

17. Skechers Women's Beach Bingo Purr

Skechers BOBS Women's Beach Bingo-Dog House Party Sneaker, Taupe Multi, 7 W US

 Party Sneaker

PRICE: $43.09-$45.12

Pictured above, these comfortable sneakers feature gorgeous prints of different dog breeds. They are easy to slip on and comfortable to wear all day.

Custom Dog or Cat Hoodie, Gifts for Dog Lovers, Illustrated, Hand Drawn, Dog Photo Shirt, Custom Pet Portrait, Picture on Hoodie, Dog Hoodie for People 18. Custom Pet Hoodie

PRICE: $49.99

This handmade hooded sweatshirt features a large front pocket and is designed with a customized portrait of your gift recipient’s dog on the front painted from a photograph.

Tote Bag - Dogs and Pups. a repurposed denim, embroidery, lined. Eco-Friendly handbags. 19. Eco-Friendly Dogs Tote Bag Made From Repurposed Denim

PRICE: $42.00

Support the eco-friendly movement and gift the person you love an eco-friendly cotton tote! Large enough to fit a small grocery shop and perfect for a library visit, this is a versatile, practical, and great choice for personalized dog-lover gifts.

World's Greatest Weiner Dad Dog Lovers Funny Weiner Dad Zip Hoodie 20. World's Greatest Weiner Dad Zip Hoodie

PRICE: $47.99

The avid dog dad is sure to love this World’s Greatest Weiner Dad zip-up hoodie with a metal zipper. Available in navy and black, this hoodie is a 90/10 cotton/poly blend with a drawstring hood and a 100% money-back guarantee!

Pet Memorial Gift - Personalized Pet loss Gifts Necklace - Dog - Cat - Jewelry - Dog Remembrance - Fur Baby - In Memorial - Sympathy Gift - Small 21. Personalized Dog Memorial Gift Necklace

PRICE: $40.00

Considered one of the ideal personalized dog lover gifts, this beautiful necklace is given to any dog lover who has recently lost their beloved pet. This silver necklace comes with an 18” box chain, a bone charm, an angel wing charm, a personalized initial charm, and a tag stamped with the date of their pup’s passing.


Picture It! Pet Personalized Woven Throw

Dog Lovers Gifts Between $50 and $60

Personalization Universe Picture It! Pet Personalized 50" x 60" Woven Throw 22. Best Personalized Dog Lover Gifts: Picture It! Pet Personalized Woven Throw

PRICE: $51.99

A soft cotton/poly blend throw with a fringe border, this can be personalized with a favorite full-color photo of any pet (pictured above). So if you're looking for the ideal personalized dog lover gifts, you should consider this as an option.

Animal Canvas Poster Wall Art Decoration with Framed Multi Color Golden Retriever Dog Poster Wall Decor for Living Room, Bedroom, Study, Kids Room, Home Decor.(Multicolor_16*24in) 23. Golden Retriever Canvas Poster Wall Art Decoration

PRICE: $52.80

This 16” x 24” canvas features a smiling Goldie. Ready to display, this canvas comes with a hanging kit and a lifetime warranty.

CHALA Toffy Dog Carryall Zip Denim Tote Handbag, Dog Lovers Gift 24. Chala Toffy Dog Tote Handbag

PRICE: $56.32

Another pretty gift for fur moms from our collection is this denim handbag with a Toffy Dog in front that also serves as a convenient pocket for phones, coins, or a little cash. This Challa Toffy Dog handbag measures 18″ x 10″ x 12.5″ and comes with two side pockets, a rear pocket with magnetic snap closure, and an inner slide pocket.

Metal Weathervane with Animal Ornament, Wind Direction Indicator Garden Stake Weather Vane Professional Measuring Tool Farm Scene Yard Roof Mount Easy Use,35X50CM (Color : C, Size : 35X50CM) 25. Best friend Metal Weathervane Roof Mount

PRICE: $53.74

Unusual but certainly unique, this man and his dog weathervane is a great way for any dog lover to proclaim their love for dogs to the world!

Willow Tree True, Truly a friend, Box for Jewelry and Treasures with Bas-Relief Carving of Girl with Puppy Dog, Sculpted Hand-Painted Keepsake Box 26. Carved Dog Jewelry Box

PRICE: $59.00

This wooden jewelry box features two dogs and a heart carved into the lid and can be engraved on the bottom. Both the color and the son played by the music box can be customized, making it a great choice for personalized dog lover gifts.


