25 Holiday Gifts for Dogs (and Their Parents)

25 Holiday Gifts for Dogs (and Their Parents)

If you’re reading this article, it’s more than likely you agree that dogs are just the best ever. They’re the perfect snuggle buddy when it’s cold out, are always ready to celebrate at even the slightest provocation, and most of all, they love you unconditionally and treat you like the most important person in the world – because to them, you are.

So this Christmas, don’t forget one of the most important people – er, pets – on your list: your dog! Here are 25 of our favorite presents to spoil your beloved pup this holiday season.

BarkBox Memory Foam Dog Bed

Do you love how a brand-new mattress makes you feel? Your dog will, too.

Why we love it:

  • Ergonomic memory foam and gel foam helps relieve joint pain, hip dysplasia, and arthritis
  • Waterproof and machine washable fleece cover
  • Available in multiple sizes and colors to fit your dog and home décor

Cost: $32-$65

Get it HERE.

K & H Thermo Snuggly Sleeper Dog Bed

If you really want to pamper your pup during the cold winter months, get them their very own heated dog bed to snuggle up in.

Why we love it:

  • Electric heated dog bed keeps dogs warm and helps avoid joint stiffness in cold temperatures
  • Soft foam walls for your dog’s comfort
  • Tested and certified by MET Labs to meet safety standards

Cost: $63

Get it HERE.

American Kennel Club Sherpa Pet Blanket

Keep your favorite pup warm and cozy all season long with this extra-large fleece blanket.

Why we love it:

  • Use for added comfort on the couch, bed, or as a warmer for chilly walks in the park
  • Perfect for keeping pet hair off your car seat, bed, or furniture
  • Extra-large size makes it great for bigger breeds

Cost: $22

Get it HERE.

Pawz Dog Boots

If you’re walking in a winter wonderland with your dog, these boots are the perfect way to keep their paws protected.

Why we love it:

  • Protect your pup from ice, snow, salt, lawn chemicals, and hot surfaces
  • Disposable and reusable – comes with 12 in a package and each boot may be worn many times
  • Boots moves with your dog, allowing full paw motion and maximum comfort

Cost: $12-$14

Get it HERE.

GlycanAid HA Joint Supplement

What better gift is there than the gift of healthy joints? Because really, a lifetime of healthy joints means a lifetime of running, playing, and fetching – all the things dogs love best.

Why we love it:

  • Helps maintain normal healthy cartilage and joint function
  • Helps maintain strong bones and joint mobility
  • Great for dogs with existing joint health issues, or for healthy dogs to maintain joint function

Cost: $39-$89

Get it HERE.

Flexerna Omega Supplement

If you give your dog an omega supplement that contains fish oil, try upgrading them to one with green-lipped mussel oil, which is far more effective at reducing harmful inflammation – their joints will thank you for it.

Why we love it:

  • Specially formulated with green-lipped mussel oil – a natural source of glucosamine and chondroitin
  • Patented formula using highest-quality, all-natural, bio-sustainable ingredients
  • Easy-to-use and tastes great – dogs love it!

Cost: $39

Get it HERE.

Musher’s Secret Paw Wax

For dogs who absolutely won’t tolerate booties, this natural wax provides the ultimate paw protection in any season.

Why we love it:

  • Moisturizing blend of 100% pure natural waxes
  • Contains vitamin E to keep paws moisturized and prevent cracking
  • Forms a barrier to protect paws from the elements in harsh weather conditions

Cost: $12-$30

Get it HERE.

Embark Dog DNA Test Kit

Do you have a rescue pup whose breed is somewhat of a mystery? One simple cheek swab with this DNA test kit is all it takes to finally get some answers.

Why we love it:

  • Reveals your dog’s breed, ancestry, relatives, and more
  • Analyzes over 200K genetic markers and screens for over 250 breeds
  • Pinpoints your dog’s ancestry all the way back to their great-grandparents

Cost: $129

Get it HERE.

Pacific Pups Dog Rope Toy Set

If your dog destroys nearly every toy you give them, they’ll love unwrapping this extremely durable rope toy set that’s built to last.

Why we love it:

  • Fun set of toys for tossing, chewing, shaking, and fetching
  • Proceeds help support Pacific Pups Rescue, a non-profit dog rescue in California
  • Designed for aggressive chewers

Cost: $22

Get it HERE.

Nina Ottoson Twister Interactive Dog Toy

Worried about your dog being bored stuck indoors during the winter months? Food dispensing toys are a fun (and mentally stimulating!) way to keep your pup entertained when it’s too cold to go out.

Why we love it:

  • Perfect for small treats or kibble
  • Provides challenging mental stimulation to alleviate boredom and stress
  • Easy to clean

Cost: $15

Get it HERE.

Chuckit! Indoor Ball

Another great way for your pup to play indoors, this super-soft ball will keep them entertained – without destroying your house.

Why we love it:

  • Soft bounce designed for indoor play
  • Perfect activity for when it’s cold or wet outside
  • Great for strong chewers

Cost: $4

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GlowStreak LED Ball

If your busy schedule prevents you from playing with your furry friend during the day, these glow-in-the-dark balls make late night or early morning games of fetch a breeze.

Why we love it:

  • Bright, durable, and water resistant
  • Shuts off automatically after 10 minutes of inactivity to preserve batteries
  • Comes with two long-lasting batteries

Cost: $10

Get it HERE.

Kong Extreme Dog Toy

What dog doesn’t love the classic Kong? This Extreme version is designed with the most durable rubber to withstand even the most determined chewers.

