17 Dog Gifts to Get Their Tail Wagging

Treat your furry friend to something special. Check out some of our favorite dog gifts, including durable toys, homemade treats and more.

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Nylabone Stick Toy
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Nylabone Stick Toy

Does your pup always pick up a stick on their walk? This maple and bacon-flavored stick-shaped toy from Nylabone lets them bring the stick indoors! The best part is the nylon and real wood toy is soft on your dog’s teeth, so there’s no risk of painful splinters. By the way, these are the cleaning supplies you shouldn’t use around a dog.

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Best Choice Products Raised Mesh Cot Cooling Dog Bed with Removable Canopy Shade Tent, Travel Bag, Breathable Fabric
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Pet Tent

Keep your pup cool under the sun this summer with this pet tent. The mesh bottom stays cool, so your dog can enjoy the backyard barbecue with you, even as the temperatures rise. It’s also built for the long haul, equipped with a steel frame that can withstand any dog—yup, even the chewers—and weather. What’s even better is you have a choice between sleek gray and cherry red. Speaking of summer, skip sharing these seasonal foods with your dog.

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Aquapaw Treat Mat
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Aquapaw Treat Mat

Make your pup’s next bath a little easier with Aquapaw’s treat mat. Just spread some peanut butter on the silicone mat, suction cup it to the wall of your bathtub or shower and give the easiest dog wash of your life!

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PetFusion Memory Foam Dog Bed
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PetFusion Memory Foam Dog Bed

Perfect for older dogs with stiff joints, this orthopedic dog bed from PetFusion is made with a four-inch memory foam mattress and machine-washable cover. Here are some everyday habits of great dog owners.

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Ice Cream Squeak Toy
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Ice Cream Squeak Toy

While you can’t give your dog actual ice cream, you can treat them to this scooped ice cream cone squeak toy. This squeaker is also available in strawberry or vanilla, two types of cupcakes, three types of doughnuts, a coffee mug and a popsicle.

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Matching Dog Collar Bow Tie & Owner Friendship Bracelet
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Matching Dog Collar

This stylish and durable collar is sure to be the envy of the dog park. As an added bonus, each collar comes with a matching friendship bracelet for you, so you’ll always have a little something to remind you of your furry friend.

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Gifts for dogs pet bandana
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Willowear Bandanas

Help your dog look extra stylish with this buffalo plaid bandana. Available in four sizes and two colors, you’re sure to find a look that fits Fido perfectly. Here’s how to keep your pup cool in the hot summer months.

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GoTags Stainless Steel ID Tag
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GoTags Stainless Steel ID Tag

Keep your pet safe and secure with a customized tag. Each shape can fit your name, address and phone number in case your pup wanders off on his own.

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Waterpik PPR-252 Pet Wand Pro Dog Shower Attachment By Waterpik
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Waterpik Pet Wand

Ease your furry friend’s bathtime worries with the pet wand made for getting the job done quickly and easily. You can even control the water pressure if your pup prefers a gentle rinse over the constant flow of the outdoor hose. It’s also much easier to wrangle, leaving one hand free for head rubs and lathering. Every good boy deserves this!

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KONG Cozies Squeaky Toy
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KONG Cozies Squeaky Toy

Give your pup a friend for when you’re not at home with this adorable squeaky toy. Available in several sizes and different animal shapes, you’ll be sure to find the perfect new bestie for your dog.

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BAAPET Dog Leash
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BAAPET Dog Leash

Make long walks in the park a little more fun with this durable dog leash. Its reflective material makes it a perfect pick for both day and night.

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Ginger Dog Biscuits
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Homemade Treats

Treat your or a friend’s dog to these holiday bones. These biscuits are soft with a hint of spices and come together in less than an hour. Check out these 9 other homemade dog treat recipes.

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Otterly Pets Rope Toys
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Otterly Pets Rope Toys

Get ready for the most epic tug-of-war session, ever! This pack of five toys is made from cotton for a durable, yet natural, way to engage with your pup.

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Greenies Dental Dog Treats
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Greenies Dental Dog Treats

Dogs are adorable. But their breath isn’t so cute. Treat your doggie to these easy-to-digest dental snacks. The treats are designed to clean teeth and freshen breath. This is why your dog has bad breath (and how to fix it).

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PetFusion Blanket
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PetFusion Blanket

Whether it’s used to keep your pup warm at night, soften up their kennel or just give them something to cuddle with when you’re away, this microfiber plush blanket is a must.

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Outward Hound Fun Feeder Bowl
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Outward Hound Fun Feeder Bowl

Keep tummy aches at bay with this genius pet bowl. Its maze-like design aims to help slow down your pup’s eating habits.

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Twin Critters TennisWools
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Twin Critters TennisWools

Made for dogs, this high-quality tennis ball is hand-made with merino wool in Nepal. Without any toxic or plastic materials, it’s safe for your pup to play with without the fear of injuring your pet if it gets chewed through.

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Caroline Stanko
Caroline has been with Taste of Home for the past seven years, working in both print and digital. After starting as an intern for the magazine and special interest publication teams, Caroline was hired as the third-ever digital editor for Taste of Home. Since then, she has researched, written and edited content on just about every topic the site covers, including cooking techniques, buzzy food news, gift guides and many, many recipe collections. Caroline also acts as the editorial lead for video, working with the Test Kitchen, videographers and social media team to produce videos from start to finish. When she’s not tip-tapping on a keyboard, Caroline is probably mixing up a killer cocktail, reading a dog-eared library book or cooking up a multi-course feast (sometimes all at once). Though she technically lives in Milwaukee, there is a 50/50 chance Caroline is in Chicago or southwest Michigan visiting her close-knit family.