Dog Lovers Gifts Between $60 and $70

SVNXIUS Resin Dog Decor, Newspaper Balloon Dog Statue Decor for Home Decor, Bookshelf TV Stand Decor, Shelf Decorations for Home,Bedroom, Living Room and Office, Memorial Gift 27. Newspaper Balloon Dog Statue Decor

PRICE: $65.99

A gorgeous resin sculpture newspaper-style, this piece could be a fun and modern addition to your friend's home. This statue measures 10.23 x 3.94 x 8.27 inches.

Steel Dog Address Sign | Labrador Welcome Sign | House Number Sign | Dog Yard Art | Metal Address Plaque | Address Yard Sign 28. Steel Dog Address Sign

PRICE: $69.99

Cut in 14-gauge steel, this steel address sign can be customized to any breed and is available in a range of finishes. This sign measures 16” x 17”.

Dog Lovers Gifts Between $70 and $80

Eliteart-Dogs Playing Poker by Cassius Marcellus Coolidge Oil Painting Reproduction Giclee Wall Art Canvas Prints-Framed Size:22 1/2" x25 1/2"29. Dogs Playing Poker by Cassius Marcellus

PRICE: $79.99

There’s no accounting for taste, and some people genuinely love the Dogs Playing Poker piece by Cassius Marcellus, making it one of the most unique and funny dog owner gifts. This framed giclée is framed to 22 1/2″ x 25 1/2″ and is printed on cotton canvas and guaranteed not to fade for 100 years.

Fun and Cute Vintage Dog Bookends - Resin Heavy Duty Book Ends Book Holder for Shelf Book Shelf Stopper Unique Bookends 30. Vintage Dog Bookends

PRICE: 77.08

Looking for something unique for the eclectic collector in your life? This set of vintage dog bookends is sure to fit right in with their collection!

Dog Lovers Gifts Between $80 and $90

Wisdom Panel Breed Discovery Dog DNA Kit: Most Accurate Dog Breed Identification, Test for 365+ Breeds, MDR1 Health Test, Ancestry, Relatives 31. Wisdom Panel 3.0 Breed Identification DNA Test Kit

PRICE: $84.99

Most pet parents of mixed breed dogs have wondered about the genetic composition of their furkid. Unfortunately, most pet parents can’t justify the cost of a DNA testing kit, so this kit from Wisdom Panel (pictured above) makes the ideal gift!

Hi-Line Gift 87790-B Shiba Inu Sitting Statue 32. Shiba Inu Sitting Statue

PRICE: $88.19

If you have a Shiba Inu-loving friend, you can definitely consider getting them this gift! This statue measures 15.83 H x 16.14 L x 6.69 W. Hand cast and hand-painted, this unique statue makes the perfect dog lover’s gift.

Cowboy and Dog Napping Statue Sculpture 33. Cowboy and Dog Napping Statue Sculpture

PRICE: $90.00

This interesting sculpture stands at 9.25 inches x 6.3 inches x 9.25 inches and is made from cold-cast bronze material. If you are looking for surprising Secret Santa gifts for dog lovers, you might want to consider this beautiful piece!

Framed Art Print, 'Le Chien (The Dog)' by Pablo Picasso: Outer Size 15 x 13" 34. Framed Art Print, ‘Le Chien (The Dog)' by Pablo Picasso

PRICE: $88.00

If you’re looking for something a little more attention-grabbing and sure conversation-starter, then framed art of Picasso's Le Chien (The Dog)' is the ideal solution! This is the perfect gift for dog owners who are also art lovers, and this is no ordinary Etsy dog owner gift.

Deluxe Dog Gift Box Basket with 4 Grain Free Gluten Free Treats and 5 Toys for A Favorite Canine Fur Baby Perfect for Dog Lover Dog Birthday Dog Dog Gift for Furry Pet Friend- Prime 35. Deluxe Dog Gift Baskets

PRICE: $81.95

If the dog lover in your life recently adopted a new furry family member, then this overfilled gift basket is a great gift choice for them! Filled with toys and treats, grooming products, and more, there is no better way to say congratulations and Merry Christmas with this jam-packed gift basket for dog lovers!