Why we love it:

  • Helps reduce boredom
  • Relieves separation anxiety for extreme chewers
  • Erratic bounce fulfills a dog’s need to play

Cost: $8-$26

Get it HERE.

Bully Sticks

If your dog lives to chew, make their dreams come true with bully sticks, a long-lasting and delicious chew treat.

Why we love it:

  • All natural, all-beef chews
  • Protein-rich and 100% digestible – a safe alternative to rawhide
  • Helps clean your dog’s teeth and gums

Cost: $12 for a pack of 6

Get it HERE.

BarkBox Monthly Subscription

A customizable box of themed toys and treats for your dog – delivered every month – BarkBox is a gift that keeps on giving, all year round.

Why we love it:

  • Each box contains 2 toys, 2 bags of treats, and a chew
  • Customizable to fit your dog’s personality
  • Great gift for your pup or other dog lovers you know

Cost: Starts at $25/box

Get it HERE.

Wondercide Skin Tonic Spray

Winter weather can mean dryness and irritation for your dog’s skin. Luckily, Wondercide Skin Tonic Spray is the perfect remedy to keep them comfortable.

Why we love it:

  • Helps relieve itchy, irritated skin, hot spots, and skin allergies
  • All-natural with no harsh chemicals or artificial colors or fragrances
  • Made with healing neem oil to promote healthy skin

Cost: $17

Get it HERE.

Newman’s Own Chicken Hip & Joint Snack Sticks Dog Treats

If you’re going to let your pup indulge in some tasty treats this holiday season, they may as well be ones that do some good for their health as well.

Why we love it:

  • Contains anti-inflammatory ingredients like green-lipped mussels and turmeric to promote healthy joints
  • Gluten- and grain-free with no artificial ingredients
  • 100% of the profits go to charity

Cost: $4

Get it HERE.

Fruitables Healthy Dog Treats

Who says pets can’t indulge in the delicious flavors of the holidays, just like we do? With combinations like sweet potato/pecan and pumpkin/blueberry, Fruitables treats are healthy and delicious.

Why we love it:

  • Rich in antioxidants, nutrients, and fiber
  • Only 9 calories each, to avoid excess weight gain
  • Anti-inflammatory ingredients promote healthy joints

Cost: $5/bag

Get it HERE.

Platinum Pets Elevated Pet Bowls

For taller breeds, crouching down to eat meals on the floor can be particularly uncomfortable. Make mealtimes more enjoyable for your long-legged furry friend with these elevated food bowls.

Why we love it:

  • Sleek and minimalist design
  • Elevated feeding position eases back and neck strain, while improving digestion
  • Available in multiple sizes and colors

Cost: $10-$27

Get it HERE.

Outward Hound Fun Feeder Dog Bowl

Do you have a dog who gobbles their food entirely too fast? Help them slow down to stop uncomfortable bloating (while also adding a bit of fun to every bite) with this interactive dog bowl.

Why we love it:

  • Puzzle shaped bowl makes feeding fun and forces dogs to eat slower
  • Helps prevent bloat, regurgitation, and canine obesity
  • Top rack dishwasher safe for easy care and clean up

Cost: $2-$19

Get it HERE.

Mr. Peanut’s Premium Collapsible Pet Bowls

If you have a dog that loves to be out and about, these collapsible bowls are the perfect way to ensure a happy and healthy adventure for both of you.

Why we love it:

  • Durable, lightweight, and sturdy – holds both food and water
  • Collapsible design folds flat to fit easily in glovebox, suitcase, or backpack
  • Made from premium quality, food-grade silicone that is dishwasher safe and non-toxic

Cost: $9 for a pack of 4

Get it HERE.

GingerLead Support Harness

If your dog is older or recovering from a surgery, the GingerLead Support Harness can be just what they need to partake in the holiday cheer.

Why we love it:

  • Veterinarian recommended to help dogs with weak hind legs walk comfortably
  • Ideal for dogs recovering from knee or hip surgery, suffering from arthritis, or with other degenerative joint diseases
  • Comes in a variety of sizes, with adjustable height straps

Cost: $35-$65

Get it HERE.

Comfy Cone E-Collar

While an e-collar is probably not at the top of your dog’s wishlist, this comfortable alternative can be a lifesaver if your dog needs to use one in the new year.

Why we love it:

  • A great alternative to rigid plastic cones to help your dog heal
  • Flexible fabric conforms to doorways, pet doors, and other openings
  • Can be folded back when your dog is eating or drinking

Cost: $13-$32

Get it HERE.

Kurgo Wander Dog Ramp

Planning on leaving home for the holidays? The Kurgo Dog Ramp makes it easy for your pup (and their joints) to jump in and out of the car.

Why we love it:

  • Designed to be a low-stress entry point for pets
  • Great for senior dogs with arthritis, or younger dogs to prevent injury and joint impact
  • Foldable, lightweight design with gentle incline and non-slip surface

Cost: $90

Get it HERE.

The Other End of the Leash Book

So this is technically not a gift for your dog, but it will still benefit them greatly. This incredible book by animal behaviorist Patricia McDonnel, The Other End of the Leash: Why We Do What We Do Around Dogs, will teach any dog owner how to communicate with their pup better, be more understanding of them, and ultimately, be a more loving pet parent.

Why we love it:

  • Learn how to interact with your dog in a way that brings out their very best
  • Understand how your dog interprets your behavior
  • Combines scientific observations with heartwarming true stories

Cost: $12

Get it HERE.

Whatever you end up putting under the tree for your beloved pet, remember that the thing they really want for Christmas is to spend time with their favorite person: you! Wishing you and yours happy holidays from all of us at TopDog Health.