Be honest with yourself: holiday prep can become a little frantic the closer it gets to the end of the year, especially when it comes to buying presents you probably shouldn't have waited till the last minute to get. In need of more quick gift ideas and shopping tips? Think about it. What’s the one thing in your mom, dad, aunt, or bestie’s life that makes them smile more than anything? Hint: It walks on four legs and is probably tied for first with you as the favorite.
Seriously, do you want the best toys, treats, accessories, art, and apparel for dog lovers right now? (Think: a silly doggie bandana or paw-shaped coasters.) Yes? Then keep reading. The following are the 70 best gifts for dog lovers you can buy online, so this holiday season you can stay out of the ~doghouse~ for being a bad gift-giver, even if there's only a short amount of time left. You might even want to snag some of these for you and your own pup too.
If your friend is always hitting the road with her dog, she'll appreciate this travel bag that comes stocked with portable bowls, food storage containers, a poop-bag dispenser, and plenty of space to store toys.
What better gift for your doggy parent than a book dedicated to her furry best friend itself? Keep track of all the derpy photos and silly moments with your pooch to show potential partners, visitors, and guest pups alike.
Now adapted into a major motion picture, this novel is a story about companionship, love, and loss.
Told from the dog’s point of view (and voiced by Kevin Costner in the movie), this book is a tear-jerker, but well worth it for the insight into one dog’s devotion to his owner. (All together now: Awww.)
Published by National Geographic, this book is perfect for kids wanting to learn more about human’s best friend. It also features tons of beautiful photography, making it just as pretty as it is informational.
For The Coloring Lover
Dog Butt: An Off-Color Adult Coloring Book for Dog Lovers
For an accent piece on their (dog-hair-filled) couch, pick up these illustrated pillow covers. Specifically made for Chihuahua lovers, they'll enjoy these cheeky quotes.
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