Dog Lovers Gifts Between $90 and $100

3D innovation Crystal Photo, Valentines Gifts for Women, Men, Wife, Husband, Mom, Great Personalized Gifts With Your Own Photo, 3D Photo Heart, Custom 3D Picture, Customized Couple and Pet Gifts 36. Unique 3D Crystal Personalized Photo

PRICE: $99

Choose your dog's photo and have it digitally printed in crystal glass. Perfect for dog lovers who wish to flaunt their cute pup's portrait at home or at the office. This could also be a perfect gift for dog lovers out there who want to keep their pup's memories alive.

Pet Customized in Stained Glass

37. Pet Customized in Stained Glass

PRICE: $100

If you have been looking for something with a little more color to it, then this customizable brightly colored stain glass suncatcher is just the gift for them! Customizable to any dog breed from any photograph, this is one of the personalized dog lover gifts that can’t be reproduced anywhere else.


Dog Lovers Gifts Over $100

38. 12 Months Bark Box Subscription

PRICE: $264

What dog lover doesn’t want to spoil their dog? There are few better ways of pampering your pooch than a 12-month subscription to Bark Box, a monthly delivery for dogs of all sizes filled with toys and treats!

Dyson V7 Car+Boat Cord-Free Handheld Vacuum Cleaner, Purple 39. Dyson V7 Handheld Vacuum – Cordless

PRICE: $389.99

If you really love the dog lover in your life, then you’d gift them a handheld Dyson cordless vacuum. Perfect for cleaning up chewed-up puppy messes and dog hair tumbleweeds, it’s one of the highest-rated handheld vacuums for dog owners.

40. Custom Pet Nose Print Necklace

PRICE: $215 – $299

A personalized necklace featuring a heart printed with your gift recipient’s dog’s nose print. You have two choices with this gift – give the print kit to your gift recipient so they can make the necklace, or be very sneaky and steal a nose print and fingerprint from your friend and their dog, making them the perfect Secret Santa gifts for dog lovers… Still, I advise the first choice.

Northport Modern Boy Plays with Dog Outdoor Floor Water Fountain 24 3/4" High Modern for Garden Backyard Patio Porch Home Bedroom House Living Room Relaxation Exterior Balcony - John Timberland 41. Boy and Dog Statue Based on Sylvia Shaw Judson Sculpture

PRICE: $199.98

If you’re looking for something a little extravagant for the dog fan you love, this boy and dog garden statue is the perfect addition to any home. Measuring 24″ high, 13″ wide, and 16″ deep, this weather-resistant statue by John Timberland is painted with a bronze finish and comes with a water pump and a 6-foot-long cord.

Shopping Tips for Picking Creative Holiday Gifts

We've picked these out from the most convenient places, online retailers like Etsy, Amazon, UncommonGoods, and others. You may find the best Etsy dog owner gifts in this list, along with other gift items that are quite rare to find.

If you don't find anything on this list of unique holiday gift guides for dog owners, make sure to click on a gift and then scroll down to “Related Items” or “Customers Also Bought” on Amazon or another retailer's product page. You'll see more creative and unique dog theme gift ideas under there.

Unique Holiday Gifts — Choosing the “Perfect” Present

After reading this article, you may be confused about what unique holiday gifts you should be buying for dog owners and dog lovers. For instance, there are hundreds of Etsy dog owner gifts that can be budget-friendly, functional, fun, and unique.

In the end, the choice will be up to you. The best way to pick the “perfect” holiday gift for dog owners is to identify their Fido's needs and interests.

Some dogs love treats, so a gift basket for dog lovers is definitely on top of the list. To make the holidays more memorable, you can choose personalized dog-lover gifts.

If your friend, who is a dog lover, has a good sense of humor, you may want to give funny dog owner gifts to lighten up the mood for the holidays. However, if you have no idea what the recipient may like, you can always opt for Secret Santa gifts for dog lovers.

That way, the holiday gift would come as a surprise for you, your dog lover friend, and for the pooch as well. You shouldn't be too pressured to give the best Christmas gift.

After all, it's not about the gift. It's the thought that counts.

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Diana currently lives and works in London, UK and she's been an animal lover and dog owner since she was a child. After graduating high school, she focused on getting her degree in English to become a writer with a focus on animals, pets and dogs.