22 Fantastic Dog Dad Gifts (Updated)


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Shopping for the men in your life can be hard, right? But if the man in question happens to have a dog, you’re in luck, because we’ve dug up some great dog dad gifts for Father’s Day, birthdays, and beyond.

From t-shirts and socks to sports gear and gadgets—with a few classic dad jokes thrown in—there’s a gift for every “dogfather” on your list.

22 Dog Dad Gifts

white mug that says, "I work hard so my dog can live the dream."

Funny, and just a little cheesy—like any good dad joke. This 11-ounce ceramic coffee mug is both dishwasher and microwave safe, and lets everyone know who this dog dad is really working for. Discover more dog dad gifts in our Father’s Day Shop.

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red shirt that says, "Dog father, beer lover."

Tell it like it is with this super soft 100% fine jersey cotton tee in a fitted style that comes in 10 different colors—you’re sure to find this dog dad gift in their favorite hue.

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German shorthaired pointer cufflinks in silver

Skip gifting your dog dad a cliche tie and opt instead for a pair of classy cufflinks—like this hand crafted sterling silver set—just right for adding subtle doggy flair to a suit or formal attire.

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cover of dog dad gift book, "Dog Shaming," by Pascale Lemire.

Dog dads love a gag gift! He’s sure to chuckle through this book’s pages, full of dogs misbehaving, sneaking, or doing something gross—but always being hilarious. After all, even when dogs are at their worst, they’re still the best!

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glass beer mug with silhouette of retriever

Pour a cold one into this dishwasher-safe 16 oz glass mug with the silhouette of a retriever etched in. Not a retriever dad? No worries! Check out Trinx’s other dog breed beer (and wine!) glasses to find your dog dad’s match. Cheers!

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white tote reading, "dog dad" in bold black letters

Dog dads can carry it all in this tough cotton canvas tote bag. It’s big enough for frisbees, treats, and other dog park gear, plus a water bottle and human snacks or gadgets. Discover more dog dad gifts in our Father’s Day Shop.

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box of Wisdom Panel dog DNA test kit for dog dad gift

Dad can get to know his best furry friend even better with this dog breed DNA test kit from Wisdom Panel. The lab analyzes over 350 breeds and varieties.

Just like with human kits, you simply swab your dog’s cheek, activate the kit online, and mail it to the lab. Look out, though—the results may just be your dog dad’s favorite conversation starter.

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black paw magnet with "Rescue Dad" text

For the guy who thinks his rescue is nothing short of perfect, here’s a sweet small dog dad gift he can stick on a car, fridge, or other metal surface that lets him know you love his rescue ways, too.

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bag of Hugo Coffee Roasters beans

Is the dog lover in your life also a serious caffeine fiend? The best part about this responsibly sourced small-batch coffee roaster is its mission to support dog rescue: proceeds from each bag go to Best Friends Animal Society and Nuzzles and Co.

If cold brew isn’t his thing, gift your dog dad one of Hugo’s other flavorful blends.

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dog dad gift of black pajama pants with dogs printed on them

Novelty pajama pants are a classic and cozy gift for dog dads who like to lounge (and who doesn’t?). Made from 100% cotton, these comfy bottoms come in a wide range of sizes.

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whiskey tumbler etched with the words "the dogfather"

This whiskey glass is perfect for a dog dad who enjoys a little nightcap next to their curled-up pup before hitting the hay. The design is hand-etched, so it won’t wash off, and the glass is dishwasher safe.

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white Furbo dog camera dispensing a treat

Gadget-happy dog dads will love this cool camera. They can use it to check up on, talk to, and even toss a treat for their dog buddy when they’re away from home.

Plus, it has night vision for full-on spy mode.

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brown trucker hat with dog patch on front

Put a dog on it! Goorin Bros. makes a solid trucker hat with several different animal patches, a mesh back, and adjustable snaps. Pop this cap on for your next dog walk, grocery store run, or hike.

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blue sock with dogs holding tennis balls on it

When in doubt, you can never go wrong with socks! This cotton-blend pair rocks a ribbed cuff and is emblazoned with handsome dogs holding tennis balls.

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card case with illustration of disapproving dog wearing monocle with champagne and pipe

This dapper—and a little tongue-in-cheek—vintage-style metal case is perfect for business cards, cash, or identification, and will surely please the discerning dog dad in your life.

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black and silver metal insulated coffee tumbler that says, "Canines and caffeine make me happy."

For the dog dad in your life who’s always got a leash in one hand and a cup of to-go joe in the other, this insulated 20 oz. engraved stainless steel tumbler, available in two color combos, is a must. It’ll keep drinks hot or cold and comes with a stainless steel straw and straw brush.

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full fleece face mask with realistic dog head print

For the dog dad who loves outdoor winter sports—or needs a Halloween costume. This fleece full-face mask is both warming and breathable and features fun 3D ears on top. Available in a variety of dog breed and other animal options as well.

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This dog dad gift aims to please; a sweet aluminum and stainless steel pup is just waiting to help them crack open a cold one.

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Man carrying large dog in K9 Sport Sack backpack

Dog dads (and everyone else!) can hit the road, trails, and more with their dogs in tow with this backpack by K9 Sport Sack. The Rover model can hold dogs up to 80 lbs and is oufitted with an attachable sun/rain hood and zippered vents as well as a removable storage bag; it’salso made from temperature-regulating material.

K9 Sport Sack has several other versions of backpack-carriers as well, designed to fit different dogs and for different activities.

Check our in-house review of this pack here

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personalized dog dad gift of wood picture frame with dog-related words painted on it

A nice touch for a bedside table or desk, you can personalize this frame by adding the name of that special dog when ordering. Pop in a photo to make it a very personal gift your favorite dog dad is sure to love.

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Seattle Seahawks logo leash

Have your dog dad rock his favorite team’s logo and colors on his next dog walk with this durable leash made from nylon webbing.

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cover of Best Hikes with Dogs book

Know an outdoorsy dog dad who likes to hit the trails with his best friend on the weekends? Mountaineers Books has published hiking guides for several regions, with hiking experts choosing trails for a variety of good-for-your-dog reasons, from paths with fewer children and hikers to terrain that’s less damaging to your pooch’s paws.

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